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Apps Upset NC State, Advance To Sweet 16

Appalachian State University women’s basketball picked up its first-ever win over North Carolina State in a 66-62 victory in the second round of the 2012 WNIT on Saturday at Reynolds Coliseum. The Mountaineers (27-6) overcame a late first-half run by the Wolfpack (19-16) and advanced to the

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Kyle Becomes Bear's First All-American In Women's Swimming

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Chelsea Kyle made program history by becoming the first-ever All-American Friday evening at the 2012 NCAA Division II Women's Swimming and Diving National Championship at the Mansfield ISD Natatorium. Kyle, a freshman from Knoxville, Tenn., finished sixth in the finals

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Bears Beat Anderson In Series Opener

The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team (8-22, 4-9) narrowly beat Anderson (8-20, 2-11), 6-5, Friday evening in the first game of a South Atlantic Conference weekend series at Memorial Stadium. Junior first baseman Colton Hansley (Asheville, N.C.) hit a two-run home run while senior outfielder Stephan Arcieri

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Catawba Nips Bears In Men's Lacrosse

The Catawba College Men's Lacrosse Team (7-1, 3-1) scored the final two goals to come from behind and defeat Lenoir-Rhyne University (2-7, 0-3), 10-9, Friday night in a Deep South Conference contest at Shuford Stadium. Adam Hebert (Charlotte, N.C.) scored the game-winning goal

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LRU Men's Tennis Picks Up First Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's Tennis Team (1-7) picked up its first victory of the year with a 5-4 win over Concord University (6-1) Friday afternoon at Hickory High School. L-R rallied for the victory as senior Graydon Dunn (Charlotte, N.C.), junior David Richardson (Wake Forest, N.C.) and freshman

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Pioneers-Ardey Kell Postponed Again

Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee has announced that today's game between the Pioneers and Ardery Kell has been postponed for the second tinme in two weeks. The game was suppose to be played March 3 in Charlotte, but it was rained out. So, the teams decided to play today. But, thanks

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Pioneers Come Through Big For Brady

The Watauga High baseball team put its heart and dignity on display Friday night. Yes, they beat one of their heated rivals in Alexander Central 8-0 at WHS-High Field behind a masterful performance by senior Matt Proffitt. But Friday's effort goes beyond the win column. Instead it was a

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Proffitt Stands Tall Against Cougars

It took a little while for Watauga High senior Matt Proffitt to find his groove on the baseball diamond. An honorable mention all-conference performer in basketball this season, Proffitt has slowly rounded himself into baseball-playing shape. And Alexander Central got a taste of it Friday night. The right hander making his debut

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Pioneers Win NW3A/4A Opener

The Watauga High women's soccer team defeated Alexander Central 3-1 Friday night in its Northwestern 3A/4A Conference opener at the Sports Complex. Hannah Younger, Tori Derrick and Sierra Hill all scored

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ASU Men's Tennis Sweeps Bethune-Cookman, 7-0

Following the Mountaineers victory over Jacksonville on Tuesday, Appalachian State University men's tennis swept Bethune-Cookman, 7-0, in nonconference action on Friday. The Mountaineers (6-4, 0-1 SoCon) earned their first shutout of the season, while Bethune-Cookman (8-10) has lost five straight. Mountaineers

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ASU Women's Tennis Nips Georgia Southern, 4-3

Following the team’s 6-1 win over Jacksonville on Wednesday, Appalachian State University women’s tennis returned to Southern Conference action with a 4-3 win over Georgia Southern at Hanner Tennis Complex on Friday. The Mountaineers (9-4, 2-1 SoCon) have now won six of their last

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Realignment Nearly Finalized

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association heard final arguments and appeals concerning realignment for the fall of 2013. And Watauga High is right back where it started, in an eight-team Class 3A/4A conference with Fred T. Foard, Hickory, St. Stephens, South Caldwell, Hibriten, Freedom

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ASU Scores 10 Unanswered Runs to Rally for Win

Appalachian State University baseball roared back from an early 5-0 deficit to score the game’s final 10 runs in a 10-5 triumph over The Citadel on Friday afternoon at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. With the victory, Appalachian (15-3, 4-0 SoCon) remained perfect both in Southern Conference play

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Harpenau, Bobcats rally for five-set victory

Sophomore Matt Harpenau (Cincinnati, Ohio) paced the Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team with 10 kills and a match-high six block assists on Friday night, leading the Bobcats to a thrilling come-from-behind victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology in Williams Gymnasium. Lees-McRae (8-6) posted a hitting

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Blevins, Trotman Reach All-America Rounds

Seniors Kyle Blevins (Sapulpa, Okla./Sapulpa) and Austin Trotman (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) made ASU history by becoming the program's seventh and eighth all-Americans, as Appalachian State University wrestling competed in the second day of competition at the 2012 NCAA Division I Wrestling

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UPDATED: Trotman Advances To National Semis

Appalachian State University senior Austin Trotman advanced to the national semifinals at the NCAA Division I National Wrestling Championships at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO. Trotman,

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Huskies Ranked Ninth In Final Hoops Poll

The Ashe County High men's basketball team is ranked ninth in the final Class 2A basketball poll. The Huskies, who lost to Shelby in the second-round of the

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UPDATED: Taylor Paces WHS Golf Team

Cameron Taylor of Watauga High fired a three-over par 39 Thursday afternoon and finished six shots off the lead in the final non-conference match of the season at the Cedar Rock Country Club

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LRU's Chelsea Kyle Breaks School Record At National Finals

Lenoir-Rhyne's Chelsea Kyle has gotten off to a strong start at the 2012 NCAA Division II Women’s Swimming and Diving National Championships at the Mansfield ISD Natatorium. Kyle,

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