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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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Former ASU Assistant Joins UNCG

Matt Boykin has been named assistant coaches for the UNCG baseball program, according to an announcement Tuesday by head coach Link Jarrett. Boykin spent the last two seasons as the head baseball coach at St. Andrews University after being hired in the summer of 2010. He joined the Knights' program after spending six years as an assistant coach

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Cadet A Blessed Saint

Things are looking up for former Appalachian State University running back Travaris Cadet. A long shot to make the team after he signed a free-agent contract with the New Orleans Saints after he went undrafted, Cadet looks like a

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ASU Camp Report: August 15

OVERVIEW
Appalachian State University football held its 15th and 16th practices of fall camp on Wednesday at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Like most of its morning

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WHS Soccer Pounds Eagles

The Watauga High men's soccer team isn't wasting any time putting people away this season. They scored two early goals the other night (in a 2-1 victory) to put away Ashe County in their season opener; and they followed that up

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Crawdads Crush Suns

Enough is enough. Following two frustrating losses, the Hickory Crawdads slammed their way to a 14-7 blowout win against the Hagerstown Suns at Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown Wednesday night. Jordan Akins pace the attack with four hits, including a home run, and four RBIs; Zach Cone knocked in three runs. The win leaves Hickory in third place and just

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Kerley Named New Strength Coach

Dustin Kerley has been named the new strength and conditioning coach at Watauga High School by Principal Marshall Gasperson and Athletics Director, football coach Tom Wright. Kerley fills a position that remained vacant last season

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Dicus Unveils 2012-13 Men’s Golf Schedule

After posting its best finish in the Southern Conference in a decade, Appalachian State University men’s golf plays a challenging schedule in 2012-13, head coach Bill Dicus announced on Wednesday. The Mountaineers will compete in 12 tournaments spanning from September to April, when the squad challenges for a SoCon title at Daniel Island,

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ASU Men's Soccer Tabbed Fifth In Preseason Poll

Appalachian State University men’s soccer was selected to finish fifth in the annual Southern Conference preseason poll, voted on by the conference’s eight coaches and released by the conference office on Wednesday. Senior defender Lee Williams was named to the Preseason All-Southern Conference team. Furman was projected to capture its 20th

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L-R Women's Soccer Selected Second In SAC Preseason Poll

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team was voted by the head coaches to finish second in the 2012 South Atlantic Conference race, league officials announced this morning in the preseason poll. Wingate was picked to win the regular season title after receiving seven first-place votes and 79 total points.  The Bulldogs are coming off a

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JV Kick-Off Moved Up

Watauga High Athletics Director and football coach Tom Wright has announced that Thursday's scheduled JV football game between the Pioneers and A.C. Reynolds will officially kick-off at 6:30 p.m. at Jack Groce Stadium. The

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ASU Football Fall Camp Report: August 14

OVERVIEW
Appalachian State University football practiced for two-and-a-half hours on Tuesday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. In anticipation of the third intrasquad scrimmage of the fall on Wednesday, Tuesday's practice was conducted in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts with limited contact.

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ASU Tabbed Second in Preseason Poll

Appalachian State University volleyball was picked to finish second in the Southern Conference North Division when the league released its annual preseason coaches' poll on Wednesday. The Mountaineers, who finished

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WHS Volleyball Cruises In Season Opener

The Watauga High volleyball team picked up right where it left off last season---dominating lesser opponents. The Pioneers (1-0) overpowered  Mitchell Tuesday night in their season opener. WHS won in a three-game sweep, 25-12, 15-8, 25-14 in Bakersville. Kristen Carter led the way with 28 assists, five aces and seven digs; Channing Hagaman had 11 kills,

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Suns Rally To Upend Crawdads

The Hickory Crawdads battled back from a 3-1 deficit only to lose in the end. The Hagerstown Suns knocked off Hickory 4-3 with a run in the bottom of the ninth at Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown on Tuesday night. With the game tied 3-3 and one out in the bottom of the ninth, Brett Newsome singled to put the eventual winning run on base. He scored

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Hobbs To Serve As NCHSAA President

Dr. Stewart Hobbs, superintendent of the Yadkin County schools, will serve as president of the North Carolina High School Board of Directors for the 2012-13 academic year. Kathy Spencer, the superintendent of Onslow County, is the incoming vice president. Stewart is currently the superintendent of the Yadkin system after serving three and a half years as

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