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The Lees-McRae basketball doubleheader has been postponed due to a winter storm in the area. The women's game was slated to tip at 3:30 p.m. while the men's squad was tabbed to tip at 5:30 p.m.

The Lees-McRae men's volleyball Conference Carolina match against Belmont Abbey has been postponed due to travel issues. The match was slated to begin at 7 p.m. at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

First the good news, Watauga High senior Savanna Wood, who suffered a concussion-like injury Wednesday night at South Caldwell, was back in the line up on Friday. Now the bad news. St. Stephens snapped its nine-game losing streak against Watauga.

Stephen Atwood was a state wrestling champion from Watauga County High School and wrestled at Appalachian State University was inducted into the 2014 Class of the North Carolina Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Friday night.

A late first-half surge helped Appalachian State University men’s basketball build an eight-point halftime lead as it picked up its second-straight win with an