Sports

Well, the search is finally over. The Watauga High athletic department finalized its coaching staff for the 2014-15 season on Tuesday afternoon.

Lees-McRae senior James Galvani has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for his performance last week, the conference office announced Tuesday.

That best describes Watauga High cross Country assistant coach Peyton Hoyal. Hoyal and 11 of his friends from western North Carolina, competed in the Blue Ridge Relay Friday and Saturday.

Appalachian State University and the University of Wyoming announced on Tuesday that the schools have scheduled a home-and-home football series. Appalachian State will host Wyoming on Oct. 3, 2015 and travel to face the Cowboys in Laramie, Wyo. on Sept. 4, 2021.

And the beat just goes on for the Watauga High volleyball team. The Pioneers, who has struggled the last two years, have turned their fortunes around in a big way.