Local Sports: Moore County

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Whispering Pines welcomes hybrid golf again

The Country Club of Whispering Pines, along with lots of work by Sanford resident Chuck Connelly, will welcome the 3rd annual Sandhills Hybrid Invitational disc golf tournament

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 08:48 PM

Son-father team win the Putter Boy

Sean Walsh was clearly and rightfully thrilled to have won the 115th North and South Amateur Championship Friday afternoon on famed Pinehurst No. 2

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 08:35 PM

Gonzaga golfer defeats medalist Cunningham 3 and 1 on Pinehurst No. 2

If you only followed the top half of the North and South field last year, you likely missed Sean Walsh. And he wouldn’t blame you.

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Top seed fights his way to North & South semifinal

Nobody had a tougher day over two matches than George Cunningham.

Unless you count Henry Do.

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 @ 06:44 PM

Two Tar Heels advance to North and South match play

The final stroke play round of the 115th Men’s North and South Amateur Championship was a first and yet extremely familiar for North Carolina Tar Heel teammates Ben Griffin and Henry Do.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 06:41 PM

Novak survives wild playoff to make North & South match play

Andrew Novak didn’t mind knowing he had to make the putt for birdie on 18 to stay out of a playoff. Of course, he didn’t really have a choice, either.

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.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Arizona's Cunningham leads North & South by four

Clark Engle’s day did not start well.


Jun. 30, 2015 @ 12:05 PM

Grimmer returns to Pinehurst, plays well to begin North & South

After just a couple of holes, Will Grimmer noticed something.

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Pinehurst No. 2 welcoming 115th North and South

Summer in Pinehurst doesn’t always include U.S. Opens. For going on 115 years though, it has meant North and South amateur championship tournaments.

Jun. 25, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Carthage welcoming Dixie Softball World Series

A renovated and upgraded Hillcrest Park will be the hub for two Dixie Softball World Series in August.

Jun. 18, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Pinehurst documentary airing tonight

“Pinehurst’s New Golden Age: No. 2 and the Championships,” a new documentary produced by TenMayflower Productions, will debut on UNC-TV (PBS) at 10 tonight.

Jun. 05, 2015 @ 05:40 PM

Watch, learn and play

The Country Club of Whispering Pines will welcome disc golf again as the 3rd annual Sandhills Hybrid Invitational disc golf tournament presented by SpikeHyzer, Innova Champions Discs and Moore County Disc Golf will be played July 9-12.

Jun. 03, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

CFVC selects its best on the diamond

The Cape Fear Valley Conference athletic directors and baseball coaches released the conference's official postseason baseball honors Monday night.

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 @ 05:01 AM

The CFVC's best on the pitch

Southern Lee sophomore Laurynn Ansted, Union Pines senior Abby Verchick and Lee County senior Maritza Santos earned the Cape Fear Valley Conference's three individual awards

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. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County's Scott voted CFVC Player of the Year

Lee County's senior pitching ace, Alston Scott, was named the Cape Fear Valley Conference's Player of the Year

May. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets earn all-conference honors

Lee County, following a season co-title, the conference tournament title and reaching the state quarterfinals, sported four first-team players and two second-team players on the Cape Fear Valley Conference All-Conference Team

May. 28, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Moore hosting Dixie Softball World Series this summer

Moore County will welcome 24 softball teams from 11 southeastern states for the 2015 Dixie Softball World Series Aug. 7-12.

May. 21, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

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

South Granville 4, Jordan-Matthews 2

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 @ 05:03 AM

Falcons finish 2nd in league tourney