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.
Southern Lee capped its Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic with a 62-42 win over Western Harnett, going to 2-1 on the season against the Lady Eagles, Monday afternoon in the seventh-place game of the Classic.
Lumberton 54, Southern Lee 53
Lee County's girls basketball team bounced back quickly and in a big way Saturday afternoon in its Holiday Basketball Classic.
Southern Lee's second crack against Northwood this girls basketball season was clearly better than the Lady Cavs' first.
43rd Annual WRAL IHIGH Invitational
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)
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