Sports

Braxton Qualifies For National Championships....The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Teams wrapped up the VertKlasse Meeting Saturday at Dick Vert Stadium with

Terrific Trio!....Senior Katelin Rooney made her final home game one for the ages while she dominated with five goals, 10 groundballs and 16 draw controls in a 19-10 victory against Chowan on Senior Day Saturday afternoon at Tate Field in Banner Elk, N.C.

The Appalachian State University softball team ran into a buzzsaw on Saturday at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium. The Mountaineers (13-21 ovearll; 3-7 Southern Conference) dropped a doubleheader to Georgia Southern (26-11, 10-1 SoCon). The Eagles blanked App State 4-0 in the opener, and they bounced the

The Watuaga High boys' lacrosse team is gradually getting better. The record may not show it, but the Pioneers (1-5) are slowly becoming a formidable foe.

That was certainly the case for the Watauga High baseball team Friday night. The Pioneers (6-7 overall; 4-4 Northwestern 3A-4A Conference) rallied from a 3-1 deficit and defeated St. Stephens 10-4 at Frye Field in St. Stephens, N.C.