Lee County's defense held strong as the Yellow Jacket offense sputtered early on in the Jackets' conference opening football game at Gray's Creek Friday night. Shortly thereafter, Jacket running back Jerry Pullum took care of the slow start.
Southern Lee senior running back Patrick Bunnell scored three touchdowns and sophomore quarterback Ishios Times ran and threw for over 100 yards in both categories pacing the Cavaliers (4-2, 1-0 CFVC) to a 32-12 victory over winless, yet defending Cape Fear Valley champion, Douglas Byrd (0-6, 0-1 CFVC) Friday night.
Cape Fear Valley
Southern Lee 32, Douglas Byrd 12
Lee County 42, Gray's Creek 11
Union Pines 17, Westover 14
Lee County's volleyball team took a major step toward the Cape Fear Valley Conference season title with a sweep, 25-13, 25-17, 25-15, over Union Pines Thursday night on the Lady Jackets' home floor.
Southern Lee 5, Gray's Creek 3
For the first time in eight years, Europe is ahead after the first full day of play at the Ryder Cup.
After nearly a month on the road, Campbell returns to Barker-Lane Stadium tonight beginning Pioneer Football League play with Valparaiso. Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. for the CU Family Weekend contest.
The end of an era.
The perfect script.
He wasn't drafted, people mispronounce his name, and he had no idea where he was going when he was ushered into the room for his first big NFL postgame news conference.
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning, the latest storybook moment in a charmed and illustrious career, to give New York a 6-5 victory Thursday night over Baltimore.
Quarterback Kevin Ellison ran for 151 yards, Matt Breida added 135 yards and Georgia Southern beat Appalachian State 34-14 on Thursday night, spoiling the Mountaineers' Sun Belt Conference debut.
Lee County (5-0) at Gray's Creek (3-2) - 7:30 p.m.
Douglas Byrd (0-5) at Southern Lee (3-2) - 7:30 p.m.
Westover (0-4) at Union Pines (4-1) - 7:30 p.m.
Last week, I stated that one race into the Chase and the cream had risen to the top. Well, it only took one more race for more of the cream to rise and it came from an unlikely driver.
On Tuesday, Grace Christian's soccer team survived overtime, scoring three goals in the extra 20 minutes, for a 5-2 win in its new conference at O'Neal.
Southern Lee d. Richmond 19-25, 25-22, 25-23, 15-25, 15-10
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw tied a career high with his 21st victory, Yasiel Puig homered to highlight a four-run sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers won the NL West title with a 9-1 victory over the second-place San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
Back in early 2013, I threw out a little history detailing the ‘Go as You Please’ races.
Tom Watson has been preaching about redemption for the Americans at the Ryder Cup — at least to the press.
Jacksonville's Griffin Kelly scored on a header off a corner kick in the 88th minute to down Campbell 1-0 on Tuesday evening at Southern Oak Stadium.
Grace Christian 5, O'Neal 2 - OT
ATLANTA (AP) — Gerrit Cole retired the final 17 hitters he faced, and the surging Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.
Lee County is lining up a week's worth of fun, games and fundraisers for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund next week during the Yellow Jackets' Homecoming and Spirit Week.
Shadrach Thornton would love to have more carries for North Carolina State. So would backfield-mate Matt Dayes, another member of the Wolfpack's three-man rotation at running back.