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Bobcats Sweep Barton In Conference Opener

The Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team opened the Conference Carolinas season in dominating fashion on Sunday afternoon, sweeping Barton College while posting a blistering .438 hitting percentage. Lees-McRae (3-3, 1-0 CC) won the match by scores

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ASU Defeats Defending-Champion Chattanooga

In a fight for the top spot in the Southern Conference standings, Appalachian State University wrestling triumphed over seven-time defending SoCon champion Chattanooga, 21-17, in a clash of the league’s unbeaten teams

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WHS Swimmers Finish Season Strong

The Watuaga High men's and women's swimming teams closed out the season on a positive note Saturday at the Class 4A Western Regional in Huntersville, N.C. WHS qualified for state in three events, the 200 Medley Relay, the 400 Free Relay, and Darby Middlebrook qualified in

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WHS Grapplers Finish Fifth At NW3A/4A Meet

The Watauga High wrestling team turned in a fifth-place finish on Saturday at the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference meet at Alexander Central High in Taylorsville. The Pioneers also produced four place finishers, including one champion in the field. Demetre Kostis won the title at

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Sunday's LMC/Fayetteville State game canceled

Today's scheduled NCAA Division II softball game between Lees-McRae College and Fayetteville State University has been canceled due to inclement weather, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Sunday. Lees-McRae

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Bears Fall Twice To #5 Mount Olive

The No. 5 Mount Olive Baseball Team (2-0) swept a doubleheader from Lenoir-Rhyne (1-2), 9-5 and 7-6, Saturday afternoon at Scarborough Field as the Trojans came from behind in both games to prevail.

Game One - Mount Olive 9,  Lenoir-Rhyne 5
The Trojans' Geno Escalante (Fairfield, Calif.) hit a three-run home run and finished with a game-high five runs batted in as Mount Olive rallied from a 4-1 deficit to take the first game of th

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ASU Men Tab Nine Top-Eight Finishers at PSU

Appalachian State University men’s track and field posted nine top-eight finishers at Penn State’s Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup on Saturday. In 60-meter hurdles, freshman Stanley Broaden grabbed a fourth-place finish with a personal-best time of 8.16, which puts him fifth all-time in

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Bobcats Win Big On Opening Day

The Lees-McRae College softball team opened the 2012 season in dominating fashion on Saturday, sweeping a trio of contests against Saint Augustine's College, Shaw University, and West Liberty University at Walnut Creek Park while outscoring their opponents by a margin of 40-1. Lees-McRae (3-0) began the day

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Sealey Pours In Career High 27, Bears Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Basketball Team (16-5, 8-4) moved into sole possession of third place in the South Atlantic Conference with a 71-60 victory over Newberry College (12-8, 7-5) Saturday evening at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium. L-R senior guard Cameron Sealey (Mount Holly, N.C.) led all scorers

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Sepokas Leads Bobcats Over Young Harris

Junior Daniel Sepokas (Illawong, Australia) poured in a game- and season-high 26 points to lead the Lees-McRae College men's basketball team to a 73-66 win over Young Harris College on Saturday evening in Williams Gymnasium. Lees-McRae (6-13) posted a field goal percentage of

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Mountaineers Ground Lady Eagles

Appalachian State University women’s basketball downed Southern Conference rival Georgia Southern, 57-46, on Saturday at Hanner Field House. The Mountaineers (17-3, 11-1 SoCon) defeated the Lady Eagles (7-15, 3-10) for the second time this season, picked up their

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Snow Named Shrine Bowl Assistant

Former Watauga High football coach Adrian Snow has been named an assistant coach for the 76th Annual North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine Bowl game that will be played in December. Snow, who will begin his fifth year as head coach at West Forsyth in Clemmons this coming fall, was selected

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Hot-Shooting Cougars Down ASU

College of Charleston’s Andrew Lawrence made 6-of-8 three-pointers and scored a game-high 24 points as Appalachian State University men’s basketball suffered a rare second-consecutive home loss, 74-62, on Saturday afternoon at the Holmes Center. Although Appalachian (9-13, 5-7 SoCon) dominated the

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The Middle School basketball season winds down Monday night at Watauga High's Lentz-Eggers Gym. The girls championship game finds Hardin Park taking on Parkway at 5:30 p.m.; Hardin Park takes on Blowing Rock in the

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Pioneers Continue To Struggle

Watauga High men's basketball coach Rob Sanders is caught in a recurring dream. No matter what he tries to do, he keeps finding himself agonizing over the disappointment of his team's inconsistent play. The Pioneers, fighting for their post-season lives, have picked a bad time to start playing their worst basketball of the year.  The Pioneers (8-12 overall; 4-6 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference), mired

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Griewisch Breaks School Record At New Balance Collegiate Invite

Lenoir-Rhyne's Kate Griewisch (Banner Elk, N.C.) ran a school-record 16:44 in the women's 5,000-meter championship run at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate Invitational in indoor track and field Friday afternoon at The Armory. Griewisch finished sixth out of 16 competitors while

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ASU Men’s Soccer Adds Three Recruits

Appalachian State University men’s soccer head coach Matt Nelson has announced three recruits that have committed to join the Mountaineers next season. Alex Herbst, Matt Melton and Mason McCarter will don Black and Gold jerseys this fall, adding to the strength of the Appalachian program.
Coach Nelson explains that the existing talent on the team

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Junior Duo Earns Preseason Nod by League Coaches

Appalachian State University softball were picked to finish fourth in the coaches preseason poll and juniors Allie Cashion and Meghan Smith were selected as preseason first-team all-Southern Conference selections by the league coaches, announced by the SoCon office on Friday. Cashion was named first-team all-SoCon and all-tournament team accolades last season.  She ranked sixth in the conference and

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ASU Begins Spring Practice In Mid-March

The Appalachian State University football team, coming off its best recruiting season in a while, will officially start spring practice the week of March 19. And there will be some familiar faces among those attending those spring drills. Among the returnees will be

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