Five Campbell football players, including Dalton Brown and Matt Farris taking second team honors, have been named preseason All-American by USA College Football.
The Western Harnett Youth Recreation 10U midget league baseball team won the Tarheel League District III/IV Tournament championship last week.
Campbell men's basketball head coach Kevin McGeehan announced last week Campbell will participate in the Buckeye Classic exempt event early on in the 2014-15 basketball season.
Lee County High golf standout Walter Brinker had no problem around his home course Thursday as talented young golfers from all over the state visited Sanford Golf Course for a stop by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association for one of the TYGA's one-day tournament summer events.
Lee County had five Lady Yellow Jackets earn all-state honors and seven receive all-district spots from the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association for the 2014 season.
Sanford Golf Course PGA pro David Von Canon and many of the course's members who love playing in the Brick Capital Classic each summer call the Classic, "Sanford's little U.S. Open"
Elijah Trail and Brooks Borders had RBI singles in the 12th inning and Campbell won for the first time in NCAA tournament play, beating Old Dominion 4-1 in an elimination game Saturday in the Columbia Regional.
Jordan Montgomery allowed five hits over eight innings to lead South Carolina to a 5-2 victory over Campbell on Friday night, the Gamecocks' 28th straight home NCAA tournament win.
Alex Scott (LCHS) concluded his first year with the Wake Tech baseball team last week, leading the Eagles (20-21-2, 13-13) offensively, defensively and from the mound.
J.H. Rose 6, Pinecrest 3
Grace Christian 2, Statesville Christian 1
Track and field
NCHSAA 3A State Championship
at North Carolina A&T, Greensboro
Central Carolina Community College welcomed seven new men's basketball players to the Cougar family Thursday evening at CCCC's Sanford campus.
Southern Lee 7, West Craven 4
NCHSAA 3A first round
- Southern Lee 7, West Craven 4
Pinecrest 7, Ashley 6 - 9 innings
NCHSAA 3A State Tournament first round
- Hunt 7, Northwood 3
Union Pines 5, Terry Sanford 4
Jordan-Matthews 12, Bartlett Yancey 2
Northwood 2, Southern Durham 1
Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament semifinals
Union Pines 14, Southern Lee 6
Southern Lee 5, Westover 3
Grace Christian 10, Wayne Christian 4
Grace Christian 15, Neuse Christian 0
Grace Christian 14, Cape Fear Christian 3
A season's efforts, really about five years of work for most of the players, has paid off for the Brick City Volleyball Club's 17's Blaze team.