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Watauga County Middle School Athletic Director Jim Godwin has released the dates for the middle school basketball tournament.

The Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA) named former Appalachian State University punter Sam Martin to its 2013 National Football League all-rookie team on Wednesday.

Maryah Sydnor, a basketball player at Appalachian State, has been named the North Carolina Education Lottery Student-Athlete of the Week for Jan. 15, the league office announced

The Carolina Panthers have signed their entire practice squad to reserve/futures contracts. The squad consists of wideout Brenton Bersin, quarterback Matt Blanchard, linebacker Ben Jacobs, guard Michael

The Texas Rangers, MLB parent club of the Hickory Crawdads, announced today the club's yearly minor league award winners for 2013, with 'Dads left-hander Alexander Claudio being chosen as the