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King Named SoCon Men's Tennis Player of Week

Appalachian State’s Sebastien King (Montreal, Quebec/George Vanier) has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for all matches February 13-19 as named by the conference office on Tuesday. King posted wins in both singles and doubles play

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Pifer's Heroics Can't Save Pioneers

Watauga High senior Jake Pifer closed out his prep career in memorable fashion as he poured in a game-high 25 points in a losing cause against East Gaston Monday night. Unfortunately, the Pioneers (10-15) got too far behind and their second-half rally, spurred on by Pifer, came up short. The end result, East Gaston (11-14) defeated WHS 58-50 in the opening-round of the Class 4A Western Sectional in Mount Holly, N.C. The win moves East Gaston

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Eagles sweep twin-bill with Bobcats

Mary Shealy threw a no-hitter in game two of a non-conference doubleheader, and the Carson-Newman College softball team rallied for a 2-1 win in the opener en route to a sweep of Lees-McRae College on

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Negron paces nation in digs per set

Sophomore Efrain Negron (Caguas, Puerto Rico) is first in the nation in digs per set for the second week in a row, and the Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team is listed in 12 individual and team categories in the latest

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Newberry Bests Bobcats, 7-2

The Newberry College men's tennis team swept doubles play and registered four wins in singles action en route to a 7-2 victory over Lees-McRae College in non-conference play on Monday afternoon. Newberry's (3-4) duo of Michael Saunders and Vinicius Botelho opened

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Hollar Earns 500th Win

The ninth-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (10-2) swept a doubleheader from Pfeiffer (2-4), 2-0 and 9-0, Monday afternoon at Bears Field. With the victory in the first game, L-R Head Coach

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Weldon Leads ASU on Senior Night

Chakeitha Weldon saved one of her best efforts for her final home game as Appalachian State University women’s basketball cruised to an 85-70 win over Southern Conference rival Furman on Monday night. Weldon, one of four ASU seniors, finished with 20 points as the

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ASU Wrestling Win SoCon Title

Appalachian State University wrestling concluded its regular season with a 39-10 defeat of Davidson at Varsity Gymnasium on Sunday. With the win, the Mountaineers completed a perfect 6-0 Southern Conference slate, finalizing their 2011-12 SoCon Wrestling Championship. The Mountaineers conclude their regular season

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PIoneers-East Gaston Move Up Starting Time

Watuaga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that Monday night's state playoff opener between the Pioneers (10-14) and East Gaston (10-14) in Mount Holly, N.C., has been moved up an hour from its

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Three Pioneers Advance To State

The Watauga High wrestling team had three wrestlers produced three state qualifiers on Saturday at the Class 4A Western Regional in Charlotte. Mark Townsend finished third at 106 pounds; Demetre Kostis finished third at 132, and Gus Coffey finished fourth at 113. Townsend defeated Conner Kominek of

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Bears Swimming, Women 7th, Men 10th At Conference Meet

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Swimming Teams concluded the 2012 Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championship Saturday at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club with another day of school records. In the team standings, the L-R women's squad placed seventh overall with

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Lions claw Bobcats, 7-2

The Mars Hill College women's tennis team swept doubles play and won two of the top three singles flights en route to a 7-2 win over Lees-McRae College in non-conference play on Saturday afternoon. Mars Hill's duo of Erika Pinate and Tatiana Dualiby opened the day with an 8-1 win over

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ASU Sweeps Twinbill From Akron

Appalachian State University baseball got clutching hitting in Game One and strong pitching in Game Two to sweep a doubleheader from Akron by scores of 8-3 and 4-1 on Saturday evening at Latham Park. With the victories, Appalachian came away from its first weekend of the season with a

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ASU Wrestling Buries Blue Devils, 29-6

Appalachian State University wrestling began its final weekend of the regular season in impressive fashion, routing Duke, 29-6 in non-conference action at Varsity Gymnasium on Saturday. Appalachian State (12-4) will wrestle its final dual against Davidson on Sunday, while Duke (3-10) looks forward to its

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ASU Softball Trounces NCCU on 27 Hits and 18 Runs

Appalachian State University softball put on a hitting clinic with a combined 27 hits in a doubleheader rout over N.C. Central, 12-1 and 6-1, on Saturday at Thomas Brooks Park. The Mountaineers (4-4) tallied 14 hits in game one and 13 in the nightcap and had nine players with two or more hits in the pair of contests. Freshman

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ASU Women’s Tennis Edged by Radford, 4-3

Despite winning three matches, the Mountaineers were unable to hold off the Highlanders, as Appalachian State University women’s tennis was edged by Radford, 3-4, at the Burleson-Burrows Tennis Center on the Campus of Virginia Tech on Saturday. The team result came down to the final singles match, but Radford (4-2) was able to pull out the victory over Appalachian State (3-3). Juniors Jennifer Ansari

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LRU Women's Lacrosse Earns First WIn Under Coach Reuschle

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Lacrosse Team (1-1) picked up its first win of the 2012 season and its first victory under Head Coach Sue Reuschle with a 19-3 triumph over Catawba (0-1) Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium.
L-R junior Sarah Minick (Marietta, Ga.) led all scorers with

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Bears Earn Split at Francis Marion

Lenoir-Rhyne (8-2) and Francis Marion (8-2) split a doubleheader in softball Saturday afternoon at Bears Field.  Francis Marion won the first contest, 6-4, while L-R won the second game by a score of 6-4 as well.  The Bears are ranked No. 9 in NCAA Division II. In game one, Francis Marion defeated

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Bears Win At Brevard, 66-59, Move Into First Place

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (19-6, 11-5) moved into a first-place tie in the South Atlantic Conference standings after defeating Brevard (6-18, 1-15), 66-59, Saturday afternoon at Boshamer Gymnasium.
Senior guard Cameron Sealey (Mount Holly, N.C.) finished with a team-high

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