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Patriots Appeal Denied

The Freedom High football team will be staying home during the state playoffs this season.
The Patriots, who had five players ejected for fighting during last Friday night's game against Chase, we notified by the North Carolina

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Pioneers-Huskies Tip At 2 P.M. Saturday

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that Saturday's Class 4A Sectional championship game between the Pioneers and Hough will tip-off officially at 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon at Lentz-Eggers Gym.
The Pioneers (21-7), are

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Bobcats Land Three On Conference Carolinas All-Academic Team

Three members of the Lees-McRae College women's cross country team have been named to the all-Conference Carolinas Academic team, announced league officials Thursday.
Lindsey Bush (Catawba, N.C.), Crystal Fischer (Greer, S.C.), and Erica Zaveta (Erwinna, Pa.) were named to the conference's all-academic team for the first time

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Pioneers Advance To Sectional Finals--AGAIN!

It's come down to a three-game season.
The Watauga High volleyball team, searching for its first state title in school history, is just three wins away from that ultimate goal. WHS (21-7), riding a seven-game winning streak, defeated Lake Norman in a three-game sweep: 25-13, 25-22, 25-21 in the Class 4A sectional semifinals at Lentz-Eggers Gym. The win also avenged a sectional-championship game loss


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Mocs Favored To Win SoCon Title

The Southern Conference coaches have voted Chattanooga as the pre-season favorite to win the league wrestling title this season.
The Mocs have won seven consecutive

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SoCon Media Predicts Second-Place Finish

Appalachian State University men’s basketball has been predicted to finish second in the Southern Conference North Division by the league’s media, the SoCon announced on Thursday. One day after the release of the coaches’ poll, the league’s media

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ASU Women Tabbed Second In SoCon Preseason Poll

Appalachian State women's basketball was picked to finish second in the Southern Conference by the league's coaches, the SoCon announced on Thursday.
The Mountaineers, who ripped

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ASU Women’s Tennis Schedule Announced

Appalachian State women’s tennis coach Colin Crothers announced his 2012 competition schedule on Thursday. The slate features 23 matches include 11 home competitions.
The Apps begin competition in January

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Pioneers Clinch Second Place

The Watauga High boys soccer team nailed down second place in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Wednesday night at Jack Groce Stadium.
The Pioneers (15-4-1 overall; 8-3-1 NW3A/4A) knocked off St. Stephens 3-0 in the regular-season finale. Zach Helms led the way with the hat-trick and his

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LRU Men's Earns 1-1 Tie

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's Soccer Team (7-8-2, 3-4-1) battled Catawba College (7-8-2, 2-4-2) to a 1-1 tie Wednesday night in a South Atlantic Conference match at Frock Field.
The match was scoreless until the 78:45 mark of the match when freshman midfielder Zach Carles (Leesport, Pa.) scored his third goal of the season after

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Stuart Scores Twice In 8-3 Loss

A pair of goals from freshman Jessi Stuart isn't enough as Appalachian State University field hockey fell to Davidson, 8-3, Wednesday night at Belk Turf Field in Davidson.
The Mountaineers (2-15, 1-4 NorPac) jumped out to a quick lead when senior Hannah Martin scored her first goal of the season off a penalty corner at the 1:09 mark, and was assisted by senior Lauren Kloeppinger and senior Kelly Allaband.  Davidson (9-7, 3-2 NorPac)

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ASU Women’s Soccer Ends Season at Western Carolina

Hoping to end the season on a high note, Appalachian State women’s soccer (6-11-2, 2-7-2 SoCon) was dismissed by a 1-0 loss to Southern Conference opponent Western Carolina (9-9-1, 4-7 SoCon) at Catamount Athletic Complex on Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, The Citadel

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Bobcats Ranked Eighth In NCAA Southeast Region Poll

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team is ranked eighth in the first edition of the NCAA Division II women's volleyball Southeast Region Poll, announced NCAA officials Wednesday.
Lees-McRae (20-8, 14-0 Conference Carolinas) has won 18 of its last 20 matches, opening league play with 14 straight

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LRU Women's Soccer Nationally, Regionally Ranked

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Soccer Team has risen in both the national and regional polls this week.
In the NSCAA NCAA Division II Top 25 Poll, the Bears have moved up one spot to fifth nationally.  The No. 5 ranking is the

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Wood Tee Time Announced

Watauga High sophomore Savannah Wood will officially tee off at 8:30 a.m. Monday on the tenth hole at the Pinehurst Country Club #6 course.
Wood, making her second appearance at the Class 4A Girls State Championship Tournament,

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Zap Fitness Produces Six Olympic Qualifiers

Zap Fitness in Blowing Rock will have six qualifiers competing at the Olympic Trials in Houston, TX., on January 14.
There are four men and two women competing for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Team. Joe Driscoll, who has been with Zap Fitness

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Bobcats Ranked 8th In NCAA Southeast Region Poll

The Lees-McRae College women's soccer team is ranked eighth in this week's NCAA Division II Southeast Region Poll after capturing the program's first Conference Carolinas regular season championship, announced NCAA officials Wednesday.
Lees-McRae (12-3-1, 11-1 CC) rebounded

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Sectional Championship Game Tips At 6 P.M.

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that Thursday's Class 4A Sectional championship volleyball match will officially tip-off at 6 p.m.
The Pioneers, who have been to the sectional finals nine consecutive times dating back to 2003 with two regional appearances (2003 and 2008),

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Jackson Works Out With Jets

Former Appalachian State University football player Dexter Jackson tried out for the New York Jets on Tuesday.
Jackson, who played

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