Sports

The Hickory Crawdads had their franchise record, 12-game winning streak snapped by the Lakewood BlueClaws in a 3-1 loss Thursday night at FirstEnergy Park.

Ashe County High senior Cullen Ashley will play in the East-West Senior All-Star football game at Greensboro-Grimsley on Wednesday, July 23 at 8 p.m. at Jamison Stadium. Ashley is the first player from the High Country to play in the East-West game since 2012, when Alex Fox of Watauga and Alex Villanueva of Avery played

The Hickory Crawdads stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 12 games Wednesday night, as they knocked off Delmarva 5-3 at Arthur W. Purdue Stadium. The 'Dads completed the three-game sweep and now find themselves a season-high 11 games over .500.

Appalachian State University athletics announced on Thursday that a flex package has been added to the list of options for fans wishing to purchase

Appalachian State University and the Town of Boone have teamed up to host several events in celebration of Appalachian State officially joining the Sun Belt Conference on Tuesday, July 1.