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UPDATED: Pruitt Steps Down As WHS Coach

There will be a new face pacing the sidelines on Friday nights at Jack Groce Stadium this season. Watauga High coach Tim Pruitt turned in his resignation on Monday morning. He met with his players last Thursday, May 31, informing them about his decision. Pruitt spent four years with the Pioneers, and he led them to their first winning season in four years last fall.

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Seminoles Eliminate Bulldogs

The Samford baseball team was eliminated from the NCAA Tallahassee Regional with a 5-2 loss to top-seeded and third-ranked Florida State in the championship round of the regional Sunday evening at Dick Howser Stadium. With the loss, Samford ends the most successful season in program history.

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Crawdads Win Seventh Straight, Sweep Power

The Hickory Crawdads just keep rolling along. They won their seventh straight game Sunday night as they knocked off West Virginia 7-6 at LP Fran Stadium. Drew Robinson, who won Saturday's game with a run-scoring double, was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded, driving in the winning run. The

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Appalachian Topples Top-Seeded Virginia

Appalachian State University baseball scored six runs in the first two innings then received clutch pitching and fielding performances the rest of the way to defeat top-seeded Virginia, 6-5, on Sunday in the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship Charlottesville Regional. With the victory, third-seeded Appalachian

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Mountaineers Nip Virginia, 6-5

The Appalachian State University baseball team is just one win away from a Super Regional berth. The Mountaineers took a serious step in that direction Sunday afternoon as they knocked off Virginia, the No.1 seed in the Charlottesville Regional, 6-5 at Davenport Field. A five-run second inning and some nifty pitching by Seth Grant, Ryan Frankoff and Nathan Hyatt

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The big bat of Meredith Burroughs was the difference for Pikeville Charles B. Aycock on Sunday afternoon. Burroughs hit two home runs in her first two trips to the plate and drove in five to lead the Golden Falcons to a convincing 7-2 decision over Newton Fred T. Foard in the third and decisive game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A

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Bumgarner Impressive Against Cubs

Madison Bumgarner snapped his personal three-game losing streak Friday night against the Chicago Cubs at AT&T Park. Bumgarner went eight innings and struck out 11 in a 4-3 win. He didn't walk anyone and he gave up eight hits. It was Bumgarner's (6-4) first win since May 5, when he defeated Milwaukee. And the 11 strikeouts were a season high,

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UDPATED: Pifer To Walk-On At Wallace State

Former Watauga High senior Jake Pifer, who graduated on May 26, has been invited to walk on by head coach John Meeks at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, AL. Wallace State is a Division I junior college and a member of the Alabama Community College Conference. Pifer, a three-year varisty player, two-year starter and three-time all-

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Boys, Girls Lacrosse Camps At LMC

The Bobcat Basketball Camp will be held on June 18-22 for campers ages 7-17.  This camp will provide instruction and activities for all skill levels.  The cost of this camp is $125.....The Bobcat Boys Lacrosse Camp for beginning and intermediate Lacrosse campers will be held June 11-14.  This camp is open to all middle and high school age boys. This camp will be

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ASU Volleyball Lands UMBC Transfer

Appalachian State University volleyball head coach Matt Ginipro announced the addition of UMBC transfer Dalton Tolliver to his squad for the upcoming 2012 season on Sunday. Tolliver, who was named as the America East Rookie of the Year last season, appeared in 28 matches for the Retrievers and made 15 starts to help lead UMBC to an appearance in the

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Charleston Wins in Regional Play; Bulldogs Fall

College of Charleston starting pitcher Matt Pegler pitched his first career complete game and did not allow a hit until the sixth inning as the Cougars defeated Bethune-Cookman, 8-2, in an NCAA Gainesville Regional elimination game. Pegler (10-2) won his 10th game of the season as he allowed two hits and two runs while striking out a career-best nine Wildcats in his

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Junior Legion Still Winless

The Watauga Junior American Legion team is still winless after four outings this season. The Junior Legion team played to a scoreless six-inning tie against Maiden in game one of a double header Saturday before dropping a 2-1 decision in game two. Watauga (0-3-1) only made two hits in the opener---singles by Colby Illich and Clay Mizner. Matt Lambert got the

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Hickory Wins In Walk-Off Fashion

Drew Robinson belted a game-winning run-scoring double in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Hickory Crawdads to a 6-5 win against the West Virginia Power at L.P. Frans Stadium on Saturday night. With Robinson's second game-winning hit in the last eight days, the 'Dads have now won six in a row. The Crawdads (29-25) raced out to an early 4-0 lead against

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UPDATED: Appalachian Tops Oklahoma, 5-4, in Regional

Ryan Arrowood (Rutherfordton, N.C./R-S Central) took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, the bottom three hitters in Appalachian State University’s batting order combined to go 7-for-10 and the Mountaineers’ bullpen didn’t let a 5-1 Full Story


Senior Ryan Arrowood was in complete control Saturday night as the Appalachian State University baseball team upended Oklahoma 5-4 in the opening-round of the Charlottesville Regional in Charlottesville, Va. The Mountaineers (40-16) will play Virginia in a second-round game Sunday at a time to be announced. Arrowood had a no-htter for 6 1/3 innings before it

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Ivy Hartzell had a pair of hits and drove in two runs to help lift Pikeville Charles B. Aycock to a 4-3 decision over Newton Fred T. Foard the second game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 3-A softball championship series. The victory earned Aycock a split in the best of three series. The third and final game in the series will be Sunday afternoon at

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'Dads Power Past West Virginia, 9-6

The Hickory Crawdads hit four home runs and won their fifth in a row as they belted West Virginia 9-6 at L.P. Frans Stadium on Friday night. Trailing 3-0 in the bottom of the first inning, Chris Grayson put the Crawdads (28-25) on the board with a solo home run. And the Crawdads tied things up with a two more runs in the bottom of the second. A two-out single by

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Jimmy Boyd of Middle Creek fired a one-hit shutout on Friday night as the Mustangs blanked Cornelius W.A Hough 2-0 in the opening game of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 4-A baseball championship series at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The game was completed in just 91 minutes as Boyd raised his record to 7-1 on the mound, striking

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The games scheduled for Friday, June 1, the first games in the best of three series in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state softball championships, have been postponed. A storm and heavy rain hit the Walnut Creek Softball Complex on Friday afternoon. Game one in each of the four series is now scheduled for Saturday at 11 a.m, with the

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