Southern Lee 21, Western Harnett 6
Jordan-Matthews 1, Eastern Randolph 0
Bo Van Pelt began the FedEx Cup playoffs by going fishing for stripers, which is not unusual for a guy living in Oklahoma.
John Isner's preparations for the U.S. Open hit a setback Thursday when a sprained ankle forced him to withdraw from the Winston-Salem Open hours before his quarterfinal.
Western Harnett (4-8, 2-3 Two Rivers last season) at Southern Lee (3-8, 2-4 Cape Fear Valley) - 7:30 p.m.
Rolesville at Lee County (9-3, 5-1 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.
Well, I am sitting here in the sunroom and had just about decided to not write a column this week but then I remembered how many people rely on my wit and wisdom on a Friday morning so I changed my mind and here I am! So I am now awake and ready to write.
After two competitive losses earlier in the week, the Lee County boys’ soccer team had a breakthrough Thursday night. A prolific one.
Richmond's volleyball team spoiled a perfect start to Southern Lee's first week with Alyson Cochran as its new head coach Thursday evening on Cavalier Court.
Terry Sanford 5, Union Pines 4
American John Isner made short work of his third-round match Wednesday in the Winston-Salem Open, beating Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin 6-1, 7-6 (7-3).
MIAMI (AP) — Nick Martinez allowed two runs in six innings in his homecoming, Alex Rios drove in two runs, and the Texas Rangers roughed up Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi on the way to a 5-4 win over the Marlins on Wednesday.
Recovery is a term (usually in conjunction with “taper”) which most runners loathe.
Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season.
It'll be a long trip for North Moore's soccer squad to get back to the 1A state championship match, where the Mustangs' season ended in a heartbreaking runner-up finish last November.
Southern Lee d. Northwood 25-20, 26-24, 27-25
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.
John Isner admits that he usually has a rough time in his first tournament match.
High school basketball season is about three months away but Lee County and the new Lady Yellow Jacket head coach, former U.S. Army sergeant and Cape Fear High School head coach Gabriel Reynolds, are already at work.
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 and Fuquay-Varina played the last 45 minutes of their soccer match nine aside and the visiting Bengals, with Collin Morrison's successful penalty kick in the 29th minute holding up as the difference, topped the Cavaliers (0-1, 0-0) in their season opening match 2-1 Tuesday night at Cavalier Stadium.
Grace Christian's soccer team already got its new head coach, Rick Frampton, off to an excellent start by winning three straight matches to claim the Greenfield Cup last weekend in Wilson.
Southern Lee d. Chatham Central 25-20, 25-16, 20-25, 25-17
WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win.