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Pioneers Release Hoop Schedule

The 2013-14 high school basketball season is still a ways off, but Watauga High boy's basketball coach Rob Sanders has been hard at work putting together next season's schedule.

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Harrison Earns All-Conference Honors

Lees-McRae College sophomore Ryan Harrison (Lake Mary, Fla.) has been named to the all-Conference Carolinas team for the first time in his career,

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Bobcats To Host Summer Camps

The Lees-McRae College women's basketball program will host three separate camps this summer, offering warm weather activities and hands-on instruction

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Twin Bill Sweep Pushes Win Streak To 7

Another day, another dramatic win. The Hickory Crawdads continued their improbable streak Sunday as the 'Dads swept a doubleheader against the Charleston RiverDogs, taking game one 10-2 before

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Mountaineers Top Furman on Senior Day

Appalachian State University softball polished off the series sweep of Furman as it defeated the Paladins, 5-3, on Sunday afternoon at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium. With the win the Mountaineers improve 24-16 overall on the season, while Furman falls to 22-24 overall and 7-10 in the Southern Conference Full Story

L-R Wins Fourth Straight SAC Tournament

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (35-14) defeated Catawba (32-19), 7-5 and 8-0, Sunday afternoon at Whitley Field to win the 2013 Food Lion SAC Tournament Championship, its fourth straight league tournament title. Lenoir-Rhyne, which won the conference tournament for the eighth time in school history, earned the South Full Story

Bears' Rally Falls Short Against No.4 Rollins

The fourth-ranked Rollins Women's Lacrosse Team (14-1) held off a late rally to beat Lenoir-Rhyne (7-7), 15-9, Sunday afternoon at Moretz Stadium. The Tars' Caroline Lamere (Longwood, Fla.) finished with a match-high six goals and three assists as Rollins won its eighth straight contest. Full Story

Bulldogs Complete Sweep Against ASU

Despite a late surge with three runs in the ninth to even the score at 7-7, the late run was not enough, as Appalachian State University baseball dropped its third game of the weekend against The Citadel, falling 8-7 on Sunday afternoon at Riley Park. Full Story

WCU Sweeps SoCon Championships

The Western Carolina men and women claimed the 2013 SoCon Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Eagle Track & Field Complex at Erk Russell Athletic Park. The Catamount men finished with a total of 222.5 points, while the women finished with a total of 197.5 points. Full Story

Davidson Leads At SoCon Championships

Davidson sophomore Todd Eckstein had the only sub-par round of the day and the Wildcats shot 9-over as a team to hold the lead after Sunday’s blustery first day of the Southern Conference Men’s Golf Championship at the Daniel Island Club’s Ralston Creek Course. Full Story

Pioneers Compete At Tri-Cities Meet

The Watauga High boy's and girl's track teams produced 23 top-ten finishers on Saturday at the Tri-Cities Classic in Johnson City, TN. The WHS girls had 13 top-ten finishers; the WHS boys had ten. Full Story

Huskies Down Pioneers In Girl's Lacrosse

The Watauga High girl's lacrosse team suffered a 17-7 loss on Saturday against Cornelius-Hough in a District 7 game at Leigh Wallace Memorial Field.

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Walk-Off Triple Secures App Victory Over Furman

Appalachian State University softball improved on its perfect home record with a sweep over Furman on Saturday afternoon at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium. The Mountaineers defeated the Paladins 3-2 in game one before a taking a thrilling 5-4 victory on a Dani Heichen triple in the bottom of the seventh in game two. Full Story

Williams Leads Bobcats At Conference Championships

Sophomore Ryan Trask (Cobleskill, N.Y.) placed second in the discus throw, and senior Brandon Williams (Raleigh, N.C.) turned in a pair of strong performances in the 110- and 400-meter hurdles to pace the Lees-McRae College men's track and field team to an impassioned effort on the second day of the Conference Carolinas Full Story

Defense, Matics Lift Black to 12-3 Win

A terrific defensive effort and stellar punting and place-kicking by Zach Matics (Jacksonville, N.C./Southwest-Onslow) lifted the Black squad to a 12-3 win over the Gold in Appalachian State University football’s Spring Game on Saturday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Full Story

ASU Drops Second-Straight to The Citadel

Shortstop Will Callaway began the game with a solo home run in the first inning to extend a 12-game hitting streak, but the hits were not frequent enough, as Appalachian State University baseball dropped its second-straight game to The Citadel, 5-3, Saturday afternoon at Riley Park. Full Story

'Dads Walk-Off with 5th Straight Win

A winning streak that had seen some improbable comebacks received its greatest rally yet Saturday night, as the Hickory Crawdads overcame a 6-run, 7th inning deficit to the Charleston RiverDogs with a Lewis Brinson walk-off infield single resulting in an amazing 10-9 victory. Full Story

L-R Men, Women Finish Third At SE Regionals

Both the Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams finished third at the Southeast Regional Championships which concluded Saturday at the Irwin Belk Track at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex. Wingate took the women's title with 276 points while Mars Hill (193 points) placed first on the men's side. Full Story

Curry, Cleveland Pace LMC At Conference Finals

Senior Iesha Poindexter (Jetterville, Va.) set a new school record in the 100-meter dash, and Sarah Monday (Lexington, N.C.) placed second in the pole vault to lead the Lees-McRae College women's track and field team to a strong performance on the second day of the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Championships Full Story

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