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Saturday, December 2

Former Harnett Central running back Jerrod Spears, who went on to star at Lenoir-Rhyne, will speak at the men's breakfast at First Presbyterian Church in Dunn on Sunday. ... Outfielder Abby Miller of Triton has signed to play softball at Wake Tech. ... Romello Pegues...

Friday, December 1

Harnett Central's varsity boys basketball team topped host West Johnston, 53-50, in double overtime on Thursday night as Kyrese Williams had 12 points and Kemaury Haywood added 11 points for the Trojans (3-1). The Wildcats (3-2) rallied to outscore Central, 23-6, in...

Triton

THS varsity boys complete sweep of South Johnston

THS varsity boys complete sweep of South Johnston

The Triton varsity boys basketball team completed a nonconference sweep of visiting South Johnston on Tuesday night with a 59-47 win as junior Romello Pegues made seven of 11 field goal attempts in scoring 18 points for the Hawks (2-1). Triton won the varsity girls...

Braxton Davis signs to play baseball at N.C. A&T

Braxton Davis signs to play baseball at N.C. A&T

After hitting .392 in 2023 and helping Triton to the second round of the NCHSAA 3-A baseball playoffs, Braxton Davis signed Wednesday to play on the next level at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro. Davis had 27 RBIs with six doubles and one home run as the Hawks went...

Midway

Raiders top Lakewood with second half surge

Raiders top Lakewood with second half surge

An early third quarter surge lifted Midway’s varsity football team to a 32-26 win over visiting Sampson County rival Lakewood on Friday night. “We outplayed them in the first half,” said Midway coach Kyle Stevens. “We just dropped the ball, tipped them an...

Results / Schedule

Monday, November 20
College Basketball
Creek Classic at Campbell
The Citadel 62, Idaho State 61
N.C. Central 78, Campbell 75 (OT)
High School Basketball
Pollock Tipoff at Harnett Central
Girls Consolation
Harnett Central 35, Overhills 30
Boys Semifinal
Overhills 61, Triton 50

Tuesday, November 21
College Basketball
Creek Classic at Campbell
The Citadel men 67, N.C. Central 61
Idaho State men 69, Campbell 55
High School Basketball
Cleveland boys 62, S. Johnston 56
Cleveland girls 73, S. Johnston 30
Pollock Tipoff at Harnett Central
Boys Consolation
Triton 47, W. Harnett 41
Girls Championship
Triton 49, W. Harnett 27
Boys Championship
Overhills 44, Harnett Central 25

Wednesday, November 22
College Basketball
Creek Classic at Campbell

Campbell men 65, The Citadel 58

Thursday, November 23
College Basketball
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Campbell women 60, Morgan State 46

Friday, November 24
College Basketball
San Juan, Puerto Rico
CU women 70, W. Michigan 61

Tuesday, November 28
High School Basketball
New Garden boys 80, CFCA 61
Midway boys 70, Union 27
Union girls 51, Midway 28
N. Johnston boys 55, Hobbton 16
N. Johnston girls 60, Hobbton 10
Triton boys 59, S. Johnston 47
Triton girls 51, S. Johnston 41
S. Lee boys 70, W. Harnett 19
W. Harnett girls 41. S. Lee 12

Wednesday, November 29
College Basketball
Jacksonville men  62, CU 48
High School Basketball
Harnett Central boys 51, Hobbton 33
Harnett Central girls 49, Hobbton 11 ,
Union Pines boys 80, W. Harnett 36
Union Pines girls 43, W. Harnett 22

Thursday, November 30
High School Basketball
Harnett Central 53, W.Johnston 50 (2 OTs)
Midway boys 60, South Johnston 59
South Johnston girls 50, Midway 31
Seventy-First boys 80, Overhills 54
Overhills girls 54, Seventy-First 41

Friday, December 1
High School Basketball
CFCA boys 74, Bradford Academy 18
CFCA girls 54, Bradford Academy 29
Triton boys 56, Cape Fear High School 38
Cape Fear High School girls 74, Triton 28
Lakewood boys 51, Midway 44
Midway girls 46, Lakewood 43
Pinecrest boys 62, Overhills 47
Overhills girls 65, Pinecrest 53
Princeton girls 55, Hobbton 24
Chatham Central boys 72, W. Harnett 40
Chatham Central girls 62, W. Harnett 31

Saturday, December 2
College Basketball
S. Virginia men at Campbell, 2 p.m.

 

Cape Fear
Christian Academy

Titles complete classic Senior Classic for Eagles

Titles complete classic Senior Classic for Eagles

Cape Fear Christian Academy completed its annual Senior Classic with boys and girls championships on Saturday. The CFCA boys pulled away late in their matchup with Fayetteville Christian for a 70-57 victory. The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 10-0 lead and defeated...

Central

Harnett Central back … and moving on with 42-30 win

Harnett Central back … and moving on with 42-30 win

In the postseason for the first time since 2011 and hosting a playoff game for the first time since 2009, 11th-seeded Harnett Central’s varsity football team took advantage of takeaways to beat No. 22 West Carteret, 42-30, in the first round of the NCHSAA 3-A playoffs...

South

Trojans bounce back for 28-14 triumph at Triton

Trojans bounce back for 28-14 triumph at Triton

One week after suffering a narrow loss at home against Princeton, South Johnston’s varsity football team rebounded with a 28-14 win at rival Triton Friday. “We knew we had something special with this senior group,” said South Johnston coach Lee Webb. “I call them my...

South softball tops Triton with timely hitting

South softball tops Triton with timely hitting

Timely hitting led South Johnston’s varsity softball team to a 5-1 win over visiting nonconference rival Triton on Thursday night. “I think scoring with two outs was kind of big,” said South Johnston coach Ashley Ennis. “Lannah (Price) did a good at the plate and on...

News & Features

Delaware downs Camels as O’Connor passes for four touchdowns

Delaware downs Camels as O’Connor passes for four touchdowns

BUIES CREEK — Ryan O’Connor threw for four touchdowns and Khalil Dawsey picked off two passes, leading Delaware over Campbell, 45-7, on Saturday at Barker-Lane Stadium. The Blue Hens (8-2, 6-1 CAA), ranked No. 8 in the Football Championship Subdivision, stayed atop...

UNC rolls past Camels

UNC rolls past Camels

CHAPEL HILL — Drake Maye threw four touchdown passes and Omarion Hampton rushed for two scores to lead North Carolina over Campbell, 59-7, in college football on Saturday at Kenan Stadium. UNC rebounded from a 2-game losing streak, improving to 7-2 on the year, while...

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