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Mountaineers Wrap Up Weekend at Auburn Invitational

Appalachian State University men's track and field turned in another impressive performance at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic on Friday and Saturday at Hutsell-Rosen Track. Chris Moen and Darius Purcell paced the Mountaineers with top finishes in their respective events. Moen captured first-place

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Sky Hawks Rally Past Bobcats

The Fort Lewis College women's lacrosse team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 13-3 margin in the first half, rallying from an early 3-2 deficit with a 19-0 surge en route to a 23-4 victory in non-conference play on Saturday afternoon on the campus of Lindenwood University. Fort Lewis (5-5) outshot

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Griewisch Breaks School Record At Stanford Invitational

L-R's Kate Griewisch ran a school-record 33:44 in the women's 10,000-meter race to win her heat late Friday at the Stanford Invitational at the Cobb Track and Angell Field. The time automatically qualifies Griewisch for the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field National Championships. In addition,

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LRU Men's Lacrosse Defeats Coker In Regular Season Finale

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Lacrosse Team (5-10) ended the 2012 campaign on a high note with a 19-7 victory over Coker (2-13) Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium. The Bears also concluded the season on a three-match winning streak. Lenoir-Rhyne showed good offensive balance with four players scoring

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Bears Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Mars Hill

The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team (12-31, 8-16) split a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader with Mars Hill (16-28, 8-16) on Saturday at Bears Field. Mars Hill held on to win the first contest, 6-5, before L-R salvaged the split with a 6-2 victory in the second game. In the opener, the Lions jumped out to a 4-0 lead

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ASU Opens Pivotal Series By Defeating CofC

Daniel Kassouf (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) and Trey Holmes (Rockwell, N.C./East Rowan) homered to spark a five-run seventh inning that lifted No. 30 Appalachian State University baseball to an 8-6 victory over visiting College of Charleston in the opener of a pivotal Southern Conference series on Friday evening at

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ASU Softball Nips Western Carolina

Appalachian State University softball snaps its seven-game skid with a big victory over Western Carolina, 6-5, on Friday at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium.  The Mountaineers improved to 13-17 and 4-7 in conference with the help of junior Meghan Smith's 3-for-3 day and freshman Sarah Warnock's two hits.  The Catamounts fell

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'Dads Win Season Opener At Kannapolis

The Hickory Crawdads opened the season with a 5-1 win against the Kannapolis Intimidators, before 3,197 fans at CMC-NorthEast Stadium in Kannapolis Friday night. Zach Cone put the Crawdads (1-0) in front with a solo home run in the top of the second inning. However, Kannapolis (0-1) came right back with to tie

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Bears Take Down Mars Hill, 12-8

The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team (11-30, 7-15) rallied from a three-run deficit to win the first game of a South Atlantic Conference weekend series, 12-8, over Mars Hill (15-27, 7-15) Friday evening at Bears Field. L-R freshman outfielder Ivan Vieitez (Miami, Fla.) finished with three hits and a game-high four RBI

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L-R Splits Doubleheader With Brevard

The No. 23 Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (38-11, 10-4) split a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader with Brevard (19-20, 8-8) Friday afternoon at Bears Field. The Tornados won the first contest, 5-1, before the Bears prevailed in the nightcap, 4-3, in 11 innings. In the opener, Lenoir-Rhyne 1 The Tornados'

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Bears Finish Season In Convinicing Fashion

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Lacrosse Team (12-4) ended its 2012 season with a 21-8 victory over SCAD (10-4) Friday afternoon at the Savannah College of Art & Design Sports Complex. L-R junior Sarah Minick (Marietta, Ga.) and freshman Mary Minick (Marietta, Ga.) each finished with five goals while

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UPDATED: WHS Track Dominates Home Meet

There's no place like home. Just ask Watauga High men' and women's track coach Randy McDonough. The WHS men and women simply blew the field away Wednesday at Jack Groce Stadium. The men's team

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WHS Tennis, Soccer Rained Out

The Watuaga High men's tennis match with South Caldwell and the women's soccer match with McDowell were rained out Thursday. The WHS softball game with T.C. Roberson was cancelled on Wednesday. No

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ASU Women's Tennis Rained Out at Wofford

Wednesday's Appalachian State University women's tennis match at Wofford has been postponed due to rain. The Mountaineers and Terriers will take to the courts again on Monday at 3 p.m. Action in the

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13 Mountaineers Earn All-Academic Honors

Appalachian State University saw 13 of its student-athletes earn a spot on the Southern Conference Academic all-Conference list, released by the league office on Thursday. The Academic all-SoCon honorees,

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Season Opener at Kannapolis Rained Out

Thursday's scheduled Opening Night match-up between the Hickory Crawdads and Kannapolis Intimidators at CMC-NorthEast Stadium in Kannapolis has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be

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Bears Ranked 23rd In National Poll

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Softball Team moved back into the national rankings this week as the Bears are ranked No. 23 in the latest NFCA NCAA Division II Top 25 Poll. NFCA is the National Fastpitch Coaches

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Bobcats Split Twin Bill With Barton

Senior Lindsey Huntsinger (Asheville, N.C.) launched a solo home run on her birthday, and Laurel Gregg (Mars Hill, N.C.) tossed a one-hit shutout in game one to lead the Lees-McRae College softball team to a

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Tough Night For WHS LX

The Watauga High men's and women's lacrosse teams suffered set backs Wednesday night. The women's team (3-6 overall), which has dropped two in a row, were bested by Bishop McGuinness 23-12 at home; the men's team (5-4 overall; 3-1 in district play) lost at

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