Sunday, July 9

by | Jul 9, 2023 | Quick Hits

The 12-and-under softball all-stars from host Western Harnett defeated Laurinburg, 13-3, to win the Little Tarheel League District 3 tournament on Saturday. Western’s 10-U and 12-U girls have qualified for the state tournament in Shelby on July 20-23. … In 12-U baseball in Southern Pines, Sandhills took the district title with a 9-3 win over Western. … The LTHL 10-and-under district baseball tournament gets underway in Erwin on Monday evening. … Detroit pitchers Matt Manning, Jason Foley and Alex Lange combined for a no-hitter in a 2-0 win Saturday over Toronto. … San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has agreed to a 5-year contract for more than $80 million. … Cincinnati rookie Elly De La Cruz stole second, third and home in thr seventh inning of an 8-5 win at Milwaukee. … The NASCAR Cup race today is at Atlanta Motor Speedway (USA, 7 p.m.). … The first two rounds of the 2023 Major League Baseball draft take place in Seattle tonight (ESPN, 7 p.m.). … Brendon Todd leads the John Deere Classic by one shot at 16-under par going into the final round today (CBS, 3 p.m.).


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