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Griewisch Named Southeast Athlete of Year

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Kate Griewisch has been named the 2011 USTFCCCA Southeast Region Women's Athlete Of The Year for NCAA Division II Cross Country. USTFCCCA is the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
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Greene Will Play Friday


Despite a badly sprained ankle, Watauga High senior Ethan Greene will start at quarterback Friday night against Mooresville in the Class 4A Western Quarterfinals. Greene , who finally practiced with the team on Wednesday, led the Pioneers to their first playoff win in four years last Friday night as he hooked up with Ethan Poulos

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Paterno Forced Out Amid Sex Scandel

Penn State trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach.
The massive shakeup Wednesday night came hours after Paterno announced that he planned to retire at the end of his 46th season.
But the outcry following the arrest of former assistant

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Turner Signs With Navy

Watauga High senior Ryan Turner always had a dream of playing Division I college baseball, and his dream came through Wednesday afternoon, when he signed his National Letter of Intent with the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.
Turner, an All-Northwestern 3A/4A Conference selection for the Pioneers,


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Bobcats Oust Trojans, 3-2 In OT

Freshman James Smith (Eastbourne, England) scored midway through the 110th minute to lead the sixth-seeded Lees-McRae College men's soccer team to a 3-2 extra time win over third-seeded Anderson University in the opening round of the Full Story

SoCon Hoop Tournament Tickets On Sale Friday

City of Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy along with members of Asheville City Council and Buncombe County Commissioners will be the first in line to purchase tickets at 10 a.m. on

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Schneider, Suryadevara Pace All-Conference Selections

Lees-McRae College's Wes Schneider was named the Conference Carolinas Coach of the Year, and Sariah Suryadevara (Cincinnati, Ohio) was selected


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Paterno To Step Down

Penn State Head Football Coach Joe Paterno says in a statement that he has decided to retire at the end of the season, ending a 46-year run as head coach with the school.
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LRU Volleyball Begins SAC Tournament Play Friday

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Volleyball Team is back in the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament which begins Friday in Harrogate, Tenn.  Lincoln Memorial University will be the host institution.
Lenoir-Rhyne is the fifth seed in the tournament and will take

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Watauga Storm 7th Grade Tryouts

There will be tryouts for the Watauga Storm 7th grade girls team on Sunday,


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ASU Falls At Western Carolina

Appalachian State volleyball dropped its second-straight match in a 3-1 loss to arch-rival Western Carolina on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Ramsey Center.
The Mountaineers (18-10, 10-4) dropped back-to-back Southern Conference matches for the first time this season after falling to Davidson last Friday. The Catamounts (12-18, 7-7) snapped

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Bobcats Outlast Belmont-Abbey In Five Sets

Megan Mitchell (Minden, Nev.) posted a triple-double to lead the top-seeded Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team to a hard-fought five-set victory over Belmont Abbey College in the quarterfinal round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament on Tuesday night in Williams Gymnasium.
Lees-McRae (25-8) won the match by scores of 25-23, 30-32, 25-23, 24-26, and 15-12,

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Church Signs With Bluefield

Watauga High senior Anna Church made it official Tuesday afternoon as she signed her National Letter of Intent with Bluefield College, an NAIA school in Bluefield Va.
And Church will join teammate Colby Combs at Bluefield on the

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Wesley Announces Softball’s 2012 Schedule

Highlighted by 15 games at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium and showdowns against three Southeastern Conference foes, Appalachian State University softball coach Shae Wesley announced the slate for the Mountaineers’ 2012 campaign on Tuesday.
Coming off a second-place Southern Conference regular season finish

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ASU Golf Wraps Up Fall Slate

Appalachian State University men’s golf completed its fall tournament schedule with a fifth-place finish at the Stetson/CFSC Invitational. The Mountaineers carded a consistent 301-300-302=903 (+39).
Sophomore John Michael Cole (Fayetteville, N.C./Cape Fear) led the Apps with a 72-72-80=224 (+8) to tie for 10th place. The newcomer carded 35 pars and

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Baldwin Dismissed By Warriors

Randy Baldwin has a very short stay as head football coach at West Caldwell High. And during his two-year stay with the program, the Warriors, who have gone through nine losing seasons, were a woeful 4-18. That includes a winless 0-11 season this year.The biggest letdown this season was the loss of Full Story

Nelson Named SoCon Coach Of The Year

Appalachian State men’s soccer head coach Matt Nelson has been named as the Southern Conference Coach of the Year by the league’s coaches. In addition, five Mountaineers were named as all-conference and all-freshman selections in Tuesday’s announcement.
In the role as acting head coach, Nelson took over

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Turner Signs With Naval Academy Wednesday

Watauga High senior Ryan Turner will sign his National Letter of Intent with the Naval Academy Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. at the WHS Media Center. It's a huge reward for Turner, a guy that can play any position in the infield, and who really excelled at second base last season for the Pioneers. Full Story

Bailey Earns All-State Honors

Ashe County High senior Glenn Bailey finished eighth at the Class 2A state cross country meet on Saturday at Beeson Park in Kernersville.


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