Sports

Well, as the old cliche' goes, "the third time is usually the charm." Well in this case, the fourth time proved to be the best for the Watauga High girls' tennis team.

Paige Church led the Avery High girls' golf team to a second-place finish on Monday at the NCHSAA Class 1A-2A Western Regional championships at the Glen Oaks Golf Course in Maiden, N.C.

The Appalachian State University softball team has officially concluded its fall season in preparation for the spring season.

Former Appalachian State offensive lineman Daniel Kilgore, the starting center for the San Francisco 49ers, will have surgery Tuesday after breaking his lower leg against the Denver Broncos Sunday night.

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Marcus Kincaid and Justin Powell have been named the South Atlantic Conference Football Defensive and Special Teams Players Of The Week, respectively, league officials announced today.