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It was a busy Thursday in the High Country. Watauga High senior Jadyn Kadyk commits to Wingate University; East Carolina drops four athletic programs to reduce a deficit; App State offers a 3-Star lineman from South Carolina; Jose Hise of Freedom announces her college choice. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

Denny Hamlin wins Wednesday's rain-shortened race; Tennessee picks up a 4-Star recruit from North Carolina; a top transfer has trimmed his college choices down to seven and it includes an ACC school; Dugger signs with the Patriots. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

It's a great challenge, but Watauga High Zack Strickland isn't shying away from his latest quest, and that's bringing the wrestling program back to prominence. Coach Strickland sat down and visited with WATA Radio to talk about the program, and his background in the sport on Thursday morning....

The Panthers have released their dates and game times for preseason games; Kentucky is tops once again in college basketball; a former Deacon transfers to a Big 10 school. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....