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.
The Sanford Spinners needed one more win to clinch a division title Thursday in a regular season-ending doubleheader at crosstown rival Southern Lee.
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.
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."
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Seven Lee County softball players, led by Chandler Patterson, Caroline Wilson and Whitney Sanford on the first team, made the Cape Fear Valley's All-Conference Team as the conference honors were released last week.
The newly-formed Lee County Track Club competed in its debut meet Saturday in the Durham Striders Developmental Meet at Durham County Stadium.
Carolina Trace Country Club's Lake Course will be part of the U.S. Women's Open for the sixth straight year Thursday when it hosts one of the 24 sectional qualifying tournaments leading to next month's Open championship at Pinehurst No. 2.
The Lee County Hunter Safety Team celebrated the end of its season and handed out special honors on Hunter Safety Program Top Shot Night at the Lee County Wildlife Club Monday nigh
Alex Scott (LCHS) concluded his first year with the Wake Tech baseball team last week, leading the Eagles (20-21-2, 13-13) offensively, defensively and from the mound.
Track and field
NCHSAA 3A State Championship
at North Carolina A&T, Greensboro
Lee County's softball team played how head coach Miles McCaskill wanted it to play in the first round of the state playoffs Wednesday evening. The Lady Yellow Jackets just came up a play or two short as Western Alamance (13-7) advanced by Lee County (13-5) with a 5-3 win.
With the top track and field athletes from the Cape Fear Valley, Big Eight and 3A Mid-State conferences competing in the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships Saturday
Lee County senior Dewaun McEachin has improved each basketball season, in many aspects of the game, throughout his Yellow Jacket basketball career said his head coach, Reggie Peace.
Lee County has had a superb softball season in its first go-around in the Cape Fear Valley Conference. The only problem was who the Lady Yellow Jackets ran up against in the CFVC Tournament final Thursday evening at Southern Lee.