Sports

Jones’ Buzzer-Beater Lifts App State Past ETSU....JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - With the clock winding down in the final seconds and the game tied, Joi Jones (Duluth, Ga./Duluth) banked a running 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Appalachian State University women’s basketball (3-2) past ETSU in a thrilling 71-68 victory Wednesday evening at Brooks Gymnasium. 

GREENSBORO - Well, it sure looks that way, at least on paper. But keep in mind, games are won on the field, not on paper.

Week Four Rankings Set Stage for Top 25 Clash on Sunday....BOONE, N.C. — For the second week in a row, Appalachian State University wrestling came in ranked No. 23 in the nation in the USA Today/NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll, while the Mountaineers also stayed steady at No. 21 in the InterMat rankings.

FOOTBALL
2016
Offensive Player of the Year – Jarrett Grimes (North Wilkes)
Defensive Player of the Year – Dedric Smith (Wilkes Central)
Coach of the Year – Ron Turner (Wilkes Central)

BOONE - The Watauga High girl's basketball team staged a furious second-half rally, but the Pioneers came up short in a 48-46 loss to Alexander Central in the season opener for both teams at Lentz-Eggers Gym.