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BOONE — People who play, volunteer or organize the Will Dicus Memorial Baseball Tournament are all in a holding pattern to find out if the fundraising event will take place.
RALEIGH — The chances of there being a spring prep sports season took a big hit on March 23 when the North Carolina High School Athletics Association announced that it was suspending prep athletics through May 18 because of the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
BOONE — The Mountain Valley Speedway sent a message via Facebook to its fans that open practice and inspection scheduled for March 21 has been canceled because of the COVID-19 outbreak.