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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
One run was no problem practically all season for Lee County's softball team.
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.
Peaking at the right time is an easy goal for a team to have in mind. It's hard, even unpredictable, to do.
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.
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.
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.
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.