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There are reports that the University of Massachusetts may join the Sun Belt Conference as a football-only member.

That's what lie ahead for the winner of tonight's for the winner of tonight's match up between the Watauga High baseball team and South Mecklenburg. The winner of this second-round game (coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. on AM 1450, WATA and GoBlueridge.net) will travel to Providence (24-4) in the sectional finals

The race between Appalachian State University baseball and Furman for a first-round bye in next week’s Southern Conference Tournament will come down to the final day of the regular season after the clubs split a day-night doubleheader on Friday at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. Appalachian State won the

The Hickory Crawdads earned a split of their doubleheader Friday night against the Charleston RiverDogs Friday night. The 'Dads (18-22) dropped the opener 4-2 but bounced back to win the nightcap 3-0 to leave town with the series win.

Appalachian State University women’s soccer head coach Sarah Strickland announced the team’s schedule for the upcoming 2014 season on Friday.