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Wilkes Finishes Fifth At Regionals

The Wilkes County All-Stars, representing North Carolina in the 12-and-under Southeast Regional Little League Softball Tournament, finished on a high note with an 8-0 victory over West Virginia on Sunday,

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It's hard to believe, but the high school cross country season begins on Thursday. The Watauga High boy's and girl's teams are currently ranked 25th by in their respective polls.

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Maybin Hopes To Rejoin Padres Soon

It's been a tough year for Cameron Maybin. The former T.C. Roberson High star, who was taken by the Detroit Tigers in the first round (tenth pick overall) in the 2006 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft,  has Full Story

'Dads Take Two From Charleston

The Hickory Crawdads and Charleston RiverDogs played late into Monday night and early into Tuesday morning with their rain delayed doubleheader, but when the night was over the outcome was worth

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Bobcats Earn All-Academic Honors

The Lees-McRae College women's track and field team has been recognized as one of 92 NCAA Division II all-Academic Track and Field Teams by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Full Story

Mayview Madness Race September 21

Pete Rea has announced that ZAP Fitness Foundation in  Blowing Rock, N.C., will be hosting the 14th annual Stickboy Bread Company Mayview Madness 5K Race on Saturday September 21st. The historic Full Story

Game Times Announced for Sun Belt Network

The Sun Belt Conference has released game times for its seven Sun Belt Network football games that will air this fall.  Additionally, Texas State’s home

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Hairston Suspended Indefinitely

University of North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams has suspended P.J. Hairston from the Full Story

Crawdads Crush Kannapolis

The Hammerin' Hickory Crawdads hit three home runs and starting pitcher Ryan Bores threw six shutout innings as the 'Dads cruised to a 6-1 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators Sunday night at Full Story

Omar Carter’s Odyssey

Omar Carter was feeling good.
At 25, the former Charlotte Christian and Appalachian State basketball star had just finished a successful first season of professional basketball in Brazil. He had Full Story

Onaka, Lyon Power 'Dads To Victory

The Hickory Crawdads received some much needed power from an unlikely source Saturday night, as utility man Hirotoshi Onaka lined a 3-run homer in the second to power the 'Dads to a 4-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators at CMC-Northeast Stadium. Onaka's blast was also the 136th of the year for the Crawdads, breaking their

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Crawdads Break Home Run Record

The Hickory Crawdads hit their record-breaking 136th home run of the season Saturday night, with Hirotoshi Onaka lining a 3-run homer to right as a part of the 'Dads 4-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators. The line drive shot was the first of the year for Onaka, making him the 13th Crawdad to go deep this season. The record Full Story

Limited Spots Remain for Trips to Montana, Georgia

Limited spots remain in the Yosef Club's travel packages for football games at Montana and Georgia this fall. The package for the Aug. 31 season opener at Montana includes three nights accommodations at the Doubletree by Hilton Missoula (a five-minute walk to Washington-Grizzly Stadium), Full Story


The late Rodney Dangerfield made a career out of that line. And unfortunately, the Watauga High football team, much like the late comedian, aren't that well respected, either. Full Story

Wilkes Falls In Regional Opener

The 12-and-under Wilkes All-Stars, representing the state of North Carolina at the Southeast Regional Tournament in Warner Robbins, Ga.,, were upended 3-1 by Florida in the opening round of pool play Thursday morning. Starting pitcher Lillie Anderson tossed the first two innings and held Florida scoreless. But Florida finally broke Full Story

Speir, Catamounts Land Talented LB

The long journey for second-year coach Mark Speir and the Western Carolina University football team continues. The Catamounts, who haven't had a winning season since 2005 (they were 5-4 that year), hope to take another positive step in that direction this season.  Despite being picked to finish dead last in the Southern

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Cougars Set Another Record

The Alexander Central High softball team set a new record last spring. The Cougars (33-1), who defeated Wake Forest-Rolesville to win the Class 4A title---their eighth state championship in school history---led the state with 399 hits. That effort broke the old record of 376 set by North Davidson in 2010. The Cougars cracked two Full Story

LMC Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Class

The Lees-McRae College athletic department, and Director of Athletics Craig McPhail, are pleased to announce the 2013 class of inductees into the Fred I. Dickerson Hall of Fame. The College will induct three new members into its athletic hall of fame on Friday, October 4 as part of its homecoming festivities, welcoming new Full Story

SAC Football Media Day August 12

The South Atlantic Conference will hold its first-ever Football Digital Media Day on Monday, August 12, as part of its preview of the 2013 college football season. This will offer media and fans alike a unique opportunity to interact live with the league's head coaches. SAC head coaches will answer questions submitted from media

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