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Breitenstein, Niam Earn Preseason All-American Honors

On Tuesday, College Sporting News announced the 2012 FCS Preseason All-America Teams. Wofford fullback Eric Breitenstein and linebacker Mike Niam were named to the first team and linebacker Alvin Scioneaux earned a spot on the third team. Breitenstein, a senior from Valle Crucis, North Carolina, led the Southern Conference in rushing last year as

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Bumgarner Comes Away Empty

Madison Bumgarner pitched well enough to win Tuesday night against the New York Mets. But the left hander was well gone when the issue was settled. The San Francisco Giants rallied from a 6-4 deficit with two runs in the bottom of the ninth to tie the game. But the Mets prevailed 8-7 in ten innings. Bumgarner put up some great numbers, despite the

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Torres lifts Crawdads to Victory

A two-out run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning by Kevin Torres gave the Hickory Crawdads a 4-3 win against the Kannapolis Intimidators at L.P. Frans Stadium on Monday night. The win coupled with West Virginia pounding Hagerstown 14-2 Monday night leaves the Crawdads, the Power and the Suns in a three-way tie for first place in the North Division of

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Eight Named To Join NCHSAA Hall of Fame

Eight more outstanding individuals in the annals of state prep athletics have been selected for induction into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Donnie Baxter of Asheboro, Ronnie Chavis of Pembroke, Lawrence Dunn of Raleigh, Doug Henderson of Greensboro, Lindsey Page of Burlington, Larry Rhodes of Gastonia, Robert Steele

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Baker Resigns As Eagles Athletics Director

Georgia Southern Athletics Director Sam Baker is stepping down as Athletics Director the Eagles Director after serving in that  position for 17 years. The University made the announcement Friday in a press release that Baker notified University President Brooks Keel of his plans. Keel asked Baker to stay on the job until a replacement could be

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Buckley Leaving Penn State For Wolfpack

NC State head football coach Tom O’Brien has announced that safety Tim Buckley has joined the Wolfpack football program. The Cardinal Gibbons High School graduate, who red-shirted last season at Penn State, will begin practice at the team’s first workout on Tuesday afternoon.
“I am excited to be a member of the NC State Wolfpack,” said Buckley. “The opportunity to come here and play at

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More All-America Recognition For Kimbrough, McCray

Jeremy Kimbrough (Decatur, Ga./Cedar Grove) and Demetrius McCray (Covington, Ga./Newton) continued to rake in preseason all-America accolades on Monday when College Sporting News named the Appalachian State University duo to its first team. Kimbrough and McCray also earned first-team preseason all-American recognition from The Sports

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Stick Boy Mayview Madness 5k Free Training Runs Clinics

For the 2nd year in a row the ZAP Fitness Running Center is offering 5 weeks of free training runs / clinics in preparation for the Stick Boy Mayview Madness 5k – set to take place September 22nd (see below for race details). Training runs

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Hoadley Named All-America Golf Scholar

UNCG junior men's golfer Robert Hoadley (Southern Pines, N.C./Union Pines) has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for Division I by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Hoadley is one of just 147 Division I student-athletes to be represented on the All-America Scholar team this season. Hoadley, who owns a 3.38 GPA

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Former Riverside Volleyball Player Competing In Olympics

Former Riverside High School standout athlete Megan Hodge will participating in the London Olympics. Hodge, who received a number of honors during her career at Riverside, is an outside hitter on Team USA. She was the Gatorade National Volleyball Player of the Year in 2006, After her graduation from high school, she went on to star at Penn State and

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GreenJackets Buzz By 'Dads

The Augusta GreenJackets completed their three-gamd sweep of the Hickory Crawdads with a 7-1 win at Lake Olmstead Stadium in Augusta on Sunday evening. The loss leaves Hickory (20-17; 56-50) two games behind the Hagerstown Suns for first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League, and a game behind West Virginia for second place.

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GreenJackets Drop 'Dads Twice

The Augusta GreenJackets held on for the 3-2 win against the Hickory Crawdads Friday night before they doubled up Hickory 6-3 on Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium in Augusta, Ga. With the double loss, the Crawdads have fallen one game behind the Hagerstown Suns for first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League. They've also fallen into

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Griewisch Earns All-Academic Honors

Lenoir-Rhyne's Kate Griewisch has been named to the 2012 USTFCCCA NCAA Division II Women's Track & Field All-Academic Team.  USTFCCCA is the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association. Griewisch, a native of Banner Elk, N.C., recently finished her career as a seven-time, three-sport NCAA Division II All-American. This

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Panthers Make Roster Move

The Panthers have released running back Armond Smith, claimed off waivers from Cleveland in May. The Panthers are expected to sign linebacker David Nixon, a fifth-year linebacker from Brigham Young whoparticipated in the team's rookie camp in May. Nixon would be the 10th linebacker on the Panthers' 90-man roster. General manager Marty Hurney

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September 15 Set as Military Appreciation Day

Appalachian State University athletics will partner with the Appalachian Army ROTC, Army National Guard and Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to host Military Appreciation Day, sponsored by Appalachian Regional

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Farmer Named Director of Player Development

Veteran collegiate coach Larry Farmer has joined the NC State staff as Director of Player Development, Pack head coach Mark Gottfried announced today. Farmer’s responsibilities will include assisting with the evaluation of

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Delaney Signs Two-Year Contract With Griz

Take the interim tag off of Grizzly football coach Mick Delaney's official title at The University of Montana. The veteran mentor, named interim head coach in March, has signed a two-year contract to expire on Jan. 31, 2014. The contract was announced Thursday by Jean Gee, UM's interim athletic director, in a press conference in Washington-

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Selen Drives In Five, Crawdads Roll

The Hickory Crawdads maintained their share of first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League by crushing Delmarva 9-1 Thursday night at scored at L.P. Frans Stadium. Alejandro Selen belted a grand slam and drove in five runs; and the Crawdads (20-13; 56-47) scored seven times in the second inning to break the game open. Kellin Deglen had

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Charlotte Track and Field Duo Named Academic All-America

Charlotte track and field seniors Jason Roberts (Jamestown, N.C. / Southwest Guilford HS) and Macey Ruble (Boone, N.C. / Watauga HS) were named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Second and Third Teams, respectively. Both sport 4.0 grade point averages. Roberts is a six-time all-conference thrower for the 49ers. He ranks

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