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LRU Swimming Earns Scholar All-American Honors

Both of Lenoir-Rhyne University's Men's and Women's Swimming Teams garnered Scholar All-American accolades for the fall semester of 2011. The award is presented by the

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Mocs Down ASU, 80-71

Appalachian State University women’s basketball was unable to overcome a 10-point halftime deficit in an 80-71 loss at Southern Conference rival Chattanooga on Monday night. The Mountaineers (23-5, 17-3 SoCon) were able to keep it close throughout much of the first half, but the Lady Mocs (21-8, 16-4) used a late first-half run to separate themselves and send the Apps to just their third

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Tar Heels Release 2012 Grid-Iron Schedule

Head coach Larry Fedora will make his head-coaching debut with the University of North Carolina on September 1 in Chapel Hill against Elon. Fedora inherits a team that was 7-6 last season and lost to Missouri in the Independence Bowl. The Tar Heels will play a 12-game schedule in 2012. UNC will play seven home games this season. The home dates include Elon on September 1, East Carolina September 22, Idaho

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Harper Takes Over At Hickory

Tom Harper has been named the new football coach and Athletics Director at Hickory High. He replaces John Worley, who will officially retire on Wednesday. Worley, who was a teacher and a coach at Hickory for 28 years, won 72 games during his nine-year stay as head coach with the football program (but the Red Tornadoes went 0-13 last year after they forfeited

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Lees-McRae Set To Make Eeep Run In Conference Carolinas Tournament

The Lees-McRae College men's basketball team wrapped up its Conference Carolinas regular season in impressive fashion last Tuesday, outscoring North Greenville University by an 18-3 margin in overtime en route to a 76-61 victory while clinching a spot in the Conference Carolinas Tournament. Lees-McRae (9-16, 8-8 CC) posted its best record in program history as a member of Conference Carolinas, finishing the

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Ivey Joins ASU Coaching Staff, the premier source for coaching jobs, is reporting that head coach Jerry Moore has added another assistant coach to his staff. Mike Ivey will coach the outside linebackers and special teams. Ivey is the head coach at Barron Collier High School in Florida. and is an

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Arrowood Named SoCon Pitcher Of Week

Appalachian State senior Ryan Arrowood has been selected as the SoCon's Pitcher of the Week for all games from February 20-26. Arrowood turned in a stellar performance as he pitched

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Bobcats Primed For Conference Carolinas Tournament

The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team closed out the Conference Carolinas regular season in style on Friday, defeating Converse College to clinch the fifth seed in the West Division and a spot in the

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Softball Takes a Pair at Gamecock Invitational

Appalachian State University softball wrapped up its weekend at the Gamecock Invitational with a pair of victories versus George Washington, 8-2, and Presbyterian, 6-5, on Sunday at Beckham Field.  The Mountaineers

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Bobcats Drop Two At Pioneer Classic

Shepherd University and Kentucky Wesleyan College both put together late-inning rallies to defeat the Lees-McRae College softball team on Sunday at Tusculum College's Pioneer Classic. Shepherd (2-1) defeated

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Bulldogs Sweep Bobcats, 7-0

The UNC Asheville men's tennis team swept doubles play and went 6-0 in singles action to record a 7-0 victory over Lees-McRae College in non-conference play on Sunday afternoon. UNC Asheville's (6-3) duo of

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Brevard Outlasts Lenoir-Rhyne, 11-9

The Brevard College Baseball Team (7-7, 4-2) rallied from five runs down to defeat Lenoir-Rhyne University (3-15, 1-5), 11-9, Sunday afternoon at Gil Coan Field in a South Atlantic Conference game. The Tornados'

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L-R Softball Sweeps Catawba Invitational

The No. 18 Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team defeated East Stroudsburg (9-3) and Barton (10-2) Sunday on the final day of the Catawba Invitational at Salisbury Community Park to complete a perfect run at the

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Mars Hill Holds On To Defeat LRU In Women's Tennis

The Mars Hill Women's Tennis Team (4-4, 1-1) kept Lenoir-Rhyne (0-4, 0-3) from winning its first match of the 2012 season with a 5-4 victory in a South Atlantic Conference contest Sunday afternoon

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UPDATED: ASU Takes Series from No. 7 LSU with 11-1 Rout

 Appalachian State University sent shockwaves through the college-baseball world on Sunday with a series-clinching 11-1 rout over No. 7 LSU at Alex Box Stadium. With the blowout victory, Appalachian (4-2) took 2-of-3 games from the seventh-ranked Tigers, marking the program’s first-ever three-game series win

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ASU Men’s Tennis Earns 6-1 Win over Belmont

A day after the Mountaineers saw their three-match winning streak snapped, Appalachian State University men’s tennis rebounded with a 6-1 win over Belmont at Deer Valley Racquet Club on Sunday. The Black and Gold (4-3) regain their winning record, while Belmont (1-4) continues to

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Lincoln Memorial Spoils Senior Day

The Lincoln Memorial Women's Basketball Team (14-12, 9-9) upset Lenoir-Rhyne University (19-8, 11-7), 71-64, in the South Atlantic Conference regular season finale Saturday afternoon at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium. The Lady Railsplitters' Dayshalee Salaman (Carolina, PUERTO RICO) finished with a team-high 19 points and Kelsey Bradford (Metropolis, Ill.) added 15 points and hit all five three-point attempts

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Men's Basketball Tournament Pairings Announced

The Southern Conference has announced the pairings for the 2012 Men's Basketball Tournament, slated to begin Friday (March 2) in Asheville, N.C.  Davidson and Wofford secured the top two seeds in the South Division and earned byes to Saturday's quarterfinals.  UNCG and Elon

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Bobcats Crack Win Column Against Fleet

The Lees-McRae College men's tennis team registered a hard-fought 8-1 victory over Erskine College in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday afternoon, sweeping doubles action and winning the first three singles flights.
Lees-McRae's (1-3, 1-0 CC) duo of Pedro De Sousa Nunes (Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil) and Skylar Warren (Asheville, N.C.) opened the day with an 8-3 victory over

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