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.
Western Harnett 62, Lee County 55
Southern Lee's basketball squad doesn't have a lot of height, but the Cavaliers have a lot of guards. Head coach Gaston Collins often has four guards on the floor and even the Cavs who don't play guard, have the quickness and athleticism of guards.
Shantel Bennett being the main scorer for Lee County is nothing new. Bennett, a junior guard who's been a key Lady Jacket since her freshman year, took her scoring, along with play all over the floor for an offensive-defensive double-double
Jolly Roger Invitational
at Corinth Holders
Nick Durazo (Lee County) was named to the fall 2014 East Carolina Dean’s List becoming one of 17 Pirate baseball players earning this honor
Lee County's girls basketball squad took a big step forward in the Cape Fear Valley Conference, with a major defensive effort, with a 37-33 victory over Westover (11-5, 2-3) Friday night on the Lady Yellow Jacket home floor.
Village Christian 86, Grace Christian
Hailee Lilly (Lee County) finished 2-0 on the mat to help seventh-seeded McKendree finish third this past weekend at the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Northwood Charger Cup Dual Tournament
Lee County's girls basketball team hosted, and battled, first-place Terry Sanford Friday night. Although the Lady Bulldogs (10-2, 3-0) were tough and came away with a 54-42 victory, the Lady Yellow Jackets never knew when to give up.
Terry Sanford 55, Lee County 36
Southern Lee's wrestling squad got to celebrate Senior Night and its biggest rivalry night of the season together Wednesday night with a 60-18 victory over Lee County.
Union Pines came out on top over Lee County, Terry Sanford and Southern Lee in a close four-team competition on the boys' side of a Cape Fear Valley Conference swim meet at a packed Johnson Natatorium on Campbell University's campus Tuesday night.
As 2015 starts its reign and we say good bye to 2014, I’d like to take a moment to reflect back on the headline grabbing stories from this past year.
Chatham Central 42, Grundy (Va.) 39
Pinecrest 58, Lee County 40
Southern Lee 54, St. Pauls 50
Dalton Brown (Northwood) was one of 15 Campbell football players to receive All-Pioneer Football League honors for his performance this past season on the gridiron.
Lee County was the host in the final game of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Monday night.
Lee County's defense held Western Harnett to no more than six points in a quarter and the Yellow Jackets earned the shot to defend their Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic title on Monday night with a 45-23 semifinal win Saturday night.
Lee County's girls basketball team bounced back quickly and in a big way Saturday afternoon in its Holiday Basketball Classic.
Western Harnett 63, East Bladen 58
Lee County is the reigning boys champ of its annual Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic. The Yellow Jackets took the first step in defending the title with a 60-49 victory over Carrboro late Friday night.
After making a name for himself by leading the nation in rebounding last year at the junior college level playing for Wake Tech, Josh Mellete (Southern Lee)
Southern Lee's defense keyed the Cavalier football turnaround from three wins in 2013 to and 8-5 mark highlighted by a Brick City Bowl victory and reaching the second round of the state playoffs.