Sports

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (18-5) swept a doubleheader from Francis Marion (10-12), 1-0 and 4-0, Wednesday afternoon at Bears Field.

An opposing stable of nationally-ranked singles players was too much to overcome as Appalachian State University women’s tennis dropped a 6-0 decision to No. 6 North Carolina on Wednesday at the College

Western Carolina University junior J.T. Poston, who played at Hickory High School, has been named the Southern Conference men’s golfer of the week for all competition from March 5-11. The selection is made

Senior Cullen Ashley of Ashe County High School has been selected to play in the annual North Carolina East-West Senior All-Star Game in Greensboro on July 23 at Jamieson Stadium at Greensboro Grimsley

The Lees-McRae softball team dropped four games in the first two days of the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla. on Monday and Tuesday.