Sports

Huskies Win Second Straight....WEST JEFFERSON, NC - The Ashe County High baseball team carried its momentum from Tuesdsay night's win against first-place Wilkes Central by crushing East Wilkes 19-1 in five innings in a Mountain Valley 1A-2A Athletic Conference game.

No. 13 Tar Heels Drop Opener, 7-4....CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. --- Nate Eikhoff landed the decisive blow with a three-run triple in the third inning, and No. 25 Virginia held on for a 7-4 win over No. 13 North Carolina Friday night at Davenport Field. Carolina got the tying run to the plate twice in the late innings, but Kevin Doherty and Tommy Doyle combined to get the last nine outs and make a winner out of UVA starter Connor Jones.

BOONE - It's been quite a journey for Freedom High baseball coach Clint Zimmerman. A Freedom graduate, Zimmerman has restored pride back into a struggling program.

American Indoor Football (AIF) a professional indoor football league based out of Baltimore Maryland is pleased to announce its latest team and territory. The new team will be located in the Western North Carolina - Boone area and will be owned by Don Thompson The team will be begin AIF league play in the 2017 season Don Thompson is

WHS Thumps FHS, 15-2....MORGANTON, NC - The Watauga High boy's lacrosse team picked up its second straight win with a 15-2 win over Freedom in a North Carolina Conference 13 match.