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The Hickory Crawdads are offering fans a "Suite" Deal just in time for the holidays, with $99 luxury suites and party patios available when ordered before Thanksgiving.

The Ashe County High boys' soccer team was eliminated in a 1-0 loss to Lake Norman-Charter in the third round of the NCHSAA Class 2A state playoffs.

The Lenoir-Rhyne womens' soccer team, fresh off its fifth consecutive South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Championship, placed five players on the 2014 all-league first and second teams.

The Appalachian State University womens' soccer team suffered a tough 1-0 loss at the hands of Georgia Southern in the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament in Mobile, AL.

Furman University won the Southern Rugby Conference championship Sunday, beating UNC-Wilmington 23-17 in the final. Furman and UNC-W had played once before, with Wilmington storming back from a 31-0 deficit to win 48-38. But both defenses were a little tighter this time around.