Sports

It took extra time to decide Tuesday's Sweet 16 match between the United States and Belgium in Salvador, Brazil in the FIFA World Cup. Belgium prevailed 2-1. With the win, Belgium advances to the quarterfinals.

Watauga County Parks and Recreation is proud to offer a FREE soccer clinic to the community on Sunday 6th July in conjunction with Challenger Sports. These free skill sessions will help improve the player’s technical skills in a fun and challenging environment. The professional Challenger Sports Soccer coaches will lead each session. This

The Appalachian State University softball team had four student-athletes earning North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) University Division all-state honors. The Mountaineers garnered the second-most first-team honorees with two; they also had two second-team honorees.

Lees-McRae women’s lacrosse head coach Ray Cameron has resigned effective immediately, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail.

Watauga High Athletic Director Tom Wright was hoping was kick back a bit during the summer break. Unfortunately, those plans have been somewhat derailed.