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Ashe County coach Marc Payne has announced that the Huskies first-round state playoff game with Maiden will start at 7:30 p.m. Friday night.

Arkansas State and UL Lafayette earned convincing wins on Saturday as both teams picked up their sixth overall wins of the season. With the wins, both teams are now bowl eligible for the fourth consecutive season. Only once previously has a Sun Belt team been bowl eligible for more than four

Lees-McRae College junior Jordan Banta was tabbed to the Conference Carolinas 2014 Women’s Volleyball Academic All-Conference team, the league announced Monday afternoon.

The baseball clinic run by North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Famer George Whitfield is set for its 43rd annual renewal.

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers claimed the top spot in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Coaches Poll this week. North Dakota State saw its reign at the top come to end along with its FCS-record 33-game winning streak, falling to then No. 20 Northern Iowa, 23-3, on Saturday.