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Storm Wins Fourth Straight Tournament

The Watauga Storm 14-and-under boys basketball team won its fourth consecutive tournament championship this past weekend. The Storm (12-0), which remained undefeated, won the Bring Your A Game AAU Tourmanent

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ASU Field Hockey Inks Nine for 2012

Nine student-athletes signed National Letter of Intent to join Appalachian State’s field hockey program on Monday, announced by head coach Brandi Alexander Kist. The incoming class includes: Lindsay Amando (McLean, Va./Langley),

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Edwards Lands with Dolphins

Former Appalachian State assistant coach George Edwards has found a new home. He's been named linebackers coach by new head coach Joe Philbin. Edwards, who was an

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ASU Women's Tennis Falls to No. 61 Virginia Tech

Facing the season’s toughest opponent to-date, Appalachian State University women’s tennis fell to No. 61 Virginia Tech, 0-7, at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center on Sunday. The Mountaineers (2-2) slipped

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No. 5 Mount Olive Completes Sweep

The fifth-ranked Mount Olive College Baseball Team (3-0) completed the three-game weekend series sweep over Lenoir-Rhyne University (1-3) with a 16-1 victory Sunday afternoon

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Bobcats Sweep Barton In Conference Opener

The Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team opened the Conference Carolinas season in dominating fashion on Sunday afternoon, sweeping Barton College while posting a blistering .438 hitting percentage. Lees-McRae (3-3, 1-0 CC) won the match by scores

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ASU Defeats Defending-Champion Chattanooga

In a fight for the top spot in the Southern Conference standings, Appalachian State University wrestling triumphed over seven-time defending SoCon champion Chattanooga, 21-17, in a clash of the league’s unbeaten teams

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WHS Swimmers Finish Season Strong

The Watuaga High men's and women's swimming teams closed out the season on a positive note Saturday at the Class 4A Western Regional in Huntersville, N.C. WHS qualified for state in three events, the 200 Medley Relay, the 400 Free Relay, and Darby Middlebrook qualified in

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WHS Grapplers Finish Fifth At NW3A/4A Meet

The Watauga High wrestling team turned in a fifth-place finish on Saturday at the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference meet at Alexander Central High in Taylorsville. The Pioneers also produced four place finishers, including one champion in the field. Demetre Kostis won the title at

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Sunday's LMC/Fayetteville State game canceled

Today's scheduled NCAA Division II softball game between Lees-McRae College and Fayetteville State University has been canceled due to inclement weather, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Sunday. Lees-McRae

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Bears Fall Twice To #5 Mount Olive

The No. 5 Mount Olive Baseball Team (2-0) swept a doubleheader from Lenoir-Rhyne (1-2), 9-5 and 7-6, Saturday afternoon at Scarborough Field as the Trojans came from behind in both games to prevail.

Game One - Mount Olive 9,  Lenoir-Rhyne 5
The Trojans' Geno Escalante (Fairfield, Calif.) hit a three-run home run and finished with a game-high five runs batted in as Mount Olive rallied from a 4-1 deficit to take the first game of th

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ASU Men Tab Nine Top-Eight Finishers at PSU

Appalachian State University men’s track and field posted nine top-eight finishers at Penn State’s Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup on Saturday. In 60-meter hurdles, freshman Stanley Broaden grabbed a fourth-place finish with a personal-best time of 8.16, which puts him fifth all-time in

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Bobcats Win Big On Opening Day

The Lees-McRae College softball team opened the 2012 season in dominating fashion on Saturday, sweeping a trio of contests against Saint Augustine's College, Shaw University, and West Liberty University at Walnut Creek Park while outscoring their opponents by a margin of 40-1. Lees-McRae (3-0) began the day

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Sealey Pours In Career High 27, Bears Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Basketball Team (16-5, 8-4) moved into sole possession of third place in the South Atlantic Conference with a 71-60 victory over Newberry College (12-8, 7-5) Saturday evening at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium. L-R senior guard Cameron Sealey (Mount Holly, N.C.) led all scorers

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Sepokas Leads Bobcats Over Young Harris

Junior Daniel Sepokas (Illawong, Australia) poured in a game- and season-high 26 points to lead the Lees-McRae College men's basketball team to a 73-66 win over Young Harris College on Saturday evening in Williams Gymnasium. Lees-McRae (6-13) posted a field goal percentage of

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Mountaineers Ground Lady Eagles

Appalachian State University women’s basketball downed Southern Conference rival Georgia Southern, 57-46, on Saturday at Hanner Field House. The Mountaineers (17-3, 11-1 SoCon) defeated the Lady Eagles (7-15, 3-10) for the second time this season, picked up their

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Snow Named Shrine Bowl Assistant

Former Watauga High football coach Adrian Snow has been named an assistant coach for the 76th Annual North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine Bowl game that will be played in December. Snow, who will begin his fifth year as head coach at West Forsyth in Clemmons this coming fall, was selected

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Hot-Shooting Cougars Down ASU

College of Charleston’s Andrew Lawrence made 6-of-8 three-pointers and scored a game-high 24 points as Appalachian State University men’s basketball suffered a rare second-consecutive home loss, 74-62, on Saturday afternoon at the Holmes Center. Although Appalachian (9-13, 5-7 SoCon) dominated the

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The Middle School basketball season winds down Monday night at Watauga High's Lentz-Eggers Gym. The girls championship game finds Hardin Park taking on Parkway at 5:30 p.m.; Hardin Park takes on Blowing Rock in the

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