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Bobcats Ranked Eighth In NCAA Southeast Region Poll

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team is ranked eighth in the first edition of the NCAA Division II women's volleyball Southeast Region Poll, announced NCAA officials Wednesday.
Lees-McRae (20-8, 14-0 Conference Carolinas) has won 18 of its last 20 matches, opening league play with 14 straight

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LRU Women's Soccer Nationally, Regionally Ranked

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team has risen in both the national and regional polls this week.
In the NSCAA NCAA Division II Top 25 Poll, the Bears have moved up one spot to fifth nationally.  The No. 5 ranking is the

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Wood Tee Time Announced

Watauga High sophomore Savannah Wood will officially tee off at 8:30 a.m. Monday on the tenth hole at the Pinehurst Country Club #6 course.
Wood, making her second appearance at the Class 4A Girls State Championship Tournament,

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Zap Fitness Produces Six Olympic Qualifiers

Zap Fitness in Blowing Rock will have six qualifiers competing at the Olympic Trials in Houston, TX., on January 14.
There are four men and two women competing for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Team. Joe Driscoll, who has been with Zap Fitness

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Bobcats Ranked 8th In NCAA Southeast Region Poll

The Lees-McRae College women's soccer team is ranked eighth in this week's NCAA Division II Southeast Region Poll after capturing the program's first Conference Carolinas regular season championship, announced NCAA officials Wednesday.
Lees-McRae (12-3-1, 11-1 CC) rebounded

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Sectional Championship Game Tips At 6 P.M.

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that Thursday's Class 4A Sectional championship volleyball match will officially tip-off at 6 p.m.
The Pioneers, who have been to the sectional finals nine consecutive times dating back to 2003 with two regional appearances (2003 and 2008),

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Jackson Works Out With Jets

Former Appalachian State University football player Dexter Jackson tried out for the New York Jets on Tuesday.
Jackson, who played

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Carter Named Preseason Player Of Year

Senior Omar Carter (Charlotte, N.C./Charleston Southern) was voted Southern Conference Preseason Player of the Year, and Appalachian State University men’s basketball was tabbed to finish second in the North Division by the league’s coaches, the SoCon announced on Wednesday.
Carter is the SoCon’s leading


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Patriots Barred From State Playoffs

Que Tucker, Deputy Comissioner of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, has announced that Freedom High School will not be allowed to participate in the state football playoffs this fall.
The reason, because five players

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Wood Qualifies for State

Sophomore Savannah Wood of Watauga High made her way back to the state golf tournament with a strong showing at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 4A Western Regional at the Pine Island Country Club in Charlotte.
Wood, who will make her second trip to state, fired a ten over

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Wofford Snaps ASU's Unbeaten Streak

The Terriers’ bite proved effective on Tuesday, as Appalachian State men’s soccer (8-3-4, 3-1-2 SoCon) had its 11-game unbeaten streak broken by Wofford (5-10-1, 1-5 SoCon) in Southern Conference action at ASU Soccer Stadium.

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Bobcats Ranked 5th In Aces Per Set

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team is ranked fifth in the nation in aces per set, announced NCAA officials Tuesday with the release of this week's NCAA Division II women's volleyball statistics.

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LMC Mens & Womens Soccer Ranked In Southeast Regional Poll

The Lees-McRae College men's soccer team is ranked fifth in this week's edition of the NSCAA/Continental Tires NCAA Division II Southeast Region Poll after registering a thrilling 1-0 extra time win over then-No. 7 Coker College on Saturday.

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The Watauga Black 3rd & 4th grade football team (The Mighty Mountaineers) defeated East Yancey 27-7 on Saturday, October 22.


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Carla Swart Inducted Into Fred I. Dickerson HOF

The Lees-McRae College athletic department inducted three new members into the Fred I. Dickerson Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, September 30 in McDonald Dining Hall., including collegiate cycling great, Carla Swart.

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Championships in singles and doubles in four different classifications are up for grabs this weekend as the North Carolina High School Athletic Association holds its annual women’s tennis tournament championships at four different sites. Semifinalists in both singles and doubles at the regional level qualify for the state championships.                   
The 4-A championships are scheduled for the Millbrook Exchange Park in Raleigh,


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LRU Men's Soccer Whips Brevard, 4-1

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Soccer Team (7-8-1, 3-4) won its second consecutive match Monday evening with a 4-1 victory over Brevard College (3-12-1, 1-7) in a South Atlantic Conference contest at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex.

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Panthers blank Pioneers

Hibriten scored twice in the first half and defeated the Watauga High men's soccer team 2-0 in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference match in Lenior Monday night.


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ASU Football Notebook: Kidd Brewer Stadium Attendance Record May Fall

With reserved seats sold out for weeks and general-admission grass seating being snatched up at a record pace, Kidd Brewer Stadium’s attendance record is in jeopardy when No. 5 Appalachian hosts top-ranked Georgia Southern on Saturday at The Rock. Last year’s homecoming crowd of 31,531 for a 34-31 win over No. 19 Elon is currently the largest Full Story

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