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A late rally fell just short as Appalachian State University men’s tennis was unable to outlast a nationally-ranked Furman squad in a 4-3 loss in Southern Conference play on Thursday at the Appalachian Tennis Courts.

An event that has become a highlight of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association year is scheduled for Saturday. The annual NCHSAA Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremonies are set for the Friday Center on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, with dinner starting at 6 p.m.

In a vote of 25 sports writers across the state who cover prep athletics, senior guard Madi Story of Bandys and junior guard-forward Danasia Witherspoon of Hickory were named to the 12-player North

 

Oh, how quickly things can change. The Watauga High girls' soccer team found itself in a first-place tie with St. Stephens in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference standings at the beginning of the week.

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Jazmine Charles has been selected to the 2013-14 NCCSIA College Division All-State Women's Basketball First Team. NCCSIA is