Sports

Appalachian State University wrestling head coach JohnMark Bentley announced his team’s schedule for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday, highlighted by seven home meets and an intense non-conference schedule.

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team, the four-time defending league regular season champions, was voted second in the 2014 South Atlantic Conference Preseason Coaches Poll.

A stellar pitching performance and some timely hitting by Luis Marte, Hickory's ninth-place hitter, handed the Crawdads a 2-1 win at Augusta Tuesday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

Former Hickory High boys' basketball coach Shawn Johnson had his bond revoked on Monday because court officials said Johnson violated the court orders when he attended multiple recreational events

Tight end Collin Reed (Inman, S.C./Boiling Springs) has officially become the first member of Appalachian State University football’s 2015 class of newcomers, head coach Scott Satterfield announced on Thursday.