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Despite six innings of near flawless pitching, the Appalachian State University baseball team was unable to maintain a two run lead, losing 4-2 to Wake Forest (24-15) Wednesday at the Gene Hooks Field at Wake Forest Baseball Park.

Hibriten High senior Drew Bolick was nearly untouchable Wednesday night. The right hander, who has signed with Western Carolina University, had a no-hitter for 5.1 innings before Colby Illich of the Pioneers broke it up with a solid single to center field in the sixth inning.

Like his older brother before him, Watauga High senior Demetre Kostis will officially sign his national letter with Appalachian State University.

The Orlando Sports Foundation and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced Wednesday the creation of the Cure Bowl, a postseason college football game matching-up the Sun Belt Conference

The Watauga High baseball team will travel to Taboro, N.C. for the Tarboro Easter Classic next week. The tournament, which begins Tuesday with a homne run hitting contest on Tuesday, April 22, will feature a six-team field. The teams will be divided into two pools with a round-robin schedule.