Sports

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

Talk about a diamond in the rough. Luis Ortiz, who joined the Hickory Crawdads pitchers on Wednesday, had a marvelous debut with his new team, Ortiz teamed up with Tyler Smith, and that duo handcuffed Kannapolis in a 2-1 Hickory (67-48 overall; 26-20, second half of the South Atlantic League season) win at CMC-Northeast

Tickets earmarked for Appalachian State University students to attend Appalachian’s Aug. 30 football season opener at Michigan will go on sale on Monday, Aug. 18 at 9 a.m. at the Kidd Brewer Stadium Ticket Plaza (located on

Appalachian State University football closed Wednesday’s sixth practice of the season with a 79-play scrimmage at Kidd Brewer Stadium. The vast majority of Wednesday’s scrimmage featured Appalachian State’s offense

Five student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae and play men’s basketball in the 2014-15 season, announced head coach Steve Hardin Wednesday afternoon.