Sports

NEWLAND - Richie Schueler, a college basketball analyst for ESPN, is reporting that Avery High boy's basketball coach Scott Polsgrove will be named the men's basketball coach at Eastern Nazarene College, a Division III school near Quincy, MA., and a member of the Commonwealth Coastal Conference.

NEW ORLEANS - Two student-athletes that are no strangers to postseason honors added more hardware to their trophy cases as Arkansas State’s Aundrea Gamble and South Alabama’s Kevin Hill were respectively named the Sun Belt Female and Male student-athletes of the year as announced by the conference Wednesday.

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University athletics has discontinued the employment of baseball head coach Billy Jones, director of athletics Doug Gillinannounced on Tuesday.

Bukauskas To Join USA Baseball Collegiate National Team....CHAPEL HILL --- North Carolina sophomore right-hander J.B. Bukauskas has accepted an invitation to join the 2016 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team. Bukauskas, who was 7-2 with 111 strikeouts in his second season as a Tar Heel, becomes the 27th player in program history to represent UNC on a United States national team.

HICKORY - The Watauga Storm 10th grade girls basketball team concluded another successful season this past weekend in Hickory, N.C.