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Appalachian State University men’s basketball’s Tommy Spagnolo has been granted a one-year extension by the NCAA and will be eligible to play for the Mountaineers during the 2014-15 campaign.

Lees-McRae men’s soccer coach Lee Squires is pleased to announce the Bobcats schedule for the 2014 season, the team announced Tuesday morning.

Two of last year’s Wells Fargo Cup champions repeated the feat. Cary Green Hope maintained its lead after winter sports to capture the Cup in the final 4-A standings for the fifth consecutive year. Waxhaw Marvin Ridge had a terrific year and took its first Cup title in the 3-A classification, while Carrboro was the Cup

Appalachian State University baseball’s Bradley Morton (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) has been named the Coastal Plain League Hitter of the Week, the CPL office announced on Monday.

The Atlanta Braves didn't waste any time signing their top draft pick, outfielder Braxton Davidson of Asheville-Roberson.