Sports

The Freedom High football team is ranked eighth this week in the Class 3A Associated Press Top Ten Poll.

Pioneers Sweep Panthers: The Watauga High girls' volleyball team made it two in a row Wednesday night with a three-set sweep of Hibriten in a Northwestern 3A-4A Conference match in Lenior, N.C.

Yes, it very well could happen, if the Watauga Middle School football team defeats Gamewell at Hardin Park Elementary School next Wednesday.

Apparantly, head coach Laura Foster and the Ashe County High girls' golf team is the team to beat in the Mountain Valley 1A-2A Conference this season.

The Watauga High football team may be looking at a mirror-image of itself Friday night. The Pioneers (4-1 overall; 1-0 Northwestern 3A-4A Conference), riding a three-game winning streak, take on a much-improved Fred T. Foard team, led by veteran coach Tom Harper, at Jack Groce Stadium. And the Tigers (2-3; 0-1), who