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Cardona's Blast Ends 17-Inning Marathon

Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads and Savannah Sand Gnats nearly played the equivalent of two games Saturday night, with a 17 inning, five-hour contest that ended with a Jose Cardona walk-off home run to give the 'Dads a 5-4 win in front of 3,023 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium.

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Salamon Breaks Schools Record In Women's Discus Throw

Athens, Ga. - Lenoir-Rhyne University's Haylea Salamon broke her own school record for the third straight meet in the women's discus throw Saturday at the Georgia Outdoor Track and Field Invitational at Spec Towns Track. Salamon, a freshman from Saskatoon,

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association brackets will be posted on line Monday morning. Here is a look at the final conference standings in baseball, softball and girls' soccer.

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App State Drops Sun Belt Finale to UTA

ARLINGTON, Texas — Dillon Dobson (Hamptonville, N.C./Starmount) went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI but it was not enough to overcome UT Arlington’s 16-hit attack in Appalachian State University baseball’s 9-3 loss to the Mavericks on Saturday afternoon at Clay Gould Ballpark.

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UPDATED: Heels Drop Series Opener At Notre Dame

NOTRE DAME, Ind. --- Notre Dame scored the game's final eight runs to beat No. 20 North Carolina 10-5 Saturday afternoon in the first game of an ACC doubleheader at Frank Eck Stadium. Ryan Bull's two-run homer tied it at 5 in the eighth before the Irish plated five

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UPDATED: Mausure Finishes Second at States

GREENSBORO - Watauga High senior Kathleen Mansure closed out her brilliant season with a second-place finish in the girls' 3,200-meter run at the NCHSAA 4A State Track Championships at Irwin Belk Track at North Carolina A&T University. Full Story

Huskies Win 14th Straight

MORAVIAN FALLS, N.C. - It's been quite a season for the Ashe County High girls' soccer team and head coach Wes Rousseau. The Huskies (17-4-1 overall; 14-0 in the Mountain Valley 1A-2A Athletic Conference) completed their unblemished run in conference play with a

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WHS Sports Roundup....

Nice Try, but Pioneers Fall....GREENSBORO - The Watauga High girls' lacrosse team saw its first winning season since 2010 come to an end in the second-round of the NCHSAA state playoffs. The Pioneers (8-6), who registered their first post-season win Wednesday

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Baseball Splits Twinbill at UT Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas — Bradley Morton (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) had three hits, Drake Zupcic (Waxhaw, N.C./Cuthbertson) drove in two runs and Robert Whaley (Hickory, N.C./Hickory) struck out a career-high six in 2.2 innings of scoreless relief to lead Appalachian State University baseball to a 5-2 win over UT Arlington in the second game of a doubleheader on Friday evening at Clay Gould Ballpark.

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Spartans Pull Off a Daily Double...

HICKORY – The South Caldwell High softball team capped off a tremendous season by winning the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference championship Friday night at the Highland Rec Center. They kept pace with the baseball team that won the NW3A-4A title Thursday night in Granite Falls, N.C.

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De Leon's Defense Seals 'Dads' Win

Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads completed their three-game sweep of the Greensboro Grasshoppers with a 3-2 win Friday night at LP Fran Stadium, thanks to a brilliant defensive play by shortstop Michael De Leon, who made a diving stop to end the game with the tying run at second base.

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Donovan Earns All-South Region Accolades

Grand Lake, Colo. - Lenoir-Rhyne University's Lauren Donovan has been named to the 2015 IWLCA NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse All-South Region Second Team. IWLCA is the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. Donovan, a senior midfielder

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Clougherty Stepping Down

GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Clougherty, who has served as the Atlantic Coast Conference coordinator of men’s basketball officials since 2005, will retire at the end of the 2015-16 season, the league announced Thursday. Clogherty was an NCAA official for 30 years prior to

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Moxley hospitalized,Responsive, Stable

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina State University assistant men’s basketball coach Rob Moxley was hospitalized Wednesday and is recovering from an undisclosed health issue. Moxley, 46, was taken to a local hospital Wednesday night where the university said he was

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Moss Earns All-District Honors

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – For the third year in a row, North Carolina pitcher Benton Moss has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District team, announced on Friday. The award requires at least a 3.3 grade point average and is also based on athletic performance. All-

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Maye, Williams Sign With UNC

CHAPEL HILL – Luke Maye of Huntersville, N.C., signed a National Letter of Intent and Kenny Williams of Midlothian, Va., signed a grant-in-aid agreement to attend the University of North Carolina and play on the men’s basketball team beginning in the 2015-16 academic year.

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Watauga Swim Complex Open Saturday

The Watauga County Parks & Recreation Department has announced that the swim complex will be open on a regular schedule on Saturday. Parks & Rec would like to say thank you for your patience and they apologize for any inconvenience the closure may have caused. Full Story

Johnson Released By Ottawa

Former University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson became one of 12 Ottawa Redblacks to be released on Thursday, following the Canadian Football team's three-day mini camp.

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Chick-fil-A Donates to UNC Charities

Atlanta – North Carolina Children’s Hospital received a $10,000 gift in recognition of Team North Carolina’s participation in last week’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament. The

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