Will Gage, athletic director and varsity boys basketball coach at Harnett Central, will serve as president of the new All American Conference. The league includes Central, Overhills, Triton and Western Harnett from Harnett County as well as E.E. Smith, Pine Forest, Terry Sanford and Westover from Cumberland County. Overhills and Pine Forest are 4-A. The rest of the league is comprised of 3-A teams. … Triton finished second to Union Pines in the Wells Fargo Cup standings for overall athletic excellence in the Tri-County Six 3-A Conference for the 2020-21 school year. … Matthew Barefoot (Midway, Campbell) has been promoted to Class AA Corpus Christi in the Houston Astros system. … Cedric Mullins (Campbell) was 2-for-4 with a run for visiting Baltimore in a 10-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday night. … The USA men’s basketball team reached the gold medal game in the Tokyo Olympics with a 97-78 victory over Australia. … The USA had an 85-73 lead over China in the overall medal count at 5:25 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday. … The St. Jude Invitational on the PGA Tour starts in Memphis today (Golf Channel, 10 a.m.).