Sunday, May 23

by | May 23, 2021 | Quick Hits

Tyler Godwin has received the Kent Warren Award as male athlete of the year at Midway and McKenzie Hudson has been presented the Angie Matthews Award as female athlete of the year for the Raiders. … Kayla Sadowski of Harnett Central has signed to play volleyball at Sandhills Community College. … Noah Bridges (South Johnston) hit his seventh home run of the season for UNC Wilmington in a 15-14 loss at Charlotte on Saturday. … The Campbell softball team defeated Boston University, 7-1, in an elimination game of the NCAA regional at Oklahoma State before the Camels were ousted from the event with a 12-0 loss to Mississippi State in five innings to finish the season at 28-19. … Matthew Barefoot (Midway, Campbell) hit a home run for the Fayetteville Woodpeckers in a 6-5 loss at Augusta on Saturday, … Former Methodist player Jon Sherman has been named football coach at Gray’s Creek. Sherman has coached previously at West Bladen and Purnell Swett. … Phil Mickelson has a 1-shot lead over Brooks Koepka going into today’s final round of the PGA Championship (CBS, 1 p.m.). … The Carolina Hurricanes play game four of their first-round playoff series at Nashville today (Fox Sports Carolinas, 2:30 p.m.). The Canes lead the series, 2-1. … The Texas Grand Prix on the NASCAR Cup series is today (Fox Sports 1, 2:30 p.m.). … Milwaukee, Dallas, Brooklyn and Portland took series-opening NBA playoff wins on Saturday. Matchups today include Washington at Philadelphia (TNT, 1 p.m.), the Los Angeles Lakers at Phoenix (ABC, 3:30 p.m.), Atlanta at New York (TNT, 7 p.m.) and Memphis at Utah (TNT, 9:30 p.m.). … The Chicago Cubs play at St. Louis in MLB tonight (ESPN, 7:08 p.m.).


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