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Baird Signs With King College

Well, it's not official just yet, but Watauga High senior Kendyl Baird will make it official Thursday morning at 9:15 a.m. in the WHS Media Center, when she signs her National Letter of Intent with King College, a Division II school in Bristol, TN, and a member of Conference Carolinas. Baird scored

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Cougars Dominate Pioneers

It's plain and simple, both the Watauga High men's and women's basketball teams didn't play very well Tuesday night. The end result, both teams dropped lopsided affairs on the road in Taylorsville. The WHS women

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LeGree Back With 49ers

Mark LeGree continues his nomad journey through the National Football League. LeGree, the three-time first-team All-America from St. Helena Island, S.C., was signed to a Reseve/Future contract by the

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Lees-McRae listed in NCAA statistics

Lees-McRae College junior DJ Brown (Anderson, S.C.) continues to rank among the national leaders in three-point field goal percentage, entering the week listed 15th in the NCAA Division II men's

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ASU Women Shut Down Catamounts

Appalachian State University women’s basketball used a stifling second-half defensive effort to pick up a 58-39 win over Southern Conference archrival Western Carolina on Monday night at the

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The Watauga County Middle School Basketball Tournaments officially tipped off MOnday night. And both the regular-season champions, Parkway for the girls and Hardin Park for the boys, advanced

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ASU Men Play Winthrop in BracketBuster Game

Appalachian State University men’s basketball will host Winthrop on Feb. 18 as part of the Sears BracketBusters event. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. The Mountaineers (9-11, 5-5 SoCon) are hosting their third BracketBuster game and are participating for the

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Speir, Catamounts Release 2012 Schedule

Mark Speir, who was named the new head football coach at Western Carolina University in December, has announced the Catamounts 2012 schedule. Speir makes his head-coaching debut on

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ASU Women's Tennis Splits Weekend Matches

Over the weekend, Appalachian State women's tennis traveled to Greenbrier Resort to a pair of neutral site matches against Liberty and James Madison. The Mountaineers began the weekend with a

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Bobcats edge Pioneers, 3-1

The Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team registered 13 blocks and eight service aces en route to a 3-1 win over Sacred Heart University on Sunday afternoon in non-conference play. Lees-McRae (2-3) recorded 39 kills and a .140 hitting percentage

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Quick Excels at Senior Bowl

Former Appalachian State University wide receiver Brian Quick (Columbia, S.C./Ridge View) capped a successful week by hauling in a pair of first-down receptions during Saturday’s Senior Bowl at

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WHS Indoor Track Finishes Strong

The Watauga High indoor track team closed out the regular season on a positive note Saturday at the JDL Fast Track Invitational in Winston-Salem. The Pioneers also produced three more state qualifiers in the process, raising the total to 15 qualifiers in 23 events. Darby Middlebrooks qualified in the 1,000-meter run as she finished

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Strickland, Johnson Win At Appalachian Open

Freshmen Zack Strickland (Muncy, Pa./Muncy) and Jesse Johnson (Lexington, N.C./Central Davidson) captured their first collegiate titles as Appalachian State University wrestling played host to the Second Annual Appalachian Open on Saturday in Varsity Gymnasium. In total, eight Mountaineers secured spots as place winners, having finished in the top four of their respective weights. Strickland upset top-seeded

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LMC closes out weekend at Niswonger Invitational

The Lees-McRae College women's track and field team closed out a strong performance at East Tennessee State University's Niswonger Invitational on Saturday, a day after Lesha Poindexter (Jetterville, Va.) set a new program record in the 60-meter dash. Genay Miller (Woodstock, Ga.) placed 28th in the

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Hawkins Hits Game Winner, Bears Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Team (10-9, 6-4) escaped with a 77-75 victory over Mars Hill (4-15, 2-8) Saturday in a South Atlantic Conference game at Stanford Arena.  L-R sophomore guard Bryce Hawkins (Charlotte, N.C.) hit the game-winning lay-up with eight seconds left. Bryce hit all

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Barton escapes Bobcats In OT, 74-71

Junior Daniel Sepokas (Illawong, Australia) knocked down a pair of clutch three-pointers late in regulation to propel the Lees-McRae College men's basketball team into overtime against Barton College on Saturday evening, as the Bulldogs went on to escape with a 74-71 Conference Carolinas win in the extra period. Barton (13-5, 5-3 CC) shot 38.4 percent from the floor for the

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Griewisch Wins 5,000 At Niswonger Invitational

Lenoir-Rhyne senior Kate Griewisch (Banner, Elk, N.C.) ran a 17:04 to finish first out of 53 runners in the women's 5,000-meter run at the Niswonger Indoor Track and Field Invitational at the Memorial Center on the campus of East Tennessee State University. Griewisch, a 2011 NCAA Division II All-American in

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ASU Grabs 17 Top-Six Finishers at ETSU

Appalachian State women’s track and field put together an impressive performance with 14 top-six finishes at the 34th annual Niswonger Invitational hosted by ETSU this weekend. On Friday, sophomore Shaquiela Robinson cleared 5-6 in the high jump to take the title while freshman Chelsea Farr

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Mountaineers Rout First-Place Elon

Omar Carter (Charlotte, N.C./Charleston Southern) and Jamaal Trice (Los Angeles, Calif./Midland College) scored 20 points each and Appalachian State University men’s basketball shot a blistering 76 percent from the floor in the second half to take an 81-66 win over division-leading Elon

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