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The Appalachian State University football team just keeps climbing in the national polls, Watauga High soccer wraps up the season at home tonight with Freedom, and then its on to the state playoffs, the 1A/2A State Golf Tournament tees off today,  and the High Country will be well represented....For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

BOONE, N.C. — Ryan Huff's tackle for a 5-yard loss forced another punting situation in the second quarter, but a roughing penalty officially stopped a three-and-out streak from App State's defense.

It's been a big day for a pair of Watauga High seniors. Jadyn Kadyk of the girl's tennis team has marched her way into the Class 3A NCHSAA State Tennis Tournament semifinals, and quarterback Anderson Castle has been named a Shrine Bowl selection....

The Watauga High football team celebrated Senior Night by blowing out McDowell 62-14 at Jack Groce Stadium. The win leaves WHS (9-1, 5-0 Northwestern Conference) in sole possession of first place in the NWC with a huge showdown coming up next Friday night at Freedom. For more on this story, and for a rundown of Friday's local and regional sports headlines, please click on the link below....

BRYSON CITY, NC – There is a new leader in all-time coaching wins in North Carolina High School Athletic Association football, David Gentry from Murphy. His Bulldogs stunned Swain County 15-14 with a touchdown and two-point conversion in the closing minutes of a tight game on the road on October 18, 2019 to hand the head coach his 413th career victory.