WHS SWIMMING OPENS SEASON....The Watauga High boy's and girl's swimming teams officially opened their respective seasons on Tuesday.

BOONE, N.C. - It was definitely a night to remember for a very young Appalachian State University women's basketball team searching for an identity. First off, Mia Marshall (Lilburn, Ga./Lilburn) stepped up her game and reistered her first-career double-double, Joi Jones poured in 16 points, Keke Cooper poured in 10, and App State's smothering defense held East Tennessee State to just 28 percent shooting in a 70-52 whipping at the Holmes Center Thursday night.

BOONE, N.C. — Twenty-six home games, road contests at South Carolina and Tennessee and an early-season neutral-site matchup versus defending national champion Virginia highlight Appalachian State University baseball’s 2016 schedule, head coach Billy Jones announced on Thursday.

Manheim, Pa. - For the second straight year, Lenoir-Rhyne University's Joe Ray has been named a finalist for the Gene Upshaw Award. The honor is given annually to the top lineman in NCAA Division II.

STATESBORO, Ga. – In a year that Appalachian State University volleyball won 20 games overall and finished second in the Sun Belt Conference with a 13-3 mark, four Mountaineers earned all-conference honors, including Jess Keller (Swarthmore, Pa./Strath Haven) being named the Offensive Student-Athlete of the Year.