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Smith, Rusling Help Lift Dynamo To Division Title

Lees-McRae College's Thomas Rusling (Sheffield, England) and James Smith(Eastbourne, England) have played a vital role in the success of the Carolina

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WHS To Host Benefit Race

The Watauga High Pioneer Booster Club along with Watauga Cross Country, Pacers, and Lacrosse will be sponsoring the LCW Find Your Strength Races. The

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Webb Takes Second At Winston-Salem Street Vault

Rising Lees-McRae College senior Evan Webb(Salisbury, N.C.) has been hard at work this summer in preparation for next year's track and field season, posting a personal-best en route to a second-place finish in the Elite Division of the Winston-

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ASU Football Adds Four To Roster

Appalachian State University football has officially added four scholarship student-athletes to its roster, head coach Scott Satterfieldannounced on Monday during Sun Belt Conference Media Day at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The newest Mountaineers include inside linebacker Full Story

'Dads Flat Offensively In 5-1 Loss

The Hickory Crawdads struggled at the plate with a large portion of their everyday lineup missing in action Sunday evening, as the 'Dads fell to the Lakewood BlueClaws 5-1 at FirstEnergy Park. Full Story

Vickerson Homers Twice, 'Dads Win

Crawdads catcher Nick Vickerson looked right at home filling in at a new position Saturday night, as the versatile player launched two home runs, including an inside-the-park dinger, to help the 'Dads to a 5-1 win over the Lakewood BlueClaws at FirstEnergy Park. Starting just his second game ever at catcher, Vickerson had his Full Story

Jones Named Player Of Year, AGAIN!

The North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association has named former Watauga High player Ryder Jones the Class 4A Player of the Year. It's Jones' third Player of the Year award. He was named the Player of the Year in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference, and he was named the North Carolina Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year. He's Full Story

Gainey Scores, Alouettes Lose

Ed Gainey, who played college football at Appalachian State University, scored his first professional touchdown Friday night as the Calgary Stampeders defeated the Montreal Alouettes 22-14 in a Canadian Football League game at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium.

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'Dads Blanked In Rainy New Jersey

The normally powerful Hickory Crawdads lineup was held in check Friday night, as a combination of stellar pitching by the Lakewood BlueClaws and rainy/windy weather resulted in a 4-0, shutout loss at FirstEnergy Park. The BlueClaws entered the game riding a season-high 5 game winning streak, a steak that starting pitcher Severino Full Story

Carter Improving After Heart Attack

Omar Carter, who played at Charlotte Christian and played two seasons at Appalachian State University, is improving but remains in the intensive care unit at Carolinas Medical Center after suffering what was described as a heart attack while playing basketball this week, according to his mother. Carter, 25, was taken out of a medically

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Pinson Shining At Peach Jam

Greensboro's Theo Pinson, who has made a verbal commitment to attend the University of North Carolina, is still showing off his game to college coaches across the country. Pinson, a rising senior at Greensboro Wesleyan, is playing this summer with the CP3 All-Stars AAU basketball team. Pinson is averaged 18 points a game and Full Story

Details Set for Fan Fest At The Rock

Details for Appalachian State University football's annual Fan Fest, which is set for Saturday, August 17 at Kidd Brewer Stadium, have been finalized. After featuring a concert with a modest admission charge for the past two years, admission for Fan Fest will once again be FREE in 2013. Full Story

Four Run Seventh Fuels Suns

The Hickory Crawdads entered Thursday night's game looking for the 3-game sweep over the Hagerstown Suns, but the 'Dads 3-1 lead disappeared in the 7th as the Suns rallied to defeat Hickory

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Top American At Tour de France Is A Rookie

The top American at this year's Tour de France is a rookie whose journey to cycling's pinnacle has been anything but ordinary. Andrew Talansky, 24, is in 24th place in his debut Tour, 13 minutes behind Chris Full Story

Crawdads To Host 2014 All-Star Game

The Hickory Crawdads are proud to announce that Crawdads Stadium will be the site of the 2014 South Atlantic League All-Star Game. The 55th SAL All-Star Game will be held Tuesday, June 17th, Full Story


Ben Howser, a two-year starter for the Watauga High boy's basketball team, will continue his basketball career at Sand Hills Community College this fall. Howser will walk

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NCSCA All-District Teams Announced

The North Carolina Softball Coaches Association released its 2013 North Carolina All-District teams. Alexander Central dominated the Region 7 All-District team with nine selections. Taylor Wike, Vada Sherrill, Kiana Millsaps, Bailey Rhoney, Averi Miller, Amanda Sports, Mia Bolchaviak, Christian Krider and Brooke Sharpe of the Cougars

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Jones Named All-State By NCBCA

The North Carolina High School Baseball Coaches Association has announced its 2013 all-state team. And Ryder Jones, who had a stellar season at Watauga High, was named the Class 4A All-State Team.
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Margolis Named All-District

Hannah Margolis capped off a brilliant career by earning all-district honors for the second year in a row. Margolis, who graduated from Watauga High in June, was named third team All-District 11 by the North

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