Sports

For the second time in as many years, Watauga High senior Demetre Kostis has been named the Wrestler of the Year in the Northwestern Conference. Kostis is also a four-time conference champion.

LMC Women Down Erskine

 

Lees-McRae women's basketball seniors Lauren Lewis (28) and Icey Patterson (18) produced season-highs in points while LMC clipped Erskine, 73-69, in Conference Carolinas action Saturday afternoon at

Appalachian State men's track and field proved to be a strong team on Friday and Saturday when they hosted the Mountaineer Open in the Holmes Center.

Senior Matt Harpenau dominated with a season-high 21 kills, but a shaky first set loomed large while the Lees-McRae men's volleyball game lost a heartbreaking five-set thriller, 15-25, 25-18, 21-25, 25-19, 15-17 at Barton in Conference Carolinas action Saturday afternoon at the Dog House in Wilson, N.C.

Tusculum Sweeps Lenoir-Rhyne

 

The Tusculum Baseball Team (4-2, 3-0) swept a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader from Lenoir-Rhyne (2-5, 0-3), 4-3 and 7-3, Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Park.