Sports

Ashe County High Athletic Director Marc Payne has released the upcoming schedule for the Mountain Valley 1A-2A Conference Tournament in softball and baseball.

Several members of the Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Teams competed Saturday at the University of Tennessee Challenge at the Tom Black Track.

First-place Western Carolina scored nine runs in the bottom of the first inning and went on to defeat Appalachian State University baseball, 20-10, on Saturday afternoon at Hennon Stadium.

The Appalachian State University mens' and womens' track teams wrapped things up at the Tennessee Challenge on Saturday, competing in the high jump and pole vault events.

Hickory Crawdads reliever Abel De Los Santos became the first 'Dads player to earn a promotion from Hickory this season, as the right-hander has been sent to High-A Myrtle Beach.