Your Daily Journal- RSS SPORTS Feed http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/SPORTS http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:39:08 EST 1800 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 Lumberton’s Britt silences Rockingham’s bats http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5269137/Lumbertons-Britt-silences-Rockinghams-bats CARTHAGE — Before the Dixie Softball Ponytails state tournament started, Rockingham coach Matthew Liles thought he had a solid combination of pitching and defense. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Greene day for Ponytails http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5266521/Greene-day-for-Ponytails CARTHAGE — It shouldn't have been any surprise that Jenna Greene finished the game the way she started it — striking out a Dunn batter. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mustang team preps for region tourney http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5260122/Mustang-team-preps-for-region-tourney ROCKINGHAM — Danny Lampley is realistic about his team's chances in next week's Pony League Mustang South Region tournament. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham Ponytails face familiar foe in opener http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5260152/Rockingham-Ponytails-face-familiar-foe-in-opener ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Ponytails relied on pitching to capture the Dixie Softball District 4 championship last month.And now they hope to copy that success to win a state championship in Carthage. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Britt sets powerlifting mark http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5253275/Britt-sets-powerlifting-mark BELMONT — While surfing the Internet, Robert Britt felt his competitive juices flowing again. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham Blue heads to High Point http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/5248857/Rockingham-Blue-heads-to-High-Point ROCKINGHAM — Reaching the semifinals was good enough to allow Rockingham Blue to move on. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST