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Bears Have Solid Showing At Appalachian Open

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams put together a strong performance at the Appalachian Open Friday at the Belk Track at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Two individuals won their respective events as freshman Daryel Morris (Rome, Ga.) placed first in the men's 200-yard dash (22.22) as did

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Thackerson Earns First-Team All-SAC Golf Honors

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Katie Thackerson has been named to the 2012 All-South Atlantic Conference Women's Golf First Team, league officials announced this afternoon. Thackerson, a senior from Earl, N.C., leads the team this season with a 79.5-stroke average. In 2011-12, Thackerson has three top-10

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ASU Women's Tennis Falls to ETSU in Regular Season Finale

In the team's final match of the regular season, Appalachian State University women's tennis fell to ETSU, 6-1, in non-conference action at Buddy Hartsell Tennis Center on Friday.  Despite the loss, the Mountaineers (12-11, 5-5 Southern Conference) still complete the season with the program's most wins since

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Southern Conference Reverses Men's Tennis Result

Southern Conference officials have overturned the result of Thursday's men's tennis match between Appalachian State University and Furman, as announced by assistant commissioner for championships Brandon Neff on Friday. After the Mountaineers handed the Paladins a 4-3 defeat, FU coaches

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Falcons Sweep Bobcats, 9-0

The Pfeiffer University women's tennis team swept singles and doubles play on Friday afternoon en route to a 9-0 victory in Conference Carolinas play. Pfeiffer's (9-11, 5-6 CC) duo of Alena Krutkina and Taylor Lindsay kicked off the afternoon with an 8-3 win against Lees-McRae's (1-12, 1-9 CC) tandem of Lyndsay Peagram

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Tourists Drop Crawdads, 9-4

The Hickory Crawdads fell to the Asheville Tourists, 9-4, before 2,832 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Friday night. Hickory (6-3) scored early against winning pitcher Daniel Winkler (1-1).  Luis Sardinas led off with a base hit to right-center field and moved to second on a fielding error. Chris Grayson quickly brought in

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Belmont Abbey Defeats Bobcats ion Season Finale

The Belmont Abbey College women's lacrosse team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 15-5 margin in the first half en route to a 20-4 victory on Friday night in Conference Carolinas play on Tate Field. Belmont Abbey (7-6, 3-2 CC) outshot Lees-McRae (1-11, 0-6 CC) by a 36-11 margin, including a 22-6 advantage in the

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Bumgarners Picks Up First Win

Well, it didn't take long for Madison Bumgarner to crack the win column. The left hander, who got roughed up in his season debut against Arizona last Saturday, came back with a masterful performance against the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. Bumgarner went 7 1/3 innings and gave up one earned run on

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Jones Named Conference Carolinas Freshman Of Year

Lees-McRae College's Joshua Jones (Christmas, Fla.) has been named the Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year, and headlines a group of six Bobcats receiving league recognition, announced conference

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Crawdads Win Home Opener, Derail Asheville

The Hickory Crawdads won their 2012 Home Opener, 5-2, against the Asheville Tourists before 3,434 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium Thursday night. The Tourists (4-4) took an early lead against starting pitcher Victor Payano

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ASU Men's Tennis Defeats Furman/ Ends 16-Year Drought

With the team's first win over the Paladins in 16 years, Appalachian State University men's tennis defeated Southern Conference rival Furman, 4-3, at ASU Tennis Courts on Thursday. The victory snaps

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Royals Take Two From Bobcats

The Queens University of Charlotte softball team pitched a pair of shutouts to sweep a Conference Carolinas doubleheader against Lees-McRae College on Thursday afternoon. Queens (24-22, 12-5 CC) took game one by a narrow margin of 1-0, before defeating

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Saints Defeat Bobcats, 8-1

The Limestone College men's tennis team swept doubles play and won five of six singles matches play en route to an 8-1 victory over Lees-McRae College in Conference Carolinas play on

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Spartans Ranked Fifth In ESPN Poll

The South Caldwell High baseball  team is ranked fifth in this week's ESPN POWERADE North Carolina Baseball Poll. The Spartans (15-1 overall; 8-0 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) won the East Rutherford Easter Tournament Wednesday night. South Caldwell defeated the host school, East Rutherford, 11-0 in the

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49ers Hold First Practice

The University of Charlotte football team held its first practice in school history Wednesday afternoon. Head coach Brad Lambert welcomed 57 walk-ons — some of whom didn't even play high school football — hoping to earn a spot on the roster. Lambert said maybe a handful or two of the kids trying out this week will have a shot

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Bears Release 2012 Schedule

The Lenior-Rhyne University football team has released its football schedule for the upcoming 2012 season. The Bears, who won the South Atlantic Conference championship last fall, their first league title since 1994, will play a ten-game schedule this season. It all begins Saturday, September 1 at Concord in Athens, W.V.;

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Abernathy To Be Inducted Into Catawba HOF

David W. Abernathy, who was a star basketball player at Appalachian State University from 1954-57 will be inducted into the Catawba County Hall of Fame. Abernathy, who was inducted into the ASU Hall of Fame in 1982, will be inducted with the Class of 2012 on May 14 at

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WHS Soccer Cancels Game

Watauga High women's soccer coach Brittany Bolick has announced that Monday's scheduled game with Forbush has been cancelled because the Falcons have to make up a (Mountain Valley 1A/2A)

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Pioneers Tough One Out Against Chase

A team is defined as a group of individuals working  together for one cause. Well, the Watauga High baseball team put forth a great team effort on Wednesday afternoon as the Pioneers knocked off Chase 5-2 in the fifth-place game of the East Rutherford Easter Tournament. The Pioneers,

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