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Appalachian State University athletics announced on Thursday that a flex package has been added to the list of options for fans wishing to purchase

The Hickory Crawdads stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 12 games Wednesday night, as they knocked off Delmarva 5-3 at Arthur W. Purdue Stadium. The 'Dads completed the three-game sweep and now find themselves a season-high 11 games over .500.

The Hickory Crawdads set a new franchise record with their 11th win in a row, but they had their anxious moments getting it done. The victory breaks the old mark of ten in a row set back in 2007. The 'Dads are now 23-8 over the last month, having won or split each of their last nine straight series dating back to May 10-13.

Appalachian State University and the Town of Boone have teamed up to host several events in celebration of Appalachian State officially joining the Sun Belt Conference on Tuesday, July 1.

The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN announced today that 13 games at Sun Belt sites have been added to the ESPN3 schedule for the first three weeks of the season and two games have been added to air on ESPNews during that time.