Sports

Due to heavy rains, Friday night’s championship game between the Watauga High baseball team and Southampton Academy (Va.) was rained out. The game will be played on Saturday at a time yet to be announced.

Lenoir-Rhyne's Kevin Baxter ran a school-record 13.95 seconds in the preliminaries of the college men's 110-meter hurdles Friday afternoon at the 2014 Penn Relays at Franklin Field and qualified for the finals.

The Ashe County High boys’ golf team finished fifth at the Mountain Valley 1A-2A Conference championships at the Roaring Gap Golf Club Thursday in Roaring Gap, N.C.

Lees-McRae sophomore catcher Sadie Lagle has been named to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference first-team for her on field success in 2014, the conference office announced lateThursday evening.

The Greensboro Grasshoppers played long ball Thursday night in an 8-3 win against the Hickory Crawdads at L.P. Fran Stadium. The Grasshoppers (11-9) hit four home runs in the game.