Appalachian State (

Location: Boone, N.C.

Rankings: No. 310 KenPom, NR AP

Record: 2-8

Carolina Series History (Last Meeting): Carolina leads 5-0 (UNC 97, Appalachian State 82, Dec. 17, 2011)

WEST HONORED BY WBT-TV....BOONE - As we reported on November 12, Watauga High junior football player Corey West was honored by WBT-TV for the "Catch of the Week" in the Pioneers final regular-season game against South Caldwell on November 6.

BOONE, N.C. - A second-half surge led the Appalachian State University women’s basketball team (3-6) to another impressive win on Sunday. The Mountaineers, who have won two straight, defeated Furman 92-78 in their final non-conference game of the season at the Holmes Center on Sunday afternoon.

WEST JEFFERSON, NC - Scott Grubb has stepped down as boy's basketball coach at Ashe County High School. Grubb announced his resignation last Friday, December 18.

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern Interim President Dr. Jean Bartels, Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein and the Georgia Southern Board of Regents announced Sunday evening that Tyson Summers has formally accepted an offer to become Georgia Southern’s head football coach. He will be officially introduced at a press conference on Dec. 26 in Statesboro, Georgia. Summers, who has ties to Statesboro from his time with the Eagles in 2006, has a coaching career that has spanned almost 15 years and seven schools.