Hailee Lilly (Lee County) finished 2-0 on the mat to help seventh-seeded McKendree finish third this past weekend at the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Northwood Charger Cup Dual Tournament
Lee County's girls basketball team hosted, and battled, first-place Terry Sanford Friday night. Although the Lady Bulldogs (10-2, 3-0) were tough and came away with a 54-42 victory, the Lady Yellow Jackets never knew when to give up.
Terry Sanford 55, Lee County 36
Southern Lee's wrestling squad got to celebrate Senior Night and its biggest rivalry night of the season together Wednesday night with a 60-18 victory over Lee County.
Union Pines came out on top over Lee County, Terry Sanford and Southern Lee in a close four-team competition on the boys' side of a Cape Fear Valley Conference swim meet at a packed Johnson Natatorium on Campbell University's campus Tuesday night.
As 2015 starts its reign and we say good bye to 2014, I’d like to take a moment to reflect back on the headline grabbing stories from this past year.
Chatham Central 42, Grundy (Va.) 39
Pinecrest 58, Lee County 40
Southern Lee 54, St. Pauls 50
Dalton Brown (Northwood) was one of 15 Campbell football players to receive All-Pioneer Football League honors for his performance this past season on the gridiron.
Lee County was the host in the final game of the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Monday night.
Lee County's defense held Western Harnett to no more than six points in a quarter and the Yellow Jackets earned the shot to defend their Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic title on Monday night with a 45-23 semifinal win Saturday night.
Lee County's girls basketball team bounced back quickly and in a big way Saturday afternoon in its Holiday Basketball Classic.
Western Harnett 63, East Bladen 58
Lee County is the reigning boys champ of its annual Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic. The Yellow Jackets took the first step in defending the title with a 60-49 victory over Carrboro late Friday night.
After making a name for himself by leading the nation in rebounding last year at the junior college level playing for Wake Tech, Josh Mellete (Southern Lee)
Southern Lee's defense keyed the Cavalier football turnaround from three wins in 2013 to and 8-5 mark highlighted by a Brick City Bowl victory and reaching the second round of the state playoffs.
Malik Crawford and Robert Collins scored 20 points each as Union Pines hosted Lee County for an early-season, but key, Cape Fear Valley Conference game Thursday night.
Union Pines 69, Southern Lee 11
Both defending champs and both runners-up from last year’s tournament will be in the fields for the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Dec. 26, 27 and 29 at Lee County High School.
Junior point guard Shantel Bennett ran a clinic on the basketball court for Lee County Tuesday night.
Anna Murr (Grace Christian) is quickly making a name for herself at Truett-McConnell College.
Girls basketball - Lee County 60, Gray's Creek 38
Boys basketball - Gray's Creek 58, Lee County 33
Lee County's Jerry Pullum and Will Shoop and Southern Lee's Sergio Gardner and Ishois Times are the nominees for the Applebee's Player of the Year Award