Sports

The Watauga High boys' and girls' swimming teams got off to a strong start Wednesday night in their season openers in Icard, N.C. The WHS girls won seven events and defeated five opponents along the way.

Furman hit eight of its first nine shots and built an early double digit lead to hand the Appalachian State University mens' basketball team its second loss of the season.

Blankenship's Three Powers LMC to Victory: Freshman Mackenzie Blankenship drained the game-winning three with 12 seconds left and freshman counterpart

The Appalachian State University womens' basketball team got its first win of the 2014-15 season on Wednesday night against East Tennessee State, 76-70.

Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Opens Conference Play Victorious, 55-46 Over Queens: The Lenoir-Rhyne womens' basketball team (1-2, 1-0) opened South Atlantic Conference play with a 55-46 win over Queens University (0-3, 0-1) Wednesday evening at Curry Arena and the Levine Center.