Local Sports: Lee County High

Feb. 24, 2014 @ 09:37 PM

Northern Guilford ends Jackets' season

Marcus Curry poured in a team-high 14 points to lead Northern Guilford to a 54-46 3A State Tournament win over Lee County Monday night.


Feb. 24, 2014 @ 09:31 PM

Northern Guilford ends Jackets' season, 54-46

Marcus Curry poured in a team-high 14 points to lead Northern Guilford to a 54-46 3A State Tournament win over Lee County Monday night.


Feb. 22, 2014 @ 07:46 PM

Jackets, Cavs learn state tourney matchups

Both Southern Lee basketball squads and Lee County's boys basketball team made their respective NCHSAA 3A state tournaments and will play first-round games Monday night as the tournament brackets were announced by the NCHSAA Saturday afternoon.


Feb. 22, 2014 @ 06:59 PM

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Coaching kids up

Pointing to a newspaper clipping from the late 1980s, Lee County High School Athletic Director Reggie Peace can recall each of his players from his first varsity team.


Feb. 20, 2014 @ 11:32 PM

Westover stops Yellow Jackets again

For the second time in four nights and third time this boys basketball season, Westover's intense defense took Lee County out of its game, this time Thursday night in the semifinals of the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament as the No. 2-seeded Wolverines beat the No. 3 Yellow Jackets 51-38.


Feb. 19, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

Yellow Jackets clinch state spot, advance to CFVC semis

Boys basketball
Lee County 75, Gray's Creek 52
No. 3-seeded Lee County (19-5) cruised by No. 6 Gray's Creek for the Jackets' third win this season over the Bears in the first round of the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament Tuesday night.


Feb. 18, 2014 @ 10:22 PM

High school hoops scoreboard

Boys basketball

Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament - first round


Feb. 18, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

Chatham Central wins region wrestling crown

Wrestling

Area NCHSAA regional champions

Bradley Harms, Chatham Central - 1A East/120


Feb. 17, 2014 @ 11:36 PM

Lady Jackets sting Westover, must do it again

Sophomore guard Shantel Bennett scored 27 points, including 14 of the Lady Yellow Jackets' 24 points in the second half, on what would've been Lee County's girls basketball senior night Monday versus Westover.


Feb. 17, 2014 @ 11:10 PM

Wolverines claw out win on Jacket Senior Night

Lee County had three chances to tie the game against Senior Night guest Westover in the last 2.4 seconds but all went begging and the Wolverines (16-7, 9-3) took a regular-season sweep over the Yellow Jackets (18-5, 8-4) with a 52-50 victory Monday night.


Feb. 15, 2014 @ 07:21 PM

Lady Cavs make it two out of three

Southern Lee and Lee County have met three times so far this ladies basketball season.


Feb. 15, 2014 @ 07:22 PM

Yellow Jackets double up Cavs

Even after a slow start, Lee County senior Dewaun McEachin totaled his second double-double versus Southern Lee (13-8, 7-4) this season and the Yellow Jackets (18-4, 8-3), not coincidently, completed a regular-season sweep over the Cavaliers with a 75-69 victory Saturday afternoon at Lee County.


Feb. 15, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Area sports calendar

Today

Boys basketball

West Montgomery at Chatham Central - 2 p.m.

Southern Lee at Lee County - 2:30 p.m.

Union Pines at Gray’s Creek - 4:30 p.m.

Western Harnett at Cleveland - 6 p.m.

Corinth Holders at Triton - 7 p.m.


Feb. 14, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Yellow Jackets will host Cavaliers Saturday afternoon

Lee County will host Southern Lee for a varsity basketball doubleheader Saturday afternoon, with the girls game tipping off at 1 p.m. and the boys game at 2:30 p.m.


Feb. 11, 2014 @ 02:48 PM

Area scores: Vikings, Lady Vikings top Lee County

Boys basketball

Union Pines 54, Lee County 46


Feb. 08, 2014 @ 12:21 PM

Lady Bulldogs handle Lee County

Terry Sanford (13-7, 7-2) beat Lee County (6-14, 2-7), 54-31, in girls basketball, Friday night at Lee County.


Feb. 07, 2014 @ 11:58 PM

Lee County topples first-place Terry Sanford

Lee County (17-3, 7-2) upset Terry Sanford (17-3, 8-1), 45-41, in boys basketball Friday night at Lee County.


Feb. 06, 2014 @ 11:16 PM

Yellow Jackets take round one of county rivalry

Dewaun McEachin's double-double, which was a double-double before halftime, led Lee County (16-3, 6-3) to a 61-48 victory at Southern Lee (12-7, 6-3) in the rivals' first-ever conference meeting in boys basketball Thursday night on Cavalier Court.


Feb. 06, 2014 @ 10:36 PM

Lady Cavaliers start fast to top Lee County, 50-21

A short-handed Southern Lee girls basketball squad lost to county-rival Lee County back in December during the Yellow Jackets' holiday tournament.


Feb. 05, 2014 @ 04:07 PM

Two Yellow Jackets, one Cavalier sign with Campbell

Two Yellow Jacket football players officially decided they will remain teammates at the college level on Wednesday, which was National Signing Day for thousands of senior student-athletes across the country.


Feb. 03, 2014 @ 10:56 PM

Lady Jackets outrun Byrd for league win

All 10 Lady Yellow Jackets scored as Lee County resumed its basketball season after a 10-day layoff, largely thanks to snow postponements, with a 53-27 victory over Douglas Byrd Monday evening.


Feb. 03, 2014 @ 10:32 PM

Yellow Jackets dunk on guests

Dewaun McEachin threw down seven dunks for Lee County Monday night in a 70-43 rout over visiting Douglas Byrd.


Feb. 03, 2014 @ 11:10 AM

Southern Lee's Lindbohm wins two region swimming crowns

Swimming

NCHSAA 3A Central Regional Championships


Feb. 02, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Jacket, Cavalier coaches enjoy NFL's biggest day

Amongst the commercials, day-long pregame shows and hour-long halftime show, tonight's Super Bowl XLVIII will include a football game.


Feb. 01, 2014 @ 06:52 PM

Union Pines and Pinecrest win conference wrestling titles

Wrestling

Cape Fear Valley Conference Championships