Local Sports: Lee County High

Jul. 30, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Midnight Madness kicking off new Jacket sports year

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.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Getting the “next level” perspective

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.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Pinehurst's Bae in contention at U.S. Junior Am

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

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Southern Lee playing in CCSSL tourney

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

Jul. 18, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Jackets put in work during minicamp

Drills were being run. Pads were popping. Then two squads, at least seven versus seven, lined up and went full speed against each other.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 05:16 PM

Grubb earns second trip to National Jr. Olympics

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.

Jul. 11, 2015 @ 05:42 PM

The Blaze plays finale in New Orleans

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.

Jul. 10, 2015 @ 03:45 PM

Sanford team prepping for U.S. Junior Am

“What did you do this summer?” The question will be common for high schoolers in a few weeks.


Jul. 09, 2015 @ 06:01 PM

Tarheel golfers handle heat at Sanford

“You made it.” Or, “you survived.”

Jul. 07, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

Wyoming, N.J. golfers lead at Pinehurst

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

Jul. 07, 2015 @ 10:21 AM

Junior North and South opens at Pinehurst

Pinehurst No. 2 and No. 8 opened the 37th Junior North and South Championship on Monday.


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