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Brinson Named Rangers' Defender Of Month

Hickory Crawdads All-Star OF Lewis Brinson has been named the Texas Rangers Minor League Defender of the Month for the month of July, becoming the 5th different Crawdad to win a monthly award in 2013. RHP C.J. Edwards (Pitcher of the Month: April), LHP Alexander Claudio (Reliever of the Month: May) LHP Luis Parra (Pitcher of Full Story

Bobcats Sign Two More

Jacquise Moore (Concord, N.C.) and Darryl Bond (Nashville, Tenn.) have both signed National Letters of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men's basketball in the fall of 2013, announced head coach Steve Hardin Friday. Both Jacquise and Darryl will make immediate impacts on the court," said Hardin. "They Full Story

ASU Camp Report: August 8

Appalachian State University football wrapped up its first full week of fall camp with a two-hour-and-fifteen-minute practice on Thursday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. A day after Appalachian held its first two-a-day workouts, the seventh day of camp featured just one practice. The Mountaineer donned full pads for

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Sand Gnats Sink 'Dads, 6-3

The Hickory Crawdads got the big bats of Joey Gallo and Nick Williams back off the disabled list Thursday night, but the bolstered lineup came up short against the Savannah Sand Gnats resulting in a 6-3 loss at Grayson Stadium.

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Smith Wins Medal Of Freedom

Former University of North Carolina men's basketball coach Dean Smith will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Barack Obama announced this afternoon. Full Story


The preseason honors continue to roll in for junior offensive lineman Antonio Richardson who was named to Sports Illustrated’s 2013 Preseason All-America Second Full Story

ACC Adds Five More Future Bowl Dates

The Atlantic Coast Conference has finalized its partnership with five additional bowl games beginning in 2014. The ACC made the announcement on Wednesday.  Full Story

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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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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