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Shearer Earns All-NorPac East Honors

Applachian State University field hockey Brooklyn Shearer was named all-NorPac East by the Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference office Wednesday night at the annual NorPac Championship banquet.
The Chambersburg, Pa. native competed in 17 games, including 16 starts.  She is second ranked for the Mountaineers with four

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Pioneers Advance To Second Round

The Watuaga High boys soccer team picked up its first post-season win since 2008 on Wednesday night.
The Pioneers (16-5-1 overall), the No1 seed from the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference, knocked off Mooresville 2-1 in double overtime at Jack Groce Stadium in the opening round of the Class 4A state playoffs. The win moves WHS into a second-round game

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No.5 LRU Holds Off Carson Newman, 2-1

The top-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Soccer Team (16-1) advanced to the semifinals of the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament with a 2-1 victory over Carson-Newman (5-11-1), the No. 8 seed, Wednesday evening at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex.
L-R will face fourth-seeded Anderson in the tournament semifinals on Friday at Manchester Meadows in Rock Hill, S.C., beginning at 6 p.m.
Lenoir-Rhyne, ranked No. 5 in NCAA Division

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Epperson Claims All-time Digs Mark; Bobcats Clinch Conference Title

Senior Megan Epperson (St. John, Ind.) recorded a match-high 12 kills and six digs to become the program's all-time leader in digs, and lead the Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team to a 3-1 win over Belmont Abbey College on Wednesday night to clinch the school's 13th Conference Carolinas regular season championship.
Lees-McRae (23-8, 17-0 CC) won the match by

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Bobcats Ranked 6th In NCAA Southeast Region Poll

The Lees-McRae College men's soccer team is ranked sixth in the NCAA Division II Southeast Region Poll for the third straight week, announced NCAA officials Wednesday.
Lees-McRae (13-4-1, 9-2 Conference Carolinas) has not skipped a beat in Lees Squires' first year at the helm, capturing the Conference Full Story

Bears Volleyball Falls To No. 14 Wingate

The 14th-ranked Wingate University Volleyball Team (25-0, 16-0) remained unbeaten with a 3-0 sweep of Lenoir-Rhyne University (17-12, 8-8) Tuesday night in a South Atlantic Conference match at Shuford Gymnasium.  The Bulldogs won by scores

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SoCon Announces ESPN3 Events

The Southern Conference announced today (November 1) a schedule of 26 live events to be broadcast exclusively through ESPN3 as part of the league's agreement with the live broadband sports network.  The package calls for both regular season and championship events to be carried by ESPN3.
"This is a significant

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49ers Name New Stadium

The University of Charlotte has christened its new football stadium McColl-Richardson Field.
The facility is being named after Bank of America CEO Hugh McColl and current Carolina

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Bobcats Ranked 4th Nationally In Scoring

The Lees-McRae College women's soccer team is ranked fourth in the nation in scoring offense, announced NCAA officials Wednesday with the release of this week's NCAA Division II women's soccer statistics.
Lees-McRae (13-4-1, 11-1 Conference Carolinas) is in the midst of one of the best seasons

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Profar Named Class A Hitter Of Year

The Hickory Crawdads, South Atlantic League affiliate of the Texas Rangers, announced on Wednesday that SS Jurickson Profar has won the Minor League Baseball Yearly Award for Class A Full Season Hitter of the Year.
The accolades continue to come

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NW3A/4A All-Conference Teams Released

The Northwestern 3A/4A Conference has released its all-confernce teams in girls golf, girls tennis and volleyball.
Watauga High was well


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Bobcats hold off Tornado, 2-1

The second-seeded Lees-McRae College men's soccer team scored twice in the final five minutes of the first half, and held on for a 2-1 win over seventh-seeded King College in the quarterfinal round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament on Tuesday night on Tate Field.
Lees-McRae (13-4-1) outshot King (5-10-2) by a 16-13 margin, including a 7-4 advantage in the first half, while holding a 7-4 edge

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LRU Men's Soccer Blanks Tusculum, 3-0

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Soccer Team (8-8-3) scored three second half goals en route to a 3-0 victory over Tusculum (7-8-3) Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the 2011 Food Lion SAC Tournament. The Bears are the seventh seed in the tournament while the Pioneers are the No. 2 seed.
Lenoir-Rhyne will take on sixth-seeded Catawba

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Appalachian Men’s Soccer Wins In Double Overtime


ASU junior David Dodge (Oviedo, Fla./Oviedo) netted the game-winner early in the second overtime period, as Appalachian State men’s soccer (9-4-4) defeated ETSU (9-6-3) in non-conference action Tuesday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.
By virtue of Davidson’s Tuesday-night tie with

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Pioneers Fall In Western Finals

The Watuaga High volleyball team was eliminated in the Class 4A Western Regional championship game Tuesday night in front of a packed house at Lentz-Eggers Gym.
The Pioneers (22-8), looking for their first trip to the state finals since 1998, dropped a four-set decision to Providence: 25-23, 18-25, 18-25, 20-25. The win sends Providence (29-2), which is ranked No.1 by, to the state finals for a second

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Wood Finishes Fourth At State

What a difference a year can make.
Last season, Watauga High sophomore Savanna Wood qualified for the state tournament, and like any freshman, she struggled against the field. But fast forward to this season, and Wood has developed into quite a player.
Wood,. who won the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference


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Bears' Linehan Named SAC Player Of Week

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Laura Linehan has been named the South Atlantic Conference Women's Soccer Player Of The Week, league officials announced today.
Linehan, a senior forward from San Diego, California,

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Bobcats Ranked Fifth Nationally In Aces Per Set

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team is ranked fifth in the nation in aces per set, and enters the week listed in 10 individual and team categories in the latest edition of the NCAA Division II women's volleyball statistics, announced NCAA officials Tuesday.
Lees-McRae (22-8, 16-0 Conference Carolinas)


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Catamounts Dismiss D-Coordinator

The Western Carolina University football team has dismissed its defensive coordinator/assistant head coach.
Matt Pawlowski was relieved of his duties


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