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Martin, Bulldogs Blank Catamounts

Josh Martin tossed seven scoreless innings and Austin Allison led the way at the plate with three runs batted in as No.4 seed Samford defeated No.5 seed Western Carolina, 7-0, in the final game of day one at the 2012 Southern

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Arrowood Sets School Record In Wins

Senior pitcher Ryan Arrowood (Rutherfordton, N.C./R-S Central) became Appalachian State University’s all-time wins leader in the top-seeded Mountaineers’ 7-5 victory over No. 8-seed Furman in the opening round of

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All Conference Teams Announced In Soffball, Soccer

The Northwestern 3A/4A Conference released its final all-conference teams for the 2011-12 season on Wednesday. The Watauga High women's soccer team had four all-NW3A/4A selections, Kendyl Baird, Skylar Hicks, Emily Haas and Hannah Younger; the softball team had three selections, Taylor Drummonds, Riley Pudney and Kim Robinson.
In soccer, St. Stephens, which won the regular-season title and made it to the Class 3A western finals, had a

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Bobcats Win Conference Carolinas Sportsmanship Award

Lees-McRae College is the recipient of the second annual Conference Carolinas Team Sportsmanship Award for the sport of softball, announced league officials Wednesday. The award, which was introduced prior to the 2010 fall season, recognizes one conference team from each sport that demonstrates the best sportsmanship, as voted on by member coaches

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Dever Named Conference Carolinas Scholar Athlete of Year

Lees-McRae College junior Kevin Dever (Leesburg, N.J.) has been named the Conference Carolinas Men's Track and Field Scholar Athlete of the Year, announced league officials Wednesday. Dever enjoyed a tremendous junior season with the Bobcats, capping the year winning the pole vault at the Conference Carolinas Championships. His finals jump of 4.40

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Hickory, Kannapolis Earn Another Split

For the second day in a row, the Hickory Crawdads and the Kannapolis Intimidators split a doubleheader.  The Intimidators took game one, 7-6, which featured two rain delays, before the 'Dads cruised to the 4-2 win in game two

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Pirates Get Their Revenge

Any thoughts head coach Monte Sherrill and the Alexander Central High softball team might have had concerning a state championship went up in smoke Tuesday night. The defending state champions had their hopes squashed by Porter

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Callaway Named One of Nation’s Top 25 Shortstops

Appalachian State University junior Will Callaway (Greenville, S.C./Eastside) is one of 25 shortstops nationwide that remains in contention for the 2012 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award, the College Baseball Hall of

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ASU Women’s Soccer Announces 2012 Schedule

Appalachian State University women’s soccer will play nine home matches during the upcoming 2012 season, head coach Sarah Strickland announced on Tuesday. The Mountaineers will play two exhibition matches in preparation for the

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Arrowood Tabbed as Pitcher of Year

College of Charleston center fielder Marty Gantt has been voted as the Player of the Year by the Southern Conference Sports Media Association while Appalachian State right-hander Ryan Arrowood has earned Pitcher of the Year accolades to highlight the awards. Full Story

Crawdads, Intimidators Split Monday's TWinbill

The Hickory Crawdads and the Kannapolis Intimidators earned a split on Monday at L.P. Frans Stadium. The Crawdads won the opener 5-1 in seven innings, but Kannapolis won the second game, 4-1. The second game was called after

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Pollard Named SoCon Coach Of Year

Head coach Chris Pollard was tabbed as the Southern Conference Coach of the Year, six Appalachian State University players received all-conference accolades and two garnered all-freshman recognition in the 2012 SoCon postseason baseball awards as voted on by the league’s coaches on Monday. Full Story

Cashion Named First-Team All-Mideast Region

Appalachian State University outfielder Allie Cashion was named first-team All-Mideast region by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) on Monday.  The junior from Waxhaw, N.C. became the first Mountaineer to garner all-region since Katie Boyd earned the honor in 2009.  Cashion earned her second-straight first-team all-confernce honor earlier this month by

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ASU Partners with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions

Appalachian State University has become the latest school to partner with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions to increase attendance and revenues generated from athletic events as well as choice and convenience when fans purchase tickets. The school will be serviced from the IMG Learfield Ticket Full Story

ASU No.1 Seed In SoCon Tournament

Regular season champions Appalachian State and College of Charleston have earned the top two seeds at the 2012 Southern Conference Baseball Championship, as the tournament bracket was set following the completion of regular season play on Saturday. By virtue of its series win over the Charleston in April,

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Proffitt, Greene Earn Top Honors

Watauga High seniors Ethan Greene and Matt Proffitt were named the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Pitcher and Player of the Year, respectively. Greene, who was 7-3 with two saves and a 2.09 earned-run-average,

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Tourists Complete Series Sweep

The Asheville Tourists won the series finale against the Hickory Crawdads, 6-1, completing the four-game sweep at Historic McCormick Field on Sunday afternoon. The Tourists (27-15) didn't waste any time taking the lead with a

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Indians Advance To Final Four

The St. Stephens High women's soccer team marched its way to the Class 3A Western Regional Saturday night by knocking off Hickory 3-0 at home.  The Lady Indians (22-1-2) scored all of their goals in the second half; Macy Franklin, Lauren Brooks and Kalyn Meosky tallied for Saint. Franklin's goal in the 51st minute of the second half proved to be the game

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Crawdads Drop Two On Saturday

The Asheville Tourists took a double header against the Hickory Crawdads on Saturday at McCormick Field in Asheville. The Tourists (26-15) won the opener 8-7 and they took the second game, 10-6. The double-dip loss also drops Hickory (19-20) a game under .500, and the Crawdads have lost seven in row. In the opener, the Tourists wiped an early 2-0 deficit. A two-

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