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" We had a great turnout of both young and older players for the 15th annual Girls Got Game basketball camp," said Ashe County High coach Laura Foster. "I am very  pleased with their effort and intensity throughout camp. They worked hard, was very coach-able and had a lot of fun! I really appreciate them coming to Girls Got Game.

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University football defensive back Latrell Gibbs (Kennesaw, Ga./North Cobb) is academically ineligible to participate in the 2016 season, head coach Scott Satterfield announced on Friday.

Three High Country Distance Runners to Compete in Olympic Trials....Three High Country distance runners will toe the line at the US Olympic Track & Field Trials in Eugene, OR in the coming days, all intent on punching their tickets to the Rio Olympic Games in August.

HUDSON, NC - Jakishe Page, of Lexington, signed with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute's Men's Basketball team this week. Page is a 6-foot-3 guard, who played his freshman season

'Dads Earn Split with Columbia....Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads emerged from a two-game slate on Tuesday with a win and a loss, as the 'Dads defeated the visiting Columbia Fireflies 4-1 in the completion of Monday's suspended game before dropping a slugfest in the second contest by a final score of 10-9 at L.P. Frans Stadium.