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Howards Commits To ASU

Tuscola High senior Rob Howard has made a verbal commitment to play baseball at Appalachian State University. Howard is hitting .538 this season for a Tuscola team that haS nailed down its third consecutive Western North Carolina Conference championship. Howard has been a versatile player for the Mountaineers (17-5 this season) during his prep career. He is

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Huskies Advance In State Playoffs

The Ashe County High women's soccer team marched its way into second-round play in the state playoffs Tuesday night. The Huskies (15-4-1) defeated Newton-Conover 4-0 in a first-round Class 2A state playoff game. Karanda Weaver

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Correction Concerning WHS Men's Lacrosse

It was noted on Tuesday that Andrew Lambert was named all-conference for the Watauga High men's lacrosse tean n District 9. It was actually Andrew Marks, who received that honor. I congratulate Mr. Marks for receiving that honor,

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UPDATED: State Playoff Pairings Finally Released

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced the state playoff pairings for baseball and softball. As expected, the Watauga High baseball team (15-8) will be traveling to East Gaston (13-9) for a first-round game in

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YOSEF CLUB TRAVEL PACKAGES NOW AVAILABLE

The Appalachian State University athletic office has announced its travel packages for the upcoming 2012 football season. The first available package concerns Appalachain's season opener on September 1 at East Carolina. The package includes a one or two night stay as the City Hotel & Bristo located in downtown

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Crawdads-Kannapolis Rained Out

Tuesday night's scheduled game between the Hickory Crawdads and the Kannapolis Intimidators at CMC-Northeast Stadium in Kannapolis was rained out. No make-up date has been announced. The Crawdads (18-12) kick-off a seven-game home stand against the Savannah Sand Gnats Thursday night at LP

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Three 'Dads Win Monthly Awards

The Texas Rangers have announced their monthly minor league award winners for the month of April, featuring three Crawdads - OF Chris Grayson won hitter of the month, C Kellin Deglan won defender of the month and RHP Randol Rojas won reliever of the month.  Former Crawdads RHP Justin Grimm ('11), who is currently with the Frisco RoughRiders (AA),

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Former Pioneer Kostis Earns National All-Academic Honors

Appalachian State University wrestling has been honored by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) as a Division I All-Academic Team for the 2011-12 wrestling season. In addition, senior Savva Kostis (Boone, N.C./Watauga) was selected to the NWCA's Individual All-Academic team, Full Story

 
Shot Clock Voted Down

The National Federation of State High School Association has voted down the possible use of a shot clock in high school basketball. According to Kent Summers, director of performing arts and sports at the NFHS, “In addition to

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An UpDate From Charlie Cobb

In an effort to help with some of last week's conference expansion developments, I want to share some thoughts with you from our perspective. Potential membership in Conference USA is one of the scenarios that Appalachian has Full Story

 
State Tennis Pairings Announced

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has released its pairings for the state tennis tournaments this weekend. In the Class 4A Tournament, which will be played at the Millbrook Exchange Park in Raleigh, Michael Smith

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Huskies, Sargent Win Western Regional

The Hough High golf team shot even par and nosed out Myers Park to win the Class 4A Western Regional at Broadmoore Golf Links in Asheville on Monday. The Huskies bested the field with a team score of 288; Myers Park finished six

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Kannapolis Hangs On Against Hickory, 5-4


The Kannapolis Intimidators finally picked up a win against the Hickory Crawdads on Monday night. After they dropped the first two games of the series, the Inditimidators (13-17) rallied from a 2-0 deficit and defeated the Crawdads

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Warnock Named SoCon Freshman of Year

The Southern Conference's softball coaches recognized five Appalachian State University student-athletes on their 2012 all-conference teams, the league office announced on Monday. Program history was made with three first-

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McCants To Play in Manila

Rashad McCants has signed a contract to play professional basketball in the Phillippines Basketball Association. McCants, who played on the University of North Carolina's national championship team in 2005, was recently

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Hardee Selected For State Games

Well, it looks like Watauga High junior Tyler Jones won't be on his own at the North Carolina State Games in late June. He'll be joined at the State Games by his head coach Pete Hardee, who will be making his fifth appearance as an

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WHS Soccer Opens With McDowell

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that the women's soccer team will open the Class 4A State Playoffs at home Wednesday night against McDowell at 6 p.m. The Pioneers defeated McDowell 2-1 with a pair

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WHS Men's Lacrosse Earns All-Conference Honors

The Watauga High men's lacrosse team (5-6), which turned in its most successful season in school history this season, had seven players chosen to the District 9 All-Conference Team. And head coach Chris Wallace, now in his third season

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Indoor Track Championships Finds New Home

JDL Fast Track today announced a partnership with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) to host its 2013 indoor track and field championships. The meet is scheduled for February 9, 2013.
"We are excited about JDL Fast Track becoming a championship venue for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, because a venue of this

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