Sports Pioneer Football

It was a dark day for Appalachian State athletics on Tuesday as the school dropped three sports programs as a cost-cutting measure during the coronavirus pandemic; the Apps also picked up a top-rated offensive lineman from Virginia on Tuesday; Hanna Tipton of Mountain Heritage High School in Burnsville, N/C., has announced her college choice. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

The dead period has been extended by the NCHSAA. What does that mean for the fall sports season? App State has four wrestlers ranked in the top 30 by wrestlestat.com; an App State senior will be back after her current season was cut short by the coronavirus pandemic. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

Kyle Busch won the Xfinity race in Charlotte Monday night driving the Mountaineer #54 car to honor the App State senior class of 2020; Noah Pittman of Mitchell has found a new home, and three North Carolina schools lose athletes to transfer. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The specially branded NASCAR Xfinity Series car driven by Kyle Busch produced a familiar finishing position for App State: first place.

The Caldwell Tech men's basketball team just keeps adding talent to an all ready talented roster; Jerry Sloan, one of the NBA's winningest coaches in NBA history, has died; Virginia Tech picks up a grad transfer from the Big 10. For more on these stories, and for more sports headlines, please click on the link below....