Sports

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced that it will honor its 2016-17 commitments to championships scheduled in the state of North Carolina. These include men’s soccer in Greensboro, men’s and women’s basketball in Asheville, and men’s golf in Pinehurst.

Castle Has Big Night For Pioneers....NEWTON, NC - Freshman quarterback Anderson Castle ran for three touchdowns and he threw a TD pass as the Watauga High junior varsity football team knocked off Fred T. Foard 39-22 in a Northwestern 3A-4A Conference game.

BOONE - The Watauga High football team is quietly becoming a serious contender in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference.

MSOC Alum Delbridge Named Fans Player of the Year....CINCINNATI — Former Appalachian State University men’s soccer all-Southern Conference first team defender Harrison Delbridge has been named the inaugural Cincinnati Soccer Talk FC Cincinnati Fans Player of the Year Award, CincinnatiSoccerTalk.com announced this week. 

Harmon Leads Watauga Over Granite Falls....GRANITE FALLS, NC - Eighth grader Jaxon Harmon turned in a marvelous performance Wednesday night as the Watauga Middle School football team rallied from an 8-0- halftime deficit and defeated Granite Falls, 20-14.