Sports

ASHEVILLE - David Burdette has been named the new football coach at Asheville High. Burdette, who graduated from Asheville in 1988, replaces Danny Wilkins, who retired in last November.

App State aseball Edged by UTA in Series Opener, 4-3....BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University baseball scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning but was kept off the board the rest of the way in a 4-3 loss to UT Arlington on Friday evening at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.

NEWTON -- Fred T. Foard High will have a new football coach patroling the sidelines this fall.

Alvin Gentry Inducted into BGCA Hall of Fame....NEW ORLEANS – In honor of his lifetime involvement, Appalachian State University men’s basketball alumnus and current New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry was inducted into the Boys & Girls Club Hall of Fame on Wednesday night.

App State Surpasses 2015 Football Season-Ticket Mark....BOONE, N.C. — With four months to go before the Sept. 10 home opener versus Old Dominion, Appalachian State University has already surpassed the number of full football season tickets that it sold in 2015, assistant athletics director for ticket operations Teresa Eggers announced on Thursday.