Sports

Watauga High holds a slim 3.5 point lead on Hickory in the Wells Fargo Cup standings in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference standings after the fall sports season.

Here are the scores from the middle school basketball games played Wednesday night in Watauga County. GBR would like to thank Andy Eggers for providing us with

Furman hit eight of its first nine shots and built an early double digit lead to hand the Appalachian State University mens' basketball team its second loss of the season.

The Watauga High boys' and girls' swimming teams got off to a strong start Wednesday night in their season openers in Icard, N.C. The WHS girls won seven events and defeated five opponents along the way.

The Appalachian State University womens' basketball team got its first win of the 2014-15 season on Wednesday night against East Tennessee State, 76-70.