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The Southern Conference has announced the pairings for the 2014 Women’s Basketball Tournament, slated to begin Friday (March 7) in Asheville, N.C., at Kimmell Arena on the campus of UNC-Asheville.

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Madison Bumgarner Ticket Sale

The Hickory Crawdads are giving local fans some extra incentive to watch the San Francisco Giants on Opening Day this year, thanks to former South Caldwell High School standout Madison Bumgarner being

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Pioneers Nip Cougars, 6-5

If the first two games of the season are any indication, the Watauga High baseball team will be walking a tightrope this season. For the second time in three days, the Pioneers squeaked out a close win against an arch-rival in a venue that's been less than hospitable in recent years. Full Story

ASU Sweeps Tournament Host CSU

The Appalachian State University softball team took a pair from Charleston Southern on Saturday at the Charleston Southern Invitational. The Mountainners won the opener, 3-2; they took game two 1-0 in a five-inning game that was called due to darkness.

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Western Carolina’s women’s team and Appalachian State’s men’s team lead the field at the conclusion of day one of the 2014 Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship.

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The Southern Conference has announced the pairings for the 2014 Men’s Basketball Tournament, slated to begin Friday (March 7) in Asheville, N.C., at the U.S. Cellular Center. Full Story

Mocs Top Mountaineers in SoCon Finale

An anemic offensive showing in the second half and a tough, physical Chattanooga proved to be too much to overcome as Appalachian State University men’s basketball fell by a 63-44 final in its final Southern Conference regular season game on Saturday at McKenzie Arena. Full Story

Mountaineers Crack Win Column Against Michigan

Behind fantastic pitching and timely hitting, Appalachian State University baseball ended its nine-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over Michigan on Saturday at theUSA Baseball-Irish Classic in Cary, N.C. Full Story

Offensive Woes Trouble Bobcats

Lees-McRae senior Layana De Souza and sophomore Alyssa Munson registered double digits, but the LMC offense couldn't get on track in a 46-37 loss to King in the Conference Carolinas quarterfinal powered by OrthoCarolina at the Student Center Complex in Bristol, Tenn. Full Story

L-R Women Clinch SAC Regular Season Title

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (22-5, 17-5) clinched its fourth South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Championship in school history with a 73-50 win over Mars Hill (8-18, 7-15) Saturday afternoon at Stanford Arena. Full Story

Mountaineers Beats WCU In Season Finale

The Appalachian State University womens' basketball team finished the regular season by knocking off Western Carolina 63-56 Saturday afternoon in Cullowee, N.C. Full Story


The North Carolina High School Athletic Association's regional basketball tournaments, will get underway on Tuesday as the state's prep teams continue the road toward the state championships.

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Mountaineers Fall to Samford in SoCon Opener

Appalachian State University women’s tennis lost its second-straight match as it fell by a 4-3 final to Samford in its Southern Conference opener on Saturday at Yonahlossee Racquet Club. Full Story

Mountaineers’ Sun Belt Slate is Set

Appalachian State University’s first NCAA Division I FBS football schedule was finalized on Saturday when the Sun Belt Conference announced its 2014 slate. While Appalachian State’s home and away Sun Belt opponents for 2014 have been set since last fall, dates for the Mountaineers’ eight conference games were not known Full Story

WHS Soccer Earns Tie In Season Opener

The Watauga High girls' soccer team earned a 1-1 tie in its season opener Friday night in Taylorsville, N.C. The Pioneers dominated the game by out shooting and out possessing Alexander Central, but the Pioneers couldn't find the net.

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Indians Nip Bears, 2-1

The Catawba Baseball Team (7-8, 3-3) outlasted Lenoir-Rhyne (4-12, 1-8) in a pitchers' duel Friday night in a South Atlantic Conference game at Bears Field. Catawba's John Tuttle (Kannapolis, N.C.) (2-1) allowed just one unearned run in addition to striking out 12 batters in the complete game victory as the Indians won their third Full Story

ASU Baseball Drops Ninth Straight

The Appalachian State University baseball team saw great performances by pitchers but could not gain more than one run losing the first game of the Notre Dame’s Irish Classic 2-1 to Youngstown State Friday afternoon at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. Full Story

ASU Spring Practice Report, February 28

Appalachian State University football officially began on-field preparations for its first NCAA Division I FBS campaign on Friday when it opened spring practice at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Friday’s practice, the first of 15 permitted by the NCAA in the spring, was conducted in helmets and shorts, although many players chose Full Story

Apps Down Raiders; Fall to Panthers

Appalachian State University softball began the Charleston Southern Invitational at 9 a.m. with the first game of the day against the Eastern Illinois Panthers and would fall 2-1. In the second game of the morning, App State would challenge the Colgate Raiders and win 3-2 on a walk-off sac-fly. Full Story

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