Sports

L-R Women Claim Fifth Straight SAC Title: The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Soccer Team (14-3-1, 10-1) won its fifth consecutive SAC Regular Season Championship in thrilling fashion, scoring with one second left to beat Queens (8-8-2, 5-4-2), 2-1, Saturday at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex.

The fourth-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne football team (9-0, 6-0) jumped out to a 25-point advantage and held off a furious rally to defeat No. 16 Carson-Newman (6-2, 4-1), 35-32, Saturday in a South Atlantic Conference showdown at Burke-Tarr Stadium.

Kathleen Mansure turned in a second-place finish on Saturday afternoon at the NCHSAA Class 4A state championships at Beeson Park in Kernersville, N.C. Mansure, a

In a driving High Country snowstorm, Appalachian State University football put together a second-straight dominating performance and routed visiting Georgia State, 44-0, on Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

It's been a tough season for the Avery High football team, to say the least. The Vikings (4-6 overall; 1-4 Western Highlands 1A-2A Conference) suffered a 30-17 loss at Mountain Heritage Friday night.