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WILLIAMS NAMED AN ALL-STAR....MYRTLE BEACH, SC - Ariyana Williams of Freedom High has been selected to play for the North Carolina All-Stars in the Carolinas All-Star Basketball Classic iat Socastee High, in Socastee, S.C., on Saturday, March 18.

The Watauga High girl's basketball team must be considered a one of the favorites to win the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference Tournament favorite after the Pioneers disposed of Hickory Tuesday night on Senior Night at Lentz-Eggers Gym....

The Watauga High girl's basketball team can nail down second place tonight on Senior Night against Hickory, a team they haven't beaten since 2009-10. And if the Pioneers can pull it off, they would post their best finish in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference since the 1996-97 season. WHS finished in a two-way tie for second with McDowell that season....

BOONE - That was the battlecry Tuesday night as the Watauga High girl's basketball team knocked off Hickory to nail down second place in the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference. It was also WHS' (15-7, 10-3 NWC) first win against Hickory since 2009-10, breaking a 15-game losing streak against the Red Tornadoes, and the Pioneers also denied HHS coach Barbara Helms her 400th career win. To hear more on this story, please click on the line below....

Well, that was a short stay. Steve Sarkisian, who was hired by University of Alabama football coach to replace offensive coordinator, Lane Kiffin, is moving on....