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Lees-McRae senior Tyler Dunn has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Indoor Track & Field Winter Scholar Athlete of the Year, the conference office announced Monday morning.

The Appalachian State University baseball team dropped its second Southern Conference series of the season, losing 4-2 in the rubber game of its three game series with Elon at Latham Park on Sunday.

The Watauga High boys' and girls' track teams competed in the Tri-Cities Classic Friday and Saturday in Johnson City, TN. The WHS girls had one top-ten finish. Alison Seramer finished second in the pole vault with an effort of 11-feet. Kelsey Delapp of Gibbs High won the event with an effort of 12-feet.

Davidson and Western Carolina each posted rounds of 6-over 294 as a team Sunday to share the lead after the first round of the Southern Conference Men’s Golf Championship at the par-72, 7,122-yard National Golf Club. The Catamounts’ J.T. Poston, who attended Hickory High, holds the individual lead at 4-under 68.

The format just keeps changing at the Tarboro Easter Classic. The most recent change concerns the home run derby, which was scheduled for Tuesday night. According to Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee, that event has been cancelled, so the tournament officially starts on Wednesday. The only thing that hasn't