In a contest full of buzzer-beating shots and three-pointers throughout the game by both teams, Southern Lee and visiting Overhills kept everyone on the edge of their seats inside Cavalier Court Thursday night.
Overhills 43, Southern Lee 42
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.
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.
Southern Lee 75, Gray's Creek 64 - OT
Anna Murr (Grace Christian) is quickly making a name for herself at Truett-McConnell College.
Chatham Central 58, North Moore 47
Both Southern Lee varsity basketball squads opened up their conference campaigns with victories which looked relatively easy by the final scores Friday night on Cavalier Court.
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
Grace Christian 58, Wake Christian 22
Jarrod Spears (Harnett Central) was one of the eight Lenoir-Rhyne football players who were selected last week for the 2014 NCAA Division II Daktronics All-Super Region 2 team.
WBFT-TV 46 will broadcast and Applebee's in Sanford will host the nominees for the Applebee's Player of the Year for the completed high school football season on Monday, followed by the presentation of the Applebee's Player of the Year Award live on Dec. 15.
Union Pines 71, Richmond 30
Southern Lee 66, Western Harnett 49
Grace Christian 39, Fayetteville Academy 38 - 2OT
Northwood opened its girls basketball season in impressive form, beating Southern Lee, which came in off its first win of the season, 72-30 Monday night.
Olivia Sturdivant (Lee County) and the Kennesaw State University women’s soccer team were presented the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award last week for the fourth year in a row and the fifth time in six years.
The offseason for Southern Lee football lasted a little more than a week.
Lee Christian 51, Berean Baptist 47 - OT
Lee County placed six football standouts on the Cape Fear Valley Conference All-Conference Team, including four Yellow Jackets on the offensive side of the ball, as the CFVC released its gridiron honors this past weekend.
Tristan Johnson (Lee County) continues to make a name for himself in the semi-pro Central Carolina Football League as the cornerback for the Carolina Hawks
Southern Lee's second upset bid in the state football playoffs looked good until early in the fourth quarter at undefeated Eastern Alamance Friday night.
Eastern Alamance 39, Southern Lee 20
No. 10 Southern Lee (8-4) at No. 2 Eastern Alamance (12-0) - 7:30 p.m.