Union Pines senior Matthew Maness recently signed a letter of intent to attend Sandhills Community College and play for the 2013-2014 Flyers men’s basketball team.
The Union Pines Lady Vikings basketball team had their awards dinner Sunday to celebrate another all-around successful season and hand out some individual honors.
The Union Pines girls’ basketball team was ousted by Overhills Monday in the opening round of the NCHSAA state 3-A playoffs.
The North Moore boys are the only local high school team left standing in the state basketball playoffs that got under way with first-round games on Monday.
The Union Pines boys basketball team closed its season Tuesday with a 91-71 loss to the Overhills Jaguars in Spring Lake.
Five Moore County basketball teams will begin post season play in the coming week, and four of the five will be on the road.
The Douglas Byrd Eagles eliminated Union Pines in Monday’s opening round of the 3-A Cape Fear Valley Conference girls’ basketball tournament.
The Union Pines boys’ basketball team closed out its regular season Thursday in Fayetteville with a 98-55 league loss to the Westover Wolverines.
The Union Pines girls’ basketball team needed a victory against Westover Thursday in Fayetteville to finish third in the league standings and clinch a berth in the 3-A state playoffs.
The Union Pines boys’ basketball team closed a day of celebration Friday at Bob Ward Gymnasium in Cameron with an 87-81 overtime league victory over Western Harnett.
The sequence took place inside three minutes to play during Tuesday's 65-56 Union Pines win over Overhills in the first round of the Cape Fear Valley 3A Conference tournament. A Justin Brabham free throw put the homestanding Vikings ahead 57-52, but Overhills cut the deficit to one possession on a layup at the other end of the court. Union Pines answered by breaking the Jaguars' press and scoring two on a Jon Toomer layup to extend the lead back to five points.