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Gardner-Webb Snaps App’s Winning Streak....BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. — The Appalachian State University wrestling team suffered its first loss of the year in the Southern Conference Tuesday night.

Watauga Middle School Athletic Director Jim Godwin has announced that the middle school basketball games that were postponed on January 21 will be made up today. The first round of the middle school basketball tournament will be played tomorrow.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – A season-opening game vs. Georgia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff, six home games at Kenan Stadium and a Thursday night road game at Duke highlight the 2016 North Carolina football schedule, announced Tuesday by the Atlantic Coast Conference.

NEW ORLEANS – UL Lafayette, the reigning Sun Belt Conference softball champion, enters the 2016 season as the favorite to claim the league title. Ragin' Cajun starting catcher, senior Lexie Elkins, was tabbed as the Preseason Player of the Year; along with four other Ragin’ Cajuns who were named to the Preseason All-Conference Team.

INDIANAPOLIS — Joining more than 200 interns and graduate assistants, Appalachian State University student-athlete Stanley Broaden will participate in the NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar this week at the NCAA’s national office in Indianapolis.