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Tar Heels Interested in Jones

He's only a sophomore, but running back Jave Jones of A.C. Reynolds High has received a scholarship offer from the University of North Carolina. Jones put

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A Legend Passes Away

Babe Howell, who coached for five decades (1950's-1990's, 44 years in all) passed away last Saturday at his home at the age of 84. Howell, won five state championships in football and baseball combined, and Full Story

East-West Roster Released

The North Carolina Coaches Association has released the rosters for the East-West Senior All-Star games coming up in July. In basketball, senior Imani Williams of Freedom High in Morganton will play for the West Full Story

Eight Mountaineers Headed To NCAA East Prelims

Appalachian State University men's track and field saw five of its members qualify for the NCAA Division I East Outdoor Track & Field Preliminaries on Thursday. Stanley Broaden, Josh Cox, Chris Moen, Jared Full Story

Western Carolina Crushes ASU, 23-5

Western Carolina scored six runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back on its way to a 23-5 win over Appalachian State University baseball in Thursday’s Southern Conference series opener at Full Story

Double Plays Doom 'Dads

The Hickory Crawdads combined 10 hits, five walks and one hit batsmen to put 16 runners on base against the Delmarva Shorebirds Thursday night. Unfortunately the Crawdads also proceeded to erase a Full Story

WHS Youth Football Camp

Watauga High football coach Ryan Habich and his coaching staff are excited to offer the youth of Watauga County the opportunity to learn the basic

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Franklin Leads Indians To Easy Win

The St. Stephens High girl's soccer team just keeping marching along. The Indians (19-3-2) posted their third straight win in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state playoffs (all Full Story

Bumgarner Among NL's Best

Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants has quietly put together some impressive numbers. And during his short tenure (five years)  in the Major Leagues, the left hander from South Caldwell High, has also won two

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Helms Named Football Coach At Hickory

Mike Helms has been named the new football coach at Hickory High. He replaces Tom Harper, who resigned after one season to take the head-coaching job at Fred T. Foard. Helms, who graduated from Full Story

Malbon, Chambers Sign with Lees-McRae

Daruis Malbon and Mike Chambers have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men's basketball during the 2013-2014 academic year, announced head coach Steve Hardin Wednesday. Full Story

Bears Release 2013 Schedule

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team, fresh off its second consecutive South Atlantic Conference Championship, has announced its schedule for the 2013 season. The Bears, winners of 12 consecutive home games, will play six regular season contests at Moretz Stadium for the first time in three years. Full Story

'Dads Avert Disaster, Win In 10

What looked to be an easy win for the Hickory Crawdads turned out to be nothing of the sort Wednesday afternoon. A 6-3 'Dads lead in the top of the ninth disappeared and was replaced by a 7-6 deficit in the bottom of the 10th, but catcher David Lyon was able to save the day for the 'Dads with a walk-off RBI single to Full Story

Jarman Earns Second All-Region Honor

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Haily Jarman has been selected to the 2013 Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region Second Team. Jarman, a junior third baseman from Wadesboro, N.C., picks up her second all-region honor of the week. Full Story

Williams Named Player Of Year

Watuaga High senior Nick Williams closed out his stellar career with style.

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Tigers, Cougars, Indians And Red Tornadoes, Oh My.....

The Hickory High baseball (15-10) continued its winning ways by knocking off Asheville 7-2 Tuesday night at home in the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state Full Story

C.J. KO's Power In 'Dads' Win

In a bit of baseball symmetry the Hickory Crawdads snapped their 4-game skid Tuesday night with an identical outcome to their last win, as 'Dads Ace C.J. Edwards tossed 5.2 strong innings and led the Full Story

No.2 UNC Edges ASU In Pitchers’ Duel

Appalachian State University pitchers Jeffrey Springs (Belmont, N.C./South Point) and Tyler Moore (Banner Elk, N.C./Watauga) limited one of the nation’s top offensive attacks to four hits but Full Story

Northern Named All-Conference

Watauga High sophomore Austin Northern has been named to the Northwestern 3A/4A All-Conference team in boy's golf. Northern, who is also a quarterback on the WHS football team, paced the Pioneers Full Story

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