Costly errors in the first inning really put the Watauga High softball team in a huge hole. East Wilkes scored seven times in the first inning--- only one of those runs were earned---as the Cardinals defeated the Pioneers 12-2 in Rhonda, N.C. The game was called after 4 1/2 innings due to the ten-run mercy rule.

Appalachian State University women's basketball player Maryah Sydnor was named to the Southern Conference's All-SoCon Team as selected by the league's coaches and announced Wednesday.

Redshirt-freshman Dylan Cottrell (Spencer, W.Va./Roane County) led the pack for the Appalachian State wrestling team, securing the freshman of the year accolade, making the all-Southern Conference wrestling team and the all-freshman wrestling team for the 2013-14 wrestling season, the Southern Conference announced

The Lees-McRae men's tennis team completed the season sweep of Catawba with a solid performance in a 6-3 victory Wednesday afternoon in nonconference action in Salisbury, N.C.