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Quick Excels at Senior Bowl

Former Appalachian State University wide receiver Brian Quick (Columbia, S.C./Ridge View) capped a successful week by hauling in a pair of first-down receptions during Saturday’s Senior Bowl at

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WHS Indoor Track Finishes Strong

The Watauga High indoor track team closed out the regular season on a positive note Saturday at the JDL Fast Track Invitational in Winston-Salem. The Pioneers also produced three more state qualifiers in the process, raising the total to 15 qualifiers in 23 events. Darby Middlebrooks qualified in the 1,000-meter run as she finished

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Strickland, Johnson Win At Appalachian Open

Freshmen Zack Strickland (Muncy, Pa./Muncy) and Jesse Johnson (Lexington, N.C./Central Davidson) captured their first collegiate titles as Appalachian State University wrestling played host to the Second Annual Appalachian Open on Saturday in Varsity Gymnasium. In total, eight Mountaineers secured spots as place winners, having finished in the top four of their respective weights. Strickland upset top-seeded

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LMC closes out weekend at Niswonger Invitational

The Lees-McRae College women's track and field team closed out a strong performance at East Tennessee State University's Niswonger Invitational on Saturday, a day after Lesha Poindexter (Jetterville, Va.) set a new program record in the 60-meter dash. Genay Miller (Woodstock, Ga.) placed 28th in the

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Hawkins Hits Game Winner, Bears Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Team (10-9, 6-4) escaped with a 77-75 victory over Mars Hill (4-15, 2-8) Saturday in a South Atlantic Conference game at Stanford Arena.  L-R sophomore guard Bryce Hawkins (Charlotte, N.C.) hit the game-winning lay-up with eight seconds left. Bryce hit all

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Barton escapes Bobcats In OT, 74-71

Junior Daniel Sepokas (Illawong, Australia) knocked down a pair of clutch three-pointers late in regulation to propel the Lees-McRae College men's basketball team into overtime against Barton College on Saturday evening, as the Bulldogs went on to escape with a 74-71 Conference Carolinas win in the extra period. Barton (13-5, 5-3 CC) shot 38.4 percent from the floor for the

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Griewisch Wins 5,000 At Niswonger Invitational

Lenoir-Rhyne senior Kate Griewisch (Banner, Elk, N.C.) ran a 17:04 to finish first out of 53 runners in the women's 5,000-meter run at the Niswonger Indoor Track and Field Invitational at the Memorial Center on the campus of East Tennessee State University. Griewisch, a 2011 NCAA Division II All-American in

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ASU Grabs 17 Top-Six Finishers at ETSU

Appalachian State women’s track and field put together an impressive performance with 14 top-six finishes at the 34th annual Niswonger Invitational hosted by ETSU this weekend. On Friday, sophomore Shaquiela Robinson cleared 5-6 in the high jump to take the title while freshman Chelsea Farr

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Mountaineers Rout First-Place Elon

Omar Carter (Charlotte, N.C./Charleston Southern) and Jamaal Trice (Los Angeles, Calif./Midland College) scored 20 points each and Appalachian State University men’s basketball shot a blistering 76 percent from the floor in the second half to take an 81-66 win over division-leading Elon

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Bears Rally To Beat Mars Hill, 66-61

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (14-5, 6-4) rallied from a 16-point, second-half deficit to defeat Mars Hill (10-9, 3-7), 66-61, Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference game at Stanford Arena.
L-R senior guard Cameron Sealey (Mount Holly, N.C.) led all scorers with

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Freeman’s Double-Double Powers ASU By Furman

Courtney Freeman posted her fifth career double-double and Maryah Sydnor scored 20 points for the second-straight game as Appalachian State University women’s basketball picked up a 78-63, Southern Conference win over Furman on Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers (15-3, 9-1 SoCon) won their

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Saintine Has Record Day At Niswonger Invitational

Nazaire Saintine (Douglasville, Ga.) established a new school record in the triple jump to lead the Lees-McRae College men's track and field team to a strong showing on the first day of East Tennessee State University's Niswonger Invitational on Friday. Saintine finished fifth in the triple jump with a mark of

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Cougars Take Over First Place

Well, it finally happened. The Alexander Central High men's basketball team defeated Hickory 60-57 on Nathan Birkedal's three-pointer at the horn Friday night in Taylorsville. The win avenged a pair of overtime losses at the horn earlier this year against the Red Tornadoes (at the Catawba Valley Holiday Classic in December and

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Cremins Takes Leave Of Absence

CBS Sports is reporting that College of Charleston coach Bobby Cremins is taking a leave of absence for non life-threatening, health reasons effective immediately. Associate head coach Mark Byington will take over on an interim basis. The Cougars (12-8 overall; 4-5 Southern Conference South Division), who are mired Full Story

Mocs, Bulldogs Release 2012 Schedules

Chattanooga and The Citadel have announced their schedules for the upcoming 2012 season. And both teams will be seriously challenged early on. The Mocs, who 5-6 last season (3-5 in the Southern Conference), will open the

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Bobcats Tabbed Sixth In Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll

The Lees-McRae College men's lacrosse team is picked to finish sixth in the race for the 2012 Conference Carolinas regular season championship, announced league officials Friday. Lees-McRae begins

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WHS Track Produces 14 Top Five Finishers

The Watauga High men's and women's indoor track team produced 14 top five finishers on Wednesday at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem.  Zach Helms won WHS's only event of the day as he captured the title in the

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Marty Steele Added To Hot Stove Banquet

Just days remain until the Hickory Crawdads 2012 Hot Stove Banquet at Rock Barn Golf and Spa this Monday! The event starts with a social at 6:15 p.m. followed by the program and a delicious dinner at 7 p.m. Recently added to the great group of speakers at the

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LRU Softball Picked To Win SAC

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team was voted in near-unanimous fashion to win the 2012 South Atlantic Conference Championship, league officials announced today.L-R, which finished 45-10 last season including

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