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Former Riverside Volleyball Player Competing In Olympics

Former Riverside High School standout athlete Megan Hodge will participating in the London Olympics. Hodge, who received a number of honors during her career at Riverside, is an outside hitter on Team USA. She was the Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year in 2006, After her graduation from high school, she went on to star at Penn State and

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GreenJackets Buzz By 'Dads

The Augusta GreenJackets completed their three-gamd sweep of the Hickory Crawdads with a 7-1 win at Lake Olmstead Stadium in Augusta on Sunday evening. The loss leaves Hickory (20-17; 56-50) two games behind the Hagerstown Suns for first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League, and a game behind West Virginia for second place.

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GreenJackets Drop 'Dads Twice

The Augusta GreenJackets held on for the 3-2 win against the Hickory Crawdads Friday night before they doubled up Hickory 6-3 on Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium in Augusta, Ga. With the double loss, the Crawdads have fallen one game behind the Hagerstown Suns for first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League. They've also fallen into

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Griewisch Earns All-Academic Honors

Lenoir-Rhyne's Kate Griewisch has been named to the 2012 USTFCCCA NCAA Division II Women's Track & Field All-Academic Team.  USTFCCCA is the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association. Griewisch, a native of Banner Elk, N.C., recently finished her career as a seven-time, three-sport NCAA Division II All-American. This

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Panthers Make Roster Move

The Panthers have released running back Armond Smith, claimed off waivers from Cleveland in May. The Panthers are expected to sign linebacker David Nixon, a fifth-year linebacker from Brigham Young whoparticipated in the team's rookie camp in May. Nixon would be the 10th linebacker on the Panthers' 90-man roster. General manager Marty Hurney

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September 15 Set as Military Appreciation Day

Appalachian State University athletics will partner with the Appalachian Army ROTC, Army National Guard and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to host Military Appreciation Day, sponsored by Appalachian Regional

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Farmer Named Director of Player Development

Veteran collegiate coach Larry Farmer has joined the NC State staff as Director of Player Development, Pack head coach Mark Gottfried announced today. Farmer’s responsibilities will include assisting with the evaluation of

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Delaney Signs Two-Year Contract With Griz

Take the interim tag off of Grizzly football coach Mick Delaney's official title at The University of Montana. The veteran mentor, named interim head coach in March, has signed a two-year contract to expire on Jan. 31, 2014. The contract was announced Thursday by Jean Gee, UM's interim athletic director, in a press conference in Washington-

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Selen Drives In Five, Crawdads Roll

The Hickory Crawdads maintained their share of first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League by crushing Delmarva 9-1 Thursday night at scored at L.P. Frans Stadium. Alejandro Selen belted a grand slam and drove in five runs; and the Crawdads (20-13; 56-47) scored seven times in the second inning to break the game open. Kellin Deglen had

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Charlotte Track and Field Duo Named Academic All-America

Charlotte track and field seniors Jason Roberts (Jamestown, N.C. / Southwest Guilford HS) and Macey Ruble (Boone, N.C. / Watauga HS) were named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Second and Third Teams, respectively. Both sport 4.0 grade point averages. Roberts is a six-time all-conference thrower for the 49ers. He ranks

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Zimmerman Nets First International Goal

Furman's Walker Zimmerman netted his first goal as a member of the United States U-20 National Team in his side's 4-3
loss to Chile in the third place match of the 2012 MILK Cup in Northern Ireland on Thursday. Zimmerman, a rising sophomore for head coach Doug Allison's Paladins, opened the scoring in the first minute.  Midfielder Benji Joya took a

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Charleston Classic Bracket Released


The College of Charleston men's basketball team will face St. John's in opening-round tournament play as the bracket for the 2012 Charleston Classic presented by Foster Grant was released on Thursday. The annual tournament will be played Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 15, 16 & 18, at TD Arena. The Cougars and Johnnies are two of eight

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Crawford Named to USTFCCCA All-Academ​ic List

Appalachian State University pole vaulter Cassie Crawford (Apex, N.C./Panther Creek) has been named to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic list for her performances on the field and

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Ten Mountaineers Named Preseason All-SoCon

Appalachian State University football led all teams with 10 players that earned recognition on the preseason all-Southern Conference teams that were announced during the league’s Media Day on Thursday. The

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Breitenstein, Russell Named Preseason Players of Year

Wofford senior running back Eric Breitenstein has been named the Southern Conference Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while Georgia Southern senior defensive lineman Brent Russell has been named the Full Story

 
Elon to Host, Participate in Maui Invitational

The field for the 2012 EA SPORTS Maui Invitational is set, and Elon is one of 12 men’s basketball teams to participate in this year’s tournament. The Phoenix heads to Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 10 to face two-time national runner-

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Jarrett Named UNCG Baseball Coach

Link Jarrett, a two-time Assistant Coach of the Year award winner and offensive mastermind, has been named the second coach in UNCG baseball history, Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday. Jarrett brings 13

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Springs Named SCBL All-Star


Jeffrey Springs, a rising sophomore at Appalachian State University played in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game on Sunday, July 22 at John Henry Moss Stadium at Gardner-Webb University. Springs threw

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Wearn To Compete In U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship

Furman University's Laura Wearn will be part of the field for the 112th United States Women's Amateur Championship on August 6-12, at The Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio, the rising senior was informed this week. Wearn, a native

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