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Lees-McRae College junior Jordan Banta was tabbed to the Conference Carolinas 2014 Women’s Volleyball Academic All-Conference team, the league announced Monday afternoon.

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers claimed the top spot in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Coaches Poll this week. North Dakota State saw its reign at the top come to end along with its FCS-record 33-game winning streak, falling to then No. 20 Northern Iowa, 23-3, on Saturday.

Tyler Pennel of Zap Fitness Foundation in Blowing Rock, N.C., has been named to the US Chiba Ekiden Relay Team---set to compete on November 24 in Chiba, Japan.

Kickoff times for Appalachian State University football’s final two games of the 2014 season have been set, Appalachian State athletics and the Sun

Appalachian State University football quarterback Taylor Lamb (Calhoun, Ga./Calhoun) and place kicker/punter Bentlee Critcher (South Daytona, Fla./Warner Christian Academy) have been named the Sun Belt Conference’s Offensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively,