Sports

Eric Krupa, president of the South Atlantic League, has announced the umpires for the 55th Annual SAL All-Star Game, scheduled to be played on June 17, 2014, at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory, North Carolina,

Kellin Deglan saved the day Friday night with a two-run homer in the tenth as the Hickory Crawdads (39-28) defeated the Lakewood BlueClaws 8-6 in ten innings at FirstEnergy Park.

The Hickory Crawdads had their franchise record, 12-game winning streak snapped by the Lakewood BlueClaws in a 3-1 loss Thursday night at FirstEnergy Park.

Lees-McRae Director of Cycling Tim Hall is pleased to announce the dates for a Talent ID and Instructional Camp.

Ashe County High senior Cullen Ashley will play in the East-West Senior All-Star football game at Greensboro-Grimsley on Wednesday, July 23 at 8 p.m. at Jamison Stadium. Ashley is the first player from the High Country to play in the East-West game since 2012, when Alex Fox of Watauga and Alex Villanueva of Avery played