Sports

Gabe Logan of the Freedom High boys' basketball team was the only Burke County basketball player to be named to the all-state team by NCPreps.com.

And it wasn't what Watauga High girls' soccer coach Brittany Bolick expected.

A busy week for Appalachian State University men’s basketball included not only the hiring of Jim Fox as the school’s 16th head coach, but also marked the next stage in Michael Obacha’s (Edo State, Nigeria/High Point Christian) journey to bring shoes to impoverished children in Nigeria.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team (14-28, 8-18) won its third straight game for the first time this season in a 13-3 victory over Mars Hill (16-24, 9-13) Friday night in a South Atlantic Conference contest at Bears Field.

Appalachian State University baseball banged out double-digit hits for the sixth-straight game but the Mountaineers left the bases loaded twice and never led in an 8-2 loss to The Citadel on Friday night at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.