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JOHNSON CITY, TN - Former Pioneer, Kim Robinson, who is currently a senior at Milligan College was named the Appalachian Athletic Conference Player of the week on May 18.

BOONE - Watauga High senior Case Taylor becomes the third member of the baseball team to play college athletics next fall.

David Lee announced his resignation on Tuesday as baseball coach at Watauga High School. The coach sat down with us and talked about it Friday morning on WATA Radio....

Sixteen members of the App State football team were named preseason all-Sun Belt Conference by Athlon Sports. Among those selected were: (first team) Jalin Moore, Beau Nunn, Colby Gossett, Tee Sims, Eric Boggs, Latrell Gibbs, Clifton Duck, Victor Johnson, (second team) A.J. Howard, Michael Rubino, Shaedon Meadows, Taylor Lamb, Terrance Upshaw, Myquan Stout, Devean Stringer, and Darrynton Evans.

The Apps open the season at Georgia on September 2. The game will be televised on ESPN beginning at 6:15 p.m. The Bulldogs are listed as early 11-point favorites.

CHAPEL HILL - University of North Carolina head football coach Larry Fedora's contract was formally approved Thursday by the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees, officially extending his deal though the 2022 season.