Sports

ARLINGTON, TX - Nomar Mazara, who played for the Hickory Crawdads on his way to the Major Leagues, hit the longest home run of the season---at least, so far---on Wednesday afternoon.

2016 Color Days Set for App State Football....BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University athletics announced its full slate of “color days” for the 2016 football season on Wednesday.

Vilas Thompson Named All-Confernence....Watauga High girl's lacrosse coach Rachel Meadows has announced that Elizabeth Vilas and Madeline Thompson of the Pioneers were named to the North Carolina Conference 8 All-Conference Team.

Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads jumped out to an early lead and made it stand up on Tuesday night.

Vernon Named Second-Team All-Sun Belt....SAN MARCOS, Texas — Appalachian State University shortstop Matt Vernon (Advance, N.C./Davie County) was named second-team all-Sun Belt Conference by the league’s baseball coaches, the conference announced at its pre-tournament banquet on Tuesday evening.