Saturday, July 22

by | Jul 22, 2023 | Quick Hits

The Western Harnett 10-and-under softball all-star team stayed alive in the Tar Heel Leagues state tournament in Shelby on Friday with wins over Wendell, 5-2, and Cleveland, 6-3. Western 10-U plays Burke County today at 10 a.m. Western’s 12-and-under softball all-stars defeated Louisburg, 13-3, on Friday before being eliminated with a 14-0 loss to Wilkes County. … Campbell has announced the hiring of two assistant baseball coaches, Adam Wyse, who will be recruiting coordinator and Dusty White, who will serve as pitching coach. … Duke will host UNC Pembroke for a men’s basketball exhibition on November 1. … No. 1 draft choice Bryace Young reportedly has agreed to a 4-year contract with the Carolina Panthers for a fully guaranteed amount of $37.9 million. The deal also includes a $24.6 million signing bonus. … Sophia Smith scored two goals as the United States topped Vietnam, 3-0, in its opening match in the women’s soccer World Cup in New Zealand on Saturday. … Left-hander Brian Harman shot a 65 on Friday to take a 4-shot lead at 10-under par in the British Open going into the third round today (NBC, 7 a.m.).


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