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Watauga High junior Jackson Earnhardt buried four trifectas in the third quarter as the Pioneers pulled away from South Caldwell in the Northwestern Conference opener for both teams; senior Taylor Lipford of the Pioneers nailed three three pointers in the third quarter of the girl's game as the Pioneers beat South Caldwell for the eighth consecutive time. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

The Appalachian State University football team had a good day Wednesday during the early National Signing Day, inking 17 players to National Letters, including two players, who flipped their original commitments; the App State wrestling team thumped Little Rock on the road Wednesday night; and the woe continue for the Tar Heels. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

Morganton-Freedom High quarterback Jayden Birchfield signed his National Letter of Intent with the U.S. Naval Academy, the Watauga High basketball teams open Northwestern Conference play with South Caldwell tonight. Coverage begins at 5 p.m., on WATA and goblueridge.net. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

The Watauga High basketball teams both came up short on Tuesday night at Mountain Heritage; WHS senior Anderson Castle is off to the Shrine Bowl on Saturday. He's the second Pioneer to appear in that game in three years; For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....