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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

Elon Eliminates Furman

Andrew McDonald turned in his first career complete game and No. 3 seed Elon scored five times in the seventh inning to open up a close game as the Phoenix knocked No. 6 seed Furman out of the Southern Conference Baseball Championship at Fluor Field on Friday, 8-1. Elon (29-28) advances to face No. 7 seed Georgia Full Story

Three Mountaineers FInish TIme At East Prelims

Appalachian State University men's track and field saw three of its five regional qualifiers finish competition on Friday at the NCAA East Preliminary at Irwin Belk track on the campus of North Carolina A&T. 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

Cougars Advance To State Finals

The Alexander Central High softball team snapped a 2-2 tie in the sixth inning and defeated Southeast Guilford 4-2 Friday night to win the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 4A western championship in a two-game sweep. The win moves Alexander Central (31-1) into the state finals in Raleigh next weekend. Full Story

Baxter Ends Season At The National Championships

Lenoir-Rhyne's Kevin Baxter saw his season come to an end at the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field National Championships Friday evening at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl. Baxter, a redshirt freshman from Columbia, S.C., failed to reach the finals in the men's 110-meter hurdles after false starting in the Full Story

ASU Women Finish Season at East Prelims

Appalachian State University women's track and field saw its season come to an end at the NCAA East Preliminaries at Irwin Belk Track at North Carolina A&T on Friday. Breanna Alston and Cassie Crawford competed in the 200-meter dash and pole vault, respectively, to wrap up the Mountaineers' season after Amanda Hamilton

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ASU Moves On With 15-4 Win Over WCU

After getting just five hits in yesterday's 2-1 defeat of Samford, fifth-seeded Appalachian State University baseball’s bats came alive for 14 hits, while scoring 15 runs in a 15-4 rout of top-seeded Western Carolina in an elimination game of the Southern Conference Tournament on Friday at Fluor Field.

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Hall Named To SE Region Gold Glove Team

Lenoir-Rhyne's Dalton Hall has earned 2013 NCAA Division II ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove First-Team honors for the Southeast Region. ABCA is the American Baseball Coaches Association. Hall, a senior shortstop from Hickory, N.C., compiled a .962 fielding percentage this season and was a Gold Glove honoree for the South Atlantic

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Broaden, Stalling, Hamilton Finish Day One of Preliminaries

Stanley Broaden and Jared Stalling wrapped up first-day action at the NCAA East Preliminaries on Thursday at Irwin Belk Track at North Carolina A&T on Thursday. Broaden, who will compete in the

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'Dads Win Wild 12 Inning Affair

In a game that saw five ejections, four lead changes, a reversed walk-off home run, and nine total runs in the final inning, the Hickory Crawdads overcame a 4-run 12th inning deficit by scoring five in

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Millsaps, Cougars Master SE Guilford

Kiana Millsaps can officially take her place among the great pitchers the Alexander Central High softball team has produced over the years. Millsaps took a giant step in that direction by guiding

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Agnew-Wieland Shines, Apps Advance

A two-run sixth inning was all Appalachian State University baseball needed, as junior right-hander Sam Agnew-Wieland tossed eight compete innings and gave up just one run for his seventh win of the season, keeping the Mountaineers alive in the Southern Conference Tournament with a narrow 2-1 victory over Samford on

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It's Official, Phoenix Leaving SoCon

Elon University will join the Colonial Athletic Association for the 2014-15 academic year. The change in athletics conference affiliation was approved by the Elon Board of Trustees and announced May 23 by President Leo M. Lambert. Full Story

Bobcats Add Liscio, Leonard For 2013 Season

Avalon Liscio (Naples, Fla.) and Haylee Leonard (Winston-Salem, N.C.) have

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Rosser Named Assistant Coach At LMC

Brandon Rosser has been named the new assistant men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Steve Hardin Thursday.

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Former Pioneers Stand Tall At Collegiate Level

Four former Watuaga High baseball players completed their first year at the collegiate level with some impressive numbers. Full Story

ASU-Samford Moved to 3 p.m.

Due to last night’s storms in the Upstate, the final game of the Southern Conference Tournament was not played and was moved to Thursday at 10 a.m. With the change, Appalachian State University Full Story

Cougars Advance To Western Finals

There will be a new state champion this season. The Alexander Central High softball team saw to that by knocking off defending Class 4A champion, Indian Trail-Porter Ridge, on Wednesday night. The Cougars Full Story

Crawdads-Drive Suspended by Rain

The Hickory Crawdads' May 22nd game against the Greenville Drive has been suspended due to rain. The game, which was tied 3-3 in the top of the third, will be finished when the Crawdads visit Full Story

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