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.
A week of homecoming festivities continued at Lee County High School Tuesday evening with Yellow Jacket football players as cheerleaders and coaches, coaches as referees and Lady Jackets donning eye black and flags for Lee County's 7th Annual Powder Puff Football Game.
Southern Lee 7, Gray's Creek 2
Campbell University opened Pioneer Football League play with its first victory of the season, downing Valparaiso 34-24 in front of a sellout crowd at Barker-Lane Stadium in Buies Creek.
Lee County's defense held strong as the Yellow Jacket offense sputtered early on in the Jackets' conference opening football game at Gray's Creek Friday night. Shortly thereafter, Jacket running back Jerry Pullum took care of the slow start.
Cape Fear Valley
Southern Lee 32, Douglas Byrd 12
Lee County 42, Gray's Creek 11
Union Pines 17, Westover 14
Lee County's volleyball team took a major step toward the Cape Fear Valley Conference season title with a sweep, 25-13, 25-17, 25-15, over Union Pines Thursday night on the Lady Jackets' home floor.
Southern Lee 5, Gray's Creek 3
Lee County (5-0) at Gray's Creek (3-2) - 7:30 p.m.
Southern Lee d. Richmond 19-25, 25-22, 25-23, 15-25, 15-10
Grace Christian 5, O'Neal 2 - OT
Lee County is lining up a week's worth of fun, games and fundraisers for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund next week during the Yellow Jackets' Homecoming and Spirit Week.
Lee County d. Richmond 25-12, 25-19, 25-21
Reese Setzer (Lee County) and C.J. Hobbs (Western Harnett) helped Guilford improve to 3-0, the Quakers' best start on the gridiron since 2007, as they defeated Southern Virginia 35-27.
With three goals in the first 36 minutes, two netted by sophomore forward Malik Childress, Southern Lee beat county rival Lee County 3-1 Monday night
Host Lee County, led by junior and defending state champion Siranon "Muk" Shoomee shooting a 3-over par 74, won a Cape Fear Valley Conference golf match Monday afternoon as all seven league members gathered at Sanford Golf Course.
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