Sports

BOONE - Apparantly, the Watauga High girl's basketball team has rubbed off on the softball team this spring. The Pioneers, who like their counterparts on the hardwood got off to a slow start, have suddenly caught fire.

HICKORY, NC - It's been a while, but the Watauga High baseball team has put together a modest two-game winning streak. And that effort has also moved WHS into a three-way tie for fourth place in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference standings with the Red Tornadoes and St. Stephens.

Brian Quick joins the Redskins, the Tar Heels take on Butler in the Sweet 16 in Memphis, TN.....