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BOONE — App State and Charlotte announced Wednesday that they have agreed to add two more games to their upcoming series with the first matchup now scheduled for Sept. 12, 2020 in Boone and an additional game in Charlotte on a 2030 date to be announced.

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The North Carolina Athletic Association Board of Directors agreed on Tuesday night to an amended schedule for the 2020-21 school year. NCHSAA Commissioner Que Tucker made the announcement to the public on Wednesday afternoon.

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced last Thursday that the start of the 2020-21 high school sports season has been delayed further.

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns canceling the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors throughout the summer.

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced Thursday morning that the start of the 2020-21 high school sports season has been delayed further.

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns canceling the remainder of the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors…

The Wilkes Yellow Jackets football teams are currently holding signups for the 2020 season.

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With two wins in his pocket heading into Sunday’s Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Brad Keselowski was already in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, but it was this third win of 2020 that came in the sort of dominating style the championship contender hoped would show…

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted last Thursday, July 23, to provide Phase Two guidance to member schools regarding summer conditioning and workout activities.  

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns canceling the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors throughout the summer.

This is the tenth article in a weekly series highlighting big local sports’ anniversaries, given the current down time for local sports. Readers are encouraged to share any of their memories from local sports this time of year by emailing wjpsports@wilkes.net. Photos would be appreciated too…

On the heels of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s announcement to reopen schools, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association and its board of directors announced on July 15 that the start of the Fall 2020 sports season would be delayed.

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns canceling the remainder of the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors…

This is the ninth article in a weekly series highlighting big local sports’ anniversaries, given the current down time for local sports. Readers are encouraged to share any of their memories from local sports this time of year — namely May, June and July — by emailing wjpsports@wilkes.net. P…

Austin Dillon held a hard-charging field off three times on restarts in the closing laps to earn his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the 2020 season in Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

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On the heels of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s announcement to reopen schools, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association and its board of directors announced early Wednesday afternoon that the start of the Fall 2020 sports season has been delayed.

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Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns canceling the remainder of the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors…

This is the eighth article in a weekly series highlighting big local sports’ anniversaries, given the current down time for local sports. Readers are encouraged to share any of their memories from local sports this time of year — namely May, June and July — by emailing wjpsports@wilkes.net. …

The Wilkes County Recreation Department Fall soccer will be holding registrations for fall soccer.

The wait was over in more ways than one for Wilkes County high school athletics on Monday morning.

This is the seventh article in a weekly series highlighting big local sports’ anniversaries, given the current down time for local sports. Readers are encouraged to share any of their memories from local sports this time of year — namely May, June and July — by emailing wjpsports@wilkes.net.…

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns canceling the remainder of the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors…

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns canceling the remainder of the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors…

GREENSBORO — John Swofford, the longest-tenured commissioner in the 67-year history of the Atlantic Coast Conference, announced last week that the 2020-21 athletic year will be the last of his 24 years of service. Swofford will continue in the commissioner’s chair until his successor is inst…

This is the fifth article in a weekly series highlighting big local sports’ anniversaries, given the current down time for local sports. Readers are encouraged to share any of their memories from local sports this time of year — namely May, June and July — by emailing wjpsports@wilkes.net. P…

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns cancelling the majority of the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors…

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On an unseasonably warm June weekend in 2010, West Wilkes faced Dixon in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 1A baseball state championship series at Five County Stadium in Zebulon. East of Raleigh, the stadium, home of the Carolina Mudcats, sits hard by U.S. 264 and cl…

As Eathan Roten walks out the doors of Millers Creek Christian School, he picked up one last impressive athletic honor.

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 concerns canceling the remainder of the high school sports spring seasons, the Wilkes Journal-Patriot reached out to coaches and athletic directors to have their senior spring sports athletes to fill out this form. We’ll be recognizing spring sports seniors…

This is the fifth article in a weekly series highlighting big local sports’ anniversaries, given the current down time for local sports. Readers are encouraged to share any of their memories from local sports this time of year — namely May, June and July — by emailing wjpsports@wilkes.net. P…

An event that began with a massive show of support for Bubba Wallace ended with one of Wallace’s best friends, Ryan Blaney, celebrating in Victory Lane for the second straight race at Talladega Superspeedway.

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association recently announced that this past Monday would be the end of the COVID-19 dead period and schools would be allowed to start summer workouts.

While penning last week’s column about minor league baseball and its struggles for last week’s print edition (which also ran in the previous Friday’s e-Edition), I had mentioned working with the Asheville Tourists for a couple of summers.

This is the fourth article in a weekly series highlighting big local sports’ anniversaries, given the current down time for local sports. Readers are encouraged to share any of their memories from local sports this time of year — namely May, June and July — by emailing wjpsports@wilkes.net. …