Piedmont took a 1-0 series lead in their semifinal series with a 1-0 win at Burns. Austin Harding, a senior first baseman, co-starred with a solo home run in the fourth inning — the first homer of his high school career.
Six-time premier series champion Jimmie Johnson ended his 2014 drought with a win in the Coca-Cola 600.
It's been 17 years since Sun Valley softball team won the state championship. The Spartans are in the midst of their deepest run since. They are playing Enka this week in the 3A state semifinal round. The best-of-3 series opens at Enka on Tuesday.
Corey Sikes threw his second straight shutout in the postseason and also had a pair of hits to lead Piedmont High into the 3A state semifinal round with a 4-0 road win over Carson on Friday. The Panthers will face Burns in a best-of-3 series starting next week.
Parker Kligerman could start the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday, but only if Kurt Busch gets delayed at the Indy 500.
Former Marvin Ridge linebacker Vinnie Sunseri signed a four-year conract with the New Orleans Saints this week. Sunseri won two national championships as a safety at Alabama.