While the school’s baseball team was battling just a few hundred feet away, Lee County’s soccer team took care of business in a non-conference match, shutting out visiting Jordan-Matthews 3-0 Thursday night.

Lee County baseball didn’t rest on its laurels after knocking off Sandhills Athletic Conference leader Scotland last Thursday to keep its own SAC title hopes alive. Come Saturday, the Yellow Jackets were back in action and stung two more foes in the Easter tournament at Jordan-Matthews High School.

It took a surging Southern Lee baseball team to uphold the honor of the Sandhills Athletic Conference on Thursday night.

Both Lee County and Jordan-Matthews are hoping to make state playoff runs in their respective conferences this spring, but they both stepped out of conference play Thursday night for a game at Lee.

The Northwood Chargers probably wish they were a member of the Sandhills 3A/4A rather than the Central 3A this season.

It has been rare in the past for Grace Christian baseball to challenge public schools, but the Crusaders’ program has risen in stature in the past two seasons to the point where Grace is willing to face any team that wants to play them.

Chatham Charter Knights athletics had an outstanding 2021-2022 winter sports season to build upon an equally strong fall sports season.

Lee County wore down host Jordan-Matthews in the Lady Jackets’ fourth match of the season Monday night, scoring five goals after the break to run away with a 7-0 victory.

Lee County came oh-so-close to earning its first victory of the 2022 baseball season Friday night, but a late rally by host Northwood forced extra innings, and the Chargers pulled out a 6-5 win in eight.

At the end of a week that started with a high-scoring victory, the Southern Lee softball team hosted Chatham Central and came out on the wrong end of a tight 9-8 contest Friday night.

Bonlee Recreation of Chatham County will be having registration for its spring baseball, T-ball and softball programs starting this Saturday.

In what has been a challenging year for Lee County basketball, Senior Night proved to be a night where the Yellow Jackets brought a skid to a halt.

Except for the occasional showdown with a charter school able to draw talent from a much larger area, facing Chatham Central in women’s tennis has for many years been likely to result in defeat for those who attempted it.

Southern Lee’s tennis team stepped out of conference play on Thursday and added another tally to the “W” column by beating Chatham Central despite the absence of the team’s top singles player.

Lee County and several other volleyball teams from around the area will take part in a scrimmage at LCHS on Saturday morning and afternoon.

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For many, the 2021 high school baseball season was one to remember for all of the wrong reasons. The season started late, ended late, and was curtailed due to the effects of COVID-19.