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Apps Wrap Up Wake Forest Invitational

Appalachian State University track and field put forth another impressive early-season showing, this time at the Wake Forest Invitational over the weekend. On the men's side, Jared Stalling grabbed first-place in the hammer throw with a toss of 58.47 meters (191'10") and Alex Taylor finished first in the

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Bears' Softball Sweeps League Doubleheader From Newberry

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (28-9, 4-2) swept a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader from Newberry (13-10, 0-6), 3-1 and 5-2, Saturday afternoon at Bears Field.  On the day, the Bears hit four home runs and increased their winning streak to six games. In the opener, senior catcher

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Bobcats Edge Wolves

Jessica Travers (Asheville, N.C.) made eight saves, and Jessica MacConnell (Cary, N.C.) and Olivia Gudewich (Frederick, Md.) each posted a hat trick to lead the Lees-McRae College women’s lacrosse team to an 11-8 win over Newberry College on a rain-soaked Tate Field on Saturday afternoon. Lees-McRae (1-5) edged

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Richardson, Gammons Named All-District

The accolades just keep pouring in for Ashe County High senior Zeb Richardson. He was named the Mountain Valley Conference 1A/2A Conference Player of the Year and to the Class 2A All-State team by Now he's been named to the North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association

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LRU Splits Saturday DH With Anderson

Lenoir-Rhyne (9-23, 5-10) and Anderson (8-21, 3-12) split a South Atlantic Conference Baseball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. The Bears won the first contest by a 10-6 score but the Trojans prevailed in the nightcap, 9-8. In game one, L-R junior outfielder Rai Robinson (Kings Mountain, N.C.)

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L-R Women's Lacrosse Upends Edinboro For Seventh Consecutive Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Lacrosse Team's winning streak now stands at seven after a 15-11 victory over Edinboro (Pa.) (2-1) Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium. With the triumph, L-R improved to 8-2 on the season including a 7-0 mark at home. Junior Sarah Minick (Marietta, Ga.), sophomore

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Kassouf Homers Twice, ASU Belts Bulldogs

Daniel Kassouf (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) homered twice to lead Appalachian State University baseball to a series-clinching 9-4 win over The Citadel on Saturday afternoon at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. With the victory, Appalachian (16-3, 5-0 SoCon) moved to

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Trotman Takes Third, Blevins Fourth At Nationals

ASU seniors Austin Trotman (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) and Kyle Blevins (Sapulpa, Okla./Sapulpa) lit up the wrestling world, as Appalachian State University completed its performance at the 2012 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships hosted by Missouri at the

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Clutch Hitting Earns Apps a Twinbill Split with Furman

Appalachian State University softball split its twinbill with Furman on Saturday at Pepsi Stadium.  The Mountaineers (11-10, 2-3 SoCon) fell in the opening game, 3-1 and were victorious in the nightcap, 4-3. Appalachian scored the first run of the game in the top of the fourth-inning on a senior

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Men's Golf Sweeps Match Play Championship

One day after breezing to the top seed in qualifying, Appalachian State University men's golf swept the championship match play round against Nyack College at the Harmony Match Play Tournament on Saturday. In the top position, Dustin Hudson downed Camden Lawrence, 5-and-3, as none of the

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Apps Upset NC State, Advance To Sweet 16

Appalachian State University women’s basketball picked up its first-ever win over North Carolina State in a 66-62 victory in the second round of the 2012 WNIT on Saturday at Reynolds Coliseum. The Mountaineers (27-6) overcame a late first-half run by the Wolfpack (19-16) and advanced to the

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Kyle Becomes Bear's First All-American In Women's Swimming

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Chelsea Kyle made program history by becoming the first-ever All-American Friday evening at the 2012 NCAA Division II Women's Swimming and Diving National Championship at the Mansfield ISD Natatorium. Kyle, a freshman from Knoxville, Tenn., finished sixth in the finals

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Bears Beat Anderson In Series Opener

The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team (8-22, 4-9) narrowly beat Anderson (8-20, 2-11), 6-5, Friday evening in the first game of a South Atlantic Conference weekend series at Memorial Stadium. Junior first baseman Colton Hansley (Asheville, N.C.) hit a two-run home run while senior outfielder Stephan Arcieri

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Catawba Nips Bears In Men's Lacrosse

The Catawba College Men's Lacrosse Team (7-1, 3-1) scored the final two goals to come from behind and defeat Lenoir-Rhyne University (2-7, 0-3), 10-9, Friday night in a Deep South Conference contest at Shuford Stadium. Adam Hebert (Charlotte, N.C.) scored the game-winning goal

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LRU Men's Tennis Picks Up First Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Men's Tennis Team (1-7) picked up its first victory of the year with a 5-4 win over Concord University (6-1) Friday afternoon at Hickory High School. L-R rallied for the victory as senior Graydon Dunn (Charlotte, N.C.), junior David Richardson (Wake Forest, N.C.) and freshman

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Pioneers-Ardey Kell Postponed Again

Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee has announced that today's game between the Pioneers and Ardery Kell has been postponed for the second tinme in two weeks. The game was suppose to be played March 3 in Charlotte, but it was rained out. So, the teams decided to play today. But, thanks

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Pioneers Come Through Big For Brady

The Watauga High baseball team put its heart and dignity on display Friday night. Yes, they beat one of their heated rivals in Alexander Central 8-0 at WHS-High Field behind a masterful performance by senior Matt Proffitt. But Friday's effort goes beyond the win column. Instead it was a

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Proffitt Stands Tall Against Cougars

It took a little while for Watauga High senior Matt Proffitt to find his groove on the baseball diamond. An honorable mention all-conference performer in basketball this season, Proffitt has slowly rounded himself into baseball-playing shape. And Alexander Central got a taste of it Friday night. The right hander making his debut

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Pioneers Win NW3A/4A Opener

The Watauga High women's soccer team defeated Alexander Central 3-1 Friday night in its Northwestern 3A/4A Conference opener at the Sports Complex. Hannah Younger, Tori Derrick and Sierra Hill all scored

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