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Evans headlines Buchanan Watch List

New Hampshire senior linebacker Matt Evans has the opportunity to become only the second two-time winner of the Buck Buchanan Award. Full Story

 
Kimbrough, McCray on Buchanan Watch List

Appalachian State University seniors Jeremy Kimbrough (Decatur, Ga./Cedar Grove) and Demetrius McCray (Covington, Ga./Newton) are among 20 players on the initial watch list for the 2012 Buck Buchanan Award, Full Story

 
Vikings To Honor Greene In Home Opener

Avery High School has announced it will dedicate and rename its press box at MacDonald Stadium after the late Jim Greene, who passed away in January. Greene, a minister in Avery County and the morning personality on WECR 1130 AM Radio, did public address anouncing for all Vikings home football

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Payne Headed To ECU

Former Hickory High girls’ basketball star Jada Payne is leaving LaSalle University and transferring to East Carolina this fall. Payne, a rising sophomore who played one season at LaSalle, still has three years of eligibility

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East Rolls Over West, 34-9

The East All-Stars had it all their way Wednesday night at Jamieson Stadium as they clobbered the West 34-9 in the 64th Annual North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game. Quarterback Ja'Quil Capel of West Montgomery stole the show as he ran for 64 yards and scored

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Sturgill, Isaacs Named All-Stars

The Watauga Junior American Legion baseball team will be well represented in the Area IV All-Star Classic Saturday at McDowell High School in Marion. Watauga had five players chosen for this event, but only two will be in

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HUNTER, ROGERS NAMED TO BILETNIKOFF AWARD WATCH LIST

University of Tennessee junior wide receivers Justin Hunter and Da’Rick Rogers were each named to the 2012 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List released Tuesday. The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver

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UNCG Names Breneman Head Softball Coach

Janelle Breneman, who has spent the past eight years in the SEC and ACC, has been named the ninth head softball coach in UNCG softball history, Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday. Breneman brings 17 years

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Hemphill Paces West At State Games

Troy Hemphill of T.C. Roberson, who will attend UNC-Asheville in the fall, scored twice Tuesday night leading the West to a 3-2 win against the East in the 21st Annual North Carolina Coaches Association East-West Senior All-Star Soccer Games at UNC-Greensboro. With the win, the West leads the all-time series with 10 wins, seven losses and four ties. Hemphill,

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Ranson Named Assistant Baseball Coach At Furman

Furman Paladins head baseball coach Ron Smith has announced the hiring of Mike Ranson as assistant baseball coach. Ranson, who will serve as pitching coach for the Paladins, comes to Furman after serving two seasons as pitching coach/recruiting coordinator at the University of Delaware.  He takes over for Chris Edwards, who recently resigned

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Crawdads Rally Falls Short

The Hickory Crawdads are glad to be headed back home following a very disappointing eight-game road trip. The Crawdads were 2-6 on their recent trip, and they closed things out with a disappointing 8-5 loss Tuesday night against the Delmarva Shorebirds hung on, 8-5 at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury. The Crawdads, who fell behind 8-0

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NeedToBreathe to Perform at Fan Fest

Appalachian State University athletics announced on Tuesday that Southern rock band NeedToBreathe will headline Appalachian football’s annual Fan Fest, presented by Carolina West Wireless on Saturday, Aug. 18 at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

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Ruble Named A-10 Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

The Atlantic 10 Conference named Charlotte's track and field athlete Macey Ruble and Richmond's swimmer Mali Kobelja its Male and Female Scholar-Athletes of the Year respectively Tuesday. The annual award is presented to a male and female from an Atlantic 10 Conference member institution that best exemplifies the term student-athlete. Each

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29ers One Win Away From State Tournament

The Caldwell County Post 29 baseball team took advantage of sloopy fielding and poor pitching in game two of its American Legion Area IV semifinal series. In turn, the 29ers (26-5) blasted the Gaston Braves 11-4 Tuesday night in Belmont, N.C., to take a commanding 2-0 lead in their best of five series. The 29ers can wrap up the series tonight at MS Deal Stadium

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Mountaineer Cross Country Releases 2012 Schedule

Appalachian State University cross country head coach Michael Curcio announced both the men’s and women’s cross country schedules for the upcoming 2012 season on Monday. The Mountaineers will host a total of

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ShoreBirds Blow Out Hickory

The Delmarva Shorebirds swung by the Hickory Crawdads, 15-3, before 2,576 fans at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury on Monday night. The Shorebirds (8-16, 36-57) jumped in front with four runs in the first frame against Victor Payano (L, 5-5).  With two on and one away, an RBI base hit

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Ruble Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Charlotte track and field student athlete Macey Ruble is the recipient of a $7,500 postgraduate scholarship, awarded by the NCAA following the conclusion of his senior season. Already a recipient of a $5,000 postgraduate award from the Atlantic 10 Conference, Ruble plans to enroll at Cornell

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West Stars Pull Off Sweep In Greensboro

The North Carolina Coaches Association All-Star Basketball Games had a western flavor on Monday night. The West won both the men's and women's games at the Greensboro Coliseum. The West women, led by Ashe County High coach Laura Foster, defeated the East 82-65 in the 38th annual game. The West won the men's game, 107-97 in the

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Tewell Stepping Up For Braves

Tyler Tewell seems to have settled in with the Gulf Coast League Braves of the Rookie Gulf Coast League. Tewell, who played at Appalachian State University, has rebounded from a slow start in his professional career. Tewell had two more hits Monday night for the Braves and he's batting .345 for the Braves in 13 games. Tewell was taken by the

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