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Tonight's 3AA Western Playoff opener has quite a story line----a great coach, who is destined for great things, taking on a young aspiring coach, who was tutored by a legend. Watauga High football coach Ryan Habich, the winningest coach in school history, takes the Pioneers into the state playoffs tonight against a very good team from Waxhaw-Cuthbertson. Coach Habich talks about tonight's match up, which airs at 6:30 p.m., on WATA Radio and goblueridge.net....

Wilkes Central loses a marquee player, the Appalachian State University men's basketball team signs two players to National Letters, a former Tar Heel sets a franchise record with his new NBA team., a member of the Catamounts makes history. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

What a job Watauga High boy's soccer coach Josh Honeycutt has done. in just three short seasons, Honeycutt has led the Pioneers to 55 wins and consecutive Northwestern Conference championships. And now, he has the Pioneers in the 3A State Quarterfinals for the fourth time in school history. On Thursday, coach Honeycutt sat down with WATA Radio and talked about Saturday's big showdown at second-seeded Concord....

The Watauga High boy's soccer team just keeps on winning. The Pioneers (18-5-1) marched their way into the fourth-round of the 3A State Playoffs Wednesday night by knocking off Statesville. It's WHS first appearance in the fourth round since 2012; WHS senior Lily Suyao makes it official signing her National  Letter of Intent with D-I Charlotte; the App State men's soccer team advances in the Sun Belt Tournament; Pre Stanley and Bayley Plummer of the App State women's basketball team had  monster games Wednesday night. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....