Sports

The Lees-McRae softball team dropped a pair of decisions at Carson-Newman in nonconference action, 8-0 and 4-0, Thursday afternoon at The Vick in Jefferson City, Tenn.

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Lacrosse Team has voted for seniors Amanda Cotto, Kayla Griese and Hayley Beattie as its captains for the 2014 season.

Appalachian State University received three more signees on National Signing Day Wednesday.

Tommy Spagnolo recorded his third double-double in five games and Appalachian State University men's basketball allowed its fewest points to a Division I opponent in 33 years in a 54-45 triumph over The Citadel on Thursday evening at the Holmes Center.

The Hickory Rotary Club has announced dates for its musical fundraiser, "ROTARIAN IDOL". The event will be held Saturday, March 15, at 7 pm in PE Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne