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Home Courts: Cozy confines of Campbell's Carter Gym hosted some of basketball's biggest names - Fayetteville Observer: Sports

fayobserver.com — When the Camels held their home games at Carter, a player might be moving so fast while crossing the baseline that he or she exited the building before returning to the court, which is 4 feet short of regulation size.
Oct 22, 2014

Next up in #HomeCourts: Campbell's Carter Gym, where space constraints were part of the charm bit.ly/1ovgpMG pic.twitter.com/ZZTjZakDUi

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photo.fayobserver.com — It's been three years since Getty Images photographer Chris Hondros was killed while covering the civil war in Libya. His work is the subject of an exhibit opening September 11 at Methodist University in which some of the images shown here are included. Hondros is from Fayetteville and was also a former Fayetteville Observer staff photographer.

910Preps Power Rankings - Oct. 22 - Fayetteville Observer: 910Preps: High School Sports

fayobserver.com — Scotland reclaims the top spot after edging Pinecrest last week. Seventy-First is still nipping at the Scots' heels, however.

910Preps Pigskin Podcast - Oct. 22 - Fayetteville Observer: 910Preps: High School Sports

fayobserver.com — Jaclyn and Earl talk about Scotland's big win over Pinecrest and Seventy-First battling through injuries to stay unbeaten. Also, Earl catches up with Seventy-First alum and three-time Super Bowl winner Harry Sydney. Download this mp3 .
Oct 22, 2014

RT @jaclynshambaugh: This week's podcast includes an interview with Seventy-First alum and 3-time Super Bowl winner Harry Sydney #Run910 fayobserver.com/sports/high_sc…

Man killed crossing Raeford Road in west Fayetteville this morning - Fayetteville Observer: Crime & Courts

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Duke basketball scrimmages get intense - Fayetteville Observer: Sports

fayobserver.com — Like every other team, Duke won't play real games until the season begins in mid-November, but the competition the Blue Devils are seeing these days in practice is intense enough for now. With 10 players good enough to demand spots in the playing rotation, the competition for minutes is well under way.
Oct 22, 2014

With a lot of "trash talk" and competition, Duke basketball scrimmages get intense bit.ly/1yk2Vn6 pic.twitter.com/JYPaVOxG4g

New era begins in Wake Forest basketball - Fayetteville Observer: Sports

fayobserver.com — Taking the court to Fayetteville rapper J. Cole's "Rise and Shine," Wake Forest's basketball team followed its media day obligations and a short video session with a practice at Joel Coliseum. It's the dawn of a new era for the Demon Deacons, who are preparing for their first season under Manning.
Oct 22, 2014

With Wake taking court to J. Cole's "Rise & Shine," new era is dawning under Danny Manning: bit.ly/1pyQa2A pic.twitter.com/rCMxKWoyDt

Oct 21, 2014

With Wake taking court to J. Cole's "Rise & Shine," a new era has dawned under Danny Manning: bit.ly/1pyQa2A pic.twitter.com/rbEwqKRQCz

Pitts: Glazier's condemnation of dirty campaigning a unique moment in politics - Fayetteville Observer: Local News

fayobserver.com — He referred to himself as one and criticized recent campaign mailers that bashed the profession. He wasn't talking about mailers in his own race, but in the salty state Senate battle between incumbent Republican Wesley Meredith and Democrat Billy Richardson.