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Panthers place Jackson on waivers

The Carolina Panthers have placed former Appalachian State University wide receiver and kick-return Dexter Jackson on waivers.

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Brietenstein will start for Terriers

Wofford College coach Mike Ayers has announced that Eric Brietenstein will get the starting nod at fullback on Saturday when the Terriers open the 2010 season at Ohio University.

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Pre Sale of Tickets for Watauga vs. Avery

Watauga Athletics will be pre selling tickets for the Watauga vs Avery game friday night during lunches in the schools cafeteria.

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Hartley steps down

Terry Hartley is moving on.  Following three successful years as Watauga High's women's tennis coach. Hartley, who led WHS to a pair of conference championships has resigned. He officially turned in his resignation last Thursday. Full Story

WHS XC running strong

The Watauga High cross country teams turned in their second strong peformance of the year on Saturday at the western North Carolina Cross Country Carnival at Jackson Park in Hendersonville, NC.

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WHS volleyball now 5-1

The Watauga High volleyball team continued its winning ways Saturday afternoon.

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Pioneers fall 34-14

The Watauga High football team self-destructed in the first half and dropped a 34-14 decision on Friday night against one of the winningest programs in the state of North Carolina.

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Pioneers tame Huskies, 35-0

The Watauga High football team christened its new home in convincing fashion Friday night.

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Hunter joins Broncos

It didn't take long for Jason Hunter to find a job.Hunter, a consensus first-team All-America defensive end at Appalachian State University, has signed with the Denver Broncos. Hunter was released by the Detroit Lions on Wednesday, despite signing a $1.8 million dollar contract in the off-season to stay with the Lions. He had 34 tackles and five quarterback sacks in 14 games with Detroit last season.
The five-year pro, who was a member of Appalachian's first national championship team in 2005, is with his third NFL squad. He was signed as a free agent and played for the Green Bay Packers from 2006-2008 before he was released and joined the Lions in 2009.
Ironically, the Broncos play the Lions on Saturday in Denver.

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Capel Unveils 2010-11 Men’s Basketball Schedule

Highlighted by 12 home games and contests against four NCAA Tournament participants, Appalachian State University men’s basketball released its 2010-11 schedule on Wednesday.Following a November 4 exhibition against Lees-McRae, the Mountaineers open the season at Tulsa on Nov. 12, marking the third time in four seasons the Apps will open the year away from the Holmes Center.  Appalachian returns home briefly to host Montreat in the home opener on Nov. 16. Following that game, the squad takes its longest road trip of the season to play six games spanning more than three weeks. Full Story

WHS Tennis PPD

The Watauga High women's tennis team will have to wait another day before it officially opens the 2010 season.

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Peterson released by Seahawks

Adrian Peterson, who led Georgia Southern to a pair of national championships, is looking for a job. Full Story

Wyant, Eppley fulfill their dreams


Watauga High senior Josh Wyant and former PIoneer Chad  Eppley are  living the dream of a lifetime.

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Smith Named to Butkus Award Watch List

Appalachian State University linebacker D.J. Smith is one of 51 college football players — and the only one from the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS — formerly Division I-AA) — on the official watch list for the 2010 Butkus Award, which was announced on Tuesday. In its 26th year, the Butkus Award annually recognizes the nation’s top linebackers at the professional, collegiate and high-school levels.

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Morgan Named to USTFCCCA all-Academic Track and Field Team

Appalachian State University men’s track and field standout Patrick Morgan (Danville, Ky./Furman) was named to the prestigious United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-Academic track and field team announced the USTFCCCA office Tuesday morning. Morgan, a graduate student at ASU posted a 3.55 GPA during the 2009-10 academic year, while earning a master’s degree in clinical cardio-pulmonary rehab. Full Story

Snow, Harper named West Assistants

Adrian Snow, who led the Watauga High football team to a pair of Final Four appearances, and Tom Harper of Alexander Central have been named assistant coaches for the North Carolina East-West Senior All-Star game next July in Greensboro.

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Pollard Announces Staff Changes

Appalachian State University baseball head coach Chris Pollard announced on Friday that Chris Moore has been hired as an assistant coach and veteran staff member Josh Jordan has been promoted to the program's top assistant and recruiting coordinator.

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Edwards has first official practice with Panthers

Armanti Edwards went through his first day of practice with the Carolina Panthers on Thursday.

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Holland called up by Royals

Greg Holland has fulfilled his boyhood dream.

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