Sports

The Southern Conference announced its January athletes of the month for men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s indoor track and field and wrestling Friday, highlighting excellence among

Former Lees-McRae men's soccer standout Thomas Rusling has been named the new assistant men's soccer coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Lee Squires Friday afternoon.

The Tusculum Baseball Team (2-2, 1-0) opened South Atlantic Conference play with an 11-1 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne (2-3, 0-1) Friday night at Pioneer Park.

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Softball Team (1-1) opened the 2014 campaign with a doubleheader split with Mount Olive (2-2) Friday at Bears Field. The Trojans shut the Bears out, 2-0, in the first game while L-R won the second contest, 5-1.

In its first home Southern Conference battle and a near full-strength roster, the Appalachian State wrestling team exploded for a 30-7 win against VMI on Friday at Varsity Gym.