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Pioneers Announce August Fund Raiser

Watuaga High football coach Ryan Habich has announced that the Watauga County Touchdown Club is having a summer giveaway. Hall of fame coach Jerry Moore, the winningest coach in Appalachian State University and Southern Conference history, will be the guest speaker. The event will be held at WHS with an open

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N.C. Native Named Head Official

Lumberton's Brad Allen, according to the website footballzebras.com, will become the first rookie National Football League official in the Super Bowl era to be the lead official of a crew in his first season this fall.

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Probst Named New Football Coach At Ashley

Former Watauga High football coach Mike Probst was introduced as the new football coach at Wilmington-Ashley. He replaces Tom Eanes, who accepted the Patton head coaching job in late May.

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Bears Ranked In Several National Publications

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team, fresh off its trip to the national title game, has been ranked third and fifth, respectively, in Lindy's and The Sporting News 2014 NCAA Division II Preseason Top 25 Polls. Full Story

 
Kannapolis Derails Hickory, 12-3

The Hickory Crawdads saw their nine-game win streak and their perfect start to the second half of the season come to a end Wednesday afternoon. Kannapolis scored eight times in the fifth inning and defeated Hickory 12-3 at L.P. Frans Stadium.

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'Dads Survive Rain, Intimidators, 11-10

The Hickory Crawdads kept their winning streak and their perfect record intact Tuesday night. The Crawdads (47-28 overall; 6-0 second half South Atlantic League) battled both the elements and the Kannapolis Intimidators at L.P. Frans Stadium.

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Bumgarner Impressive For Giants

Hickory native Madison Bumgarner continues to shine for the San Francisco Giants. Bumgarner is currently 9-4 with a 2.63 earned-run-average in 16 appearances this season.

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Apps Name Field Hockey Assistant Coaches

Former Appalachian State University field hockey goalkeeper Sarah Anderson and four-year forward from Wake Forest University Taylor Rhea has been added to the Appalachian field hockey coaching staff as assistant coaches, head coach Brandi Alexander-Kist announced Tuesday.

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New Floor Design For Dail And PNC Arena

When the North Carolina State men's basketball team takes the court this season, it will be playing on a fresh new design at the Dail Basketball Center and PNC Arena.

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That's eight in a row....WOW!!!!

The Hickory Crawdads are on a roll. And the "Hickory Express" claimed another victim Monday night. The Crawdads (46-28 overall; 5-0 second half) blanked Kannapolis 2-0 at L.P. Frans Stadium. It was also Hickory's sixth shutout win of the year. The Hickory pitching staff has a 0.90 earned-run-average on this run.

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Dads Off to Perfect 4-0 Start in 2nd Half

The Hickory Crawdads began the second half of the South Atlantic League season the same way they ended the first half, with winning baseball. The 'Dads kick started their post-All-Star Game schedule with

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Seven Cyclists Named to All-Star Class

COLORADO SPRING, Colo. – Seven Lees-McRae cyclists were named to the Spring 2014 Collegiate Academic All-Star class, USA Cycling announced Monday afternoon.

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Graybeal Officiates Soccer Finals

A pair of High country natives were recognized at the state championships this spring. Bobby Dunnigan, a umpire in the region for a number of years, was selected as one of four umpires assigned to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 2A state championship series between Bunker Hill and Midway May at UNC-

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Cougars Have Record-Setting Year

Alexander Central recently completed a phenomenal season in softball, as the Cougars completed a perfect 35-0 season and won their fifth North Carolina High School Athletic Association fast-pitch championship.

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Late Rally Hands 'Dads 7th Straight Win

This is getting monotonus. The Hickory Crawdads have just forgotten how to lose. The 'Dads (45-28 overall; 4-0 second half of South Atlantic League play) won their seventh consecutive game, and they

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Canes Release Regular-Season Schedule

The National Hockey League today released the 2014-15 schedules for its 30 member clubs. As announced yesterday via social media, the Carolina Hurricanes will open their 82-game campaign at PNC Arena on Friday, Oct. 10, against the New York Islanders.

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Region 7 Wins Gold Medal

A two-run double by Tommy Bullock of Mooresville in the fourth inning snapped a 1-1 tie and led Region 7 to a 5-1 win Sunday afternoon over Region 5 in the gold-medal game at the Junior/Senior High School Baseball Showcase at the North Carolina Powerade State Games at UNC-Charlotte.

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Lewis, McAllister Lead West To Gold

Zoe Lewis and Megan McAllister of Asheville-Reynolds are quite a dynamic duo. Just ask West coach Jason Dragoon. Lewis and McAllister each had a goal as the West defeated the South 4-2 Sunday morning to win the gold medal at the Junior/Senior High School Soccer Showcase at the North Carolina Powerade State Games in

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Colts Release Lynch

The Indianapolis Colts have released former Appalachian State All-America and seven year veteran, Corey Lynch on Friday.

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