files/MDSB-GBR490x110-March2015.jpg files/DeerfieldWebBanner_final.jpg
High Country News, Weather, and Bulletins

Todays ForecastToday:
49°F | 35°F | %
Tomorrows ForecastTomorrow:
54°F | 35°F | 60%
  Swap Shop Online
Home Sports Weather Classifieds Jobs Real Estate Autos

ASU Downs Samford To Take Series

Despite a late effort by the Bulldogs, the Mountaineers held on to win the series, as Appalachian State University baseball defeated Southern Conference opponent Samford, 9-7, at Joe Lee Griffin Field on Sunday. With the win, Appalachian

Full Story
Crawdads-Savannah Game Sunday Rained Out

Sunday's scheduled game between the Hickory Crawdads and the Savannah Sand Gnats at L.P. Frans Stadium has been canceled due to inclement weather. As the two teams will not meet again in the first half of the season, there will not be

Full Story
WHS Women's Track Wins Regional Crown

The Watauga High women's track team won the NCHSAA Class 4A Western Regional at Jack Groce Stadium on Saturday. The Pioneers nosed out West Mecklenburg by 1.5 points to best the field. WHS had 76.50 points to 75 for West Meck. The Hawks won four events, the Pioneers won two. But WHS had 11 top five finishes, West Meck had eight. Darby

Full Story
Saintine Equals School Record at Georgia Tech

Lees-McRae College sophomore Nazaire Saintine (Douglassville, Ga.) equaled his own school record in the high jump on Saturday, clearing six-feet, nine inches at the Georgia Tech Invitational. Saintine finished sixth in the competition, posting a mark of 6-9 to equal his previous school record and provisionally qualifying mark for the NCAA Division II

Full Story
ASU Earns Split at Samford

After rallying in game one, the Mountaineers failed to hold on to a two-run lead in the nightcap, as Appalachian State University baseball split its Southern Conference doubleheader against Samford at J.L. Griffin Field on Saturday. The Apps scored four runs in the ninth inning to win the first game, 7-4, before dropping four runs in the eighth of game two en

Full Story
Gnats top 'Dads, 8-4

The Savannah Sand Gnats topped the Hickory Crawdads, 8-4, before 3,146 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Saturday evening. A five-run third inning gave Savannah a commanding 5-0 lead. Charley Thurber and Albert Cordero started the inning by hitting back-to-back home runs. Then with the bases loaded and one out, Travis Taijeron and Brian Harrison had

Full Story
D-Backs Victimize Bumgarner AGAIN!!

Good thing Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants doesn't face the Arizona Diamondbacks on a regular basis. For some reason, the D-Backs have been the only team to solve the left hander this season. Arizona snapped Bumgarner's personal five-game winning streak Friday night by knocking off the Giants 5-1 at Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ. Bumgarner

Full Story
Crawdads squish Sand Gnats with 3-1 win

The Hickory Crawdads evened the series with a 3-1 victory against the Savannah Sand Gnats, before 1,845 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Friday night.  After splitting the first two games of the current set, the 'Dads are now 5-1 against Savannah this season. Trailing 1-0, the Crawdads (19-13) jumped on top with a pair of runs in the fifth inning. Kevin Torres led off

Full Story
LMC Women's Hoops Inks Three For 2012-13 season

Three student-athletes have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play women's basketball this fall, announced head coach Sebastian Wild Friday. Emily Brown (Winston-Salem, N.C.), Alyssa Munson (Summerfield, N.C.), and Tayler Collins (Fayetteville, N.C.) will don the Green and Gold this fall as the Bobcats look to build on their

Full Story
Mountaineers Inks Eight Wrestling Recruits

Appalachian State University wrestling head coach JohnMark Bentley announced the signing of eight new recruits on Friday. These newcomers have signed National Letters of Intent and join three early-signing commitments as members of the 2012-13 squad. Cody Boswell - Burlington, N.C. - Southern Alamance - 165: Boswell won the 2012 North Carolina Class

Full Story
Lenoir-Rhyne Lands Three On NFCA All-Region Team

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team placed three players on the NFCA NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region Softball Teams. NFCA is the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. L-R sophomore third baseman Haily Jarman (Wadesboro, N.C.) earned first-team all-region accolades while senior catcher Sarah Atkins (Newport News, Va.) and junior first baseman

Full Story
Smith Falls In State Quarterfinals

Watauga High senior Michael Smith closed out his prep career on Friday at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 4A Men's Tennis Championships at the Millbrook Exchange Park in Raleigh. Smith (19-3 in singles play), who has signed with Appalachian State University, was elminiated Friday night by Graham Duncan of Apex in the quarterfinal round.

Full Story
Pioneers Lose In Heart-Breaking Fashion

It just wasn't meant to be. The Watauga High softball team was just three outs away from nailing down its first win in the state playoffs in four years (2008) Friday night. The Pioneers (9-12), who trailed 3-2, rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh for a 6-3 lead. But East Gaston (15-4) came charging back with a four-run rally of its own in the bottom of

Full Story
Pioneers Blast East Gaston In Playoff Opener

The Watauga High baseball team was back to its old self Friday night. The Pioneers, who closed out the regular season on a six-game winning streak, rediscovered their magic touch in the opening round of the Class 4A state playoffs as they clobbered East Gaston 12-1 in six innings. The game was called after six innings by the ten-run mercy rule.  The Pioneers

Full Story
Mountaineers Eliminated at SoCon Tournament

The Appalachian State University softball team dropped a 4-0 decision to Elon in an elimination game Friday afternoon at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium. Winning pitcher Erin O'Shea fired a two-hit shutout. Elon advances on to

Full Story
Pall Taken By Calgary In CFL Draft

Wofford defensive lineman Ameet Pall was selected fifth overall in the 2012 Canadian Football League Draft by the Calgary Stampeders. Pall was the second defensive lineman selected in the draft held on Thursday, May 3. Pall, a

Full Story
Capel Adds Two More Signees

Appalachian State University head men’s basketball coach Jason Capel announced the signing of Tevin Baskin (Stamford, Conn./Chipola College) and  Frank Eaves (Greensboro, N.C./Page High School) for the 2012-13 season on Friday.

Full Story
Crawdads' Bats Dormant In Series-Opening Loss

The Savannah Sand Gnats topped the Hickory Crawdads, 7-2, before 2,844 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Thursday night. The Sand Gnats (21-12) jumped out to a 5-0 lead by the sixth inning. The Savannah scored a run in the first,

Full Story
Eagles Soar Over ASU

Appalachian State University softball dropped its second-round game of the Southern Conference tournament to top-seeded Georgia Southern, 6-0, Thursday night at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium. The SoCon Pitcher of the Year,

Full Story
<< Start < Prev 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 Next > End >>

Page 393 of 571

GoBlueRidge Poll

Which song do you want to hear on The Highway?