Sports

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Softball Team placed a statewide-high five players on the 2014 NCCSIA College Division All-State First and Second Teams. NCCSIA is the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association.

Jaylan Barbour, a true freshman ranked among the nation’s top 100 wide receivers in the high-school class of 2014, has enrolled at Appalachian State University and joined the Mountaineers’ football program. Barbour, a 5-10, 165-pounder from Monroe, N.C., signed a National Letter

There's one thing can say about Armanti Edwards---the guy knows how to survive. The former Appalachian State University All-America is alive and kicking and still searching for a spot on a National

The Lees-McRae women’s soccer team will host nine matches during the 2014 slate, announced head coach Nick Whiting Wednesday afternoon. The three-time defending Conference Carolinas regular season champions look for the rare four-peat behind senior goalie Kaitlyn Briggs (Oviedo, Fla.). Whiting’s squad will consist of

Apparantly, the Hickory Crawdads want to spruce things up. And in turn, they nearly gave one away on Tuesday night. The Crawdads (52-30 overall; 11-2 in the second half of the South Atlantic League) blew a three-run eighth inning lead, but rallied to beat the West Virginia Power 11-6 at Appalachian Power Park.