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Beware The Turk

The biggest fear for any football player, especially a young one trying to make the team, is that knock on his door in the middle of the night. That knock usually denotes the beginning of the end. The victimized player is whisked off into the

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Wiseman Questionable For Friday

Avery High football coach Darrell Brewer has seen it all in his nine years as head coach. He's been blessed with some great players like Joe Johnson (who played at Appalachian State and Mars Hill College), Alex Villanueva (currently a walk on

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Saturday's ASU-ECU FSN Telecast to Reach Much of USA

Saturday’s telecast of Appalachian State University football’s 2012 season opener at East Carolina can be seen across much of the nation, as 15 of Fox Sports 20 regional networks will carry the broadcast live. Locally, the telecast can

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All-American Slugger Joins 49ers Staff

Charlotte baseball head coach Loren Hibbs has announced the hire of former 49er All-American Bo Robinson as the squad’s new volunteer assist coach, effective August 17.  Robinson remains the only player in Charlotte 49er history to reach 100 RBI in a season, which he did in 1998, a season in which Charlotte was selected to participate in the NCAA Tournament

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UNCG’s Schulz Named Player of Week

UNCG junior midfielder Maximilian Schulz has been named the Southern Conference’s men’s soccer player of the week for all matches Aug. 24-26. In

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College of Charleston’s Darcy Dorton, Chattanooga’s Paula Passmore, and Furman’s Jo Wilks have been named the SoCon Offensive, Defensive

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WHS Soccer Suffers First Loss

The Watauga High men's soccer team suffered its first setback of the season Monday night with a 2-1 loss at A.C. Reynolds. The Rockets (5-0), who are ranked 11th in the state in Class 4A, rallied for

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Sullivan Sidelined By Pneumonia

Furman isn't Samford head football coach Pat Sullivan's only opponent this week. The sixth-year coach is taking a few days away from his team while he deals with a bout of pneumonia, the Samford athletics department announced Monday. Sullivan is hoping to return to his team before Saturday's season-opening home game against Furman. Sullivan has a

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Panthers Trim Down Roster

The Carolina Panthers reduced their roster to 75 players on Monday. Among the players they released were kicker Olinda Mare, who signed a huge deal with the team last fall, and veteran punter Nick Harris. The Panthers will go with former Canadian Football League kicker John Medlock and rookie punter Brad Nortman. Wide receiver David Gettis, who missed

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Jones Named MVP

Senior Ryder Jones and sophomore Utah Jones of Watauga High were by invited to play in the Futures Games at UNC-Chapel Hill

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Bobcats Tabbed As Conference Champs

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team is picked to repeat as Conference Carolinas champions after capturing both the regular season

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'Dads Blank Power To Win Series

The Hickory Crawdads recorded their ninth shutout win of the season, and second shutout in three days with a 9-0 victory against the West Virginia Power at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston, WV Sunday. Winning pitcher Kevin Matthews

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ASU Field Hockey Falls to William and Mary

Appalachian State University field hockey team fell , 7-2 to William and Mary Sunday afternoon. The Tribe took a commanding 3-0 lead over the Apps in the first half of the match. William and Mary scored its first goal just 3:14 into

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ASU Wins On Late Goal

Appalachian State University women’s soccer earned its first win of the season as junior defender Amy Werdine’s goal in the 83rd minute lifted the Mountaineers to a 1-0 victory over Belmont on Sunday afternoon at a humid Rose Park.

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Middlebrook Paces Pioneers XC Carnival

Darby Middlebrook notched another victory on Saturday---her second of the season---as she won the women's championship race at the Western North Carolina Cross Country Carnvial at Jackson Park in Hendersonville,

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Youth Football Scores....

Youth football began Saturday at Appalachian State University's Kidd Brewer Stadium. The games featured 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th graders from Watauga, Avery, Ashe and Yancey Counties. Here are the results from Saturday's games....

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Power Charges To 4-3 Win

The West Virginia Power edged the Hickory Crawdads 4-3 at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston, WV on Saturday night. And the loss was a costly one as well, dropping Hickory 3 1/2 games behind the Hagerstown Suns for first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League. The Suns also reduced their magic number to six with Hickory's

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Charlotte VB Wins ECU Tournament

Senior co-captain Bianca Rouse (Columbia, S.C. / Keenan HS) became the 17th player in team history to eclipse the 1,000-kill mark for her career and Charlotte completed the weekend sweep by taking down host East Carolina 3-0 (25-11,

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Field Hockey Falls in Season Opener

Appalachian State University field hockey dropped its 2012 season opener to Georgetown, 3-2 on Saturday afternoon.
The Mountaineers took a 1-0 lead over the Hoyas at the 17:12 mark of the first half when sophomore Jordyn

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