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Frank Hickman, who had a very decorated wrestling career, has been named the new Appalachian State University wrestling assistant coach, head coach JohnMark Bentley announced on Friday.

Watauga High senior Alison Seramur closed out her prep career in style on Saturday afternoon at the NCHSAA Class 4A State

That's what lie ahead for the winner of tonight's for the winner of tonight's match up between the Watauga High baseball team and South Mecklenburg. The winner of this second-round game (coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. on AM 1450, WATA and GoBlueridge.net) will travel to Providence (24-4) in the sectional finals

There are reports that the University of Massachusetts may join the Sun Belt Conference as a football-only member.

The Hickory Crawdads earned a split of their doubleheader Friday night against the Charleston RiverDogs Friday night. The 'Dads (18-22) dropped the opener 4-2 but bounced back to win the nightcap 3-0 to leave town with the series win.