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ASU Football Picks Up Talent Wide Out

Wide receiver Malachi Jones from Lawrenceville, GA., and Central Gwinett High School has verbally committed to play football at Appalachian State University next season. According to his coach Todd Wofford at Central Gwinnett, Jones, who put up some big numbers his

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WHS Matmen Win Five Matches

The Watauga wrestling team posted five victories Friday night in a dual-match loss against Fred T. Foard at Lentz-Eggers Gym. Mark Townsend won by pinfall at 106 pounds, He pinned his opponent in

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Pioneers Swimmers Compete At NW3A/4A Championships

The Watauga High men's and women's swimming team hosted the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference championships Friday in Valdese. St. STephens won the women's championship, besting the field with 316 points. Hickory finished second with 259; WHS finsihed

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Vandenberg, Anderson Qualify For State

The Watuaga High indoor track team produced two more state qualifiers Saturday at the Durham Striders Meet in Chapel Hill. Andrew Vandenberg turned in an eight-place finish in the 3200-meter run, completing the course in 9:57.61, and qualified for state. Josh Anderson

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Legendary Coach Joe Paterno Dies

Legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno passed away on Sunday. His family released a statement Sunday morning. He was 85-years-old. Full Story

ASU Women's Tennis Sweeps NC A&T

In the team’s first match of the 2012 season, Appalachian State University women’s tennis handily dismissed North Carolina A&T, 7-0, at Yonahlossee Racquet Club on Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers (1-0) duplicated the success they had against the Aggies (0-2) last season. Appalachian’s doubles pairs started the day with a 8-0 win at No. 1 doubles courtesy of

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Bobcats Edge Cobras In OT, 72-68

Sophomore DeAndre Tillman (Charlotte, N.C.) poured in a game- and career-high 15 points to lead the Lees-McRae College men's basketball team to a 72-68 overtime win over Coker College in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday evening in Williams Gymnasium. Lees-McRae (5-11, 5-3 CC) shot 49.1 percent on the night, including a 53.8 percent clip in the second half,

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LRU Women Hang On Against Lincoln Memorial

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (13-4, 5-3) came away with a 72-67 win over Lincoln Memorial (9-7, 4-4) Saturday evening in a South Atlantic Conference game at Tex Turner Arena. L-R freshman guard Jazmine Charles (Lexington, N.C.) finished with a team-high 17 points while junior

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Apps Send Chattanooga to First SoCon Loss

Appalachian State University women’s basketball handed Southern Conference favorite Chattanooga its first conference loss in a 62-51 victory on Saturday at the Holmes Center.The Mountaineers (13-3, 7-1 SoCon) dominated the second half of play,

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Free Throws Ice 84-72 Win Against Catamounts

Nursing a seven-point lead in the final four minutes of the game, Appalachian State University men’s basketball went to the line 16 times and sank all 16 free throws to ice an 84-72 win against Western Carolina in front of a season-high 3,476 fans at the

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Winning Streak Over At 14 Games

What a run by the Ashe County High men's basketball team.
The Huskies (14-2 overall; 9-1 Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference) rattled off 14 consecutive wins after an opening-day loss to East Surry (way back on November 22). But that unblemished streak was halted Friday night by Starmount. The Rams, led by

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Poulos, Sturgill Save Pioneers

When your best player has an off night, it's up to the other guys to pick up the slack.
Well, that's exactly what happened Friday night. Jake Pifer was kept in check, but Ethan Poulos and Tyler Sturgill both stepped up big as the Watauga High men's basketball team knocked off Fred T. Foard 51-44 at Jerry Copas Gymnasium in Newton, NC. The win moves WHS (8-9 overall; 4-3 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) a game over

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LMC To Host Coaches vs. Cancer Tuesday Night

The Lees-McRae basketball programs are hosting "Coaches vs. Cancer" on January 24, 2012 in Williams Gymnasium to raise awareness for the American Cancer Society. During the night, coaches Scott Polsgrove and Sebastian Wild and their coaching staffs will wear sneakers with their suits as a part

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Quick Selected To Play in Senior Bowl

Former Appalachian State University football wide receiver Brian Quick (Columbia, S.C./Ridge View) has been selected to participate in next week’s prestigious Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., organizers announced on Friday. The Senior Bowl is college football’s premier all-star game

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ASU Wrestling Survives The Citadel, 21-19

Though the Mountaineers split the evening’s ten bouts, Appalachian State University wrestling held on for a 21-19 victory against Southern Conference opponent The Citadel on Friday at McAlister Field House. With the win, the Mountaineers (9-3, 3-0 SoCon) remain undefeated in SoCon

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Broaden Named Track Athlete Of Week

Appalachian State University men’s track and field Stanley Broaden earned Southern Conference Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week for

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WHS Grapplers Fall At Hibriten

The Watauga High wrestling team dropped a 52-19 decision at Hibriten in Lenior, NC, Wednesday night.
The match was rescheduled after it was snowed out

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Thornton Has Record Day At ASU

Freshman Meagan Thornton (Millville, N.J.) established a new school record in the 400-meter dash to lead the Lees-McRae College women's track and field team to a strong performance at the

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ASU Women Grab 11 Top-Two Finishers At App Open

Appalachian State University women’s track and field solid performance earned them 11 top-two finishers at the Appalachian Split Open Meet Thursday night to help prepare the squad for the 30-plus team meet next week at ETSU.
The Mountaineers' sprinters performed very well with

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