Sports

Oh so close, but yet to far. That best describes Saturday encounter between the Western Carollina University football team and No. 12/14 Chattanooga.

Duke Johnson went over the 3,000-yard mark for his career and scored three times despite getting most of the second half off, Brad Kaaya threw three touchdown passes and Miami rolled past North Carolina 47-20 on Saturday.

The Watauga High boys' soccer team saw its season come to an end Saturday night. Charlotte-Garinger, the No. 1 seed from the Southwestern 4A Conference and the No. 7 seed in the West downed WHS 4-1 in the second round of the NCHSAA Class 4A state playoffs.

The Lees-McRae College womens' volleyball team dropped a 22-25, 20-25, 25-15, 15-25 decision to Barton in a Conference Carolinas match at Wilson Gymnasium Saturday afternoon in Wilson, N.C.

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.