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The Lees-McRae women’s volleyball team was tabbed 11th in the Conference Carolinas preseason coaches’ poll, the league office announced

Appalachian State University women’s cross country was picked to finish fourth in the Sun Belt Conference as voted on by the league's coaches, the conference announced on Wednesday.

The Ashe County High girls' golf team fired a 162 in its season-opening match Tuesday and finished second to South Stokes at the Cross Creek Country Club in Mount Airy, N.C.

And it could very well happen. The Chicago White Sox, who have struggled pitching-wise (they have a 4.43 team earned-run-average), especially with their bullpen this season, might just bring this year's third

It will eventually happen for Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants. The left hander from South Caldwell High had a perfect game going into the eighth inning before Justin Morneau of the Colorado Rockies broke it up with a lead-off double.