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Mitchell Wins Payton Award

Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell of Eastern Washington University has been named the Walter Payton Award winner by The Sports Network.
Mitchell, who was named the Most Outstanding Player in the Football Championship Series championship game last year when

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Alumni Chapters Host Dinner with Coach Capel

Join the High Country and Wilkes alumni chapters for dinner at Beef 'O' Brady's on Friday, January 13.. Men's Basketball Head Coach

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Kostis Goes Undefeated At McDowell

Demetre Kostis earned Most Valuable Wrestler honors on Saturday and the Pioneers went 2-3 against a tough field at the McDowell Duals in Marion, NC.
Kostis, who earned his honor

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Werner Tops Podium At Cyclocross Nationals

The Lees-McRae College cycling team turned in an impassioned performance at the 2012 USA Cycling Collegiate Cyclocross Nationals this weekend in Madison, WI., finishing one point behind team omnium champion

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Kyle Turns In Second- Place Finish

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's and Women's Swimming Teams hosted Queens and Limestone Saturday afternoon in a tri-meet at the Shuford Physical Education Center.
Queens won the meet with victories over both

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Last Second Layup Dooms Mountaineers

Chattanooga’s Dontay Hampton rebounded an ASU miss and drove the length of the court to sink a layup with 0.8 seconds remaining and top Appalachian State University men’s basketball,

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Pfeiffer Surges To 73-63 Win Over Lady Bobcats

The Pfeiffer University women's basketball team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 37-27 margin over the final 20 minutes to break a halftime deadlock, and defeat the Bobcats 73-63 in Conference Carolinas play.
Pfeiffer (7-5, 1-1 CC) posted a field goal percentage of 42.9 percent on the afternoon, including

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LRU Women Down Carson-Newman, 80-69

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Basketball Team (11-2, 3-1) made it four wins in a row with an 80-69 victory over Carson-Newman College (8-4, 2-2) Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference game at Holt Fieldhouse.
L-R junior guard Whitley Culler (Mount Airy, N.C.) led the way with a

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Mountaineers Ground Phoenix to Open 2012

Appalachian State women’’s basketball overcame a slow start and a furious Elon rally to pick up a 72-58 Southern Conference road win on Saturday at Alumni Gym.
The Mountaineers (10-2, 4-0 SoCon) managed just five points in the first four minutes but

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Pioneers Slip, Stumble And Fall Again

The Watuaga High men's basketball team has hit a huge snag in its season.
For a team that came in with possible high expectations, the Pioneers (5-7 overall; 1-2 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) find themselves gasping for air. They've lost six of their last seven games. Their latest setback

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Huskies Crush West Wilkes, Win 12th Straight

The Ashe County High men's basketball team continues to dominate the competition. The Huskies (12-1; 8-0 in the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference) destroyed West Wilkes 73-46 in West Jefferson Friday night.
The Huskies, ranked seventh in the state in Class 2A by

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Bears Place Five On 2011 Don Hansen All-Region Teams

Five members of the Lenoir-Rhyne University Football Team have earned 2011 Don Hansen's NCAA Division II All-Super Region Two honors

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Peacock Finishes Second At Manchester

Landon Peacock put on a strong showing in his first appearance for Zap Fitness of Blowing Rock. Zap Fitness is a non-profit training center for post-collegiate, Olympic hopeful distance runners. The organization was founded

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New Hampshire junior linebacker Matt Evans kept busy throughout the entire regular season, leading the Football Championship Subdivision with

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SoCon Announces Partnership With Jostens

The Southern Conference today announced that Jostens, a leading designer and producer of championship rings and trophies for collegiate champions, has been named the "Exclusive Championship Ring Provider" of the NCAA Division I Southern Conference. Under the three-year

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LMC To Host Memorial Service For Megan Baab Jan. 12

Lees-McRae College will hold a memorial service to honor freshman cyclist Megan Baab, who passed away in a tragic training accident last month, on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at 2 p.m. in

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Bobcats Tabbed Second in Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll

The Lees-McRae College men's volleyball team is picked to finish second in the race for this spring's Conference Carolinas regular season championship, announced league officials Friday.
Lees-McRae posted a

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Wagner Joins Liberty Staff

Former Western Carolina football coach Dennis Wagner has joined the staff of coach Turner Gill at Liberty.
Wagner, who resigned in November after

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Edwards, Wasps Fall In Overtime

Former Pioneer Damian Edwards continued his stellar play Wednesday night for Emory & Henry College.
Edwards, a freshman who graduated from

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