Baseball Rams, Sugar Jets Reach Round Three

Buncombe County has a baseball team and softball squad striving convincingly for state titles, both as top seeds in the West Region.

‘Special K’ Karlyn is Pulverizing SEC Bats

Freshman standout pitcher for the Tennessee Volunteers, Weaverville native Karlyn Pickens, is dominating the Southeastern Conference with a string of wins and shutouts.

Black Hawks Play for State Softball Title

North Buncombe is playing for a state softball title for the first time ever.

Final Four Rams at Home Thursday Night

T.C. Roberson exploded on offense twice more last week to put away playoff foes. They host a baseball regional finals game Thursday, March 26.

Baseball Falcons Fly Into Round Three

There is a bright omen for West baseball. The Falcons beat Asheboro in round two — just as they did 30 years ago, on their way to winning the 3A state title.

Baseball Cougars Win MAC, TC Gets Payback

Asheville Cougars won the MAC in baseball by defeating Roberson. But the Rams tuned up for playoffs by beating the Cougars two days later.

TCR, NB Win Three Mound Rounds

Two Buncombe County teams reached week two of playoffs.

Cougars On Prowl in MAC Baseball

Two MAC teams are already separating themselves from their Buncombe baseball brethren.

Catcher Cody Kirkpatrick Signs to UVA at Wise

Standing in a smart suit and a pristine ball cap from the University of Virginia was North Buncombe High’s Cody Kirkpatrick after signing to play baseball.