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The Tar Heels take on Duke, Ashe County basketball is on as scheduled, two Tar Heels named all-academic, and Gene Chizik walks away from football....

Fourteen Named to Academic All-ACC Football Team....DURHAM, N.C. – Led by four-time honoree DeVon Edwards, Duke landed a league-high 14 selections on the 66-member 2016 Academic All-ACC Football team announced by the conference office on Wednesday.  Duke has now led the conference in Academic All-ACC selections for eight consecutive seasons.

DURHAM - It's a backyard, tobacco road brawl as the Tar Heels make their way to Cameron Indoor Arena for a Top 25 showdown wit the Blue Devils. Coverage begins tonight at 7 p.m. on WWMY 102.3 FM....

HUSKIES OPEN POSTSEASON PLAY TONIGHT....WEST JEFFERSON - Ashe County Athletic Director Marc Payne has announced that tonight’s Mountain Valley Athletic Conference girl's game between the Huskies and Elkin will be played as scheduled at 6 p.m.

Watauga High girl's basketball coach Laura Barry isn't easily satisfied. Yes, the Pioneers have won 15 games, 10 in league play, and they nailed down second place in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference Tuesday night on Senior Night. But the WHS mentor says, "there's still a lot of games left to play."