Your Daily Journal- RSS SPORTS Feed http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/SPORTS http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/SPORTS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:46:26 EST 1800 Rockingham eliminated from Pony tourney http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50082906/Rockingham-eliminated-from-Pony-tourney DAVIDSON — The Rockingham Pony All-Star team needed to play three games to keep its South Region championship hopes aliveUnfortunately, it only got to on the field once. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Parents play vital role in academic success http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50074664/Parents-play-vital-role-in-academic-success ROCKINGHAM — Even as the NCAA's academic requirements for prospective student-athletes is set to increase, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association is prepared to keep its standards the same. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham Pony stays alive http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50074636/Rockingham-Pony-stays-alive HUNTERSVILLE — Facing possible elimination, the Rockingham Pony All-Star team came out swinging Friday afternoon.Literally. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Board members look at minimum GPA standard http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50064781/Board-members-look-at-minimum-GPA-standard ROCKINGHAM — Stuck between a rock and a hard place. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham Pony squad rained out http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50066141/Rockingham-Pony-squad-rained-out DAVIDSON — For the second time in three days, the Rockingham Pony All-Star team had its game at the South Region tournament postponed because of rain. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West rallies for tie in All-Star game http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50060043/West-rallies-for-tie-in-All-Star-game By D. Clay BestThe News & Observer Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Study shows athletes succeed in the classroom http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50048744/Study-shows-athletes-succeed-in-the-classroom ROCKINGHAM — The NCAA is doing its best to debunk the stereotype of athletes being labeled as just “dumb jocks.” Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Davidson edges Rockingham in Pony tourney http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50052286/Davidson-edges-Rockingham-in-Pony-tourney DAVIDSON — Rockingham Pony coach Jeff Ingram went away from his strategy of playing small ball for one inning. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Upcoming rule emphasizes academics for athletes http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/334929/Upcoming-rule-emphasizes-academics-for-athletes ROCKINGHAM — It's like an earthquake in the middle of the ocean.Everyone knows the tsunami is coming, but they are helpless to do anything to combat it. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Leviner gives WCU verbal commitment http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/332684/Leviner-gives-WCU-verbal-commitment ROCKINGHAM — Cody Leviner felt like it was “weight off of his shoulders.”What Leviner was referring to was his decision to verbally commit to Western Carolina University to play baseball. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham Pony team ready for next step http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/319275/Rockingham-Pony-team-ready-for-next-step ROCKINGHAM — The end result in Asheboro was just as Rockingham Pony coach Jeff Ingram hoped. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham Pony takes section title, advances to Davidson http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5323362/Rockingham-Pony-takes-section-title-advances-to-Davidson Staff reportASHEBORO — The Rockingham Pony team wrapped up its run to the East Zone Piedmont Section title undefeated. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham Pony team undefeated in tourney http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5313230/Rockingham-Pony-team-undefeated-in-tourney ASHEBORO — Pitching is the key to winning a championship and right now the Rockingham Pony team is getting more than its fair share of solid work on the mound. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Trout, McCutchen earn mid-year MVP honors http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5311246/Trout-McCutchen-earn-mid-year-MVP-honors With another All-Star Game in the books, it is time to hand out our annual mid-year awards.The races for the MVP in both the American and National Leagues have some familiar people as well as some very young faces in the mix. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Huntersville powers past Rockingham http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5298750/Huntersville-powers-past-Rockingham ROCKINGHAM — By the time Rockingham got its offense going against Huntersville, it was a little too late.After being held to one hit over four innings, Rockingham recorded three in the final two and scored three runs. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham rally falls short http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5298702/Rockingham-rally-falls-short ROCKINGHAM — With a one-run lead heading into the top of the fifth inning, Rockingham Mustang coach Danny Lampley was feeling good about his team's chances.All of those good feelings went flying out the window. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lumberton inches past Rockingham http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5291706/Lumberton-inches-past-Rockingham CARTHAGE — Unlike the first matchup when Lumberton pounded out a win over Rockingham, the rematch was much different.But the result was still the same — a Lumberton victory. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Way leads the way for Rockingham Mustangs http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5291662/Way-leads-the-way-for-Rockingham-Mustangs ROCKINGHAM — Before the Pony League East Zone Mustang tournament started, Rockingham coach Danny Lampley hoped his team would stay competitive in its games.On Tuesday it did more than that. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham stays alive in Ponytails tournament http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5279502/Rockingham-stays-alive-in-Ponytails-tournament CARTHAGE — At this stage in the tournament, it is all about survival for the Rockingham Ponytails team. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ellerbe brings smiles to campers’ faces http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5279984/Ellerbe-brings-smiles-to-campers-faces It was hard to tell who was having more fun — the kids or Dannell Ellerbe.Once again, Ellerbe sponsored a free football camp Saturday morning on the practice football fields at Richmond Senior. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST