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Thursday, July 18

Right-handed pitcher Cole Peschl of Campbell was drafted by Minnesota in the 15th round of the MLB draft. Peschl led the Camels in starts in 2024 with 13, compiling a 3-3 record with a 5.48 earned run average. He had a team-high 83 strikeouts in 69 innings. ......

Wednesday, July 17

Campbell women's basketball signee Jasmine Felton of Northeastern High School in Elizabeth City was named Most Outstanding Player on Monday night for the East in an 84-68 win over the West in the annual all-star game in Greensboro. ... The West boys took a 108-92 win....

Tuesday, July 16

The Tar Heel League state tournament in softball starts Thursday in Benson. Western Harnett will be represented by teams in the 10-and-under, 12-U and 16-U age groups. ... Western Harnett's 15-U baseball all-stars have earned a berth in the THL state tournament, which...

Monday, July 15

Cedric Mullins (Campbell) had a pinch hit, 2-run, walk-off double for Baltimore in a 6-5 win over the visiting New York Yankees on Sunday to give the Orioles a 1-game lead over the Yankees in the American League East Division at the All-Star break. ... Zach Neto...

Sunday, July 14

The major league baseball draft is tonight (ESPN, 7 p.m.). ... Alec Burleson (East Carolina) had four RBIs with a double and a home run for St. Louis in a doubleheader sweep of the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday. ... Zach Neto (Campbell) had a walk and a run for...

Saturday, July 13

Norman Simmons, 15, of Angier won the junior heavyweight division in the USA Boxing Junior Olympics in Wichita. ... Melvin's Roofing won the coed softball league in Coats. ... Carter Cunningham of East Carolina has been named winner of the Community Impact Award in...

Friday, July 12

Former N.C. State football coach Monte Kiffin has passed away at the age of 84. Kiffin was 16-17 with the Wolfpack from 1980 to 1982. He was defensive coordinator for Tampa Bay's Super Bowl champions in 2002. He had been working for his son, Lane Kiffin, as a...

Thursday, July 11

Zach Neto (Campbell) went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, three RBIs and two runs for the Los Angeles Angels in a 7-2 win over visiting Texas on Wednesday night. ... Ryan Thompson (Campbell) got the win in relief for Arizona in a 7-5 victory over visiting Atlanta....

Wednesday, July 10

Mark Whitman has been named recreation director in Coats. Whitman coached the Triton softball team to an unbeaten record in the All American Conference in 2024. ... A 9-7 loss to North Duplin on Tuesday knocked the Dunn 10-and-under all-star baseball team out of the...

Tuesday, July 9

Dunn's 10-and-under baseball all-star team defeated Kings Mountain, 15-1, in an elimination game Monday in the Diamond Youth AAA state tournament at Town Creek Park in Winnabow to advance to an elimination game today at 5 p.m. against North Duplin, which topped...

Monday, July 8

The Dunn 10-and-under all-star baseball team defeated Red Springs, 17-0, in an elimination game Sunday in the Diamond Youth AAA state tournament at Town Creek Park in Winnabow. The local stars face Kings Mountain in an elimination contest today at 3 p.m. on Field 3....

Sunday, July 7

The Dunn 10-and-under baseball all-stars were topped, 7-4, by South Brunswick on Saturday in their opening game in the Diamond Youth AAA state tournament at Town Creek Park in Winnabow. The local team is scheduled to meet Red Springs in an elimination game today at...

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