Sports

Hickory Crawdads infielder Travis Demeritte currently leads the South Atlantic League with 23 home runs this season, and as a result is among the finalists for the Joe Bauman Home Run Award, presented by Musco Sports Lighting.

Coaches and athletes from Blowing Rock’s ZAP Fitness/Reebok Running Center will be again offering “Wednesday evening” instructional clinics in preparation for the 15th annual Stick Boy Mayview Madness 5k (and Blue Ridge Pediatric 1 Mile Fun Run) to be held Saturday September 20th. This longstanding local event benefits the

Appalachian State University football conducted another outstanding practice in perfect weather conditions on Monday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Like Sunday, Appalachian

Tuesday is one of the most anticipated days of the year for Appalachian State football fans, as single-game tickets for all six 2014 home games at Kidd Brewer Stadium go on sale at 9 a.m. ET.

Following one of his poorest efforts of the season (five earned runs on six hits and two walks in four innings and he struck out two in a 5-0 loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates last Monday), Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants turned in a masterpiece on Sunday.