Sports

Matthew Dixon has a keen eye, and his aim is superb. Dixon, an Ashe County native from Crumpler, N.C., finished sixth place in the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational in Grand Island, NE., in June.

Former Appalachian State University baseball standout Hector Crespo is the starting second baseman for the West team in the 2014 Frontier League All-Star Game, which will be held on Wednesday night in

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Joe Ray, Tanner Botts and Blake Baker were all named to the 2014 Beyond Sports Network (BSN) NCAA Division II Preseason All-American Football Teams. Ray and Botts earned

Nomar Mazara snapped Hickory's mini slump on Wednesday afternoon as he clubbed a pair of home runs in a 7-2 win over the Lakewood BlueClaws at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Eight student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men's soccer in the fall of 2014, announced head coach Lee Squires Wednesday afternoon.