The Broadway Optimist Club, an all-volunteer organization, is holding registrations for its fall baseball and softball leagues tonight through Saturday each night from 6-8 p.m. at Broadway Optimist Park.
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A bunch of volleyball players were making their varsity-level debuts for Northwood and Southern Lee on Cavalier Court Tuesday evening.
As the summer winds down, local collegiate athletes have already made their way back to their respective campuses and started preparation for the upcoming fall sports season. Some are being introduced to the college sports regimen for the first time while other veterans are returning for the…
Grace Christian and Lee Christian each went 1-1 to open their boys’ soccer seasons Friday and Saturday in the Community Christian Showcase.
The team was better than earlier in the week in the first scrimmage of the preseason, but still needs to improve within the next week because this coming Friday night counts; that was the main idea from Southern Lee head football coach Don Simon after his Cavaliers scrimmaged at Hoke County …
Christopher Simmons, of Willow Spring and the Harnett United Police/Sheriff Athletic League, won the silver medal in the Ringside Boxing World Championships Aug. 8. Simmons medaled in the 11-12 year-old, 70-pound (Boys Bantam Open) division.
Overhills, Western Harnett, Harnett Central and Triton, along with guests from Apex, North Johnston, Red Springs and East Wake, all gathered at Campbell University’s Barker-Lane Stadium for a collegiate setting, and a crowd which took up a pretty good position of Barker-Lane’s stands, for th…
Sanford’s Siranon Shoomee finished runner-up in the Srixon Tour Championship, the season-ending tournament on the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tour, Wednesday at Pine Needles Golf Club.
Lillington’s Chip Lynn finished the eGolf Gateway Tour year with a tied-for-fifth finish at the River Hills Classic last weekend, ending Saturday, at River Hills Country Club.
Lee County welcomed a couple old Tri-9 Conference rivals, Cary and Athens Drive, and a relatively younger program, Cleveland, one of the perennially best 3A teams in the area, for its annual preseason jamboree Tuesday evening.
Hard-hitting football was a little easier in morning showers, except for perhaps a couple more errant shotgun snaps and slippery handoffs than usual for preseason scrimmages, than it would have been on a hot and humid August afternoon, so Pinecrest, Union Pines and four more football teams w…
The high school volleyball season is a little more than a week away. All day Saturday though, Lee County and Southern Lee were on the court for a bunch of prep work.
Grace Christian’s volleyball team kicked off its season Friday and Saturday at the Freedom Christian Slam tournament.
Every bit of effort helps, from players and coaches, as high school football teams gear up for another season.
With two birdies in the final four holes, Sanford’s Walter Brinker, a rising senior at Lee County High School, won the 11th Dogwood State Junior Championship Thursday at Prestonwood Country Club’s Meadow Course.
Over the past five seasons, Campbell has competed in basketball games throughout the United States, from Connecticut to Washington to Nevada and the Gulf coast of Florida. However, for the first time, the Fighting Camels departed for an overseas basketball tour this week.
Campbell begins its football training camp today at Barker-Lane Stadium.