Union Pines 41, East Mongtomery 6
The Southern Lee Cavaliers overcame some bumps with a solid defensive effort and near-sparkling quarterback play from a sophomore in his first high school football game to defeat the Western Harnett Eagles 21-6 Friday night.
Southern Lee 21, Western Harnett 6
Jordan-Matthews 1, Eastern Randolph 0
Western Harnett (4-8, 2-3 Two Rivers last season) at Southern Lee (3-8, 2-4 Cape Fear Valley) - 7:30 p.m.
Overhills (2-9, 0-6 Mid-South Athletic) at Pinecrest (11-2, 4-1 Southeastern) - 7:30 p.m.
After two competitive losses earlier in the week, the Lee County boys’ soccer team had a breakthrough Thursday night. A prolific one.
Southern Lee d. Northwood 25-20, 26-24, 27-25
Lillington's Chip Lynn shot three rounds in the 60s and finished 14 under par to come in tied for sixth at the Sapona Ridge Classic on the eGolf Professional Tour last Wednesday-Saturday.
Southern Lee d. Chatham Central 25-20, 25-16, 20-25, 25-17
A pair of head coaches entering their second seasons with their high school football squads were pleased, energized even, following what they saw at the rain-shortened Harnett County Jamboree Tuesday evening at Triton High School.
Overhills, preparing for its second football campaign under head coach Rodney Barr, held its annual "Black and Blue" inter-squad scrimmage Thursday night.
Mike Stryffeler's ability and work ethic, on and off the playing field, took him from being a standout athlete at Lee County High School to Campbell University.
Campbell practiced in full pads for the first time Tuesday, and heard from special guest speaker Colonel Gregory Gadson.
In conditions closer to October or November rather than the first weekend of August, many of the best amateur golfers in Lee County and the area turned out for the second Sanford Honda Lee County Amateur Championship at Carolina Trace Country Club’s Lake Course Saturday.
Campbell has been picked seventh in the 2014 Pioneer Football League preseason coaches poll.
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.