Local Sports: Lee County High

Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Brick City Blaze plays in the Big Easy

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.


Jul. 03, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Grubb reaches regional Jr. Olympics

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.


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets win season awards

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.


Jun. 23, 2015 @ 03:09 PM

Brinker makes U.S. Junior Amateur field

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.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 08:05 PM

Summer league squads aid Vs. Cancer Foundation

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.


Jun. 13, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Jackets seize new spring practices

Lee County head football coach Burton Cates believes his Yellow Jackets benefited from the new 10-day span of full-team spring practices



Jun. 09, 2015 @ 05:19 PM

Lady Jacket golfer chooses ECU

Lee County’s Siranon Shoomee has her senior year and senior golf season still ahead of her.


Jun. 03, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

CFVC selects its best on the diamond

The Cape Fear Valley Conference athletic directors and baseball coaches released the conference's official postseason baseball honors Monday night.


Jun. 02, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Durazo finishes as one of the Pirates top aces

A week after guiding East Carolina to its first American Athletic Conference title, Nick Durazo (Lee County) and the Pirates


May. 31, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

The CFVC's best on the pitch

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


May. 29, 2015 @ 02:39 PM

Homer lifts C.B. Aycock, ends Jacket state run

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


May. 28, 2015 @ 12:06 PM

Golden Falcons blank Lee for 1-0 lead

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.


May. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lee County's Scott voted CFVC Player of the Year

Lee County's senior pitching ace, Alston Scott, was named the Cape Fear Valley Conference's Player of the Year


May. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets earn all-conference honors

Lee County, following a season co-title, the conference tournament title and reaching the state quarterfinals, sported four first-team players and two second-team players on the Cape Fear Valley Conference All-Conference Team


May. 27, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Yellow Jackets start semifinal series on the road

Lee County's baseball squad is the highest seed remaining in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament. The Yellow Jackets were the highest seed left before their quarterfinal win, a 2-1 victory, at Orange Friday night.


May. 25, 2015 @ 10:48 AM

On Campus: Durazo notches win to earn ECU American title

East Carolina claimed the American Athletic Conference title this past weekend as the second-seeded Pirates dispatched top-seeded Houston 9-1 behind the strong pitching of Lee County High School product, Nick Durazo.


May. 23, 2015 @ 02:02 PM

Setzer powers Jackets into state semis

Lee County senior Quinn Setzer went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored as sophomore pitchers Trey North and Jake Thomas held on for a 2-1 Yellow Jacket win at Orange in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament quarterfinals Friday night.


May. 23, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

Last-inning rally ends Lady Jacket run

One run was no problem practically all season for Lee County's softball team.


May. 21, 2015 @ 04:42 PM

Lady Jackets ready for quarterfinal trip

Wednesday afternoon was a bright, hot day. Lee County's softball team was hard at work, although with a mix of rock and country music blaring through the PA speakers around their softball field, and excited to be there.


May. 21, 2015 @ 04:40 PM

Jackets look to keep run going at Orange

Peaking at the right time is an easy goal for a team to have in mind. It's hard, even unpredictable, to do.


May. 20, 2015 @ 04:24 PM

Yellow Jackets run into state quarters

Lee County's baseball squad made it back-to-back seventh-inning victories and reached the quarterfinals of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament Tuesday night.


May. 20, 2015 @ 04:39 PM

Lady Jackets roll into last eight

A showdown of two conference champs turned into another Lee County slugging display as the Lady Yellow Jackets moved through the third round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament with an 8-1 victory over Swansboro Tuesday evening at Lee County.


May. 19, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

Former Jacket ends season in U.S. Open

Former Lee County High School wrestler Hailee Lilly completed her first full season as a collegiate wrestler, a season which is 10 months long, with a fifth-place finish in the ASICS Senior U.S. Open two weekends ago.


May. 19, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Sweet 16 games on deck

Lee County hosts a third-round state tournament baseball game tonight, playing in the state's round of 16 for the first time since the 2010 season, hosting Northern Guilford at 7 p.m.