Sports

The Appalachian State University volleyball team improved to 15-2 on Sunday, sweeping Troy in three sets, 25-11, 25-18, 25-17. The Mountaineers

The Ashe County High football team defeated Wilkes Central 56-25 Saturday night in Moravian Falls, N.C.

The Tusculum Volleyball Team (8-8, 7-1) ran its winning streak to seven matches and moved into second place in the South Atlantic Conference standings with a 3-0 win over Lenoir-Rhyne (11-5, 5-4) Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.

Tyler Pennel made a huge name for himself on Sunday morning. The Zap Fitness Foundation /Reebok runner and Blowing Rock, N.C., resident won

Appalachian State University football fell into a 20-0 hole less than 19 minutes into the game and never recovered in a 47-21 loss to South Alabama on Saturday evening at Kidd Brewer Stadium.