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Realignment Still Undecided

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association heard arguments and proposals on Monday concerning realignment, which begins in August of 2013. As of now, Watauga High has been placed in an eight-team conference with Fred T. Foard, South Caldwell, Hibriten, Hickory, St. Stephens, Freedom and Patton. And the Pioneers

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WHS Grapplers Squash Red Tornadoes

The Watauga High wrestling team pulled off a much-deserved victory Tuesday night at Craft Gymnasium. The Pioneers, who have gone through their share of growing pains this seaosn, routed Hickory

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Bears, Davis Down Tusculum, 51-47

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Team (9-9, 5-4) bounced back with a 51-47 victory over Tusculum (7-10, 4-5) Wednesday night at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium in a South Atlantic Conference game. Lenoir-Rhyne senior guard Kevin Davis (Charlotte, N.C.) led the way

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Arcieri Named First-Team All-SAC

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Stephan Arcieri has been named to the 2012 All-South Atlantic Conference Preseason First Team for baseball, league officials announced today. Catawba, the defending South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Champions, was picked to repeat after receiving

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Whitted, Cardwell Join ASU Football Staff

Nine-year National Football League veteran Alvis Whitted and former Mountaineer tight end Nic Cardwell have joined Appalachian State University’s football staff as wide receivers and tight ends coach, respectively, head coach Jerry Moore announced on Wednesday. A Durham, N.C. native, Whitted comes to ASU

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WHS Women Nearly Pull Off Upset

Watauga High women's basketball coach Klay Anderson, despite his mild-mannered looks, has a daring attitude. He resembles a man, who when challenged to cross that line, will take that step with determination and confidence. Well, Anderson has brought that persona to the women's basketball program at WHS during his five-year stay. And the Pioneers, thanks to that attitude,

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Hoops 4 Hope

Hoops 4 Hope is a basketball game centered around hope. Hope for early detection, hope for increased survival, hope for a cure!! The Ashe County Lady Huskies basketball program will join the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and over

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Bobcats down Valkyries, 77-45

Icey Patterson (Seneca, S.C.) poured in a career-best 20 points and recorded game-highs of seven steals and five assists on Tuesday night, leading the Lees-McRae College women's basketball team to a 77-45 win over Converse College in Conference Carolinas play in Williams Gymnasium. Lees-McRae (6-9, 2-7 CC) posted a field goal percentage of

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LRU'S Brennan Named Pre-Season All-SAC

Lenoir-Rhyne's Tommy Brennan has been named to the 2012 All-South Atlantic Conference Men's Tennis Preseason Second Team, league officials announced this afternoon. Brennan, a sophomore from Miami, Fla., was Lenoir-Rhyne's

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Presley Returns Punt For TD

They say good things happen to those who wait. Well, if that's the case, then Appalachian State Univeristy senior DeAndre Presley, who endured a somewhat disappointing season for the Mountaineers, is reaping the rewards at the right time. Presley, who played multiple positions after an injury forced him out as ASU's starting quarterback, Full Story

Sydnor Named SoCon Player Of Week

After averaging 14.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game and helping lead Appalachian State University women’s basketball to three league victories, freshman Maryah Sydnor (Radford, Va./Radford) was named the Southern Conference Player of the Week by the

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Love, Mauser Earn All-SAC Preseason Honors

Lenoir-Rhyne University senior Emily Mauser (Hickory, N.C.) and junior Kelsey Love (Port Orange, Fla.) were both selected to the 2012 All-South Atlantic Conference Women's Tennis Preseason Second Team, league officials announced today. Meanwhile, Wingate University was picked

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LMC Places 143 On Fall Presidential Honor Roll

The Lees-McRae College athletic department placed 143 student-athletes on the 2011 Conference Carolinas Fall Presidential Honor Roll, announced league officials Tuesday. Lees-McRae and Conference Carolinas continue to

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Wineberg Commits To Westen Carolina

Defensive lineman Josh Wineberg of Ashe County High School has made a verbal commitment to play college football at Western Carolina University next fall. Wineberg, who stands 6-foot-6 and weighs in at 240 pounds, will make it official

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Bobcats Top First Southeast Region poll

The Lees-McRae College men's track and field team sits atop the first installment of the 2012 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association Indoor Track and Field Southeast Region Poll, announced USTFCCCA officials Tuesday. Lees-McRae tops the region with a total of 437.85, followed by Mars Hill College (278.09),

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ASU Men’s Soccer Names Bilyk New Assistant

Appalachian State University men’s soccer head coach Matt Nelson announced the hiring of assistant coach Jeff Bilyk on Tuesday. Bilyk comes to Appalachian having served as an assistant at Southern Conference-rival Davidson and Director of Coaching for North Meck Soccer Club

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Signing Day Reception Set for Feb. 1

Appalachian State University football, ASU athletics development and the High Country chapter of the Yosef Club will host Appalachian's fourth-annual National Signing Day reception on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the Appalachian Athletics Center. ASU head coach Jerry Moore, recruiting coordinator Scot Sloan, offensive coordinator Scott Satterfield and defensive coordinator Dale Jones will all share

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Watauga Storm Fundraising Night

The Watauga Storm will be having a fundraising night at Canyons in Blowing Rock on Wednesday, January 25 2012. The event will be held from 5:00-8:00 and mention

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Coaches vs. Cancer Night Postponed

Tonight's scheduled Coaches vs. Cancer event, in partnership with the America Cancer Society, has been postponed, announced Director of Athletics

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