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The Ashe County High girls' golf team fired a 162 in its season-opening match Tuesday and finished second to South Stokes at the Cross Creek Country Club in Mount Airy, N.C.

It will eventually happen for Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants. The left hander from South Caldwell High had a perfect game going into the eighth inning before Justin Morneau of the Colorado Rockies broke it up with a lead-off double.

They say oil and water don't mix. Well, apparantly Watauga High quarterback Aaron Dobbins and the Ashe County Huskies don't blend very well together, either. Dobbins, who sat out last year's game between the Pioneers and the Huskies with a

The Hickory Crawdads kept their slim playoff hopes alive by knocking off the Lakewood BlueClaws 6-2 Tuesday night at FirstEnderty Park in Lakewood, N.J.

Lenoir-Rhyne's Blake Baker and Joe Ray were named to the 2014 D2Football.com Preseason All-American First Team while the Bears were picked seventh in its national preseason Top 25 poll.