Local Sports: Lee County High

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Gardner wins county Player of the Year honor

Southern Lee's defense keyed the Cavalier football turnaround from three wins in 2013 to and 8-5 mark highlighted by a Brick City Bowl victory and reaching the second round of the state playoffs.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:22 PM

Vikings top Lee County from long range, 62-56

Malik Crawford and Robert Collins scored 20 points each as Union Pines hosted Lee County for an early-season, but key, Cape Fear Valley Conference game Thursday night.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 03:50 PM

Area scores: Vikings beat Southern Lee on the mat, go to 4-0 in CFVC


Union Pines 69, Southern Lee 11

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Yellow Jacket Holiday Classic lineup is set

Both defending champs and both runners-up from last year’s tournament will be in the fields for the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Dec. 26, 27 and 29 at Lee County High School.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

Bennett leads easy Lady Jacket win

Junior point guard Shantel Bennett ran a clinic on the basketball court for Lee County Tuesday night.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Murr scores career high for Truett-McConnell

Anna Murr (Grace Christian) is quickly making a name for herself at Truett-McConnell College.

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

Lady Jackets romp to CFVC win at Gray's Creek

Girls basketball - Lee County 60, Gray's Creek 38
Boys basketball - Gray's Creek 58, Lee County 33

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Two Jackets, two Cavs are up for Applebee's Player of the Year

Lee County's Jerry Pullum and Will Shoop and Southern Lee's Sergio Gardner and Ishois Times are the nominees for the Applebee's Player of the Year Award

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets finish sweep vs. Athens Drive

Boys basketball
Lee County 45, Athens Drive 39

Dec. 09, 2014 @ 10:40 PM

Golden Eagles top Jackets and Lady Jackets

Both Lee County varsity basketball squads continued their difficult early-season schedules at home Tuesday night. The idea, from the Yellow Jacket perspective, is to be ready for this Friday, when Cape Fear Valley action starts with a trip to Gray's Creek.

Dec. 09, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

On Campus: Spears named to 2014 NCAA Division II All-Super Region Team

Jarrod Spears (Harnett Central) was one of the eight Lenoir-Rhyne football players who were selected last week for the 2014 NCAA Division II Daktronics All-Super Region 2 team.

Dec. 07, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

WBFT, Applebee's hosting football Player of the Year shows

WBFT-TV 46 will broadcast and Applebee's in Sanford will host the nominees for the Applebee's Player of the Year for the completed high school football season on Monday, followed by the presentation of the Applebee's Player of the Year Award live on Dec. 15.

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 03:38 PM

Area scores: Crusaders break through for first win

Boys basketball

Grace Christian 62, South Wake Sabres 55

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers go 2-for-2 over Eagles

Boys basketball

Southern Lee 66, Western Harnett 49

Dec. 03, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Area scores: Lady Crusaders triumph in double-OT

Girls basketball

Grace Christian 39, Fayetteville Academy 38 - 2OT

Dec. 02, 2014 @ 03:38 PM

Area scores: Chapel Hill spoils Jacket home debut, 63-52

Boys basketball
Chapel Hill 63, Lee County 52

Dec. 01, 2014 @ 11:39 AM

On Campus: Kennesaw State garners team academic honors

Olivia Sturdivant (Lee County) and the Kennesaw State University women’s soccer team were presented the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award last week for the fourth year in a row and the fifth time in six years.

Nov. 27, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Area scores: Eagles top Lee County, Middle Creek



Western Harnett 51, Lee County 30

Nov. 26, 2014 @ 03:41 PM

Area scores: Falcons rally to tie, then top Berean in OT

Boys basketball
Lee Christian 51, Berean Baptist 47 - OT

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:03 PM

The best of the Cape Fear Valley

Lee County placed six football standouts on the Cape Fear Valley Conference All-Conference Team, including four Yellow Jackets on the offensive side of the ball, as the CFVC released its gridiron honors this past weekend.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Area scores: Northwood goes 5-0 at Raider Duals

Southern Vance Raider Duals
Northwood 52, Louisburg 15

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

On campus: Johnson earns 4th all-star selection

Tristan Johnson (Lee County) continues to make a name for himself in the semi-pro Central Carolina Football League as the cornerback for the Carolina Hawks

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:09 PM

Lee County opens with OT victory

Tyler Thomas missed the first free throw, then knocked down the second, to tie the game, 42-42, with 0:19 left in regulation for Lee County at Athens Drive Thursday night.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 11:53 AM

ON CAMPUS: Swann scores first touchdown in A&T’s win

Dequan Swann (Lee County) had one reception in North Carolina A&T’s 34-0 victory over Savannah State, but the one he had was a good one as the junior tight end reeled in a 17-yard crossing route for the Aggies’ first score of the day and Swann’s first touchdown of the season.

Nov. 15, 2014 @ 02:10 AM

Orange survives late Yellow Jacket gamble

Bryce Wilson stopped a Yellow Jacket two-point conversion with six seconds left, powering Orange (11-1) over Lee County 21-20 in the first round of the NCHSAA 3AA state playoffs Friday night.