Area Runners Place in Marine Corps Marathon....ARLINGTON, Va. - Two local 17-year-old runners from the High Country competed and placed in the 14-19 year-old category at the Marine Corps Marathaon October 24 in Arlington, Va.

Stephen Burns (Taylorsville, N.C./Alexander Central), Kennan Gilchrist (Abbeville, S.C./Abbeville) and Doug Middleton (Winston-Salem, N.C./Parkland) combined to smother a fake field-goal attempt in triple overtime and Zach Matics (Jacksonville, N.C./Southwest-Onslow)

Hickory, N.C. - The Newberry College football team (5-4, 3-3) raced to a 28-point advantage in the first quarter on its way to a 52-14 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne (4-4, 2-3) Saturday afternoon in a South

Chattanooga, Tenn. - Quarterback Jacob Huesman amassed 359 yards of total offense including 191 passing yards and 168 yards and a touchdown on the ground with tailback Derrick Craine scoring four

BOONE - And it sure was. The Appalachian State University football team, which has been on a rampage since losing to Clemson on September 12, survived a huge scare on Saturday afternoon.