Tuesday's area roundup
Brickey joins Fayetteville State staff
FAYETTEVILLE — Former Duke captain Robert Brickey has joined the coaching staff at Fayetteville State.
Coach Alphonza Kee announced Brickey’s hiring as an assistant coach at the Division II school Tuesday.
Brickey, a native of Fayetteville, played at Duke from 1986-90 and was the captain of the Blue Devils team that lost to UNLV by 30 points in the 1990 national championship game.
“I am excited about being able to work with Coach Kee,” Brickey said. “I like the way he is building the program with its vision and direction. I believe he is doing it the right way.
“My mother is a Fayetteville State graduate, and I have been on the campus all of my life. Fayetteville State is really a super quality educational institution. I am excited about being a part of that and being back at home after a long break. I look forward to helping the program grow, develop and reach new heights.”
Brickey was the head coach at Shaw from 2005-08, spent the 2008-09 season on the staff of Duke women’s coach Joanne P. McCallie and spent the next two years as an assistant at N.C. Central.
Kim stands second
MORGANTON — Chapel Hill’s Gina Kim is tied for second after Tuesday’s first round of the Twin States Junior Girls Golf Championship at Mimosa Golf and Country Club.
Kim post an even-par 72 but is four strokes behind Reona Hiria of Summerville, S.C., with a 68.
Bahama’s Sarah Spicer is tied for 25th with a 77, while Jessica Spicer is tied for 47th with an 83.
Bobcats announce re-signing of Henderson
CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Bobcats have announced they’ve re-signed former Duke star Gerald Henderson.
Charlotte announced the move Tuesday but did not release contract terms.
A person familiar with the situation had said the deal is worth $18 million over three seasons with a player option for the third season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the details of the deal were not announced.
Henderson, selected by Charlotte with the 12th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft, averaged a career-high 15.5 points and 2.6 assists last year, along with 3.7 rebounds. Henderson finished with 24 consecutive double-figure scoring games, the longest streak by a Bobcats player since the 2010-11 season.
He was second on the team in scoring last season behind only point guard Kemba Walker.
Weinberg leads USA to gold
ISRAEL — Duke’s Laura Weinberg helped the U.S. women’s soccer team beat host Israel 6-1 in the championship of the open division to claim the gold medal at the Maccabiah Games.
Weinberg, who is a rising senior at Duke, led all scorers in the tournament with nine goals as the USA squad collected a 5-0-1 overall record and outscored its opponents 40-2 in the six contests.
Weinberg, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and her Duke teammates open preseason camp on Aug. 7.