Local Sports: Parks & Recreation

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.

Mar. 06, 2013 @ 09:19 PM

Storming to the championship

The SASL (Sanford Area Soccer League) Storm U9 Challenge soccer team won the Charleston Battery Challenge Cup Tournament in Charleston, S.C.

Feb. 27, 2013 @ 05:01 AM

San Lee Park to host half marathon and Bouldergeist

San Lee Park’s Mountain Bike Trail is one of the best, and most challenging, trails in the Southeast says Charlie Storm, owner of Storm Endurance Sports in Sanford.