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Trotman Named SoCon Male Athlete of Year

Appalachian State University wrestler Austin Trotman (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) has been named the Southern Conference’s Bob Waters Male Athlete of the year, the conference announced on Tuesday at its spring meetings. Trotman will receive the award at the SoCon’s annual Honors Dinner

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Crawdads Ground Shorebirds, 8-3

The Hickory Crawdads got their brief three-game road trip started on a good note Monday night. The Crawdads (24-25) took the series opener against the Delmarva Shorebirds, 8-3 at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. Hickory also tied the team

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Mountaineers Ranked In AGS Preseason Poll

The college football season officially begins on Thursday, August 30. But for those die-hard fans that can't wait until opening day, well the first preseason poll has been released. The AGS (Any Given Saturday) Top 25 Preseason Poll is out and ASU is ranked fifth in that poll. North Dakota State, Full Story

ASU Receives NCAA Championship Berth

Southern Conference champion Appalachian State University baseball will continue its storybook season in the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, as the Mountaineers received an at-large berth in the 64-team field on Monday. Appalachian (39-16) received the No. 3 seed Full Story

UPDATED: Mountaineers Headed To Charlottesville

For the second time in school history, and the first time since 1986, the Appalachian State University baseball team has earned an at-large entry to the NCAA Baseball Tournament.  The Mountaineers will play the University of Oklahoma Friday, June 1, in the Charlottesville Regional Full Story

Bumgarner Loses Third Straight

The rollercoaster ride continues for Madison Bumgarner. The left hander dropped his third game in a row Saturday night. He was victimized by the Miami Marlins, who beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 at Marlins Park in Miami, Fla.

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Bulldogs Stone Eagles, Win SoCon Title

Zeth Stone laced a two-out, bases clearing triple into the right field corner to clinch No. 4 seed Samford's first SoCon baseball championship in a 9-6, 10-inning triumph over No. 6 seed Georgia Southern at Fluor Field. Stone's game-

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School-Record Mark Sends Relay Team to Nationals

Appalachian State University men's track and field saw its 4x100-meter relay team break a school record and finish eighth overall to qualify for the 2012 NCAA Championships with an outstanding performance on Saturday at the NCAA East Preliminaries at Hodges Stadium. The team of Dennis Moore, Justin Thomas, AJ Dohanic and Landon Powell finished in

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Griewisch Earns Second All-American Honor In Three Days

Lenoir-Rhyne's Kate Griewisch earned her second All-American honor in three days after finishing fourth out of 18 runners in the women's 5,000-meter finals at the 2012 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field National Championships Saturday night at the Neta and Eddie DeRose Thunderbowl. Griewisch, a senior from Banner Elk, N.C., ran a 17:53.51 while Adams

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Legends take series finale, 6-4

The Lexington Legends earned the series split with a 6-4 win against the Hickory Crawdads on Sunday at L.P. Frans Stadium. The Crawdads won Saturday's game, 11-2. On Sunday, the Legends used a four-run fourth inning to take control. Trailing 2-0 and with runners at second and third with one out, Chris Epps belted a two-run double to tie up the game.  Epps moved

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Day Two ASU Track Results From Jacksonville

The Appalachian State University track team completed its second day of competiiton at the NCAA East Regionals at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., at the Univeristy of North Florida. Landon Powell of the Mountaineers, who qualified for the quarterfinal round of the men's 100-meter dash, was eliminated Friday night as he finished 23rd in 10.51 seconds. The top

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Whitehead Pitches Elon to 7-3 Victory

David Whitehead worked a complete game as No. 3 seed Elon eliminated No. 7 seed The Citadel, 7-3, in game nine of the 2012 Southern Conference Baseball Tournament Friday afternoon at Fluor Field. Elon (33-25) reaches the tournament semifinals on Saturday where it will need two wins against Georgia Southern to reach Sunday's championship game.

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Watauga Junior Legion Drops Season Opener

The Watauga American Junior Legion team dropped its season-opening double-header Friday night in Marion. McDowell pulled off the sweep by winning game one, 4-0, and taking game two, 7-5. Watauga (0-2) nearly rallied to tie the game in the fifth inning in game two. But with runners at second and third and two outs, Mcdowell got off the hook on a close play at

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'Dads Walk Off With 8-7 Win Before 4,853 Fans

With a standing-room-only crowd of 4,853 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium, Drew Robinson's game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Hickory Crawdads to the 8-7 walk-off win against the Lexington Legends Friday night. Chris Grayson got things started with a double to left-center field; Zach Cone walked, and Hanser Alberto laid down a sacrifice

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Tigers Advance To State Finals

The Fred T. Foard High softball team captured the Class 3A Western Regional Championship Friday night with a 2-0 win against North Iredell in Odin, N.C The Tigers (25-4), who swept the three-game series in two games, will face Pikeville-Aycock (29-2) in the state championship series June 1-2 at the Walnut Creek Softball Complex. A two-run homer by Ashley Oliver

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L-R Softball Finishes With Top 20 Ranking

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team finished the 2012 season ranked No. 20 in the final NFCA NCAA Division II Top 25 Poll. NFCA is the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Valdosta State (Ga.), with a record of 58-5, is the top team after winning the 2012 NCAA Division II National Championship. Lenoir-Rhyne finished the season with a 48-13 record, a 14-4 mark in

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ASU Eliminated From SoCon Tournament

Top-seeded Appalachian State University jumped out to a 3-0 lead just five batters into the ballgame but things went downhill quickly from there and the Mountaineers bowed out of the 2012 Southern Conference Baseball Championship with a 13-4 loss to Furman on Friday evening at Fluor Field. With the defeat, Appalachian (39-16) must wait until Monday to learn

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Eagles Muscle Their Way To SoCon Semifinals

Behind T.D. Davis' grand slam in the fifth inning and a strong outing from starting pitcher Justin Hess, No. 6 seed Georgia Southern (32-26) defeated No. 7 seed The Citadel (25-32), 8-1, in game seven of the 2012 Southern

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Storm Finishes Season On Strong Note

The Watauga Storm eighh-grade, 14-and-under boys basketball team ended its season with a third-place finish at the Division One/YBOA State Tournament in Morganton, N.C.. Their only loss came against last year's national

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