Sports

Mallory Clay, who was a thorn in the side against the Watauga High girl's basketball team during her prep days at Ashe County, has really come into her own this season at Catawba College, a Division II school and a member of the South Atlantic Conference in Salisbury, N.C.

Cory West was the man on Saturday as the Watauga High freshman buried the game-winning shot with three seconds left as the WHS boy's freshman team closed out the regular season with a 51-49 win against Cloudland (TN) at Lentz-Eggers Gym.

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

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 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