It's a busy night for the local and regional baseball teams; the Braves open a huge home series with the Phillies Friday night; will Kemba Walker return next season. For more on those stories, and more local and regional headlines, please click on the link below....

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Mason Paradine of Hickory High is named an All-American; HHS senior William Stewart signs with CCC&TI. For more on these stories, and more local, regional and statewide sports headlines, please click on the link below....

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Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen passes away; John Calipari gets a long-term deal from UK; UVA lands a 4-Star recruit, and a 4-Star recruit spurns the Tar Heels....

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