Local Sports: Lee County High

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Yellow Jackets host Westover for Senior Night

One optimistic way the Yellow Jackets and Lee County head coach Burton Cates can look at needing to bounce back from their first loss of the season is most football squads face such a test well before the 10th game of the season.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 01:56 PM

Area scores: Yellow Jackets top Northwood 2-0 in state first round


Lee County 2, Northwood 0

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

State soccer scoreboard - Wed. night

NCHSAA State Tournament first round

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 09:09 PM

Lady Jackets go out in final four

Lee County's volleyball team was 25-1 heading into its state semifinal match on Tuesday evening. The Lady Yellow Jackets played well. It was perhaps among one of the best matches they'd played this season and clearly with the most emotion of any.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Shoomee repeats as state champ

Lee County junior Siranon Shoomee won her second consecutive individual state championship, coming from behind entering round two for the second straight year as well, with a 5-under-par 67 final round in the NCHSAA 3A State Championship at Longleaf Golf and Country Club Tuesday.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Spears helps carry Lenoir-Rhyne to 8-0

Jarrod Spears (Harnett Central) led Lenoir-Rhyne on the ground with a career-best day, rushing for 195 yards, as the Bears remained undefeated rolling over Mars Hill 45-17.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Cavs, Jackets open state soccer tourney at home

Southern Lee drew a No. 4 seed and Lee County is a No. 13 seed, leading to a potential second round clash between the county rivals in the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament, as the four state tournament brackets were released by the N.C. High School Athletic Association Monday.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Cross country: Jackets, Lady Jackets run at regional championships

Cross Country
NCHSAA 3A Mid East Regional Championships

Oct. 25, 2014 @ 08:19 PM

Lady Jackets reach state final four

Lee County swept through the state volleyball quarterfinals Saturday evening, but it was far from easy.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:57 PM

Terry Sanford holds off Yellow Jackets, 14-12

First place in the Cape Fear Valley Conference came down to a two-point play with 0:38 left Friday night and visiting Terry Sanford stopped Lee County with Edison Jones breaking up a Yellow Jacket pass into the end zone.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 10:54 PM

Friday night scoreboard

Terry Sanford 14, Lee County 12
Southern Lee 39, Westover 13

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:27 PM

Lady Jacket golf team to play at states

Lee County junior Siranon Shoomee will be trying to defend her state golf championship Monday and Tuesday in the NCHSAA 3A State Championship being played at Longleaf Golf and Country Club. She'll have more to play for this time around thanks to her Yellow Jacket teammates.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Bulldogs, Jackets clash with league lead at stake

The last two undefeated football squads in Cape Fear Valley Conference play clash tonight at Lee County High School with the Yellow Jackets (8-0, 3-0) hosting Terry Sanford (5-3, 3-0) for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 08:49 PM

Lady Jackets take care of familiar foe

Revenge could've been a motivating factor for Lee County's volleyball team as the Lady Jackets hosted Gray's Creek in the third round, the round of 16, of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 09:16 PM

Yellow Jackets stun Southern Lee for CFVC tournament title

Lee County was 0-4 against the two soccer squads ahead of it, Gray's Creek and Southern Lee, in the Cape Fear Valley Conference regular season.

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 03:33 PM

Area scores: Cavs, Jackets advance through CFVC soccer semis

Boys soccer
Southern Lee 5, Union Pines 0

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

High school scoreboard - Tuesday's finals

Boys soccer
Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament semifinals

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

Lady Yellow Jackets advance to last 16

“It’s hard to beat a good team three times,” goes a sporting cliche most often used when rivals, say in college hoops conference or an NFL division, meet twice in a regular season and get paired up again in the postseason.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

Area scores: Lady Vikings win regional golf crown

Girls golf
NCHSAA 3A East Regional Championship

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Grossfuss named Lynchburg’s Athlete of the Week

Ben Grossfuss (Lee County) has been named the Lynchburg College “Athlete of the Week” as the sophomore forward scored the Hornets game winner in their 1-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 01:51 PM

No. 1 Lady Jackets start "new season" right

Top-seeded squads entering a state tournament, no matter the sport, usually don't have the task of bouncing back from their first loss of the season. That's what Lee County's volleyball team was tasked with Saturday morning.

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Terry Sanford, Union Pines win CFVC XC team titles

Cape Fear Valley Conference Cross Country Championships
at Kiwanis Family Park, Sanford

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 09:12 PM

Cox, Verchick run to individual conference crowns

Lee County senior Dalton Cox and Union Pines senior Abby Verchick won the individual Cape Fear Valley Conference cross country titles and the conference’s cross country Athlete of the Year awards Thursday afternoon at Kiwanis Family Park.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 01:34 PM

Lady Yellow Jackets are top seed for state tournament

Lee County's volleyball team, following its undefeated regular season and the Cape Fear Valley Conference season title, is the No. 1 seed in the NCHSAA 3A East half of the state volleyball tournament bracket as the 64-school field was released by the N.C. High School Athletic Association Thursday.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Cavs score OT winner to complete perfect CFVC season

Boys soccer
Southern Lee 1, Lee County 0 - OT