Sports

Senior James Smith recorded his eighth goal of the season, but the Lees-McRae mens' soccer team suffered a heartbreaking 3-2 loss in overtime to Conference Carolinas foe Barton at Barton Soccer Field Saturday evening in Wilson, N.C.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Cross Country Team placed first overall in its annual invitational meet Saturday morning at Southside Park.

The Appalachian State University mens' soccer team suffered a tough 1-0 loss to conference foe Georgia Southern Saturday evening. The Mountaineers (4-7-3, 0-2-2 Sun Belt) led the Eagles in shots 17-6 and shots on goal 10-1. The one shot on goal for the Eagles was a penalty kick

The Appalachian State University volleyball team fell to first-place University of Arkansas-Little Rock in three sets Saturday night, 16-25, 12-25, 14-25.

Western Carolina amassed 633 yards of total offense and forced four takeaways on defense on Saturday afternoon as the Catamounts remained unbeaten at home and tied atop the Southern Conference standings with a 29-15 Homecoming victory over The Citadel Bulldogs at E.J. Whitmire