Sports

The Lees-McRae men's volleyball team stumbled out of the gate and was unable to recover on its way to being swept, 20-25, 15-25, 26-28, by Mount Olive in Conference Carolinas action Friday night at Kornegay Arena in Mount Olive, N.C.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Tennis Team (2-2) suffered a 6-3 loss to Mount Olive (4-0) Friday afternoon in the first match of the spring for the Bears at Hickory High School.

The smallest guy on the floor hit the biggest shot of the game Friday night. Watauga High senior Eli Gailes nailed a three pointer from the top of the key with 2:05 left to play that put the Pioneers on top for good.

Appalachian State University softball fell to the Penn State Nittany Lions in its third game of the season and third game of the Kajikawa Classic on Friday evening, 10-4.

It was reported on Friday that the middle school championhips games were going to be played Tuesday, February 11 at Lentz-Eggers Gym. The games will be played on