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ST. STEPHENS, NC - The St. Stephens High wrestling team continued its dominant pace on Saturday at the 3A Western Regional Championships.

ROBBINSVILLE, NC - The Avery High wrestling team had 10 state qualifiers on Saturday at the 1A Western Regional Championships. The Vikings also had five regional champions, including one runner-up finisher, a third-place finisher and a fourth-place finisher. River Griffith of the Vikings was the Most Outstanding Wrestler.

CHAPEL HILL—North Carolina hit every big shot it needed in an unexpectedly dire situation at home against struggling Miami. That allowed the eighth-ranked Tar Heels to hang on for their best Atlantic Coast Conference start under Roy Williams.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- RJ Barrett scored 26 points, Zion Williamson had 18 and No. 2 Duke used an early barrage of 3-pointers to stun No. 3 Virginia and then held off the Cavaliers, 81-71, on Saturday night.

Bobcats down Bluefield State for second straight win

BLUEFIELD, W.V. - The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team won its second straight game on Saturday (Feb. 9), defeating Bluefield State 58-46 on the road.