Sports

The Ashe County High athletic department released its spring sports award winners for 2014.

The Atlantic Coast Conference launched its new brand on Thursday in preparation for its 62nd year of athletic competition. The new mark reflects the ACC’s future while maintaining a strong sense of the

The Hickory Crawdads nailed down their first winning home stand of the year by knocking off Kannapolis 8-1 Wednesday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. The Crawdads (25-26) combined solid pitching, defense and hitting in polishing off the Intimidators in their series finale.

Hickory Crawdads catcher Kevin Torres has been promoted to the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, becoming the second 'Dad this season to move up in the

Six student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play women's lacrosse in the spring of 2015, announced head coach Ray Cameron Wednesday afternoon.