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NEW ORLEANS – UL Lafayette, the reigning Sun Belt Conference softball champion, enters the 2016 season as the favorite to claim the league title. Ragin' Cajun starting catcher, senior Lexie Elkins, was tabbed as the Preseason Player of the Year; along with four other Ragin’ Cajuns who were named to the Preseason All-Conference Team.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – A season-opening game vs. Georgia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff, six home games at Kenan Stadium and a Thursday night road game at Duke highlight the 2016 North Carolina football schedule, announced Tuesday by the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Southern District 7 Athletic 2A
W. Caldwell at Bandys, ppd., Weds.

INDIANAPOLIS — Joining more than 200 interns and graduate assistants, Appalachian State University student-athlete Stanley Broaden will participate in the NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar this week at the NCAA’s national office in Indianapolis.

It's nearly impossible to find good help these days, especially when you're the new guy on the blocki in what is, without question, the toughest league in college football---the Southeastern Conference. But Will Muschamp, who takes over as the