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BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University women’s basketball endured another day of summer workouts on Thursday, this time concluding the first summer session.

Springs Promoted to High Desert....Hickory, NC - The Texas Rangers, major league parent club of the Hickory Crawdads, have announced that Crawdads left-handed pitcher Jeffrey Springs has been promoted to the High Desert Mavericks (Class A Advanced), becoming the fourth 'Dad this season to move up in the organization.

The Appalachian State University football team picked up its fifth verbal commitment for 2017 on June 19, according to 247Sports.com.

HUDSON, NC - Caleigh Raby, of Hudson, signed with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute's Women's Basketball team this week. Raby is a 5-foot-9 guard who led South Caldwell High School in scoring as a senior, averaging 16.6 points per game. Raby said she's excited to be playing close to home.

BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s soccer team has released its 17-match regular season slate, announced head coach Rich Wall Wednesday morning.