Pioneers host Freedom, then take to the road
The biggest part of Watauga’s basketball season begins Friday. That’s when the Pioneers host rival Freedom in a Northwestern 4-A Conference showdown at Lentz-Eggers Gym.
To read more, please click here. Photo by Rob Moore
Bobcat cyclists capture title
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — For the second year in a row Lees-McRae has claimed the USA Collegiate Cyclo-Cross National Championship in a repeat performance of last year. Read more.
ASU begins key road trip
Though it’s certainly no time to panic, Appalachian State faces some sense of urgency when it takes to the road for its next three games. Read more.
January 2, 2008
Pioneers dump Starmount, win Classic
Ashlyn Baird drained four 3-point shots, which helped her score 18 points in Watauga’s 62-44 victory over Starmount in the finals of the Watauga Classic Friday at Lentz-Eggers Gym. To read more, please click here. Photo by Mark Mitchell
Third quarter dooms WHS in loss to Roanoke Catholic
In two of its last three games, Watauga has struggled in the third quarter. As it was in the Pioneers’ loss to Ashe County two weeks ago, it was fatal in their 62-53 loss to Roanoke Catholic in the Watauga Classic finals last Friday night. Read more.
Bucs hold off ASU rally
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Appalachian State can certainly enjoy the fact that it scored 49 points in the second half Sunday against East Tennessee State. Read more.
Around the area: DePaul buries Appalachian State
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Sam Ramirez connected on 7-of-11 field goals for 19 points, and Brittany Mixon matched a career high with 15 points. Read more.
December 31, 2007
The best of sports in 2007
Folks around the nation, state learned about the High Country
True history was made by those who played sports in Watauga County in 2007. This region caught plenty of attention, both state and national, after the games its athletes played in 2007. Fans from Michigan learned where Boone was located after a football game played on Sept. 1. The term three-peat was bantered around in December and one of Watauga’s best played in a football game that nobody from this county had played since 1980.
To read more, please click here. Photo by Keith Cline
Bolick finds success at CSU
CHARLESTON, S.C. — When Brittany Bolick, a 2005 graduate of Watauga High, made the trek from the mountains of Boone to the Lowcountry of Charleston to play soccer for Charleston Southern University, all she wanted was the chance to be a regular contributor to the team. Read more.
Pioneers’ rally trips Wildcats
Watauga boys basketball coach Rob Sanders had seen it before. His Pioneers, playing poorly, had fallen behind by eight points to West Stokes after holding a lead in the Watauga Classic first-round game.
WHS girls roll past W. Stokes
It took about a quarter, but Watauga’s girls’ basketball team did what a 4-A program is supposed to do to a team that has just six players show up for a game. Read more.