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Brinson Blasts Walk-Off In Wild 10-9 Win

The Hickory Crawdads welcomed All-Star center fielder Lewis Brinson back from the disabled list Tuesday night and watched as he gave the 'Dads their second straight walk-off win with a 2-run blast in the 9th for a 10-9 victory over the Greensboro Grasshoppers at Crawdads Stadium. Brinson, who had missed the last nine Full Story

Harvey Fans Eight In GCL Win

Former Bandys High pitcher Hunter Harvey turned in his best performance of the season, so far. Harvey, who wa taken in the first round (22nd pick overall) of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft in JUne by the Baltimore Orioles, allowed no runs, no hits, walked one and struck out a career-high eight batters in three innings against Full Story

Wiseman Named Head Coach At Avery

It took a while, but Matt Wiseman has finally landed his first head-coaching job. And the opportunities comes at his alma mater, Avery High in Newland, N.C. Wiseman, who was an assistant coach at Watauga for a number of years, takes over the girl's basketball program this season.  He succeed Missy Lyons, who stepped down last Full Story

All-Stater Polsgrove Out For Season

The high school football season is still a little less than three weeks away, and the problems are all ready mounting for Avery football coach Darrell Brewer and his coaching staff. The Vikings, who open the season at Cloudland (TN.) on Friday, August 23, lost their best player to injury on July 30. Defensive back Ty Polsgrove, who Full Story

Bison Tabbed Top Team in Preseason Poll

For the second straight season, North Dakota State Bison will start the season as the No. 1 ranked team in the FCS Coaches Preseason Poll. The following programs are ineligible for the Coaches Poll due to their transition to the FBS- Appalachian State, Charlotte, Georgia Southern and Old Dominion. The Bison are coming off Full Story

ASU Camp Report: August 5

Fall camp continued for Appalachian State University football on Monday with a two-hour practice at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Monday’s practice was Appalachian State’s fourth of the year. For the second-straight day, the Mountaineers worked out in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts with limited contact. The two-hour session followed Full Story

Akins' Walk-Off Blast Lifts Hickory

The Hickory Crawdads entered the bottom of the 9th inning Monday night in a 3-3 tie with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, as a result of losing a 2-run advantage in the 8th. 'Dads left fielder Jordan Akins made sure everyone went home happy however, as he launched a 2-out, walk-off solo home run to dead center field for a

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Laws Shines At Blue-Grey Classic

Ashe County High senior Alex Laws raised his stock this past weekend.  Laws, a member of the HJuskies' baseball team, was selected to play in the Blue-Grey Classic this Full Story

Presley, Dolphins Fall In Preseason Opener

De'Andre Presley, who signed a two-year deal with the Miami Dolphins back in January, made his preseason debut Sunday night in a 24-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, OH. Presley, an All-America at Appalachian State University, is his second season with the Dolphins. Presley, who wasn't selected in Full Story

Crawdads Blank Tourists, 2-0

One day after the Hickory Crawdads and Asheville Tourists combined for 18 runs, 22 hits and seven home runs it was the pitching that prevailed Sunday night, as the 'Dads shutout the Tourists 2-0 in front of 1,771 fans at Crawdads Stadium. The win also gave Hickory the series win over Asheville three games to one. Full Story

Beck Joins ASU Volleyball Staff

Volleyball Head Coach Matt Ginipro announced the addition of Andrea Beck to his staff on Friday where she will serve as a volunteer assistant coach. Beck joins the Mountaineers after spending the past four seasons as a middle blocker at Wake Forest University. Full Story

ASU Camp Report: August 4

The pop of shoulder pads returned to Kidd Brewer Stadium on Sunday when Appalachian State University football held its third practice of the season on a gorgeous afternoon in the High Country. Per NCAA rules, Sunday’s practice was the first this season conducted in shoulder pads. Full Story

Downs Named Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

Brittany Downs has been named the new assistant women's soccer coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Nick Whiting Monday. Full Story

L-R Signs Historic Deal With Under Armour

The athletic gear giant Under Armour has earned a reputation for innovation and risk taking. Since bursting onto the scene in 1996 with a line of moisture-wicking clothing, the company has expanded its reach worldwide with specialty products for everything from hunting and tactical gear to traditional sports running the gamut Full Story

Banks Named SBC Compliance Coordinator

Erinn Banks has been named the Sun Belt Conference’s Compliance Coordinator as announced today by conference commissioner Karl Benson.

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Mazara Goes Deep, Hickory Downs Asheville

A matchup featuring the two most powerful lineups in the South Atlantic League turned into a pitcher's duel Thursday night, with a 7th inning solo homer by Nomar Mazara leading the Hickory Full Story

Waugh To Coach In NCCA All-Star Game

The NCCA has announced its coaching staffs for the 2014 North Carolina-South Carolina All-Star basketball games and the East-West All-Star basketball, soccer and football games. And three regional Full Story

Football Camp Opens Friday; Media Day Saturday

Football season officially begins in the High Country on Friday when Appalachian State University football opens fall camp with its first practice of the year at Kidd Brewer Stadium. One-hundred and five players Full Story

Crawdads Blanked In Road Trip Finale

The Hickory Crawdads offense appeared to be out of gas in their finale against the Charleston RiverDogs Wednesday afternoon, as the 'Dads were shutout 2-0 to end their series with a 4-game split.

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