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The Watauga 10-and-under girls softball team came up short Wednesday night in a 1-0 loss against Ashe County and was eliminated from the District 2 Tar Heel Girls Fastpitch Softball Tournament at

The Hickory Crawdads suffered their sixth consecutive loss Wednesday night. Despite a game-tying, three-run homer by Kellin Deglan, Lexington prevailed 10-7 in 14 innings at L.P. Frans Stadium.

The District 2 Tar Heel All-Star Tournament danced around the rain drops Tuesday night, and here are the results from those games.....

Darius Lipford, who played at Hibriten High, will forgo his senior year at the University of North Carolina and entered the 2014 NFL supplemental draft. The supplemental draft takes place on Friday.

The Hickory Crawdads, who were one of the hottest teams in minor-league baseball last week, have fallen off their course. They find themselves mired in a five-game losing streak following Tuesday's 16-8 loss to the Lexington Legends at L.P. Frans Stadium.