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BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University football officially completed its class of 24 newcomers on Wednesday’s National Signing Day. The class of 23 includes two student-athletes that are already enrolled at Appalachian State and 22 that signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday to attend Appalachian in the fall.

ST. STEPHENS, NC - Former football coach Dick Vermeil once said, "that your character is tested when you're up against it."  Well, the Watauga High boy's basketball team was certainly tested Wednesday night.

Bears Split Season-Opening Doubleheader....Asheboro, N.C. - The Lenoir-Rhyne baseball team (1-1) opened the 2016 season with a doubleheader split with Barton (1-1) Tuesday afternoon at McCrary Park. The Bears won the first game by a 5-2 score while the Bulldogs took the nightcap, 6-1.

BOONE, N.C. — As Athlon Sports looks ahead to the 2016 season, it has high praise for Appalachian State University football.

MARSHALL, NC - The Avery High boy's basketball team won its 37 straight game in the Western Highlands 1A-2A Conference by blasting Madison 78-40 Tuesday night.