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UPDATED: Murrell Gives It Another Try

Defensive end/linebacker Marques Murrill, who was a star player at Appalachian State University, is a pretty determined guy. Murrell, who was placed on waivers by the New England Patriots last season, is back at again. Only

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Arrowood Impressive In Pro Debut

Well, for Ryan Arrowood, it was just like slipping on a pair of comfortable shoes. The right hander from Appalachian State University, made his professional baseball debut Tuesday afternoon for the Tri-City Dust Devils

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North Edges South In SAL All-Star Game

The Hickory Crawdads All-Star representatives helped pace the Northern Division to the 3-2 win against the Southern Division in the 2012 SAL All-Star Game at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park in Charleston, S.C., Tuesday night.

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WHS finishes 14th In Cup Standings

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, today announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Cup competitions for the 2011-12 academic year. The Wells Fargo Cup,  formerly known as

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Quick's Deal With Rams Revealed

Details concerning Brian Quick's contract with the St. Louis Rams. Quick, the all-time leading receiver at Appalachian State University signed a four-year deal with the Rams on June 13. His rookie contract will pay him $5.386

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Arrowood Makes Pro Debut Today

Ryan Arrowood, the all-time leader in career wins at Appalachian State University, will make his professional debut today with the Tri-City Dust Devils of the Northwest League, the Class A short-season affiliate of the

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Junior Legion Takes Two From Foard

The Watauga Junior American Legion team took a double header from Fred T. Foard in a non-Area 4 contest Monday night at Pioneer Field. Watauga (8-7-1) clobbered Foard 11-1 in three innings in the first game; and Watauga wiped out a 5-0 deficit in game two and defeated Foard, 9-8. Jesse

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Porter, McKaig, Jankowski Compete At Olympic Trials

The USA Olympic Trials begin later this week, June 21-July 1, in Eugene, Ore., and Zap Fitness Foundation of Blowing Rock will be well represented in the field. Sarah Porter, Alissa McKaig and David Jankowski will begin competion Friday night in

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Hyatt, Tewell Sign With Braves

The Atlanta Braves have officially announced that former Appalachian State University baseball standouts Nathan Hyatt (Brevard, N.C./Brevard) and Tyler Tewell (Charlotte, N.C./Butler) have signed contracts with the organization

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Breitenstein Named Pre-Season All-America


Fullback Eric Breitenstein of Wofford College was named a first-team FCS Offensive All-America by Championship Breitenstein, a red-shirt senior, is also on the Walter Payton Watch List. The Walter Payton Award goes to the best offensive

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Kimbrough Named First-Team FCS All-America


Championship has released its Football Championship Subdivision pre-season all-america teams, and its pre-season candidates for the Walter Payton and Buck Buchanan Awards. And Appalachian State University is well represented.

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'Dads Fall In First-Half Finale

The Lakewood BlueClaws wrapped up the first half of the season with a 6-1 win against the Hickory Crawdads at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood on Sunday afternoon. Lakewood (26-43) jumped on top right away with a pair of runs in the bottom of the second inning. With two men on base and one out, Gauntlett Eldemire drove in Bob Stumpo from

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Will Callaway of Appalachian State University made his Cape Cod League debut Saturday night for the Hyannis Habor Hawks in a 4-2, ten-inning loss. Callaway went 1-5 for the Harbor Hawks batting second in the line up. Callaway, an All-Southern Conference selection this past season for the Mountaineers, batted .320, with four home runs and 53 RBI.

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Jones Stands Out At State Games

Tyler Jones concluded a productive weekend that has raised his stock with college coaches. The rising senior from Watauga High went 4-6 with a walk and an RBI for a .666 batting average in four games at the Powerade North Carolina State Games in Winston-Salem. Jones went 1-1 with a walk on Sunday in the bronze medal game at BB&T Ball Park

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Apps Finish Season at Junior Nationals

Appalachian State University track and field wrapped up competition as a trio of freshmen turned in solid performances at the USA Track and Field Junior Outdoor Nationals on Friday and Saturday. Raphael Rojas finished 16th among the top freshmen runners in the nation in the 800-meter run on Friday evening with a time of 1:53.83. Ashton Smith took 14th

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BlueClaws Nip Crawdads, 4-3

The Lakewood BlueClaws defeated the Hickory Crawdads 4-3 at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood on Saturday night. Trailing 3-2, Lakewood jumped on top with a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth. Carlos Perdomo led-off the inning with a walk, and he scored all the way from first base on an RBI double by Kelly Dugan. Dugan advanced to third on a fly out

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Former Bear Brian Dice Promoted By Marlins

Brian Dice, a former member of the Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team, has been called up by the Jamestown Jammers. Jamestown is a part of the New York-Penn League which competes at the Short-Season Class A Level. The Jammers are an affiliate of the Miami Marlins. Jamestown's 2012 season begins on Monday, June 18, against Mahoning Valley at

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Region 7 Plays in Bronze Medal Game Sunday

The Region 7 All-Stars suffered their first loss at the Powerade North Carolina State Games on Saturday. Region 5, which dominated pool play winning three consecutive games, blasted Region 7 by the ten-run mercy rule, 14-2 at BB&T Ball Park. The loss moves Region 7 into Sunday morning's Bronze Medal Game at 10 a.m., agaiinst Region 8 out

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Junior Legion Earns DH Split

The Watauga Junior American Legion baseball team split its double header with Hibriten Friday night at Pioneer Field. Watauga (5-5 in Area 4; 6-7-1 overall) defeated Hibriten 9-3 in game one, but lost game two, 3-2. The Junior Legion team left the bases loaded in the bottom of the fifth inning in the game-two loss. Andy Gilliam, who was at the plate,

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