Sports

App State Men’s Hoops Tripped Up in Season Opener, 86-74....DAVIDSON, N.C. –– With the game knotted up at 66-66 with 7:53 to play in the game, Appalachian State University men’s basketball could not overcome a Davidson 20-8 run to end the game in what served as the 2016-17 regular season opener for both programs.

TROY, AL - Jordan Chunn scored on an 11-yard with 1:02 left to play, capping off an eight-play, 85-yard drive as Troy University knocked off Appalachian State 28-24 Saturday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

BOONE - Well, it's official,m and yes, the Watauga High football team will play Southwest Guilford in the opening round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A State Playoffs Friday night at Jack Groce Stadium.

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University wrestling knocked off 15th-ranked Oregon State 25-15 and ripped Belmont Abbey 50-0 in the annual Mountaineer Duals matches on Saturday afternoon at Varsity Gym.

NEW ORLEANS — Justin Jackson scored a career-high 27 points, hitting four 3-pointers amid an array of shots from inside and out, and No. 6 North Carolina never trailed its overmatched host, defeating Tulane 95-75 on Friday night in the regular season opener for both teams.