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OMAHA BOUND! Heels Top Gamecocks, 5-4

Colin Moran hit an RBI triple in a three-run sixth inning and staff ace Kent Emanuel picked up his first career save by getting the final two outs to help North Carolina beat South Carolina 5-4 on Tuesday, sending the No. 1 overall seed to the College World Series. Full Story

Vincent Completes Coaching Staff

Appalachian State University head women’s basketball coach Darcie Vincent announced the addition of assistant coach Katherine Katz to round out her coaching staff on Tuesday afternoon. Full Story

Enter the Bassman... The Crawdads Hope

So the bassman likes baseball? The Hickory Crawdads are inviting Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo out to L.P. Frans Stadium to enjoy an all encompassing

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SoCon Scores Well In Annual APR Data

The Southern Conference ranked among the nation’s top performers in Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores released by the National Collegiate

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Grizzlies Add Two FBS Transfers

The University of Montana University has announced the addition of two FBS transfers to its program on Tuesday. Wide receiver Jamaal Jones arrives at

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Pioneers Win NW3A/4A Wachovia Cup

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, today announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2012-2013 academic year. Full Story

Welker, Erlin Promoted To Majors

Former Hickory Crawdads pitcher Duke Welker of the 2008 team was promoted to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. The promotion makes him the 118th former player to receive a callup to the big Full Story

Bobcats Release 2013 Volleyball Schedule

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team will play a challenging and diverse schedule this fall that includes four teams that advanced to the NCAA

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Erb Bounces Back In Big Way

It's been a tough year for Zap Fitness Foundation runner Esther Erb. The full-time resident from Zap Fitness in Blowing Rock, N.C., has been on the shelf the

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Shubert Named N.C. Gatorade Player of Year

Senior Lexi Shubert of Fred T. Foard High was named the 2013 Gatorade North Carolina Softball Player of the Year. Shubert, a dominant pitcher and a four-time Northwestern 3A/4A Conference selection, is the Full Story

Six Run 4th Propels 'Dads To 6-3 Win

The Hickory Crawdads battled rain all day Sunday, with their final game against the Greenville Drive being delayed by one hour and 35 minutes. By the end of the night the rain finally prevailed but so did Full Story

Four Mountaineers Selected in 2013 MLB Draft

A school-record-tying four Appalachian State University baseball players were selected during the 2013 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft, which concluded on Saturday. The Philadelphia Phillies picked senior left-handed pitcher Rob Marcello (Royal Palm Beach, Fla./Royal Palm Beach) in the 17th round (511th overall

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Parra Pitches Hickory To 5-1 Victory

A day after the Crawdads pitching staff struggled while dropping both games of a doubleheader, Hickory starting pitcher Luis Parra righted the ship with a solid outing and led the 'Dads to a 5-1 win over the Greenville Drive at Fluor Field.

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Four Mountaineers Selected In MLB Draft

Rob Marcello, Sam Agnew-Weiland, Will Callaway, and Hector Crespo of Appalachian State University were selected on the final day of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft Saturday.

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'Dads Drop Two At Greenville

The Hickory Crawdads had a long day at the ballpark Friday evening, as the 'Dads had to deal with two separate rain delays mixed in with their scheduled doubleheader against the Greenville Drive. More than seven and a half hours after their first game was scheduled to start, the 'Dads left Fluor Field having lost both Full Story

SoCon Gives Iamarino Three-Year Extention

The Southern Conference announced several personnel moves Thursday, highlighted by Commissioner John Iamarino’s contract being extended three years. Full Story

Rua,'Dads Overpower Lakewood

The red hot Hickory Crawdads lineup continued their decimation of the Lakewood BlueClaws pitching staff on Thursday night, as the 'Dads launched four more home runs and scored a season-high 15 runs Full Story

Williams-Tallon Joins Basketball Staff

Appalachian State University head women’s basketball coach Darcie Vincent announced the addition of Lanica Williams-Tallon as an assistant coach on Thursday. Full Story

Giants Select Jones In Second Round

The San Francisco Giants selected Watauga High senior Ryder Jones in the second round of the Major League Amateur Baseball Draft with the 64th pick late Thursday night. Jones becomes the second player from the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference to be selected by the Giants right out of high school.

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