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RALEIGH, NC - The National Hockey League today announced that the Carolina Hurricanes vs. Detroit Red Wings game originally scheduled for Dec. 19, will be played on Monday, March 27.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Carolina junior tailback Elijah Hood will not play in UNC’s Hyundai Sun Bowl matchup vs. Stanford on Dec. 30 due to medical issues.  Hood will remain in North Carolina when the Tar Heels travel to El Paso, Texas.

The Watauga High basketball teams continued their winning ways Thursday night. The girls won their fifth in a row, and the boys came charging back after falling behind by 23 points to beat the Eagles....

THURSDAY'S GAMES
BASKETBALL

GIRLS
WATAUGA 54, WILKES CENTRAL 47
ASHE COUNTY 50, HIBRITEN 30
NEWTON-CONOVER 51, FRED T. FOARD 36
FREEDOM 63, EAST BURKE 49

BOYS
WATAUGA 60, WILKES CENTRAL 55
HIBRITEN 74, ASHE COUNTY 66
FRED T. FOARD 56, NEWTON-CONOVER 48
FREEDOM 65, EAST BURKE 44