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Wood Finishes Fourth At State

What a difference a year can make.
Last season, Watauga High sophomore Savanna Wood qualified for the state tournament, and like any freshman, she struggled against the field. But fast forward to this season, and Wood has developed into quite a player.
Wood,. who won the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference


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Bears' Linehan Named SAC Player Of Week

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Laura Linehan has been named the South Atlantic Conference Women's Soccer Player Of The Week, league officials announced today.
Linehan, a senior forward from San Diego, California,

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Bobcats Ranked Fifth Nationally In Aces Per Set

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team is ranked fifth in the nation in aces per set, and enters the week listed in 10 individual and team categories in the latest edition of the NCAA Division II women's volleyball statistics, announced NCAA officials Tuesday.
Lees-McRae (22-8, 16-0 Conference Carolinas)


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Catamounts Dismiss D-Coordinator

The Western Carolina University football team has dismissed its defensive coordinator/assistant head coach.
Matt Pawlowski was relieved of his duties


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ASU Football Notebook: Blair Named SoCon Freshman of the Week

After helping Appalachian State University’s defense stymie Georgia Southern’s potent triple-option offense in Saturday’s 24-17 win over the top-ranked Eagles, ASU defensive end Ronald Blair (Greensboro, Ga./Greene County) has been honored as the Southern Conference’s Freshman of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
Blair led Appalachian’s defensive linemen with eight

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Bobcats Nip Erskine In Tournament Opener

Emily Jones (Leonardtown, Md.) scored her second goal of the season in the 69th minute, and the top-seeded Lees-McRae College women's soccer team held on for a 2-1 win over eighth-seeded Erskine College in the quarterfinal round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament on Monday night on Tate Field.
Lees-McRae (13-4-1) outshot Erskine (6-11) by a

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LRU Women Top Seed At SAC Soccer Tournament

Fresh off its unbeaten and untied league regular season, the Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team earned the No. 1 seed in the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Women's Soccer Tournament.
Lenoir-Rhyne will face eighth-seeded

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Women’s Golf Concludes Fall Competition

Appalachian State University women’s golf posted a 328-334-321=983 (+119) at the Lady Paladin Invitational to finish 11th. The Mountaineers finished strong at the season-ending event and placed just two strokes behind 10th place.
Junior Lauren Smith (Salisbury, N.C./UNCG) led Appalachian with a

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Nine players are bunched within three shots of the lead
after Monday's opening round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A women’s golf championships at Pinehurst number six.
Wakefield's Stephanie Pribonic and Sara Bae of Raleigh Athens Drive each shot 74 on a chilly day to take a one-shot


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Wood Seven Over At State

Watauga High sophomore Savannah Wood fired a seven over par 78 in the opening round of the Girls Class 4A State Golf Championships at Pinehurst Country Club #6.
We will have full details late

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WHS Regional Title Match Begins At 6 p.m. Tuesday

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that the volleyball team will play Providence in the class 4A Regional championship game Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at Lentz-Eggers Gym. The Pioneers (22-7),

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UPDATED: Mountaineers Ranked Third Nationally

 The Appalachian State University football team, which took a serious step towards its record-breaking seventh Southern Conference championship by knocking off Georgia Southern Saturday afternoon, is currently ranked third nationally in The Sports Network/ Top 25 Poll, and third the FCS Coaches Top 25 Poll.
The Mountaineers jumped up two spots in this week's

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UPDATED;Pioneers Host Mooresville Wednesday At 6 P.M.

The Watauga High boys soccer team will open the Class 4A state playoffs at home Wednesday night. And the Pioneers (15-5-1) will entertain Mooresville (8-9-3), a wild card team from the I-Meck Conference. The Pioneers are the No.2 seedoverall and the No.1 seed from the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference. Full Story

Breitenstein, Blair Earn Player Of Week Honors

The Southern Conference named its football players of the week today for the games played Saturday, October 29. Wofford's Eric Breitenstein was named Offensive Player of the Week while Furman's Full Story

Werner Tops Podium At Nationals

Kerry Werner (Birdsboro, Pa.) and Bradford Perley (Kennebunkport, Maine) grabbed the top two spots in the men's Division I individual omnium standings to lead the Lees-McRae College cycling team to a fourth-place performance at the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships on Sunday afternoon.
Fort Lewis College took the team omnium title with


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Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Soccer Ties Tusculum, 1-1, In Home Finale

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's Soccer Team (7-8-3, 3-4-2) tied Tusculum College (7-7-3, 6-1-2), 1-1, Sunday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference match on Senior Day in the Bears' home finale at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex.
L-R got on the board just 11:38 into the match when

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Appalachian Cruises Past Elon

Appalachian State volleyball pushed its home winning streak to nine matches with a 3-0 sweep of SoCon North foe Elon on Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Holmes Center.
The Mountaineers (18-8, 10-2) stayed tied with Samford atop the SoCon North by picking up a win over the Phoenix (16-12, 4-8),

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On Homecoming, the Wofford College football team defeated Elon 48-28 on Saturday afternoon at Gibbs Stadium. The Terriers ran for 465 yards and six touchdowns in the contest,


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Bobcats Slay Knights In Straight Sets

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team clinched at least a share of its 13th Conference Carolinas regular season championship on Saturday afternoon in conference play, sweeping St. Andrews University in straight sets.
Lees-McRae (22-8, 16-0 CC) won the match by scores of 25-16, 25-9, and 25-7, holding St. Andrews (2-28, 0-15 CC) to a .013 hitting percentage whille

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