Track and field
NCHSAA 3A State Championships
Terry Sanford 1, Southern Lee 0
Lee County and Gray's Creek shared the Cape Fear Valley Conference softball season championship this spring. The Lady Yellow Jackets and Lady Bears will decide the tournament championship head to head at 6 p.m. this evening at Union Pines.
Alston Scott's grounder between third and shortstop let Spencer Faulk sprint down the line from third giving Lee County a 4-3 walk-off win which was doubly sweet
Scholastic golf is a team sport. Cardinal Gibbons proved it in winning the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional team championship, edging Lee County by six strokes, Monday on the Pines Course at the Country Club of Whispering Pines.
Campbell presented its fourth annual “Cammy Awards” this past weekend
Sergio Gardner was a late addition for the Cavaliers, at least as far as having his rookie year with Southern Lee football be his senior year
Lee County track athletes Richard Kersey and Khaira Bolden won individual regional championships, Kersey in the 200-meter dash and Bolden in the 100-meter hurdles, in the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships Saturday at Northern Guilford High School.
Weather-permitting, as has been the case all spring - and even back into basketball season, the Cape Fear Valley Conference baseball, softball and soccer tournaments will get underway Monday evening.
Lee County senior Alston Scott fired his second straight shutout as the Yellow Jackets squared the season series with county rival Southern Lee with a 3-0 win at Lee County Thursday night.
Lee County's softball team completed a regular season sweep in its county rivalry with Southern Lee winning 13-0 in five innings Thursday night.
Track and field
NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships
Southern Lee spoiled rival Lee County's senior night, or specifically, Lee County's Maritza Santos Night, as Lady Cavalier forward Laurynn Ansted scored from near and far, striking for four goals and leading Southern Lee to a 5-0 victory and a county rivalry season sweep Wednesday night.
Trey North threw a perfect game, the first Lee County High perfect game in 19 years, and Tyler Holder threw a no-hitter, all on the same night
Southern Lee 15, Terry Sanford 5
Lee County already had the Cape Fear Valley Conference golf title in hand, for the Yellow Jackets' second straight conference championship
The Southern Lee at Lee County baseball and softball games, originally slated for Thursday evening, have been rescheduled to Friday at Lee County due to the expected weather forecast for Thursday.
Southern Lee 7, Western Harnett 2
Lauren Martin (Northwood), Caroline Womble (Western Harnett) and JT Howington (WHHS) all received awards this past weekend at the William Peace University
Simply thinking and chatting about Dalton Cox's usual day as a student and athlete around Lee County High School is exhausting. Doing it, at least for Cox, is actually energizing, says Cox, and keeps him going to the best of his ability.
When Sam Bradley gets his profile published on the University of West Alabama's golf website and media guide soon, it'll have Lee County High School as where he's a graduate of. Sanford Golf Course will deserve a mention, too.
Union Pines 1, Southern Lee 0
Lee County's magic number was one for most of the Yellow Jackets' baseball game at Cape Fear Valley Conference-leading Terry Sanford Friday night.
Union Pines doubles team Ben Williams and Dylan Dinkins won their third consecutive Cape Fear Valley Conference championship leading six Vikings in all who kept their tennis seasons going for at least one more week Thursday at the CFVC Championships at Southern Lee.