Sports

Appalachian State University athletics has finalized its 2014 football gameday promotions, director of promotions and fan engagement Ashley Payne announced on Friday. In addition to the previously announced Homecoming (Oct. 11 vs. Liberty), Family Weekend (Nov. 1 vs.

Keith ‘Mister’ Jennings has been named the Lees-McRae men’s basketball assistant coach, announced the Vice President Director of Athletics and Club

The Hickory Crawdads continued their winning ways Thursday night. The 'Dads got a marvelous pitching performance from their bullpen and defeated the West Virginia Power 4-1 at L.P. Frans Stadium.

North Carolina sophomore Ryan Switzer has been selected to the 2014 All-Atlantic Coast Conference preseason team as a specialist. The team was selected to by the media attending the ACC Kickoff last Sunday at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C.

The Carolina Panthers, who will celebrate "Fan Fest" Friday in Charlotte, have announced that wide receiver DeAndre Presley will be placed on the Physically Unable to Perform List because stress fracture. Presley, who played at Appalachian State University, is in his third year of professional