Hickory, NC - The woes continue for the Hickory Crawdads. The Crawdads, mired in a huge tailspin, dropped their fifth consecutive game Friday night as the visiting Delmarva Shorebirds plated all of their runs on a pair of home runs in a 4-1 win at L.P. Frans Stadium.

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.

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.

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.