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Gardner-Webb sweeps Bobcats, 7-0

The Gardner-Webb University men's tennis team posted a 7-0 win over Lees-McRae College on Wednesday afternoon, sweeping singles and doubles play in the Bobcats' season opener. Gardner-Webb's duo of Ernest Alberch and Joao Poli opened doubles play with an 8-4 win over

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Mountaineers No.1 Again

Appalachian State University's football team topped the Football Championship Series in attendance this past season. It's the fourth time in five years that ASU has led

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Richardson To Play In All-Star Classic

Ashe County High senior Zeb Richardson, who has backboned the Huskies to a 21-win season this year (the Huskies, who defeated Avery 71-38 Wednesday night are 21-2), has been invited to play in the North Carolina-South Carolina All-Star Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on March 17-18.  Richardson, who is averaging Full Story

Red Tornadoes Forfeit Nine Games

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has announced that the Hickory High football team will forfeit nine games,  which includes all eight of its win and a season-opening tie against Statesville, for inadvertantly using an ineligible player this past season. That means,

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Watkins Named SoCon Field Athlete of Week

Appalachian State University junior Gayshawna Watkins has received the Southern Conference Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week honor for her performance last Saturday at the Sykes-Sabock Challege Cup, hosted by Penn State. The selection was made by

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League-High Five Apps Named Preseason All-SoCon

Appalachian State University baseball landed a league-high five players on the preseason all-Southern Conference baseball teams, the SoCon announced on Wednesday. Appalachian’s preseason all-SoCon honorees include first-team designated hitter

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Pioneers-Eagles Hoops PPD

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that tonight's basketball games between the Pioneers and Wilkes Central have been postponed because of inclement weather. "(Wilkes Central) was concerned about coming up the mountain with temperatures falling below freezing tonight," Wright said. "So,

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Wide receivers coach Alvis Whitted, who joined Appalachian’s staff last month, has resigned to accept the same position at Colorado State.  Whitted is the second Appalachian staffer to become a member new head coach

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ASU Women’s Soccer Signs Eight New Players

Appalachian State University women’s soccer head coach Sarah Strickland has announced eight new additions to the ASU squad. These student athletes have signed National Letters of Intent/grant-in-aid agreements and will become valuable

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Valorie Whiteside to Return as Honorary Coach

Appalachian State University women's basketball will welcome back one of its former greats when it faces UNC Greensboro on Saturday in the annual Play 4Kay game. The Mountaineers will be joined by Valorie Whiteside, who will serve as the team's honorary coach

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Robinson Tallies Four Hits In Bears Loss

The Belmont Abbey College Baseball Team (4-1) defeated Lenoir-Rhyne University (1-4), 3-1, Tuesday afternoon at Abbey Yard in a non-conference affair. The Crusaders' allowed just one run on the day while scattering 10 hits in the victory.  Belmont Abbey's Cody Stull

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LMC Women Ranked 4th In Southeast Region Poll

The Lees-McRae College women's track and field team is ranked fourth in the 2012 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association Indoor Track and Field Southeast Region Poll, announced USTFCCCA officials Tuesday. Limestone College tops the region

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Welsh Carries Pioneers Past Panthers

Danielle Welsh stepped up her game at the right time.
In turn, the Watauga High women's basketball team (6-15 overall; 4-7 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) snapped its four-game losing streak by knocking off Hibriten 50-38 down in Lenior, N.C., Tuesday night. Welsh,

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Ford Named Player of the Week

Elon’s Ali Ford has been named the Southern Conference’s Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played January 31 – February 6, the league office announced today.  The junior averaged 22.5 points per game

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Presley, Quick Invited To NFL Combine

Athlete DeAndre Presley and wide receiver Brian Quick of Appalachian State University head a list of 22 Football Championship Sub-Division players that have been invited to the National Football League Scouting Combine

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FREE Valentine's Day Party this Saturday!

Don't forget the Crawdads Valentine's Day Party is coming up! Join the Crawdads for food, fun, and entertainment with all those you love and care about!  The FREE party is this Saturday from

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Parkway Girls, Hardin Park Boys Win Titles

The Middle School basketball season came to and end Monday night at Lentz-Eggers Gym on the campus of Watauga High School. Parkway won the girls championship defeating

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Phoenix Soars Over ASU

Appalachian State University men’s basketball regained its shooting touch but was unable to overcome first-place Elon’s solid rebounding advantage and a 17-8 turnover margin in an 82-59 loss on Monday night at Alumni Gym. The loss snapped a string of seven-straight victories

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Apps Smother Cougars, 50-41

Despite a near triple-double from Anna Freeman, Appalachian State University women’s basketball was forced to overcome a plethora of early mistakes and cold shooting in a 50-41 Southern Conference win over

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