Sports Briefs: Lankford chasing UNCA baseball history

Published 11:37 am Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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Lankford Chasing History

Brandon Lankford broke the UNC Asheville career record for home runs weeks ago. Now he’s chasing more history. Last week the senior slugger became one of only four hitters in Big South Conference annals to reach 50 career dingers. With seven games remaining, he’s two from tying the conference record for career HRs. For the season, he is tied for third in the country with 15 homers.

Charity Golf Tournament June 19

The Swing For The Stars charity golf tournament will be held June 19 at Bermuda Run West in Advance.

Registration and lunch will be at 11:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. This will be a four-man captain’s choice. The cost is $75 per golfer, the entry fee including green fee, cart, lunch and prizes. Register online at by June 12.

Girls Basketball Camp

The Davie girls basketball camp will be held July 26-29 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Davie for rising first through eighth graders. The cost is $100 per camper ($75 if registered by June 26). Register on the Davie County website and click “buy event tickets.” For more information, contact coach Lindsey Adams at or at 336-751-5905 extension 5210.