Sports

The Watauga High wrestling team continued its climb to respectability on Saturday with a fifth-place finish at the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference championships at Patton High School in Morganton, N.C.

The Panthers' defensive-minded head coach and the defense's coach on the field each claimed one the NFL's most prestigious honors Saturday.

Appalachian State University women's track and field finished the Hilton Garden Invite on Saturday in Winston-Salem, N.C.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (15-5, 10-4) continued its surge with a 68-57 victory over Brevard (5-13, 4-10) Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference game at Shuford Memorial

The Appalachian State University women's basketball knocked off Wofford 61-54 in a close Southern Conference game at the Holmes Convocation Center Saturday afternoon.