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Penny Taken By Indians In 16th Round

Cody Penny, a rising senior at the University of North Carolina and who played at South Caldwell High School, was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 16th round of the Major League Baseball Draft Wednesday afternoon. He

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Grant Selected By Miami

Seth Grant became the third Appalachian State player to be selected in the Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday afternoon. Grant, a red-shirt senior, was taken by the Miami Marlins in the 26th round with the 797th choice. Full Story

WHS Wins Another Wells Fargo Conference Cup

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, today announced the standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup competitions for the 2011-2012 sports season. The Wells Fargo Cup award, sponsored

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Nunn Named Frosh All-America

Freshman Jamie Nunn of the Appalachian State University baseball team has been named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America. The Winston-Salem native, who had a great prep career at Mount Tabor High School, was 5-2 this season with a 4.24 earned-run-average. Full Story

Charleston Snaps Hickory's Winning Streak

Hickory's eight-game winning streak is over. The Charleston RiverDogs saw to that Tuesday night as they took the opening game of the series against the Crawdads at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. The RiverDogs (35-22) grabbed a 6-0 lead by the third inning and pounded the Crawdads,

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Wilson Selected By Braves

Wofford College pitcher Alex Wilson was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 15th round of the MLB Draft on Tuesday afternoon. Wilson was the 479th overall selection. It marks the second straight season the Braves have picked a Wofford pitcher in the 15th round.
“Obviously I am very excited and blessed to have this opportunity,” said Wilson. “I have

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Three Cougars Selected In MLB Draft

Three College of Charleston players were selected in the first eight rounds of the 2012 MLB Entry Draft on Tuesday, June 5. Senior CF Marty Gantt (North Augusta, S.C.) was picked in the seventh round (242 overall) by the Tampa

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Nationals Take Miller In 4th Round Of MLB Draft

Samford right fielder Brandon Miller was selected in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Washington Nationals on Tuesday. Miller, who was taken with the 144th overall pick, is the highest draft pick in

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White Sox Select Beck in Second Round

Junior right-hander Chris Beck was selected in the second round by the Chicago White Sox. The Jefferson, Ga., native was the third pick by the American League team and the 76th overall selection on Tuesday. Beck broke out with

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Morrill Coaching In United Soccer League

Lees-McRae College women's soccer head coach Cally Morrill is not taking much of a break this summer, taking on the role of both assistant coach and player for the Central SC Cobras of the United Soccer Leagues' W-League,

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Bentley Adds State Champion Jeffrey Ogburn

Appalachian State University wrestling head coach JohnMark Bentley announced the addition of Jeffrey Ogburn, Jr. (Poquoson, Va./Poquoson) to the incoming 2012-13 recruiting class on Tuesday. A four-time all-state, all-region and

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Braves Select Hyatt, Tewell

The Atlanta Braves used back-to-back picks to select Appalachian State University relief pitcher Nathan Hyatt (Brevard, N.C./Brevard) and catcher Tyler Tewell (Charlotte, N.C./Butler) in the 13th and 14th rounds of the 2012 Full Story

Five Crawdads Selected To SAL All-Star Team

The South Atlantic League on Tuesday announced the rosters for the 2012 SAL All-Star Game, and the Crawdads will be represented by five players on the Northern Division Team - infielder Hanser Alberto, outfielder Chris

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Roache Goes To Brewers In First Round

Georgia Southern's Victor Roache (Ypsilanti, Mich.) became the fifth Eagle drafted in the first round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft after being selected 28th overall by the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.  Roache

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LMC places 162 Student-Athletes On Spring Honor Roll

Lees-McRae College has placed 162 student-athletes on the 2012 Conference Carolinas Spring Presidential Honor Roll, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Monday.
“This is a testament to our CATS (Challenging Athletes to Success) Program,

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Watauga Cracks Win Column with DH Sweep

The Watauga Junior American Legion team picked up its first wins of the year Monday night by taking a double-header from McDowell---the same team that victimized Watauga in its season opener on May 25. Watauga won the opener, Full Story

ASU Comes Up Short In Regional Finals

Appalachian State University baseball left 21 men on base and surrendered nine two-out runs in a doubleheader sweep at the hands of No. 23 Oklahoma in the championship round of the NCAA Tournament Charlottesville Regional

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Sooners Even Things Up Against ASU

The Appalachian State University baseball team finds itself in a winner-take-all situation after Oklahoma belted the Mountaineers 14-6 at Davenport Field in the Charlottesville Regional Monday afternoon. ASU (41-17) came into Monday's game needing just one win against Oklahoma to advance to its first Super Regional in school history. The Mountaineers

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'Dads Win Eighth Straight, Blast Kannapolis

The Hickory Crawdads cruised to their eighth straight win, setting a season-high for runs in a game in the process as they blasted Kannapolis 14-5 in a businessman speical at L.P. Frans Stadium on Monday afternoon. Zach Cone backboned the onslaught with a season-high five runs-batted-in. The Crawdads (31-25) didn't waste any time taking the lead, and

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