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Appalachian State University played its best baseball of the season in all phases of the game on Saturday afternoon and swept a doubleheader from UNC Asheville, 9-2 and 7-2, at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.

The Appalachian State University softball team got back to work on Saturday following Friday's rain out. And the Apps (6-12) earned a split on the day for their efforts. In game one, they lost to Jacksonville State, 5-0; they rebounded and knocked off Bryant in the nightcap, 4-1.

Lees-McRae placed four student-athletes on the Division II Indoor Track & Field Southeast All-Region squad for their outstanding performances during the season, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced.

After a grueling season, junior Dominic Parisi (Concord, N.C./Jay M. Robinson) and redshirt-freshman Dylan Cottrell (Spencer, W.Va./Roane County) punched their ticket on Saturday for the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Oklahoma by winning their respective weight classes at the 2014 Southern Conference Championships at

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (24-5) advanced to the 2014 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament Championship after holding off Carson-Newman (16-14), 75-74, Saturday in the semifinals at Timmons Arena.