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Sixth-ranked Coastal Carolina built a 28-3 lead in the third quarter and withstood a pair of 100-yard rushers by The Citadel in a 31-16 season-opening victory on Saturday at Johnson Hagood Stadium.

Two Catamounts matched or established school offensive single-game records on Saturday night, but it was not enough to eclipse the debut of South Florida running back Marlon Mack. The true freshman tailback rushed for 275 yards and four touchdowns as the Bulls came

Appalachian State University volleyball is 2-0 at the Appalachian Invitational after sweeping Tennessee Tech in three sets with scores of 25-18, 25-14 and 25-17.

It's really a shame the Hickory Crawdads are playing just for pride these days. They were eliminated from post-season competition eariler in the week. But instead of hanging their heads and sulking over it, the Crawdads have picked themselves up by winnin the first two games

Marquise Williams accounted for four touchdowns while Jeff Schoettmer returned an interception for a score during North Carolina's game-turning flurry, helping the No. 23 Tar Heels beat Liberty 56-29 on Saturday night.