Sports

Cajuns Win Eighth Straight....BOONE, N.C. – Shawn Long scored a game-high 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his 68th career double-double, and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns held off a second-half rally by Appalachian State to claim an 87-76 victory in a Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday at the Holmes Center.

HUNTERSVILLE, NC - Watauga High boy's and girl's swimming coach David Gragg has announced that the Pioneers will have six relay teams and eight individuals competing at the 4A Western Regional Championships Saturday at the Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatic Center.

BOONE - Watauga High seniors Aaron Dobbins, Michael Ebaugh and Rylee Critcher are trendsetters. They've changed the culture of WHS football the last three years.

BOONE — The Hardin Park Middle School boy's basketball team won the Watauga County Tournament Championship Thursday night by knocking off Parkway 58-46 in double overtime in the finals at Lentz-Eggers Gym.

Carolina Baseball Set For Busy TV Schedule....GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball broadcast schedule was announced Thursday, and North Carolina will be featured 26 times across ESPNU, ESPN3 and RSN. In addition to Carolina's 26 appearances as part of the ACC television package, at least 17 home games will be streamed live by GoHeelsTV and the April 12 game vs. South Carolina in Charlotte will appear on the SEC Network.