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Tripp Kidd, the son of former Watauga High soccer coach Doug Kidd, and junior Colter Conway of WHS, are named All-State; the NCHSAA state playoff projections have been released by HSOT.com; the Tar Heels air at 6 p.m., tonight on 102.3 FM. For more on these stories, please click on the link below....

Los Angeles Lakes great and NBA Legend, Kobe Bryant, dies in a helicopter crash; Appalachian State University football has a new offensive coordinator; Morganton-Freedom High is looking for a new football coach; area and regional scores, and more sports headlines can be heard by clicking on the link below....

Cort Radford, who once coached at Watauga High, is the new football coach at Asheville High; WHS basketball airs at 5:30 p.m., tonight on WATA and goblueridge.net; For more on these stories, tonight's schedule and more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

Watauga High senior Brooke Byrd was at it again on Friday night. Following her stellar effort Wednesday night against East Surry, Byrd scored eight consecutive points Friday night ion the third quarter, and the Pioneers turned a two-point lead into a 10-point cushion and beat South Caldwell, picking up a key win in the Northwestern Conference. For more on this story, Akeem Davis-Gairther, the area scoreboard, and more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

The Watauga High girl's swimming team marched its way to another Northwestern Conference title Thursday night; the Appalachian State University wrestling team simply embarrassed Duke Thursday night. For more on these stories, the area scoreboard, and more sports headlines, please click on the link below....