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White Sox Select Beck in Second Round

Junior right-hander Chris Beck was selected in the second round by the Chicago White Sox. The Jefferson, Ga., native was the third pick by the American League team and the 76th overall selection on Tuesday. Beck broke out with

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Morrill Coaching In United Soccer League

Lees-McRae College women's soccer head coach Cally Morrill is not taking much of a break this summer, taking on the role of both assistant coach and player for the Central SC Cobras of the United Soccer Leagues' W-League,

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Bentley Adds State Champion Jeffrey Ogburn

Appalachian State University wrestling head coach JohnMark Bentley announced the addition of Jeffrey Ogburn, Jr. (Poquoson, Va./Poquoson) to the incoming 2012-13 recruiting class on Tuesday. A four-time all-state, all-region and

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Braves Select Hyatt, Tewell

The Atlanta Braves used back-to-back picks to select Appalachian State University relief pitcher Nathan Hyatt (Brevard, N.C./Brevard) and catcher Tyler Tewell (Charlotte, N.C./Butler) in the 13th and 14th rounds of the 2012 Full Story

 
Five Crawdads Selected To SAL All-Star Team

The South Atlantic League on Tuesday announced the rosters for the 2012 SAL All-Star Game, and the Crawdads will be represented by five players on the Northern Division Team - infielder Hanser Alberto, outfielder Chris

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Roache Goes To Brewers In First Round

Georgia Southern's Victor Roache (Ypsilanti, Mich.) became the fifth Eagle drafted in the first round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft after being selected 28th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.  Roache

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LMC places 162 Student-Athletes On Spring Honor Roll

Lees-McRae College has placed 162 student-athletes on the 2012 Conference Carolinas Spring Presidential Honor Roll, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Monday.
“This is a testament to our CATS (Challenging Athletes to Success) Program,

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Watauga Cracks Win Column with DH Sweep

The Watauga Junior American Legion team picked up its first wins of the year Monday night by taking a double-header from McDowell---the same team that victimized Watauga in its season opener on May 25. Watauga won the opener, Full Story

 
ASU Comes Up Short In Regional Finals

Appalachian State University baseball left 21 men on base and surrendered nine two-out runs in a doubleheader sweep at the hands of No. 23 Oklahoma in the championship round of the NCAA Tournament Charlottesville Regional

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Sooners Even Things Up Against ASU

The Appalachian State University baseball team finds itself in a winner-take-all situation after Oklahoma belted the Mountaineers 14-6 at Davenport Field in the Charlottesville Regional Monday afternoon. ASU (41-17) came into Monday's game needing just one win against Oklahoma to advance to its first Super Regional in school history. The Mountaineers

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'Dads Win Eighth Straight, Blast Kannapolis

The Hickory Crawdads cruised to their eighth straight win, setting a season-high for runs in a game in the process as they blasted Kannapolis 14-5 in a businessman speical at L.P. Frans Stadium on Monday afternoon. Zach Cone backboned the onslaught with a season-high five runs-batted-in. The Crawdads (31-25) didn't waste any time taking the lead, and

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UPDATED: Pruitt Steps Down As WHS Coach

There will be a new face pacing the sidelines on Friday nights at Jack Groce Stadium this season. Watauga High coach Tim Pruitt turned in his resignation on Monday morning. He met with his players last Thursday, May 31, informing them about his decision. Pruitt spent four years with the Pioneers, and he led them to their first winning season in four years last fall.

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Seminoles Eliminate Bulldogs

The Samford baseball team was eliminated from the NCAA Tallahassee Regional with a 5-2 loss to top-seeded and third-ranked Florida State in the championship round of the regional Sunday evening at Dick Howser Stadium. With the loss, Samford ends the most successful season in program history.

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Crawdads Win Seventh Straight, Sweep Power

The Hickory Crawdads just keep rolling along. They won their seventh straight game Sunday night as they knocked off West Virginia 7-6 at LP Fran Stadium. Drew Robinson, who won Saturday's game with a run-scoring double, was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded, driving in the winning run. The

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Appalachian Topples Top-Seeded Virginia

Appalachian State University baseball scored six runs in the first two innings then received clutch pitching and fielding performances the rest of the way to defeat top-seeded Virginia, 6-5, on Sunday in the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship Charlottesville Regional. With the victory, third-seeded Appalachian

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Mountaineers Nip Virginia, 6-5

The Appalachian State University baseball team is just one win away from a Super Regional berth. The Mountaineers took a serious step in that direction Sunday afternoon as they knocked off Virginia, the No.1 seed in the Charlottesville Regional, 6-5 at Davenport Field. A five-run second inning and some nifty pitching by Seth Grant, Ryan Frankoff and Nathan Hyatt

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BURROUGHS LEADS AYCOCK TO STATE 3-A CHAMPIONSHIP

The big bat of Meredith Burroughs was the difference for Pikeville Charles B. Aycock on Sunday afternoon. Burroughs hit two home runs in her first two trips to the plate and drove in five to lead the Golden Falcons to a convincing 7-2 decision over Newton Fred T. Foard in the third and decisive game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A

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Bumgarner Impressive Against Cubs

Madison Bumgarner snapped his personal three-game losing streak Friday night against the Chicago Cubs at AT&T Park. Bumgarner went eight innings and struck out 11 in a 4-3 win. He didn't walk anyone and he gave up eight hits. It was Bumgarner's (6-4) first win since May 5, when he defeated Milwaukee. And the 11 strikeouts were a season high,

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UDPATED: Pifer To Walk-On At Wallace State

Former Watauga High senior Jake Pifer, who graduated on May 26, has been invited to walk on by head coach John Meeks at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, AL. Wallace State is a Division I junior college and a member of the Alabama Community College Conference. Pifer, a three-year varisty player, two-year starter and three-time all-

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