Sports

Appalachian State University women’s tennis lost its second-straight match as it fell by a 4-3 final to Samford in its Southern Conference opener on Saturday at Yonahlossee Racquet Club.

Appalachian State University’s first NCAA Division I FBS football schedule was finalized on Saturday when the Sun Belt Conference announced its 2014 slate. While Appalachian State’s home and away Sun Belt opponents for 2014 have been set since last fall, dates for the Mountaineers’ eight conference games were not known

The Catawba Baseball Team (7-8, 3-3) outlasted Lenoir-Rhyne (4-12, 1-8) in a pitchers' duel Friday night in a South Atlantic Conference game at Bears Field. Catawba's John Tuttle (Kannapolis, N.C.) (2-1) allowed just one unearned run in addition to striking out 12 batters in the complete game victory as the Indians won their third

The Watauga High girls' soccer team earned a 1-1 tie in its season opener Friday night in Taylorsville, N.C. The Pioneers dominated the game by out shooting and out possessing Alexander Central, but the Pioneers couldn't find the net.

The Appalachian State University baseball team saw great performances by pitchers but could not gain more than one run losing the first game of the Notre Dame’s Irish Classic 2-1 to Youngstown State Friday afternoon at the USA Baseball National Training Complex.