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Two Bobcats Lead Dynamo To Title

Carolina Dynamo coach Marc Nicholls admits his team doesn't always take the easiest route to a win, but it will find a way to get there. That was the case in

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Bingham Signs With Lees-McRae

Track standout Erin Bingham from Ashe County High signed her National Letter of Intent to run track at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk.

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Talented Trio Signs With LMC

Darius Smith (Woodridge, Va.), Logan Chaucer (Wilmington, N.C.), and Marcus Hash (Wytheville, Va.) have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men's basketball in the

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Stratton Stymies 'Dads

A potent Hickory Crawdads lineup matched up against one of the best pitchers in the South Atlantic League Monday night, and at least for one evening the

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Breitenstein Named Male Athlete Of Year

Wofford College running back Eric Breitenstein and Davidson College women’s basketball player Sophia Aleksandravicius have been named the 2013 Southern Conference Male and Female Athletes of the Year, the league announced today (May 28). Aleksandravicius and Breitenstein will be honored Full Story

Brady, Younger, Roseman Named All-NW3A/4A

The Watauga High girl's soccer team had three players named to the Northwestern 3A/4A All-Conference Team. Leading the way were seniors

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Jones Named Player Of Year

Well, Watauga High senior Ryder Jones lived up to the pre-season hype by being named the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Player of the Year on Monday by the conference coaches. Jones,

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Elon Sent To Charlottesville Regional

Southern Conference champion Elon learned its postseason fate Monday, with the Phoenix being sent to the Charlottesville (Va.) Regional of the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. Elon will take on UNCW on Friday at Davenport Field. No.6 national seed Virginia is hosting the regional and will face Army in the first round. Each Full Story

Jaguars Ink McCray To 4-Year Deal

The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed cornerback Demetrius McCray to a four-

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Mazara Singles Home Game Winner In 9th

An already memorable Memorial Day weekend was capped off in perfect fashion Sunday night, as Nomar Mazara singled home the winning run in the ninth to give the Hickory Crawdads a 6-5 win and a Full Story

Elon Tops Bulldogs For SoCon Title

After an opening-round loss, No. 3 seed Elon completed its improbable run to a Southern Conference title Sunday, topping No. 4 seed The Citadel 6-5 in the title game of the SoCon Baseball Championship Full Story

Elon Rallies Past Eagles Into Title Game

Number three seed Elon scored five runs in the seventh inning and thwarted No. 7 seed Georgia Southern’s ninth-inning rally Saturday to earn a 7-6 victory in a win-or-go-home game at the Southern Conference Baseball Championship at Fluor Field. The Phoenix advances to Sunday’s title game, where it will meet No. 4 seed Full Story

'Dads Crush Kannapolis, 14-3

A potent Hickory Crawdads lineup took it to another level Saturday night, as the 'Dads exploded for a season high 14 runs on 13 hits in their 14-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators in front of 3,783 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium. All nine Crawdads starters scored at least one run in the blowout, while seven of the nine had at Full Story

Weddington Upends Hickory, 8-7

Any thoughts the Hickory High baseball team had of reaching the Class 3A state championship game were put on hold Saturday afternoon. Weddington, which won the Class 3A title last year, kept its season alive by knocking off Hickory 8-7 in eight innings in game two of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association western Full Story


Former Watauga High soccer coach Doug Kidd added another state championship to his long list of awards and honors. Kidd led the Swansboro High girl's soccer team to its third state title in five years on Saturday afternoon. Tylor Ring scored two goals and assisted on a third to lead the Pirates to a 3-0 win over South Iredell Full Story


Christina Gibbons scored a pair of goals to lead Cardinal Gibbons to a 3-0 victory over Hickory St. Stephens on Saturday afternoon for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A women's soccer championship at Dail Soccer Field at N.C. State University. Gibbons, a Duke signee who scored five goals in a playoff game Full Story

ASU Eliminated By The Citadel

After a slow start, but a valiant effort to stay alive, fifth-seeded Appalachian State University baseball was eliminated from the Southern Conference Tournament with an 8-6 loss to fourth-seeded The Citadel, Saturday at Fluor Field. The heart-breaking defeat closes the Mountaineers 2013 season with a 30-24 record, their seventh- Full Story

Mountaineers End Season at NCAA Prelims

Appalachian State University men's track and field saw five regional qualifiers finish competition at the NCAA East Preliminary at Irwin Belk track on the campus of North Carolina A&T over the weekend. Stanley Broaden, who finished the 400-meter hurdles in 42nd place after posting a time of 54.05 seconds on Thursday, ended his Full Story

Kannapolis Ends Hickory's winning Streak

What was billed as a battle of staff aces between the Hickory Crawdads and Kannapolis Intimidators, instead turned into a small ball demonstration by Kannapolis. The Intimidators slapped their way to 13 hits, all singles, while also swiping five bases resulting in the 'Dads 7-5 loss in front of 4,334 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium. C.J. Edwards Full Story

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