Sports

The Appalachian State University mens' and womens' track teams wrapped things up at the Tennessee Challenge on Saturday, competing in the high jump and pole vault events.

First-place Western Carolina scored nine runs in the bottom of the first inning and went on to defeat Appalachian State University baseball, 20-10, on Saturday afternoon at Hennon Stadium.

The Watauga High boys' tennis team saw its season come to an end on Friday at the NCHSAA Class 4A Western Regional at Cornelius-Hough.

Hickory Crawdads reliever Abel De Los Santos became the first 'Dads player to earn a promotion from Hickory this season, as the right-hander has been sent to High-A Myrtle Beach.

The pairings have been released for the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference baseball tournament, which begins at the higher seeds Tuesday night.