Appalachian State University football officially began on-field preparations for its first NCAA Division I FBS campaign on Friday when it opened spring practice at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Friday’s practice, the first of 15 permitted by the NCAA in the spring, was conducted in helmets and shorts, although many players chose

Appalachian State University softball began the Charleston Southern Invitational at 9 a.m. with the first game of the day against the Eastern Illinois Panthers and would fall 2-1. In the second game of the morning, App State would challenge the Colgate Raiders and win 3-2 on a walk-off sac-fly.

A swarming defense and clutch free-throw shooting helped Appalachian State University men’s basketball to a 63-57 road win over Samford in Southern Conference action on Thursday at the Pete Hanna Center.

Any thoughts the Watauga High boys' basketball team had about pulling off a huge upset were squashed immediately on Friday night. Greensboro-Page (27-2), the No.1 seed in the West, blasted WHS 102-64 in Greensboro, N.C., in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 4A sectional championship game. The

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Tennis Team (4-3, 0-1) suffered an 8-1 setback to Newberry (7-4, 3-1) in its South Atlantic Conference opener on Thursday at Cannon Courts. The Wolves entered the match ranked No. 10 in the region.