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Men’s Basketball Opens Practice on Saturday

BOONE, N.C. – With just six weeks left until the 2015-16 regular-season opener, Appalachian State University men’s basketball will hold its first official preseason practice on Saturday. The Mountaineers, who are in their second season under head coach Jim Fox, return a total of 10 players from last year’s squad including four starters.

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Oritz, Beras, Jurado Among Top Prospects

Pitchersr Luis Ortiz and Ariel Jurado, and  outfielder Jairo Beras of the Hickory Crawdads have been listed among the Top 20 prospects in the South Atlantic League by Baseball America. Ortiz, a right hander, who was selected by the Texas Rangers in the first round (30th

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SBC Part of NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Tucson, Ariz. – The Arizona Sports and Entertainment Commission announced the creation of the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl on Thursday. The bowl game will debut on Dec. 29, 2015 and will match

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Football Moved Up, Tennis PPD....

BOONE - Watauga High Athletic Director Tom Wright has announced that today's tennis match between the Pioneers and St. Stephens has been rained out and will now be played next Tuesday, October 6.

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Hurricane Cancels Women’s Tennis Opener

BOONE, N.C. — Due to Hurricane Joaquin expecting to make landfall, Appalachian State women's tennis will not play in its fall opener at the East Carolina Invitational this weekend.

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WHS Sports Roundup....

A Must Win....BOONE - And it certainly was. The Watauga High volleyball team pulled off a huge win Wednesday night.

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Pioneers Travel To Foard Friday

BOONE - The Watauga High football team faces an interesting scenario this week. The Pioneers, who defeated St. Stephens in their Northwestern 3A-4A Conference opener last week, travel to Newton, N.C., Friday night to take on Fred T. Foard---a team WHS has pretty much handled with ease of late.

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Wilcher Wins 1,000th Game

Soccer coach Rob Wilcher has seen it all during his tenure at T.C. Roberson High School in Asheville, N.C. And during his stay, the Rams have known nothing but success.

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Eagles Soar Past LMC, 2-0

BOONE, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men's soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision to Carson-Newman in a nonconference match at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex on a rainy Wednesday afternoon.

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LMC, L-R Soccer Results....

Carson-Newman Blanks LMC Women, 3-0....BOONE, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae women's soccer team suffered a 3-0 setback against Carson-Newman in a nonconference match at the Ted Mackorell

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Apps Announce Home Game Times

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University men’s and women’s basketball announced tipoff times for its regular-season home Sun Belt Conference games in 2015-16 on Wednesday. As was the case last season, all of Appalachian State’s Sun Belt Conference games will be played as women’s/men’s doubleheaders. Sun Belt doubleheaders will be played at 5 p.m. (women)/7:30 p.m. (men) on Thursdays and 1

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UNC Roundup....

Tar Heels In The NFL - Week Three....By Logan Smith....Eric Ebron....Although the Lions’ record stands at 0-3, the former Tar Heel star tight end is coming into his own as a complementary asset to Calvin Johnson in the Detroit offense. Ebron has averaged 6.67 targets per game through three games this season, a noticeable increase from last season in which he averaged 3.77 targets in 13 games

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Another Day, Another Rainout....

BOONE - That seems to be the going trend with the Watauga High girl's tennis team. The Pioneers, who suffered through a pair of rainouts with St. Stephens on Monday and Tuesday, cancelled another match today.

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Bobcats Lose, Liscio Sets Season-High in Kills

WINGATE, NC - Junior Avalon Liscio of the Lees McRae College volleyball team cranked out a match-high 13 kills in a 19-25, 13-25, 19-25 loss to Wingate University Tuesday evening at Cuddy Arena.

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Bumgarner Reaches Milestone in Loss

SAN FRANCISCO - It's been quite a year for left hander Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants. Bumgarner, who backboned the Giants to their third World Series championship in five years last

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Wolverines Win Big Again....

BOONE - The Watauga Middle School football team has marched its way to six consecutive wins this season without a loss. And in its wake, the Wolverines have simply dominated their opponents.

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L-R Sports Roundup....

Hartsell Takes Second at Tusculum Fall Classic....Greeneville, Tenn. - The Lenoir-Rhyne men's and women's golf teams both put together runner-up finishes at the Tusculum Fall Classic which concluded

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Huff Named To 2015 ACC Legends Class

GREENSBORO, N.C. ( --- Former North Carolina All-America guard Ken Huff is among 14 standouts named to the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Class of Football Legends announced on

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High Country Sports Roundup....

Apps Finish in 13th at Pirate Invite....BOONE, NC — The Appalachian State University women’s golf team turned in a 13th-place finish on Tuesday at the Lady Pirate Invitational hosted by East Carolina University on Tuesday afternoon. The Mountaineers had a team score of 326 in the final round.

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