Local Sports: Lee County High

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Terry Sanford wins early tennis test vs. Lady Vikings

Girls tennis
Terry Sanford 5, Union Pines 4


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Lady Jackets on board with new coach's plans

High school basketball season is about three months away but Lee County and the new Lady Yellow Jacket head coach, former U.S. Army sergeant and Cape Fear High School head coach Gabriel Reynolds, are already at work.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Area scores: Lady Cavaliers serve winning start

Volleyball
Southern Lee d. Chatham Central 25-20, 25-16, 20-25, 25-17



Aug. 12, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Squads beat rain for preseason work

Playing through the rain, even lots of rain, was fine Monday evening as Lee County welcomed Hoke County, Lumberton, Leesville Road and Asheboro for the Lee County Jamboree with less than


Aug. 10, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Former Jacket, former Camel pushes current Camels

Mike Stryffeler's ability and work ethic, on and off the playing field, took him from being a standout athlete at Lee County High School to Campbell University.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 07:02 PM

Yellow Jackets start early under the lights

Lee County got its football season underway as soon as possible Friday - getting its first practice in starting at 12:01 a.m. Friday.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Horned Frogs edge Spinners in CCSSL semis

The Sanford Spinners got the tying runner to second, but that was as close as they got in the sixth inning, the only inning the Spinners put runs on the board, as they fell 3-2 to the Heritage Horned Frogs


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 01:08 PM

Spinners escape jams to top Leesville, 7-2

The Sanford Spinners took advantage of their chances to score as they hosted the quarterfinals of the Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League tournament, and game four of the quarterfinals versus the Leesville Road Runners Thursday evening.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 04:08 PM

McEachin finishes Jacket career as an all-star

Lee County's Dewaun McEachin was one of 20 of the top senior basketball players in the state to get one more game to their high school career


Jul. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Jackets looking forward to Fall Madness

Lee County High School will celebrate the start of its fall sports seasons, a few hours before the first practices start, with Countdown to Fall Madness at 8 p.m. on July 31 at Paul B. Gay Stadium.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

Sanford Spinners win division

The Sanford Spinners needed one more win to clinch a division title Thursday in a regular season-ending doubleheader at crosstown rival Southern Lee.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Two LCTC athletes going to National Jr. Olympics

Lee County Track Club high jumper Armond Shaw joined teammate Nicholas Grubb by qualifying from the USA Track and Field Region 3 Junior Olympics to a berth in the USATF National Junior Olympics last weekend at Durham County Memorial Stadium.


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Grubb hurdles over new challenge

Lee County High student Nicholas Grubb is new to track and field. He's gone all-out into the new sport, and into an event - an event which can't be found in a high school meet - which his Lee County Track Club coach calls "grueling."


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 06:03 PM

Kocher, Dunne win Jr. North and South titles

David Kocher is a closer.

Kocher came into the final round of the 36th Junior Boys North and South Championship one stroke back of the lead


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Sanford welcomes TYGA tour stop

Lee County High golf standout Walter Brinker had no problem around his home course Thursday as talented young golfers from all over the state visited Sanford Golf Course for a stop by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association for one of the TYGA's one-day tournament summer events.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

Local golfers in hunt at North and South

Pinehurst's Josh Martin was one of two golfers to shoot 70 Wednesday in the second round of the 36th Junior Boys North and South Championship at Pinehurst No. 8.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Jr. North and South leaders hail from near and far

Golfers from South Africa, California and Charlotte lead or share the lead through the first of three rounds in the two Junior North and South Championship tournaments after play at Pinehurst No. 6 and Pinehurst No. 8 Tuesday.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Lee Co. Club athlete advances in Jr. Olympic meet

Lee County Track Club athlete Chelan Stanford will compete in her second straight USA Track and Field Region 3 Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships Thursday-Saturday at Durham County Stadium.


Jul. 08, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Spinners top Southern Lee, 4-1

The Sanford Spinners won their third straight game and improved to 8-1 in their Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League season with a 4-1 win over Southern Lee Monday night at Lee County High School.


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Lady Jackets collect state, district postseason honors

Lee County had five Lady Yellow Jackets earn all-state honors and seven receive all-district spots from the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association for the 2014 season.


Jun. 27, 2014 @ 03:22 PM

Lady Jacket finishes second in state championship

Siranon Shoomee, a rising junior at Lee County High School, concluded four days of exceptional play by falling in the final match, to Salisbury's Grace Yatawara 3 and 2, Friday morning in the 18th North Carolina Junior Girls Championship played at Starmount Forest Country Club.


Jun. 01, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Two Cavs make top CFVC team on the diamond

Southern Lee seniors Cullen Boyette and Christian Wenger were named to the Cape Fear Valley Conference's All-Conference First Team by the league's seven coaches capping a season in which the Cavaliers tied their program record with 20 wins in a season and reached the third round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament for the second time in three seasons.


May. 30, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

Open spot comes down to playoff at Trace

For the second straight year, 36 holes of golf were not enough to decide who advanced from Carolina Trace Country Club to the U.S. Women's Open Championship.


May. 29, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Lee County's Thomas signs with Barton