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And why not. Madison Bumgarner, who played at South Caldwell High School, is the best pitcher in Major League Baseball, and he's living out a childhood dream. The

Ashe County High Athletic Director Marc Payne has announced that Friday's second round Class 2A state playoff game between the Huskies and Surry Central will be

Wide Receiver Brian Quick of the St. Louis Rams, a former receiver at Appalachian State University and a second-round choice (33rd pick, the highest in school history) in the 2012 National Football League Draft, suffered a season-ending shoulder injury last Sunday against in a 34-7 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Watauga High boys' soccer team marched its way into the second round of the NCHSAA Class 4A state playoffs with a 5-2 win against Huntersville-Hopewell at Jack Groce Stadium Wednesday night.

The Northwestern 3A-4A All-Conference team has been released. The Pioneers had two players named all-NW3A-4A. Victoria Shukis and Mary Seramur of the