Safety Mark LeGree of Appalachian State University has been selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League draft.
Jack Childress will replace Watuaga County native Don Lucas as Coordinator of Football Officials in the Southern Conference.
Dexter Coakley, who had a brilliant football career at Appalachian State University, has been selected for induction into the Southern Conference Hall of Fame.
Cornerback Cortez Allen of The Citadel was selected in the fourth round of the National Football League draft on Saturday by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Hickory Crawdads wrapped up the series win against the Augusta GreenJackets with an 8-3 victory before 1,661 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Friday night.
The Watauga High baseball team rewarded head coach Pete Hardee with his 300th career win on Thursday afternoon.
Kate Griewisch of Lenoir-Rhyne University finished seventh in the 10,000-meter run at the Penn Relays Thursday night.
The Hickory Crawdads fell to the Augusta GreenJackets, 10-1, before 1,991 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Thursday night.