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THE MATCHUP

♦ North Carolina (19-4, 8-2 ACC) will try to bounce back from its first losing streak of the 2015-16 season when it visits Boston College (7-16, 0-10) tonight.

Chris Moore has been named the baseball coach for Watauga Middle School's baseball team.

BOONE, N.C. — In spring-like conditions at Kidd Brewer Stadium, Appalachian State University football opened its spring practice season on Sunday.

BOONE - Watauga High Athletic Director Tom Wright has announced that today's games at Hickory will go on as scheduled. They will be varsity-only games, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Coverage begins at 4:20 p.m. on Classic Hits 100.7 FM.

Little Rock Climbs to No. 2 in College Insider Mid-Major Poll....LITTLE ROCK – Little Rock appears at No. 2 in this week’s CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Poll, up two spots from a week ago. The Trojans earned four of the poll’s 31 first-place votes.