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The Ashe County High football team is coming off a historic season, and head coach Brian Hampton and the Huskies were well represented on the Mountain Valley All-Conference Team; the Watauga High baseball team opens the season at McDowell; the Ashe County baseball team whips Alleghany in its opener; former WHS softball player Jada Wilson has another big day for the Cobras. For more on these stories, area scores and more sports headlines, please click on the links below....

Watauga High baseball coach Ethan Greene, now in his second season with the Pioneers, sat down and talked baseball with WATA Radio on Monday afternoon. The Pioneers open their season at McDowell tonight with Ryan Fox on the mound....

It was a very busy Monday, sports-wise, in the High Country on Monday as one coach stepped down and one was hired; the Watauga High girl's soccer team continues its winning ways; Isaac Greer paced the WHS boy's golf team on Monday; Isaiah Shirley picks up another D-I offer. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

BOONE — Watauga County Schools has named Bryson Payne as Watauga High School’s next Men’s Basketball Coach. Payne is set to take on the role after serving as head coach of the schools’ junior varsity and associate head coach to the varsity basketball team over the past four years.