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Free Throws Ice 84-72 Win Against Catamounts

Nursing a seven-point lead in the final four minutes of the game, Appalachian State University men’s basketball went to the line 16 times and sank all 16 free throws to ice an 84-72 win against Western Carolina in front of a season-high 3,476 fans at the

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Winning Streak Over At 14 Games

What a run by the Ashe County High men's basketball team.
The Huskies (14-2 overall; 9-1 Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference) rattled off 14 consecutive wins after an opening-day loss to East Surry (way back on November 22). But that unblemished streak was halted Friday night by Starmount. The Rams, led by

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Poulos, Sturgill Save Pioneers

When your best player has an off night, it's up to the other guys to pick up the slack.
Well, that's exactly what happened Friday night. Jake Pifer was kept in check, but Ethan Poulos and Tyler Sturgill both stepped up big as the Watauga High men's basketball team knocked off Fred T. Foard 51-44 at Jerry Copas Gymnasium in Newton, NC. The win moves WHS (8-9 overall; 4-3 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) a game over

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LMC To Host Coaches vs. Cancer Tuesday Night

The Lees-McRae basketball programs are hosting "Coaches vs. Cancer" on January 24, 2012 in Williams Gymnasium to raise awareness for the American Cancer Society. During the night, coaches Scott Polsgrove and Sebastian Wild and their coaching staffs will wear sneakers with their suits as a part

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Quick Selected To Play in Senior Bowl

Former Appalachian State University football wide receiver Brian Quick (Columbia, S.C./Ridge View) has been selected to participate in next week’s prestigious Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., organizers announced on Friday. The Senior Bowl is college football’s premier all-star game

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ASU Wrestling Survives The Citadel, 21-19

Though the Mountaineers split the evening’s ten bouts, Appalachian State University wrestling held on for a 21-19 victory against Southern Conference opponent The Citadel on Friday at McAlister Field House. With the win, the Mountaineers (9-3, 3-0 SoCon) remain undefeated in SoCon

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Broaden Named Track Athlete Of Week

Appalachian State University men’s track and field Stanley Broaden earned Southern Conference Men’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week for

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WHS Grapplers Fall At Hibriten

The Watauga High wrestling team dropped a 52-19 decision at Hibriten in Lenior, NC, Wednesday night.
The match was rescheduled after it was snowed out

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Thornton Has Record Day At ASU

Freshman Meagan Thornton (Millville, N.J.) established a new school record in the 400-meter dash to lead the Lees-McRae College women's track and field team to a strong performance at the

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ASU Women Grab 11 Top-Two Finishers At App Open

Appalachian State University women’s track and field solid performance earned them 11 top-two finishers at the Appalachian Split Open Meet Thursday night to help prepare the squad for the 30-plus team meet next week at ETSU.
The Mountaineers' sprinters performed very well with

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Rearden Earns More All-America Honors

Lenoir-Rhyne's Chandler Rearden has been named to the 2011 All-American Second Team. Rearden, a senior offensive lineman from Greenwood, S.C., garnered his fourth All-American accolade for the year.
Rearden has also been selected to the

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Wofford Guns Down ASU, 73-61

Behind a season-high 20 points from Andre Williamson (Dayton, Ohio/Prince George), Appalachian State University men’s basketball rallied from a seven-point deficit to take a lead early in the second half before

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Coaching Changes Continue At ASU

The Appalachian State University football team lost two more football coaches Thursday afternoon. The school has announced that offensive line coach Bob McClain and running backs coach Chris Moore have left to pursue other professional opportunities, efffective immediately. Full Story

Pioneers Win Ugly, But They Win!

It wasn't pretty, but when you're struggling like the Watauga High men's basketball is these days, head coach Rob Sanders will take a win any way he can get it.
And the Pioneers (7-9 overall; 3-3 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) rewarded their coach Wednesday night with a hard-fought

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Apps Stave of Late Rally at Wofford

Appalachian State University women’s basketball hung on late for a thrilling 59-58 win over Southern Conference foe Wofford on Wednesday at Benjamin Johnson Arena.
The Mountaineers (12-3, 6-1 SoCon) led by as many as 14 points in the contest, but were forced to make several defensive stands in

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Bobcats hold off Crusaders, 63-61

The Lees-McRae College men's basketball team held on for a 63-61 win over North Greenville University on Wednesday evening in Conference Carolinas play, surviving a late rally attempt by the Crusaders in Hayes Gymnasium.
North Greenville (8-6, 3-4 CC) won nearly every battle except

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Bears Win Fourth Straight

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Team (8-8, 4-3) won its fourth consecutive game, 61-58, over Catawba (4-11, 1-6) Wednesday evening in a South Atlantic Conference contest at Goodman Gymnasium.
Senior forward D.J. Blackmon (Albemarle, N.C.) and sophomore forward

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ASU Baseball 2012 Season Tickets On Sale Now

2012 Appalachian State University baseball season tickets are on sale now. A reserved, chairback seat for all 29 games slated to be played at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium this spring costs just $50 for adults, $40 for ASU faculty/staff and $30 for youth (ages 3-12).
Highlighting the Mountaineers’ 29-game home schedule are a

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Watauga Storm 14u Boys Win Again

The Watauga Storm 14-and-under boys basketball team pulled off its second tournament win in as many weeks last weekend. The Storm captured the West Wilkes Whirlies Backboard Breaking Bash last Saturday, January 14 at

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