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The Appalachian State University field hockey team dropped its first conference match of the season 6-1 to the University of Pacific on Friday at the Chase Astroturf Field in Hanover, N.H.

The Appalachian State University volleyball team made it five straight Friday afternoon with a 3-1 win against Cincinnati in their first match of the of the Lousiville Active Ankle Challenge. App State (5-0) defeated the Bearcats by scores of 25-23, 26-28, 25-17 and 25-18.

Commissioner Davis Whitfield of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association confirmed today that the eight NCHSAA football championship games for the 2014 season will be played at just two

For the first time since last year's NCAA Division II National Championship game, the Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team returns to the field. The Bears host Point University on Saturday at Moretz Stadium with a kickoff time set for 7:00 p.m. Coverage begins at 6 p.m., on KICKS 103.3 FM.

James Galvani kicked off his senior campaign in thrilling fashion when he drilled home a header with 11 seconds remaining in regulation to break a scoreless tie to propel the Lees-McRae men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory against Catawba Thursday evening at Frock Field in Salisbury, N.C.