Five Mountaineers Agree to Free-Agent Deals....BOONE, N.C. — Five former Appalachian State University football student-athletes have agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with National Football League teams. The deals include wide receiver Bobo Beathard (Haymarket, Va./Battlefield) joining the Arizona Cardinals, offensive lineman Davante

Hickory, NC - The Lexington Legends beat Mother Nature to the punch Saturday night.

Offensive lineman Davante Harris, 6-foot-6, 290 pounds, signed a free agent contract on Saturday with the Indianapolis Colts. Wide receiver Sims McElfresh, 5-10, 180, signed a free agent deal with the Detroit Lions.

Atwood’s Walkoff Homer Lifts App State to Series Victory....BOONE, N.C. — Grayson Atwood (Mt. Pleasant, N.C./Mt. Pleasant) hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Appalachian State University baseball to a 6-4 walkoff win over Arkansas State on Saturday afternoon at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.

CHICAGO — The San Francisco 49ers selected Appalachian State University defensive lineman Ronald Blair (Greensboro, Ga./Greene County) with the third pick of the fifth round (142nd overall) in the 2016 National Football League Draft on Saturday.