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.
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 […]