Local Sports: Grace Christian

Mar. 02, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Overhills, W. Harnett split on the diamonds


Overhills 12, Western Harnett 6

Mar. 02, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

WBFT, Applebee’s hosting county Player of the Year shows

Local high school basketball fans should make plans to join WBFT TV 46 Sports for “Applebee’s Full Court Press” the next two Monday nights, March 3 and 10 at 7 each night, as the Applebee’s Lee County Player of the Year will be decided.

Feb. 28, 2014 @ 10:55 PM

High school scoreboard

Girls basketball

NCHSAA 3A State Tournament third round

- Union Pines 62, Rocky Mount 56

Feb. 26, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Area sports calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 26
Boys basketball
NCHSAA State Tournament second round 

Feb. 23, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Ayers going from a Crusader to a Knight

With his senior baseball season still to play, and a season in which the Crusaders will be looking to build on major strides from last spring, Grace Christian senior Aaron Ayers signed to keep

Feb. 22, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Halifax stops Lady Crusaders in state semifinal

No. 3-seeded Halifax Academy (22-2) rallied from six points down at halftime to top No. 2 Grace Christian (24-3), 60-56, in the semifinals of the NCISAA 1A State Tournament Friday night at Forsyth Country Day School.

Feb. 21, 2014 @ 10:45 PM

Halifax Academy stops Lady Crusaders in state semifinal

Girls basketball
NCISAA 1A State Tournament - semifinal
No. 3 Halifax Academy 60, No. 2 Grace Christian 56

Feb. 21, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Lady Crusaders roll into state semis

No. 2-seeded Grace Christian (24-2) advanced into the state semifinals with a 70-42 rout over No. 7 Hobgood Academy Thursday night in the NCISAA 1A State Tournament at Calvary Baptist Day School.

Feb. 21, 2014 @ 12:29 AM

Lady Crusaders advance to state final four

Girls basketball
NCISAA 1A State Tournament quarterfinal
No. 2 Grace Christian 70, No. 7 Hobgood Academy 42

Feb. 18, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Crusaders finish season with an OT victory

Boys basketball

Grace Christian 78, Cape Fear Christian 73 - OT

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Area sports calendar


Boys basketball

West Montgomery at Chatham Central - 2 p.m.

Southern Lee at Lee County - 2:30 p.m.

Union Pines at Gray’s Creek - 4:30 p.m.

Western Harnett at Cleveland - 6 p.m.

Corinth Holders at Triton - 7 p.m.

Feb. 14, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Yellow Jackets will host Cavaliers Saturday afternoon

Lee County will host Southern Lee for a varsity basketball doubleheader Saturday afternoon, with the girls game tipping off at 1 p.m. and the boys game at 2:30 p.m.

Feb. 13, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Crusaders earn All-CCC basketball honors

Grace Christian senior Anna Murr earned a spot on the Carolina Christian Conference's all-conference girls basketball team for the fourth consecutive season as the conference's regular season concluded last week with the Lady Crusaders (22-2, 9-1) and Northwood Temple sharing the CCC championship. 

Feb. 08, 2014 @ 12:17 AM

Crusaders head into tourney with a win

Zach Boggs poured in 28 points leading Grace Christian to a 65-47 victory over visiting Cape Fear Christian in the regular-season finale for the Crusaders Friday night.

Feb. 07, 2014 @ 11:51 PM

Lady Crusaders win CCC co-championship

Grace Christian celebrated its senior night Friday as the Lady Crusaders won a share of the Carolina Christian Conference championship with a 70-46 win over Cape Fear Christian.

Feb. 06, 2014 @ 11:54 PM

Crusaders romp by Lee Christian, 80-33

Grace Christian (12-11, 6-4) dominated visiting county-rival Lee Christian for an 80-33 boys basketball win Thursday night.

Feb. 06, 2014 @ 11:23 PM

Lady Crusaders roll by county rival

Grace Christian (21-2, 8-1) overwhelmed visiting Lee Christian, 64-27, in a girls basketball contest Thursday night.

Feb. 01, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Local sports calendar


Boys basketball

Cardinal Gibbons at Northwood - 3 p.m.

Southern Lee at Gray's Creek - 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 31, 2014 @ 10:58 PM

Northwood Temple tops Crusaders, 65-47

Grace Christian typically tries outrunning its opponents on the basketball court. On Friday night versus conference-leading Northwood Temple, and its college-sized frontcourt, the host Crusaders tried patience.

Jan. 31, 2014 @ 10:33 PM

Team effort leads Grace over state No. 1

Grace Christian's girls basketball team led throughout the last three quarters to avenge a defeat from earlier this season, and hand Northwood Temple its first Carolina Christian Conference loss, Friday night inside Torgerson Gymnasium.

Jan. 31, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Local sports calendar

Friday, Jan. 31
Boys basketball

Jan. 25, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Lady Crusaders take win streak to eight

Grace Christian's girls basketball squad ran its winning streak to eight Friday night with a 64-31 rout over visiting Wake Christian.

Jan. 25, 2014 @ 05:53 PM

Area scores: Lady Vikings cruise by Westover, go to 7-0 in league

Girls basketball
Union Pines 79, Westover 51

Jan. 24, 2014 @ 11:13 PM

Friday night hoops

Boys basketball

Lee County 68, Gray's Creek 50

Jan. 24, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Area scores: Crusaders edge North Moore, 63-62

Boys basketball

Grace Christian 63, North Moore 62