Sports

The Sun Belt Conference’s two hottest teams collide on Saturday in the Bayou when Appalachian State visits UL Lafayette. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. ET (1 p.m. CT) at Cajun Field in Lafayette, La. (note new kickoff time).

Well, Watauga High senior Anne Taylor made it official on Thursday, when she signed her National Letter of Intent with Wingate University, a Division II school in Wingate, N.C., and a member of the South Atlantic Conference.

The Hickory Crawdads have announced the game times for their 2015 schedule, with the team keeping the same starting times as the previous two seasons.

The Watauga High junior varsity basketball teams opened their respective seasons on Thursday night, and

North Carolina took things from No. 25 Duke all night: The ball. The momentum. And, finally, the Victory Bell. The Tar Heels routed Duke 45-20 on Thursday night with Marquise Williams throwing for two touchdowns and rushing for two more.