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Just ask Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee and the rest of the Pioneers. Following an inconsistent regular-season, the Pioneers (13-13) were hardly considered a serious threat to win the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference Tournament championship.

The Watauga High baseball team won the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference Tournament championship Friday night by knocking off South Caldwell 6-3 at MS Deal Stadium in Granite Falls, N.C.

The Watauga High baseball team continued its run towards a Northwestern 3A-4A Conference Tournament championship by clobbering Fred T. Foard 7-0 Thursday afternoon in the semifinal round at

The Watauga High girls' soccer team close out the home portion of its regular-season schedule with a 2-1 win against Ashe County on Senior Night at Jack Groce Stadium.

The woes continue for the Hickory Crawdads. They dropped a doubleheader Thursday night at L.P. Fran Stadium.