Sports

The Appalachian State University softball team suffered a double whammy on Sunday at the Chanticleer Challenge in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Appalachian State (7-15) lost to Bryant 6-0 in game one, and to Coastal Carolina 8-0 in six innings in game two.

The Freedom High boys' basketball team, the No.3 seed in the NCHSAA Class 3A Western Regional, defeated North Forsyth 76-59 at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center Sunday afternoon.

Fifth-seeded Western Carolina will head to the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship final after a thrilling 99-97 win over No. 1 seed Davidson in overtime in Sunday’s first semifinal at the U.S. Cellular Center. The Catamounts overcame a 15-point second-half deficit to get the victory, with Trey Sumler hitting a

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (24-6) fell to Wingate (24-5), 77-73, in the championship game of the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament Sunday afternoon at Timmons Arena.

Hickory High junior guard Yazmen Hannah stepped up big Saturday afternoon as the Red Tornadoes (29-0) marched their way to the Class 3A state title game by knocking off Canton-Pisgah 66-57 in the NCHSAA Class 3A Western Regional finals at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center.