Sports

Keith ‘Mister’ Jennings has been named the Lees-McRae men’s basketball assistant coach, announced the Vice President Director of Athletics and Club

North Carolina sophomore Ryan Switzer has been selected to the 2014 All-Atlantic Coast Conference preseason team as a specialist. The team was selected to by the media attending the ACC Kickoff last Sunday at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C.

The Carolina Panthers, who will celebrate "Fan Fest" Friday in Charlotte, have announced that wide receiver DeAndre Presley will be placed on the Physically Unable to Perform List because stress fracture. Presley, who played at Appalachian State University, is in his third year of professional

The Hickory Crawdads continued their winning ways Thursday night. The 'Dads got a marvelous pitching performance from their bullpen and defeated the West Virginia Power 4-1 at L.P. Frans Stadium.

The Texas Rangers announced today that Hickory Crawdads RHP Jose Monegro has been promoted to the AA Frisco RoughRiders, becoming the eighth 'Dad this season to move up in the Rangers