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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced that Dudley High School of Greensboro has reported ineligible players and could be eliminated from the upcoming NCHSAA football playoffs.

Connor Bowers of Ashe County has been named the winner of the Performance of the Week award, powered by Time Warner Cable Sports Channel with Subway® Restaurants.

Ashe County coach Marc Payne has announced that the Huskies first-round state playoff game with Maiden will start at 7:30 p.m. Friday night.

For the second consecutive year, the Lenoir-Rhyne University womens' soccer team (16-3-2) will host one part of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Tournament at the Moretz Sport-Athletic Complex.

Arkansas State and UL Lafayette earned convincing wins on Saturday as both teams picked up their sixth overall wins of the season. With the wins, both teams are now bowl eligible for the fourth consecutive season. Only once previously has a Sun Belt team been bowl eligible for more than four