Lee County went 4-0 and successfully defended its county volleyball championship Saturday at the fourth playing of the Lee Christian All-County Volleyball Tournament. The Lady Yellow Jackets (11-0, 3-0 Cape Fear Valley) topped the host Lady Falcons in the final match 25-10, 25-23.
Lee Christian d. O'Neal 18-25, 17-25, 25-17, 25-17, 15-7
In two battles of the Falcons Tuesday evening at Lee Christian School, Lee Christian's volleyball team and O'Neal's soccer team both remained perfect on their seasons.
Monday, Aug. 25
Lee County at Leesville Road - 6 p.m.
Lee Christian's volleyball squad started its season off with a trophy Friday and Saturday, winning the Berean Bulldog Classic at Berean Baptist Academy.
Jordan-Matthews 1, Eastern Randolph 0
Lee Christian held its annual Athletic Banquet in celebration of its athletic year Friday night at a full Jonesboro Heights Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The banquet was the culmination of the year's successes and a celebration of the student-athletes.
Lee Christian held its Middle School Awards Night Tuesday. Falcon volleyball, soccer, cross country, basketball and softball athletes were recognized for their seasons.
The Lee Christian Booster Club exceeded its own expectations at this year's Relay For Life last Friday night at the Sanford Lions Club Fairgrounds.
Grace Christian 15, Neuse Christian 0
Grace Christian 14, Cape Fear Christian 3
Lee Christian 12, Neuse Christian 4
Head coach Duran Johnson was thrilled with his Lee Christian soccer team after its match Saturday morning - and it was following a loss.
Lee County 314, Union Pines 323, Southern Lee 324, Terry Sanford 336, Gray's Creek 379, Westover and Douglas Byrd no score
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.
Grace Christian's girls soccer team improved to a 7-0 record Friday afternoon. The Lady Crusaders, attested by their head coach Chris Pratt, also got the toughest half they've faced all season thanks to city rival Lee Christian.
Southern Lee 12, Westover 2
Lee Christian’s JV softball squad got its season underway by splitting a doubleheader with Village Christian of Fayetteville on Saturday.
Monday, Mar. 17
Chatham Charter at Lee Christian - 4:30 p.m.
Lee Christian 12, Freedom Christian 0
From before the start of the high school basketball season, Lee Christian head basketball coach Steven Lane knew he was asking a lot of his newly-promoted point guard, Garrison Weaver.
Southern Lee 11, Douglas Byrd 10
Southern Lee rallied from a 10-3 deficit
Unlike nearly every other high school baseball squad which has started, or tried to start, seasons around central North Carolina in the last week or two, Lee Christian played its season and home opener on a perfect spring afternoon Tuesday.
Sunday, Mar. 9
Women's basketball - Big South Conference Tournament final at Conway, S.C. - TBA
Local high school basketball fans should make plans to join WBFT TV 46 Sports for “Applebee’s Full Court Press” the next two Monday nights, March 3 and 10 at 7 each night, as the Applebee’s Lee County Player of the Year will be decided.