Sports

Both of Appalachian State University’s soccer programs finished in exclusive company after the conclusion of the 2013-14 academic year, as announced

The Appalachian State University women’s soccer team received up post-season recognition as junior midfielder Merlin Beckwith (Rochester Hills,

New Hampshire claimed the top spot in the final regular season Football Coaches Subdivision (FCS) Coaches Poll. The Wildcats finished 10-1 this season and earned the No. 1 seed in the FCS Playoffs.

After recording the program’s first punt return for a touchdown in more than eight years, Appalachian State University football’s Bobo Beathard (Haymarket, Va./Battlefield) has been named both the Sun Belt Conference Special Teams Player of the Week and the College Football Performance

Former Watauga High distance runner Hannah Barbour really came into her own at the end of the cross country season this fall.