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Western Carolina amassed 633 yards of total offense and forced four takeaways on defense on Saturday afternoon as the Catamounts remained unbeaten at home and tied atop the Southern Conference standings with a 29-15 Homecoming victory over The Citadel Bulldogs at E.J. Whitmire

Mitch Trubisky threw a 16-yard touchdown pass on his only play of the game, giving North Carolina its first lead with 4:05 remaining, and the Tar Heels stunned Virginia 28-27 on Saturday.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team (8-0, 5-0), ranked No. 5 in NCAA Division II, rushed for a season-high 585 yards and scored 28 third quarter points en route to a 45-17 victory over Mars Hill (3-4, 2-2) Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium.

Watauga High seniors Kathleen Mansure and Michael Holland will represent the Pioneers at the NCHSAA Class 4A State Championships next Saturday at Beeson Park in Kernersville, N.C.

The Appalachian State University field hockey team knocked off conference opponent Pacific 5-4 on Senior Say at Brandon & Erica M Adcock Field. It