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Ashe County Girls Win Third Straight....WEST JEFFERSON, NC - It's been a year of streaks for Ashe County High girl's coach Laura Foster. The Huskies opened the season with three straight wins before they experienced a three-game slide.

Hickory, N.C. - Lenoir-Rhyne has named Mike Kellar its new Head Football Coach, university officials announced on campus today at a press conference. Kellar becomes the 21st mentor in school history.

BRAVES SELL TURNER FIELD TO GEORGIA STATE....ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves announced on Monday that the Atlanta-Fulton County Recreation Authority has sold Turner Field to the real estate firm Carter and Georiga State University.

....Only this time around, the honor goes to Steve Breitenstein, not his son Eric, who was a two-time All-State player at Watauga High School and a Football Champion Series All-America at Wofford College.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – FOX Sports Southeast announced today it has reached an agreement with the Southern Conference to televise a five-game package of men’s conference basketball match-ups this season. The first game will tip off Saturday, January 2, with Mercer hosting Samford at 2 p.m. ET. Play-by-play announcer Pete Yanity will call the five games on the schedule (listed below) alongside analyst Dean Keener.