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HC girls, Overhills boys win titles

HC girls, Overhills boys win titles

Host Harnett Central and visiting Overhills split varsity basketball contests in the championships of the Harnett County Tip-off Tournament on Wednesday, with the Trojans winning their first girls championship since 2012 and the Jaguars winning their seventh straight...

Overhills takes pair from Hawks

Overhills takes pair from Hawks

Overhills swept varsity basketball contests against Triton on Monday, with both the boys and girls teams winning to advance to the championship of the Harnett County Tipoff Tournament, hosted by Harnett Central. A pair of late scores from senior Jade Butcher and...

Overhills’ Perkins shows firepower on Military Appreciation Night

Overhills’ Perkins shows firepower on Military Appreciation Night

Overhills quarterback Chris Perkins threw for four touchdowns on Friday night but it wasn't enough. Visiting Terry Sanford stormed out to a 28-0 lead and the Bulldogs wound up with a 49-27 Patriot 3-A/4-A Conference varsity football victory on the Jaguars' Military...

Overhills turns back HC

Overhills turns back HC

Overhills improved to 2-0 in its 2019 varsity football season with a 41-14 nonconference win over visiting Harnett Central on Friday night. Chris Perkins passed for four touchdowns and ran for another in the Jaguars' first home game. Tyler Gates started the scoring...

Down 18 in fourth quarter, Overhills overtakes Hawks for 52-48 win

Down 18 in fourth quarter, Overhills overtakes Hawks for 52-48 win

Triton had a seemingly-secure 48-30 lead with under eight minutes left against Overhills in the season opener for both teams in a postponed game Monday night before the Jaguars' passing game fueled a comeback for a 52-48 win. The Hawks had huge numbers from their...

McGee to coach football at Overhills as Kirk retires

McGee to coach football at Overhills as Kirk retires

Mark Kirk has retired after 41 years in coaching and Chris McGee will direct Overhills in football. Kirk will be returning to his home in Bedford, Pa., after coaching all over the country. His son-in-law, K.J. Starr, has taken a position at Fuquay-Varina. "I'll have a...

Overhills’ Neel signs for softball

Overhills’ Neel signs for softball

Bailey Neel of Overhills hs signed to play softball at Concord University in West Virginia. Neel hit .294 for an 18-6 Jaguars team that went to the second round of the NCHSAA 4-A playoffs in 2018. She had three doubles, 10 RBIs and was 2-for-2 on base-stealing...

Jaguars edge Hawk boys as Overhills sweeps Tipoff finals

Jaguars edge Hawk boys as Overhills sweeps Tipoff finals

For the second year in a row, Overhills swept the Harnett County Tipoff Tournament Championships, with the girls beating Western Harnett for their second straight county championship and the boys topping Triton for their sixth straight county crown at Gore Arena...

Overhills takes pair over Harnett Central in Tipoff Tournament

Overhills takes pair over Harnett Central in Tipoff Tournament

Overhills, the defending champion in both the boys and girls Harnett County Tipoff Tournament, advanced to the championships again Monday with wins over host Harnett Central. In the girls game, a rematch of last year’s championship, a late surge helped Overhills edge...

Overhills turns back WH, 34-3

Overhills turns back WH, 34-3

Overhills routed visiting Harnett County rival Western Harnett in its first home varsity football game of the season, 34-3, on Thursday night. “I didn’t think we did a bad job considering we practiced really twice all week and that was in the gym because of the heat,”...

Overhills wins opener at HC

Overhills wins opener at HC

Deshawn Lewis opened the scoring on a touchdown run for Overhills and the Jaguars never trailed in a 50-13 varsity football win at Harnett Central on Friday night. Lewis had three touchdowns for the game. After a Trojans turnover on a fumble, Overhills capitalized...

Western’s Prince is king of 3-A throws

Western’s Prince is king of 3-A throws

GREENSBORO — Asher Prince of Western Harnett won the boys shot put and discus in the NCHSAA 3-A track and field meet at N.C. A&T's Belk Track in Greensboro on Sunday. Prince had a heave of 53 feet, 9.25 inches in the shot put and an effort of 175-7 in the discus. He...

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