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Carter Named Preseason Player Of Year

Senior Omar Carter (Charlotte, N.C./Charleston Southern) was voted Southern Conference Preseason Player of the Year, and Appalachian State University men’s basketball was tabbed to finish second in the North Division by the league’s coaches, the SoCon announced on Wednesday.
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Patriots Barred From State Playoffs

Que Tucker, Deputy Comissioner of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, has announced that Freedom High School will not be allowed to participate in the state football playoffs this fall.
The reason, because five players

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Wood Qualifies for State

Sophomore Savannah Wood of Watauga High made her way back to the state golf tournament with a strong showing at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 4A Western Regional at the Pine Island Country Club in Charlotte.
Wood, who will make her second trip to state, fired a ten over

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Wofford Snaps ASU's Unbeaten Streak

The Terriers’ bite proved effective on Tuesday, as Appalachian State men’s soccer (8-3-4, 3-1-2 SoCon) had its 11-game unbeaten streak broken by Wofford (5-10-1, 1-5 SoCon) in Southern Conference action at ASU Soccer Stadium.

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Bobcats Ranked 5th In Aces Per Set

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team is ranked fifth in the nation in aces per set, announced NCAA officials Tuesday with the release of this week's NCAA Division II women's volleyball statistics.

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LMC Mens & Womens Soccer Ranked In Southeast Regional Poll

The Lees-McRae College men's soccer team is ranked fifth in this week's edition of the NSCAA/Continental Tires NCAA Division II Southeast Region Poll after registering a thrilling 1-0 extra time win over then-No. 7 Coker College on Saturday.

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The Watauga Black 3rd & 4th grade football team (The Mighty Mountaineers) defeated East Yancey 27-7 on Saturday, October 22.


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Carla Swart Inducted Into Fred I. Dickerson HOF

The Lees-McRae College athletic department inducted three new members into the Fred I. Dickerson Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, September 30 in McDonald Dining Hall., including collegiate cycling great, Carla Swart.

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Championships in singles and doubles in four different classifications are up for grabs this weekend as the North Carolina High School Athletic Association holds its annual women’s tennis tournament championships at four different sites. Semifinalists in both singles and doubles at the regional level qualify for the state championships.                   
The 4-A championships are scheduled for the Millbrook Exchange Park in Raleigh,


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LRU Men's Soccer Whips Brevard, 4-1

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Soccer Team (7-8-1, 3-4) won its second consecutive match Monday evening with a 4-1 victory over Brevard College (3-12-1, 1-7) in a South Atlantic Conference contest at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex.

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Panthers blank Pioneers

Hibriten scored twice in the first half and defeated the Watauga High men's soccer team 2-0 in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference match in Lenior Monday night.


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ASU Football Notebook: Kidd Brewer Stadium Attendance Record May Fall

With reserved seats sold out for weeks and general-admission grass seating being snatched up at a record pace, Kidd Brewer Stadium’s attendance record is in jeopardy when No. 5 Appalachian hosts top-ranked Georgia Southern on Saturday at The Rock. Last year’s homecoming crowd of 31,531 for a 34-31 win over No. 19 Elon is currently the largest Full Story

Bears Earn Two SAC Weekly Honors

Lenoir-Rhyne University's Major Herron (Kingsland, Ga.) and B.J. Woodley (Charlotte, N.C.) have been named the South Atlantic Conference Offensive and Defensive Players Of The Week, respectively, league officials announced this afternoon.

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Angellella NorPac East Rookie of the Week

Appalachian State University field hockey freshman Brooke Angellella was named NorPac East Rookie of the Week for the third time this season on Monday by the Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference.

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Mountaineers Ranked Fifth In National Polls

 The Appalachian State University football team moved up a notch in The Sports Network Poll.
The Mountaineers (5-2 overall; 3-1 Southern Conference), who defeated Samford 35-17 Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium, are currently ranked fifth in The Sports Network and FCS Coaches Polls. And the Mountaineers, having won four of their last five games,

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Cadet Named Special Teams Player Of Week

The Southern Conference has announced that Travaris Cadet of Appalachian State University is the Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week.
Cadet, a senior from Miami, Fla.,


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Pioneers Announce Schedule Change

Watauga High boys basketball coach Rob Sanders has announced an addition to the schedule.
The Pioneers will now play McDowell (a former Northwestern 4A opponent) at Lentz-Eggers Gym on Wednesday,

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Time Set For Pioneers' 2nd Round Match

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that the Pioneers volleyball team will tip off their second-round state playoff match with A.C. Reynolds at 6 p.m. at Lentz-Eggers Gym
The Pioneers (19-7), the No.1 seed from the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference, are riding


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LRU Volleyball Splits Two Matches Saturday

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Volleyball Team (17-10) split its two matches at a tri-meet Saturday at the Timken Center.  L-R fell to Montevallo by a 3-0 score before sweeping Limestone, 3-0.

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