Sports

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (40-14) split its two games at the 2014 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Tournament - falling to Wingate 8-0 before beating Mount Olive 7-6 Saturday at Haines and Carolyn Hill Stadium. L-R now faces Wingate in an elimination game on Sunday at Noon.

Wide receivers Andrew Peacock (Durham, N.C./Northern Durham) and Tony Washington (High Point, N.C./T.W. Andrews) are the latest Appalachian State University alumni to join the National Football

Paige Spell of the Ashe County girls' track team finished in a four-way tie for seventh place in the high jump Saturday at the NCHSAA Class 2A State Track & Field Championships at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C.

A brilliant pitching performance by Frank Lopez and a clutch bases-loaded single by Ronald Guzman helped the Hickory Crawdads (15-19) snap their 6-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over the Augusta GreenJackets (15-20) at L.P. Fran Stadium.

Tyler Moore improved to 9-4 on the season and he tossed his fifth complete game of the year as the Appalachian State University baseball team defeated Samford 6-3 Saturday at J.L. Griffin Field.