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Goodchild Named SoCon Student-Athlete of Week

Appalachian State University men's track and field athlete Jake Goodchild has been named as the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday. Goodchild, one of the most versatile

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Huskies Win Scholar-Athlete Award

The Ashe County volleyball team has received the North Carolina High School Athletic Association AAA Scholar-Athlete Award for the fall-winter sports season. The Huskies had a 3.900 grade-point-average, nosing out

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Martin, Proffitt Power Pioneers Past Panthers

The Pioneers are beginning to gell at the right time. Solid pitching, a stingy defense, and a power boost on offense have backboned the Pioneers on their recent run. The Watauga High baseball team (13-7 overall; 9-2 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) won its fifth game in a row

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Three Pitchers Combine To No-Hit Crawdads

The Hickory Crawdads fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 6-0, before 1,037 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Tuesday evening.  The Grasshoppers had a night to remember, tossing a no-hitter against the 'Dads. The Grasshoppers (13-5) got six scoreless innings from Jose Fernandez (W, 2-0),

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Workmanlike Win For Mountaineers

Preston Troutman (Rockwell, N.C./East Rowan) matched a career high with three hits and Jamie Nunn (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) worked six strong innings on the mound to lead Appalachian State University baseball

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Robinson Shuts Down Hibriten

Watauga High junior Kim Robinson threw a gem Tuesday night as the Pioneers defeated Hibriten 1-0 in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference softball game in Lenior. Robinson scattered three hits, walked one and struck

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Bumgarner Wins Third Straight

The San Francisco Giants are looking pretty good right now after they decided to give Madison Bumgarner a five-year contract extention last week. Since he received the extention, Bumgarner has been pretty solid. In his last two starts, he's beaten the Philadelphia Phillies

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Councell Making Strides With Irish

Ben Councell, a standout football player at A.C. Reynolds High School during his prep days, is slowly making his mark as a member of the University of Notre Dame football team. Councell, an outside linebacker now in his second year with the Fighting Irish,

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Greenberg Out As Hokies Men's Basketball Coach

The Virginia Tech Athletics Department announced this afternoon that Seth Greenberg has been released from his position of head men's basketball coach. "I want to thank Coach Greenberg for his dedication and effort in leading Virginia Tech in the early years of ACC membership,"

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Greene Signs National Letter

Ethan Greene made it official yesterday as he signed his National Letter of Intent with Pfeiffer University, a Division II school in Misenheimer, N.C., and a member of Conference Carolinas. And Greene will join an old teammate,

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WHS scheduling Changes

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that the Watauga High men's tennis team will play South Caldwell in a make-up match today at the Sports Complex. The match was scheduled for Monday, but it was

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Millwood Named SAC Tournament MVP

Lenoir-Rhyne's Dawon Millwood has been named the 2012 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Softball Tournament Most Valuable Player, league officials announced today. Millwood was also one of four Bears to earn

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Tewell Earns SoCon Baseball Honors

Appalachian State junior right fielder Tyler Tewell has been named the Southern Conference Baseball Player of the Week for the week of April 16-22.
Tewell batted .500 (6-for-12) and hit safely in all three games

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WHS Tennis Rained Out Saturday

The Watauga High men's tennis team had its match with Middle Creek rained out Saturday; and today's match with South Caldwell has been postponed and will be played Tuesday. The Pioneers (11-0 Northwestern 3A/4A

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Richardson Becomes Winningest Manager in Team History

The Hickory Crawdads won their sixth straight game in a rain-shortened five inning contest, 1-0, against the Savannah Sand Gnats at Historic Grayson Stadium on Sunday afternoon.  The game was called due to wet grounds after

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Warner Keys Bobcats to SECCC Championship

Rachel Warner (Luray, Va.) won the women's "A" road race on Saturday and finished second in the criterium to lead the Lees-McRae College cycling team to the 2012 Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Road

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Mountaineers Sweep SoCon Championships

Appalachian State University men's track and field won its third-straight Southern Conference Outdoor Championship on Sunday at the Catamount Athletic Complex. The Mountaineers edged out SoCon rival Western Carolina

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Bears Win SAC Title, Earn NCAA Berth

Sophomore shortstop Jody Mizelle (Colerain, N.C.) hit a walk-off home run to lead off the bottom of the seventh inning to give Lenoir-Rhyne (46-11) a 4-3 win over Anderson (38-13) in the championship game

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Wainright Shuts Down Eagles on Senior Day

Senior Caitlin Wainright held Georgia Southern scoreless to give Appalachian State University softball a 3-2 victory on Senior Day Sunday afternoon at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium. Mountaineers

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