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Bobcats Edge Bears In Season Finale

The Lees-McRae College men's tennis team took two of three matches in doubles play, and registered three wins in singles action en route to a 5-4 victory over visiting Lenoir-Rhyne University on Monday afternoon

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Lees-McRae To Host Conference Carolinas Championships This Weekend

Lees-McRae College is set to host the Conference Carolinas men's and women's track and field championships for the fourth consecutive year on Friday and Saturday, and this weekend's event promises to be perhaps

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Pioneers Move Up Game Time

Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee has announced that Tuesday's scheduled varsity game between the Pioneers and Alexander Central will be moved up to a 4:30 p.m. start because of the threat of rain. The forecast for Taylorsville is calling for cloudy skies a 30% chance of rain with a high of

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WHS To Host Hoops Camp

Watauga High women's basketball coach Klay Anderson has announced that he will be hosting a summer kid's camp for girls basketball. The Lady Pioneer Basketball Skills Camp is for rising 3rd-9th grade girls; the

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Apps Add Cooper to 2012-13 Recruiting Class

Appalachian State University women’s basketball head coach Darcie Vincent announced the addition of Keke Cooper (Moore, S.C./Dorman) to the team’s 2012-13 recruiting class. The signing, which was

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Watauga Storm 7th Grade Girls Finish Second

The Watauga Storm 7th grade girls team turned in a second-place finish this past weekend at the Spring Jamfest in Elizabethton, TN.  During pool play the Storm defeated the LKSA Knights, 31-19 before they lost

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'Dads Clipped By Tourists, 9-6

Hickory 2B Rougned Odor belted a two-run bomb in the bottom of the ninth, but the Hickory Crawdads fell short, 9-6, against the Asheville Tourists, before 1,131 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Sunday evening. The Tourists (7-4) jumped on losing pitcher Will Lamb (0-1) with three runs

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Mountaineers' Rally Falls Just Short

Appalachian State University baseball nearly battled all the way back from a late five-run deficit but a bit of bad luck in the first inning proved to be the difference in the Mountaineers' 7-6 loss at Georgia Southern on Sunday afternoon at J.I. Clements Stadium. With the setback, No. 27

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Mountaineers Nip Elon In 11 Innings

Appalachian State University softball avoided the sweep in an 11 inning, 4-3, victory over Elon on Sunday at East Field. The Mountaineers (17-19, 7-9 SoCon) out hits the Phoenix (19-14, 8-7 SoCon) 13-8 and ASU were able to prevail after leaving 14 runners on base. Freshman Riley Carter pitched

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Falcons Edge Bobcats In Four Sets

The top-seeded Pfeiffer University men's volleyball team won the first two sets, and held on for a hard-fought 3-1 victory over fourth-seeded Lees-McRae College on Sunday afternoon in the quarterfinal round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament. Pfeiffer (20-6) won the match by scores

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Trojans Hold Off Bobcats In DH Sweep

The Mount Olive College softball team scored 13 runs on 19 hits en route to a doubleheader sweep of Lees-McRae College on Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas play, answering a late rally in game one and holding off a seventh-inning surge by the Bobcats in the nightcap. Mount Olive

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WHS Women Spice Up Taco Bell Invite

Watauga High women's track coach Randy McDonough must be smiling from ear to ear following his team's performance Saturday at the Taco Bell Invitational in Columbia, S.C. The Pioneers posted five top-ten finishes and finished tenth in a very competitive field with 20 points. More importantly, they finished ahead of Class 4A rivals,

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Pioneers Struggle Saturday In DH Loss

The Watauga High softball team  dropped a pair of games on Saturday in Winston-Salem following the Easter hoilday break. The Pioneers (7-8) lost to Pfafftown-Reagan 8-3 in the first game; they dropped a 14-1 decision to Central Cabarrus in the second game. Micahala McCune suffered the loss in game one. She went three innings

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ASU Commits Four Errors, Falls 13-3

Georgia Southern took advantage of four Appalachian State University baseball errors and evened the teams' three-game Southern Conference series with a 13-3 win on Saturday evening at J.I. Clements Stadium. Despite the setback, 27th-ranked Appalachian (25-8, 10-4 SoCon) maintained its grip on first place in the

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Williams belts two bombs, but Tourists top 'Dads

Hickory LF Jeremy Williams belted a pair of home runs, but the Asheville Tourists topped the Hickory Crawdads, 11-3, before 2,833 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Saturday evening. Williams jump-started the Crawdads (6-4) with a two-run homer in the bottom of the first against winning pitcher Ben Alsup of the Tourists for an early

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L-R Baseball Ends Season With DH Loss To Tusculum

The third-ranked Tusculum Baseball Team (39-7, 24-3) swept a doubleheader from Lenoir-Rhyne (12-37, 8-19), 16-3 and 6-1, Saturday afternoon in the Bears' regular season finale at Pioneer Park. In addition, the Pioneers win the 2012 SAC Regular Season Championship. In the opener, the Pioneers' Cade Stallings

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Bears Softball Wins It Third Straight SAC Championship

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (42-11, 14-4) closed out the regular season with a dominating sweep of Lincoln Memorial (18-28, 6-11), 13-0 and 7-0, Saturday afternoon at Bears Field to win the 2012 South Atlantic Conference Championship on Senior Day.  The Bears, ranked No. 19 in NCAA Division II, win their third consecutive

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Mountaineers Drop Doubleheader To Elon

Appalachian State University softball dropped both games of Saturday's doubleheader to Elon 8-0, 7-4, at East Field.
The Mountaineers (16-19, 6-9 SoCon) were out hit by the Phoenix (19-13, 8-6 SoCon) 5-2 in the first game and 11-10 in the nightcap. Elon wasted no time to get on the scoreboard when leadoff hitter

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Abbey Sweeps Bobcats On Senior Day

The Belmont Abbey College softball team launched three home runs and held Lees-McRae College to one run on six hits en route to a doubleheader sweep on Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas play at the Bobcat Softball Field.
Belmont Abbey (13-33, 6-14 CC) won game one by a tally of 4-0, while

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