Sports

Watauga High Athletic Director Tom Wright has announced that the boys' lacrosse team will open the NCHSAA Class 4A state playoffs at home Friday night against Southwest Guilford at 7 p.m.

Following a one-year hiatus, the Watauga High girls' soccer team will be represented this season at the North Carolina Powerade State Games. Junior Abby Carson and sophomore Heather Oswalt of the Pioneers will play for the West girls. Carson, a center back, has four goals and three assists this season. Oswalt, a goalkeeper, has

Watauga High girls' soccer coach Brittany Bolick has announced that the WHS-Ashe County game will be played on Thursday at Jack Groce Stadium.

The Hagerstown Suns (23-7, the best record in the South Atlantic League) broke the game open with two runs in the top of the eighth inning and defeated the Hickory Crawdads 4-2 Wednesday night at L.P. Fran Stadium.

Appalachian State University wrestling has been honored by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) as a Division I All-Academic Team for the 2013-14 wrestling season. In addition, NCAA qualifiers