Sports

The stage is set for Thursday semifinals in the Northwestern Conference Tournament. Coverage begins at 3:30 p.m., on WATA Radio, 1450 AM/96.5 FM. A former Pioneer, Michael Ebaugh, walks away from football. The Ashe County High boy's basketball team travels to Moravian Falls, N.C., for the semifinals of the Mountain Valley Conference Tournament. For more on these stories, and more local and regional sports headlines, please click on the link below....

The Watauga High boy's and girl's basketball teams marched their way to Hickory on Monday night, thanks to first-round wins in the Northwestern Conference Tournament. Former Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson transfers, The Associated Press men's and women's basketball polls are out, and guess who is No. 1, and former North Carolina coach Larry Fedora is back on the sidelines. For more on those stories, and more local and regional headlines, please click on the link below....

Due to impending weather the Western Highlands Conference semifinals scheduled for Tuesday night have been postponed. The games will now be played at Mitchell High School on Thursday night, February 21.

The Northwestern Conference basketball tournament begins tonight at Lentz-Eggers Gym. Coverage begins at 5:30 p.m., on WATA Radio, 1450 AM/96.5 FM. Malachi Jones makes history in the AAF, and Zap Endurance makes it a clean sweep in Ireland. For more on these stories, and more local and regional headlines, please click on the link below....