Sports

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Tennis Team (4-3, 0-1) suffered an 8-1 setback to Newberry (7-4, 3-1) in its South Atlantic Conference opener on Thursday at Cannon Courts. The Wolves entered the match ranked No. 10 in the region.

Lees-McRae seniors Layana De Souza and Natalija Cakarevic were named to the Conference Carolinas 2013-2014 Academic Women’s Basketball All-Conference team, the conference office announced Thursday afternoon.

The Watauga High baseball team, despite some anxious moments, hung on to beat A.C. Reynolds 8-6 in its season opener Thursday afternoon at Davis Field in Asheville, N.C.

The Watauga High boys' golf team opened the season with a practice match at the Catawba Country Club in Newton, N.C.

Watauga High boys' basketball coach Rob Sanders has announced that Friday night's sectional championship game between the Pioneers and