Local Sports: Lee County High

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 04:11 PM

Area scores: Eagles avenge loss to Lee County

Boys basketball
Western Harnett 62, Lee County 55

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 11:47 PM

Cavs put pressure on rival, win 72-47

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.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 11:13 PM

Lady Jackets roll in rivalry game

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

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 01:50 PM

Area scores: Eagles, Hawks grapple at Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger Invitational
at Corinth Holders

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Durazo named to ECU’s academic honor roll

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

Jan. 17, 2015 @ 02:25 PM

Winning with defense

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.

Jan. 14, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Area scores: Village Christian takes two versus Crusaders

Boys basketball
Village Christian 86, Grace Christian

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Lilly helps McKendree finish third at National Duals

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.

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Area scores: Northwood rolls to 4-0 mark in Charger Cup


Northwood Charger Cup Dual Tournament

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Both Bulldog teams pull away over Lee County

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.

Jan. 11, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Area scores: Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs win CFVC games at Lee County

Boys basketball
Terry Sanford 55, Lee County 36

Jan. 09, 2015 @ 12:42 PM

Cavalier seniors pin down rivals

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.

Jan. 07, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

Vikings, Lady Bulldogs win in the pool

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.

Jan. 06, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

ON CAMPUS: Reflecting back on 2014

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.

Jan. 05, 2015 @ 02:48 PM

Area scores: Bears go 4-1 on Virginia trip

Galax Invitational
Chatham Central 42, Grundy (Va.) 39

Jan. 03, 2015 @ 01:49 PM

Area scores: Pinecrest tops Jackets, improves to 13-1

Boys basketball
Pinecrest 58, Lee County 40

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers beat St. Pauls in West Bladen tourney

Boys basketball
Southern Lee 54, St. Pauls 50

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Brown receives All-PFL honor

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.

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Imps win Jacket Holiday Classic title

Lee County was the host in the final game of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Monday night.

Dec. 27, 2014 @ 10:27 PM

Lee County takes defense to tournament final

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.

Dec. 27, 2014 @ 09:51 PM

Lady Jackets rebound for Classic victory

Lee County's girls basketball team bounced back quickly and in a big way Saturday afternoon in its Holiday Basketball Classic.

Dec. 27, 2014 @ 12:51 PM

Western Harnett wins in Yellow Jacket Classic

Boys basketball
Western Harnett 63, East Bladen 58

Dec. 27, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Yellow Jackets open Classic topping Carrboro 60-49

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.

Dec. 23, 2014 @ 12:27 PM

On Campus: Mellette making an impact at Chowan

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)

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Gardner wins county Player of the Year honor

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.