Sports

In the very first South Atlantic Conference Women's Lacrosse Preseason Coaches poll, Lenoir-Rhyne University was picked second out of seven teams.

Dale Allred, who has coached the Watauga Middle School football team for seven years, announced his retirement from coaching on Wednesday. Allred, who joined the football program in 2007 as an assistant coach, took over as head coach in the fall of 2010. He replaced Drew Denton.

The Lenoir-Rhyne University basketball doubleheader with Catawba today has been moved up two hours.

The Lees-McRae basketball doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday evening against Limestone has been postponed due to inclement weather.

Here is a rundown of the scheduled games for the rest of the week in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference....