Sports

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team, the four-time defending league regular season champions, was voted second in the 2014 South Atlantic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.

Former Hickory High boys' basketball coach Shawn Johnson had his bond revoked on Monday because court officials said Johnson violated the court orders when he attended multiple recreational events

Tight end Collin Reed (Inman, S.C./Boiling Springs) has officially become the first member of Appalachian State University football’s 2015 class of newcomers, head coach Scott Satterfield announced on Thursday.

A stellar pitching performance and some timely hitting by Luis Marte, Hickory's ninth-place hitter, handed the Crawdads a 2-1 win at Augusta Tuesday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

The Watauga High volleyball team came up short against North Surry in its season opener Tuesday night. The Greyhounds, a solid Class 2A program, down WHS (0-1) in three sets, 25-14, 25-20, 25-23 in Mount Airey, N.C.