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Richardson, Bowers Qualify for Tennis Regionals

Ashe County High senior Zeb Richardson, who turned in a sensational season on the basketball court leading the Huskies to 25 wins and the second-round of the state playoffs, has turned in a stellar campaign on the tennis courts this spring. Richardson and junior Sam Bowers qualified for the Class 2A Western Regionals thanks to a

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ASU to Play Saturday Doubleheader

Appalachian State University baseball's first game of a three-game set at Wofford has been pushed back to 2 p.m. on Saturday as a part of a doubleheader after heavy rains and thunderstorms on Friday night. The Mountaineers' (29-9, 13-5 SoCon) Ryan Arrowood is slated to take the mound in the

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Grasshoppers Spring by 'Dads, 9-3

The Hickory Crawdads split the series with the Greensboro Grasshoppers after falling, 9-3, on Friday night before 1,540 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium. A five-run rally by the Grasshoppers in the top of the second inning led to Hickory's downfall. Consecutive doubles by Josh Adams and James Wooster drove in two runs and gave

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Apps Break 28-Year Old Record

Appalachian State University men's track and field broke a 28-year old record at the Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Friday.
The Mountaineers' distance medley relay team of Alex Taylor, Landon Powell, Raphael Rojas and Chris Moen took first place in the college division of the event with a time of 9:55.69 minutes. In the process, the Apps

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Rams Make Quick Highest Draft Pick in ASU History

The St. Louis Rams selected Appalachian State University wide receiver Brian Quick (Columbia, S.C./Ridge View) with the first pick of the second round (33rd overall) of the 2012 National Football League Draft on Full Story

Pioneer Athletics Barbeque Tonight

The Watauga High athletic department will be holding a benefit bar-b-que dinner tonight at the Watauga High School parking lot from 4:30-7 p.m. The cost is $10 a plate, which includes pork BBQ, slaw, baked beans, rolls, dessert, and drink. All money raise money will be given to the athletic

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ASU Athletics Increases Radio Presence in Triangle

Appalachian State University athletics will have a full-time radio presence in the Raleigh-Durham market in 2012-13 with all Mountaineer football and men’s basketball games carried on WCNC-HD3 99.9-3 FM, ASU

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Crawdads Edge Greensboro, 5-4

The Hickory Crawdads topped the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 5-4, before 2,039 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Thursday night.  With the win, the 'Dads move into sole possession of first place in the Northern Division

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Pioneers Produce Four Regional Qualifers

The Watauga High men's tennis team continued in domination in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference by waltzing its way to a pair of championships and producing four regional qualifiers in the process Thursday afternoon at conference qualifier at

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Panthers Take Linebacker in First Round

Head coach Ron Rivera of the Carolina Panthers is a stickler for defense. And the second-year coach took a serious step in that direction Thursday night as he chose linebacker Luke Kuechly of Boston College with the ninth pick in the first-round of the National Football League Draft in

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Soderman Finishes Eighth At Penn Relays

Sean Soderman of Appalachian State University turned in an eighth-place finish at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa., Thursday in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. Soderman finished the race in 9:05.13.
Andrew Poore of Indiana University won the event in 8:43.52. Travis Mahoney of Temple

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Griewisch Finishes Third Penn Relays

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Kate Griewisch ran a school-record 16:20 to finish third out of 25 competitors in the women's collegiate 5,000-meter championship Thursday night at the prestigious Penn Relays at Franklin Field. Griewisch,

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WHS Men's LAX Rained Out

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that today's men's lacrosse match between the Pioneers (5-5 overall; 4-2 in District 9) and Mooresville has been rained out. No make up date has

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Chambers Headed To Ferrum

It's taken a while, but Watauga High senior Kyle Chambers has finally decided on the school of his choice. Chambers, who led the WHS football team in rushing last season, will attend Ferrum College, a Division III school in Ferrum, Va., and a

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WHS Girls Dominate Frosh/Soph Meet

The future looks pretty bright for the Watauga High track programs. The freshmen and sophomores got a chance to put their best foot forward Wednesday afternoon in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference meet at St. Stephens. The

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ASU Men's Tennis Adds Signees

Appalachian State University head coach Bob Lake has announced the signing of two recruits for the 2012-13 season. These two student-athletes

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Bears Ranked 15th In National Rankings

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team has moved up six spots to No. 15 in this week's NFCA NCAA Division II Top 25 Poll. NFCA is the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. L-R, winners of nine straight contests, won

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ASU Softball Sweeps Golden Eagles

Appalachian State University softball swept Tennessee Tech, 5-2, 14-4, in a midweek non-conference twinbill on Wednesday night at Tech Softball Field. The Mountaineers (20-21) out hit the Golden Eagles (22-26) 12-4 in the first game and 15-5 in the nightcap.  The Apps used their speed and stole four bags in Game 1 and five in Game 2. In the opener, Appalachian jumped

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Crawdads Bounce Back, Nip Grasshoppers

The Hickory Crawdads topped the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 5-4, in a walk-off win before 2,035 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. The two teams are tied for first place in the Northern Division standings. Greensboro

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