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BOONE - That was the battlecry Tuesday night as the Watauga High girl's basketball team knocked off Hickory to nail down second place in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference. It was also WHS' (15-7, 10-3 NWC) first win against Hickory since 2009-10, breaking a 15-game losing streak against the Red Tornadoes, and the Pioneers also denied HHS coach Barbara Helms her 400th career win. To hear more on this story, please click on the line below....

The Watauga High girl's basketball team can nail down second place tonight on Senior Night against Hickory, a team they haven't beaten since 2009-10. And if the Pioneers can pull it off, they would post their best finish in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference since the 1996-97 season. WHS finished in a two-way tie for second with McDowell that season....

Gmail - MBB: Little Rock 69, App State 62

App State Can’t Overcome Big Run in Loss at Little Rock...LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –– Despite being down by just five points at the break, Appalachian State University men’s basketball could not overcome a 20-5 run from Little Rock spanning the end of the first half and beginning of the second in a 69-62 loss on Monday night.

Well, that was a short stay. Steve Sarkisian, who was hired by University of Alabama football coach to replace offensive coordinator, Lane Kiffin, is moving on....

The Watauga High girl's basketball team takes on Hickory in a huge battle for second place. And the Pioneers also hope to snap a 15-game losing streak against the Red Tornadoes....