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Hot-Shooting Cougars Down ASU

College of Charleston’s Andrew Lawrence made 6-of-8 three-pointers and scored a game-high 24 points as Appalachian State University men’s basketball suffered a rare second-consecutive home loss, 74-62, on Saturday afternoon at the Holmes Center. Although Appalachian (9-13, 5-7 SoCon) dominated the

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HARDIN PARK, BLOWING ROCK, PARKWAY IN FINALS

The Middle School basketball season winds down Monday night at Watauga High's Lentz-Eggers Gym. The girls championship game finds Hardin Park taking on Parkway at 5:30 p.m.; Hardin Park takes on Blowing Rock in the

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Pioneers Continue To Struggle

Watauga High men's basketball coach Rob Sanders is caught in a recurring dream. No matter what he tries to do, he keeps finding himself agonizing over the disappointment of his team's inconsistent play. The Pioneers, fighting for their post-season lives, have picked a bad time to start playing their worst basketball of the year.  The Pioneers (8-12 overall; 4-6 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference), mired

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Griewisch Breaks School Record At New Balance Collegiate Invite

Lenoir-Rhyne's Kate Griewisch (Banner Elk, N.C.) ran a school-record 16:44 in the women's 5,000-meter championship run at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational in indoor track and field Friday afternoon at The Armory. Griewisch finished sixth out of 16 competitors while

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ASU Men’s Soccer Adds Three Recruits

Appalachian State University men’s soccer head coach Matt Nelson has announced three recruits that have committed to join the Mountaineers next season. Alex Herbst, Matt Melton and Mason McCarter will don Black and Gold jerseys this fall, adding to the strength of the Appalachian program.
Coach Nelson explains that the existing talent on the team

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Junior Duo Earns Preseason Nod by League Coaches

Appalachian State University softball were picked to finish fourth in the coaches preseason poll and juniors Allie Cashion and Meghan Smith were selected as preseason first-team all-Southern Conference selections by the league coaches, announced by the SoCon office on Friday. Cashion was named first-team all-SoCon and all-tournament team accolades last season.  She ranked sixth in the conference and

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ASU Begins Spring Practice In Mid-March

The Appalachian State University football team, coming off its best recruiting season in a while, will officially start spring practice the week of March 19. And there will be some familiar faces among those attending those spring drills. Among the returnees will be

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WHS Swimmers Have 11 Regional Qualifiers

The Watauga High swimming team will be sending 11 regional qualifiers, including six relay teams to the Class 4A Western Regional on Saturday in Huntersville at the

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Future Mountaineers Earn All-American Honors

Appalachian State University volleyball saw two of its future members earn high school all-America honors from PrepVolleyball.com earlier this week. Paige Brown (Overland Park, Kan./St. James Academy) and Emily Corrigan (John's Creek, Ga./Chattahoochee) were named

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Bobcats Tabbed Third In Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll

The Lees-McRae College men's track and field team is picked to finish third at the 2012 Conference Carolinas Championships, announced league officials Thursday with the release of the preseason coaches' poll. The Bobcats return a

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LRU Women's Soccer Signs Seven For 2012 Season


Lenoir-Rhyne University Head Women's Soccer Coach Adrian Blewitt has announced the signing of seven student-athletes for the 2012 season. The 2012 class for the Bears includes

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Samford Edges Mountaineers

Appalachian State University men’s basketball couldn’t overcome a four-minute scoreless drought late in the ballgame and suffered a heart-breaking 53-52 loss to Samford on Thursday evening at the Holmes Center. Jamaal Trice’s (Los Angeles, Calif./Midland College) three-pointer gave

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ASU Leads Mid-Season Indoor Power Rankings

Midway through the Southern Conference indoor track and field season, Appalachian State leads in both men’s and women’s power rankings. The rankings are determined by the top eight times or

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Paladins Release 2012 Schedule

Furman University has released its football schedule for the 2012 season. The Paladins (5-3 in the Southern Conference and 6-5 overall) open the season September 1 against

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Courtney Freeman Named Student-Athlete of Week

Appalachian State University women's basketball player Courtney Freeman has been named as the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday
Freeman, who helped lead the Mountaineers to

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Stalling Garners SoCon Field Athlete of Week

Appalachian State University junior Jared Stalling has received the Southern Conference Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week honor for his performance last weekend at the Niswonger Invitational, hosted by ETSU. The selection was made

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Bobcats Ink Four To National Letters

Four student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and join the Bobcat women's soccer program, announced head coach Cally Morrill on Wednesday. Morrill's third recruiting class at the helm of the Bobcats brings some

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Jones Leads Bears In Season Opener Over Pfeiffer

The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team (1-0) opened the 2012 season with a 6-1 victory over Pfeiffer (0-1) Wednesday afternoon at Joe Ferebee Field. L-R sophomore Ryan Jones (Asheville, N.C.) (1-0) held Pfeiffer to just two hits while striking out 10 batters in five

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Abbey Holds Off Bobcats, 59-50

The Belmont Abbey College women's basketball team withstood a late rally by Lees-McRae College en route to a 59-50 win in Conference Carolinas play on Wednesday evening in the Wheeler Center. Belmont Abbey (10-10, 6-5 CC) posted a field goal

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