Watauga High School Principal Dr. Chris Blanton announced March 12 that Rob Sanders is stepping down from his position as head coach of the men’s basketball team at the school.

BOONE, N.C. — Three Appalachian State wrestlers earned automatic berths into the NCAA Championships as first-time Southern Conference champions, and the Mountaineers finished second in the team standings during a back-and-forth event at the Holmes Convocation Center on Sunday.

HICKORY - It's been quite a success story for Mountain Heritage High coach Susie Shelton. During her tenure, Shelton has taken a struggling program and turned it into a legitimate state contender.

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Mountaineers Sweep the Eagles after Extra Innings

STATESBORO, GA. – Appalachian State (13-6) completed its first ever Sun Belt sweep with a 6-5 win over Georgia Southern (13-10) in eight innings on Saturday.