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Rebekah Farthing and Brooke Byrd have been a tremendous one-two punch for the Watauga High volleyball team the last two years. On Thursday night, those two led WHS to a three-game sweep over Cox Mill at Lentz-Eggers Gym. The Appalachian State University football team wasn't as fortunate against Georgia Southern, and the WHS football team has a huge showdown with Freedom tonight in Morganton. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

BOONE, N.C. — A windy and spooky Halloween night included plenty of rain, flurries of snow and a rare home setback for App State.

The honors keep rolling in for former Watauga High volleyball player Emma Clark, the Appalachian State University football team hosts one of its biggest rivals tonight, the WHS volleyball team entertains Cox Mill in the third-round of the state playoffs. For more on these stories, and more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

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The Pioneers take on Freedom in a huge first-place showdown Friday night in Morganton. A win, and the Pioneers defend their Northwestern Conference title, and they also nail down the No. 1 seed in the conference going into the state playoffs. WHS coach Ryan Habich talks about Fridsay night's match up on GBR....