Sports

Watauga High junior Austin Northern made a strong showing at the NCHSAA Class 4A Western Regional championships on Monday. Northern fired a one-under-par 71 at the Northstone Country Club in Charlotte to make the cut.

Lees-McRae senior field athlete Evan Webb has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Field Performer of the Year, the conference announced Monday

Tyler Danish found a way to shut Hickory down Sunday night in a 3-1 win at CMC-NorthEast Stadium.

The Bears are the fifth seed in the region tournament while the Bulldogs are seeded fourth. The game will be played at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium on the

Cara Parker belted a pair of home runs and the Appalachian State University softball team wrapped up the regular season with a 5-3 win against Furman on Sunday afternoon in Greenville, S.C.