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WHS Netters Open State Playoffs Tuesday

Watauga High Athletic Director Tom Wright has announced that the WHS tennis team will host Greensboro-Grimsley, the No. 2 seed from the Metro 4A Conference, Tuesday afternoon at the WHS

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Martin Named SAL Player of Week

HICKORY, NC- Hickory Crawdads infielder Tripp Martin has been named the South Atlantic League's Player of the Week for April 20th -26th, with the slugger's dominating 8-game stretch giving the 'Dads

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Broaden's Inimitable Journey

Parkinson’s law says that work will always expand and fill the time that we allot for its completion. The adage is meant to remind us that sometimes when we say we are busy, we are not really as busy as

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TUCSON, Ariz. – University of South Alabama baseball right-hander Kevin Hill was named a Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, as announced by the organization

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App State Men’s Soccer Finalizes 2015 Schedule

BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State University men’s soccer head coach Matt Nelson announced the team’s schedule for the upcoming 2015 season on Monday. The program is entering its second season

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Fedora Charity Golf Tournament May 18

The 2015 Larry Fedora Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Volunteers for Youth, a local non-profit that has provided programs to Orange County youth for more than 30 years, will be held Monday, May 18th

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Carolina To Headline 2015 Veterans Classic

CHAPEL HILL—North Carolina will tip off the 2015-16 basketball season by headlining the 2015 Veterans Classic, an annual showcase at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., that brings together top

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App State Sports Roundup....

Another Tough Loss For App State....JONESBORO, Ark. – The Arkansas State baseball team won in walk-off fashion when pinch-runner Tim Seldomridge was able to score the winning run on a wild pitch in A-State’s 7-6 victory over Appalachian State Sunday afternoon at Tomlinson Stadium. Full Story

And There She Goes....

Hickory, NC - The red-hot Hickory Crawdads have won eight of their last nine games. And despite a 4-3 loss on Saturday that snapped their six-game winning streak, the Crawdads continued their torrid pace by knocking off Kannapolis 5-0 Sunday in a South Atlantic League game at L.P. Fran

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Tar Heels Sweep Boston College

CHAPEL HILL - Benton Moss allowed just two hits through eight scoreless innings and Trent Thornton got the final three outs as No. 18 North Carolina completed a series sweep with a 6-0 win over Boston College Sunday at Boshamer Stadium. Korey Dunbar and Tyler Ramirez both homered for

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High Country Sports Roundup....

Freshmen Steal Show at Outdoor Championships....BANNER ELK, N.C. - The freshmen duo of Gabriel Blackmon and Kyandra Anderson combined for four top-five finishes and the men’s 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams finished second as the Lees-McRae track and field teams completed action at the Conference Carolinas

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Mountaineers Falls Twice to Texas State

SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Appalachian State University softball team dropped both games of a doubleheader to Texas State on Saturday. The Mountaineers (13-30 overall, 1-21 Sun Belt Conference) lost the opener, 6-1; they lost the second game, 6-4. didn’t Katie Mathewson (Hickory, N.C./Hickory) drove in App State's only run

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Apps, Arkansas State Split DH

JONESBORO, Ark. – The Appalachian State University baseball earned a split of its doubleheader on Saturday against Arkansas State. The Apps lost game one, 6-1, but rallied to win game two, 6-3, in the first meeting ever between the schools as Sun Belt Conference rivals.

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Intimidators Snap 'Dads' Winning Streak

Hickory, NC - Everything must eventually come to an end. And on Saturday night, the Hickory Crawdads, who have been living a charmed life of late, saw their six-game winning streak snapped by Kannapolis.

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Carolina Downs Boston College, 6-1

CHAPEL HILL - J.B. Bukauskas worked seven scoreless innings as No. 18 North Carolina beat visiting Boston College 6-1 Saturday at a rainy Boshamer Stadium. Landon Lassiter had two doubles and all nine starters reached base for the Tar Heels, who will go for their first conference sweep of the year Sunday at noon.

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Panthers exercise Kuechly's fifth-year option

CHARLOTTE – The Carolina Panthers have exercised the fifth-year option on linebacker Luke Kuechly's rookie contract. Kuechly is now under contract through the 2016 season.

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WHS Sports Roundup....

Pioneers Blank Patton....BOONE - It's been a rollercoaster ride for first-year Watauga High girls' soccer coach Martha Trimble. The Pioneers (6-7-1 overall; 4-6 Northwestern 3A-4A Conference) defeated Patton 2-0 Friday night in a NW3A-4A Conference game at Jack Groce Stadium. The win also gives WHS a sweep of the

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Crawdads Win Sixth Straight

Hickory, NC - The Hickory Crawdads jumped out to an early lead and cruised home with a 9-1 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators at L. P. Fran Stadium. The Crawdads (12-3), who have the best record in the South Atlantic League, erupted for four runs in the bottom of the first inning. The 'Dads also had eight extra base

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Gallen, Defense Shine In 1-0 Win

CHAPEL HILL --- Zac Gallen allowed just three hits in his second complete game in as many home starts as No. 18 North Carolina topped Boston College 1-0 Friday night at Boshamer Stadium. Logan Warmoth's bases-loaded walk against BC starter Mike King in the second inning produced the lone run of the game as both pitchers

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