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Written by Mike Kelly   
Friday, 27 March 2009 02:42

The Watauga High tennis team had its match with South Caldwell rained out on Thursday night down in Sawmills.


The match has been rescheduled for Monday, April 20th. The Pioneers are 6-0 in the Northwestern 4A Conference, and 9-2 overall.


The WHS softball team had its game with Alexander Central down in Taylorsville postponed for a second consecutive day. They will attempt to play the game tonight, varsity only, beginning at 7 pm. The Pioneers will then travel to Morganton on Saturday to play a pair of games at Shuey Park. They are scheduled to play McGuffey, PA (JV game at 10 am; varsity at noon), and they are scheduled to play Hickory Grove in the afternoon (JV game at 4 pm; varsity at 6 pm).


The WHS track team hopes to make-up its NW4A relay meet today at Jack Groce Stadium. The meet, which was rained out on Wednesday, is scheduled to begin at 4 pm.


And the WHS women’s soccer team travels to Wilson, NC for the Brittany Tournament. WHS will play Jacksonville tonight at 5 pm, and the Pioneers will play Wilmington-Laney tomorrow afternoon at 1 pm. The WHS soccer team finally cracked the win column on Tuesday night with a 9-0 win against East Burke. WHS is 1-5-2 overall.


The Appalachian State women’s tennis team beat Cal State Bakersfield yesterday, 4-3. They play Gardner Webb University on Saturday.  The ASU men’s team will play Wofford at home today, and UNC Greensboro comes to town on Sunday.


The ASU softball team travels to UNC Greensboro for a three-game series this weekend. They will play a double-header on Saturday and a single game on Sunday. The softball team is 6-3 in the Southern Conference.


The ASU baseball team begins a three-game series at Davidson tonight. The Mountaineers (8-14; 2-9) play at 7 pm tonight, 5 pm on Saturday and at 1 pm on Sunday. Our next broadcast of ASU baseball on WATA will be on April 1st, when High Point University comes to town.


ASU men’s and women’s track travels to Raleigh today a relay meet, and to South Carolina on Saturday for an open meet; ASU men’s golf will play in the Furman Invitational, which begins today.



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