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It was a tough debut for new Watauga High boys' lacrosse coach Brett Green and the Pioneers. WHS (0-2) was bested by Lake Norman Charter 20-1 Friday night in its season opener at Leigh Wallace Memorial Field.

And that may be an understatement. Joseph Lowder of the Ashe County High baseball team tossed another gem. And this time it was nearly perfect. Lowder, who struck out 13 men in a lopsided win against West Caldwell on March 1, tossed a no-hitter against Avery in his second appearance of the year. Lowder went six innings

The Freedom High boys' basketball team closed out its season by winning the NCHSAA Class 3A state championship Saturday night at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Ten athletes will represent Team USA at the IAAF/AL Bank World Half Marathon Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, March 29, USATF announced today. The roster is highlighted by Josphat Boit who finished third at the USA Half Marathon Championships 1:01:49, while Tyler Pennel of Zap Fitness Foundation in Blowing

The Appalachian State University baseball team recorded its first shutout of the season on Saturday, blanking Kent State 8-0 at Patriots Point Park in Mount Pleasant, N.C.