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Appalachian State University softball opened its 2014 season on Thursday evening with a pair of games to start the Kajikawa Classic. The Mountaineers played San Diego State in the first game of the evening and fell to the Aztecs by a score of 7-6. In the second game,

The Lees-McRae women's basketball team put on an offensive show case while placing six players in double figures and led by as many as 51 in a 93-46 Conference Carolinas victory against Converse, Thursday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Lacrosse Team has voted for seniors Amanda Cotto, Kayla Griese and Hayley Beattie as its captains for the 2014 season.

The Lees-McRae softball team dropped a pair of decisions at Carson-Newman in nonconference action, 8-0 and 4-0, Thursday afternoon at The Vick in Jefferson City, Tenn.

Tommy Spagnolo recorded his third double-double in five games and Appalachian State University men's basketball allowed its fewest points to a Division I opponent in 33 years in a 54-45 triumph over The Citadel on Thursday evening at the Holmes Center.