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McDonough To Be Honored May 7

Watauga High cross country and track coach Randy McDonough will be presented with the National Federation award for being named National Federation of High School Assocations Section 3 Coach of the

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Kea Joins UNC Basketball Team

CHAPEL HILL - Paris Kea [Key], a former member of the USA Basketball U18 National Team who played one season at Vanderbilt University, has signed an athletic scholarship agreement at the

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UNC Soccer Helps Stop World Hunger

CHAPEL HILL - The University of North Carolina men's and women's soccer teams recently teamed up with Stop Hunger Now to help fight worldwide hunger.

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Gallen Named ACC Pitcher Of Week

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia’s Matt Thaiss has been voted the ACC Baseball Player of the Week, while North Carolina’s Zac Gallen garnered Pitcher of the Week accolades, the league office announced Monday

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WHS, Ashe County Golf Results....

BOONE - The Watauga High boys' golf team posted a sixth-place finish at the Boone Golf Club in the next to last regular-season match of the season. The Pioneers, playing on their home course, fired a 345. South Caldwell paced the field with a 311. St. Stephens and Patton tied for second

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Nigro Powers Pioneers Past Patriots

MORGANTON - Senior Tyler Nigro had a night to remember, and fellow senior Hunter Isaacs had another stellar outing on the mound as the Watauga High baseball team blanked Freedom 5-0 Monday night in a Northwestern 3A-4A Conference game.

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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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