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Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:24 PM EDT
Southern Conference football media day held in Spartanburg Wednesday. Georgia Southern and App State are leaving the league next year but pollsters, media and coaches, think they will leave on high notes.Georgia Southern picked to win the the SOCON Appalachian chosen second by coaches third by the media. Both groups pick Western Carolina last.
No matter how the Cats and Apps finish it won't effect the friendship of Western Carolina coach Mark Speir and App State coach Bob Satterfield--they are best buddies who only dislike each other one day a year. Luke Notestine profiles their strong bond.
Rutherfordton's 50/70 Little League team won the South Region in Nashville earlier this week and head to the World Series in California Tuesday. They were honored last night with a parade and meet and greet at their ballpark. They are the first district one team to advance to the World Series.