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The High Country will be blessed with a wooden bat league independent team this summer; former Mountaineer John Settle joins an SEC program; WHS football airs at 6 p.m., tonight on WATA Radio, 1450 AM/96.5 FM; top-seeded Virginia becomes the second team to drop out of the ACC Tournament. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the links below....

A former App State running back has joined an SEC coaching staff; Watauga High football airs at 6 p.m., tonight on WATA Radio; top-seeded Virginia makes a huge announcement concerning tonight's ACC semifinal game; a member of the Braves has announced his retirement. For more on these stories, please click on the link below....

The Watauga High boy's soccer team got the last laugh, after all; Duke has dropped out of the ACC Tournament; the Tar Heels take on Virginia Tech tonight in the ACC quarterfinals. For more on these stories, please click on the link below....

Laura Barry has stepped down as the boy's basketball coach at Watauga High, but she stays on as girl's coach; the WHS boy's soccer team receives the top seed in the Northwestern Conference for the state playoffs; the WHS football team ventures to Hickory tonight. Coverage begins at 6 p.m., on WATA Radio; the Tar Heels keep their NCAA hopes alive; App State basketball has five all-conference selections. For more on these stories, last night's scores and more sports headlines, please click on the links below....

The Duke University men's basketball team, hoping to make the NCAA Tournament following a disappointing regular season, will most likely be watching from home as the Blue Devils pull out of the ACC Tournament following a positive COVID 19 test. For more on this story, and for more sports headlines, please click on the links below....

******NOTES: The North Carolina-Virginia Tech game will tip off at 8:30 p.m., tonight. Coverage begins at 7:30 p.m., on 102.3 FM.******