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Jorgensen Named to LMC Cycling Staff

BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Brian Jorgensen has been named an assistant coach for the Lees-McRae cycling program, announced Vice President of Athletics and Club Sports Craig McPhail.

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Chapel Hill To Honor Dean Smith

The Town of Chapel Hill will recognize unique individuals who have demonstrated a lifelong commitment to furthering the causes of social justice at a Peace and Justice Celebration scheduled 3 p.m. Sunday,

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Saturday's Game To Be Played as Scheduled

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University athletics is actively monitoring the weather forecast for Saturday’s homecoming football game versus Wyoming. The game is to be played as scheduled (3:30 p.m. at Kidd Brewer Stadium). Full Story

WHS Soccer Rescheduled....

BOONE - Watauga High boy's soccer coach Woody McKay has announced that the PIoneers' soccer match with Fred T. Foard that was rained out Wednesday night will be made up next Thursday, October 8

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UNC To Honor Stuart Scott Oct. 23

CHAPEL HILL—The University of North Carolina will honor Stuart Scott, iconic ESPN sports broadcaster and 1987 Carolina alumnus, posthumously with an Oct. 23 induction to the N. C. Journalism Hall of Fame, based in the UNC School of Media and Journalism.

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Georgia Southern to Host SBC Volleyball Championship

STATESBORO, Ga. – Georgia Southern will host the 2015 Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Championship in Hanner Fieldhouse Nov. 20-22. The top-8 teams in the regular-season standings will compete for the

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Men’s Basketball Opens Practice on Saturday

BOONE, N.C. – With just six weeks left until the 2015-16 regular-season opener, Appalachian State University men’s basketball will hold its first official preseason practice on Saturday. The Mountaineers, who are in their second season under head coach Jim Fox, return a total of 10 players from last year’s squad including four starters.

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Oritz, Beras, Jurado Among Top Prospects

Pitchersr Luis Ortiz and Ariel Jurado, and  outfielder Jairo Beras of the Hickory Crawdads have been listed among the Top 20 prospects in the South Atlantic League by Baseball America. Ortiz, a right hander, who was selected by the Texas Rangers in the first round (30th

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SBC Part of NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Tucson, Ariz. – The Arizona Sports and Entertainment Commission announced the creation of the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl on Thursday. The bowl game will debut on Dec. 29, 2015 and will match

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Football Moved Up, Tennis PPD....

BOONE - Watauga High Athletic Director Tom Wright has announced that today's tennis match between the Pioneers and St. Stephens has been rained out and will now be played next Tuesday, October 6.

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Hurricane Cancels Women’s Tennis Opener

BOONE, N.C. — Due to Hurricane Joaquin expecting to make landfall, Appalachian State women's tennis will not play in its fall opener at the East Carolina Invitational this weekend.

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WHS Sports Roundup....

A Must Win....BOONE - And it certainly was. The Watauga High volleyball team pulled off a huge win Wednesday night.

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Pioneers Travel To Foard Friday

BOONE - The Watauga High football team faces an interesting scenario this week. The Pioneers, who defeated St. Stephens in their Northwestern 3A-4A Conference opener last week, travel to Newton, N.C., Friday night to take on Fred T. Foard---a team WHS has pretty much handled with ease of late.

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Wilcher Wins 1,000th Game

Soccer coach Rob Wilcher has seen it all during his tenure at T.C. Roberson High School in Asheville, N.C. And during his stay, the Rams have known nothing but success.

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Eagles Soar Past LMC, 2-0

BOONE, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men's soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision to Carson-Newman in a nonconference match at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex on a rainy Wednesday afternoon.

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LMC, L-R Soccer Results....

Carson-Newman Blanks LMC Women, 3-0....BOONE, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae women's soccer team suffered a 3-0 setback against Carson-Newman in a nonconference match at the Ted Mackorell

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Apps Announce Home Game Times

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University men’s and women’s basketball announced tipoff times for its regular-season home Sun Belt Conference games in 2015-16 on Wednesday. As was the case last season, all of Appalachian State’s Sun Belt Conference games will be played as women’s/men’s doubleheaders. Sun Belt doubleheaders will be played at 5 p.m. (women)/7:30 p.m. (men) on Thursdays and 1

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UNC Roundup....

Tar Heels In The NFL - Week Three....By Logan Smith....Eric Ebron....Although the Lions’ record stands at 0-3, the former Tar Heel star tight end is coming into his own as a complementary asset to Calvin Johnson in the Detroit offense. Ebron has averaged 6.67 targets per game through three games this season, a noticeable increase from last season in which he averaged 3.77 targets in 13 games

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Another Day, Another Rainout....

BOONE - That seems to be the going trend with the Watauga High girl's tennis team. The Pioneers, who suffered through a pair of rainouts with St. Stephens on Monday and Tuesday, cancelled another match today.

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