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.
Until proven otherwise James Lee Brown Jr. is the reigning Mr. Sanford.
Lee County recovered a fumble on its own 27-yard line with four seconds remaining to preserve a 10-7 win at Overhills, Friday night.
Grace Christian 7, Cary Christian 2
Southern Lee 6, Terry Sanford 0
A week after setting the mark for the best Lee County start to a football season in more than a generation, head coach Burton Cates wants his Yellow Jackets to loosen up and have fun as his 4-0 Jackets hit the road tonight to face 3-1 Overhills
Lee County 2, Terry Sanford 0
Lee County d. Southern Lee 25-16, 25-27, 25-20, 25-18
Even though they gave up more points than they have season, the Lee County Yellow Jackets still won, and now have their best opening record since the 80s.
Lee County 43, Western Harnett 12
Lee County 8, Union Pines 1
Western Harnett (1-2) at Lee County (3-0) - 7 p.m.
Last season - Lee County 42, Western Harnett 7
Southern Lee 7, Union Pines 0
Seniors Dalton Cox, of Lee County, and Abby Verchick, of Union Pines, won the individual first-place honors
When Lee County's volleyball team dropped the opening set versus visiting Terry Sanford Tuesday evening in a contest key to the top of the Cape Fear Valley Conference standings, there wasn't ranting from coach to players between sets, or a big change in strategy for the undefeated Lady Yellow Jackets.
Lee County went 4-0 and successfully defended its county volleyball championship Saturday at the fourth playing of the Lee Christian All-County Volleyball Tournament. The Lady Yellow Jackets (11-0, 3-0 Cape Fear Valley) topped the host Lady Falcons in the final match 25-10, 25-23.
Athens Drive got the ball five times in the second half looking for a go-ahead score versus visiting Lee County Friday night.
Lee Christian d. O'Neal 18-25, 17-25, 25-17, 25-17, 15-7
Lee County (2-0) at Athens Drive (1-1) - 7 p.m.
Last season - Athens Drive 28, Lee County 26
Lee County's soccer team bounced back from an opening loss in conference play, at Gray's Creek Tuesday night, with a 9-0 mercy-rule rout of Douglas Byrd in 52 minutes of play Wednesday night on the Yellow Jackets' home field.
Southern Lee 9, Douglas Byrd 0
In a rematch of last season's Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament final, the match took one set longer but the result was the same in this season's first meeting between Lee County and Union Pines.
Southern Lee 2, Asheboro 1
Northwood 14, Southern Lee 8
Lee County 47, Ben Smith 0
For the second week in a row, Lee County football rolled on.
Quarterback Emond Caldwell had 147 passing yards and a touchdown and running back Jerry Pullum had three total scores as the Yellow Jackets (2-0)
Lee County 2, Jordan-Matthews 0