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LMC Women Place fifth at Charlotte Invitation​al

The Lees-McRae College women's cross country team finished fifth out of competing NCAA Division II programs at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational on Friday. Lees-McRae placed 28th overall and fifth among NCAA II teams,

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Vikings Lose Fifth Straight

The woes continue for the Avery High football team. The Vikings (2-5 overall; 0-3 Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference) suffered tehir fifth straight loss Friday night at home against Hendersonville. The Bearcats (6-1; 3-0), led by Grant

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Pioneers Drop Fifth Straight, Fall Into Second Place

The woes continue for the Watauga High volleyball team. The Pioneers (11-7 overall; 6-2 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) dropped their fifth consecutive match Thursday night as Fred

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“Clustering” Does Not Exist at Appalachian

A recent review to determine if “clustering” of student-athletes in specific academic majors and classes occurs at Appalachian State University found that it is not existent within any of Appalachian’s 20 varsity sports programs or

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Giants Name Suttles Territorial Scout

The San Francisco Giants have hired former T.C. Roberson baseball coach Donnie Suttles to be a territorial scout for North Carolina, South Carolina

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Top 10 Football Polls

The Associated Press weekly football polls are out for the week of September 24-28. The only regional team ranked in the top ten is Boonville-

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Perley Wins National Title

Bradford Perley has been racing mountain bikes for a long, long time. And now after all those races the Kennebunk High grad (Class of 2007) can call himself

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Pioneers Impressive in 2-0 Win over Hibriten

Soccer has often been characterized as "the beautiful game" when referring to matches that are played on the World Cup stage.  On Wednesday, Watauga's men's soccer team gave a great demonstration of the beautiful game at the

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WHS Volleyball Suffers Fourth Consecutive Loss

Watauga High volleyball coach Kris Hagaman is desperately searching for answers. But everywhere she turns leads to another dead end. The Pioneers (11-6), who seemed nearly invincible just a week ago, have fallen on hard times. WHS

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Williams Tumor Not Malignant

The tumor that doctors removed last week from Roy Williams’ right kidney is not malignant, the University of North Carolina announced on Wednesday afternoon. Williams, who will enter his 10th season as head coach of the Tar

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Thornton, Ames Pace Bobcats

Sophomore forward Meagan Thornton (Millville, N.J.) scored midway through the 85th minute to notch her first goal of the season, and lead the Lees-McRae College women's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Belmont Abbey College

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Here is a rundown of Wednesday's middle school volleyball scores, GBR would like to thank Andy Eggers for providing us with these scores.

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Sanders Announces Another Schedule Change

Watauga High men's basketball coach Rob Sanders thought all of his hard work putting the 2012-13 schedule together was finished. But upon further review, Sanders has found himself moving things around a bit. To start things off, the

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WHS Tennis Remains Undefeated

The Watauga High women's tennis team claimed another victim Tuesday night with an 8-1 win against St. Stephens at the WHS Tennis Courts. WHS (12-0 overall; 4-0 Northwestern

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Here is a rundown of the 3rd-4th, 5th-6th grade football scores from last weekend. GBR would like to thank Stephen Poulos of the Watuaga County Parks & Recreation Department for providing us with these scores.

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LMC Women's Soccer Listed In NCAA Statistics

Lees-McRae College junior Kaitlyn Kerrigan (Lakewood Ranch, Fla.) is ranked ninth in the nation in both total assists and helpers per match in the latest edition of the NCAA Division II women's

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L-R Women's Soccer Ranked 22nd In D-II

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team returned to the national rankings this week with a No. 22 ranking in the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Poll. NSCAA is the National

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Rusling Ranked 11th In NCAA D II In Saves

Lees-McRae College junior Thomas Rusling (Sheffield, England) is ranked 11th in the nation in total saves in the latest edition of the NCAA Division II men's soccer statistics, announced NCAA

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Former Mountaineers in the NFL: Week 3

Nine former Appalachian State University football student-athletes are currently in the National Football League and six are members of their teams' active 53-man rosters. Below is a look at how the former Mountaineers fared in Week 3 of NFL action:
WR Armanti Edwards (Carolina Panthers) returned a kickoff for 27 yards, but due to a holding penalty, the return was negated to 21 yards.

LB D.J. Smith (Green Bay Packers) continued to impress, finishing with four total tackles in a losing effort on Monday Night Football against the Seattle Seahawks. Smith's best play of the night came

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