Sophomore Zack Hooper pitched a complete game and Julian Barnes got Western Harnett started offensively with a second-inning solo home run to left as the Eagles took a 10-4 Tri-County Six 3-A Conference varsity baseball win at Triton on Friday night. Western improved to 3-6 overall and 3-2 in league play going into a home […]
Three days after getting run ruled at home against Harnett County and Tri-County Six 3-A Conference rival Western Harnett, Harnett Central’s varsity baseball team rallied with five runs in the top of the seventh to record its first win of the season 6-4 at Western Harnett on Friday night. First-year Harnett Central coach Lucas Smith […]
Western Harnett’s varsity girls soccer team took a 3-0 shutout win at Tri-County Six 3-A Conference and Harnett County rival Triton on the Hawks’ Senior Night on Wednesday. “Remotivating them,” said Western Harnett girls soccer coach Jesse Hinsley. “It was a tough couple of games, but we’re pulling it back out and they’re getting much […]
County rivals Harnett Central and Western Harnett opened Tri-County Six 3-A Conference play with competitive losses on Friday night. The Trojans fell 10-6 at Union Pines and Western was topped, 31-16, at home by Southern Lee after leading, 16-10, at the half. Both teams are 0-3 as the Eagles visit Central in a matchup scheduled […]
Three softball players from Western Harnett have signed to play at Fayetteville State. Laniyah Bethea will be joined by twins Morgan and Olivia Jackson with the Broncos. Bethea hit .333 with an RBI as the Eagles went 2-3 during an abbreviated junior season for the trio. Morgan Jackson had one hit, one run and one […]
Harnett Central took a Tri-County Six 3-A Conference varsity basketball sweep at Harnett County rival Western Harnett on Tuesday night, with Central’s girls taking a season sweep over Western and Central’s boys picking up their first win of the season. Harnett Central held off Western Harnett 53-49 in the boys game for its first win […]
Harnett Central split Tri-County Six 3-A Conference varsity basketball games with visiting Harnett County rival Western Harnett on Wednesday night. The Trojans picked up their first conference win in the girls game and the Eagles got their first win of the season in the boys game. Harnett Central’s girls bounced back from a tough loss […]
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.