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Sherrill, Bulter Off To Blistering Start

Believe it or not, former Appalachian State University players Garrett Sherrill and Kevin Butler are still giving it their best shot playing professional baseball. They are currently members of the Laredo (TX.) Lemurs of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. Sherrill, who was taken by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 12th round of the 2008

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L-R Softball Has Four All-State Players

Lenoir-Rhyne University led all schools with four selections to the 2012 NCCSIA All-State College Division Softball Team. NCCSIA is the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association. Senior pitcher Dawon Millwood (Hixson, Tenn.), senior catcher Sarah Atkins (Newport News, Va.), junior first baseman Jessica Fellmeth (Waxhaw, N.C.) and

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UPDATED: Jones, Region 7 Win Again

Tyler Jones, much like Cal Hardee did back in 2009, is off to a blistering start at the Powerade North Carolina State Games in Winston-Salem, N.C. Jones, a rising senior at Watauga High playing for the Region 7 All-Stars, was 1-2

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Smith Signs With Argos

After several seasons of being a backup, former Canadian Football League all-star Wayne Smith has been given a chance to regain a starting spot with the Toronto Argonauts as the blindside protector of quarterback Ricky Ray.

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Crawdads Down BlueClaws, 7-1

The Hickory Crawdads jumped in front with a five-run third inning and never looked back, cruising to the 7-1 win against the Lakewood BlueClaws (23-43) at FirstEnergy Park Thursday night. Jhonny Gomez sparked the offense with

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UPDATED: Jones, Region 7 Win Opener

The Region 7 All-Stars won their opening game in pool play Thursday afternoon as they knocked off Region 1 5-3 at BB&T Ball Park in Winston-Salem at the Powerade North Carolina State Games. Rising senior Tyler Jones, who got into the game midway through the contest, had a single in his only plate appearance. He also played center field. Jones will get

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ASU Season Opener at ECU Set for Noon

Appalachian State University’s 2012 football opener at East Carolina will kick off at noon on Sept. 1 and be televised live by Fox Sports Net, Conference USA announced on Thursday. Fox will not decide until later this summer which FSN affiliates will air the Appalachian State-East Carolina season opener. The Mountaineers and Pirates also kicked off at noon

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Pollard Named Head Coach at Duke

Appalachian State University baseball head coach Chris Pollard, the 2012 Southern Conference Coach of the Year and second-winningest coach in Appalachian history, resigned his post on Thursday to become the head coach at Duke University. In eight seasons at the helm at Appalachian State, Pollard engineered the turnaround of a program

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ASU Waiting For Right Situation

Conference USA announced on Monday that it will continue to explore future expansion concerning league memberships. And that announcement also gives Appalachian State University, which wants to move to the Football

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Pollard A Blue Devil, Really?

There are reports that Appalachian State University baseball coach Chris Pollard will be named the new baseball coach at Duke. Pollard replaces Sean McNally, who resigned after seven seasons with the Blue Devils. Pollard will be introduced as the Duke's new head coach at a press conference later this afternoon. Full Story

 
Three Programs Earn APR Public Recognition Awards

Three Appalachian State University athletic programs — men’s cross country, field hockey and football — have earned NCAA Public Recognition Awards for ranking among the top 10 percent nationally in their respective sports in

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Turner, Proffitt Play In East-West Game

Former Watuaga High seniors Ryan Turner and Matt Proffitt closed out their prep career Wednesday night in the East-West Senior All-Star Game at BB&T Field in Winston-Salem, N.C. The East swept Wednesday night's double

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Junior Legion Earns Split

The Watauga Junior American Legion baseball team kept its winning touch alive in game one of Wendesday's night scheduled double header with South Caldwell before dropping the second game at Pioneer Field. Watauga (5-5 in Area 4 and

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Crawdads Tough Out 10 Inning Win

The Hickory Crawdads snapped their three-game losing streak by knocking off the Hagerstown Suns 5-3 Wednesday night in 10 innings at Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown on Wednesday night. The win also allowed Hickory (35-30)

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