Wednesday, July 1

by | Jul 1, 2020 | Quick Hits

A golf tournament was held Tuesday at Chicora to raise money for a scholarship in memory of former Union Pines athletic director Bobby Purvis. Will Gage, athletic director and varsity boys basketball coach at Harnett Central, organized the event with assistance from Western Harnett athletic director Russell Taylor. Roughly $2,000 was raised. … Gage is also director for the Harnett County Educators golf tournament, which is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, at Keith Hills. … Matthew Snyder (Triton) has been named an assistant coach in women’s basketball at LaGrange College in Georgia. … Minor League Baseball has canceled the 2020 season. … The nation’s No. 1-ranked cornerback prospect, Tony Grimes from Virginia Beach, Virginia, announced his commitment to North Carolina on Tuesday. … Matt Sharpstene of Charlotte shot a course record 64 at Pinehurst No. 4 in the first round of the North & South Amateur golf tournament on Tuesday. … Bubba Watson, Jason Day, Harold Varner III and Wesley Bryan play a 9-hole exhibition for charity at Detroit Golf Club today (1 p.m. Golf Channel).

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