Sports

While the official launch is not planned until the spring of 2015, preparations for Appalachian State's

Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants is sitting on top of the world these days. The Hickory,

Senior James Galvani has been a clutch player for the Lees MacRae College mens' soccer team. And he really stepped it up Thursday night.

In what resembled more of a track meet than a football game, the South Caldwell High junior-varsity football team tripped up the Pioneers 44-42, spoiling the Pioneers’ perfect campaign.

Frank Eaves (Greensboro, N.C./Page) hit a layup in traffic with 4.2 seconds to play and the Appalachian State University men’s basketball team pulled out a hard-