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Carson-Newman Blanks Bears

The Carson-Newman Women's Tennis Team (6-7, 2-5) shut out Lenoir-Rhyne (2-11, 0-8), 9-0, Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference match at the Carson-Newman Tennis Complex. L-R returns home to take on Tusculum on Sunday in its final league match of the year at Hickory High School beginning

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Falcons Outlast Bobcats In Four Sets

The Pfeiffer University men's volleyball team held on for a four-set victory over Lees-McRae College on Saturday afternoon, taking the first two sets and recording 10 blocks in Conference Carolinas play. Pfeiffer (18-6, 8-1 CC) won the match by scores of 25-21, 25-23, 23-25, and 25-16, posting a .264 hitting percentage while

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Mountaineers Combine for Six Top Finishes at UNCW

Jamal Tiller was one of three athletes to grab a first-place finish for Appalachian State University men’s track and field at Saturday’s Mountain vs. Beach Invitational at Harold Greene Track. The Mountaineers were paired with Western Carolina in a battle against East Carolina and UNC Wilmington, who represented the Beaches in the

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Bears Take Two From Mars Hill

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (35-10, 9-3) swept a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader from Mars Hill (20-18, 5-7), 8-0 and 10-2, Saturday afternoon at Bears Field. The Bears run-ruled the Lions in both contests and improved to 13-1 in their last 14 contests. In game one, senior pitcher Dawon Millwood (Hixson, Tenn.) threw her

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Levine Finishes Second At Winthrop Invite

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams competed this weekend at the 2012 Winthrop Invitational at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of Winthrop University. On the men's side, L-R sophomore Mike Ryan (Sewickley, Pa.) finished seventh in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 16:03 while

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LRU Splits Doubleheader With Newberry

Lenoir-Rhyne (10-29, 6-15) and Newberry (15-22, 9-12) split a South Atlantic Conference baseball doubleheader Saturday afternoon at the Smith Road Complex. L-R prevailed in the first game by a 7-6 score while Newberry won the second contest, 7-6. Lenoir-Rhyne sophomore second baseman Mike Gasque (Mebane, N.C.) finished

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Royals defeat Bobcats, 17-1

The Queens University of Charlotte women's lacrosse team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 10-0 margin in the first half en route to a 17-1 win on Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas play on Tate Field. Queens (5-7, 2-2 CC) outshot Lees-McRae (1-7, 0-4 CC) by a 39-5 margin, including a 22-2 advantage in the first half,

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Record Crowd Watches ASU Rally to Down Oakland

A record crowd was on hand to see Appalachian State University baseball rally from a five-run deficit and beat visiting Oakland, 13-8, on Saturday afternoon at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. The second game of Saturday’s scheduled doubleheader was suspended due to rain with Appalachian leading,

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ASU Men's Tennis Falls Short at UNCG

Appalachian State University men's tennis fell to UNCG, 4-3, in Southern Conference action at UNCG Tennis Courts on Saturday. The Mountaineers (10-6, 4-2 SoCon) incur only their third loss in as many weeks, while UNCG (8-9, 5-2 SoCon) climbs to third place in the SoCon standings. In doubles,

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Tatai Leads Bobcats Over Barton

Marcelo Tatai (Sao Paulo, Brazil) rallied for a thrilling victory in a third-set tiebreaker to register the deciding point, and lead the Lees-McRae College men's tennis team to a 5-4 win over Barton College in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday afternoon. Lees-McRae's (2-10, 2-5 CC) tandem of Alexander Hayes (Mexico City, Mexico) and

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Apps Drops Twinbill to CofC

Appalachian State University softball dropped the first two games of the three-game series, 7-3, 6-0, to the College of Charleston on Saturday at Patriots Point Athletic Complex. The Mountaineers fell to 12-6 and 3-6 in Southern Conference play while the Cougars improved to 20-13 and 7-4 in league play. College of Charleston didn't

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ASU Holds 125-Play Scrimmage Saturday

Appalachian State University football wrapped up a 125-play scrimmage in front of a rather impressive crowd in an open practice on Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium. After surrendering two sacks to the defense on its opening drive, the Mountaineer offense seized control with touchdowns on

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Broncos Re-Sign Hunter

The rejuvenated Denver Broncos have re-signed defensive end Jason Hunter completing one of the team's offseason priorities. The Broncos completed their transaction Thursday. The seventh-year pro has played in 92 games for Green Bay, Detroit and Denver, accumulating 128 tackles, 11 sacks, one interception,

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Bears Down Florida Tech For First League Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Lacrosse Team (3-10, 1-6) picked up its first Deep South Conference victory of the season with a 17-9 win over Florida Tech (2-10, 0-7) Friday evening at Moretz Stadium. L-R freshman Ned Kaish (Atlanta, Ga.) finished with a match-high four goals while freshman Miles Britton (Wesley Chapel, Fla.)

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Newberry Downs Lenoir-Rhyne, 5-3

The Newberry Baseball Team (14-21, 8-11) opened a South Atlantic Conference weekend series with a 5-3 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne (9-28, 5-14) Friday evening at the Smith Road Complex. Newberry's Josh McElwee (Andrews, S.C.) went the distance on the mound en route to the win. McElwee improved to 4-1 on the season

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Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Tennis Falls To Lincoln Memorial, 9-0

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Tennis Team (2-10, 0-7) fell to Lincoln Memorial University (8-4, 2-3), 9-0, Friday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference match at the Lincoln Memorial Tennis Complex.L-R remains in Tennessee to face conference-rival Carson-Newman on Saturday in Jefferson City, Tenn.,

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Mount Olive Rallies Past Lees-McRae, 5-4

The Mount Olive College men's tennis team rallied from a 2-1 deficit after doubles play with four victories in singles action to edge Lees-McRae College in Conference Carolinas play on Friday afternoon. Lees-McRae's (1-10, 1-5 CC) tandem of Alexander Hayes (Mexico City, Mexico) and Skylar Warren (Asheville, N.C.)

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Bobcats Sweep Shock, 3-0

The Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team posted 12 service aces and a .406 hitting percentage en route to a straight-set sweep of Washington Adventist University on Friday afternoon in Williams Gymnasium. Lees-McRae (10-7) won the match by scores of 25-9, 25-15, and 25-11, holding Washington Adventist (2-5) to a -.179

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WHS Soccer Tames Tigers

The Watauga High women's soccer team bounced back from its disappointing loss at St. Stephens Tuesday night with a convincing 4-1 win against Fred T.Foard in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference game in Newton Friday night. The Pioneers didn't waste any time as they scored six minutes into the game. Kendyl Baird

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