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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-

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.

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

A two-run double by Tommy Bullock of Mooresville in the fourth inning snapped a 1-1 tie and led Region 7 to a 5-1 win Sunday afternoon over Region 5 in the gold-medal game at the Junior/Senior High School Baseball Showcase at the North Carolina Powerade State Games at UNC-Charlotte.