Sports

The Watauga High girls' freshman/sophomore track team racked up 15 top-five finishes and won six events in a freshman/sophomore meet at St. Stephens on

The Watuaga High softball team took out its frustrations on Hickory Wednesday night. The Pioneers (2-6 overall; 2-5 Northwestern 3A-4A Conference) defeated Hickory 9-1 in a NW3A-4A Conference game at the WHS Softball Complex. The Pioneers pounded out a season-high 15 hits in the win.

Maryah Sydnor of the Appalachian State University womens' basketball team capped off her successful junior campaign with another accolade as she was named NCCSIA First Team All-State by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association on Wednesday.

There's always a bright side to everything. Just ask Hickory High baseball coach David Craft. His baseball suffered anothe rloss at Watauga Wednesday night.

Appalachian State University softball pitcher Alissa Schoelkopf (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township) was named the North Carolina Education Lottery Southern Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference office on Wednesday.