Junior Syniah McMiller of Harnett Central has been named Player of the Year in girls basketball in the Tri-County Six 3-A Conference. … Boys honors in the Greater Neuse 3-A Conference went to senior C.J. Ray of South Johnston for Player of the Year and Brody Massengill of South for Coach of the Year. … Ohio State has landed former Oklahoma running back Trey Sermon as a graduate transfer. The Buckeyes lost running back Master Teague to an injury in spring practice. … Ohio State landed a significant graduate transfer in basketball when 6-7 guard Seth Towns, a former Ivy League Player of the Year at Harvard, chose the Buckeyes over Duke. … The New England Patriots have signed veteran quarterback Brian Hoyer to a 1-year contract.