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What's that old cliche, "if it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have any luck at all." That best describes the Hickory Crawdads and their recent slide. For the second night in a row, the Crawdads (70-51 overall; 29-23, second half of the South Atlantic League season) outhit the Charleston RiverDogs (60-62; 27-25), but they also

For the first time since Saturday, Appalachian State University football strapped on full pads for Tuesday’s practice at Kidd Brewer Stadium. After a 128-play intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday and an off day on Sunday, the Mountaineers practiced twice on Monday but did not wear full pads

After a grueling first week of fall camp, capped by Saturday’s 128-play scrimmage, Appalachian State University football eased into its second full week of practice with two relatively light sessions on Monday at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

The Hickory Crawdads displayed an aggressive attitude at the plate Monday night. The Crawdads pounded out nine hits and they also had 11 base runners. But they only scored twice in a 5-2 loss at Charleston against the RiverDogs at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park.

Appalachian State University football’s annual Fan Fest is set for Saturday, Aug. 16 at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Fan Fest begins at 5 p.m. with an EXCLUSIVE half-hour window for members of the Junior Mountaineer Kids Club and their parents to