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That loud noise you heard Friday night was the Watauga High football team making a huge statement. The Pioneers (5-1 overall; 2-0; Northwestern 3A-4A Conference) belted Fred T. Foard 42-13 on Homecoming at

It's been a tough year for head coach Darrell Brewer and the Avery High football team. But as the old cliche' goes, "What goes around, usually comes

Junior duo Jordan Banta and Jariliz Cotté combined for 25 kills, and the Lees-McRae women's volleyball team dispatched North Greenville, 25-17, 25-19, 25-15 in a sweep during Conference Carolinas play Friday evening in front of a raucous crowd at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Swimming Teams opened the 2014-15 season Friday at the All-North Carolina Invitational at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team (4-0, 2-0), off to its best start in 15 years, looks to remain perfect on the year when it hits the road to take on Brevard (0-4, 0-1) in a South Atlantic Conference game Saturday afternoon at Brevard Memorial Stadium in Brevard, N.C.