In just his seventh game as an East Carolina University Pirate, junior Akeem Richmond (SLHS) played an integral part in setting a new ECU school record for three pointers made in a game as the Pirates routed St. Andrews, 111-59.
Pinecrest 7, Lee County 1
Lee County senior center Quinn Setzer has been selected to the East Team for the 2015 East-West All-Star Football Game to be played at 8 p.m. July 22 at Greensboro's Jamieson Stadium.
Mark Riches (Grace Christian) was named the 2015 Bible College National Invitational Tournament MVP
The improvement of Lee County's girls basketball team continued all the way into the last quarter of the Lady Yellow Jacket season Friday night at Terry Sanford.
While the key heights of the high school basketball season have been canceled or put on hold throughout the last two weeks thanks to winter weather, the important preseason efforts for spring sports squads have been hampered, but not entirely stopped.
Snow across North Carolina caused postponements of high school basketball state tournament games Tuesday including for Southern Lee and Lee County. The Cavaliers and Lady Yellow Jackets are scheduled to hit the road this evening for first-round tourney games.
NCHSAA State Tournament first round at higher seeds
3A East - No. 19 Southern Lee (13-9) at No. 14 Northern Nash (9-12) - 7 p.m.
Campbell first baseman Chandler Patterson (Lee County) garnered awards for her performance on the field as she was named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Softball Player of the Week and
Southern Lee's boys basketball team will have to hit the road, but get to face a squad with a below-.500 overall record, when the NCHSAA State Tournament begins Tuesday night.
Former Lee County High School football standout Tristan Johnson proved hard work and persistence pays off as the four-time semi pro football all-star in the Central Carolina Football League recently signed a contract to play for the Cape Fear Heroes.
Track and field
NCHSAA 3A Indoor Track and Field State Championship
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has postponed the start of the state wrestling championships to Friday
Campbell freshman first baseman, Chandler Patterson (Lee County) garnered her first collegiate award being named the College Sports Madness Big South Player of the Week last week
Antonio Menozi, Daniel Hull and Dylan Barber won individual regional championships and led Union Pines to a runner-up team finish at the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships at Morehead High School Saturday.
Tuesday, Feb. 17
Big Eight Conference Tournament first round
NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships
It wasn't as easy as on Cavalier Court, in fact it went down to the last 6.9 seconds, but Southern Lee completed a regular-season sweep in the Brick City boys basketball rivalry with a 63-58 victory at Lee County Thursday night.
NCHSAA 3A State Championships
at Triangle Aquatic Center, Cary
Union Pines 59, Gray's Creek 31
Chandler Patterson (Lee County) made a name for herself at Lee County High School for demolishing softballs. This earned her the all-time Yellow Jacket home run title, the Tri-9 conference home run title and three all-state selections while playing for Lee.
Mitchell 42, Chatham Central 30
Grace Christian of Sanford 54, Grace Christian of Raleigh 37
Track and field
Two Rivers Conference Championship
Five Lee County seniors signed to attend college and continue their football careers on Wednesday morning, on National Signing Day, the first day high school senior football players may officially commit to colleges and universities for fall 2015, at Lee County High School.