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COLORADO SPRING, Colo. – Seven Lees-McRae cyclists were named to the Spring 2014 Collegiate Academic All-Star class, USA Cycling announced Monday afternoon.

A pair of High country natives were recognized at the state championships this spring. Bobby Dunnigan, a umpire in the region for a number of years, was selected as one of four umpires assigned to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 2A state championship series between Bunker Hill and Midway May at UNC-

This is getting monotonus. The Hickory Crawdads have just forgotten how to lose. The 'Dads (45-28 overall; 4-0 second half of South Atlantic League play) won their seventh consecutive game, and they

Alexander Central recently completed a phenomenal season in softball, as the Cougars completed a perfect 35-0 season and won their fifth North Carolina High School Athletic Association fast-pitch championship.

The National Hockey League today released the 2014-15 schedules for its 30 member clubs. As announced yesterday via social media, the Carolina Hurricanes will open their 82-game campaign at PNC Arena on Friday, Oct. 10, against the New York Islanders.