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
Ben L. Smith (0-1, 0-0 All Metro) at Lee County (1-0, 0-0 Cape Fear Valley) - 7:30 p.m.
Middle Creek 1, Lee County 0
Grace Christian 5, Burlington Christian 0
Union Pines 9, Lee County 0
Lee County (3-0) won the Black and Gold Classic at UNC Pembroke Saturday.
Monday, Aug. 25
Lee County at Leesville Road - 6 p.m.
Lee County got its volleyball season off to a confident start with a sweep, 25-19, 25-17, 25-20, over visiting Pinecrest (1-2) Friday afternoon.
Dalton Mauldin, a sophomore at Lee County High School, won the boys 14-15 age division title at the 2014 Tarheel Youth Golf Association Tournament of Champions played at Hyland Golf Club Aug. 12-14.
All three phases of Lee County's football team scored in the opening half as the Yellow Jackets welcomed Rolesville High School for its first varsity game in 53 years Friday night. Jerry Pullum took care of two of the three, offense and special teams, in the first five minutes of play.