Sports

Charlotte, N.C. – Clare Gaeng has accepted the position as Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach at Queens University of Charlotte this morning. Gaeng has been the Bears’ mentor for the past two seasons (2015-16).

Jones Named Summer League MVP....LAS VEGAS Former Duke star and current Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones was named MVP of the 2016 Samsung NBA Summer League on Sunday night after scoring 29 points in a semifinal win to send the team to Monday’s championship game against Chicago.

Switzer Named To Hornung Award Watch List....Louisville, KY.  — North Carolina senior wide receiver/punt returner Ryan Switzer has been named to the Paul Hornung Award Watch List, announced Friday by The Louisville Sports Commission.  The award is presented by Texas Roadhouse.

Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads July 16th game against the West Virginia Power has been postponed due to rain. The two teams will make up the contest with a doubleheader on Sunday, July 17th, starting at 3:00 pm at L.P. Frans Stadium. Only one ticket is needed to see both 7-inning games.

Men’s Golf Announces 2016-17 Schedule....BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University head men’s golf coach Bill Dicusreleased the 2016-17 schedule on Friday. The Mountaineers will participate in four tournaments in the fall before competing in six spring events.