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Freeman SoCon Player of Month

Appalachian State University women’s basketball junior Anna Freeman has been named as the Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Month for February, the league office announced on Wednesday. Freeman, who helped lead the

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ASU Finishes Strong at Myrtle Beach

Appalachian State University men’s golf improved in each of the three rounds of the Bash at the Beach tournament and finished in a tie for 11th place with a 321-293-283=897 (+45). The Mountaineers’ third-round score was the lowest by

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Crouch, Porter Shine For Zap Fitness

Zap Fitness of Blowing Rock has been blessed with the addition of Michael Crouch and Sarah Porter, a pair of first-year runners that have held their own against some

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Margolis Named All-District

Watauga High junior Hannah Margolis has been named to the All-District 11 Basketball Team. Margolis, who led the Pioneers in scoring and rebounding this season was a third-team selection.  She averaged 13 points and nine rebounds a game

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The One That Got Away

It just wasn't meant to be. The Watauga High baseball team built an early 5-0 lead and couldn't hang on as Davie County came charging back to beat the Pioneers 6-5 in a non-conference game at

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Pioneers Batter Huskies

The Watauga High softball team claimed its third straight victim Monday night with a 15-0, five-inning thrashing of Ashe County at the Sports Complex. Winning pitcher Michala McCune went the distance,

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Mountaineers Receive WNIT Berth

Appalachian State University women's basketball earned its third-straight postseason tournament appearance when it was extended an invitation to the 2012 Women's National Invitation Tournament

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WHS Softball Knocks Off No.7 Blackhawks

The Watauga High softball team picked up its biggest win of the season on Satruday as the Pioneers blasted West Wilkes 14-3 in five innings in Millers Creek. The Blackhawks were

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Cougars Defeat ASU Women's Tennis, 7-0

After winning four-straight games, Appalachian State University women’s tennis saw its streak snapped with a 0-7 loss to College of Charleston in Southern Conference action on Sunday

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Xu Leads Women’s Golf at St. James

Yue Xu  shaved five strokes off of her second-round score to finish in sixth place with a 79-82-77=238 (+22) at Richmond’s Spider at St. James over the weekend. Appalachian State University

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Bears Split Doubleheader With UNC-Pembroke

The No. 25 Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (21-8) split a doubleheader with UNC Pembroke (11-16) on Sunday afternoon at Bears Field. The Bears won the first game by a 7-0 score but the Braves responded

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Pierson's Infield Hit Lifts ASU In Extra Innings

True freshman Michael Pierson (Coral Springs, Fla./Pine Crest) beat out an infield single with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to drive in the winning run of Appalachian State University

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ASU Softball Drops Opening SoCon Series

Appalachian State University softball left 10 runners on base as they fell to UNCG, 7-2, on Sunday at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium. The Mountaineers' (10-8, 1-2 SoCon) setback to the Spartans (8-14, 2-1 SoCon) gave the Apps their first series loss to UNCG since 2010.   The Spartan scored the

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Pioneers Moving Monday's Game To Mocksville


Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee has announced that Monday's baseball game between the Pioneers and Davie County, originally scheduled to be played in Boone, has been moved to Mocksville. The forecast is calling for a 40% chance of rain in Boone Monday with cloudy skies and a high of 60 degrees; the

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Pifer Named All-Conference

Watauga High senior Jake Pifer closed out his high-school career by being named to the Northwestern 3A/4A All-Conference team. He was the only all-conference selection for a Pioneers (10-15) team that registered its first losing record in four years (2008-09). Pifer, who has yet to sign his National Letter of Intent

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UPDATED: Richardson Named All-State By

Ashe County High senior Zeb Richardson has been named to the Class 2-A All-State Team in men's basketball by N.C. Richardson, has yet to sign to his national letter of intent to play college basketball last season, led the Huskies to a one of their best seasons in school history. Ashe County,

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Griewisch Earns All-American Honors At Nationals

Lenoir-Rhyne's Kate Griewisch finished fourth out of 10 runners in the women's 5,000-meter run at the 2012 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field National Championships Saturday evening at the Myers Field House on the campus of Minnesota State University Mankato. Griewisch, a senior from Banner Elk, N.C.,

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LRU Softball Splits Doubleheader With Anderson

The No. 25 Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (20-7, 2-2) split a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader with Anderson (20-4, 1-1) Saturday afternoon at Smethers Field. Anderson prevailed in the first contest, 4-3, but Lenoir-Rhyne won in five innings in the nightcap, 9-0. The Trojans jumped out to a 4-0 lead

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ASU Women's Tennis Downs North Carolina Central

Appalachian State University women’s tennis picked up its fourth-straight by defeating North Carolina Central, 4-3, at NCCU Courts on Saturday. The Mountaineers (7-3, 1-0 SoCon) have won their last four matches and five of their last six, while the loss snaps a five-match

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