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The Watauga High football team has turned into a well-oiled machine under the direction of head coach Ryan Habich. In just his second season at the helm, the Pioneers (1-0) have established themselves as a team with big-play ability.

That's the best way to describe Thursday night's junior varsity football game between Watauga High and Alexander Central. The contest resembled a racket ball match.

It took a while, but former Appalachian State University All-American, Mark LeGree, has finally found a home. LeGree, who was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the firth round of the National Football; League Draft in 2011, is a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football

A late rally couldn't save the Hickory Crawdads Thursday night in a 4-3 loss against the Augusta GreenJackets at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's and Men's Cross Country Teams were picked to finish fifth and seventh, respectively, in the 2014 South Atlantic Conference Coaches Preseason Poll.