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.
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.
Lee County (20-3), the Cape Fear Valley's season co-champ and tournament champ, will host Coastal Conference champ Swansboro (17-5) in a third round state tournament softball game at 6 p.m. this evening.
As Chandler Patterson’s freshman year comes to a close, she has made quite an impression on a senior-heavy team, finishing at the top of several Campbell softball offensive categories.
Lee County 6, Western Alamance 5
Northwood 1, Southern Lee 0
Alston Scott's pitching and hitting at just the right time, including one such double by Scott, led Lee County through to the second round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament with a 3-0 win over visiting Rocky Mount Wednesday night at Lee County.
Lee County's golf team made the most of its first appearance in an NCHSAA state golf championship in 15 years.
Lee County's Dalton Mauldin was one shot behind the leader and in a six-way tie for second place midway through the NCHSAA 3A State Championships Monday at Longleaf Golf and Country Club.
Lee County's and Southern Lee's baseball squads will host first round state tournament games Wednesday, Lee County against Rocky Mount and Southern Lee against Northwood, in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament.
Chatham Central High School product, Zach Burke has been named to the All-Region 10 Second Team as a pitcher after finishing a perfect 7-0 on the mound during the regular season for the 18th-ranked Wake Tech C.C. Eagles.
Lee County senior Emily Stanley signed her official paperwork to play volleyball for Francis Marion University for the next four years at the high school Friday morning.
NCHSAA 3A State Championships
Lee County and Gray's Creek shared the Cape Fear Valley's softball season title, so it was no upset thinking the Lady Jackets could knock off Gray's Creek, the conference's defending champ, in Thursday evening's tournament final at Union Pines.
With two outs and the winning runner on second, Terry Sanford pinch-hitter Logan Hales shot a hit into left field and James Jordan
Track and field
NCHSAA 3A State Championships
Terry Sanford 1, Southern Lee 0
Lee County and Gray's Creek shared the Cape Fear Valley Conference softball season championship this spring. The Lady Yellow Jackets and Lady Bears will decide the tournament championship head to head at 6 p.m. this evening at Union Pines.