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Watauga High Athletic Director Dustin Kerley has announced that Saturday's scrimmage at East Burke has been cancelled. The Pioneers open the season at North Iredell next Wednesday, February 27. WATA Radio's first baseball broadcast will be on Tuesday, March 5 at West Caldwell.

Duke freshman Zion Williamson goes down with a knee injury Wednesday night against the Tar Heels. The Pioneers travel to Hickory for the Northwestern Conference semifinals this afternoon. A former Pioneer is now a head coach. For more on these stories, and more local and regional sports headlines, please click on the link below....

The Watauga High basketball teams came up short in the Northwestern Conference semifinals Thursday night in Hickory. In turn, the Avery High girls face unbeaten Mountain Heritage in the Western Highlands Conference Tournament finals Friday night. And Emory & Henry College's winningest football coach has passed away. For more on these stories, and more local and regional headlines, please click on the link below....