Akeem Richmond (SLHS) proved he has what it takes to compete with the best three ball shooters in the nation as the senior guard from East Carolina finished third in the 2014 State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships in Moody Coliseum in Dallas last Thursday.
Northwood 7, Cedar Ridge 1
Northwood 3, Granville Central 0
Northwood 10, Cardinal Gibbons 9
Southern Lee 3, Richmond 2
Lee County 9, Douglas Byrd 0
Northwood 10, Cardinal Gibbons 6
Four martial artists, including two brothers, earned their junior black belts when South Eastern Karate Association held its quarterly promotion exam in March.
Lee County 314, Union Pines 323, Southern Lee 324, Terry Sanford 336, Gray's Creek 379, Westover and Douglas Byrd no score
Wells Fargo and the NCHSAA announced the Wells Fargo Conference Cup standings through the 2013-14 winter sports seasons last week.
Monday, March 31
Southeast Raleigh at Harnett Central - 4 p.m.
Union Pines at North Moore - 7 p.m.
Lee County at Westover - 7 p.m.
Purnell Swett at Pinecrest - 7 p.m.
Sandhills Golf Talk will hit the local airways the Thursday of The Masters, April 10, for the 10th consecutive year as the Sandhills area top golf talk radio show. The show will air each Thursday from 7-9 p.m. on WFJA 105.5 FM.
Union Pines 6, Gray's Creek 0
Jordan-Matthews 2, Graham 0
Northwood 15, Chapel Hill 0
Southern Lee 9, Western Harnett 2
The Cavaliers (6-3, 3-1 Cape Fear Valley)
Union Pines 2, Southern Lee 1
Chatham Central senior Zack Burke and Lee County senior Dewaun McEachin were selected first-team all-district, with Burke being honored as the District 8 Player of the Year by the North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association as the NCBCA announced its postseason teams last week.
East Montgomery drilled out 17 hits and that added up to plenty of offense in a 9-4 victory, handing Chatham Central its first Yadkin Valley softball loss since May 2, 2012 on Friday evening.
Lee County 13, Union Pines 12
Former North Carolina State football player Mark Shaw calls high school football, “an iconic part, a staple of American life.”
Monday, Mar. 17
Chatham Charter at Lee Christian - 4:30 p.m.
Lee County 16, Douglas Byrd 5
Lee Christian 12, Freedom Christian 0
Union Pines 19, Western Harnett 6