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Watauga High Athletic Director Dustin Kerley has announced that Tuesday's first-round NCHSAA state playoff game between the Pioneers and Statesville will begin at 6 p.m. Admission will be $6, and only NCHSAA state passes will be accepted.  

LOUISVILLE, KY.—North Carolina got the fast start it sought against Louisville and the No. 14 Tar Heels displayed that energy in numerous areas, giving coach Roy Williams a lot to like — for the most part.

GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College softball team dropped a pair of games on the road at Lander Saturday afternoon by scores of 4-3 in 10 innings and 8-0 in six innings. With the results Saturday, LMC's record stands at 1-7 on the season.

BOONE, N.C. – The Appalachian State men's basketball team limited Troy to just 27.6 percent shooting in a 65-54 victory on Saturday afternoon inside the Holmes Center.