Local Sports: Lee County High

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers beat St. Pauls in West Bladen tourney

Boys basketball
Southern Lee 54, St. Pauls 50

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Brown receives All-PFL honor

Dalton Brown (Northwood) was one of 15 Campbell football players to receive All-Pioneer Football League honors for his performance this past season on the gridiron.

Dec. 30, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Imps win Jacket Holiday Classic title

Lee County was the host in the final game of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Monday night.

Dec. 27, 2014 @ 10:27 PM

Lee County takes defense to tournament final

Lee County's defense held Western Harnett to no more than six points in a quarter and the Yellow Jackets earned the shot to defend their Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic title on Monday night with a 45-23 semifinal win Saturday night.

Dec. 27, 2014 @ 09:51 PM

Lady Jackets rebound for Classic victory

Lee County's girls basketball team bounced back quickly and in a big way Saturday afternoon in its Holiday Basketball Classic.

Dec. 27, 2014 @ 12:51 PM

Western Harnett wins in Yellow Jacket Classic

Boys basketball
Western Harnett 63, East Bladen 58

Dec. 27, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Yellow Jackets open Classic topping Carrboro 60-49

Lee County is the reigning boys champ of its annual Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic. The Yellow Jackets took the first step in defending the title with a 60-49 victory over Carrboro late Friday night.

Dec. 23, 2014 @ 12:27 PM

On Campus: Mellette making an impact at Chowan

After making a name for himself by leading the nation in rebounding last year at the junior college level playing for Wake Tech, Josh Mellete (Southern Lee)

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Gardner wins county Player of the Year honor

Southern Lee's defense keyed the Cavalier football turnaround from three wins in 2013 to and 8-5 mark highlighted by a Brick City Bowl victory and reaching the second round of the state playoffs.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:22 PM

Vikings top Lee County from long range, 62-56

Malik Crawford and Robert Collins scored 20 points each as Union Pines hosted Lee County for an early-season, but key, Cape Fear Valley Conference game Thursday night.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 03:50 PM

Area scores: Vikings beat Southern Lee on the mat, go to 4-0 in CFVC


Union Pines 69, Southern Lee 11

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Yellow Jacket Holiday Classic lineup is set

Both defending champs and both runners-up from last year’s tournament will be in the fields for the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Dec. 26, 27 and 29 at Lee County High School.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

Bennett leads easy Lady Jacket win

Junior point guard Shantel Bennett ran a clinic on the basketball court for Lee County Tuesday night.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Murr scores career high for Truett-McConnell

Anna Murr (Grace Christian) is quickly making a name for herself at Truett-McConnell College.

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

Lady Jackets romp to CFVC win at Gray's Creek

Girls basketball - Lee County 60, Gray's Creek 38
Boys basketball - Gray's Creek 58, Lee County 33

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Two Jackets, two Cavs are up for Applebee's Player of the Year

Lee County's Jerry Pullum and Will Shoop and Southern Lee's Sergio Gardner and Ishois Times are the nominees for the Applebee's Player of the Year Award

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets finish sweep vs. Athens Drive

Boys basketball
Lee County 45, Athens Drive 39

Dec. 09, 2014 @ 10:40 PM

Golden Eagles top Jackets and Lady Jackets

Both Lee County varsity basketball squads continued their difficult early-season schedules at home Tuesday night. The idea, from the Yellow Jacket perspective, is to be ready for this Friday, when Cape Fear Valley action starts with a trip to Gray's Creek.

Dec. 09, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

On Campus: Spears named to 2014 NCAA Division II All-Super Region Team

Jarrod Spears (Harnett Central) was one of the eight Lenoir-Rhyne football players who were selected last week for the 2014 NCAA Division II Daktronics All-Super Region 2 team.

Dec. 07, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

WBFT, Applebee's hosting football Player of the Year shows

WBFT-TV 46 will broadcast and Applebee's in Sanford will host the nominees for the Applebee's Player of the Year for the completed high school football season on Monday, followed by the presentation of the Applebee's Player of the Year Award live on Dec. 15.

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 03:38 PM

Area scores: Crusaders break through for first win

Boys basketball

Grace Christian 62, South Wake Sabres 55

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers go 2-for-2 over Eagles

Boys basketball

Southern Lee 66, Western Harnett 49

Dec. 03, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Area scores: Lady Crusaders triumph in double-OT

Girls basketball

Grace Christian 39, Fayetteville Academy 38 - 2OT

Dec. 02, 2014 @ 03:38 PM

Area scores: Chapel Hill spoils Jacket home debut, 63-52

Boys basketball
Chapel Hill 63, Lee County 52

Dec. 01, 2014 @ 11:39 AM

On Campus: Kennesaw State garners team academic honors

Olivia Sturdivant (Lee County) and the Kennesaw State University women’s soccer team were presented the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award last week for the fourth year in a row and the fifth time in six years.