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Former Catamount Suffers Leg Injury

Manteo Mitchell, a former standout at Western Carolina University, won’t be able to run in Friday’s final after injuring his ankle during the preliminary round of the 4x400-meter relay Thursday at the London Olympics. Mitchell broke a bone, later identified as his fibula. Bob Adams, a team doctor for the U.S. track team said any information about Mitchell’s injury

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Tanyi Transfers To Colorado State

According to the SB Nation Sports Network in Denver, CO., and USA Today, linebacker/defensive lineman Lanston Tanyi, who was suspended by Appalachian State University football coach Jerry Moore for violating team rules last season, Full Story

 
Marion Commits To N.C. A&T

Former A.C. Reynolds running back A.J. Marion has made a verbal commitment to attend North Carolina A&T University to play football next fall. Marion, according to his former coach Shane Laws of the Rockets, Marion

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Samford To Open New Indoor Facility

Long-time Samford University faculty member and former coach John T. Haywood Jr. will be honored with the naming of a new baseball/softball facility being constructed on the Samford campus. The university's board of trustees recently approved the naming and gave official go-ahead for the construction project Aug. 2. Haywood's name will be on the

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ASU Fall Camp Report

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Appalachian State University football held its first two-a-day practices of its 2012 fall camp on Wednesday. The majority of the squad focused exclusively on special teams during the 90-minute morning session before the Mountaineers held their first intrasquad scrimmage of camp during their two-and-a-half hour afternoon practice.

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ASU Women's Soccer Opens Preseason Against Campbell

With the 2012 season approaching, Appalachian State women's soccer will host Campbell in its first of two exhibitions Thursday, Aug. 9 at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m.

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Strickland Named Assistant Athletic Trainer At LMC

Jimmy Strickland has been named an assistant athletic trainer at Lees-McRae College, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Wednesday.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jimmy to our staff!” expressed Director of Athletic Training Rita Smith. “His experience

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DAVE ODOM NAMED SOCON SPECIAL ADVISOR

Veteran coach to assist conference office and membership  SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Former Wake Forest and South Carolina head basketball coach Dave Odom has agreed to serve in a consulting role with the Southern Conference as Special Advisor for Basketball Strategies, the league announced today.  Odom, who retired from coaching in 2008,

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ASU Women’s Soccer Projected 10th In Preseason Poll

Appalachian State University women’s soccer was tabbed to finish 10th in the annual Southern Conference preseason coaches poll for the 2012 season, announced by the conference office on Wednesday. Samford, receiving 120 points and 10-of-12 first place votes, is projected to finish at the top of the conference, followed by College of Charleston who

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L-R Women's Soccer Ranked Ninth In The National Preseason Poll

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Soccer Team is ranked ninth in the 2012 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Top 25 National Preseason Poll. NSCAA is the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The Bears are coming off a 17-3-1 season including a perfect 9-0 record in the South Atlantic Conference in 2011. L-R also won the SAC Regular

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Deglan Powers 'Dads Past Tourists

Kellin Deglan blasted a towering two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth handing the Hickory Crawdads a 6-5 walk-off win against the Asheville Tourists Wednesday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. It's the eighth time the 'Dads have posted a walk-off win this season (most in a season since 2005), and the win also pulls Hickory into a three-way tie for first place

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ASU Football Fall Camp Report

OVERVIEW
Appalachian State University football strapped on full pads for the first time on Tuesday during the program's fifth practice of its 2012 fall camp.

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Suspended Montana Quarterback Pleads Not Guilty

Suspended University of Montana quarterback Jordan Johnson on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to raping a woman earlier this year after she invited him to her room to watch a movie. The clerk's office for the Missoula District

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Johnson Indicted On Five New Sex Charges

Hickory High basketball coach Shawn Johnson was indicted on five new sex crimes against two female students on Monday. He was charged with one count of taking indecent liberties with a student with one of the victims and

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SoCon Announces New Video Series

The Southern Conference is announcing the release of a new video series called "The Starting Line". It will consist of at least 12 video features of both current and former SoCon student-athletes. These features will be released every

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Redmond Makes L-R Her College Choice

Brooke Redmond of North Iredell High has made a verbal commitment to play volleyball and basketball at Lenior-Rhyne University, a Division II school in Hickory, N.C., and a member of the South Atlantic Conference. Redmond,

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Wright Era Begins August 17

The clock is ticking faster and faster these days as the upcoming football season officially begins in eight days (next Thursday, August 16 when Kannapolis-Brown travels to Shelby; everybody else begins on Friday). The Watauga

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Five Bears Named Preseason All-SAC

Six members of the Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team garnered 2012 All-South Atlantic Conference Preseason accolades, the league office announced this afternoon. Of the six players on the Bears roster, five garnered first-

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Brosius Leaves N.C. State

Tyler Brosius has left the North Carolina State football program after two years as a backup quarterback. A redshirt sophomore, Brosius, who was a two-sports star at Tuscola High, will instead resume his baseball career at Walters

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