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Tornados rally past Bobcats in second half

The Brevard College women's basketball team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 37-24 margin in the second half, overcoming a 33-26 halftime deficit en route to a 63-57 victory in non-conference play on Saturday afternoon in Williams Gymnasium. Brevard (3-5) won the battle on the glass by a 38-35 margin, including a 12-8

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NCCA East-West All-Star Football Game Moves to Simeon Stadium for 2013

The NCCA is pleased to announce that the 65th East-West All-Star football game will be played at High Point’s A.J. Simeon Stadium in July of 2013. The all-star game, which has been played at Grimsley’s Jamieson Stadium in Greensboro for the previous 64 years, is moving due to a construction project at the traditional site.

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Former ASU Track Coach Inducted Into Hall of Fame

The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA) announced its six candidates that will be inducted into the USTFCCCA Hall of Fame later this year. Among the six inductees included former head track and cross country coach Bob Pollock. During Pollock's tenure at Appalachian he led the Mountaineers to

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ASU Wrestling Unable to Keep Up with Ohio

Falling victim to two pins in the first three bouts, Appalachian State University wrestling could not climb itself back into the hunt, falling to Ohio 28-10 Saturday evening at Varsity Gym. With the loss, the Mountaineers drop their first dual of the season, moving to 4-1 on the season. Ohio nabs its third victory of the year and

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ASU Drops SoCon Opener at WCU

Appalachian State University men’s basketball was unable to hang on to a 13-point lead in a 70-64 loss at arch rival Western Carolina to open Southern Conference play on Saturday at the Ramsey Center. The Mountaineers (1-7, 0-1 SoCon), who led 43-30 with 16:57 left in the second half, were unable to overcome a furious

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Pioneers Win 18th Straight Against Vikings

It's hard to believe, but the Avery High basketball team hasn't beaten Watauga since the 2003-04 season. Ironically, WHS coach Rob Sanders was a varsity assistant that year, and the Vikings victimized WHS three times that season---the last time was at the old Colvard Oil Holiday Tournament in Boone. From that point on, the

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Cougars, Red Tornadoes Remain Perfect

The high school basketball season is not even a month old, but the Alexander Central High women's basketball team is matching Hickory step-for-step. Both teams remained undefeated Friday night. The Cougars (6-0) blasted Davie County 71-55 in Mocksville. Madi Suddreth led the way with a career-high 39 points.

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The University of Tennessee announced today that Butch Jones has been hired as the 24th head football coach of the Vols. Jones owns a 50-27 record (.649)

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Middle School Basketball Scores

Here is a rundown of all the middle school basketball games that were played Thursday night. GBR would like to thank Andy Eggers for providing us with these updates.

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WHS Matmen Drop Two At Avery

The Watauga High wrestling team remained winless in dual competition Thursday with a pair of setbacks at a tri-meet at Avery. The Pioneers lost to Avery, 49-27, and to Ashe County, 42-36.

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Jones Vols New Head Coach

The University of Tennessee has scheduled a press conference for 2:30 p.m. to introduce Butch Jones as it new football coach. Jones replaces Derek Dooley, who was fired after three years with the

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Bears Race By Lees-McRae, 87-69

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Team (6-1) continued its best start in five seasons with an 87-69 victory over Lees-McRae (0-8) Thursday evening at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium. L-R junior forward

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NCHSAA Board Of Directors Takes Actions At Winter Meeting

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors completed its winter Board meeting on Thursday at the NCHSAA offices. One of the significant changes the Board made is the

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Kimbrough Named BSN Defensive Player Of Year

The post-season all-america honors have begun. And as usual, the Appalachian State University football team has been well recognized. Linebacker Jeremy

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Bobcats Active in Community at Healthy Halloween

The Lees-McRae College softball team continues to be a positive influence in the local community this fall, expanding its outreach efforts several weeks ago by

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Here is a rundown of games played Wednesday night in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference, and a peak at the schedule for Thursday and Friday.

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WHS Swimmers Win Eight Events At Valdese

The Watauga High boy's and girl's swimming teams won seven of eight duals on Wednesday night at Valdese.  "I was pleased with the performance of both teams tonight," said WHS coach David Gragg.  "Several

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Middle School Basketball Scores

Here are the scores from last night's games involving Mabel School and Green Valley. GBR would like to thank Terry McClannon and Andy Cook for providing us with this update.

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Myrick Named Honorable Mention All-American

Lenoir-Rhyne Football's Kaleb Myrick has earned 2012 Honorable Mention All-American accolades for NCAA Division II by the Beyond Sports College Network (BSN). Myrick, a senior offensive lineman from

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