Today is the future—the future of Appalachian State University athletics—the day they officially join the Sunbelt Conference, moving up in a number of ways.  The kick-off is 8 this morning with a special edition of Wakin’ Up Watauga to be held at the ASU Athletics Center.  They’re calling the event “Together We Rise,” so many folks will rise early and witness the new day for ASU sports—today.