Local Sports: Parks & Recreation


Jun. 11, 2015 @ 04:08 PM

Summer hoops camp keeps rising

The Back 2 Basics Basketball Camp is entering its fourth year and the camp keeps growing.


Mar. 01, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Silver Stars win season and tournament titles

The Silver Stars won the girls 9-12 year-old season and tournament championships in the Lee County Parks and Recreation's girls basketball league last week.


Jan. 31, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Sign-ups on deck for Deep River Northview baseball, softball

Sign-ups are underway for the spring season for Cal Ripken baseball and softball sponsored by the Deep River Northview Optimist Club. 2015 is the 11th year DRNVO has been sanctioned by Cal Ripken Baseball.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 04:52 AM

Sports briefs: Lee County and Dixie baseball, softball teaming up

Lee County Parks and Recreation and Dixie Youth Baseball and Softball are forming a new partnership beginning this spring.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Sports briefs: 2Ball Competition coming up at Hales Center

Lee County Parks and Recreation is holding a free 2Ball Competition for boys and girls ages 9-14 from 6-8 p.m. Nox. 12 at the Hales Center (the old Armory, 147 McIver St. in Sanford).


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Lee County Eagles romp to 32-0 win

The Lee County Parks and Recreation Eagles defeated the Spring Lake Lions 32-0 Saturday morning in Sanford.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Sports briefs: Fall ball getting set at Deep River Northview

Registration for the fall baseball/softball season is underway at Deep River Northview Optimist Park.


Jul. 30, 2014 @ 03:49 PM

Lee County wins state all-star title

Lee County's 14U all-star softball team won the SWAC (Statewide Athletics Committee) state championship last Saturday-Sunday at the SWAC 14U State Tournament in Williamston.


Jul. 19, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Eleven Bar East Ranch Saddle Series rides on

Sanford's Eleven Bar East Ranch invites cattle ropers and the general public to come beat the heat and be a part of fast, exciting action in the ranch's Parker Arena Saturday evening with a Saddle Series Round Robin roping event with sign up at 5 p.m. and roping beginning at 6 p.m.


May. 31, 2014 @ 06:10 PM

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Apr. 20, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Broadway youth baseball, softball sign-ups continue

Broadway Optimist Club baseball and softball, for the 13-17 year-old leagues, is ongoing now to May 1.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Bulldogs, Vikings split CFVC tennis titles

Terry Sanford's Kiran Patel and the Union Pines' team of Ben Williams and Dylan Dinkins won the conference individual championships, both in sound fashion in their respective finals, Thursday afternoon on the final day of the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament hosted by Lee County.


Mar. 30, 2014 @ 04:54 AM

Sandhills Golf Talk teeing up 10th year

Sandhills Golf Talk will hit the local airways the Thursday of The Masters, April 10, for the 10th consecutive year as the Sandhills area top golf talk radio show. The show will air each Thursday from 7-9 p.m. on WFJA 105.5 FM.


Mar. 20, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Lee County all-stars play in state championship

The girls 9-10-year-old Lee County All-Star basketball team participated in the Statewide Athletics Committee (SWAC) 10-and-under girls state championship tournament last weekend.


Jan. 31, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Youth baseball and softball season coming up

Lee County Parks and Recreation is holding registration for its youth baseball and softball leagues now through Feb. 21 at the Parks and Recreation Office, 2303 Tramway Road in Sanford.


Jan. 30, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

Sports briefs: Tough Day golf tournament is Saturday at Sanford Golf Course

Sanford Municipal Golf Course will host its annual 2-Man Superball Tough Day Tournament on Saturday with a shotgun start at 10 a.m.


Jan. 17, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Sports briefs: Deep River Northview baseball, softball coming up

Registration for Deep River Northview Optimist Club's spring baseball and softball seasons is underway. Players can sign up online through the drnvobaseball.com website or at the ballpark in the Field 1 concession building (the field nearest the highway) on the following dates:


Jan. 16, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Sports briefs: Moore basketball league sign-ups

Moore County Parks and Recreation is holding registration for its 50-and-older basketball league from now until Feb. 28.


Jan. 12, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

Youth baseball, softball seasons approaching

Lee County Parks and Recreation is holding registration for its youth baseball and softball leagues now through Feb. 21 at the Parks and Recreation Office, 2303 Tramway Road in Sanford.


Oct. 02, 2013 @ 04:58 AM

Sanford Golf Course hosting Cape Fear Cup this weekend

Sanford Municipal Golf Course will be the host course for the second Cape Fear Cup on Saturday and Sunday.


Aug. 14, 2013 @ 04:58 AM

Broadway Optimist baseball, softball sign-ups

Broadway Optimist Club is holding registration for its fall baseball and softball leagues now through Aug. 24. There will be baseball and softball leagues for ages 3-17. The registration fee is $40 per child.


Aug. 07, 2013 @ 04:58 AM

SPORTS BRIEFS: Stevens Center golf event set for Tobacco Road

The Stevens Center’s annual golf tournament is set for Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Tobacco Road Golf Club.


Jul. 19, 2013 @ 03:56 PM

Big finish for Back 2 Basics

The final night of this summer's Back 2 Basics Basketball Camp had frenzied full-court fast breaks, sweet shooting, an overtime and a special guest speaker from Miami on his way up to Baltimore.


Jul. 13, 2013 @ 05:03 AM

TAKE 5: Parks & Recreation abuzz with activity

This week, we Take 5 with John Payne, the director of Lee County Parks & Recreation, about the department's summer programs and park system.