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Lees-McRae College Launches New Athletic Website

Lees-McRae College is pleased to debut the new home of its athletic department on the web, launching the all-new Thursday, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail. Fans can immediately continue following each of Lees-McRae’s 17 intercollegiate athletic programs on the newly redesigned and improved The new

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Due to a forecast that calls for severe thunderstorms and heavy rain late in the day on Friday for the Charlottesville area, game times have been moved up at the Charlottesville Regional of the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. Appalachian State University baseball, which was schedule to play at 8 p.m., will now play much earlier in the day in

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Six Huskies Earn All-MVC Choices

The Ashe County High baseball and softball teams had six players named to the All-Mountain Valley 1A/2A All-Conference teams in baseball and softball. Pitcher Allison Powers, who led the Huskies in victories, made the all-conference

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Five Future ACC Players Named To Parade All-America Team

The Atlantic Coast Conference was well represented on the Parade High School Basketball All-America Team. A total of five players headed to the ACC were on that squad. The University of North Carolina (Marcus Paige and

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Morgan, Sawyer No Longer Mountaineers

Running back Quartterrio Morgan and tight end Trevor Sawyer did not meet NCAA academic eligibility standards and both players are no longer members of Appalachian State's football program. Sawyer, a red-shirt freshman from Asheville, N.C., where he attended Asheville High School, made the travel

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'Dads Sweep Delmarva

The Hickory Crawdads completed the series sweep with the 3-2 win against the Delmarva Shorebirds at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium on Wednesday night. The Crawdads (26-25), who climbed back over the .500 mark, snapped a 1-1 tie

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Quick Gets His Own Trading Card

Former Appalachian State wide receiver Brian Quick has been given his first official trading card thanks to the Topps Company, located in New York City. Quick, the all-time leading receiver in ASU history, was taken by the

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Bobcats To Interview Snyder

The Charlotte Bobcats, who had the worst record (7-59) in the National Basketball Association last season, and the worst winning percentage (.106) in league history, will reportedly interview former Duke Blue Devil Quinn Snyder for their vacant head-coaching job. Snyder, who played at Duke from 1985-89, was an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Lakers this

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ASU Claims Seventh-Straight Commissioner’s Cup

Appalachian State University claimed its seventh-straight Southern Conference Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics, the conference announced Wednesday. The Mountaineers, who have claimed the Cup in 20 of the past 21 years, have now earned the award a total of 32 times. No other conference school has won the Commissioner’s Cup more than

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SoCon Meeting In Asheville

Commissioner John Iamarino and the Southern Conference are holding their spring meeting today in Asheville. The meeting, which includes school presidents, athletic directors and coaches, will focus its discussion on the status of

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Payano, Crawdads Dominates Birds

Victor Payano turned in his most impressive effort of the year Tuesday night as the Hickory Crawdads blanked the Delmarva Shorebirds, 9-0, for their fourth shutout victory of the season at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. Payano (4-2), a

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FCS Title Game January 5

The NCAA has announced that the Football Championship Series Divison I National Championship game will be played at FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco, TX., on Saturday, January 5 at 1 p.m. FC Dallas Stadium hosted its first tite game last season when North Dakota State defeated Sam Houston State, 17-6. A sellout crowd of 20,586 was in attendance. This is the second

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Watauga-McDowell Rescheduled For June 4

Watauga Junior American Legion coach Bradley Rudisill has announced that the McDowell game rained out last Thursday, May 24 will be made up Monday, June 4 at Watauga-High Field at 6 p.m. Watauga (0-2) entertains Alexander County Friday night in its home opener at 5 p.m. Also, Rudisill has announced that pitcher Tripp Taylor will be out for about three weeks

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Odor named SAL Player of Week

The South Atlantic League announced on Tuesday that Hickory Crawdads 2B Rougned Odor has been named the SAL Player of the Week for the week of May 21 - 27. Odor is the youngest player in the league at just 18 years old.  The Maracaibo, Venezuela native clubbed .364 (8-for-22) with one home run, five doubles and four RBIs through his seven games on

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Kassouf a Golden Spikes Semifinalist

Appalachian State University designated hitter Daniel Kassouf (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) is one of 30 semifinalists for the prestigious Golden Spikes Award, USA Baseball announced on Tuesday. In its 35th year, the Golden Spikes Award is presented annually by USA Baseball to the nation’s top amateur player. One of the nation’s premier power hitters,

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Chargers Sign Lynch

Corey Lynch, who was a three-time All-America at Appalachian State University, has was signed today by the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League as an unrestricted free agent. Lynch, who is well remembered for blocking a would-be winning field goal attempt (by Jason Gingell) against the

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Richardson, Foster Headed To East-West Game

The North Carolina Coaches Association East-West Senior Basketball All-Star games will have an Ashe County flavor this season. Zeb Richardson of Ashe County High has been selected to play in the men's game; Huskies coach Laura Foster has been selected to coach the West All-Stars in the women's

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ASU Send-Off Wednesday

The Appalachian State University baseball team will make its way to Charlottesville, Va., for the NCAA Regional Wednesday afternoon from Smith Stadium. There will be send-off for the team at Smith Stadium beginning at 12:45 p.m. The Mountaineers (39-16 overall; 21-9 Southern Conference),

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Trotman Named SoCon Male Athlete of Year

Appalachian State University wrestler Austin Trotman (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) has been named the Southern Conference’s Bob Waters Male Athlete of the year, the conference announced on Tuesday at its spring meetings. Trotman will receive the award at the SoCon’s annual Honors Dinner

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