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The Lees-McRae women’s soccer team will host nine matches during the 2014 slate, announced head coach Nick Whiting Wednesday afternoon. The three-time defending Conference Carolinas regular season champions look for the rare four-peat behind senior goalie Kaitlyn Briggs (Oviedo, Fla.). Whiting’s squad will consist of

There's one thing can say about Armanti Edwards---the guy knows how to survive. The former Appalachian State University All-America is alive and kicking and still searching for a spot on a National

Appalachian State University and the town of Boone celebrated Appalachian State’s first official day as a member of the Sun Belt Conference with a series of Sun Belt Day events on Tuesday. The day began with the Boone Chamber of Commerce’s Wake Up Watauga breakfast

Apparantly, the Hickory Crawdads want to spruce things up. And in turn, they nearly gave one away on Tuesday night. The Crawdads (52-30 overall; 11-2 in the second half of the South Atlantic League) blew a three-run eighth inning lead, but rallied to beat the West Virginia Power 11-6 at Appalachian Power Park.

It took extra time to decide Tuesday's Sweet 16 match between the United States and Belgium in Salvador, Brazil in the FIFA World Cup. Belgium prevailed 2-1. With the win, Belgium advances to the quarterfinals.