Fanfare-Colleges: A look at college and other news in brief
Top high school golfers at Treyburn event Monday
DURHAM — Treyburn Country Club will host the annual Tarheel Youth Golf Association N.C. High School Invitational golf tournament at 8:30 a.m. Monday.
The event will feature the 2012 championship and runnerup teams from all four public school classifications, all three independent schools classifications and the state Christian schools title teams.
It will also feature several wildcard teams that are ranked among the state’s best this season and an array of individual qualifiers primarily based on state title match performances last year.
Northern High golf benefit, Hall of Fame banquet set
DURHAM — The annual Northern High School Hall of Fame superball golf tournament will be held April 27 at Lake Winds Golf Course.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. All proceeds will benefit Northern athletics.
The $65 entry fee ($40 for students through college age) includes a round of golf, catered lunch and prizes.
Northern’s Hall of Fame banquet will be held at 6 p.m. April 27 at Croasdaile Country Club. The 2013 inductees are Freddie Browning, Marshall Clements, Mike Hobgood, Carl Reeves and Dee Riley.
Tickets for the banquet are $45. Contact Mike Hall at 919-451-7574 or firstname.lastname@example.org for registration and other information.
N.C. State reschedules
RALEIGH — Tonight’s N.C. State football “Kickin’ at the Carter” event at Carter-Finley Stadium has been canceled due to the threat of thunderstorms.
Saturday’s “Pickin’ at the Carter” events will go on as planned with kickoff for the Kay Yow Spring Football Game scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
NCCU netters honored
NORFOLK, Va. — N.C. Central freshman Aissa Muamba has been named MEAC Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Year, NCCU’s David Nass MEAC Women’s Tennis Coach of the Year and Muamba and sophomore teammate Ekaterina Nekrasova have been named first-team All-MEAC.
The Eagles set a school record with 13 regular-season wins (13-7) and placed second in the MEAC Southern Division with a 5-1 conference record.
ACC track & field
RALEIGH — Duke’s Austin Gamble picked up his second career All-ACC honor with a second place finish in the men’s discus to highlight day one of the 2013 ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at N.C. State Thursday.
Senior Mike Moverman also picked up All-ACC honors in the men’s 10,000 meters finishing third with a time of 30:06.35.
“This was Mike’s first 10K of his career so to run 30:04 in his first time out is outstanding,” Duke Director of Track and Field Norm Ogilvie said. “It has been a good year for him, earning All-ACC in cross country, in the indoor 5,000 and tonight. Not too many guys do that in the long distance races.”
In the discus, Gamble’s best throw of the day measured 181-3 (55.25). He was competing in his first ACC Championship since 2011 after taking the year off to focus on football.
CHAPEL HILL — Tonight’s scheduled High Point at UNC men’s lacrosse match has been moved to 1 p.m. Saturday at Fetzer Field here because of predictions of thunderstorms tonight.
Wolfpack adds recruit
RALEIGH — N.C. State basketball has signed 6-foot-4, 194-pound guard Desmond Lee.
The Pack’s 2013 recruiting class was already ranked in the top-20 nationally by many publications. Lee will have two seasons of eligibility remaining and is eligible to play this fall.
“We are really excited to add Desmond,” Pack coach Mark Gottfried said. “He is a true combo guard who can play off the ball and is very good with the ball in his hands. We love how he shoots and he will add an additional three-point shooter for us. He brings high character to our program and it was important to add another upperclassman with the maturity that Desmond possesses.”
Lee spent the last two seasons at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, N.M., where he averaged 20.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.
ACC golf reschedules
GREENSBORO — Due to the threat of potentially severe storms this afternoon, tee times for today’s opening round of theACC Women’s Golf Championship at Sedgefield Country Club have been moved up to 7:45 a.m.
Boston College, Miami and Maryland will now tee off from 7:45 a.m. through 8:25 a.m. on the No. 10 tee. N.C. State, Virginia and Florida State will tee off from 7:45 through 8:25 a.m. on the No. 1 tee and Wake Forest, North Carolina and Duke will tee off from 8:35 through 9:15 a.m. on the No. 1 tee.