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ROME-The Hickory Crawdads began the second half of the South Atlantic League season in much the same way that they ended the first half by pulling out another win. The Crawdads (42-28; 1-0) won their 16th game in 17 tries by knocking off the Rome Braves 8-3 Thursday night at State Mutual Stadium.

Appalachian State University obtained 34 student-athletes on the 2014 spring All-Conference list, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.

The Hickory Crawdads are auctioning off the authentic, game worn jerseys from this year's South Atlantic League All-Star Game in Hickory. Jerseys from both the Northern and Southern Division players

Bill Peters is finally a head coach in the National Hockey League. Peters has been named the new head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes. Peters becomes the 13th coach in team history and the fourth since the

Appalachian State University had 227 student-athletes named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll for the 2013-14 academic year, as announced by the league office on Thursday.