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LRU Women Hold Off Brevard, 69-66

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (12-3, 4-2) held on to defeat Brevard (5-9, 0-6), 69-66, Saturday in a South Atlantic Conference game at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium.  In the process, seventh-year Head Coach Todd Starkey became the winningest coach in school history

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Trojans Rally Past Bobcats, 72-60

The Mount Olive College men's basketball team converted 21-of-25 attempts at the free throw line, and won the battle on the glass by a decisive margin en route to a 72-60 win over Lees-McRae College in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday night.
Mount Olive (9-6, 2-3 CC) shot

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ASU Wrestling Defeats Brown, Harvard at Lone Star Duals

Appalachian State University wrestling finished 2-1 in three dual matches at the 2012 Hilton Arlington Lone Star Duals on Saturday. The Mountaineers began the day with a 41-4 win over Brown, and edged out Harvard,

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Davidson Rallies Late to Down ASU

A late 10-point run by Davidson proved to be the difference in Appalachian State University men’s basketball’s 83-79 defeat at the hands of the Southern Confererence-leading Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at the Holmes Center.
Appalachian (7-9, 3-3 SoCon) nearly blew the roof off the Holmes Center when

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ASU Women’s Track Earn 13 Top-Five Finishes at UNC

Appalachian State University women’s track and field strong performance earned them 13 top-five finishers at the Dick Taylor Invitational hosted by North Carolina on Friday and Saturday.
The Mountaineers dominated distance and throw events with nine top-six finishers.  Junior Sarah Williamson took first-place (18:07.25) in the 5,000-meter run,  while fellow juniors Kaitlyn Cagle

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Trojans Blast Bobcats, 79-51

The Mount Olive College women's basketball team built a 22-point halftime lead, outscoring Lees-McRae College by a 40-18 margin over the first 20 minutes en route to a 79-51 victory in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday afternoon.
Mount Olive (11-3, 5-0 CC) continued its strong start to the

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Huskies Squeak By Eagles, Win 14th Straight

For the second time in three days, Nehemiah Stafford held his team's fate in his hands. And like he did Wednesday night against Watauga, Stafford nailed a pair of free throws with

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Griewisch Wins 3,000-Meter Run At Dick Taylor Invitational

Lenoir-Rhyne senior Kate Griewisch (Banner Elk, N.C.) finished first out of 25 runners in the women's 3,000-meter run at the 2012 Dick Taylor Invitational Friday at the Eddie Smith Field House on the campus of the University of North Carolina. The indoor track and field meet was

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WHS-Hibriten Games Rescheduled

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that Friday night's basketball games between the PIoneers and Hibriten that were postponed due to inclement weather will be made up on

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Bobcats Place Three On NSCAA Scholar All-South Team

The Lees-McRae College women's soccer team placed a trio of athletes on the 2011 NSCAA Women's College Scholar all-South team, announced NSCAA officials Tuesday.
Senior Mary Dorn (Shallotte, N.C.) earned a spot on the second team, while fellow seniors Brooke Santerre (Port Republic, Md.) and Vickie Rich (Arlington Heights, Ill.) were each named

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WHS Hoops vs. Hibriten PPD

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that all athletic activities scheduled for Friday night have been postponed.
No make up dates have been announced for

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MIDDLE SCHOOL SCORES, STANDINGS:


Here's a look at middle school basketball games that were played Thursdayh night, and a run down of the league standings for both

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Mountaineers Knock Off Furman, 56-50

Nathan Healy (New Bern, N.C./Blair Academy) found a driving Jamaal Trice (Los Angeles, Calif./Midland College) for an uncontested slam dunk with 36 seconds remaining to stretch a two-point lead into four and help give Appalachian State University men’s basketball a hard-fought 56-50 win over visiting Furman on Thursday evening at the Holmes Center.
An earlier three-pointer by Omar Carter

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Pioneers Release 2012 Baseball Schedule

Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee has released his schedule for the upcoming 2012 season. And the Pioneers, who were 18-8 last season, will play an entertaining array of teams this season.
It all begins with a pair of scrimmages with Davie County on February 18 and Mount Tabor (a playing date for that one is still up in the air). The Pioneers, as usual because of weather issues, will play six consecutive games

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SEC Extremely Generous

When you've got money, you have the power to do what you want.
Just ask the Southeastern Conference, which continues to grow with new members almost every year. The University of Missouri and Texas A&M will join the fray in the fall of 2012. And with the SEC now up to 14 members, that means the conference

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Huskies Nip Pioneers, 54-53

The Watauga High men's basketball team has developed quite a rivarly over the years with Ashe County, especially since former WHS coach Marc Payne went back to his roots in West Jefferson.
These teams, year-in and year-out, have produced, nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat excitement time and time again. And Wednesday night's game

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Trotman Named Wrestler of Month, Week

ASU senior Austin Trotman has been named Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week and Southern Conference Wrestler of the Month for December, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.
Trotman went 8-1 in December to close out 2011, finishing the year at 16-1. The 184-pounder opened the month with a

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Rangers Announce 2012 Crawdads Field Staff

The Texas Rangers, Major League parent club of the Hickory Crawdads, have announced the 2012 Field Staff for the 'Dads. Returning at the helm will be third-year Field Manager Bill Richardson, accompanied by returning

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WHS Swimmers Wrap Up Regular Season

The Watuaga High men's and women's swimming teams wrapped up the regular season with a four-team meet at the Hickory YMCA Tuesday night.
The WHS women defeated Fred T. Foard 48-46, but lost to South Caldwell 48-46 and tied Hickory 47-47. The WHS women also won three events.

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