files/0 (4).jpg
High Country News, Weather, and Bulletins

Todays ForecastToday:
52°F | 69°F | %
Tomorrows ForecastTomorrow:
50°F | 56°F | 80%
  Swap Shop Online
Home Sports Weather Classifieds Jobs Real Estate Autos

Huskies End Spartans Playoff Run

Left hander Brandon Gragilla of Cornelius-Hough (20-10) scattered six hits and struck out four as the Huskies upended South Caldwell 3-2 in the third-round of the Class 4A state playoffs Friday night in Sawmills. Gragilla held South Caldwell hitless over the last three innings of the game. Hough will now play Mallard Creek (19-8) in a Class 4A Western Regional semifinal

Full Story
Tourists Dump 'Dads, 6-2

The Asheville Tourists defeated the Hickory Crawdads, 6-2 Friday night at Historic McCormick Field. A two-run homer by Sam Mende in the third inning gave the Tourists (24-15) a 3-2 lead, and put them on top to stay. The Tourists pulled away from there as they handed the Crawdads (19-18) their fifth loss in a row.  Asheville padded its lead with a run in the seventh and

Full Story
Mountaineers Rally Late, Win SoCon Title

Trailing 4-0 in the top of the ninth inning, No. 24 Appalachian State University rallied for five runs and pulled off a stunning 5-4 victory over Western Carolina on Friday evening that clinched the Mountaineers’ first Southern Conference championship in 25 years. Appalachian’s heart-stopping win combined with second-place College of Charleston’s 10-8 loss at UNC

Full Story

Appalachian State, ranked 24th in the Baseball America Top 24 Poll, defeats Western Carolina, 5-4, to clinch its first Southern Conference championship since 1987. Appalachian trailed 4-0 going into ninth inning but scored five runs in top of ninth for come-from-behind win. ASU win plus College of Charleston's 10-8 loss at UNC Greensboro gives Mountaineers no less than

Full Story
Paul Signs With Calgary

Ameet Pall of Wofford College, the fifth pick overall in the Canadian Football League Draft, has signed with the Calgary Stampeders. Head coach and general manager John Hufnagel made the announcement Friday afternoon. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Pall was the pre-season Defensive Player of the Year in the Southern Conference last

Full Story
Griewisch Earns Track Athlete Of Year Honors

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Track and Field Team garnered several regional honors by the USTFCCCA for the 2012 outdoor season in NCAA Division II. USTFCCCA is the United States Track and Field & Cross Country Coaches Association. Lenoir-Rhyne senior Kate Griewisch (Banner Elk, N.C.) was named the women's track athlete of the year for

Full Story
Goodridge New LMC Women's Volleyball Coach

James Goodridge has been appointed the head women's volleyball coach at Lees-McRae College, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Friday. Goodridge will continue to serve as the head coach of the men's program, a post which he has held for the past two years.
"I'm excited about this opportunity with the women's program, and eager to get the team in the gym," said Goodridge. "Having been involved with the program for the last two years, I think that my familiarity with the program and

Full Story
Kassouf Named Howser Trophy Semifinalist

Appalachian State University designated hitter Daniel Kassouf (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) has been selected as one of 35 semifinalists for the 2012 Dick Hoswer Trophy, which is presented to college baseball’s top player by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA). One of the nation’s top power hitters, Kassouf came into the final weekend of

Full Story
Mountaineers Inks Burgess To Finalize Class

Appalachian State University head men’s basketball coach Jason Capel announced the signing of Chris Burgess (Lakeland, Fla./George Jenkins High School) to round out the Mountaineers’ incoming class for 2012-13.  A 5-8, 165-pound point guard, Burgess comes to the High Country following a stellar high school career, in which he earned all-state and all-county honors

Full Story
Catamounts Stave Off Mountaineers

Appalachian State University baseball roared back from a 5-0 deficit on Friday afternoon to take a 6-5 lead but Western Carolina scored three times in the bottom of the eighth inning to hand Appalachian an 8-6 defeat in a game suspended due to weather on Thursday evening. No. 24 Appalachian (37-13, 20-8 SoCon) trailed 5-0 when play was halted on in the top

Full Story

Associate/Assistant Athletics Director David Jackson of Appalachian State University has announced that AM 1450, WATA will carry the conclusion of Thursday night's suspended game between the Mountaineers and the Catamounts, and today's regularly-schedule contest beginning at 3:40 p.m.

Full Story
Spartans Aiming Sights On Sectional Crown

The South Caldwell High baseball team finds itself in a familiar position. The Spartans (24-2), the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference regular-season and tournament champions, take on Cornelius-Hough in the Class 4A sectional

Full Story
'Dads-Asheville Rained Out

Thursday's scheduled game between the Hickory Crawdads and the Asheville Tourists at Historic McCormick Field in Asheville has been postponed due to inclement weather and wet grounds. Thursday's game will be made up as part

Full Story
SoCon Announces Distinguished Service Award Winners

The Southern Conference announced Thursday the 12 recipients of the league's 2012 Distinguished Service Award. Each member institution selects an honoree based on that person's contribution to the institution. Each award winner will

Full Story
Appalachian-WCU Suspended in 7th Inning

Thursday's baseball game between No. 24 Appalachian State and Western Carolina was suspended due to rain and lightning with WCU leading, 5-0, in the top of the seventh inning. When play was halted for the second time,

Full Story
Golf, Track All-NW3A/4A Teams Released

The all-conference teams have been announced in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference for men's golf, men's and women's track. The WHS track teams (they were both conference champions) produced 23 all-conference selections. The women's team had 13, the men had ten. Darby Middlebrook was named the Runner of the Year in women's track; Randy

Full Story
Mountaineers Finalize NCAA East Preliminary Lineup

Appalachian State University men's track and field finalized its list of athletes who will compete in the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Jacksonville, Fla. next week, May 24-26. The Mountaineers, who wrapped up their third-straight SoCon Outdoor Championship last month, will send a total of 12 competitors to the Sunshine State in an attempt to lock down

Full Story
Watauga Junior American Legion Releases 2012 Schedule

The Watauga Junior American Legion team will officially begin its season on Thursday, May 24 at home against McDowell in a double-header. Watauga plays at McDowell the following night. And unlike last year, Watauga will field only one team this season. Last year, Watauga fielded an "A" team, made up of high school players, and a "B" team, made up of

Full Story
Bumgarner Drops Second Straight

Life is like a pendulum. One day, you're living the high life, and the next, everything turns upside down. Well, Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants is feeling the affects in his last two starts. The left hander, who recently signed a five-year extention for a guaranteed $35 million dollars, was one of the hottest pitchers in the National League. He was riding

Full Story
<< Start < Prev 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 Next > End >>

Page 470 of 651