Sports

A month before Appalachian State University football opens its 2014 campaign in nearby Ann Arbor versus Michigan, Detroit Lions' training camp was the epicenter of Appalachian State football outside of Boone on

Three Lees-McRae men’s lacrosse alum and two former coaches were represented by their respective countries in the recent FIL World Lacrosse Championships in Commerce City, Colo.

Travis Demeritte and Luis Marte backboned the Hickory Crawdads Tuesday night. Demeritte belted a grand slam in the first inning, Marte had a three-run double in the bottom of the third as the Crawdads (64-44 overall; 23-16, second half of the South Atlantic League season) blasted the Delmarva Shorebirds 10-4 at L.P. Frans

Former Appalachian State University baseball standout Will Callaway (Greenville, S.C./Eastside) has been named the starting third baseman for the South Division team in next Tuesday’s Northwest League All-Star Game.

Matt Duble has been named the Lees-McRae women’s basketball assistant coach, announced the Vice President Director of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail Tuesday afternoon.