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The Charlotte Sports Foundation announced Tuesday that the Tennessee Volunteers will open the 2018 season on September 1 against the West Virginia

The West made it a clean sweep Monday night in the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games at the Greensboro Coliseum. Shaylen Burnett scored 16 points and was named the game's Most Valuable Player as the West beat the East 82-68. Barnett of Southern Alamance, who will attend Elon Unviersity

UL Lafayette’s Terrance Broadway and Arkansas State’s Qushaun Lee helped lead their teams to Sun Belt Championships last season and expectations will be high for the two this season as they were

The Hickory Crawdads avoided a four-game sweep by knocking off Greensboro 10-4 Monday night at NewBridge Bank Park. The Crawdads (58-43 overall; 17-15 second half of the South Atlantic League season), took out their frustrations by scoring seven times in the sixth inning. Joe Jackson had the big blow in the frame

The Wilkes County American softball team captured the Tar Heel League's girls' 10-and-under Girls Fastpitch Softball state championship Sunday at Shelby City Park.