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BOONE - Despite last Friday night's disappointing loss at Lenior-Hibriten, the Watauga High football team still has a shot of winning, or at the least earning a share of the Northwestern 3A-4A Conference title.

Shabazz Named to Sun Belt Preseason Third Team....NEW ORLEANS –– Appalachian State University men’s basketball sophomore guard Ronshad Shabazz (Raleigh, N.C./Huntington Prep (W.V.)) earned third-team all-Sun Belt honors, as voted on by the conference’s 12 head coaches and released by the league office on Wednesday morning.

HUDSON, NC - If you were expecting a letdown following last week's conference-clinching win against Hickory, well, you were wrong.

Story Recognized by Sun Belt, Apps Picked Eighth....BOONE, N.C. - Appalachian State University women’s basketball junior guard Madi Story (Maiden, N.C./Bandys) was named to the All-Sun Belt Preseason Second Team on Tuesday, while the Mountaineers were selected eighth in the preseason poll, the league office announced. 

Veteran Quarterback Highlights First Steelhawks 2017 Signings....Allentown, PA  - With the Arena Developmental League's free agent signing period underway, the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks are excited to announce that veteran quarterback, Warren Smith Jr. (Maine, 6'0, 200) will be in the 'Hawks Black and Vegas gold for the 2017 season.