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UL Lafayette Hits Six Homers to Even Series

BOONE, N.C. — Less than 24 hours after Appalachian State University baseball limited UL Lafayette’s high-powered offense to just one run and five hits in a 2-1 Friday night victory, the Ragin’ Cajuns exploded for six home runs and 12 extra-base hits in a 20-6 win over

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App State Open Results.....

BOONE, N.C. - The Appalachian State University men's and women's track teams hosted the App State Open on Saturday. The App State women posted five first-place finishes at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Micah Hanks finished first and earned a new personal best in the long

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Baxter wins 110-meter Hurdles at App State

Boone, N.C. - The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams had several notable performances at the Appalachian State Open Saturday at Irwin Belk Track. Lenoir-Rhyne junior All-American Kevin Baxter (Columbia, S.C.) won the men's 110-meter

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Two More Mountaineers Enter NFL Ranks

BOONE, N.C. — Former Appalachian State University offensive lineman Kendall Lamm (Charlotte, N.C./Butler) and defensive back Joel Ross (Damascus, Md./Damascus) agreed to join the Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys, respectively, as undrafted free agents shortly following the conclusion of the 2015 National Football League Draft on Saturday. Full Story

'Dads' Late Rally Falls Short

Charleston, S.C. - The Hickory Crawdads, who were held in check for eight innings, finally broke through for a pair of runs in the ninth Friday night. But any thoughts of pulling out a win were dashed in a 3-2 loss to the Charleston Riverdogs in a battle of first-place

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Thurber Throws Another Gem

BOONE, N.C. — In perhaps the most impressive outing of his all-America caliber season, Appalachian State University’s Taylor Thurber (Mooresville, N.C./Lake Norman) recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts and needed only 112 pitches to go the distance in a 2-1 victory

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WHS Sports Roundup....

Getting Stronger Everyday....BOONE - And they sure are. The record may not relect it, but the Watauga High softball team is getting a little bit bettter every time it steps on the field. Take for instance Friday night's season finale against South Caldwell. Yes, the

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Spartans Spoil Senior Night

BOONE - The South Caldwell High baseball closed out the regular season with an unblemoished record and its fifth consecutive Northwestern 3A-4A Conference championship Friday night. The Spartans (21-0 overall; 14-0 NW3A-4A) closed things out with a 3-2 win

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Jones Off To Red Hot Start

It's a new season and Ryder Jones hopes to redeem himself. The former second-round draft pick (the 64th choice overall) of the San Francisco Giants in the 2013 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft is

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Women's Soccer Holding Online Auction

BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State University women's soccer is holding its second annual online auction as a fundraiser for the upcoming fall season, announced by head coach Sarah Strickland on Friday. Last year

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Spartans Down WHS in Double OT

BOONE - Indi Swanson, despite a strong wind blowing in her face, scored a pair of breakaway goals in the overtime session as South Caldwell defeated the Watauga High girls' soccer team 2-0 in double OT in a Northwestern 3A-4A Conference game Thursday night at Jack Groce Stadium.

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CHAPEL HILL -- Coaches, administrators and media representatives will be among those receiving awards next Thursday when the North Carolina High School Athletic Association holds its 2015 Annual

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Martin Fuels 'Dads' Late Rally

Greensboro, NC - Tripp Martin took matters into his own hands Thursday night. Martin, the South Atlantic League Player of the Week, belted a two-run homer in the top of the 12th and the Hickory

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Sunday’s Finale Moved to Noon

BOONE, N.C. — Due to a change in UL Lafayette’s travel schedule, Sunday’s series finale between Appalachian State University baseball and the Ragin’ Cajuns has been moved up one hour to noon ET.

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WHS Summer Camps

Watauga High will be hosting a one day track camp on July 15 from 8:45 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. Cale McDaniel and Matt Harlfinger, coaches at Western Carolina University. will be the camp leaders.

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Burgess, Eaves, Obacha Named Team Captains

BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State University men’s basketball has named rising seniors Chris Burgess (Lakeland, Fla./George Jenkins), Frank Eaves (Greensboro, N.C./Page) and Michael Obacha (Edo State,

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King Named Head Coach

BANNER ELK, N.C. - Lexi King has been named the next women’s lacrosse at Lees-McRae, announced Vice President Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Thursday afternoon.

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State Games Soccer Coaches Announced

DURHAM, N.C. – The Powerade State Games High School Soccer Showcase will take place June 26-28 at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC. Some of the best boys and girls soccer players in the state will

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Pioneers Release 2015 Schedule

Watauga High football coach Ryan Habich, now in his third year with the Pioneers, has released the 2015 schedule. The Pioneers will open at home against Alexander Central at home on Friday, August 21.

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