Sports

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.

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.

App State Baseball Falls in Another Nail-Biter, 7-5....BOONE, N.C. — Four runs after Appalachian State University baseball appeared to get out of the top of the fifth inning proved to be the difference in a 7-5 loss to UT Arlington on Sunday afternoon at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.

BOONE - Monday was Caleb Bryson's lucky day. The Watauga High senior got his wish---he's going to be playing college basketball next season.

LAFAYETTE, La. – The Appalachian State University women's track team finished up the second day of the Sun Belt Conference Championships on Saturday with 50 team points and currently in third-place behind South Alabama (82).