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The Lees-McRae men’s and women’s volleyball teams received the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2013-14 season, the association announced Tuesday.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team was picked to finish second in the league standings this year as voted on by the South Atlantic Conference Coaches while eight players garnered 2014 All-SAC Preseason accolades.

Watauga Middle School football coach Mark Smith has announced he has one opening available on his coaching staff for the upcoming season. Smith is in the market for a running backs and linebackers coach. Coaches with experience, or if you've played football and have an interest in coaching, may apply for this position by calling coach

A furious rally by the Hickory Crawdads came up short Monday night as the Kannapolis Intimidators prevailed 5-4 in ten innings at CMC-NorthEast Stadium. Trailing 4-3 in the top of the ninth, Ronald Guzman singled to start the inning. Travis Demeritte, who leads the South Atlantic League with 23 home runs, came on as a pinch

The Texas Rangers announced today that Hickory Crawdads OF Nomar Mazara has been promoted to the AA Frisco RoughRiders, becoming the ninth 'Dad this season to move up in the Rangers organization.