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Spartans Eliminate Pioneers

The Watauga High softball team suffered a disappointing loss Tuesday at the Sports Complex in the opening-round of the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Tournament. The Pioneers, the No.4 seed, were victimized by South Caldwell, the No.5 seed, 7-4. Rebecca Kale's two-run homer in the

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Pioneers Rally Late Against Fred T. Foard

The Watauga High baseball team survived a huge scare Tuesday night as the Pioneers knocked off Fred T. Foard 8-7 in eight innings in the opening round of the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Tournament at Watauga-High Field. Matt Proffitt, the third pitcher utilizied by WHS coach Pete Hardee,

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Hickory Staves Off Hibriten For NW3A/4A Title

The Hibriten High men's golf team made a gallant charge at the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference championship in the regular-seaosn finale Monday afternoon. The Panthers, who began the day trailing Hickory by 16 shots for first place, fired a team-score of 309 on their home course, besting the field by

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'Dads Top 'Dogs For Series Win

A six-run uprising in the bottom of the sixth inning on Monday wiped out a 2-0 deficiti and lifted the Hickory Crawdads to a 6-4 win in the rubber game of a three game series with the Charleston RiverDogs. Losing pitcher Bryan Mitchell

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Mountaineers Move Back Into National Rankings

For the fourth time this season, Appalachian State University is ranked in one of college baseball’s major national polls, as the Mountaineers come in at No. 28 in this week’s National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) rankings. Appalachian (32-9, 16-5 SoCon) climbed back into the rankings after

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Curry Expected Back in 3-4 Months

Former All-America Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors had successful surgery done on his troublesome right ankle on April 25. The ankle kept Curry in and out of the line up all season. According to doctors, Curry should be back at full strength in three to four months. He only played in 26 games last

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ASU-ETSU Baseball Moved to Wednesday

Appalachian State University Associate Athletics Director David Jackson has announced that Tuesday's scheduled game between the Mountaineers (32-9) and East Tennessee State has been moved to Wednesday night in

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Bears Softball Earns Seventh Straight NCAA Berth

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team punched its ticket to the 2012 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Tournament and will play on the campus of Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Ga. Lenoir-Rhyne (46-11), the third

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Bumgarner Wins Another One

Chalk up another one for Madison Bumganer. The left hander from Hickory has won four straight decisions, and he's been a little more impressive each time out. Bumgarner (4-1), who owns a third of San Francisco's wins (the Giants are 12-10), went 7 2/3 innings on Sunday afternoon as the Giants defeated Full Story

WHS Track Wraps Up Regular Season Saturday

The Watauga High men's and women's track teams wrapped up the regular season by posting a pair of second-place finishes at the High Country Invitational at Jack Groce Stadium Saturday afternoon. Both the men's and women's teams won five events apiece. The WHS women won the 4x800-meter relay (10:04,39) and the 4x400 relay (4:12.86). Taylor Drummonds won teh 100-meter low Full Story

Deglin, Grayson Backbone Crawdads Over Charleston

The Hickory Crawdads scored in every inning from the third through the eighth en route to the 12-3 blowout win against the Charleston RiverDogs, before 1,242 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Sunday evening. chris Grayson and Kellin Deglin paced the offense with a home run and two runs-batted-in apiece. The

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Mountaineers Give One Away in Season Finale

Appalachian State University softball dropped the rubber match versus Samford, 5-4, on Sunday at Bulldog Field in its regular season finale. The Bulldogs (13-37, 6-15 SoCon) earned their first series win over the Mountaineers (21-23, 9-13 SoCon) and are now 5-9 all-time against ASU. Both teams were

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Marcello, Nunn Blank Wofford

Appalachian State University baseball finished off a three-game sweep of Southern Conference rival Wofford with a 6-0 win on Sunday at Russell C. King Field at Switzer Stadium. The Mountaineers (32-9, 16-5 SoCon) picked up their 13th-straight victory against the Terriers (17-26, 5-16 SoCon) and

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Cadet, Presley Agree to Free-Agent Deals

Former Appalachian State University standouts Travaris Cadet (Miami, Fla./Central) and DeAndre Presley (Tampa, Fla./Middleton) agreed to terms on Saturday evening to join the Full Story

RiverDogs Out-Slug Crawdads, 14-9

The Charleston RiverDogs topped the Hickory Crawdads, 14-9, before 2,441 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Saturday night. After Charleston (16-5) jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first, but the 'Dads (14-8) came right back with a pair in the bottom of the inning. Luis Sardinas and Chris Grayson both walked to start the inning. Rougned Odor

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Apps Impress at Penn Relays

Appalachian State University men's track and field broke a 28-year old record at the Penn Relays at Franklin Field over the weekend. The Mountaineers' distance medley relay team of Alex Taylor, Landon Powell, Raphael Rojas and Chris Moen took first place in the college division of the event with a time of 9:55.69 minutes. In the process, the Apps

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ASU Softball Splits Twinbill at Samford

Appalachian State University softball split its doubleheader with Samford on Saturday at Bulldog Field. ASU won the opener 8-6, but lost the night cap, 11-7. The Mountaineers moved to 21-22 overall and 9-12 in Southern Conference play while the Bulldogs moved to 12-37 and 5-15 in league play. In game one, Samford jumped out to an early lead when Misha Aldridge crushed a two-run home run in the first inning.   In the third the Bulldogs increased their lead with a

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Apps Sweep Doubleheader at Wofford

A stellar pitching performance from Ryan Arrowood (Rutherfurdton, N.C./R-S Central) in game one and timely hitting in game two gave Appalachian State University baseball two victories in a doubleheader sweep of Southern Conference rival Wofford on Saturday at King Field. The Mountaineers (31-9, 15-5 SoCon) notched their sixth-straight win and downed the Terriers (17-25, 5-14 SoCon) for the 12th-straight time. In the first game, Arrowood (8-0) was masterful on the mound,

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Coleman Selected By Packers

Quarterback B.J. Coleman of Chattanooga was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the seventh round of the National Football League Draft on Saturday. Coleman, who battled injuries his senior year but raised his stock with a marvelous performance in the East-West Shrine Game in January, was taken by the Packers with the 243rd pick

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