Southern Lee needed overtime to beat Gray's Creek the first time the Cavaliers and Bears met. About six weeks later, the Cavaliers rolled to an easy 77-47 win and got to empty their bench with more than a quarter to play.
Union Pines 71, Douglas Byrd 6
Southern Lee 77, Gray's Creek 47
Lee County ended the conference portion of the swim season with its first team victory of the season and Southern Lee senior Eli Brightbill won the Cape Fear Valley Conference's boys' Swimmer of the Year honor Tuesday night in the CFVC's championship meet at Campbell University's Johnson Natatorium.
Prior to last week, Truett-McConnell had enjoyed only three wins in 17 games this season and was currently riding a seven-game losing streak.
Southern Lee 49, Douglas Byrd 30
Akeem Richmond is working hard on and off the court to pick up the pace as a rookie in professional basketball.
Southern Lee senior Briana Holcomb will continue her volleyball career at the college level as she signed to attend and play at Sandhills Community College last Friday.
Southern Lee's basketball squad doesn't have a lot of height, but the Cavaliers have a lot of guards. Head coach Gaston Collins often has four guards on the floor and even the Cavs who don't play guard, have the quickness and athleticism of guards.
Shantel Bennett being the main scorer for Lee County is nothing new. Bennett, a junior guard who's been a key Lady Jacket since her freshman year, took her scoring, along with play all over the floor for an offensive-defensive double-double
Nick Durazo (Lee County) was named to the fall 2014 East Carolina Dean’s List becoming one of 17 Pirate baseball players earning this honor
Terry Sanford 75, Southern Lee 35
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
Both Southern Lee basketball squads faced their toughest road tests of the Cape Fear Valley Conference season Friday night at Westover. The Lady Wolverines (11-4, 3-1) stalled out and held off a Southern Lee (5-10, 2-2) comeback effort
Thanks to his dad and granddad, Jay Minter's been on a golf course, most frequently Sanford Golf Course, since age six.
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 65, Southern Lee 59
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
Lee Christian 46, Fayetteville Street Christian 28
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.