Local Sports: Southern Lee

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 06:59 PM

Cavs have first practice of Simon's second year

Afternoon storms around the area forced Southern Lee's first official football practice indoors Friday.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 05:12 PM

Cavalier swimmer goes the distance

Southern Lee student Eli Brightbill is a five-year veteran of open water swimming. Earlier this month, Brightbill won the gold medal in his division, men's 17-18-year-olds, and finished fourth place overall in the 5K race at the Georgia State Games.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

Brightbill wins gold medal at Georgia State Games

Eli Brightbill, a rising senior at Southern Lee High School, won the gold medal in his division at the 2014 Georgia State Games 5K Open Water Swimming Championships on July 12 on Georgia's Lake Allatoona.

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

Sanford Spinners win division

The Sanford Spinners needed one more win to clinch a division title Thursday in a regular season-ending doubleheader at crosstown rival Southern Lee.

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:33 PM

Three Cavs turn work into college opportunities

Southern Lee head baseball coach David Miller has led Cavalier baseball for four years. Miller counts the three seniors - Christian Wenger, Ethan Helsman and Cullen Boyette

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Sanford welcomes TYGA tour stop

Lee County High golf standout Walter Brinker had no problem around his home course Thursday as talented young golfers from all over the state visited Sanford Golf Course for a stop by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association for one of the TYGA's one-day tournament summer events.

Jul. 08, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Spinners top Southern Lee, 4-1

The Sanford Spinners won their third straight game and improved to 8-1 in their Central Carolina Scholastic Summer League season with a 4-1 win over Southern Lee Monday night at Lee County High School.

Jun. 25, 2014 @ 03:54 PM

Southern Lee's Wilson earns scholarship from Wake Forest

Southern Lee rising senior Garrett Wilson works at his craft on the football field year-round. It's a job which is very skilled and technical, but often overlooked, at least from the stands.

Jun. 12, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

Southern Lee’s Richmond invited to workout with Rockets

Former East Carolina standout Akeem Richmond participated in a pre-draft workout for the Houston Rockets on Wednesday.

Jun. 01, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Two Cavs make top CFVC team on the diamond

Southern Lee seniors Cullen Boyette and Christian Wenger were named to the Cape Fear Valley Conference's All-Conference First Team by the league's seven coaches capping a season in which the Cavaliers tied their program record with 20 wins in a season and reached the third round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament for the second time in three seasons.

May. 28, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Seven Lady Jackets earn all-conference honors

Seven Lee County softball players, led by Chandler Patterson, Caroline Wilson and Whitney Sanford on the first team, made the Cape Fear Valley's All-Conference Team as the conference honors were released last week.

May. 22, 2014 @ 05:26 PM

McCurry takes qualifying step toward U.S. Open

Sanford’s Jonathan McCurry is one step, a big step without doubt, from playing in the U.S. Open Championship in three weeks at Pinehurst.

May. 21, 2014 @ 12:33 PM

State road finally catches Cavaliers

Southern Lee's baseball team survived and advanced through two long road trips, at West Craven and at Northern Nash, in the first two rounds of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament last week.

May. 20, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

On campus: Scott leads Wake Tech baseball

Alex Scott (LCHS) concluded his first year with the Wake Tech baseball team last week, leading the Eagles (20-21-2, 13-13) offensively, defensively and from the mound.

May. 17, 2014 @ 07:38 PM

Cavaliers manufacture win, reach round of 16

Southern Lee's had little trouble putting runs on the board through most of its 19 baseball victories leading up to Saturday afternoon's state playoff game at Northern Nash.

May. 17, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

WH's Brown wins discus state title, 2nd in shot

Track and field
NCHSAA 3A State Championship
at North Carolina A&T, Greensboro

May. 15, 2014 @ 04:31 PM

Area scores: Cavs rally in first round of state playoffs


Southern Lee 7, West Craven 4

May. 14, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

State tournament scoreboard

NCHSAA 3A first round
- Southern Lee 7, West Craven 4

May. 10, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

Cavalier seniors keep seasons going

With the top track and field athletes from the Cape Fear Valley, Big Eight and 3A Mid-State conferences competing in the NCHSAA 3A Mideast Regional Championships Saturday

May. 07, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Area scores: Northwood waits until 7th to get Southern Durham


Northwood 2, Southern Durham 1

May. 07, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

Vikings storm Southern Lee, 14-6

Union Pines rallied from an early 5-0 hole, then exploded for an eight-run sixth inning to take command and go on to a 14-6 win over Southern Lee in the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament semifinals Tuesday evening at Southern Lee.

May. 07, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Viking golfer cards state spot

Union Pines junior Benjamin Chrystler earned a spot into the NCHSAA 3A State Championships shooting a three-over-par 74

May. 06, 2014 @ 10:57 PM

High school scoreboard

Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament semifinals
Union Pines 14, Southern Lee 6

May. 06, 2014 @ 03:36 PM

Area scores: Cavs, Vikings win in CFVC baseball first round

Southern Lee 5, Westover 3