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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...

Triton

Cowan chooses Campbell to continue career

Cowan chooses Campbell to continue career

Triton running back Javon "J.J." Cowan will move to the next level of his football career at Campbell. Cowan ran for 599 yards on 63 carries with 10 touchdowns as freshman in 2020. "We knew his freshman year that if he did the right things in the classroom and weight...

Updated: Triton to induct first in athletic HOF

Updated: Triton to induct first class in athletic HOF

Triton has announced six inductees for its inaugural class in the high school's athletic hall of fame. The induction ceremony will take place on May 14 at 6 p.m. during the athletic awards banquet. Wendy Simmons is the lone coach who will be inducted. She was highly...

Midway

Raiders top Lakewood with second half surge

Raiders top Lakewood with second half surge

An early third quarter surge lifted Midway’s varsity football team to a 32-26 win over visiting Sampson County rival Lakewood on Friday night. “We outplayed them in the first half,” said Midway coach Kyle Stevens. “We just dropped the ball, tipped them an...

Results / Schedule

Wednesday, May 8
High School Girls Soccer
E. Wake 1, S. Johnston 0

Thursday, May 9
High School Baseball
NCISAA Playoffs
CFCA 6, Pungo 4
High School Softball
NCISAA Playoffs
CFCA 15, Ridgecroft 0 (3 innings)
NCHSAA Playoffs

Cumberland Cape Fear 6, Triton 2

Friday, May 10
High School Baseball
NCISAA Playoffs

Midway 9, Farmville Central 5
High School Girls Soccer
NCISAA Playoffs

Bradford 1, CFCA 0
High School Softball
NCHSAA Playoffs
Midway 10, Nash Central 0
Orange 7, S. Johnston 0

Saturday, May 11
College Baseball
Monmouth 8, Campbell 7
Campbell 5, Monmouth 2
High School Baseball
NCHSAA Playoffs
Currituck 7, Harnett Central 2
High School Softball
NCISAA Playoffs
Lawrence 2, CFCA 1

Sunday, May 12
College Baseball
Campbell 6, Monmouth 0

Monday, May 13
High School Baseball
NCHSAA Playoffs

Midway 3, Bartlett Yancey 1
NCISAA Playoffs
Lawrence 4, CFCA 1
High School Girls Soccer
NCHSAA Playoffs
Cumberland Cape Fear 6, Triton 3
Franklinton 2, Harnett Central 0
High School Softball
NCHSAA Playoffs
Midway 4, South Lenoir 0

Thursday, May 16
College Baseball
Campbell 9, William & Mary 5

Friday, May 17
College Baseball
Campbell 10, William & Mary 2
High School Baseball
NCHSAA Playoffs
Greene Central 1, Midway 0 (9 innings)
High School Softball
NCHSAA Playoffs
Midway 8, Jordan-Matthews 3

Saturday, May 18
College Baseball
William & Mary 11, Campbell 3

Tuesday, May 21
High School Softball
NCHSAA 2-A Semifinal Series
Midway 11, Martin County 0 (5 innings)

Thursday, May 23
High School Softball
NCHSAA 2-A Semifinal Series
Midway 7, Martin County 3
(Midway wins series, 2-0)

Friday, May 31
High School Softball
NCHSAA 2-A Championship Series
at UNC Greensboro
SW Randolph 13, Midway 0 (5 innings)

Saturday, June 1
High School Softball
NCHSAA 2-A Championship Series
at UNC Greensboro
SW Randolph 3, Midway 2
(SW Randolph wins series, 2-0)

Fruday, August 23
High Schoo Football
Harnett Central at West Johnston, 7 p.m.
Hobbton at Midway, 7 p.m.
South Johnston at Princeton, 7 p.m.
South View at Overhills, 7 p.m.
Union Pines at Triton, 7 p.m.
Western Harnett at Southern Lee, 7 p.m.

Thursday, August 29
High School Football
Triton at South Johnston, 7 p.m.

Friday, August 30
High School Football
James Keenan at Midway, 7 p.m.
Overhills at Pinecrest, 7 p.m.
Princeton at Harnett Central, 7 p.m.
Trask at Hobbton, 7 p.m.
W. Johnston at W. Harnett, 7 p.m.

Saturday, August 31
College Football
Campbell at Liberty, 6 p.m.

 

Cape Fear
Christian Academy

Softball: Eagles follow playoff no-hitter with narrow road setback

Softball: Eagles follow playoff no-hitter with narrow road setback

Cape Fear Christian Academy's varsity softball team defeated visiting Ridgecroft, 15-0, in three innings in the second round of the NCISAA Division 3 playoffs on Thursday as Glenne McLamb pitched a no-hitter with nine strikeouts and Larah Tripp hit a home run. The...

Close loss to Bradford closes girls soccer season

Close loss to Bradford closes girls soccer season

Bradford Academy of Mebane took a 1-0 varsity girls soccer win at Capen Fear Christian Academy on Friday in the second round of the NCISAA 1-A playoffs. The fourth-seeded Eagles pressured on several occasions without finding the net. Bradford (7-10), the No. 4 seed,...

Central

HC rally comes up short

HC rally comes up short

A fourth-quarter flurry of offense was not enough for Harnett Central’s varsity football team to rally past visiting West Johnston, as the Wildcats held on to win 24-16 in the season opener for both teams Friday night. “We hit a deep post for a touchdown to start (the...

One more run and one goal enough for Lady Trojans at Triton

One more run and one goal enough for Lady Trojans at Triton

Harnett Central edged All American 3-A/4-A Conference and Harnett County rival Triton in a pair of varsity contests, winning by just one in both girls soccer and softball on Tuesday night. After Harnett Central led early, Triton rallied, but the Trojans scored in the...

South

South advances with 3-1 volleyball victory over Currituck County

South advances with 3-1 volleyball victory over Currituck County

Rallies in the third and fourth sets propelled No. 14 East seed South Johnston to a 3-1 win over No. 19 Currituck County at South in the first round of the NCHSAA 3-A volleyball playoffs Saturda. Set scores were 25-15, 19-25, 25-23 and 25-21. “For us, this could have...

South lineman recovering after loss to Hunt

South lineman recovering after loss to Hunt

Wilson Hunt's ground attack was sufficient to produce a 42-14 Quad County 3-A Conference win at South Johnston on Friday night. South senior defensive lineman Cameron Howell left the game in the closing minutes by ambulance. "He's doing good,' said South coach Lee...

News & Features

Coats-Erwin boys capture conference championship

Coats-Erwin boys capture conference championship

The Coats-Erwin Middle School boys basketball team won the Lee-Harnett Conference championship with an 11-1 record. Brandon Shwaikeh was head coach of the Falcons and he was assisted by LaQuan McKoy.

Braxton Harris era begins for Campbell football

Braxton Harris era begins for Campbell football

BUIES CREEK — Braxton Harris was formally introduced as head football coach Thursday in the lobby of the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center. A packed audience filled with Campbell administration, coaches, faculty, staff, supporters, community members and media heard...

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