Sports

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University football’s much-anticipated home game versus five-time national champion Miami (Fla.) on Saturday, Sept. 17 will be televised nationally on ESPN or ESPN2 and kick off at noon, ESPN and the Sun Belt Conference announced on Friday.

BOONE, N.C. - Two-hundred and twenty-two students were named to the athletics department's academic honor roll for the 2016 spring semester, director of academic services for student-athletes Stacy Sears announced on Thursday.

Kannapolis, NC - Dillon Tate gave the Hickory Crawdads a much-needed lift on Thursday night. Tate and two relief pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout as the Crawdads opened their seven-game road trip with a 1-0 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators at Intimidators Stadium.

Sharkey Promoted to Director of Broadcast Operations....BOONE, N.C. Kelsey Sharkey, a former Appalachian State University women’s basketball student-athlete and a member of the athletics department staff since 2013, has been promoted to director of broadcast operations, director of athletics Doug Gillin announced on Thursday.