Sports

WEST JEFFERSON, NC - The Ashe County High girl's basketball team is on a down cycle again. But it's been the thesis of their season---one step forward, and two steps back.

HICKORY HANDS WHS BOYS 4TH STRAIGHT LOSS....BOONE - The Watuaga High boy's basketball team has hit a snag. The Pioneers, who began the season loaded with promise, suddenly find themselves mired in a four-game losing streak.

NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference announced today all of the opponents that teams will play during the upcoming 2016 football season.

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University football will host Georgia State, Idaho, UL Monroe and Texas State and play at Georgia Southern, UL Lafayette, New Mexico State and Troy in 2016, the Sun Belt Conference announced on Friday.

GREENVILLE, NC - Former Hickory High basketball player Jada Payne is having quite a season. The red-shirt senior poured in 24 points Thursday night, leading East Carolina University to a 76-70 win over Houston in an American Athletic Conference game.