Western Harnett recently had a signing ceremony at the school for Shamaree Brown. She will be joining the cheerleading squad at Campbell. A spokesperson said the Western community is excited about Brown’s future plans. Family, friends, coaches and school officials were on hand for the ceremony on Tuesday, July 7.
A news conference was held Tuesday in the Midway High School auditorium for new Raiders baseball coach Justin Carroll. After a year of assisting in football and baseball at South Johnston, Carroll fills a void created by the departure of Jason Fussell to Hobbton. Cory Barnes guided Midway in baseball as interim coach for the […]
River Ennis and Aubrey Jackson of Cape Fear Christian Academy won the North Carolina Student Angler Federation Junior Division championship on Saturday, May 30, at Lake Tillery. It was the second straight state championship for a CFCA duo. Ennis teamed with his younger brother, Reed, for the title in 2019. Ennis and Jackson earned a […]
Jeremyah McWilliams was named Male Athlete of the Year and Kristen Bass was recognized as Female Athlete of the Year at Cape Fear Christian Academy’s graduation on Saturday morning at the school. The awards were presented before the 2020 class received its diplomas because this year there was no spring sports banquet when those honors […]
Taft Cummings of Western Harnett has signed to run track at Mars Hill. Cummings had an abbreviated senior season for the Eagles due to the cancellation of competition because of the coronavirus. Cummings turned in a time of four minutes, 58 seconds in the 1,600 meter at Triton on March 12.
Midway had a signing ceremony for four seniors on Friday. All had their spring seasons shortened due to the shutdown for the coronavirus. Logan Patrick, who won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2-A individual golf championship in 2018 and 2019, has signed to play at Fayetteville State. Austin Hargrove plans to run cross […]
Grayson Rogers and Dacorris Morrison, who led Hobbton to an 8-5 record as seniors in 2019, have signed to play college football. Rogers is heading to Charleston Southern while Morrison will be going to St. Augustine’s in Raleigh. Rogers played both ways at Hobbton but projects as a defensive back for the Buccaneers. As a […]
Cape Fear Christian Academy has named Steve Mims Jr. to coach its varsity boys basketball program. Mims has been an assistant coach with Fayetteville Academy’s varsity boys the last two seasons. Mims was a standout at E.E. Smith before graduating in 1999. He went on to play at Wingate. Mims then played professionally in Germany […]
Eighth-grader River Ennis of Cape Fear Christian Academy won week three of an online bass fishing competition with catches from area ponds, including Keith Hills. The contest is sponsored by bass fishing legend Mike Icanelli and has raised over $10,000 for meals for children with COVID-19 in his native New Jersey. The competition uses an […]
Midway took nonconference varsity wins over visiting East Bladen in baseball and softball on Wednesday night. Midway’s baseball team got some payback against the team that ended their 2019 season in the second round of the state playoffs by rallying from an early 3-0 deficit to beat East Bladen 13-6. “We started hitting the ball,” […]