East Carolina claimed the American Athletic Conference title this past weekend as the second-seeded Pirates dispatched top-seeded Houston 9-1 behind the strong pitching of Lee County High School product, Nick Durazo.
Campbell long-distance runner Evan Darm missed much of the last two track seasons, his sophomore and junior years, with a concussion, then a stress fracture to his leg.
Josh Strong and Joey Strain limited Campbell to a run, and Winthrop clipped the Camels 2-1 Thursday in a Big South Championship elimination game.
Kyle Leady homered, doubled and scored three times to lead No. 6-seeded Campbell to an 8-1 win over No. 7 Charleston Southern
South Granville 4, Jordan-Matthews 2
Winthrop used a four-run seventh inning to top Campbell 8-5 in the Big South Championship, presented by Hardee’s and Enterprise Rent A Car, opener for both teams Tuesday at John Henry Moss Stadium.
Campbell junior Cole Hallum has been named Big South Player of the Year, highlighting five Camels on the Big South’s 2015 all-conference teams.
Campbell will be the No. 6 seed in the 2015 Big South Baseball Championship and face No. 3 Winthrop in game two of the tournament which gets underway with four games today at Gardner-Webb.
As Chandler Patterson’s freshman year comes to a close, she has made quite an impression on a senior-heavy team, finishing at the top of several Campbell softball offensive categories.
Jordan-Matthews 8, Carrboro 2 - 9 innings
Nick Thayer turned in five no-hit innings and Cedric Mullins went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Campbell over No. 25 Coastal Carolina 5-2 Saturday at Jim Perry Stadium.
Down a run heading to the bottom of the ninth, Campbell rallied for two runs, including on a suicide squeeze from senior Austin Beard to end it, to defeat No. 25 Coastal Carolina 10-9 Thursday at Jim Perry Stadium.
Northwood 1, Southern Lee 0
Lee County's golf team made the most of its first appearance in an NCHSAA state golf championship in 15 years.
After leading Campbell to a win over Pac-12 member California, Heath Bowers (Harnett Central HS) has been named the Big South Crons Brand Pitcher of the Week.
Lee County's Dalton Mauldin was one shot behind the leader and in a six-way tie for second place midway through the NCHSAA 3A State Championships Monday at Longleaf Golf and Country Club.
Lee County's and Southern Lee's baseball squads will host first round state tournament games Wednesday, Lee County against Rocky Mount and Southern Lee against Northwood, in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament.
Chatham Central High School product, Zach Burke has been named to the All-Region 10 Second Team as a pitcher after finishing a perfect 7-0 on the mound during the regular season for the 18th-ranked Wake Tech C.C. Eagles.
Wayne Country Day 3, Lee Christian 1
NCHSAA 3A State Championships
Before being a pitching ace for the Sanford Spinners, before being a standout baseball and basketball player at Campbell College
Terry Sanford 4, Union Pines 0
Triton 5, Western Harnett 2
Track and field
NCHSAA 3A State Championships