Sports

A trio of Lees-McRae men’s volleyball players were named to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference teams for their success on the court in 2014, the conference office announced Thursday morning.

The Hickory Crawdads lost a 1-0 pitcher's dual on Wednesday morning in the final game of their three-game set with Kannapolis at CMC-NorthEast Stadium.

The Watauga High girls' soccer team notched another win Wednesday win. The Pioneers (10-2-2) knocked off McDowell 3-0 in a non-conference game at Jack Groce Stadium.

It was the perfect remedy for an ailing team. The Watauga High baseball team, coming off its fourth shutout loss of the season Tuesday night, bounced back in a big way on Wednesday against Ashe County.

Appalachian State University men’s tennis fell to its fifth nationally-ranked opponent of the season in a 6-1 loss at No. 44 Elon in Southern Conference action on Wednesday.