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Four outstanding individuals from the world of high school officiating will be honored with an award for lifetime achievement.

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Road Trip Starts off Right, 'Dads Win

The Hickory Crawdads hit the road Thursday night hoping the road would help cure their early season woes, and at least for one night it did. The 'Dads struck for six early runs against the rival Kannapolis Full Story

Pioneers Honor Leigh Cooper Wallace

The Watauga High girl's lacrosse team held a special ceremony before Wednesday night's home opener with West Forsyth. Before the game, family and friends gathered to honor the late Leigh Cooper Wallace, who passed away in December of 2012. A sign with a plaque that read:

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WHS Girls Win Freshnman/Sophomore Meet

The Watauga High JV girl's track team dominated the Freshman/Sophomore Meet in Hickory on Wednesday afternoon. The WHS girls won seven events and posted 21-top-five finishes. Savanna Randle paced WHS by winning the girl's 100-meter dash in 13:48, and finishing second in the girl's 200 (29.14). Full Story

Pioneers Fall Short Against Titans

The Watauga High boy's lacrosse team continues to struggle. The Pioneers (2-4) dropped a 9-6 decision against West Forsyth in a non conference game in Clemmons, Full Story

WHS Soccer Postponed

Watauga High girl's soccer coach Brittany Bolick has announced that Friday's non-conference game with Forbush has been postponed. Forbush will play a rescheduled Full Story

Elon Whips ASU Men's Tennis, 6-1

Appalachian State men’s tennis was defeated at home by Southern Conference foe Elon, 6-1, on Wednesday, April 10 at the ASU Tennis Courts. With the loss, the Mountaineers’ overall record falls to 4-14 and 2-7 in the SoCon, while the Phoenix improve to 15-7 and 8-2 in conference action. Full Story

No.16 UNC Pembroke Rolls Over Lenoir-Rhyne, 14-9

The UNC Pembroke Baseball Team (29-10), ranked No. 16 in NCAA Division II, defeated Lenoir-Rhyne (18-28), 14-9, Wednesday afternoon at Bears Field.
The Braves' Ben Schmucker (Greensboro, N.C.) hit a bases-clearing triple and finished with six runs batted in to lead UNC Pembroke to the victory. Brett Huffman Full Story

Bears Split Doubleheader With Tusculum In Softball

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (29-12, 10-6) split a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader with Tusculum (27-16, 11-5) in L-R's home finale Wednesday afternoon at Bears Field. L-R won the first game by a 6-0 score before Tusculum rallied to salvage the split with a 2-0 victory in the nightcap. Full Story

Lenoir-Rhyne Women Blast Erskine, 21-8

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Lacrosse Team (6-5) won its third consecutive match, 21-8, over Erskine (5-11) Wednesday evening at Huggins Field.L-R sophomores Full Story

ASU Football Spring Practice Report

As it gears up for Saturday’s much-anticipated open practice and intrasquad scrimmage at Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte, N.C., Appalachian State University football held its first full-contact workout of the week on Wednesday afternoon at Full Story

No.3 Limestone Spoils LMC Senior Day

Seniors Olivia Gudewich (Frederick, Md.) and Alex Smith (West Seneca, N.Y.) celebrated their final game with the Lees-McRae College women's lacrosse team in style on Wednesday evening, as Gudewich moved into second on the program's all-time goals list, and Smith scored her first career goal in the Bobcats' 22-3 setback to Full Story

Falcons Sweep Bobcats In Conference Semifinals

Joshua Jones (Christmas, Fla.) and John Lucas (Cincinnati, Ohio) each posted eight kills to pace the Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team on Wednesday evening, as second-seeded Pfeiffer University held on for a hard-fought three-set sweep over the third-seeded Bobcats in the semifinal round of the Conference Carolinas Full Story


An event that has become a highlight of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association year is scheduled for Saturday.
The annual NCHSAA Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremonies are set for the Friday Center on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill,

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L-R's Men's Lacrosse Conference Match Moved Up

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Lacrosse Deep South Conference Tournament Semifinal home match with Catawba today has been moved up two hours to 5:00 p.m., due to Full Story

WHS Lacrosse Cracks Win Column On Emotional Night

The Watauga High girl's lacrosse team handed head coach Holly Quick her first career win, and that victory is one Quick will cherish for many years to come. The Pioneers (1-3) defeated West Forsyth Full Story

Pioneers Stumble In 10-9 Loss

The Watauga High baseball team did everything it could to win Wednesday night's non-conference game against North Davidson at Pioneer Field. Unfortunately, WHS' (5-10) best weapon, its pitching

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'Dads Leave Win in Scoring Position

The Hickory Crawdads walked their way into plenty of scoring opportunities Wednesday afternoon, but when it came time to drive in the runs the bats went missing. Despite accumulating eight total

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Lyons Steps Down At Avery

Missy Lyons has stepped down as girl's basketball coach at Avery High. Lyons led the program for 11 seasons, won nearly 200 games and led the Vikings to a pair of Class 1A sectional championships. 

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