Hickory, NC - The Texas Rangers, MLB parent club of the Hickory Crawdads, have announced that the club has acquired outfielder Carlos Beltran and cash considerations in a trade with the New York Yankees in exchange for Hickory Crawdads right-handed pitchers Dillon Tate and Erik Swanson, as well as Spokane Indians hurler Nick Green.

BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State University men’s basketball finalized its 2016-17 non-conference schedule, head coach Jim Fox announced on Monday.

Football Fall Camp Report: July 31....BOONE, N.C.  -  The music blared, the weather was overcast and the whistles blew on Sunday for the second day of Appalachian State University football fall campWednesday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. 

Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads spotted the Hagerstown Suns an early 4-0 lead before they came charging back to win 7-5 Sunday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. The win gives the 'Dads a series split against the first place Suns, drawing Hickory to within 2.5 games of the South Atlantic League Northern Division lead.

Banks, Anderson to Join Football Radio Broadcast....BOONE, N.C. — Former Appalachian State University football student-athletes Pierre Banks and Karl Anderson will join Appalachian State University football radio broadcasts.  Banks will serve as the analyst and Anderson will serve as the sideline reporter for the Appalachian IMG Sports Network, announced by director of athletics Doug Gillin on Friday.