Local Sports: Lee County High

Sep. 23, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

ON CAMPUS: Quakers improve to 3-0 start

Reese Setzer (Lee County) and C.J. Hobbs (Western Harnett) helped Guilford improve to 3-0, the Quakers' best start on the gridiron since 2007, as they defeated Southern Virginia 35-27.

Sep. 22, 2014 @ 10:34 PM

Cavaliers best Lee County, 3-1, win 7th in a row

With three goals in the first 36 minutes, two netted by sophomore forward Malik Childress, Southern Lee beat county rival Lee County 3-1 Monday night

Sep. 22, 2014 @ 10:05 PM

Lady Jackets win CFVC meet at Sanford G.C.

Host Lee County, led by junior and defending state champion Siranon "Muk" Shoomee shooting a 3-over par 74, won a Cape Fear Valley Conference golf match Monday afternoon as all seven league members gathered at Sanford Golf Course.

Sep. 20, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

A pro and a rookie: Hard at work

Until proven otherwise James Lee Brown Jr. is the reigning Mr. Sanford.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 10:53 PM

Lee County wins defensive struggle at Overhills

Lee County recovered a fumble on its own 27-yard line with four seconds remaining to preserve a 10-7 win at Overhills, Friday night.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Crusaders rout new conference foe, 7-2

Boys soccer

Grace Christian 7, Cary Christian 2

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:43 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers roll vs. defending champs

Boys’ soccer

Southern Lee 6, Terry Sanford 0

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:35 PM

4-0 Jackets hit the road

A week after setting the mark for the best Lee County start to a football season in more than a generation, head coach Burton Cates wants his Yellow Jackets to loosen up and have fun as his 4-0 Jackets hit the road tonight to face 3-1 Overhills

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 12:56 PM

Area scores: Lee County, Southern Lee score shutout wins

Boys soccer

Lee County 2, Terry Sanford 0

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 12:54 PM

Area scores: Lady Jackets top Southern Lee in four


Lee County d. Southern Lee 25-16, 25-27, 25-20, 25-18

Sep. 12, 2014 @ 11:56 PM

Jackets beat Western Harnett, roll to 4-0

Even though they gave up more points than they have season, the Lee County Yellow Jackets still won, and now have their best opening record since the 80s.

Sep. 12, 2014 @ 11:43 PM

Friday night football

Lee County 43, Western Harnett 12

Sep. 12, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets rout Union Pines in CFVC soccer match

Boys soccer

Lee County 8, Union Pines 1

Sep. 12, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Jackets host Western Harnett seeking 4-0 mark

Western Harnett (1-2) at Lee County (3-0) - 7 p.m.

Last season - Lee County 42, Western Harnett 7

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Area scores: Cavs, Jackets score easy soccer wins

Boys soccer

Southern Lee 7, Union Pines 0

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 02:02 PM

Viking teams set the pace at Jacket meet

Seniors Dalton Cox, of Lee County, and Abby Verchick, of Union Pines, won the individual first-place honors

Sep. 09, 2014 @ 08:23 PM

Lady Jackets keep undefeated start rolling

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.

Sep. 06, 2014 @ 08:22 PM

Lady Jackets keep all-county volleyball crown

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.

Sep. 05, 2014 @ 11:31 PM

Jacket defense carries Lee County to 3-0

Athens Drive got the ball five times in the second half looking for a go-ahead score versus visiting Lee County Friday night.

Sep. 05, 2014 @ 04:31 PM

Lee Christian wins with big comeback

Lee Christian d. O'Neal 18-25, 17-25, 25-17, 25-17, 15-7

Sep. 05, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Yellow Jackets visit old, present, nemesis tonight

Lee County (2-0) at Athens Drive (1-1) - 7 p.m.

Last season - Athens Drive 28, Lee County 26

Sep. 03, 2014 @ 08:29 PM

Yellow Jackets bounce back vs. Byrd

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.

Sep. 03, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Area scores: Cavs, Gray's Creek get CFVC soccer wins

Boys soccer
Southern Lee 9, Douglas Byrd 0

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

Jackets go five, stay perfect

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.

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

Area scores: Cavs break through by a goal at Asheboro

Boys soccer
Southern Lee 2, Asheboro 1