Sports

The Appalachian State University softball team was picked to finish ninth in its inaugural season in the Sun Belt Conference as selected by the conference coaches and announced by the league on

The Watauga High boys' and girls' swimming teams competed at the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference

The CCCTI men's basketball team snapped its two-game losing streak by knocking off Thomasville Prep 80-58 Tuesday night in Lenior, N,C. The Cobras were led by

The Ashe County High girls' basketball team knocked off Starmount 40-23 Tuesday night in a Mountain Valley 1A-2A Athletic Conference game in Boonville, N.C.

Junior Drew Blecher dished out 25 assists and junior Brady Markle cranked out a match-high 23 kills, but the Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team fell, 17-25, 17-