Sports

15 Mountaineers Among Athlon’s Preseason Honorees....BOONE, N.C. —  Fifteen Appalachian State University football student-athletes are among Athlon’s 2016 preseason all-Sun Belt Conference honorees.

Watauga High softball coach Brad Isaacs has announced that there will be a softball camp at WHS, June 29-July 1.

HICKORY, NC - Memorable pennant races are supposed to be full of drama and suspense. After two walk-off wins at home in their recent home series, the Delmarva Shorebirds averted disaster in the ninth inning in a 6-4 series-opening win at Hickory on Thursday night at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Michael Oher signs contract extension....CHARLOTTE – Michael Oher, a stabilizing force at left tackle for the Panthers last season, has signed a three-year contract extension through the 2019 season.

June 16, 2016

Dear family, friends, colleagues and the entire Appalachian State community,

I recently made my team aware that I have been diagnosed with endometrial cancer. I have completed the surgical portion of my treatment and all of the clinically apparent cancer has been removed.