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Bears Voted Second In SAC Coaches Poll

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team was picked to finish second in the league standings this year as voted on by the South Atlantic Conference Coaches while eight players garnered 2014 All-SAC Preseason accolades.

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Passed Ball Doom 'Dads in 10th

A furious rally by the Hickory Crawdads came up short Monday night as the Kannapolis Intimidators prevailed 5-4 in ten innings at CMC-NorthEast Stadium. Trailing 4-3 in the top of the ninth, Ronald Guzman singled to start the inning. Travis Demeritte, who leads the South Atlantic League with 23 home runs, came on as a pinch

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Coaching Vacancy Available

Watauga Middle School football coach Mark Smith has announced he has one opening available on his coaching staff for the upcoming season. Smith is in the market for a running backs and linebackers coach. Coaches with experience, or if you've played football and have an interest in coaching, may apply for this position by calling coach

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Mazara Promoted to AA Frisco

The Texas Rangers announced today that Hickory Crawdads OF Nomar Mazara has been promoted to the AA Frisco RoughRiders, becoming the ninth 'Dad this season to move up in the Rangers organization.

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Demeritte Finalist for Bauman Award

Hickory Crawdads infielder Travis Demeritte currently leads the South Atlantic League with 23 home runs this season, and as a result is among the finalists for the Joe Bauman Home Run Award, presented by Musco Sports Lighting.

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ZAP Fitness To Offer Free Running Clinics

Coaches and athletes from Blowing Rock’s ZAP Fitness/Reebok Running Center will be again offering “Wednesday evening” instructional clinics in preparation for the 15th annual Stick Boy Mayview Madness 5k (and Blue Ridge Pediatric 1 Mile Fun Run) to be held Saturday September 20th. This longstanding local event benefits the

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Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday

Tuesday is one of the most anticipated days of the year for Appalachian State football fans, as single-game tickets for all six 2014 home games at Kidd Brewer Stadium go on sale at 9 a.m. ET.

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Fall Camp Report: Monday, Aug. 4

Appalachian State University football conducted another outstanding practice in perfect weather conditions on Monday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Like Sunday, Appalachian Full Story

 
Bumgarner Bounces Back....

Following one of his poorest efforts of the season (five earned runs on six hits and two walks in four innings and he struck out two in a 5-0 loss against the Pittsburgh Pirates last Monday), Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants turned in a masterpiece on Sunday.

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Gnats Squeak By 'Dads, 1-0

After they feasted on a ten-run explosion in game one of this four-game series on Thursday, the Hickory Crawdads got a strong dose of Savannah's (70-38 overall; 26-16, second half of the South Atlantic League season) league-leading pitching staff.

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Registration For Jr. Kids Club

The Appalachian State University Mountaineers Junoir Kids Club is preparing itself for a new season. And for a registration fee of just $30, Kid Club members will receive a membership pass, shirt, a special gift, free admission to one home football game, and all other App State athletic events. There are special invitations to monthly parties,

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Fall Camp Report: Sunday, Aug. 3

Appalachian State University football held the third practice of its 2014 fall camp on Sunday afternoon at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Perfect weather conditions (sunny with a light breeze and temperatures in the high 70s) and about 100 fans greeted the Mountaineers for their first full-squad practice of the season. For Friday and Saturday’s

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Fall Camp Report, August 2

Appalachian State University football held its annual Media Day on Saturday at the Sofield Family Indoor Practice Facility and Kidd Brewer Stadium. Head coach Scott Satterfield, defensive coordinator Nate Woody and co-offensive coordinators Dwayne Ledford and Frank Ponce addressed the media and you can listen to the replay

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Mountaineers Dismiss Wright

Appalachian State University football coach Scott Satterfield has dismissed linebacker Lee Wright from the team for a violation of team rules.

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Savannah Takes Two From 'Dads

A hot-hitting Hickory Crawdads offense was held in check Saturday night as the 'Dads were swept in a double-header against the Savannah Sand Gnats at Historic Grayson Stadium.

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Former Braves Broadcaster Passes Away

Pete Van Wieren, the longtime voice of the Atlanta Braves, passed away peacefully Saturday morning at the age of 69 after his long battle with cancer.

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Crawdads, Sand Gnats Rained Out

The Hickory Crawdads and Savannah were rained out Friday night. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Saturday, with the first 7-inning game scheduled for 5:05 p.m.

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App State Fall Camp Report, Aug. 1

After 16 months of anticipation, Appalachian State University football officially began preparations for its inaugural season in the Sun Belt Conference and NCAA Division I FBS when it held its first practice of the 2014 campaign on Friday afternoon Full Story

 
Coach-Mentor Program Established

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is initiating a new program that it hopes will be of great service to its member schools, especially to

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