Local Sports: Lee County High

Dec. 28, 2013 @ 01:17 PM

Chatham Central wins Montgomery County Classic title

Boys basketball

Chatham Central 73, West Montgomery 70 - OT

Dec. 27, 2013 @ 11:33 PM

High school scoreboard

Boys basketball

Lee County 58, Overhills 39

Whiteville 52, Southern Lee 49

Dec. 27, 2013 @ 11:06 PM

McEachin powers Jackets over Jaguars

Overhills had no answer for Lee County center Dewaun McEachin in the finale of the first night of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Friday night. McEachin poured in 30 points as the Yellow Jackets (10-1) advanced with a 58-39 victory.

Dec. 27, 2013 @ 11:03 PM

Lady Bears romp against Lee County

Chatham Central put on an offensive clinic for most of the first half versus the co-host Lady Yellow Jackets, taking a lead as large as 34-9 on the way to a 66-47 win over Lee County in the first round of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Friday evening.

Dec. 26, 2013 @ 04:59 AM

Area sports calendar

Dec. 24, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

N.C. squad falls in Shrine Bowl game

South Carolina scored a touchdown with 16 seconds remaining in the game to sneak away with a 28-23 victory over the North Carolina All-Stars, led by Lee County High School Coach Burton Cates, in this past weekend’s Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in Spartanburg, S.C.

Dec. 22, 2013 @ 05:02 AM

Yellow Jacket senior signs with CCCC volleyball

The Central Carolina Community College Lady Cougar volleyball team signed Lee County's Karey Beth "K.B." Howard to a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Letter of Intent on Thursday at the college's Lee County Campus.

Dec. 22, 2013 @ 05:01 AM

Area scores: Burke scores 30 in Bear YVC victory

Boys basketball
Chatham Central 75, East Montgomery 71

Dec. 21, 2013 @ 07:26 PM

Rudolph leads S.C. to 28-23 Shrine Bowl win

Northwestern quarterback Mason Rudolph threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Gaffney's Shaq Davidson with 16 seconds left in the game to lift South Carolina to a 28-23 victory over North Carolina at the Shrine Bowl all-star game Saturday.

Dec. 21, 2013 @ 04:58 AM

Terry Sanford, Lee County lead Conference Cup race

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA), announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2013 fall sports season earlier this week.

Dec. 21, 2013 @ 12:30 AM

Friday night high school scoreboard

Boys basketball
Lee County 48, Athens Drive 39

Dec. 21, 2013 @ 12:25 AM

Lady Jackets can't slow Athens Drive standout

Athens Drive blanked former Tri-Nine Conference mate Lee County in the first quarter and Lady Jaguar Hunter Grace gave the Lady Yellow Jackets problems for all four quarters as Athens Drive (5-4) topped Lee County 65-35 Friday night.

Dec. 21, 2013 @ 12:24 AM

Jackets have to work for 9-1 mark

A 9-1 record a little more than a month into the basketball season is beautiful for Lee County. There wasn't a lot pretty about how the Yellow Jackets (9-1, 3-0) got win nine Friday night in a 48-39 win over visiting Athens Drive (0-9).

Dec. 19, 2013 @ 10:28 PM

Lady Vikings hold off Lee County for 57-54 victory

When Union Pines lost its sophomore center, Stephanie Johnson, after she had scored 15 points in the first half at Lee County Thursday night, the Lady Vikings turned to two young guards the rest of the way.

Dec. 19, 2013 @ 10:26 PM

Jackets rally to get past Union Pines, 73-59

Lee County (8-1, 3-0) outscored visiting Union Pines (4-5, 0-3) 43-22 in the second half to turn around a halftime deficit and take a Cape Fear Valley Conference win, 73-59, over the Vikings Thursday night.

Dec. 19, 2013 @ 05:02 AM

Cavs, Jackets show speed in the pool

Southern Lee and Lee County both had individual victors, while Terry Sanford won the girls meet and Union Pines won the boys meet, as the Cape Fear Valley's swim squads held their fourth meet of the season at Campbell University's Johnson Aquatic Center Tuesday night.

Dec. 18, 2013 @ 04:50 PM

Carrboro gives Yellow Jackets their first loss

Boys basketball

Carrboro 54, Lee County 52

Dec. 18, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

Lee County's Ferguson called up to N.C. all-star team

Lee County head coach Burton Cates will be coaching North Carolina, along with one of his own Yellow Jackets, in Saturday afternoon's Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas - the oldest state vs. state high school all-star game.

Dec. 14, 2013 @ 03:25 PM

Jackets take two at Douglas Byrd

Both Lee County varsity basketball squads prevailed at Douglas Byrd in Cape Fear Valley games Friday night.


Dec. 13, 2013 @ 11:43 PM

High school scoreboard

Boys basketball
Lee County 58, Douglas Byrd 49

Dec. 11, 2013 @ 09:53 PM

Vikings pin down their place in the CFVC

Union Pines, the defending wrestling champ of the Cape Fear Valley Conference, showed conference newcomer Lee County what the Yellow Jackets has to shoot for in the new league Wednesday night

Dec. 10, 2013 @ 10:51 PM

High school scoreboard

Boys basketball

Southern Lee 60, Douglas Byrd 36

Dec. 10, 2013 @ 10:02 PM

Gray's Creek gives Lady Jackets rough welcome

Gray's Creek (3-3, 1-0) won its third straight game and spoiled Lee County's girls basketball welcome into the Cape Fear Valley Conference with a 56-44 win Tuesday evening at Lee County.

Dec. 10, 2013 @ 09:59 PM

Jackets run past Gray's Creek, 69-45

Lee County's trapping defense led to two 8-0 runs in the first half, then a 16-2 blitz opening the second half to give the Yellow Jackets (6-0, 1-0) a 69-45 win over Gray's Creek