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Charleston Classic Bracket Released

The College of Charleston men's basketball team will face St. John's in opening-round tournament play as the bracket for the 2012 Charleston Classic presented by Foster Grant was released on Thursday. The annual tournament will be played Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 15, 16 & 18, at TD Arena. The Cougars and Johnnies are two of eight

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Crawford Named to USTFCCCA All-Academ​ic List

Appalachian State University pole vaulter Cassie Crawford (Apex, N.C./Panther Creek) has been named to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic list for her performances on the field and

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Ten Mountaineers Named Preseason All-SoCon

Appalachian State University football led all teams with 10 players that earned recognition on the preseason all-Southern Conference teams that were announced during the league’s Media Day on Thursday. The

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Breitenstein, Russell Named Preseason Players of Year

Wofford senior running back Eric Breitenstein has been named the Southern Conference Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while Georgia Southern senior defensive lineman Brent Russell has been named the Full Story

Elon to Host, Participate in Maui Invitational

The field for the 2012 EA SPORTS Maui Invitational is set, and Elon is one of 12 men’s basketball teams to participate in this year’s tournament. The Phoenix heads to Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 10 to face two-time national runner-

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Jarrett Named UNCG Baseball Coach

Link Jarrett, a two-time Assistant Coach of the Year award winner and offensive mastermind, has been named the second coach in UNCG baseball history, Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday. Jarrett brings 13

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Springs Named SCBL All-Star

Jeffrey Springs, a rising sophomore at Appalachian State University played in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game on Sunday, July 22 at John Henry Moss Stadium at Gardner-Webb University. Springs threw

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Wearn To Compete In U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship

Furman University's Laura Wearn will be part of the field for the 112th United States Women's Amateur Championship on August 6-12, at The Country Club in Cleveland, Ohio, the rising senior was informed this week. Wearn, a native

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Bobcats Earn All-Academic Honors

The Lees-McRae College women's track and field team has been recognized as one of 83 NCAA Division II all-Academic Track & Field Teams by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, earning

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Smith Promoted By Marlins

Rand Smith, who played at Appalachian State University and was selected by the Miami Marlins in the 20th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft (608th player taken overall), has been promoted by the parent club. Smith has moved up to the Jupiter (Fla.) Hammerheads of the Advanced Class A Florida State League. Smith began the season with

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Selen, Cone Go Deep, Crawdads Win

The Hickory Crawdads elbowed their way back into first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League with a 6-3 win against the Delmarva Shorebirds at L.P. Frans Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. The win coupled with Lakewood's 10-3 win against Hagerstown leaves the Crawdads and the Suns in a first-place tie; West Virginia, which

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Four Tar Heels Named Preseason All-ACC

Florida State, Clemson and North Carolina led all Atlantic Coast Conference schools each with four players selected to the 2012 Preseason All-ACC Football team in voting conducted by the media at the annual ACC Football Kickoff, which was held July 22-23 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro. In all, 19 of the 25 honorees on the team earned first or second-

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UNCG Names Sargent Women’s Golf Coach

Sarah Sargent, a former LPGA Tour and Duramed Futures Tour member, has been named head women's golf coach at UNCG, Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday. Sargent spent six years on the Futures Tour

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Schnell Candidate for NCAA Woman of Year

UNCG cross country/track and field redshirt senior Ashley Schnell has been nominated for the 22nd annual NCAA Woman of the Year Award. A total of 429 female student-athletes, spanning NCAA Division I, II and III

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49ers Unveil Official Football Helmet

It's official, the Charlotte 49ers have solidified their football helmet design. Head Coach, Brad Lambert, unveiled the newest gem of excitement Wednesday morning. Different Charlotte colors were used, like a dark green, but the

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Adkins Qualifies for U.S. Amateur

Rising Elon junior men's golfer Jack Adkins was one of three competitors who qualified for the 2012 U.S. Amateur Championship in 36-hole qualifying conducted on July 23 at the Kingsmill Resort's River Course.  The U.S. Amateur Championship is scheduled for August 13-19 at the Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colo. Adkins shot

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Akins Homers Twice, Crawdads Fall

Jordan Akins belted a pair of solo home runs, but the Hickory Crawdads fell to the Delmarva Shorebirds 7-3 at L.P. Frans Stadium on Tuesday night. That loss coupled with Hagerstown's 6-2 win over Lakewood knocks Hickory one game behind the Suns for first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League. Three solo home runs accounted for all

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Cougars Staying Put, For Now

The College of Charleston's Athletics Committee met with the school's Board of Trustees Tuesday morning. The main discussion involved a possible move by the school from the Southern Conference to the Colonial Athletic Conference. However, no formal invitation has been made by the CAA to CofC to become a member. But according to CofC

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Hickory Coach Arrested For Rape

Police have arrested Hickory High School’s head boys basketball coach Shawn Johnson on multiple charges of statutory rape and sexual activity with a student. Johnson was arrested Tuesday morning on five indictments issued by a Catawba County Grand Jury on Monday. Police have not released the victim’s name, but said she is in the 13-to-15-year-old

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