Local Sports: Lee County High

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.

Nov. 15, 2014 @ 01:55 AM

Friday night playoff scoreboard

No. 10 Southern Lee 14, No. 7 West Carteret 9

No. 6 Orange 21, No. 11 Lee County 20

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Yellow Jackets have "new season" at hand

3AA East playoff game

First round

No. 11 Lee County (9-2) at No. 6 Orange (10-1) - 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Sanford Shootout tips off basketball season

High school basketball season will tip off in Lee County tonight as Grace Christian holds its traditional season-opening Sanford Shootout tournament with quadruple-headers tonight and tomorrow.

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Reece, Cavs earn conference honors

Southern Lee co-captains Sully Reece and Ricardo Aguilar were among six Cavaliers named to the Cape Fear Valley Conference All-Conference Team for the 2014 soccer season as the conference honors were released following the Cavaliers' state tournament run coming to a close last week.

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

ON CAMPUS: Setzer earns academic honors

Guilford College sophomore Reese Setzer (Lee County) has been named to the Capital One NCAA Division III Academic All-District V team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced this past week.

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 02:32 PM

Cavaliers, Yellow Jackets draw road trips starting football playoffs


NCHSAA state playoffs

First round games

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Guilford's Setzer earns academic honors

Guilford sophomore Reese Setzer (Sanford/Lee County) has been named to the Capital One NCAA Div. III Academic All-District V team

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 08:10 AM

Cavaliers win the Brick, 14-3 over Lee County

Southern Lee's football team learned it could compete versus its county rival in last year's Brick City Bowl.

Nov. 07, 2014 @ 10:53 PM

Friday night scoreboard

High school football

Southern Lee 14, Lee County 3

Nov. 07, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Brick City Bowl IX set for Cavalier Stadium tonight

In the football world, from high school games on Fridays to NFL contests on Sundays, descriptions such as "heated" and "bitter" often go along with "rivalry."

Nov. 07, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Yellow Jackets bring the Brick to Cavalier Stadium tonight

Lee County (9-1, 4-1) at Southern Lee (6-4, 3-2) - 7:30 p.m.

Last season - Lee County 23, Southern Lee 9

Nov. 07, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Area sports calendar


Lee County at Southern Lee - 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 05, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets serve up CFVC honors

Lee County's Emily Stanley, Clay Fowler and Ally Davis were recognized with First Team honors, with Stanley named the conference Player of the Year, as the Cape Fear Valley Conference's volleyball season awards were announced following the Lady Yellow Jackets' run to the state semifinals.

Nov. 05, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Area sports calendar

3A East - No. 5 Hunt (19-3) at No. 4 Southern Lee (18-1-3) - 7 p.m.

Nov. 04, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

ON CAMPUS: Reives leads Averett to first conference win

Michael Reives (Southern Lee) took advantage of a new starting position on the Averett defense to lead the Cougars (2-6, 1-5) to their first USA South Conference victory of the season, a 31-21 upset of Methodist.

Nov. 03, 2014 @ 12:39 PM

Cross country: Pinecrest boys run 7th in state

Cross country
NCHSAA 3A State Championships

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

Cavaliers beat Lee County, reach 3rd round of states

Ricardo Aguilar's 21st minute goal, as he banged in a shot from short range after being the first to pounce on teammate Glenn Bonilla's deflected shot, stood up as the Cavaliers

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 11:48 PM

Yellow Jackets romp against Westover, 51-7

Lee County celebrated its Senior Night on the gridiron with a 51-7 rout over Westover Friday night.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Yellow Jackets host Westover for Senior Night

One optimistic way the Yellow Jackets and Lee County head coach Burton Cates can look at needing to bounce back from their first loss of the season is most football squads face such a test well before the 10th game of the season.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 01:56 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets top Northwood 2-0 in state first round


Lee County 2, Northwood 0

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

State soccer scoreboard - Wed. night

NCHSAA State Tournament first round

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 09:09 PM

Lady Jackets go out in final four

Lee County's volleyball team was 25-1 heading into its state semifinal match on Tuesday evening. The Lady Yellow Jackets played well. It was perhaps among one of the best matches they'd played this season and clearly with the most emotion of any.