Sports

Appalachian State University baseball banged out double-digit hits for the sixth-straight game but the Mountaineers left the bases loaded twice and never led in an 8-2 loss to The Citadel on Friday night at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.

I'm sure that's the way Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee felt Friday night. And who can blame him. The Pioneers made six errors, they coughed up seven walks and they also hit two batters.

The Ashe County High boys' golf team turned in a fifth-place finish at the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference championships at the Mountain Aire Golf Course in West Jefferson, N.C.

Lees-McRae seniors Katelin Rooney and Kathryn Tobias have been named to the Conference Carolinas Women’s Lacrosse All-Academic team, the conference

The Watauga High boys' tennis team captured its 19th conference championship in the last 21 years (1994-2012, 2014) with a 9-0 win against Freedom Thursday at the WHS Tennis Courts on Senior Day.