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Panthers Make Roster Move

The Panthers have released running back Armond Smith, claimed off waivers from Cleveland in May. The Panthers are expected to sign linebacker David Nixon, a fifth-year linebacker from Brigham Young whoparticipated in the team's rookie camp in May. Nixon would be the 10th linebacker on the Panthers' 90-man roster. General manager Marty Hurney

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September 15 Set as Military Appreciation Day

Appalachian State University athletics will partner with the Appalachian Army ROTC, Army National Guard and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to host Military Appreciation Day, sponsored by Appalachian Regional

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Farmer Named Director of Player Development

Veteran collegiate coach Larry Farmer has joined the NC State staff as Director of Player Development, Pack head coach Mark Gottfried announced today. Farmer’s responsibilities will include assisting with the evaluation of

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Delaney Signs Two-Year Contract With Griz

Take the interim tag off of Grizzly football coach Mick Delaney's official title at The University of Montana. The veteran mentor, named interim head coach in March, has signed a two-year contract to expire on Jan. 31, 2014. The contract was announced Thursday by Jean Gee, UM's interim athletic director, in a press conference in Washington-

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Selen Drives In Five, Crawdads Roll

The Hickory Crawdads maintained their share of first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League by crushing Delmarva 9-1 Thursday night at scored at L.P. Frans Stadium. Alejandro Selen belted a grand slam and drove in five runs; and the Crawdads (20-13; 56-47) scored seven times in the second inning to break the game open. Kellin Deglen had

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Charlotte Track and Field Duo Named Academic All-America

Charlotte track and field seniors Jason Roberts (Jamestown, N.C. / Southwest Guilford HS) and Macey Ruble (Boone, N.C. / Watauga HS) were named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Second and Third Teams, respectively. Both sport 4.0 grade point averages. Roberts is a six-time all-conference thrower for the 49ers. He ranks

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Zimmerman Nets First International Goal

Furman's Walker Zimmerman netted his first goal as a member of the United States U-20 National Team in his side's 4-3
loss to Chile in the third place match of the 2012 MILK Cup in Northern Ireland on Thursday. Zimmerman, a rising sophomore for head coach Doug Allison's Paladins, opened the scoring in the first minute.  Midfielder Benji Joya took a

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Charleston Classic Bracket Released

The College of Charleston men's basketball team will face St. John's in opening-round tournament play as the bracket for the 2012 Charleston Classic presented by Foster Grant was released on Thursday. The annual tournament will be played Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 15, 16 & 18, at TD Arena. The Cougars and Johnnies are two of eight

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Crawford Named to USTFCCCA All-Academ​ic List

Appalachian State University pole vaulter Cassie Crawford (Apex, N.C./Panther Creek) has been named to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic list for her performances on the field and

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Ten Mountaineers Named Preseason All-SoCon

Appalachian State University football led all teams with 10 players that earned recognition on the preseason all-Southern Conference teams that were announced during the league’s Media Day on Thursday. The

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Breitenstein, Russell Named Preseason Players of Year

Wofford senior running back Eric Breitenstein has been named the Southern Conference Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while Georgia Southern senior defensive lineman Brent Russell has been named the Full Story

Elon to Host, Participate in Maui Invitational

The field for the 2012 EA SPORTS Maui Invitational is set, and Elon is one of 12 men’s basketball teams to participate in this year’s tournament. The Phoenix heads to Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 10 to face two-time national runner-

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Jarrett Named UNCG Baseball Coach

Link Jarrett, a two-time Assistant Coach of the Year award winner and offensive mastermind, has been named the second coach in UNCG baseball history, Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday. Jarrett brings 13

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Springs Named SCBL All-Star

Jeffrey Springs, a rising sophomore at Appalachian State University played in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game on Sunday, July 22 at John Henry Moss Stadium at Gardner-Webb University. Springs threw

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Wearn To Compete In U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship

Furman University's Laura Wearn will be part of the field for the 112th United States Women's Amateur Championship on August 6-12, at The Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio, the rising senior was informed this week. Wearn, a native

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Bobcats Earn All-Academic Honors

The Lees-McRae College women's track and field team has been recognized as one of 83 NCAA Division II all-Academic Track & Field Teams by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, earning

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Smith Promoted By Marlins

Rand Smith, who played at Appalachian State University and was selected by the Miami Marlins in the 20th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft (608th player taken overall), has been promoted by the parent club. Smith has moved up to the Jupiter (Fla.) Hammerheads of the Advanced Class A Florida State League. Smith began the season with

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Selen, Cone Go Deep, Crawdads Win

The Hickory Crawdads elbowed their way back into first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League with a 6-3 win against the Delmarva Shorebirds at L.P. Frans Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. The win coupled with Lakewood's 10-3 win against Hagerstown leaves the Crawdads and the Suns in a first-place tie; West Virginia, which

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Four Tar Heels Named Preseason All-ACC

Florida State, Clemson and North Carolina led all Atlantic Coast Conference schools each with four players selected to the 2012 Preseason All-ACC Football team in voting conducted by the media at the annual ACC Football Kickoff, which was held July 22-23 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro. In all, 19 of the 25 honorees on the team earned first or second-

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