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Appalachian State University football will open the 2018 season against longtime national power Penn State, the schools announced on Thursday. The contest is scheduled for Sept. 1, 2018 at Beaver

And that's putting it mildly. The Watauga High football team, which is playing at the top of its game the last two weeks, travels to Barger Stadium to play Hickory Friday night.

Ashe County High Athletic Director Marc Payne has announced that Friday's second round Class 2A state playoff game between the Huskies and Surry Central will be

And why not. Madison Bumgarner, who played at South Caldwell High School, is the best pitcher in Major League Baseball, and he's living out a childhood dream. The

The Watauga High boys' soccer team marched its way into the second round of the NCHSAA Class 4A state playoffs with a 5-2 win against Huntersville-Hopewell at Jack Groce Stadium Wednesday night.