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Pioneers Compete At Tri-Cities Meet

The Watauga High boy's and girl's track teams produced 23 top-ten finishers on Saturday at the Tri-Cities Classic in Johnson City, TN. The WHS girls had 13 top-ten finishers; the WHS boys had ten. Full Story

Huskies Down Pioneers In Girl's Lacrosse

The Watauga High girl's lacrosse team suffered a 17-7 loss on Saturday against Cornelius-Hough in a District 7 game at Leigh Wallace Memorial Field.

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Walk-Off Triple Secures App Victory Over Furman

Appalachian State University softball improved on its perfect home record with a sweep over Furman on Saturday afternoon at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium. The Mountaineers defeated the Paladins 3-2 in game one before a taking a thrilling 5-4 victory on a Dani Heichen triple in the bottom of the seventh in game two. Full Story

Williams Leads Bobcats At Conference Championships

Sophomore Ryan Trask (Cobleskill, N.Y.) placed second in the discus throw, and senior Brandon Williams (Raleigh, N.C.) turned in a pair of strong performances in the 110- and 400-meter hurdles to pace the Lees-McRae College men's track and field team to an impassioned effort on the second day of the Conference Carolinas Full Story

Defense, Matics Lift Black to 12-3 Win

A terrific defensive effort and stellar punting and place-kicking by Zach Matics (Jacksonville, N.C./Southwest-Onslow) lifted the Black squad to a 12-3 win over the Gold in Appalachian State University football’s Spring Game on Saturday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Full Story

ASU Drops Second-Straight to The Citadel

Shortstop Will Callaway began the game with a solo home run in the first inning to extend a 12-game hitting streak, but the hits were not frequent enough, as Appalachian State University baseball dropped its second-straight game to The Citadel, 5-3, Saturday afternoon at Riley Park. Full Story

'Dads Walk-Off with 5th Straight Win

A winning streak that had seen some improbable comebacks received its greatest rally yet Saturday night, as the Hickory Crawdads overcame a 6-run, 7th inning deficit to the Charleston RiverDogs with a Lewis Brinson walk-off infield single resulting in an amazing 10-9 victory. Full Story

L-R Men, Women Finish Third At SE Regionals

Both the Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams finished third at the Southeast Regional Championships which concluded Saturday at the Irwin Belk Track at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex. Wingate took the women's title with 276 points while Mars Hill (193 points) placed first on the men's side. Full Story

Curry, Cleveland Pace LMC At Conference Finals

Senior Iesha Poindexter (Jetterville, Va.) set a new school record in the 100-meter dash, and Sarah Monday (Lexington, N.C.) placed second in the pole vault to lead the Lees-McRae College women's track and field team to a strong performance on the second day of the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Track and Field Championships Full Story

Samford men, ASU women Lead After Day One

Appalachian State leads on the women’s side with 71.5 points and Samford leads on the men’s side with 72 points. after day one of competition at the 2013 SoCon Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Eagle Track & Field Complex at Erk Russell Athletic Park. Saturday began with the women’s heptathlon and the men’s Full Story

Bears Reach SAC Tournament Title Game

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (33-14) split its two games on Saturday at Whitley Field to advance to the 2013 Food Lion SAC Tournament Championship on Sunday. L-R lost to Catawba (32-17) by a 2-1 score before staying alive with a 2-0 victory over Wingate (32-20-1) in eight innings. Full Story

WHS Extends Winning Streak with DH Sweep

The Watauga High baseball team just keeps rolling along. The Pioneers (11-10 overall; 5-5 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) had a record-setting day on Saturday in game one of their double header in a 24-9 win against Fred T. Foard. The Pioneers got a gutsy pitching performance from senior Chance Richards in a 3-2 win against

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ASU Suffers 6-3 Loss at The Citadel

In his first career start, sophomore outfielder John Kincaid banged out two hits, including an RBI single in the fifth inning, but the multi-hit game was not enough, as Appalachian State University fell 6-3 to

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LMC Claims Lead At Conference Championships

Kortnie Curry (Lexington, N.C.) and Persephanie McRae (Brooklyn, N.Y.) took the top two spots in the high jump, and Rachelle Cleveland (Moyock, N.C.) won the javelin throw to lead the Lees-McRae

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Greene Tosses Complete Game

Ethan Greene, a freshman at Pfeiffer University, tossed his first complete game at the collegiate level on April 9. The Watauga County native, who graduated from Watauga High last spring, tossed nine innings in a 10-1 win against Armstrong-Atlantic State University at UNC-Pembroke. Full Story

ASU Tennis Adds Three Signees For 2013

Three student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to join Appalachian State University’s women’s tennis program in 2013, head coach Colin Crothers announced on Friday. Full Story

L-R Nips Wingate In 12 Innings

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (32-13) remained in the winner's bracket of the 2013 Food Lion SAC Tournament with a 3-2 victory in 12 innings over Wingate (30-19-1) Friday morning at Whitley Field. L-R, the third seed in this year's tournament, will take on fifth-seeded Catawba (31-17) Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m.

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Crawdads Game Postponed

The Hickory Crawdads' April 19th game against the Charleston RiverDogs has been postponed due to rain. The contest will be made up on Sunday, April 21st as part of a doubleheader starting at 2:00 pm. One ticket will get you in to see both Crawdads games! Full Story


The Carolina Panthers will open the 2013 regular season at Bank of America Stadium against the Seattle Seahawks, marking the first time since 2009 the team will play at home in Week 1. Full Story

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