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The Hickory Crawdads' slim playoff hopes officially ended Thursday night. The Crawdads () were eliminated from the SAL's Northern Division race with a 3-0 loss to the Lakewood BlueClaws at FirstEnergy Park.

Appalachian State University women’s soccer fell to ETSU in heartbreaker fashion 1-0 in a double overtime thriller on Thursday night.

Evan Van Hoosier of the Hickory Crawdads has had quite a season. And the youngster from Henderson, NV., showcased his talents once again on Wednesday night.

The Lees-McRae women’s cross country was selected 10th in the Conference Carolinas preseason coaches’ poll, the league office announced Thursday.

It hasn't taken Mark Smith very long to sell his ideas to the Watauga Middle School football team. Smith, a ball of energy, made his head-coaching debut Wednesday night, and the results were astounding.