Local Sports: Parks & Recreation

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.



Jul. 12, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

All-star softball plays on at Tramway Park

Both West Chatham softball teams, the 10U and 12U all-star squads, won their way into their respective district tournament finals Wednesday evening at Tramway Road Park as the Tar Heel Leagues are deciding their district champions this week.


Jul. 02, 2013 @ 05:41 PM

Young high jumper makes national Jr. Olympics

Chelan Stanford hasn't been competing in the high jump for very long. It's been long enough though for Stanford, 11, to want to work hard and it and to earn a spot into the USATF (USA Track and Field) National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships.


Jun. 29, 2013 @ 06:24 PM

Northview takes two in district all-star tourney

Northview's 11U all-star team moved to 2-0 in the Cal Ripken League District 1 Tournament with a 7-2 victory over Laurinburg Optimist's all-star team Saturday at Camelot Park.


Jun. 28, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

Dodgers are Lee County champs


Jun. 25, 2013 @ 06:21 PM

Angels raise tournament title


Jun. 15, 2013 @ 04:37 PM

Speed to burn

A bright, sunny Saturday morning brought lots of energy out of the dozens of kids who came out to run, jump and throw at the Hershey's Track and Field Games, put on by Lee County Parks and Recreation at Southern Lee High School.


Jun. 05, 2013 @ 04:59 AM

Lee Christian hosting soccer camp, June 18-20

Lee Christian School is hosting the Sanford Elite Soccer Academy 2013 Summer Soccer Camp Tuesday-Thursday, June 18-20.


May. 17, 2013 @ 02:03 PM

Sports Briefs: Gymnastics class sign-ups

Lee County Parks and Recreation gymnastics class registration will be held May 23 and 24 from 3-6 p.m. each day at Lee County Gymnastics, located at 221 Commercial Court, Sanford.


Mar. 15, 2013 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County 12U All-Stars win sectional title

The Lee County 12U All-Stars swept their way to the sectional championship and to a shot to play for the state championship this weekend, winning the SWAC (Statewide Athletics Commission) Central Sectional Tournament in Rocky Mount last Friday-Sunday.


Mar. 13, 2013 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County All-Stars win sectional title

The Lee County Parks and Recreation 14U Boys All-Star team had a 3-0 weekend and advanced to the state championship tournament by winning the Western Sectional Basketball Championship last weekend at the Bettie Rae Thomas Recreation Center in Charlotte. The State Championship Tournament is this weekend in Havelock.