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Hyatt Earns First Professional Win

It didn't take long for Nathan Hyatt to pick up his first win in professional baseball. And the right hander from Appalachian State University and a member of the Danville Braves (the Rookie League affiliate of the Atlanta Braves), did it in his first appearance of the year. Hyatt came on in relief Friday night against the Bristol
White Sox in the Rookie-Appalachian League, tossed a scoreless inning, and was impressive in doing so, as he struck out the side in a 9-8 win. Hyatt was taken

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Crawdads Crush Grasshoppers, 11-4

The Hickory Crawdads scored five times in the bottom of the seventh and thumped the Greensboro Grasshoppers 11-4 at L.P. Frans Stadium on Friday night. The Crawdads (2-0; 38-33), who wiped out an early 3-0 deficit, snapped a 3-3 tie in the fifth inning by plating three runs in the frame. Three consecutive singles with one out by Luis Sardinas, Drew Robinson and Jeremy Williams, who drove in Sardinas, gave the Crawdads a 4-3 lead. Robinson and Williams scored on a two-out

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McKaig Finishes 11th At Olympic Trials

Alissa McKaig of Zap Fitness Foundation of Blowing Rock turned in an 11th-place finish in the women's 10,000-meter run at the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore., Friday night. McKaig finished the race in 32:31.66; Amy Hastings of Brooks won the race in 31:58.36. Sarah Porter, who's had a productive season with Zap Fitness did not finish the race. Hastings led much of the second half of the race and moved from third to first with 100 meters to go before winning the race. Natosha Rogers

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Gates Entertaining Numerous Offers

Wide receiver Evan Gates of Davidson Day School in Davidson, N.C., has become a hot commodity with the college recruiters. The rising senior, who stands 6-foot-0 and weighs 195 pounds, received a schlorship offer from UNC-Charlotte on Friday. He has also received offers from East Carolina and Appalachian State. Duke, North Carolina, and North Carolina State have also shown some interest in the rising senior. Gates led Davidson Day to a North Carolina Indepedent School

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Will They Stay, Or Will They Go?

Like Hamlet, "To be, or not to be. That's the question. The answer, well right now, nobody knows. On Friday, the Colonial Athletic Association, which will lose member schools Old Dominion (Conference USA), Virginia Commonwealth Full Story

 
ASU Men’s Soccer Releases 2012 Schedule

Appalachian State University men’s soccer head coach Matt Nelson announced the teams schedule for the upcoming 2012 season on Friday. The Mountaineers, who finished last season with a 10-5-4 record and advanced to the Southern Conference Tournament, will face a difficult slate that features four opponents who participated in last year’s NCAA Division I Championship Tournament. Appalachian will see its first action on the pitch with a pair of exhibition matches against

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Watauga-East Burke Rained Out

Watauga Junior Legion coach Bradley Rudisill has announced that tonight's scheduled game between the Junior Legion team and East Burke has been rained out. No make up date has been announced. Rudisill hopes to get the game in sometime this coming week. And next Saturday's game (June 30) against Maiden has been cancelled. Maiden, which has really struggled this season, doesn't have enough players on the team. Watuaga (8-7-1) travels to Patton Saturday afternoon

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Dowby Makes First Pro Start

Former Appalachian State University catcher Jeremy Dowdy finally got a chance to play in his first professional game Thursday night. Dowdy, who signed a free-agent contract with the Chicago White Sox, made his playing debut

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Pollard Announces Addition of Josh Jordan to Staff

Duke head baseball coach Chris Pollard has announced the addition of Josh Jordan to the Blue Devil coaching staff. Jordan will serve as an assistant coach, working with the team's catchers and outfielders while serving as the

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Grant Released By Marlins

Former Appalachian State University pitcher Seth Grant has been released by the Miami Marlins. Grant, who was 7-3 with a team-best 3.49 earned-run-average this spring, was taken by the Miami Marlins in the 26th round

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Hickory Downs 'Hoppers In 2nd Half Opener

The Hickory Crawdads opened the second half of the season with a 6-3 win against the Greensboro Grasshoppers Thursday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. The Crawdads erased a 2-1 deficit in the bottom of the fourth inning.  Jorge Alfaro led off the inning with a single and advanced to third on a

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Mountaineers Land 28 on Academic All-SoCon Team

Appalachian State University student-athletes received more academic accolades on Thursday when 28 Mountaineers were named to the Southern Conference Spring Academic all-conference team. The list included those who participated in baseball, golf, softball, tennis and outdoor track & field during the Full Story

 
Hackett Inducted Into HOF

Dino Hackett, who was an All-America linebacker at Appalachian State University and with the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League, was inducted into the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame Thursday night. Hackett played a number of sports at Southern Guilford High School, but

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Riddle Released By Alouettes

Former Elon University quarterback Scott Riddle, the all-time leading passer in Southern Conference history, has been released by the Montreal Alouttes of the Canadian Football League. Riddle who signed with Montreal on May 15, led the SoCon in passing yardage in all four of his seasons from 2007-10 and graduated as the holder of 41 NCAA, SoCon or

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Blast Remains Perfect

The Watauga Blast softball team won its fifth consecutive game with a double-header sweep Wednesday night against Johnson County (TN.) at Happy Valley High School in Elizabethon, TN.  The Blast (5-0), which has outscored

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Another First-Team All-America Honor for Kassouf


Appalachian State University’s Daniel Kassouf (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) received another first-team all-America honor on Wednesday when the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) bestowed Appalachian’s

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PATTON ON THE MOVE

Rising senior guard Jevon Patton of Highland Tech is transferring to Olympic High in Charlotte to "face stiffer competition and to raise his stock with college coaches." Patton turned in a solid junior year leading Highland Tech to a 21-7 record. He averaged 22 points, eight assists and six steals a game. The 5-foot-9 senior will join an Olympic squad that went 28-2

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Rockhold Announces Retirement

Former Appalachian State University kicker Erik Rockhold, who played for the Mountaineers from 1999-2003, has announced his retirement from professional football. Rockhold, an All-America with the Mountaineers, played seven seasons (2006-12) in the Indoor Football League with the Reading Express. Rockhold, who scored his first

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Kassouf Earns All-America Honors

The honors just keep pouring in for Daniel Kassouf, who completed his college eligibility with Appalachian State University  this spring. Kassouf, who was ranked nationally in home runs, runs-batted-in, and slugging percentage, has been named first team All-America by the American Baseball Coaches Association. Kassouf batted .339 with a school record 17 home runs and

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