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Rua Promoted To Texas League

Hickory Crawdads All-Star infielder Ryan Rua has been promoted to the Frisco RoughRiders (AA), headlining three separate changes to the 'Dads roster on Thursday.
Rua, 23, had a breakout season with the Crawdads in 2013, leading the South Atlantic League in home runs (29), RBI (82) and extra base hits (54), while also ranking

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HOLLAND NAMED MLB PITCHER OF MONTH

Things are really looking up for relief pitcher Greg Holland. Holland, who graduated from McDowell High and Western Carolina University, is having the greatest season of his professional career and the all-star closer has received his first monthly award in Major League Baseball. Holland, a member of the Kansas City Royals, led the Majors Full Story

 
Crawdads Fall In Exta Innings

The Hickory Crawdads were in position for their 3rd straight walk-off win over the Greensboro Grasshoppers Wednesday night, but for the first time in the series the 'Dads fell short in a 5-4, 11-inning loss at Crawdads stadium. Full Story

 
Women's Tennis Reveals Fall Slate

Appalachian State University women's tennis head coach Colin Crothers revealed his squad's schedule for the upcoming fall season on Thursday. The Mountaineers, who Full Story

 
Fletcher, LeGree Join NFL Squads

Former Appalachian State University football All-Americans Jabari Fletcher (Atlanta, Ga./Grady) and Mark LeGree (Columbus, Ga./Pacelli Catholic) have agreed to terms with the Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills, respectively. Full Story

 
Tar Heels To Appear On Big Monday

This season’s ESPN's Big Monday college basketball doubleheader will include the debut of the Atlantic Coast Conference and the return of the Big 12. Airing every Full Story

 
ASU Camp Report: August 7

Appalachian State University football held its first two-a-day practices of the year on Wednesday with morning and afternoon sessions at Kidd Brewer Stadium. The Mountaineers practiced for over an hour-and-a-half in helmets and shoulder pads in the morning and donned full pads for the afternoon’s two-hour workout.

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Bobcats Release 2013-14 Schedule

The National Basketball Association released its schedule for the 2013-14 season on Wednesday. The season officially begins on Tuesday, October 29 with the two-time champion Miami Heat taking on the Chicago Bulls at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Fl. On that same night, the Los Angeles Lakers will open the Full Story

 
Zagoria Competes at USGA Amateur Championship

Appalachian State University women's golfer Haley Zagoria competed this week at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship in Charleston, S.C. The tournament was held at the Country Club of Charleston. The Atlanta native finished two rounds of stroke play shooting a 20-over-par 162. Zagoria shot an 80 in round one while Full Story

 
ASU Volleyball Earns Fourth-Straight AVCA Award

Appalachian State University volleyball has been honored for the fourth-straight year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) with an AVCA Team Academic Award for its work in the classroom. The Mountaineers are one of 130 NCAA Division teams to be recognized for their academic prowess and join

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ASU Baseball Adds Pitcher To Incoming Class

Right-handed pitcher Sean Mason (Austin, Texas/McNeil) has signed a National Letter of Intent to join Appalachian State University’s baseball program, head coach Billy Jones announced on Wednesday. Full Story

 
Fornah Named New Assistant Coach At LMC

Kadija Fornah has been named the new assistant men and women's volleyball coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Dave Schmidlin Wednesday.
"I am excited that Kadija is joining our program," said Schmidlin. "Not only is she an accomplished collegiate and professional athlete, but she is also down to earth, very

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Phelps Lands On His Feet

Former Watauga Highand Appalachian State University  graduate Jason Phelps has been named an assistant coach at Bunker Hill High by head coach Travis Conner on Monday.  Phelps has joined the Bears after two seasons as head coach at Foard. He will be the Bears’ defensive coordinator and teach strength and conditioning at the Full Story

 
Godwin Selected To Work Southeast Regional

Assistant principal Jim Godwin of Hardin Park Middle School in Boone, N.C., has been selected to work the Southeast Regional Little League semi-final game  in Warner

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ASU Camp Report: August 6

For the first time this season, Appalachian State University football donned full pads on Tuesday afternoon for its two-hour practice at Kidd Brewer Stadium.
The first day in full pads brought with it some big collisions. None were bigger than a clean but vicious hit that true freshman outside linebacker Rashaad Townes

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Brinson Blasts Walk-Off In Wild 10-9 Win

The Hickory Crawdads welcomed All-Star center fielder Lewis Brinson back from the disabled list Tuesday night and watched as he gave the 'Dads their second straight walk-off win with a 2-run blast in the 9th for a 10-9 victory over the Greensboro Grasshoppers at Crawdads Stadium. Brinson, who had missed the last nine Full Story

 
Harvey Fans Eight In GCL Win

Former Bandys High pitcher Hunter Harvey turned in his best performance of the season, so far. Harvey, who wa taken in the first round (22nd pick overall) of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft in JUne by the Baltimore Orioles, allowed no runs, no hits, walked one and struck out a career-high eight batters in three innings against Full Story

 
Wiseman Named Head Coach At Avery

It took a while, but Matt Wiseman has finally landed his first head-coaching job. And the opportunities comes at his alma mater, Avery High in Newland, N.C. Wiseman, who was an assistant coach at Watauga for a number of years, takes over the girl's basketball program this season.  He succeed Missy Lyons, who stepped down last Full Story

 
All-Stater Polsgrove Out For Season

The high school football season is still a little less than three weeks away, and the problems are all ready mounting for Avery football coach Darrell Brewer and his coaching staff. The Vikings, who open the season at Cloudland (TN.) on Friday, August 23, lost their best player to injury on July 30. Defensive back Ty Polsgrove, who Full Story

 
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