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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Lee County 6, Western Harnett 5
Union Pines 2, Lee County 0
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.
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.
Southern Lee 6, Jordan-Matthews 0
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.
Pinecrest 7, Lee County 1
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.
Mark Riches (Grace Christian) was named the 2015 Bible College National Invitational Tournament MVP
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Track and field
NCHSAA 3A Indoor Track and Field State Championship
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has postponed the start of the state wrestling championships to Friday