Sports

CCC&TI Signs Two Players....HUDSON, NC - Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute has signed two players this week---one for the men's basketball team, and another for the women's basketball team.

BANNER ELK, NC - Rising senior Anderson Keller of Lenior-Hibriten High School has made a verbal commitment to attend Lees McRae College, a Division II school in Banner Elk, N.C., and a member of the Carolinas Conference.

BOONE, N.C. – As excitement continues to build for the much anticipated 2016 Appalachian State University football season, single-game tickets will go on sale on August 2, beginning at 9 a.m. A special pre-sale for Yosef Club members and season ticket holders will take place in advance of the general public and will be offered the week of July 25-29.

ESPN is reporting that New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon is an All-Star at age 43. Colon was named to the squad Friday by National League manager Terry Collins as a replacement for Madison Bumgarner, who is unavailable because he will pitch Sunday for the San Francisco Giants.

EUGENE, Or. - Former Appalachian State University runner Brandon Hudgins, who is running unattached, turned in a 15th-place in the men's 1,500-meter run at the USA Olympic Track & Field Trials Thursday night.