For the rest of the basketball season, no matter what else Lee County's girls basketball team faces, the Lady Yellow Jackets should know never to give up from how they pulled out their season-opener.
Central Carolina C.C.
Men's basketball - CCCC at North Carolina JV - 1 p.m.
Every time a high school student gets to sign the official paperwork to accept a college scholarship, it's a special event.
Lee County held a 26-6 lead over Fike in Friday night's NCHSAA 3AA first-round state playoff game before the Golden Demons (11-1) scored the game's last 35 points
Lee County has already played a football season to be proud of. The Yellow Jackets are 9-2 for their most wins in a regular season since 1987.
Lee County's volleyball team traveled to an N.C. State volleyball match on Oct. 25 and presented the money raised from the Dig Hope game and the powder puff football game
Lee County learned its first-round foe in the NCHSAA 3AA State Playoffs Saturday.
Lee County won its fifth consecutive Brick City Bowl Friday night, but the Yellow Jackets had to fight from behind in the fourth quarter to do it.
Lee County and Southern Lee clash for the first time as conference rivals on the gridiron tonight, with kickoff for Brick City Bowl VIII set for 7:30 p.m., at Paul B. Gay Stadium.
Burton Cates and Don Simon will probably give quite motivational pep talks to their respective football teams before Lee County and Southern Lee meet tonight at Lee County's Paul B. Gay Stadium. Both coaches acknowledge, though, that such speeches won't be necessary.
Lee County running back Jerry Pullum earned a statewide honor for his 321-yard performance in the Yellow Jacket win at Terry Sanford two Fridays ago last week by NCPreps.com.
Lee County head football coach Burton Cates will lead the North Carolina team in December's 77th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.
NCHSAA 1A State Championships
Lee County clinched a playoff berth with a 39-2 victory over Westover Friday night. Due to the inclement weather, the game was called at the end of the third quarter which was shortened to 10 minutes with a continuous clock.
Lee County 39, Westover 2
Terry Sanford 34, Southern Lee 7
There no doubt running back Jerry Pullum was the Yellow Jacket star in Lee County's 41-26 win at Terry Sanford last Friday night as he totaled 321 rushing yards and three touchdowns.
Lee County at Westover - 7:30 p.m.
Terry Sanford at Southern Lee - 7:30 p.m.
Lee County had rival Southern Lee right where they wanted them for more than an hour's worth of Wednesday night's NCHSAA 3A State Tournament soccer match at Cavalier Stadium.
Lee County sophomore Siranon "Muk" Shoomee knew her par on the final hole of the NCHSAA 3A State Championship was important, she had to wait a little longer Tuesday afternoon to learn how critical her par four, from getting up and down from a green-side sand trap on No. 18, was.
3A East - No. 24 Lee County (10-8-1) at No. 9 Southern Lee (16-2-2) - 7 p.m.
Lee County's Jerry Pullum rushed for 321 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 41-26 conference win at Terry Sanford Friday night.
Pinecrest 4, Lumberton 1
The last time Terry Sanford and Lee County met on a gridiron, both were 4A programs trying to advance in the state playoffs last November.
Following Lee County winning the Cape Fear Valley Conference season and tournament volleyball championships in Lee County's first season in the conference, Lady Yellow Jackets Chandler Patterson
Terry Sanford 4, Lee County 0