Local Sports: Lee County High

Feb. 04, 2015 @ 06:29 PM

Area scores: Chatham Central, Union Pines reach last 8 of states


Chatham Central 63, Heide Trask 15

Feb. 03, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

Area scores: Eagles claim two individual conference titles

Two Rivers Conference Tournament

Feb. 03, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Wednesday is National Signing Day

National Signing Day will take place on Wednesday as thousands of high school football players across the nation will make their intent for where they will play their collegiate gridiron athletics next season official.

Feb. 02, 2015 @ 03:43 PM

Vikings win CFVC wrestling tourney title

Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament

Jan. 31, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Vikings raid Lee County for two wins

When one key scorer for Union Pines had to go to the bench due to fouls for most of the second half, another Lady Viking simply stepped up.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 10:56 PM

Yellow Jackets present Todd Hendley with jersey

Lee County welcomed back one of its basketball greats as the Yellow Jackets hosted Union Pines Friday night.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 01:25 PM

Yellow Jackets honor two wrestling seniors

Lee County's wrestling team is going through a rebuilding, or perhaps just plain building, year. It makes senior leadership more valuable, and a tougher task, especially if the team has only two seniors.

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 05:17 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers beat Gray's Creek, 77-47, for CFVC win

Boys basketball
Southern Lee 77, Gray's Creek 47

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 01:35 PM

Yellow Jackets win CFVC swimming crown

Lee County ended the conference portion of the swim season with its first team victory of the season and Southern Lee senior Eli Brightbill won the Cape Fear Valley Conference's boys' Swimmer of the Year honor Tuesday night in the CFVC's championship meet at Campbell University's Johnson Natatorium.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 03:56 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets battle in dual competition

Battle at the Bears Den

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Murr’s hot shooting snaps Bears losing streak

Prior to last week, Truett-McConnell had enjoyed only three wins in 17 games this season and was currently riding a seven-game losing streak.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 04:11 PM

Area scores: Eagles avenge loss to Lee County

Boys basketball
Western Harnett 62, Lee County 55

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 11:47 PM

Cavs put pressure on rival, win 72-47

Southern Lee's basketball squad doesn't have a lot of height, but the Cavaliers have a lot of guards. Head coach Gaston Collins often has four guards on the floor and even the Cavs who don't play guard, have the quickness and athleticism of guards.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 11:13 PM

Lady Jackets roll in rivalry game

Shantel Bennett being the main scorer for Lee County is nothing new. Bennett, a junior guard who's been a key Lady Jacket since her freshman year, took her scoring, along with play all over the floor for an offensive-defensive double-double

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 01:50 PM

Area scores: Eagles, Hawks grapple at Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger Invitational
at Corinth Holders

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Durazo named to ECU’s academic honor roll

Nick Durazo (Lee County) was named to the fall 2014 East Carolina Dean’s List becoming one of 17 Pirate baseball players earning this honor

Jan. 17, 2015 @ 02:25 PM

Winning with defense

Lee County's girls basketball squad took a big step forward in the Cape Fear Valley Conference, with a major defensive effort, with a 37-33 victory over Westover (11-5, 2-3) Friday night on the Lady Yellow Jacket home floor.

Jan. 14, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Area scores: Village Christian takes two versus Crusaders

Boys basketball
Village Christian 86, Grace Christian

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Lilly helps McKendree finish third at National Duals

Hailee Lilly (Lee County) finished 2-0 on the mat to help seventh-seeded McKendree finish third this past weekend at the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Area scores: Northwood rolls to 4-0 mark in Charger Cup


Northwood Charger Cup Dual Tournament

Jan. 13, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Both Bulldog teams pull away over Lee County

Lee County's girls basketball team hosted, and battled, first-place Terry Sanford Friday night. Although the Lady Bulldogs (10-2, 3-0) were tough and came away with a 54-42 victory, the Lady Yellow Jackets never knew when to give up.

Jan. 11, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Area scores: Bulldogs, Lady Bulldogs win CFVC games at Lee County

Boys basketball
Terry Sanford 55, Lee County 36

Jan. 09, 2015 @ 12:42 PM

Cavalier seniors pin down rivals

Southern Lee's wrestling squad got to celebrate Senior Night and its biggest rivalry night of the season together Wednesday night with a 60-18 victory over Lee County.

Jan. 07, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

Vikings, Lady Bulldogs win in the pool

Union Pines came out on top over Lee County, Terry Sanford and Southern Lee in a close four-team competition on the boys' side of a Cape Fear Valley Conference swim meet at a packed Johnson Natatorium on Campbell University's campus Tuesday night.

Jan. 06, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

ON CAMPUS: Reflecting back on 2014

As 2015 starts its reign and we say good bye to 2014, I’d like to take a moment to reflect back on the headline grabbing stories from this past year.