Sports

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (29-8, 9-3), ranked No. 18 in NCAA Division II, swept Coker (15-18, 4-8) in a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader, 7-0 and 6-4, Wednesday afternoon at Bears Field.

Three Lees-McRae women's lacrosse players notched hat tricks powered behind a five-goal performance from senior Katelin Rooney in a 21-12 win against Young Harris in a nonconference tilt at Tate Field Wednesday afternoon in Banner Elk, N.C.

The Appalachian State University softball team played long ball on Wednesday and defeated North Carolina Central 7-5 at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium.

True freshman Matt Brill’s (Coal Valley, Ill./Moline) two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Appalachian State University baseball a 7-6 walkoff win over ETSU on Wednesday evening at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.

The Gate City FC in Greensboro, N.C., announced Thursday that it has acquired former Watauga standout soccer player Jennings Rex from Major