Sports

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (35-10, 13-5), ranked No. 19 in NCAA Division II, swept a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader from Mars Hill (22-18, 6-12), 9-1 and 9-6, on Senior Day Saturday

Watch out, my friend. The Colorado Rockies found that out Friday night at AT&T Park. Trailing 3-2, Bumgarner (2-0) highlighted a five-run, fourth-inning rally with his first career grand slam in a 6-5 win.

Gabe Logan of the Freedom High boys' basketball team was the only Burke County basketball player to be named to the all-state team by NCPreps.com.

The Asheville Tourists played long ball Friday night, they jumped out to an early lead, and they blasted Hickory 9-2 at L.P. Fran Stadium. Asheville's offense, powered by a pair of two-run homers by David Dahl in the first inning and Ryan McMahon in the third, staked the Tourists (5-4) to an early 5-0 lead. Starting pitcher David

And it wasn't what Watauga High girls' soccer coach Brittany Bolick expected.