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.
A new high school sports year gets going in about three weeks and Lee County will be hosting a number of events leading up to all the new seasons in the coming weeks.
Basketball players from Southern Lee, Lee County and Chatham Central, along with area middle schools, learned from someone who’s known what it takes to get to the next level, the collegiate level, for the last 25-plus years at the Next Level Camp Tuesday night.
With some of the second round still to be finished as of Tuesday evening, Pinehurst’s Eric Bae was on the cutline bubble, although on the optimistic side of the bubble
Lee County High School’s baseball diamond will host the season-ending tournament for the 10th season of the Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League Thursday and Friday
Drills were being run. Pads were popping. Then two squads, at least seven versus seven, lined up and went full speed against each other.
The next time Nick Grubb will get to work and improve on a full steeplechase course will be as he competes for a national championship.
The end of the Brick City Blaze’s run together this summer was always going to be emotional. They weren’t always expecting the end to come in New Orleans in a USA Volleyball national championship tournament.
“What did you do this summer?” The question will be common for high schoolers in a few weeks.
“You made it.” Or, “you survived.”
Firing a 4-under 68 on Pinehurst No. 5, a day after shooting a 68 on No. 8, 16-year-old Easton Paxton, of Riverton, Wyoming, holds a three-shot lead going into today’s final round on No. 2
Pinehurst No. 2 and No. 8 opened the 37th Junior North and South Championship on Monday.
The Brick City Blaze 18s volleyball club is vying for a national championship this week and playing its last tournament together as a team at the USA Volleyball Junior National Championships.
Nick Grubb, of the Lee County Track Club and a Lee County High School student-athlete, advanced to the USATF Region 3 Junior Olympics to be held at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia next Thursday-Sunday.
Six Lee County softball players earned all-state honors, with pitcher Whitney Sanford and shortstop Jacie Arrington winning player of the year honors, from the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association for the 2015 season.
Walter Brinker and Jonathan McCurry teamed up two weekends ago to win the Sanford Men's Golf Association's annual Member-Guest Tournament at Sanford Golf Course.
The Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League had its opening day, and into the evening and night, with tripleheaders at Lee County, Southern Lee and Union Pines Saturday.
Lee County head football coach Burton Cates believes his Yellow Jackets benefited from the new 10-day span of full-team spring practices
Lee County’s Siranon Shoomee has her senior year and senior golf season still ahead of her.
The Cape Fear Valley Conference athletic directors and baseball coaches released the conference's official postseason baseball honors Monday night.
A week after guiding East Carolina to its first American Athletic Conference title, Nick Durazo (Lee County) and the Pirates
Southern Lee sophomore Laurynn Ansted, Union Pines senior Abby Verchick and Lee County senior Maritza Santos earned the Cape Fear Valley Conference's three individual awards
Cameron Kornegay's home run leading off the top of the seventh inning completed what was otherwise a methodical, small-ball C.B. Aycock rally over Lee County
Lee County and C.B. Aycock had to wait around for the start of their state semifinal baseball series Wednesday night at C.B. Aycock's baseball diamond.
Lee County's senior pitching ace, Alston Scott, was named the Cape Fear Valley Conference's Player of the Year