Sports

The Lees-McRae women's basketball team saw a quartet of players register double figures while LMC created some breathing room in a tight Conference Carolinas with a 69-64 against King University Monday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

The Lees-McRae men's basketball team fell victim to a 3-point barrage from King University while freshman Mike Chambers dropped a team-high 17 points in a 91-68 loss in Conference Carolinas action Monday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

The Watauga High wrestling team continued to show vast improvement, despite losing Friday night against St. Stephens.

Lenoir-Rhyne University senior outfielder Ivan Vieitez has been named to the 2014 All-South Atlantic Conference Baseball Preseason First Team, league officials announced this afternoon.

Jeremy Funderburk, who led the Wilkes Central High football team for nine seasons, has resigned.