Sports

DALLAS —  For the second time in as many weeks, Appalachian State University football running back Marcus Cox (Dacula, Ga./Dacula) was named to a second preseason award watch list on Thursday, this time garnering recognition on the Doak Walker Award Watch List.

BOONE, N.C. – Kermit Smith, a 15-year head coaching veteran, has been named the 13th head baseball coach at Appalachian State University, director of athletics Doug Gillin announced on Thursday.

BOONE, N.C. — The High Country Grizzlies, a professional American Indoor Arena football team, hosted a kickoff press conference this morning at 10:30 a.m. at McKethan Brothers Barbecue in Boone.

Lamb Selected to Davey O’Brien Watch List....FORT WORTH, Texas —  Appalachian State University football junior quarterback Taylor Lamb (Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun) landed on the Davey O’ Brien Preseason Watch List on Thursday as one of the top-30 quarterbacks in the nation.

SAN MARCOS, Texas – Texas State head football coach Everett Withers announced Wednesday that associate head coach John Wiley has resigned his position with the school. Wiley, who also coached inside linebackers, joined Texas State’s staff last January.