South Johnston hosted Western Harnett to open varsity basketball season on Wednesday, with the teams splitting the contests. The Eagles won the girls game and the Trojans won the boys game. A third-quarter surge propelled Western Harnett to a 47-33 win over South Johnston in the girls game. “Once we figured out that the ball […]
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.
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.
Western Harnett junior Will Lewis won the 132-pound division in the NCHSAA 3-A wrestling tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on Feb. 20-21. Lewis defeated Josh Wilson of Southeast Guilford by pin at one minute, five seconds in the championship final. Lewis had a 48-2 record for the year. Western senior Jack Taylor was fourth in the […]
Kaila Cooney had 20 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals as the Triton varsity girls basketball team defeated visiting Western Harnett, 54-41, in the first round of the Tri-County Six 3-A Conference tournament on Monday night. The Lady Hawks (12-10) advance to meet Harnett Central (17-4) in the semifinals at Union Pines on […]
With the two teams meeting for the fourth time this season, Harnett Central edged visiting county rival Western Harnett 63-58 in the first round of the Tri-County Six 3-A Conference boys basketball tournament Monday night. “There’s more times than not where in sports you’re judged by not how badly we got beaten Friday (a 100-72 […]
Western Harnett kicker and punter Dillon Smith has signed with Mars Hill. Smith averaged 43.7 yards on 38 punts for the Eagles in 2019 with a longest of 66 yards and 10 inside the opponent’s 20-yard line. He was Western’s leading scorer with 36 points as he made 15 of 16 conversions and 7 of […]
Meeting for the third time this season and the second in Tri-County Six 3-A Conference play, Harnett Central split varsity basketball contests with visiting Harnett County rival Western Harnett on Tuesday, with Central’s girls picking up their third win over the Eagles, but Western’s boys denying the Trojans a season sweep. After a competitive first […]
Meeting for the second time this season, but the first in Tri-County Six 3-A Conference play, Harnett Central’s varsity boys basketball team emerged from an overtime thriller at Harnett County rival Western Harnett with a 67-62 victory on Friday night. “I guess it’s an understatement to say we’re pleased with the outcome,” said Harnett Central […]
Western Harnett and visiting South Johnston split varsity basketball games on Tuesday, with the Eagles winning the girls game and the Trojans taking the boys contest. Defense powered Western Harnett to a 35-28 win over South Johnston in the girls game, the Lady Eagles’ first win of the season. “We’ve been really stressing on defense,” […]