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Appalachian State University and the Town of Boone have teamed up to host several events in celebration of Appalachian State officially joining the Sun Belt Conference on Tuesday, July 1.

The Hickory Crawdads set a new franchise record with their 11th win in a row, but they had their anxious moments getting it done. The victory breaks the old mark of ten in a row set back in 2007. The 'Dads are now 23-8 over the last month, having won or split each of their last nine straight series dating back to May 10-13.

Appalachian State University football’s 2014 home opener versus Campbell on Sept. 6 will air live on ESPN3, the Sun Belt Conference announced on Tuesday. Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. at Kidd Brewer Stadium. ESPN3, ESPN’s online platform, is available in approximately 85 million

The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN announced today that 13 games at Sun Belt sites have been added to the ESPN3 schedule for the first three weeks of the season and two games have been added to air on ESPNews during that time.

Blair Hardin was named head coach and assistant athletic director at North Myrtle Beach High in South Carolina last Monday night. He inherits a football