Sports

NEWLAND, NC - For the second time in three years, the Avery High girl's basketball team has marched its way to the 1A Western semifinals following a 65-54 win over the No. 10 seed Mount Airy at the Octagon.


HICKORY, N.C. - Coming off one of the most successful seasons in program history, the Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team has announced its 2019 schedule for the historic 100th year of LR football. Reigning AFCA National Coach of the Year Drew Cronic and the Bears will kick off the season at home on September 7 when they host St. Augustine's at 6 p.m. which opens up a season-long "Centennial Celebration" Between the Bricks.

Apps Hit Record-High Win Streak on Friday

NASHVILLE, TENN. – Appalachian State (9-4) recorded its longest win streak in program history with eight straight wins after defeating the Miami Redhawks 6-4 on Friday. The Apps followed with a 1-0 loss to Lipscomb Friday afternoon.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Former Appalachian State University football coach Sparky Woods has joined Mack Brown's coaching staff at North Carolina.

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