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UPDATED;Pioneers Host Mooresville Wednesday At 6 P.M.

The Watauga High boys soccer team will open the Class 4A state playoffs at home Wednesday night. And the Pioneers (15-5-1) will entertain Mooresville (8-9-3), a wild card team from the I-Meck Conference. The Pioneers are the No.2 seedoverall and the No.1 seed from the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference. Full Story

Breitenstein, Blair Earn Player Of Week Honors

The Southern Conference named its football players of the week today for the games played Saturday, October 29. Wofford's Eric Breitenstein was named Offensive Player of the Week while Furman's Full Story

Werner Tops Podium At Nationals

Kerry Werner (Birdsboro, Pa.) and Bradford Perley (Kennebunkport, Maine) grabbed the top two spots in the men's Division I individual omnium standings to lead the Lees-McRae College cycling team to a fourth-place performance at the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships on Sunday afternoon.
Fort Lewis College took the team omnium title with


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Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Soccer Ties Tusculum, 1-1, In Home Finale

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's Soccer Team (7-8-3, 3-4-2) tied Tusculum College (7-7-3, 6-1-2), 1-1, Sunday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference match on Senior Day in the Bears' home finale at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex.
L-R got on the board just 11:38 into the match when

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Appalachian Cruises Past Elon

Appalachian State volleyball pushed its home winning streak to nine matches with a 3-0 sweep of SoCon North foe Elon on Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Holmes Center.
The Mountaineers (18-8, 10-2) stayed tied with Samford atop the SoCon North by picking up a win over the Phoenix (16-12, 4-8),

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On Homecoming, the Wofford College football team defeated Elon 48-28 on Saturday afternoon at Gibbs Stadium. The Terriers ran for 465 yards and six touchdowns in the contest,


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Bobcats Slay Knights In Straight Sets

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team clinched at least a share of its 13th Conference Carolinas regular season championship on Saturday afternoon in conference play, sweeping St. Andrews University in straight sets.
Lees-McRae (22-8, 16-0 CC) won the match by scores of 25-16, 25-9, and 25-7, holding St. Andrews (2-28, 0-15 CC) to a .013 hitting percentage whille

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Wildcats Blank ASU, 3-0

After a three-goal effort by the Wildcats, Appalachian State men’s soccer (8-4-4, 3-2-2 SoCon) was defeated by Davidson (8-7-2, 3-2-1 SoCon) in the Apps’ Southern Conference finale on Saturday.
With the loss, the Mountaineers drop to fourth in the SoCon standings and await the result of the Wildcat’s game against College of Charleston on Tuesday. A win or tie by

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ASU Upends No. 1 Georgia Southern

Brian Quick (Columbia, S.C./Ridge View) scored the go-ahead touchdown on an acrobatic 15-yard catch with 9:24 to go and Appalachian State University’s defense made the lead stand up in the Mountaineers’ 24-17 win over No. 1 Georgia Southern on Saturday afternoon at jam-packed Kidd Brewer Stadium. ("The Catch" shot by Tom Lanier) Full Story

Bears Too Much For Wingate, 52-28

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Football Team (5-3, 4-1) stayed in the thick of the South Atlantic Conference race with a 52-28 win over Wingate University (5-4, 4-2) Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium.
Redshirt freshman fullback Isaiah Whitaker (Salisbury, N.C.) led the way for the Bears with a

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Middlebrook Captures Regional Crown

Watauga High junior Darby Middlebrook defended her regional championship Saturday at McAlpine Park in Charlotte.
Middlebrook, who won the Class 4A state championship last year, burned up the course by completing the 5K race in 17:35. She bested the field by 20 seconds. Sydney Foreman of Ardrey Kell finished second in 17:55. Ardrey Kell won the team championship besting the

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ASU Women's Tennis Wraps Fall at UNCW Invite

Junior Kim-Lea Dinh (Maisons-Alfort, France / Lycee Eugene Delacroix) picked up a pair of wins on the weekend, as Appalachian State women’s tennis competed in the UNC Wilmington Halloween Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
The tournament concluded ASU’s fall

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UPDATED: Pioneers Host Cougars Friday


The Watauga High football team, making its fifth appearance in thestate playoffs in the last six years, will open post-season play at home Friday night. The Pioneers (6-5) will host Alexander Central at Jack Groce Stadium. The Pioneers are seeded seventh in teh West and third in the Western pod; Alexander Central is sixth in the Western pod and 13th in the West Regional.

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UPDATED: Pioneers Advance To Regional Finals

 For the first time since 2000 and for only the fourth time in school history, the Watauga High volleyball team has marched its way to the Class 4A Western Regional championship game.
And the Pioneers (22-7), who have won eight in a row, will host the title game against Providence Tuesday night at Lentz-Eggers Gym. Providence (26-2 and the No.1 seed from the Southwestern 4A Conference) defeated Northwest Guilford 3-0 Saturday night.
It's the first time the Pioneers have hosted a

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UNCG Men, Women Win 2011 SoCon Titles

The UNCG men and women won the team titles in the 2011 Southern Conference Cross Country Championship at the Trophy Lakes course in Charleston, S.C. on Saturday.
UNCG’s Paul Chelimo led from the start of the race as he claimed the individual men’s title on the 8K course, finishing in a time of 23:11.56. Chelimo Full Story

ASU Women Top Lions, 83-62

Courtney Freeman led all players with 16 points as six Mountaineer's scored in double-digits in Appalachian State women's basketball's 83-62 win over Mars Hill in an exhibition on Saturday, Oct. 29 inside the Holmes Center.


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Pioneers Fall In Season Finale

It was an impressive start, but it turned into a struggle, and that struggle led to a disappoining finish.
That sentence pretty much summed up Friday night's season ending loss for the Watauga High football team. The Pioneers (6-5 overall; 4-2 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference), who had an outside chance of possibly hosting their first state playoff game in four years,


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Huskies Finish Strong

The Ashe County football team closed out the season with a convincing victory Friday night on Senior Night.
The Huskies (6-5 overall; 5-3 Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference) blasted East Wilkes 35-6 at Huskies Stadium and produced their first winning season since 2008. Sam Gammons threw

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Mountaineers Down Vikings

Alex Villanueva threw for 184 yards and a touchdown, but Mitchell defeated Avery 27-17 in a Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference game Friday night in Bakersville.
With the win, the Mountaineers (10-1 overall; 6-1 WHC)


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