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ASU Tabbed No.5 by FCS Coaches


Appalachian State University is ranked No. 5 nationally in the preseason NCAA Division I FCS coaches poll, the Southern Conference announced on Wednesday. Appalachian State follows defending national champion North Dakota State,

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Ives Named Assistant In Men's Lacrosse At LMC

Danny Ives has been named the new assistant men's lacrosse coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Andy Nesdill Wednesday.
"I am very excited to have Danny as an assistant coach," said Nesdill. "He brings a great work ethic that will be a

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Mountaineers Ranked Fifth In Coaches Poll

The North Dakota State Bison finished the 2011 football season as the No. 1 team in the Football Championship Subdivision Coaches Poll, and will

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WHS Soccer Remains Unblemished

The Watauga High men's soccer team won its fourth game in a row with a 7-2 win against McDowell in the second-round of the Catawba Tournament Tuesday night in Morganton. Tucker Chasteen, who battled a back injury last season, led

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Braves Take Rain-Short​ened Win

The Rome Braves, thanks to Mother Nature, hung on for a 5-4 victory against the Hickory Crawdads at LP Fran Stadium. The contest was called after five innings following two combined rain delays of one hour and 57-minutes.

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UNCG’s Simmons Named Player of the Week

UNCG freshman goalkeeper Jamie Simmons has been named the Southern Conference’s women’s soccer player of the week for all matches Aug. 17-20. In her collegiate debut, Simmons flirted with a decade-old school record in registering

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Eli Valentin Named ASU Volleyball Assistant Coach

Appalachian State University head volleyball coach Matt Ginipro announced the hiring of Eli Valentin as an assistant coach on Tuesday.
“Eli has been a valued member of my camp staff since I arrived in Boone in 2007,” said Ginipro. “So, when this last

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Blair Named Bobcats Basketball Assistant

J.T. Blair has been named the new assistant men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Steve Hardin Tuesday.
"I coached against J.T. when he was playing and saw the passion he had for the game of basketball," said Hardin.

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Williams Named Preseason All-Americ​a

Appalachian State University men’s soccer defender Lee Williams has been named to College Soccer Madness Preseason All-American Third Team, it was announced on Monday. Williams, who was named to the Hermann Watch List last

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ASU Wrestling Releases 2012-13 Schedule

Appalachian State University wrestling coach JohnMark Bentley announced the team’s 2012-13 schedule on Tuesday, highlighted by seven home competitions. The season gets underway on Nov. 4 when the Mountaineers travel to the

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Johnson Mansion Sells For 2.3 Million

NASCAR legend Junior Johnson's mansion has been officially sold. The property, which includes a 150-acre farm, was sold for $2.3 million dollars. The lucky winner was Loretta Sides Shore, who

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Jones Invited To Impact Futures Game

Well, it hasn't taken long for Watauga High senior Ryder Jones to show off his talents for his new team. Jones, who transferred to WHS from Stillwater

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Former Michigan Player Says Teammates Were Stoned During ASU Loss

Fox Sports Charlotte is reporting that a former Michigan football player is claiming that nearly half of the team was stoned when they were upset by Appalachian State in 2007, according to ChatSports.

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Burwell Leads Pioneers To Victory

The Watauga High women's tennis team battled the weather and a stingy opponent in Mount Airy Monday night on the road. But in the end, the Pioneers (2-0) prevailed as they knocked off the Bears 5-4 in a non-conference match.

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Bumgarner Shuts Down Dodgers

Madison Bumgarner knows what it takes to pitch in a big game. He had plenty of experience during his prep days, when he led South Caldwell High School to the Class 4A state championship in 2007. He followed that up by becoming the

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'Dads Win Fourth Straight

The Hickory Crawdads won their fourth consecutive game with a 5-1 victory against the Rome Braves at L.P. Frans Stadium Monday night.  With the win, the 'Dads move within just a half game behind the Hagerstown Suns for first place in the Northern Division Second Half Standings. After the Braves (35-20, 53-72) jumped in front with an unearned run in

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Bears Sign LeGree

Mark LeGree is back in the National Football League. LeGree, an All-America defensive back during his playing days at Appalachian State University, was signed to a free agent contract by the Chicago Bears Monday. The Bears are

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ASU Men's Soccer Wins Preseason Finale

Appalachian State University men’s soccer ended its preseason on a high note, defeating VMI 4-0 Monday afternoon at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex. With the victory, the Mountaineers spilt their two preseason matches and will turn

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Crawdads Battle Braves At L.P. Frans Stadium

After taking three of four games from the Savannah Sand Gnats over the weekend, the Crawdads open a three-game series against the Southern Division Second Half leading Rome Braves tonight at L.P. Frans Stadium.  Once they wrap

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