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.
Lee County crusied to its second win of the season over Western Harnett, 69-40, Thursday night and the Yellow Jackets will take a 5-0 mark into their first-ever Cape Fear Valley Conference game, on their home court again Tuesday night versus Gray's Creek.
Sophomore guard Shantel Bennett scored 12 of her 23 points in the second quarter leading Lee County to pull away from and go on to beat visiting rival Western Harnett 53-40 Thursday night.
Lee County 52, Douglas Byrd 24
Lee County 51, Broughton 50
Lee County 51, Broughton 50
The Cape Fear Valley Conference released its all-conference football honors on Saturday.
Cape Fear Valley Conference
"When it's Duke versus Carolina, it's usually basketball," and that's from former Tar Heel football player and Sanford Central alum P.J. Gay.
Lee County 57, Reidsville 54
Lee County 39, Leesville Road 37
Grace Hunter scored 35 points to lead Athens Drive (1-0) to a 60-38 home win over Lee County (1-1) in girls’ basketball Friday night.
Dewaun McEachin scored 21 points to lead Lee County’s boys basketball team to a 55-38 win at former Tri-Nine mate Athens Drive, Friday night.
Wake Forest 17, Pinecrest 10
Lee County's defense troubled Western Harnett all night as the Yellow Jackets and Eagles met in the season-opener for both Tuesday night.
For the rest of the basketball season, no matter what else Lee County's girls basketball team faces, the Lady Yellow Jackets should know never to give up from how they pulled out their season-opener.
Central Carolina C.C.
Men's basketball - CCCC at North Carolina JV - 1 p.m.
Every time a high school student gets to sign the official paperwork to accept a college scholarship, it's a special event.
Lee County held a 26-6 lead over Fike in Friday night's NCHSAA 3AA first-round state playoff game before the Golden Demons (11-1) scored the game's last 35 points
Lee County has already played a football season to be proud of. The Yellow Jackets are 9-2 for their most wins in a regular season since 1987.
Lee County's volleyball team traveled to an N.C. State volleyball match on Oct. 25 and presented the money raised from the Dig Hope game and the powder puff football game
Lee County learned its first-round foe in the NCHSAA 3AA State Playoffs Saturday.
Lee County won its fifth consecutive Brick City Bowl Friday night, but the Yellow Jackets had to fight from behind in the fourth quarter to do it.
Lee County and Southern Lee clash for the first time as conference rivals on the gridiron tonight, with kickoff for Brick City Bowl VIII set for 7:30 p.m., at Paul B. Gay Stadium.
Burton Cates and Don Simon will probably give quite motivational pep talks to their respective football teams before Lee County and Southern Lee meet tonight at Lee County's Paul B. Gay Stadium. Both coaches acknowledge, though, that such speeches won't be necessary.
Lee County running back Jerry Pullum earned a statewide honor for his 321-yard performance in the Yellow Jacket win at Terry Sanford two Fridays ago last week by NCPreps.com.