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Saintine Has Record Day At Niswonger Invitational

Nazaire Saintine (Douglasville, Ga.) established a new school record in the triple jump to lead the Lees-McRae College men's track and field team to a strong showing on the first day of East Tennessee State University's Niswonger Invitational on Friday. Saintine finished fifth in the triple jump with a mark of

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Cougars Take Over First Place

Well, it finally happened. The Alexander Central High men's basketball team defeated Hickory 60-57 on Nathan Birkedal's three-pointer at the horn Friday night in Taylorsville. The win avenged a pair of overtime losses at the horn earlier this year against the Red Tornadoes (at the Catawba Valley Holiday Classic in December and

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Cremins Takes Leave Of Absence

CBS Sports is reporting that College of Charleston coach Bobby Cremins is taking a leave of absence for non life-threatening, health reasons effective immediately. Associate head coach Mark Byington will take over on an interim basis. The Cougars (12-8 overall; 4-5 Southern Conference South Division), who are mired Full Story

Mocs, Bulldogs Release 2012 Schedules

Chattanooga and The Citadel have announced their schedules for the upcoming 2012 season. And both teams will be seriously challenged early on. The Mocs, who 5-6 last season (3-5 in the Southern Conference), will open the

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Bobcats Tabbed Sixth In Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll

The Lees-McRae College men's lacrosse team is picked to finish sixth in the race for the 2012 Conference Carolinas regular season championship, announced league officials Friday. Lees-McRae begins

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WHS Track Produces 14 Top Five Finishers

The Watauga High men's and women's indoor track team produced 14 top five finishers on Wednesday at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem.  Zach Helms won WHS's only event of the day as he captured the title in the

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Marty Steele Added To Hot Stove Banquet

Just days remain until the Hickory Crawdads 2012 Hot Stove Banquet at Rock Barn Golf and Spa this Monday! The event starts with a social at 6:15 p.m. followed by the program and a delicious dinner at 7 p.m. Recently added to the great group of speakers at the

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LRU Softball Picked To Win SAC

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team was voted in near-unanimous fashion to win the 2012 South Atlantic Conference Championship, league officials announced today.L-R, which finished 45-10 last season including

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The Middle School season came to an end on Thursday. Parkway won the girls championship going through the regular season undfeated with a perfect 14-0 record. Hardin Park finished

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ASU Falls In Overtime

Appalachian State University men’s basketball forced overtime with an 8-1 run over the final 1:23 of regulation but dropped a heartbreaking 77-73 decision to UNC Greensboro on Thursday evening at the Greensboro Coliseum. In what was a wild game from the

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Stepp to Coach ASU Running Backs

Justin Stepp, who helped lead Clemson to the 2011 Atlantic Coast Conference championship as a member of the Tigers’ coaching staff, has been hired as Appalachian State University’s running backs coach, head coach Jerry Moore announced on Thursday. Stepp has spent Full Story

Cadet Selected For Players All-Star Classic

Travaris Cadet of Appalachian State University received his second all-star selection in as many weeks. Cadet, who led the Mountaineers in rushing with 651 yards and six touchdowns last season, played in the Florida All-Star Game last Saturday. He gained

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ASU Women's Basketball Notebook

Appalachian State women's basketball finished last week with a perfect 3-0 record in Southern Conference play, including wins over Chattanooga and Samford. The Mountaineers return to action on Saturday at Furman before returning home against

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Realignment Still Undecided

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association heard arguments and proposals on Monday concerning realignment, which begins in August of 2013. As of now, Watauga High has been placed in an eight-team conference with Fred T. Foard, South Caldwell, Hibriten, Hickory, St. Stephens, Freedom and Patton. And the Pioneers

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WHS Grapplers Squash Red Tornadoes

The Watauga High wrestling team pulled off a much-deserved victory Tuesday night at Craft Gymnasium. The Pioneers, who have gone through their share of growing pains this seaosn, routed Hickory

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Bears, Davis Down Tusculum, 51-47

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Team (9-9, 5-4) bounced back with a 51-47 victory over Tusculum (7-10, 4-5) Wednesday night at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium in a South Atlantic Conference game. Lenoir-Rhyne senior guard Kevin Davis (Charlotte, N.C.) led the way

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Arcieri Named First-Team All-SAC

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Stephan Arcieri has been named to the 2012 All-South Atlantic Conference Preseason First Team for baseball, league officials announced today. Catawba, the defending South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Champions, was picked to repeat after receiving

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Whitted, Cardwell Join ASU Football Staff

Nine-year National Football League veteran Alvis Whitted and former Mountaineer tight end Nic Cardwell have joined Appalachian State University’s football staff as wide receivers and tight ends coach, respectively, head coach Jerry Moore announced on Wednesday. A Durham, N.C. native, Whitted comes to ASU

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WHS Women Nearly Pull Off Upset

Watauga High women's basketball coach Klay Anderson, despite his mild-mannered looks, has a daring attitude. He resembles a man, who when challenged to cross that line, will take that step with determination and confidence. Well, Anderson has brought that persona to the women's basketball program at WHS during his five-year stay. And the Pioneers, thanks to that attitude,

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