Local Sports: Lee County High

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Pullum signs to play at Louisburg

Lee County senior running back/safety/returner, and at a few points in the last couple seasons, even quarterback, Jerry Pullum has signed to attend and play football at Louisburg College this coming fall.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets win CFVC match at Sanford

Boys golf
Lee County handily won a Cape Fear Valley Conference golf match at Sanford Golf Course Monday afternoon and Lee County's Walter Brinker won the match medalist honor shooting a one-under par 70.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Jackets' Shaw wins high jump at Greensboro meet

Lee County's boys track and field team competed in the Southeast Falcons Invitational Relays on Saturday with several Yellow Jacket athletes making the podium and bringing home medals.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Bowers earns honors after setting Camel record

Campbell pitcher Heath Bowers (Harnett Central) was named the Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball and the Big South Pitcher of the Week


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Jackets earn player, coach of year awards

Gabriel Reynolds, Lee County’s girls basketball head coach, won the Cape Fear Valley Conference’s Coach of the Year honor for the just-completed 2014-15 season - in his first year coaching the Lady Yellow Jackets.


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 07:56 PM

Lady Jackets slug past Western Harnett

Lee County's first three softball games each came down to a single run, with the Lady Jackets coming out on top of two of the three.


Mar. 13, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets hold off Western Harnett, 6-5

Baseball
Lee County 6, Western Harnett 5


Mar. 12, 2015 @ 02:21 PM

Area scores: Union Pines blanks Lady Jackets for CFVC win

Girls soccer
Union Pines 2, Lee County 0


Mar. 11, 2015 @ 01:09 PM

Pinecrest edges Lady Jackets late, 3-2

Lee County's softball team gave itself plenty of opportunities for a healthy lead at Pinecrest Tuesday evening, but didn't take full advantage. Then when the Lady Jackets gave the Lady Patriots one extra opportunity, the home side took the lead.


Mar. 10, 2015 @ 05:06 PM

Young shooters aim for victory

The Southern Lee High School Wildlife Team won the overall championship as nearly 80 students from Lee County schools participated in the District 5 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament on Saturday at the Chatham County Wildlife Club.


Mar. 10, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers blank Jordan-Matthews, 6-0

Baseball
Southern Lee 6, Jordan-Matthews 0


Mar. 10, 2015 @ 12:32 PM

On Campus: Taylor, Bowers lead Camel baseball

Harnett Central products Brian Taylor and Heath Bowers (3-0) helped Campbell University extend their winning streak to 10 games last week as the Fighting Camels picked up wins over Elon 12-1 and William & Mary 10-6 and 8-5 before sweeping Bowling Green 4-2, 9-4 and 4-2.



Mar. 05, 2015 @ 04:28 PM

Area scores: Jackets, Patriots split on the diamonds

Baseball

Pinecrest 7, Lee County 1


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Jackets' Setzer will play in East-West All-Star Game

Lee County senior center Quinn Setzer has been selected to the East Team for the 2015 East-West All-Star Football Game to be played at 8 p.m. July 22 at Greensboro's Jamieson Stadium.


Mar. 03, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Davis College wins national championship, Riches named MVP

Mark Riches (Grace Christian) was named the 2015 Bible College National Invitational Tournament MVP


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 09:50 PM

No. 3 Terry Sanford survives Lady Yellow Jacket rally

The improvement of Lee County's girls basketball team continued all the way into the last quarter of the Lady Yellow Jacket season Friday night at Terry Sanford.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Spring teams working around snow, ice

While the key heights of the high school basketball season have been canceled or put on hold throughout the last two weeks thanks to winter weather, the important preseason efforts for spring sports squads have been hampered, but not entirely stopped.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Snow moves first-round state tournament games

Snow across North Carolina caused postponements of high school basketball state tournament games Tuesday including for Southern Lee and Lee County. The Cavaliers and Lady Yellow Jackets are scheduled to hit the road this evening for first-round tourney games.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 02:06 PM

High school hoops: State tournament games moved to Wed.

Boys basketball
NCHSAA State Tournament first round at higher seeds
3A East - No. 19 Southern Lee (13-9) at No. 14 Northern Nash (9-12) - 7 p.m.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Patterson wins second consecutive Big South honor

Campbell first baseman Chandler Patterson (Lee County) garnered awards for her performance on the field as she was named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Softball Player of the Week and


Feb. 22, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

Cavaliers draw road game to start states

Southern Lee's boys basketball team will have to hit the road, but get to face a squad with a below-.500 overall record, when the NCHSAA State Tournament begins Tuesday night.


Feb. 21, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Johnson signs with Cape Fear Heroes

Former Lee County High School football standout Tristan Johnson proved hard work and persistence pays off as the four-time semi pro football all-star in the Central Carolina Football League recently signed a contract to play for the Cape Fear Heroes.


Feb. 19, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

State 3A and 4A indoor track meet results

Track and field

NCHSAA 3A Indoor Track and Field State Championship


Feb. 18, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

Weather forces basketball, wrestling tournament changes

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has postponed the start of the state wrestling championships to Friday