In their first tournament since forming the team, the C35 Lee County 8U baseball squad won the silver bracket championship in the Top Gun Baseball Invitational Battle on March 25-26 in Oxford. Team members are (front row, from left) Coast Campbell, Winston Wooten, Cooper Brown, Colt Fonville…

As the Grace Christian soccer team heads into an out-of-state tournament this weekend, the Lady Crusaders are hitting the road on a roll.

Southern Lee soccer scored its first conference victory of a new season last Friday night, taking a 4-3 road win at Hoke County.

Right above: Lee’s Nathan Jones makes a return in a No. 4 singles match that went all the way to a tiebreaker during Monday’s match with Union Pines. Right below: Lee’s Jack Stanford and Union Pines’ Jackson Carmichael get ready to leave the court after completing the No. 2 singles match Mon…

No. 18 Campbell swept Radford with a 22-4 win Sunday afternoon. The sweep featured the most total runs and largest margin of victory in a three-game series in program history, as Campbell outscored the Highlanders 60-12 during the weekend.

Southern Lee didn’t get its offense going until late in Friday night’s softball contest with Union Pines, and the Lady Vikings took advantage for a 12-6 victory in Sandhills Athletic Conference play.

If you are a college baseball coach scouting for prospects, following Lee County around is going to be a fine place to be for the next week. After Saturday, they may have a new name to add to their shopping list.

San Francisco has three quarterbacks -- Brock Purdy, Trey Lance and Sam Darnold -- on its roster, but 49ers general manager John Lynch said one has a slight edge over the others in the race to be the 2023 starter.