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Hickory Crawdads LHP Yohander Mendez has been named the South Atlantic League's Pitcher of the Week for April 14 -20th, after his dominating start against the Asheville Tourists last week.

Lees-McRae Director of Cycling Tim Hall is pleased to announce the signing of four cyclists for the 2014-15 academic season, the team announced Monday afternoon.

The Appalachian State University baseball team dropped its second Southern Conference series of the season, losing 4-2 in the rubber game of its three game series with Elon at Latham Park on Sunday.

Lees-McRae senior Tyler Dunn has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Indoor Track & Field Winter Scholar Athlete of the Year, the conference office announced Monday morning.

Davidson and Western Carolina each posted rounds of 6-over 294 as a team Sunday to share the lead after the first round of the Southern Conference Men’s Golf Championship at the par-72, 7,122-yard National Golf Club. The Catamounts’ J.T. Poston, who attended Hickory High, holds the individual lead at 4-under 68.