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Lees-McRae Adds Six For 2012 season

The Lees-McRae College men's soccer is pleased to announce the addition of six players to its squad for the 2012 season, announced head coach Lee Squires Tuesday. Gus Pederson (Sarasota, Fla.), Sebastian Behan (Sarasota, Fla.), Jake Wimberley (Cary, N.C.), Travis Stover (Titusville, Fla.), Kevin Ruppert (Fayetteville, N.C.), and Jacob Copeland

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Blue Devils Land Top Recruit

Forward Amile Jefferson, a 6-8 forward from Friend's Central School in Philadelphia, Pa., has announced he will attend Duke University next sesason. Jefferson is one of nation's top basketball recruits. He is ranked 25th in the country by ESPN and 22nd by Rivals. Jefferson considered scholarship offers from North Carolina State, Duke, Kentucky, Villanova, and

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Riddle Signs With Alouettes

Former Elon University quarterback Scott Riddle, the all-time passing leader in Southern Conference historyh, has signed a professional contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Riddle led the SoCon in passing yardage in all four year stay with the Phoenix from 2007-10. He also holds 41 NCAA, SoCon or Elon records. His 13,264 passing

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Pioneers-Rams Rained Out

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that today game's second-round state playoff game between the Pioneers (16-8) and T.C. Roberson (25-2) has been rained out. The game will be played on Wednesday at

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Tailwind Track Competes At Gastonia/Charlotte

The Tailwind Track Team got the season off to a good start with a solid showing at the Gastonia Eagles/Duane Ross Development Track Meet on Saturday. Andie Waugh finished third in the Midget Girls 3,000-meter run. She finished the race

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Bobcats to host College ID Camp On June 9

The Lees-McRae College women's soccer team will host a one-day college identification camp on June 9, 2012, announced head coach Cally Morrill Tuesday. The one-day camp will be held on the Lees-McRae campus and will feature multiple training sessions with college coaches, a college preparatory talk, and

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Smith Named NW3A/4A Player Of Year

Watauga High senior Michael Smith closed out his high school tennis career in strong fashion. He was 19-3 playing No.1 singles for the Pioneers, he won the singles championship in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference by defeating his teammmate Harrrison Battle in the finals at South Caldwell, he was a regional finalist, and he made it to the quarterfinal round of

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Suns outshine 'Dads, 5-3

The Hickory Crawdads dropped the series opener against the Hagerstown Suns, 5-3, before 547 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Monday night.  The game was delayed for 1:07 during the bottom of the sixth inning due to inclement

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Mauney, Brady To Play In State Games

For the second year in a row, Lillie Brady and Lydia Mauney will represent Watauga High at the North Carolina State Games. Brady and Mauney played in the state games last summer earning a gold medal with the West All-Stars. The

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Vandyke Commits To Bluefield

Rising senior Ashlyn Vandyke of Watauga High has verbally committed to play volleyball at Bluefield College after her senior season.  Vandyke, who will graduate in the spring of 2013, will officially sign her letter of intent in the

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Five Former Apps Compete in Rookie Minicamps

Five former Appalachian State University gridiron standouts — wide receiver Brian Quick (St. Louis Rams), running back Travaris Cadet (New Orleans Saints), cornerback DeAndre Presley (San Diego Chargers), fullback Ben Jorden (Carolina Panthers) and defensive tackle Gordy Witte, Jr. (New Orleans Saints) — got

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Clark Headed To ASU

He's only a junior, but right hander Bailey Clark has all ready made up his mind. Clark, who attends Asheville Christian Academy in Asheville, N.C.,  has made a verbal commitment lto attend Appalachian State University. Clark’s fastball has already been clocked at 91 miles-an-hour and his pitch selection that also includes a changeup and a curveball. During

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ASU Climbs Into Baseball America Poll

Appalachian State University baseball added another monumental achievement to its ever-growing 2012 resume on Monday when it entered Baseball America’s college top-25 poll for the first time. Appalachian comes in at No. 24 nationally in this week’s Baseball America rankings. The No. 24 ranking not only marks Appalachian's first appearance in the prestigious Baseball America poll — which dates back to 1981 — but also gives the Mountaineers their first-ever top-25 recognition in

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Mountaineers Ranked In Bball America Top 25

For the first time in school history, the Appalachian State University baseball team has been ranked in the Baseball America Top 25 Poll. The Mountaineers (36-13 overall; 20-7 in the Southern Conference) are currently in first place in the Full Story

 
Pioneers-Rams Set For 7 p.m.Tuesday

The T.C. Roberson Athletic Department has announced that Tuesday night's second-round game between the Watauga High baseball team and T.C. Roberson will officially begin at 7 p.m. WHS (16-8) will have the right hander Matt Proffitt (6-2 with 2 saves) on the mound. The Rams (25-2) are ranked

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Taylor Breaks 28-Year Old Record

Alex Taylor broke a 28-year old school record and Chris Moen set a new personal best in the 1,500-meter run to lead Appalachian State University men's track and field at the Virginia Challenge on Saturday. Taylor, who finished ninth with a

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ASU Downs Samford To Take Series

Despite a late effort by the Bulldogs, the Mountaineers held on to win the series, as Appalachian State University baseball defeated Southern Conference opponent Samford, 9-7, at Joe Lee Griffin Field on Sunday. With the win, Appalachian

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Crawdads-Savannah Game Sunday Rained Out

Sunday's scheduled game between the Hickory Crawdads and the Savannah Sand Gnats at L.P. Frans Stadium has been canceled due to inclement weather. As the two teams will not meet again in the first half of the season, there will not be

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WHS Women's Track Wins Regional Crown

The Watauga High women's track team won the NCHSAA Class 4A Western Regional at Jack Groce Stadium on Saturday. The Pioneers nosed out West Mecklenburg by 1.5 points to best the field. WHS had 76.50 points to 75 for West Meck. The Hawks won four events, the Pioneers won two. But WHS had 11 top five finishes, West Meck had eight. Darby

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