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Daniel Waln has been named the Associate Head Coach in his first season at west Virginia Wesleyan (a Division II school in Buckhannon, W.V., and a member of the Mountain East Conference). Waln comes to West Virginia Wesleyan after serving as an Assistant at Coastal Carolina University under Legendary Head Coach Cliff Ellis. In the NCAA D1 Sun Belt conference, Waln helped groom All League Point Guard Jaylen Shaw who averaged 15 PPG for the Chanticleers while helping CCU earn wins over Iona, Texas Arlington and South Alabama. Before Coastal, Waln was very instrumental in helping lead Lees-McRae College, another NCAA D2 school to the most wins in school history. Over the course of his young coaching career, Waln has recruited and signed 2 All Americans, 6 All Conference selections and 2 Player of the years & 2 freshman of the years.

BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State Softball announced its 2019 schedule on Wednesday. With 53 total games, 34 will be played in the Carolinas, including 20 home games.

BOONE, N.C. — After putting five wrestlers in bracket finals, Appalachian State capped the Appalachian Open in Varsity Gym with a title from Irvin Enriquez at 141 pounds.

BANNER ELK, N.C. – With the spring sports season a few short weeks away, the Lees-McRae College softball team released its schedule for the upcoming 2019 campaign on Wednesday. The 48-game slate for the Bobcats is scheduled to get underway on February 10 at Anderson (S.C.).

Women's Soccer announces dates for spring ID clinics

BANNER ELK, N.C. - The Lees-McRae College women's soccer program has announced the dates for two ID clinics that will be held in the spring at the College's athletic complex.