Sports

Appalachian State University field hockey midfielder Taylor Cimbalist (Virginia Beach, Va./First Colonial) has been named the NorPac conference co-rookie of the week on Wednesday after scoring her first

Appalachian State University volleyball defeated Gardner-Webb on Tuesday night after falling in the first set and coming back to win three-straight with scores of 19-25, 25-15, 28-26 and 25-22.

The decades long wait for NCAA Division I FBS football to come to Kidd Brewer Stadium ends on Saturday when Appalachian State University football hosts Campbell in the 2014 home opener. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.

The Watauga High volleyball team is off to a roaring start. The Pioneers (3-1), who were on a rollercoaster ride for most of last year, have found a level of consistency, at least so far.

Junior Vada Sherrill of Alexander Central High has been named the 2014 North Carolina Gatorade Softball Player of the Year. Sherrill is the second Alexander Central player to win the Gatorade Award.