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That's Five In A Row

Madison Bumgarner is currently one of the, if not the, winningest pitcher in Major League Baseball. The left hander from Hickory (and South Caldwell High School) won his fifth game in a row Saturday at the San Francisco Giants defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 at AT&T Park. Bumgarner, who gave up four runs in a season-opening loss against the

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Smith Advances To State

Michael Smith has made his way back to the Class 4A State Tennis Championships. The Watauga High senior, who has signed with Appalachian State University, marched his way to the Class 4A Western Regional championship match at Hough High School in Cornelius, N.C., on Saturday. Smith (18-2) lost to Mike Roberts of Ardrey Kell in the finals, 1-6, 1-6.

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Kassouf Hits Record-Tying Blast In Walk-Off Win

Daniel Kassouf (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) hit his school-record-tying 16th home run of the season in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift 28th-ranked Appalachian State University baseball to a 5-4 walk-off win over UNC Greensboro on Saturday afternoon at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. Leading off the bottom of the ninth inning, Kassouf launched

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Spartans Win NW3A/4A Title

This is becoming rather monotonous. For the seventh time in eight years, the South Caldwell High baseball team captured the Northwestern 3A/4A Tournament championships. The Spartans (23-2), who have been to the title game nine consecutive times, received a masterful pitching performance from Spencer Greer as the Spartans defeated Hickory 4-0 in

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L-R Advances To Regional Finals

The 12th-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (48-12) moved into the finals of the 2012 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Tournament after splitting its two games on Saturday. L-R fell to Flagler (36-17), 2-0, before shutting out No. 9 Armstrong Atlantic State (45-11), 4-0, in an elimination game. Lenoir-Rhyne will now face Flagler in the regional championship

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Crawdads Blank Intimidators, 6-0

Jerad Eickhoff Shawn Blackwell combined on a six-hit shutout as the Hickory Crawdads defeated Kannapolis 6-0, at CMC-Northeast Stadium in Kannapolis on Saturday night.  Eickhoff (4-2) baffled the Intimidators (12-16) through the first seven innings, striking out seven batters and scattering only five hits. Blackwell, making his Crawdads debut, closed the game

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Oh, Give Me A Home.....

And as the song goes, where the buffalo roam, and the deer and the antelope play. Unfortunately, it's not that simple for Appalachian State University. The Mountaineers, who won three consecutive national football championships from 2005-07 in the Football Championship Series, are looking to strut their stuff Full Story

Hickory Trips Up Pioneers

The Watauga High women's soccer team closed out the regular season on a disappointing note Friday night. Hickory, which nailed down the No.2 seed overall in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference standings, bested WHS 3-0 Friday night at home. The Pioneers (11-6-1 9 overall; 7-4-1 NW3A/4A), despite the loss, are still the No.1 seed among the Class 4A

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'Dads Score Twice In Ninth In 4-3 Loss

The Hickory Crawdads just can't avoid falling behind early. That was the case again Friday night. For the third time in three days, the Crawdads (16-11) spotted the Greensboro Grasshoppers a 4-0 lead. And like they did the previous two days, Hickory rallied, but fell short in a 4-3 loss at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro. The Grasshoppers (19-8),

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Bobcats Ninth At Road Nationals

The Lees-McRae College cycling team sits ninth in the team omnium standings at the conclusion of the first day of the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, finishing eighth in the women's team time trial and ninth in the men's competition. Marian University holds the top spot in the team omnium standings after day one, winning the women's

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Arrowood Gets Record-Tying 26th Win

Ryan Arrowood (Rutherfordton, N.C./R-S Central) moved into a tie atop Appalachian State University baseball’s all-time wins list by pitching six solid innings in the 28th-ranked Mountaineers’ 8-7 triumph over UNC Greensboro on Friday night at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. Arrowood (9-0) scattered six hits, allowed just three runs (two earned) and

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Long Live The King.....

Unfortunately, the king died on Friday afternoon as the Hickory High baseball team dethroned Watauga, the defending champion, 12-5 in the semifinal round of the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Tournament at MSDeal Stadium in Granite Falls, N.C. Gavin Huffman delivered the deadly blow with a three-run double that hightlighted a six-run second inning that

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Bears Softball Wins Tenth Straight

Lenoir-Rhyne (47-11) prevailed in the opening round of the 2012 NCAA Division II Softball Southeast Regional Tournament with a 2-0 victory over Catawba (33-18) Friday afternoon on the campus of Armstrong Atlantic State University. Lenoir-Rhyne will take on seventh-seeded Flagler (35-17)

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ETSU Standout Joins ASU Women's Soccer Squad

Former ETSU standout Jenna Caudle (Middletown, Md./Middletown) has been signed as a member of Appalachian State University women's soccer, announced head coach Sarah Strickland on Friday. Caudle joins the Mountaineers and

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Watauga High junior Tyler Jones will represent the Pioneers at the North Carolina State Games in JUne in Winston-Salem. Jones, a two-year varsity starter on the baseball team, will play for District 7. Jones, despite a sore arm, has turned in

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Watauga High senior Hannah Babour has made a verbal commitment to attend Wheaton College a Division III school in Wheaton, IL, and a member of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin to run track and

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Greensboro Trips UP 'Dads

A two-run rally by the Hickory Crawdads in the top of the ninth wasn't enough as Greensboro picked up a 7-3 win Thursday night at NewBridge Bank Park. And like they did Wednesday afternoon, the Crawdads (16-10) fell behind early as

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Late Rally Saves WHS Soccer

It took nearly the entire game, but the Watauga High women's soccer team finally found the net and rallied to beat McDowell 2-1 in a non-conference game at Jack Groce Stadium Thursday night. Trailing 1-0 six minutes in, the PIoneers

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Bobcats Primed For Collegiate Road Nationals

he Lees-McRae College cycling team is poised for a repeat performance of last year's success at this weekend's USA Cycling Collegiate Road Nationals in Ogden, Utah, riding a head of steam after running away with the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Championship on April 22. Led by sophomores Rachel

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