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SoCon Wraps Up On Media Day

The Southern Conference held its annual football media day Wednesday at the Spartanburg Marriott. Local, regional and national media were on hand to speak with SoCon players and coaches on the upcoming season. After a word from SoCon John Iamarino at the kickoff luncheon, players and coaches took questions live via Full Story

Londry-Jackson Named Preseason Player of Year

The Southern Conference’s coaches tabbed Appalachian State University quarterback Jamal Londry-Jackson (Atlanta, Ga./North Atlanta) as the conference’s preseason Offensive Player of the Year, the SoCon office announced on Wednesday at the league’s annual football media day. Londry-Jackson was a first-team all-conference Full Story

SoCon Media Choose Eagles as Preseason Favorites

Georgia Southern has been selected the Southern Conference’s preseason football favorite in balloting conducted by the league’s media. Full Story

Londry-Jackson Named SoCon Player Of Year

Appalachian State senior quarterback Jamal Londry-Jackson has been named the Southern Conference Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while Chattanooga’s Davis Tull Full Story

SoCon Football Coaches Pick Georgia Southern

The Georgia Southern Eagles have been picked first in preseason polling conducted by the Southern Conference’s head football coaches.  The Eagles, who earned six of nine first-place votes, earned a share of the 2012 league title with a record of 6-2 and advanced to the FCS semifinals.  It is the second consecutive year they Full Story

Jones Remains Red Hot

Ryder Jones resembles the blistering heat in Arizona these days. The former

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Harper Names Williams QB Coach

Fred T. Foard football coach Tom Harper added a new face to his coaching staff on Tuesday. He named Scott Williams the Tigers new quarterback coach.

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Wilkes Girls Advance To Regionals

The 12-and-under Wilkes County All-Stars breezed through the state tournament last week with a 3-0 record against North Carolina’s best.  Up next, the Southeast Regional in  Warner Robins, Ga.

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East Girls Tie, East Boys Win

The North Carolina Coaches Association East-West Senior All-Star Games took center stage Tuesday night at UNC-Greensboro. The East girls, thanks to an unassisted goal by Nancy Kirk of Jack Britt at the

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Price Named Championships Coordinator

Alexandria Price has been named the Sun Belt Conference’s Championships Coordinator as announced today by conference commissioner Karl Benson. Full Story

Head Joins Cape Cod League

Appalachian State University infielder William Head (Asheville, N.C./Asheville) has joined the Chatham Anglers of the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League for the final two weeks of the regular season. Full Story

'Dads Dropped Sixth Straight

The Hickory Crawdads ended their 7-game home stand Tuesday night but were unable to end their recent slide, as the 'Dads fell to the Charleston RiverDogs 5-1 for their 6th straight loss. The Full Story

Regional Players Named Preseason All-State

Rising Freedom senior Khris Gardin was selected to the preseason Class 3A all-state team. Listed on the squad as a kick/punt returner on the 32-member squad, Gardin became the first FHS wide Full Story

East Prevails In DH Sweep Of West

The East All-Stars captured both ends of Monday night's North Carolina Coaches Association East-West Senior All-Star basketball games at the Greensboro Coliseum. The East girls, led  by Most Valuable Player,

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Talansky, Bookwalter Highlight Tour de France

Former Lees-McRae College standouts Brent Bookwalter '06 (BMC Racing) and Andrew Talansky (Garmin-Sharp) capped the 100th Tour de France in style on Sunday, sprinting to the finish on the Full Story

Riverdogs Overpower Crawdads, 8-4

The Hickory Crawdads hit their record-tying 135th home run of the season Monday night but it wasn't enough, as the visiting Charleston RiverDogs hit three long balls of their own in the 'Dads 8-4 loss at Full Story

'Dads Ace Edwards Dealt To Cubs

Hickory Crawdads RHP C.J. Edwards was traded by the Texas Rangers to the Chicago Cubs Monday as part of a three-player package that brought Cubs RHP Matt Garza to Texas. 2011 'Dad Justin Grimm was also a Full Story

Vols Claim No. 1 Recruiting Class

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones should be considered the offseason Coach of the Year for the job he has done with the 2014 recruiting class. For the first time in what seems like forever, the Volunteers are no longer looking up to the rest of their SEC peers. In fact, many respectable recruiting sites have them sitting at the top Full Story


Tennessee head coach Butch Jones will visit ESPN’s Bristol, Conn., headquarters on Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. E.T. to discuss the Vols and the upcoming college football season. During the ‘Car Wash,’ Jones will appear across multiple ESPN programs and platforms. Outlets include College Football Live, SportsCenter, College

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