Sports

Zeke Beam Named Associate A.D. for Communications....BOONE, N.C. — Zeke Beam has been named associate athletics director for strategic communications at Appalachian State University, announced by director of athletics Doug Gillin on Monday. This position has recently been elevated and the department of Sports Information has been renamed as Strategic Communications.

The Watauga High athletic department has announced that the WHS junior varsity football game at Avery County scheduled for September 1 has been moved to August 31 at 7 p.m. The WHS JV team will open the season at Ashe County on Thursday, August 25.

App State Football Fall Camp: August 1....BOONE, N.C.  -  The pads were out on a perfect sunny day for the third practice of Appalachian State University football fall camp at Kidd Brewer Stadium Monday afternoon. 

BOONE, N.C. – With kickoff in Knoxville against the Tennessee Volunteers and the beginning of the 2016 Appalachian State University football season less than a month away, the Appalachian Alumni Association invites you to enjoy pre-game festivities at the University of Tennessee on September 1

Hickory, NC - The Texas Rangers, MLB parent club of the Hickory Crawdads, have announced that the club has acquired catcher Jonathan Lucroy and right-handed pitcher Jeremy Jeffress from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for former Crawdads outfielder Lewis Brinson, right-handed pitcher Luis Ortiz, and a player to be named later.