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Josh Wineberg, a junior from West Jefferson, N.C., was among nine Western Carolina University players to earn preseason all-Southern Conference honors on Wednesday in Spartanburg, S.C., on Media Day.

Goalkeeper Quay Mills of Freedom made six saves and Erin Settle of Mooresvlle had a goal and an assist as the West girls defeated the East 4-1 Tuesday night in the North Carolina Coaches Association East-

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

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

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