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Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads broke out of their recent slump in emphatic fashion Saturday night, as they blasted the Greensboro Grasshoppers 8-4 at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Birmingham, Ala.- Kathleen Mansure (Boone, N.C./Watauga) was the top freshman finisher in the women’s 5,000-meter run at the Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday earning All-Freshman Team honors. The women finished eighth out of nine teams while the men placed eighth overall.

Baxter Advances To 110-Meter Hurdles Finals....Bradenton, Fla. - Lenoir-Rhyne University's Kevin Baxter has advanced to the finals of the men's 110-meter hurdles at the 2016 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the IMG Academy.

Bradenton, Fla. - Lenoir-Rhyne University's Kevin Baxter finished fifth in the finals of the men's 110-meter hurdles at the 2016 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday evening at the IMG Academy.

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Scott Satterfield is Athlon magazine’s choice as the Sun Belt Conference’s top football coach, the magazine announced in its “Ranking The Sun Belt’s College Football Coaches for 2016” article on Friday.