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BOONE - Gracie Proffitt and Julia Parsons each had a three-runner homer as the Watauga High softball team snapped its two-game losing sreak by downing West Caldwell 8-6 Saturday afternoon at the WHS Softball Complex.

BOONE, N.C. - Due to field conditions caused by rain at the Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium, Appalachian State University softball's conference doubleheader with South Alabama on Saturday, April 1 has now been pushed back to 5 p.m.

Coach Elderkin Receives Pat Summitt Award at Final Four

DALLAS -  Appalachian State University women’s basketball head coach Angel Elderkin was honored at the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four with the prestigious U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Pat Summitt Most Courageous Award at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. 

• The University of North Carolina, champions of the South Regional, plays the University of Oregon, champions of the Midwest Regional, in the second national semifinal on Saturday, April 1. Game time is approximately 8:50 p.m. Eastern (5:50 p.m. Pacific Time). Locally, coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. on WWMY 102.3 FM.

BOONE - The Watauga High baseball team marched its way into sole possession of fourth place in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference standings Friday night with a 5-2 win over St. Stephens at Pioneer Field.