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The Panthers overcame a slow start to secure their first win of the preseason, a 28-16 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night at Bank of America Stadium.

The Watuaga High boys' and girls' cross country teams kicked off the 2014 season Saturday bh hosting the Pioneer Clash of the Classes. The WHS girls picked up a gold medal, a silver medal and they had 18 top 20 finishers. Leading the way was senior Kathleen Mansure, who was WHS' only state qualifier last fall (she finished in

Appalachian State University women’s soccer played its final game of the preseason on Saturday afternoon.The Mountaineers tied the Panthers of High Point, 1-1. The Apps and Panthers played three, 30 minute periods on Saturday.

The Hickory Crawdads finally broke out of their offensive slump and defeated the Delmarva Shorebirds 6-2 Saturday night at L..P Frans Stadium. The 'Dads pounded out 15 hits, including two home runs, en route to snapping their six-game losing streak in front of a season-best crowd of 5,263.

With just two weeks to go until the much-anticipated season opener at Michigan, Appalachian State University football held what will likely be its final intrasquad scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium.