Sports

The Appalachian State University softball team closed out a tough weekend at the Kajikawa Classic with a 12-2 loss to Oregon State. The game was called after six innings because of the ten-run mercy rule.

Watauga High Athletic Director Tom Wright has announced due to a possibililty of a winter storm Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, the WHS-Hickory basketball games scheduled for Tuesday night will now be played on Monday night, instead, at their usual times.

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

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.

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.