Local Sports: Harnett County

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Brick City Blaze plays in the Big Easy

The Brick City Blaze 18s volleyball club is vying for a national championship this week and playing its last tournament together as a team at the USA Volleyball Junior National Championships.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets win season awards

Six Lee County softball players earned all-state honors, with pitcher Whitney Sanford and shortstop Jacie Arrington winning player of the year honors, from the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association for the 2015 season.

Jun. 27, 2015 @ 07:34 PM

Harnett boxers take part in Battle

Amateur boxers of all ages and experience levels, and from all across the country, took part in the Harnett United Police/Sheriff Athletic Activities League’s Battle of the States Friday night and Saturday evening.

Jun. 27, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Fighting Camel football sets game times for new season

Campbell has finalized kickoff times for its full 11-game 2015 football schedule.


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Helping youth in the ring

In most ways the old, sweltering, dark gymnasium at Shawtown High School, now Central Carolina Community College's Shawtown campus, is awful for any sporting event.

Jun. 13, 2015 @ 08:05 PM

Summer league squads aid Vs. Cancer Foundation

The Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League had its opening day, and into the evening and night, with tripleheaders at Lee County, Southern Lee and Union Pines Saturday.

Jun. 12, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Three Camels drafted by MLB clubs

Campbell junior centerfielder Cedric Mullins, redshirt junior catcher Steven Leonard and senior right-handed pitcher Heath Bowers were drafted by MLB franchises in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday.

Jun. 10, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Camels name Fonder new head men’s soccer coach

Dustin Fonder was named head men’s soccer coach at Campbell, director of athletics Bob Roller announced Tuesday.

Jun. 02, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

McGowan cards fine finish in Honduras Open

Former O'Neal and North Carolina golfer Michael McGowan carded his first career PGA Tour Latinoamerica top-10 finish, finishing 16-under par and tied for seventh, in the Honduras Open presented by Indura Beach and Golf Resort Sunday in Tela, Honduras.

May. 31, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

McGowan stays close to lead in Honduras

Southern Pines native Michael McGowan remained in contention near the top of the leaderboard in the PGA Tour Latinoamerica's Honduras Open in the third round Saturday.

May. 25, 2015 @ 10:48 AM

On Campus: Durazo notches win to earn ECU American title

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.

May. 22, 2015 @ 04:14 PM

Finishing the race

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.

May. 22, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Winthrop edges Camels Thursday in Big South tourney 2-1

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.

May. 21, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Camels stay alive in Big South tourney

Kyle Leady homered, doubled and scored three times to lead No. 6-seeded Campbell to an 8-1 win over No. 7 Charleston Southern

May. 21, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Area scores: Lady Jets suffer first loss in round of 16

South Granville 4, Jordan-Matthews 2

May. 20, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Winthrop downs Camels in Big South first round

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.

May. 20, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Hallum named Big South Player of the Year

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.

May. 19, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Camels seeded sixth in Big South Baseball Championship

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.

May. 18, 2015 @ 12:40 PM

On Campus: Patterson finishes as offensive leader for Campbell

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.

May. 17, 2015 @ 03:57 PM

Area scores: Jets pull off second upset in state baseball tournament

Jordan-Matthews 8, Carrboro 2 - 9 innings

May. 16, 2015 @ 11:52 AM

Camels clinch series against No. 25 Coastal Carolina

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.

May. 16, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Camels win wild opener over No. 25 Coastal Carolina

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.

May. 14, 2015 @ 05:41 PM

Area scores: Northwood blanks Southern Lee 1-0

Northwood 1, Southern Lee 0

May. 13, 2015 @ 01:58 PM

Jackets finish season with a surge

Lee County's golf team made the most of its first appearance in an NCHSAA state golf championship in 15 years.