Sports

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Soccer Team is ranked No. 22 in the 2014 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II National Preseason Top 25 Poll. NSCAA is the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

The NCAA voted on Thursday to give the richest college conferences unprecedented freedom to make their own rules on matters such as stipends, scholarships and insurance for players.

Thursday was another much-anticipated day for Appalachian State University football, as it held its first two-a-day practices of the season at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

Fans that purchase tickets to Appalachian State University football home games at least 13 days prior to each game during the 2014 season will be entered in a drawing to win an exclusive Gameday

Appalachian State University women's track and field received an all-academic honor from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.