Saturday, April 17

by | Apr 17, 2021 | Quick Hits

John Gage is leaving Dunn Middle School after directing a number of successful basketball and football teams for the Greenwaves to be junior varsity boys basketball coach at Avery County High School. He will be an assistant for the Vikings in football. … The Campbell women’s soccer team won for the second time on the road in the Big South Conference tournament, topping No. 1 seed High Point for the championship, 4-3, on Friday night. The win gives the Lady Camel booters their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2004. … Zach Neto, Matthew Christian and Spencer Packard had home runs for Campbell in a 10-6 baseball win at Gardner-Webb on Friday. … Lee County won, 34-26, at Greenville Rose on Friday night in the first round of the NCHSAA 3-AA football playoffs and will visit Cleveland in a matchup of 8-0 teams in the second round on April 23. … UNC has a basketball commitment from Brady Manek, a 6-9 forward who averaged 10.8 points for Oklahoma last season. … Duke has landed 6-9 Marquette transfer Theo John. … Stewart Cink is at 16-under par with a 5-shot lead after a pair of 63s in the Heritage tournament at Hilton Head going into today’s third round (CBS, 3 p.m.).


“For The Boys”

– Tom Double

John Lucas