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The Appalachian State University football team has made an offer to highly-touted tight end Shane Calhoun from Florida, and the NCAA has implied California schools may be banned from competition for compensating athletes....

Former Mountaineer Tristan Van Ord has qualified for the Olympic Trials, and Dr. Amanda C. Howell of App State is honored by the Sun Belt Conference....

It's a busy night for the local and regional baseball teams; the Braves open a huge home series with the Phillies Friday night; will Kemba Walker return next season. For more on those stories, and more local and regional headlines, please click on the link below....

Blowing Rock resident and ZAP Endurance team member Andrew Colley turned in a second-place finish at Saturday’s Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, MN.

Watauga High School has had quite a run when it comes to winning the Wells Fargo Conference Cup, and the Pioneers added to that streak on Thursday; Equp Ministries got off to a great start at the Cal Ripken Tournament Friday night; the Watauga County Parks and Rec Department softball teams have released their District Tournament schedule. For more on these stories, and more local, regional and national sports headlines, please click on the link below....