Sports

Cox Named Nation’s No. 25 RB by Sporting News....BOONE, N.C. — Sporting News has named Appalachian State University football senior Marcus Cox (Dacula, Ga./Dacula) as college football’s No. 25 running back going into the 2016 season.

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Lexington, KY - The Hickory Crawdads kicked off their week-long road trip with a display of power Monday night, as the 'Dads bats slugged two home runs and their pitching staff struck out 12 batters in an 8-2 win over the Lexington Legends at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

Volleyball’s 2016 Recruiting Class Recognized....CULVER CITY, Calif. - Appalachian State University volleyball’s 2016 freshmen recruiting class was named “High Honorable Mention” for the second consecutive season on Monday by PrepVolleyball.com (subscription required).

Justin Jackson To Return To Carolina For Junior Season....CHAPEL HILL—Justin Jackson, a rising junior and two-year starter on the University of North Carolina men’s basketball team, is withdrawing from the 2016 NBA Draft and will return to school to play for the Tar Heels in 2016-17.