Sports

Fourteen Lees-McRae College student-athletes were named to the Conference Carolinas Men’s and Women’s Soccer Academic All-Conference teams, the league announced.

The Hickory Crawdads have teamed up with the Catawba County Backpack Program to offer fans a half-priced 2015 Claw Club membership in exchange for a food donation to the weekend meal program.

Stephen Miller has been named the Watauga High Athlete of the Week for the week of October 27-November 1.

University of North Carolina tailback Romar Morris has been suspended for UNC's next game against Pittsburgh on Nov. 15 for a violation of team rules, head coach Larry Fedora announced Monday.

Freedom High running back Cedric “B.J.” Emmons was charged with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia on Oct. 25. Emmons, who has been suspended