Sports

Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads are cutting the price of suites in half, allowing fans to reserve an outing to an April game at a 50% discount for the next 72 hours.

Football Welcomes First Members of 2016 Class...BOONE, N.C. — Defensive backs Clifton Duck (Matthews, N.C./Butler) and Aris Duffey (St. Augustine, Fla./Nease) began classes at Appalachian State University on Monday, making them the first official members of Appalachian State football’s 2016 recruiting class.

Written by Mike Flynn, BOONE, N.C. — Wide receiver Bobo Beathard (Haymarket, Va./Battlefield) has accepted an invitation to represent Appalachian State University football in the inaugural Tropic Bowl all-star game on Sunday, January 17 in Miami.

Fedora Named FCA Coach Of The Year....SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Larry Fedora has been named the Grant Teaff National Coach of the Year by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Fedora was presented the award Monday morning at an FCA breakfest held in conjunction with the American Football Coaches Association Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

Written by Staff Reports....Mountaineers Tame Cougars, 33-8....BOONE, N.C. — The Appalachian State University wrestling team, competing in its first home match since December 15, made quick work of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville on Sunday by dispatching the Cougars 33-8 at Varsity Gym.