Local Sports: Southern Lee

Feb. 25, 2014 @ 05:21 PM

Eastern Wayne knocks Lady Cavs from state tournament

Girls basketball

NCHSAA 3A State Tournament - first round

Eastern Wayne 46, Southern Lee 38

Feb. 24, 2014 @ 09:42 PM

Late run keeps Cavaliers going

Southern Lee's boys basketball squad fought back multiple times versus Southern Wayne in the first round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament Monday night.

Feb. 24, 2014 @ 09:28 PM

Late run keeps Cavaliers going

Southern Lee's boys basketball squad fought back multiple times versus Southern Wayne in the first round of the NCHSAA 3A State Tournament Monday night.

Feb. 23, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Blockmon shares celebration as he signs with Campbell

Southern Lee senior wide receiver Aaron Blockmon committed to attend and play football at Campbell University earlier this month on National Signing Day.

Feb. 22, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

Richmond's 23 leads Pirates over Rice

East Carolina 67, Rice 55
GREENVILLE (AP) — Southern Lee alum Akeem Richmond scored 23 points as East Carolina won back-to-back games for the first time since December with a 67-55 victory over Rice on Saturday.

Feb. 22, 2014 @ 07:46 PM

Jackets, Cavs learn state tourney matchups

Both Southern Lee basketball squads and Lee County's boys basketball team made their respective NCHSAA 3A state tournaments and will play first-round games Monday night as the tournament brackets were announced by the NCHSAA Saturday afternoon.

Feb. 22, 2014 @ 06:50 PM

Two Bears reach finals at states

NCHSAA 1A State Wrestling Championships
at Greensboro Coliseum
Friday's results

Feb. 21, 2014 @ 11:10 AM

Vikings stand sixth at state wrestling championships

NCHSAA 3A State Wrestling Championships
at Greensboro Coliseum
Thursday's results

Feb. 21, 2014 @ 12:08 AM

No. 1 Terry Sanford edges Cavs again

If Southern Lee could've put together a last-minute comeback, it might have been enough versus Terry Sanford Thursday night.

Feb. 19, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

Yellow Jackets clinch state spot, advance to CFVC semis

Boys basketball
Lee County 75, Gray's Creek 52
No. 3-seeded Lee County (19-5) cruised by No. 6 Gray's Creek for the Jackets' third win this season over the Bears in the first round of the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament Tuesday night.

Feb. 18, 2014 @ 10:22 PM

High school hoops scoreboard

Boys basketball

Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament - first round

Feb. 18, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

Cavaliers survive Viking comeback, move into semis

It took one night into a new high school basketball postseason for the ever-present phrase, "survive and advance," to fit exactly to Southern Lee's 74-71 overtime victory over visiting Union Pines in the first round of the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament Tuesday night.

Feb. 18, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

Chatham Central wins region wrestling crown


Area NCHSAA regional champions

Bradley Harms, Chatham Central - 1A East/120

Feb. 17, 2014 @ 10:26 PM

Bulldogs win CFVC title on Cavalier Senior Night

Isaiah Stallings made the game-winning shot with 17 seconds remaining to give Terry Sanford (19-4, 10-2) the Cape Fear Valley Conference season championship with a 55-54 win on Southern Lee's Senior Night Monday night on Cavalier Court.

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 07:21 PM

Lady Cavs make it two out of three

Southern Lee and Lee County have met three times so far this ladies basketball season.

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 07:22 PM

Yellow Jackets double up Cavs

Even after a slow start, Lee County senior Dewaun McEachin totaled his second double-double versus Southern Lee (13-8, 7-4) this season and the Yellow Jackets (18-4, 8-3), not coincidently, completed a regular-season sweep over the Cavaliers with a 75-69 victory Saturday afternoon at Lee County.

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Area sports calendar


Boys basketball

West Montgomery at Chatham Central - 2 p.m.

Southern Lee at Lee County - 2:30 p.m.

Union Pines at Gray’s Creek - 4:30 p.m.

Western Harnett at Cleveland - 6 p.m.

Corinth Holders at Triton - 7 p.m.

Feb. 14, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Yellow Jackets will host Cavaliers Saturday afternoon

Lee County will host Southern Lee for a varsity basketball doubleheader Saturday afternoon, with the girls game tipping off at 1 p.m. and the boys game at 2:30 p.m.

Feb. 08, 2014 @ 09:06 PM

Winthrop easily defeats Campbell 88-62

Winthrop 88, Campbell 62
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Winthrop led start to finish in an 88-62 victory over Campbell on Saturday.

Feb. 08, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

Area scores: Cavaliers take two at Westover

Boys basketball

Southern Lee 61, Westover 56

The Cavaliers (13-7, 7-3) claimed a regular-season sweep over Westover (14-7, 7-3)

Feb. 06, 2014 @ 11:16 PM

Yellow Jackets take round one of county rivalry

Dewaun McEachin's double-double, which was a double-double before halftime, led Lee County (16-3, 6-3) to a 61-48 victory at Southern Lee (12-7, 6-3) in the rivals' first-ever conference meeting in boys basketball Thursday night on Cavalier Court.

Feb. 06, 2014 @ 10:36 PM

Lady Cavaliers start fast to top Lee County, 50-21

A short-handed Southern Lee girls basketball squad lost to county-rival Lee County back in December during the Yellow Jackets' holiday tournament.

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 04:07 PM

Two Yellow Jackets, one Cavalier sign with Campbell

Two Yellow Jacket football players officially decided they will remain teammates at the college level on Wednesday, which was National Signing Day for thousands of senior student-athletes across the country.

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Cavalier wrestlers working for regionals, beyond

Last week's snow days likely were easy excuses for high school students to relax or be out-and-out lazy.

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 12:25 AM

Southern Lee surges past Vikings, 60-46

A Cavalier run partway through the third quarter gave Southern Lee the lead for good and the Cavaliers (12-6, 6-2) completed a regular-season sweep of Union Pines (8-11, 2-6) with a 60-46 win on Cavalier Court Tuesday night.