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BOONE - Mike Flynn, the Assistant Athletics Director/Sports Information Director at Appalachian State University the last 13

Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads found themselves in familiar territory Wednesday afternoon, taking a day game deep into extra innings for the third time this season only to fall short at the end.

BOONE - Watauga Middle School Athletic Director Jim Godwin has announced that Mike Neff is the new football coach. He was approved by the Watauga County School Board on Monday night.

Mann-Fix Named Freshman All-America....BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University baseball outfielder Tanner Mann-Fix (Charlotte, N.C./Olympic) became the fourth freshman all-American in school history on Wednesday when he was named to the 2016 Louisville Slugger Freshman all-America team. The honorees were selected by Collegiate Baseballmagazine.

NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference will hold its first ever football championship game as the league’s presidents and chancellors, as well as athletic directors, voted unanimously to play the game beginning in 2018.  The announcement was made Wednesday.