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SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Giants are keeping their fingers crossed that it does happen, according to Bleacher Report. Their ace left hander injured his shoulder in a dirt bike accident on April 21. He's expected to miss six-to-eight weeks.

BOONE - The Watauga High girl's soccer team marched its way into the third round of the NCHSAA 4A State Playoffs Friday night by knocking off Greensboro-Grimsley at Jack Groce Stadium.

BOONE, N.C. – Due to inclement weather in the High Country on Friday, Appalachian State University baseball announced today that the first and second games of its series against South Alabama will be moved to a doubleheader on Saturday, May 13 beginning at 1 p.m. at Smith Stadium.

Cox Tries Out For Browns....The Cleveland Browns have invited 17 players to tryouts this weekend. Among those invited is former Appalachian State University running back Marcus Cox.