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The Hickory Crawdads nailed down their first winning home stand of the year by knocking off Kannapolis 8-1 Wednesday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. The Crawdads (25-26) combined solid pitching, defense and hitting in polishing off the Intimidators in their series finale.

Six student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play women's lacrosse in the spring of 2015, announced head coach Ray Cameron Wednesday afternoon.

The Lees-McRae Cycling program is honored to sponsor the BikeN2N event from May 28 to May 31.

Softball head coach Shae Wesley has been reassigned within Appalachian State University’s athletics department, Appalachian State athletics announced on Wednesday.

The Sun Belt Conference announced a number of its championship sites for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years on Wednesday morning.