Three High Country Distance Runners to Compete in Olympic Trials....Three High Country distance runners will toe the line at the US Olympic Track & Field Trials in Eugene, OR in the coming days, all intent on punching their tickets to the Rio Olympic Games in August.
'Dads Earn Split with Columbia....Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads emerged from a two-game slate on Tuesday with a win and a loss, as the 'Dads defeated the visiting Columbia Fireflies 4-1 in the completion of Monday's suspended game before dropping a slugfest in the second contest by a final score of 10-9 at L.P. Frans Stadium.
App State Athletics Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class....BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University athletics unveiled its 2016 Hall of Fame class on Tuesday, June 28. Football teammatesKerry Brown (2004-07) and Julian Rauch (2004-07), baseball star Randy Ingram (1975-78), wrestling letterwinner and head coach Paul Mance (student-athlete - 1966-69; head coach - 1976-2009) and cheerleader Lori Ransome Harper (1985-89), have been selected for induction to the Appalachian State Athletics Hall of Fame this fall. Additionally, longtime “Voice of the Mountaineers” David Jackson has been selected as the Appalachian State Former Athletes Association’s Special Service Award winner.