Local Sports: Harnett County

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 07:29 AM

A cheerleader’s hope to inspire others

Cheerleading is not an easy sport, and for some cheerleading skills come easier than others. But for Cheer Extreme Sanford and Western Harnett High School varsity cheerleader Kaleigh Flaker, 16, certain skills in the sport are especially difficult because she was born without her right hand.



Mar. 19, 2015 @ 02:23 PM

Area scores: Lady Jets edge Eastern Randolph 5-4

Softball
Jordan-Matthews 5, Eastern Randolph 4


Mar. 19, 2015 @ 10:46 AM

No. 27 Camels defeat UNC-Wilmington 13-7

Seven Camels drove in runs, including four from Cedric Mullins, and No. 27 Campbell defeated UNC-Wilmington on the road Wednesday night at Brooks Field.


Mar. 19, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Campbell sweeps softball double-dip at UNCW

Campbell smacked 25 hits to sweep a softball doubleheader from host UNC-Wilmington Tuesday at Bozeman Field. The Camels had 13 hits in an 8-3 victory in the opener. Katie Baker then tossed a two-hitter in a 6-1 win in the nightcap.


Mar. 18, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

Area scores: Cavs begin CFVC slate with 9-5 win over Douglas Byrd

Baseball

Southern Lee 9, Douglas Byrd 5


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets win CFVC match at Sanford

Boys golf
Lee County handily won a Cape Fear Valley Conference golf match at Sanford Golf Course Monday afternoon and Lee County's Walter Brinker won the match medalist honor shooting a one-under par 70.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Bowers earns honors after setting Camel record

Campbell pitcher Heath Bowers (Harnett Central) was named the Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball and the Big South Pitcher of the Week


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Area scores: Lady Crusaders cap 3-0 opening week

Girls soccer

Grace Christian 4, Fayetteville Homeschool 1


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Camels run win streak to 12

Heath Bowers struck out seven in 7.2 innings without a walk and Campbell held on for a 3-2 win over visiting Longwood Friday in the Camels' Big South opener at Jim Perry Stadium.


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 07:56 PM

Lady Jackets slug past Western Harnett

Lee County's first three softball games each came down to a single run, with the Lady Jackets coming out on top of two of the three.


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets hold off Western Harnett, 6-5

Baseball
Lee County 6, Western Harnett 5


Mar. 12, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Area scores: Union Pines blanks Lady Jackets for CFVC win

Girls soccer
Union Pines 2, Lee County 0


Mar. 11, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Area scores: Lady Crusaders start campaign with 3-0 win

Girls soccer

Grace Christian 3, Trinity Academy 0


Mar. 11, 2015 @ 11:34 AM

Notre Dame holds off Campbell 4-3

Rachel Nasland struck out a career-high 11 batters and Notre Dame held off Campbell 4-3 Tuesday night at Amanda Littlejohn Stadium.


Mar. 10, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers blank Jordan-Matthews, 6-0

Baseball
Southern Lee 6, Jordan-Matthews 0


Mar. 10, 2015 @ 12:32 PM

On Campus: Taylor, Bowers lead Camel baseball

Harnett Central products Brian Taylor and Heath Bowers (3-0) helped Campbell University extend their winning streak to 10 games last week as the Fighting Camels picked up wins over Elon 12-1 and William & Mary 10-6 and 8-5 before sweeping Bowling Green 4-2, 9-4 and 4-2.


Mar. 07, 2015 @ 11:35 AM

Camel pitcher fans 15 in win vs. Bowling Green

Campbell senior pitcher Heath Bowers collected a school record 15 strikeouts and the Fighting Camels (11-2) won their eighth game in a row, 4-2 over Bowling Green (3-4), Friday at Jim Perry Stadium.


Mar. 06, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Camels take two versus Tribe

Eight Camels knocked in runs in game one and seven scored in game two, helping Campbell sweep a Wednesday doubleheader over William and Mary at Jim Perry Stadium.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 06:31 PM

Lady Camels advance to Big South semis

Campbell shot 53.6 percent in the second half and forced 23 Winthrop turnovers in a 65-52 victory in the 2015 VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon inside the HTC Center.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Gardner-Webb defeats Camels in Big South first round

Jerome Hill scored 17 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his 16th double-double of the year to lead Gardner-Webb to a 72-64 win over


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Campbell set to meet Winthrop in Big South quarterfinal

Campbell is set to clash with Winthrop for the first time in postseason play in the 2015 VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Tournament quarterfinals at 2 p.m. today inside the HTC Center.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

Lady Jets reach round of 16

Girls basketball

Jordan-Matthews 44, East Duplin 43


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Davis College wins national championship, Riches named MVP

Mark Riches (Grace Christian) was named the 2015 Bible College National Invitational Tournament MVP


Mar. 02, 2015 @ 01:56 PM

Area scores: Union Pines hosts Northwood in 2nd round tonight

Girls basketball
Union Pines 59, Southern Durham 53 - OT