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Panthers Reel In Win

After a lackluster start to the preseason, the Carolina Panthers came out and delivered the response their head coach was looking for, defeating the Miami Dolphins 23-17 at Bank of America Stadium.
"Believe me, I was disappointed last week that we didn't win," head coach Ron Rivera said. "Very happy that we won

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Rockets Race By Pioneers In Season Opener

A.C. Reynolds High spoiled Tom Wright's head-coaching debut Friday night with a 51-20 win at Dalton Stadium in Asheville. It was ACR's (1-0) fifth consecutive win against the Pioneers, and it was also the most lopsided win in the series in

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Martinez, Crawdads Blank Sand Gnats

The Hickory Crawdads cruised to their third shutout victory of the week, topping the Savannah Sand Gnats 6-0 at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory Friday night. The win leaves Hickory 1 1/2 games behind Hagerstown for first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League, and in a second-place tie with West Virginia. Nick Martinez (7-6) was in

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ASU Football Camp Report: August 17

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Appalachian State University football had a second-straight relatively light day of practice on Friday as the Mountaineers prepared in earnest for Saturday's Fan Fest at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Friday marked the next-to-last two-a-day practices of Appalachian's grueling fall camp.

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Tigers Nip ASU In Season Opener

Appalachian State University women’s soccer could not capitalize on its opportunities and fell to ACC opponent Clemson 1-0 Friday night at Historic Riggs Field. Clemson outshot the Mountaineers 25-11, as the loss brings App State to 0-1-0 on

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LMC Announces 2012 Hall of Fame

The Lees-McRae College athletic department, and Director of Athletics Craig McPhail, are pleased to announce the 2012 class of inductees into the Fred I. Dickerson Hall of Fame. The College will induct three new members into its hall of

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Vikings Upend Mitchell

Avery snapped a three-game losing streak against Mitchell, as Ty Polsgrove snatched a Mountaineer pass to preserve a 20-13 Viking victory Friday night in Ledger. Luke Childress ran for 75 yards, including a one yard plunge in the second quarter to give Avery the lead. Coach Darrell Brewer reached deep into his bag of tricks for Avery's second score, with

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ASU Camp Report: August 16

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Appalachian State University football held its 17th of 29 preseason practices on Thursday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. One day after the weather

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Dobbins Leads WHS JV Team To OT Win

The Aaron Dobbins era got off to a huge start Thursday night. The Watauga High freshman put on an Eric Breitenstein-type performance as the Pioneers (1-0) outlasted A.C. Reynolds 54-46 in overtime at Jack Groce Stadium in the season opener for both teams. Dobbins was 15-27 for 191 yards and five touchown passes; he ran for 81 yards on 20

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Sand Gants Squeak One Out Against 'Dads

The Hickory Crawdads got the game-tying run to second base in the bottom of the ninth, but the Savannah Sand Gnats hung on and won the game 6-5 at L.P. Frans Stadium Thursday night. The loss also knocked Hickory 1 1/2 games out of first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League. Hickory got the tying run on base in the bottom of the

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Munroe’s Run Ends At U.S. Amateur Championships

College of Charleston sophomore Zach Munroe played a hard fought match, but came up short as he dropped his Round of 16 match by two strokes to Steven Fox Thursday at the Cherry Hills Country Club. Munroe tied for the best finish at

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FCS playoff expanding to 24 teams for 2013

The Pioneer League champion will join 10 other conference winners as automatic qualifiers for the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, beginning in 2013. The move is part of a plan, approved by the NCAA Division I Championships/Sport Management Cabinet this month, expanding the playoffs from 20 to 24 teams. The top eight teams will be

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Quick Has Strong Showing For Rams

Brian Quick is getting more reps with the first team this week and he’s now put together perhaps his two best practices of his young career. He skied for a ball from Kellen Clemens in 7 on 7s and brought it down in the end zone; then

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Stick Boy Mayview Madness 5k Free Training Runs / Clinics

For the 2nd year in a row the ZAP Fitness Running Center is offering 5 weeks of free training runs / clinics in preparation for the Stick Boy Mayview Madness 5k – set to take place September 22nd (see below for race details). Training runs

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Middle School Schedule Released


The Watauga Middle School football team held a scrimmage on Thursday against Harris Middle School at Hardin Park Elementary School, and the Wolverines will offically begin the season next Tuesday at Jack Groce Stadium against Avery

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Four L-R Cross Country Runners Earn All-SAC Accolades

Four members of the Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams were named to the 2012 All-South Atlantic Conference Preseason Teams, league officials announced this morning.On the men's side, L-R sophomore Mike York (Kannapolis, N.C.) was named to the All-SAC Preseason First Team while junior Aaron Nelson (Mayodan, N.C.)

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ASU Women's Soccer Opens Regular Season At Clemson

Appalachian State University women’s soccer opens its regular season on the road, looking to avenge last season’s loss against ACC opponent Clemson on Friday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.
The Mountaineers
Head coach Sarah Strickland enters her third season leading the Mountaineers and with her next victory, Strickland

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Crawdads Announce 2013 Schedule

With the team currently battling for 1st place in the Northern Division Second Half Standings and the final 2012 playoff spot, the Hickory Crawdads, South Atlantic League affiliate of the Texas Rangers, have announced their schedule for

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Kimbrough, McCray Earn All-America Honors Again


The College Sports Journal announced its preseason All-America squad. The Southern Conference had ten players selected to that team. Inside linebacker Jeremy Kimbrough of Appalachian State earned first-team honors, defensive back Demetrius McCray was a second-team selection.  Eric Breitenstein, the preseason SoCon Offensive Player of the Year

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