Stories for November 7, 2010
A pedestrian was hit by a car on Bethesda Road outside Aberdeen Saturday evening around 7 p.m.
Three people died Saturday in a two-car collision on N.C. 24/27 just outside the Moore County line.
Pinecrest got by a tough hurdle in the boys’ 4A state soccer playoffs by defeating East Wake 2-0 in a second round match at home Saturday night.
The Carolina Panthers may hope to find more luck on their home turf as they prepare to take on the New Orleans Saints today.
Each month, The Pilot reprints the letters judged to be the best from the previous month.
Competitors in the annual Maples Junior Girls’ Invitational are in for a treat next month when the Eastern Junior Golf Association event scheduled for Dec. 27-28-29 will be held on the Pine Needles and Mid Pines courses.
Connor Reilly, of Whispering Pines, posted a 36-hole score of 5-over-par 149 to win the Boys’ Championship Division in the Bill Jones Memorial Tournament sponsored by The First Tee of the Sandhills and the Tin Whistles Club.
There were a lot of sad faces among the media folks gathered for the press conference at Pinehurst Resort Thursday concerning the restoration of the No. 2 Course.
Whispering Woods: The Men’s Golf Association played Oct. 29 and the game was a team event with one net ball on par-4 holes, two on par-3 and par-5 five holes. Bob Carlson, Tom Lyon and Rich Moran won with 101.
Bill Clement met Buck Adams in 1983 and they hit it off immediately.
The Sandhills equestrian calendar is updated weekly. To list your event e-mail info@SportingServices.net.
The St. Andrews Presbyterian College dressage team earned first and second place at the Intercollegiate Dressage Association show over the weekend hosted by North Carolina State University.
At its annual meeting Nov. 3, the Moore County Driving Club elected Dave Frump as president.
The O’Neal School varsity girls’ tennis team took seventh place out of 18 teams in the NCISAA 2-A state tournament held at the Cary Tennis Center Oct. 28-30.
The Sandhills Community College men’s basketball team got off to a strong start in its 2010-2011 campaign this week.
Visiting Chatham Central beat the North Moore football team 38-12 on Senior Night in Robbins Friday.
If you thought the San Francisco Giants pitching was excellent as they whipped the Texas Rangers, 4 games to 1, in the recent World Series, you would be correct.
Heading into the final game of the season, Viking head coach Ryan Riggan had expressed concern about the leadership of Douglas Byrd’s dynamic senior quarterback Junior Williams.
For the second consecutive year, the Sandhills Patriots varsity football team has won the PYFL Super Bowl.
About had it with election coverage? Need a change of pace, a touch of everyday humanity? We recommend the following, shared with us by Tom Fioretti, of Southern Pines.
The teachers and staff of Moore County Schools are to be commended for giving above and beyond the call of duty.
I just read Jim Dodson’s inspiring column “‘Greatest Victory’: Remembering Marshall” (Oct. 31) and found myself returning to Nov. 14, 1970.