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Kellin Deglan got Hickory's seven-game homestand off on the right foot with a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning that carried the Crawdads to a 3-2 win against the West Virginia Power Wednesday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. It was Deglan's 15th home run of the season.

Appalachian State University women’s golf will play in five tournaments this fall, head coach Heather Brown announced on Wednesday.

Josh Wineberg, a junior from West Jefferson, N.C., was among nine Western Carolina University players to earn preseason all-Southern Conference honors on Wednesday in Spartanburg, S.C., on Media Day.

The woes contine for San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin. He's been suspended 25-game without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine, which is in violation of Major League Baseball’s

Goalkeeper Quay Mills of Freedom made six saves and Erin Settle of Mooresvlle had a goal and an assist as the West girls defeated the East 4-1 Tuesday night in the North Carolina Coaches Association East-