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Wineberg Wins State Title

Josh Wineberg, who signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at Western Carolina University on February 1, closed out his high school career in a big way Saturday night. The Ashe County High senior

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Lions tame Bobcats, 14-9

The Lindenwood University men's lacrosse team outscored Lees-McRae College by an 8-4 margin over the final two quarters on Saturday afternoon to register a 14-9 win in non-conference play on the campus of Shorter University. Lindenwood (1-0) outshot Lees-McRae (1-5) by a 48-29 margin, including a

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Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Lacrosse Stuns Pfeiffer, 19-18

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Lacrosse Team (2-2) rallied from a seven-goal deficit to defeat Pfeiffer (1-1), 19-18, Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium. L-R sophomore Hayley Beattie (Lebanon, N.J.) led all scorers with five goals including four after halftime and the game-winner as the Bears

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Mountaineers Late Rally Falls Short

Appalachian State University softball's late rally falls short to South Carolina, 7-4, on Saturday afternoon at Beckham Field. The Mountaineers (4-5) were led by freshmen Caroline Rogers and Dani Heichen as well as senior Michelle Lighton who all recorded a pair of hits.  Lighton and Rogers each tallied

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Arrowood, Hyatt Blank No. 7 LSU, 1-0

Ryan Arrowood (Rutherfordton, N.C./R-S Central) and Nathan Hyatt (Brevard, N.C./Brevard) combined on a three-hit shutout and Daniel Kassouf’s (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) solo home run in the fourth inning proved to be the only scoring Appalachian State University baseball needed in a

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Elliott Takes Third At State Meet

Michael Elliott closed out his outstanding season with a third-place finish at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association State Wrestling Championships in the 132 pound weight division. Elliott (45-9), who lost to Billy Simmons of Trinity in the semfinals on Saturday, dominated his

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The North Carolina High School Athletic Association's regional basketball tournaments, will get underway on Tuesday as the state's prep teams continue the road toward the state championships. Sectional winners from the East will be going to Fayetteville for the second consecutive year. The games will be played

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Western Carolina Downs ASU

Despite shooting 52.9 percent from the field and owning a 39-30 advantage on the glass, Appalachian State University men’s basketball was unable to hold onto an early lead in an 83-75 setback at Western Carolina’s Ramsey Center on Saturday’s regular season finale. The Mountaineers finish the season

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Mountaineers Hang on at Samford

Appalachian State University women’s basketball kept itself in contention for a second-straight Southern Conference title with a 57-53 win over Samford on Saturday. The Mountaineers (23-4, 17-2 SoCon) used a stifling defensive effort and a balanced offensive attack to complete the

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Three NW3A/4A Teams Advance To Regionals

The Hickory High men's and women's basketball teams marched their way back to regional play Friday night. The Hickory women (28-1), who finished second in the state finals last year, defeated Waynesville-Tuscola 64-39 Friday night in the Class 3A Western Sectional championship game at Craft Gymnasium in Hickory. The Red Tornadoes, the No.1 seed in the West, will take on

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Wineberg In State Finals

Josh Wineberg of the Ashe County wrestling team marched his way to the Class 2A state championship match in the heavyweight division late Friday with a 4-3 overtime win against Kyle Eiss of Piedmont. Wineberg (44-1) takes on Josh White of East Davidson in the finals on Saturday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. White advanced as he won his semifinal match by pinfall. He pinned

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ASU Drops Series Opener to No. 7 LSU

LSU right-handers Kevin Gausman and Aaron Nola outdueled four Appalachian State University pitchers to lead the seventh-ranked Tigers to a 4-0 victory over visiting ASU on Friday evening at Alex Box Stadium. Appalachian (2-2) limited LSU (5-0) to single runs in the second, third, fourth and sixth innings but Gausman and Nola made the scarce scoring hold up for Bayou Bengals. The duo combined to surrender

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ASU Men's Track Fall Short Of SoCon Title

Appalachian State University men’s track and field fell to Western Carolina in one of the closest Southern Conference Indoor Championships in the 76-year history of the championship on Friday at the Birmingham CrossPlex. Western Carolina (155) topped the Mountaineers (154.5) by a half of a point for the closest championship since 1964 when VMI and West Virginia tied

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Whitaker, Bobcats hold off Valkyries, 72-67

Sophomore Paige Whitaker (Harrisburg, N.C.) led all scorers with 22 points, and Icey Patterson (Seneca, S.C.) added game-highs of six assists and six steals to lead the Lees-McRae College women's basketball team to a 72-67 win over Converse College in Conference Carolinas play on Friday night. With the win, Lees-McRae (9-15, 5-13 CC) clinches the fifth seed in the Conference Carolinas West Division and a spot in

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Hawks Dump Bobcats, 14-10

The Shorter University men's lacrosse team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 6-2 margin in the first quarter, and Matt Kristiansen paced the Hawks with six goals en route to a 14-10 victory on Friday night in non-conference action. Shorter (2-2) outshot Lees-McRae (1-4) by a 57-37 margin, including a 29-17 advantage in the first half, as the Bobcats held a 14-10 edge in face-off victories on the night. Shorter won the

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ASU Women’s Track Wins SoCon Title On Record Day

Appalachian State University women’s track and field won its second-straight Southern Conference Indoor Championship on Friday at the Birmingham CrossPlex. The Mountaineers tallied 157.16 points, followed by Western Carolina with 113 and Georgia Southern with 92.  Appalachian has now won ten titles since 2001 and 18 indoor championships all-time. Coach John Weaver took home

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Converse/LMC Match Moved To WHS

Saturday's scheduled Conference Carolinas women's lacrosse game between Converse College and Lees-McRae College has been moved to Watauga High School in Boone, N.C. due to poor field conditions,

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Kostis Still Alive At States

Friday turned out to be a tough day for the Watauga High wrestling team. On the second day of competition at the North Carolina State Wrestling Championships in Greensboro, two WHS wrestlers were eliminated, and one is flirting with the possibility of becoming the Pioneers' first place finisher in four years. Demetre Kostis (39-7) at 132 pounds, who won his first-round match at the state tournament with a 6-0 decision against Robert Council of Purnell Swett Thursdau night, is three wins away from a third-place finish.  Kostis, despite a 3-1 loss to

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ASU Men Wrap Regular Season at WCU

Appalachian State University men’s basketball takes on archrival Western Carolina in the regular season finale. Saturday's tipoff is slated for 2 p.m. at WCU's Ramsey Center. Heading into the season’s final day,

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