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Crawdads Blanked In Road Trip Finale

The Hickory Crawdads offense appeared to be out of gas in their finale against the Charleston RiverDogs Wednesday afternoon, as the 'Dads were shutout 2-0 to end their series with a 4-game split.

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Watauga High football coach Ryan Habich has announced that football practice officially begins Thursday morning at 8 a.m., at Jack Groce Stadium. Players will work out from 8-11 a.m., and must report by 7:20 a.m. Also, all physical forms must be completed Full Story

Smith Joins Chargers

It didn't take long for linebacker D.J. Smith to find a new home. Just one day after he was released by the Green Bay Packers on April 24 for failing a physical, the former Appalachian State University Full Story

RiverDogs Top Crawdads, 3-1

One night after posting two late rallies while sweeping a doubleheader against the Charleston RiverDogs, the Hickory Crawdads came up short in their come-from-behind attempt Tuesday resulting in Full Story

Bobcats Ink Tutton, Felton

Raul Tutton, Jr. (Germantown, Tenn.) and Rishad Felton (Hendersonville, N.C.) have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College in the fall of 2013 and play men's basketball, joining an already impressive recruiting class, announced head coach Steve Hardin Tuesday. Full Story

Austin Proehl Is A Tar Heel

North Carolina added its first wide receiver commit for the 2014 class today, when Charlotte (NC) Providence wide receiver Austin Proehl committed to the Tar Heels.
The 5-10, 165-pound prospect chose UNC over offers from Wake Forest and Virginia Tech. The offer from the Tar Heels came earlier today and the talented pass Full Story

TD Club Raffle Tickets On Sale Now!

The Watauga High Touchdown Club is currently selling raffle tickets for football team's preseason dinner Friday night. The cost of the tickets is $100 each. And their will Full Story

Phillips Suffers Torn ACL

It's been a tough start for linebacker Jason Phillips and his new team, the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Wilkes Finishes Fifth At Regionals

The Wilkes County All-Stars, representing North Carolina in the 12-and-under Southeast Regional Little League Softball Tournament, finished on a high note with an 8-0 victory over West Virginia on Sunday,

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It's hard to believe, but the high school cross country season begins on Thursday. The Watauga High boy's and girl's teams are currently ranked 25th by in their respective polls.

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Maybin Hopes To Rejoin Padres Soon

It's been a tough year for Cameron Maybin. The former T.C. Roberson High star, who was taken by the Detroit Tigers in the first round (tenth pick overall) in the 2006 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft,  has Full Story

'Dads Take Two From Charleston

The Hickory Crawdads and Charleston RiverDogs played late into Monday night and early into Tuesday morning with their rain delayed doubleheader, but when the night was over the outcome was worth

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Bobcats Earn All-Academic Honors

The Lees-McRae College women's track and field team has been recognized as one of 92 NCAA Division II all-Academic Track and Field Teams by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Full Story

Mayview Madness Race September 21

Pete Rea has announced that ZAP Fitness Foundation in  Blowing Rock, N.C., will be hosting the 14th annual Stickboy Bread Company Mayview Madness 5K Race on Saturday September 21st. The historic Full Story

Game Times Announced for Sun Belt Network

The Sun Belt Conference has released game times for its seven Sun Belt Network football games that will air this fall.  Additionally, Texas State’s home

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Hairston Suspended Indefinitely

University of North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams has suspended P.J. Hairston from the Full Story

Crawdads Crush Kannapolis

The Hammerin' Hickory Crawdads hit three home runs and starting pitcher Ryan Bores threw six shutout innings as the 'Dads cruised to a 6-1 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators Sunday night at Full Story

Omar Carter’s Odyssey

Omar Carter was feeling good.
At 25, the former Charlotte Christian and Appalachian State basketball star had just finished a successful first season of professional basketball in Brazil. He had Full Story

Onaka, Lyon Power 'Dads To Victory

The Hickory Crawdads received some much needed power from an unlikely source Saturday night, as utility man Hirotoshi Onaka lined a 3-run homer in the second to power the 'Dads to a 4-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators at CMC-Northeast Stadium. Onaka's blast was also the 136th of the year for the Crawdads, breaking their

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