Sports

The Appalachian State University volleyball team defeated Texas State in its home finale Thursday night. The Mountaineers (20-9, 10-9 Sun Belt) beat the fourth-place Bobcats (19-12, 14-5) in three close sets, taking the third set into extended time, 32-30.

The Watauga High boys' basketball team opened the season on a positive note by knocking off Alexander Central 62-43 in a non-conference game Thursday night at Lentz-Eggers Gym.

Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee has released his schedule for the 2015 season.  The Pioneers, who were 14-14 last season, open the season at Asheville-Reynolds on Tuesday, March

Due a forecast for severe thunderstorms late in the day, Saturday’s football game between Appalachian State and UL Lafayette has been moved up

The Ashe County High boys' soccer team placed a league-high six players on the Mountain Valley 1A-2A All-Conference team.