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'Dads Sweep Delmarva

The Hickory Crawdads completed the series sweep with the 3-2 win against the Delmarva Shorebirds at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium on Wednesday night. The Crawdads (26-25), who climbed back over the .500 mark, snapped a 1-1 tie

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Quick Gets His Own Trading Card

Former Appalachian State wide receiver Brian Quick has been given his first official trading card thanks to the Topps Company, located in New York City. Quick, the all-time leading receiver in ASU history, was taken by the

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Bobcats To Interview Snyder

The Charlotte Bobcats, who had the worst record (7-59) in the National Basketball Association last season, and the worst winning percentage (.106) in league history, will reportedly interview former Duke Blue Devil Quinn Snyder for their vacant head-coaching job. Snyder, who played at Duke from 1985-89, was an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Lakers this

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ASU Claims Seventh-Straight Commissioner’s Cup

Appalachian State University claimed its seventh-straight Southern Conference Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics, the conference announced Wednesday. The Mountaineers, who have claimed the Cup in 20 of the past 21 years, have now earned the award a total of 32 times. No other conference school has won the Commissioner’s Cup more than

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SoCon Meeting In Asheville

Commissioner John Iamarino and the Southern Conference are holding their spring meeting today in Asheville. The meeting, which includes school presidents, athletic directors and coaches, will focus its discussion on the status of

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Payano, Crawdads Dominates Birds

Victor Payano turned in his most impressive effort of the year Tuesday night as the Hickory Crawdads blanked the Delmarva Shorebirds, 9-0, for their fourth shutout victory of the season at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. Payano (4-2), a

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FCS Title Game January 5

The NCAA has announced that the Football Championship Series Divison I National Championship game will be played at FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco, TX., on Saturday, January 5 at 1 p.m. FC Dallas Stadium hosted its first tite game last season when North Dakota State defeated Sam Houston State, 17-6. A sellout crowd of 20,586 was in attendance. This is the second

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Watauga-McDowell Rescheduled For June 4

Watauga Junior American Legion coach Bradley Rudisill has announced that the McDowell game rained out last Thursday, May 24 will be made up Monday, June 4 at Watauga-High Field at 6 p.m. Watauga (0-2) entertains Alexander County Friday night in its home opener at 5 p.m. Also, Rudisill has announced that pitcher Tripp Taylor will be out for about three weeks

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Odor named SAL Player of Week

The South Atlantic League announced on Tuesday that Hickory Crawdads 2B Rougned Odor has been named the SAL Player of the Week for the week of May 21 - 27. Odor is the youngest player in the league at just 18 years old.  The Maracaibo, Venezuela native clubbed .364 (8-for-22) with one home run, five doubles and four RBIs through his seven games on

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Kassouf a Golden Spikes Semifinalist

Appalachian State University designated hitter Daniel Kassouf (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) is one of 30 semifinalists for the prestigious Golden Spikes Award, USA Baseball announced on Tuesday. In its 35th year, the Golden Spikes Award is presented annually by USA Baseball to the nation’s top amateur player. One of the nation’s premier power hitters,

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Chargers Sign Lynch

Corey Lynch, who was a three-time All-America at Appalachian State University, has was signed today by the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League as an unrestricted free agent. Lynch, who is well remembered for blocking a would-be winning field goal attempt (by Jason Gingell) against the

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Richardson, Foster Headed To East-West Game

The North Carolina Coaches Association East-West Senior Basketball All-Star games will have an Ashe County flavor this season. Zeb Richardson of Ashe County High has been selected to play in the men's game; Huskies coach Laura Foster has been selected to coach the West All-Stars in the women's

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ASU Send-Off Wednesday

The Appalachian State University baseball team will make its way to Charlottesville, Va., for the NCAA Regional Wednesday afternoon from Smith Stadium. There will be send-off for the team at Smith Stadium beginning at 12:45 p.m. The Mountaineers (39-16 overall; 21-9 Southern Conference),

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Trotman Named SoCon Male Athlete of Year

Appalachian State University wrestler Austin Trotman (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) has been named the Southern Conference’s Bob Waters Male Athlete of the year, the conference announced on Tuesday at its spring meetings. Trotman will receive the award at the SoCon’s annual Honors Dinner

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Crawdads Ground Shorebirds, 8-3

The Hickory Crawdads got their brief three-game road trip started on a good note Monday night. The Crawdads (24-25) took the series opener against the Delmarva Shorebirds, 8-3 at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. Hickory also tied the team

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Mountaineers Ranked In AGS Preseason Poll

The college football season officially begins on Thursday, August 30. But for those die-hard fans that can't wait until opening day, well the first preseason poll has been released. The AGS (Any Given Saturday) Top 25 Preseason Poll is out and ASU is ranked fifth in that poll. North Dakota State, Full Story

ASU Receives NCAA Championship Berth

Southern Conference champion Appalachian State University baseball will continue its storybook season in the 2012 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, as the Mountaineers received an at-large berth in the 64-team field on Monday. Appalachian (39-16) received the No. 3 seed Full Story

UPDATED: Mountaineers Headed To Charlottesville

For the second time in school history, and the first time since 1986, the Appalachian State University baseball team has earned an at-large entry to the NCAA Baseball Tournament.  The Mountaineers will play the University of Oklahoma Friday, June 1, in the Charlottesville Regional Full Story

Bumgarner Loses Third Straight

The rollercoaster ride continues for Madison Bumgarner. The left hander dropped his third game in a row Saturday night. He was victimized by the Miami Marlins, who beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 at Marlins Park in Miami, Fla.

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