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Week Four Rankings Set Stage for Top 25 Clash on Sunday....BOONE, N.C. — For the second week in a row, Appalachian State University wrestling came in ranked No. 23 in the nation in the USA Today/NWCA Division I Wrestling Coaches Poll, while the Mountaineers also stayed steady at No. 21 in the InterMat rankings.

BOONE - The Watauga High girl's basketball team staged a furious second-half rally, but the Pioneers came up short in a 48-46 loss to Alexander Central in the season opener for both teams at Lentz-Eggers Gym.

LAHAINA, HAWAI'I—North Carolina has won the Maui Invitational three times, championships that were a springboard to two national titles and a trip to the Final Four.

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has notified the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Committee on Infractions of its acceptance of penalties for a rules violation committed by a former football assistant coach.

The Watauga High boy's and girl's basketball teams both took it on the chin Tuesday night against Alexander Central at Lentz-Eggers Gym....