BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State University volleyball head coach Matt Ginipro announced the hiring of Taylor Sherwin as an assistant coach on Friday.

App State Football Notebook: 2 Named to NFF Hampshire Society....BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Jesse Chapman (Cookeville, Tenn./Cookeville) and Malachi Jones (Roswell, Ga./Central Gwinnett) are two of 868 student-athletes from all levels of college football that have been named members of the National Football Foundation’s 2016 Hampshire Society.

BOONE, N.C. — Patrick Moriarty (Rockville, Md./Rockville) represented Appalachian State University men’s golf in Sun Belt All-Conference selections by being named to the All-Sun Belt Second Team, the league announced Thursday afternoon.

Crawdads Split Doubleheader in Rome....Rome, GA - The Hickory Crawdads split their doubleheader against the Rome Braves Thursday afternoon. The 'Dads dropped the first game 4-3 before bouncing back for a 6-0 win in game two at State Mutual Stadium.

Watauga High boy's tennis coach Taylor Kalister has announced that Ryan Trate will represent the Pioneers at the 4A Western Regional Championships Friday and Saturday at Ardrey Kelly High School in Charlotte, N.C.