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BOONE, N.C. —  Appalachian State University football quarterback Taylor Lamb (Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun) was named to his third preseason award watch list on Monday, as he landed on the 2016 Manning Award Watch Poll. 

Hickory, NC - Connor McKay took matters into his own hands on Sunday night. He belted two home runs as the Hickory Crawdads snapped their six-game losing streak with a 6-1 win over the Rome Braves at L.P. Frans Stadium.

HEAD COACH: RYAN HABICH
FOURTH SEASON
RECORD: 24-12 AT WHS; 74-26 OVERALL
2015: WHS WAS 8-4 LAST SEASON AND LOST TO SOUTHWEST GUILFORD 42-39 IN
TRIPLE OT IN THE OPENING-ROUND OF THE STATE PLAYOFFS.
WHS PRODUCED THE HIGHEST SCORING TEAM IN SCHOOL HISTORY, AVERAGING
37.5 POINTS A GAME LAST SEASON.

Altmann Goes Deep in 'Dads 7-2 Defeat....Hickory, NC - Josh Altmann kept his hot bat rolling Saturday night with his second home run in as many nights, but his two-run blast proved to be the 'Dads only runs of the night as Hickory lost their sixth straight game in a 7-2 setbacl against the Rome Braves at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Solo HRs Not Enough as 'Dads Fall in 10....Hickory, NC - The Hickory
Crawdads suffered their fifth consecutive loss Friday night. They
dropped a 3-2 decision 10 innings to the Rome Braves at L.P. Frans
Stadium.