Sports

The Watauga High volleyball team didn't waste any time winning its first playoff game Saturday at Lentz-Eggers Gym. The Pioneers (16-8) knocked

It was just one of those game for the Appalachian State University mens' soccer team. The Mountaineers had numerous scoring chances, but came away empty in a 1-0 overtime loss to Georgia State on Saturday evening.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Swimming Teams split a dual meet with Mars Hill Saturday morning at Harrell Pool. The women's team won by a score of 109-85 while the men's squad fell, 135-65.

Spearman Robinson hauled in three of Western Carolina's four receiving touchdowns on Saturday afternoon as the Catamounts remained perfect in Southern Conference play with a 35-21 road victory over the Mercer Bears at the Mercer University Stadium.

North Carolina's season looked sunk after a four-game losing streak marred by penalties, bad defense and inconsistent offense. One clutch drive might have allowed the Tar Heels to change course and restore some confidence.