Local Sports: Harnett County

Aug. 01, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Former Camel Marksberry promoted to Atlanta

Former Campbell hurler Matt Marksberry was promoted from triple-A Gwinnett to the Atlanta Braves the Brave organization announced Thursday.

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Camels picked fourth in PFL preseason poll

Campbell has been picked fourth in the 2015 Pioneer Football League preseason poll, as voted by the conference’s head coaches.

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 04:54 PM

New head coach leading excited Eagles

Western Harnett football has a new head coach entering this season, but not a coach who’s new to the Eagles.

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Camels announce soccer schedule

New head coach Dustin Fonder has announced Campbell’s upcoming men’s soccer fall slate which includes four regular season matches against sides which reached the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Broadway Allstars win district crown

The Broadway Allstars 13-14 year-old baseball team won three straight games to claim the Tar Heel League district championship last week.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 10:05 AM

Lynn finishes top 10 in Southern Open

Sanford native and Lillington resident Chip Lynn played at par or better for all four rounds for his second top-10 result of the eGolf Gateway Tour year ending Saturday in the Imperial Headwear Southern Open at The Club at Irish Creek.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 10:02 AM

Sanford basser wins tourney at High Rock Lake

Sanford angler Todd Parker reeled in five bass totaling 10.44 pounds to win the Carolina Bassers of Harnett County June Tournament on High Rock Lake June 27.

Jul. 11, 2015 @ 05:42 PM

The Blaze plays finale in New Orleans

The end of the Brick City Blaze’s run together this summer was always going to be emotional. They weren’t always expecting the end to come in New Orleans in a USA Volleyball national championship tournament.

Jul. 11, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

McCurry, Lynn playing well on pro tours

Two weeks after his first G Pro Tour victory of 2015, Sanford’s Jonathan McCurry finished third in a G Pro Tour tournament at Carolina Country Club Wednesday and Thursday.


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