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The resent surge of cold weather has forced a number of cancellations concerning the middle school basketball schedule.

The Atlantic Coast Conference released its schedules for the 2014 season. And the University of North Carolina will open at home against Liberty on August 30. The other home dates include San Deigo State (September 6), Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, Pittsburgh, and North Carolina State.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (12-4, 7-4) got back on the winning track with a 72-60 victory over Queens (5-10, 4-7) Wednesday evening in a South Atlantic Conference game at Curry

The Watauga High girl's basketball team suffered a double whammy Wednesday night. The Pioneers (5-12 overall; 3-4 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) drooped a 44-26 decision to South Caldwell in Sawmills, N.C. Making matters worse, the Pioneers lost their best player, Savanna Wood, to a concussion-like injury in the first

Lees-McRae senior Darius Smith poured in a season-high 28 points while three others chimed in with double figures, but LMC was unable to rebound from a 13-point halftime deficit in a 100-90 loss to