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BOONE - Laura Barry has been named the new girl's basketball coach at Watauga High School. Barry, a native of Cary, N.C., replaces Klay Anderson, who resigned in April. Barry, who will be a marketing teacher at the school, was one of six finalists for the position.

BOONE - Watauga High Athletic Director Tom Wright has announced that there will be a press conference today at the WHS Media Center at 3:30 p.m. to introduce the new girl's basketball coach.

TUCSON, AZ — The NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl is pleased to announce that this year’s game will be played on Friday, December 30, 2016 at University of Arizona Stadium in Tucson, AZ. The game time will be announced in early June. The NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl will feature a team from the Mountain West competing

Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's Basketball Signs Three For 2016-17....Hickory, N.C. - Lenoir-Rhyne University Head Men's Basketball Coach Everick Sullivan has announced the addition of Ben Zemonek, Jacob Skidmore and Uter Moukimou for the 2016-17 campaign.

ARLINGTON, TX - Nomar Mazara, who played for the Hickory Crawdads on his way to the Major Leagues, hit the longest home run of the season---at least, so far---on Wednesday afternoon.