Sports

The Watauga High football team will open the season at home against Asheville-Roberson on August 18. Hickory has a new football coach, Alan Graham and Rory McNeil pace WHS golf in their preseason opener....

The University of North Carolina men's basketball team is winding down the regular season. The Tar Heels have all ready nailed down the No. 1 seed and a two-day bye in the ACC Tournament....

Thomas Sirk is transferring for his final year of eligibility at Duke. More knee surgery may be needed for Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton....

App State Baseball Completes Sweep, Downs GWU 5-1....BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Going above .500 and getting its first sweep of the season, Appalachian State University baseball used 12 hits to drop Gardner-Webb, 5-1, on Sunday afternoon at Bill Masters Field.