BOONE — From the prep level to its youth teams, it’s no secret that Wilkes County is known for having outstanding softball teams.
BOONE — The Watauga Blue All-Star 12-under baseball team closed out the Will Dicus Memorial Baseball Tournament, at least at the Watauga Parks and Recreation Complex fields, with a 9-4 victory over Crosstrain, a team based in Wilkesboro, on June 23.
BOONE — The Equip 9-under baseball team took a 5-1 victory over the Lenoir Ravens June 23 at Watauga High School in the final round of the Will Dicus Memorial Baseball Tournament.
LENOIR — Watauga’s Legion Post 130 softball team struggled at the plate against Caldwell County Post 392’s pitching staff in a doubleheader played at Hibriten High School.
BOONE — Jerry Pearson of Blowing Rock traded the lead with Greg Brown of Mountain City, Tenn., several times to win the 25-lap Street Stock Feature at Mountain View Speedway June 15 before pulling off a last-lap pass for the win.
SANFORD — DeAndre Dingle-Prince, a defensive lineman from Lee County High School, announced on his Twitter account June 20 that he has verbally committed to play football at Appalachian State.
BOONE — The L-town Lightning jumped out to a 9-1 lead before cruising to a 10-4 win over the Watauga Blue All-Stars in the Will Dicus Memorial Tournament 12-under division on June 15.