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Red Tornaodes Down Cougars

The Hickory High baseball team played spoiler Friday night as the Red Tornadoes knocked off Alexander Central 8-6 at home. The victory coupled with South Caldwell downing Fred T. Foard 8-1

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Kannapolis Downs 'Dads, 10-2

The Hickory Crawdads set several season highs Friday night, but they came in some unsightly categories as the 'Dads walked 10 batters and committed three errors in their 10-2 defeat to the

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Bobcats Shine At Appalachian Open

Junior Kortnie Curry (Lexington, N.C.) placed second in both the high jump and the long jump to pace the Lees-McRae College women's track and field team to a strong performance at the Appalachian

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Jones Wins Twice In Season Finale

Senior Emily Jones (Leonardtown, Md.) posted a victory in both doubles and singles action to pace the Lees-McRae College women's tennis team in her final match with the Bobcats, as Converse College

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Mountaineers Take Baseball Series Opener, 9-1

Appalachian State scored four early runs Friday night and made them stand, downing the UNCG baseball team 9-1 in a Southern Conference contest inside the UNCG Baseball Stadium. The Spartans fall to 16-18 overall and 4-9 in league play with the loss while the Mountaineers improve to 19-10 and 9-6. Full Story

ASU Clinches Senior Day Victory

Appalachian State men’s tennis wrapped up its regular season home slate on a winning note with a 5-2 victory over Gardner-Webb on Friday afternoon at ASU Tennis Courts. Full Story

Bears Hang On, Nip Lincoln Memorial, 8-7

The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team (19-28, 11-14) rallied from a four-run deficit to take an 8-7 win over Lincoln Memorial (21-22, 12-13) Friday afternoon in the first contest of a South Atlantic Conference weekend series at Hennon Field. Full Story

Bears Produce Several First-Place Finishes At ASU

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams won six events Friday at the Appalachian Open at Kidd Brewer Stadium.
L-R senior Artis Gilmore (Asheville, N.C.) placed first in the men's long jump (22'6.5") while senior Jamont Jones (Washington, N.C.) won the men's 200-meter dash Full Story

Mountaineers Dominate Appalachian Open

Despite several of its top athletes taking a week off to rest before next week's Southern Conference Outdoor Championships, the Appalachian State University track and field squad dominated the Appalachian Open at Ike Belk Track on Friday. Full Story

UPDATED: WHS-Providence Move To ASU

Watauga High Athletic Director Tom Wright has announced that Saturday's varsity baseball double header between the Pioneers and Providence has been

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Graham, McNeil Pace Watauga At Mimosa


The Watauga County Middle School boy's golf team officially opened its spring season Thursday at the Mimosa Hills & Country Club in Morganton, N.C. Watauga had a team score of 190 and finished in a

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Pioneers Finish Second At Orchard Hills

The Watauga High boy's golf team turned in a second-place finish on Thursday in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference meet at the Orchard Hills Golf Course in Granite Falls, N.C.

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Fleet Sweeps Bobcats In League DH

Kristen Oakes (Lenoir, N.C.) and Jessica Smith (Gastonia, N.C.) each tallied three hits to pace the Lees-McRae College softball team on Thursday afternoon, as Erskine College plated nine runs on 21 Full Story

Catawba Elimiates Bears In Semifinal Round

The Catawba Men's Lacrosse Team (8-6) advanced to the Deep South Conference Tournament Championship after escaping with a 12-11 overtime win against Lenoir-Rhyne (8-8) Thursday in the Full Story

Elon Clips ASU In Women's Tennis

In a tightly played contest, Appalachian State women’s tennis was unable to edge instate foe Elon, as the Mountaineers fell just shy in a 4-3 defeat on Thursday afternoon at Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. Full Story


Four outstanding individuals from the world of high school officiating will be honored with an award for lifetime achievement.

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Road Trip Starts off Right, 'Dads Win

The Hickory Crawdads hit the road Thursday night hoping the road would help cure their early season woes, and at least for one night it did. The 'Dads struck for six early runs against the rival Kannapolis Full Story

Pioneers Honor Leigh Cooper Wallace

The Watauga High girl's lacrosse team held a special ceremony before Wednesday night's home opener with West Forsyth. Before the game, family and friends gathered to honor the late Leigh Cooper Wallace, who passed away in December of 2012. A sign with a plaque that read:

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WHS Girls Win Freshnman/Sophomore Meet

The Watauga High JV girl's track team dominated the Freshman/Sophomore Meet in Hickory on Wednesday afternoon. The WHS girls won seven events and posted 21-top-five finishes. Savanna Randle paced WHS by winning the girl's 100-meter dash in 13:48, and finishing second in the girl's 200 (29.14). Full Story

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