Sports

The Hickory Crawdads have teamed up with the Catawba County Backpack Program to offer fans a half-priced 2015 Claw Club membership in exchange for a food donation to the weekend meal program.

University of North Carolina tailback Romar Morris has been suspended for UNC's next game against Pittsburgh on Nov. 15 for a violation of team rules, head coach Larry Fedora announced Monday.

Freedom High running back Cedric “B.J.” Emmons was charged with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia on Oct. 25. Emmons, who has been suspended

Stephen Miller has been named the Watauga High Athlete of the Week for the week of October 27-November 1.

The Lenoir-Rhyne University football team (9-0, 6-0) moved up one spot in the national poll for the second consecutive week.