Dunn Area Sports Staff

Wednesday, June 22

Erik Bakich, who played collegiately at East Carolina, has been named baseball coach at Clemson after guiding Michigan to four NCAA tournaments in 10 seasons. The Wolverines played for the College World Series championship in 2019 when Bakich was consensus coach of...

Tuesday, June 21

This is the first day of summer. ... Tampa Bay took a 6-2 win over visiting Colorado in the Stanley Cup finals on Monday night as the Lightning cut the Avalanche's series lead to 2-1. ... In the College World Series on Monday in Omaha, Auburn won an elimination game...

Monday, June 20

Cinque Lemon, who began his high school basketball career at Overhills and was Sandhills Athletic Conference Player of the Year at Cape Fear Christian Academy as a junior in 2021, has signed with Western Carolina. ... The Campbell women's soccer team will play an...

Sunday, June 19

Happy Father's Day! ... Triton goes to Harnett Central for a 7-on-7 football scrimmage Wednesday morning. Holly Springs and Willow Spring also are scheduled to participate. ... The Harnett County Tennis Academy held its summer invitational tournament on Saturday at...

Saturday, June 18

Triton and South Johnston took part in 7-on-7 football scrimmages hosted by N.C. State on Friday morning. Overhills was involved in an afternoon session at NCSU that was shortened due to weather. The Hawks were without quarterback Jalen Evans, who was playing baseball...

Friday, June 17

Campbell has signed Australian guard Anthony Dell'Orso to a men's basketball scholarship. The 6-feet, 6-inch Dell'Orso averaged 30 points for Marcellin College in Melbourne as a high school senior. ... Golden State won the NBA championship, 4-2, with a 103-90 victory...

Thursday, June 16

Senior Nate Smith of Midway has been named to the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association 2-A All-State team after hitting .353 in 2022. ... Ross Stevens, a junior at Triton who hit .564, made the NCBCA 3-A team. ... Overhills competed in a 7-on-7 football event...

Wednesday, June 15

Kickoff times have been announced for Campbell's home football games in 2022. The Camels host The Citadel on Thursday, September 1, at 6 p.m. N.C. Central visits CU on Saturday, October 1, at 6 p.m. Kickoff is at 4 p.m. on October 8 with Charleston Southern and at 1...

Tuesday, June 14

The team of Will Gage, James Harris, Mike Snyder and Jody Yarbrough shot 54 over the Orange and Black nines at Keith Hills on Monday to win the first flight in the 37th annual Harnett Educators golf tournament. Second flight honors went to Kevin Fields, Jamie Johnson,...

Monday, June 13

Trent Fennell (Triton, Barton) got the win in relief for the Double-A Hartford Yard Goats on Sunday in a 6-3 triumph over the host Portland Sea Dogs. Hartford swept the 6-game series and has won nine in a row. ... The 37th annual Harnett Educators golf tournament is...

Sunday, June 12

Texas rallied from a 7-2 deficit Saturday to edge East Carolina, 9-8, and tie the Super Regional of the NCAA baseball tournament at 1-1. The deciding third game is today in Greenville (ESPN2, 4 p.m.). ... Arkansas won game one of the Super Regional at UNC, 4-1, on...

Saturday, June 11

East Carolina got four RBIs from Jacob Jenkins-Cowart as well as home runs from Bryson Worrell, Jacob Starling and Alec Makarewicz in a 13-7 win over Texas in the Super Regional opener in Greenville in the NCAA baseball tournament. Game two of the best of three is...

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