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Suns Rise Above Hickory

The Hagerstown Suns topped the Hickory Crawdads 5-1 at Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown on Monday night. The loss drops Hickory into third place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League; and the Crawdads are a game off the pace. The Suns (27-22, 69-49) charged in front with three runs in the bottom of the second inning. With two men on

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Pioneers Win Season Opener

The Watauga High men's soccer team picked up right where it left off last season. WHS (1-0), known for its stingy defense, knocked off Ashe County 2-1 Monday night in the season opener for both teams at Husky Stadium in West Jefferson. Logan Raichle and Alex Parsons did all the scoring for the Pioneers. Raichle scored the game's first goal at

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Apps Add Highly Touted WR

Appalachian State University football had announced the addition of Tacoi Sumler, a transfer from the University of Oregon. Sumler, a 5-9, 173-pound wide receiver, will begin practicing with the Mountaineers on Wednesday. A four-star recruit Full Story

ASU Basketball Fast Break Ticket Special

From August 13-September 14, beat everyone to the court by purchasing your basketball season tickets at the "Fast Break" special discount. For just $75 per season ticket (adult, youth, seniors, faculty & staff) enjoy all home games on

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Pee Wee Football Day Set for Sept. 15

Appalachian State University football will hosts its annual Pee Wee Day in conjunction with its Sept. 15 game versus The Citadel at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Pee Wee Day is open to all youth football teams through eighth grade and includes free tickets for team members and coaches (up to three coaches per team) and discounted tickets for players’ and

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Williams on Initial Hermann Watch List

Appalachian State University men’s soccer defender Lee Williams has been named to the 2012 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy Watch List, the highest individual award in intercollegiate soccer. The annual watch list

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Renfro Named Director of Compliance At LMC

Gene Renfro has been named the new Director of Compliance at Lees-McRae College, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail.
“I am excited to have someone like [Gene] Renfro with his experience in

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Sam Houston State No.1 In TSN Poll; ASU 6th

Sam Houston State's motto this season is "Finish." That's what North Dakota State did last year when it defeated Sam Houston State in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game. Both programs could return to Frisco, Texas,

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ASU Women's Soccer Ties ETSU, 1-1

Appalachian State women’s soccer closed out its 2012 preseason with a 1-1 draw against East Tennessee State Sunday evening at Summers-Taylor Stadium. ETSU got on the scoreboard first in the seventh minute as Samantha Kron scored on a free kick from 20 yards out. The lead did not last long as in the 11th minute, junior Amy Werdine headed a

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Smith Named Starter; Quick Makes Pro Debut

Two more former Appalachian State Mountaineers were in the spotlight Sunday afternoon. D.J. Smith, an All-America linebacker during his playing days at Appalachian State University, has been named a starter by head coach Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers. Smith cracked the starting lineup when incumbent starter Desmond Bishop

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Crawdads Blank Tourists, 3-0

The Hickory Crawdads wrapped up their series win against the Asheville Tourists with a 3-0 shutout win at L.P. Frans Stadium on Saturday night. Nick Martinez and Arlett Mavare combined on a three-hit shutout as the Crawdads picked up their second shutout win in the last three games. The win also leaves Hickory in a first-place tie with West Virginia in

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ASU Football Fall Camp Report: August 11

On the final day of the first full week of fall camp, Appalachian State University conducted a lengthy 162-play intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Combined with stretching, individual drills and extensive special-teams drills, the 11th practice of the year covered nearly three hours on a picture-perfect afternoon in the High Country.

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Texans Blitz Panthers In Preseason Opener

After one half of play, the Panthers and Texans were tied at 13. In the second half, the two teams were far from even. Houston outscored Carolina 13-0 after halftime, outgaining the Panthers 213-13 in total yards to claim a 26-13 victory

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Breitenstein Honored By Phil Steele

Red-shirt senior Eric Breitenstein of Wofford College is on the cover of Phil Steele's 2012 FCS College Football Preview Magazine. Breitenstein is among the leading candidates for the Walter Payton Award (which goes to the best offensive player Full Story

ASU Football Fall Camp Report: August 10

Appalachian State University football held its ninth and 10th practices of 2012 on Friday with its second two-a-day session of the year. The Mountaineers practiced for nearly two-and-a-half hours on Friday morning at Kidd Brewer Stadium and held an hour-long workout dedicated almost entirely to special teams on Friday afternoon in the Sofield Family

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Wainright Outduals Bumgarner

Adam Wainwright (10-10), coming off a complete game against Milwaukee, held the San Francisco Giants to one run on five hits and struck out seven in seven innings Thursday afternoon handing the St. Louis Cardinals a 3-1 win at Busch Stadium. Wainright is 3-1 in his last five starts with a 1.75 earned run average and has lowered his ERA below four for

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'Dads Earn DH Sweep With Tourists

The Hickory Crawdads and Asheville Tourists split Friday night's doubleheader, with Hickory taking the first game 2-0 before the Tourists responded with a 4-1 win in game two at L.P. Frans Stadium. But despite the split, the 'Dads remain in a first-place tie with West Virginia in the North Division of the South Atlantic League. In the opener, the Crawdads (26-21, 62-54)

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Hampton Makes Huskies Debut August 17

Michael Jordan once said, "Work hard at something and the results will eventually begin to show." A true statement from the greatest player basketball has ever seen. Which in a nutshell also describes Brian Hampton, the new football coach at Ashe County High. Hampton, an Ashe County native and a Beaver Creek High grad, has an impressive resume in such

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Panthers Look To Build Winning Mentality Against Texans

At the end of the Panthers' final practice before Saturday's preseason opener, cornerback Captain Munnerlyn experienced a little bit of game pressure – training camp style. With all of his teammates gathered around and a night off from meetings hanging in the balance, Munnerlyn had to make one of three field goal attempts – from 12 yards out.

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