WEST JEFFERSON, NC - The Ashe County High football team dropped a 26-24 decision to West Caldwell Friday night in the opening round of the NCHSAA 2AA State Playoffs.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Kennedy Meeks had a career-high 25 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 1 North Carolina launch a season of lofty expectations with a 91-67 win over Temple on Friday night.

Volleyball Drops Season Finale at Little Rock....LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Appalachian State University volleyball team ended the regular season with a 3-1 (21-25, 29-27, 24-26, 21-25) loss at Little Rock on Friday night. Despite the loss, Appalachian will be the No. 2 seed at the Sun Belt Conference tournament.

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Faces Long-Time Rival Catawba In The Regular Season Finale....Salisbury, N.C. - The Lenoir-Rhyne football team (6-4, 3-3) will visit Catawba (8-2, 5-1) in its regular season finale Saturday in a South Atlantic Conference game at Shuford Stadium. The kickoff time is set for 1:30 p.m.

BOONE - The Watauga High football team was denied its first postseason win four years in Friday night. The contest resembled a heavyweight fight.