Sports

Pioneers Sweep Panthers: The Watauga High girls' volleyball team made it two in a row Wednesday night with a three-set sweep of Hibriten in a Northwestern 3A-4A Conference match in Lenior, N.C.

Apparantly, head coach Laura Foster and the Ashe County High girls' golf team is the team to beat in the Mountain Valley 1A-2A Conference this season.

The Watauga High football team may be looking at a mirror-image of itself Friday night. The Pioneers (4-1 overall; 1-0 Northwestern 3A-4A Conference), riding a three-game winning streak, take on a much-improved Fred T. Foard team, led by veteran coach Tom Harper, at Jack Groce Stadium. And the Tigers (2-3; 0-1), who

Yes, it very well could happen, if the Watauga Middle School football team defeats Gamewell at Hardin Park Elementary School next Wednesday.

Stover, Smith Shut Down Lincoln Memorial: Senior James Smith converted on a penalty kick in the 27th minute and sophomore Nicholas Stover earned the shutout in his first start while the Lees-McRae men's soccer team grabbed a 1-0 win at Lincoln Memorial Wednesday afternoon in Harrogate, Tenn.