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WHS Softball Knocks Off No.7 Blackhawks

The Watauga High softball team picked up its biggest win of the season on Satruday as the Pioneers blasted West Wilkes 14-3 in five innings in Millers Creek. The Blackhawks were

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Cougars Defeat ASU Women's Tennis, 7-0

After winning four-straight games, Appalachian State University women’s tennis saw its streak snapped with a 0-7 loss to College of Charleston in Southern Conference action on Sunday

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Xu Leads Women’s Golf at St. James

Yue Xu  shaved five strokes off of her second-round score to finish in sixth place with a 79-82-77=238 (+22) at Richmond’s Spider at St. James over the weekend. Appalachian State University

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Bears Split Doubleheader With UNC-Pembroke

The No. 25 Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (21-8) split a doubleheader with UNC Pembroke (11-16) on Sunday afternoon at Bears Field. The Bears won the first game by a 7-0 score but the Braves responded

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Pierson's Infield Hit Lifts ASU In Extra Innings

True freshman Michael Pierson (Coral Springs, Fla./Pine Crest) beat out an infield single with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to drive in the winning run of Appalachian State University

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ASU Softball Drops Opening SoCon Series

Appalachian State University softball left 10 runners on base as they fell to UNCG, 7-2, on Sunday at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium. The Mountaineers' (10-8, 1-2 SoCon) setback to the Spartans (8-14, 2-1 SoCon) gave the Apps their first series loss to UNCG since 2010.   The Spartan scored the

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Pioneers Moving Monday's Game To Mocksville


Watauga High baseball coach Pete Hardee has announced that Monday's baseball game between the Pioneers and Davie County, originally scheduled to be played in Boone, has been moved to Mocksville. The forecast is calling for a 40% chance of rain in Boone Monday with cloudy skies and a high of 60 degrees; the

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Pifer Named All-Conference

Watauga High senior Jake Pifer closed out his high-school career by being named to the Northwestern 3A/4A All-Conference team. He was the only all-conference selection for a Pioneers (10-15) team that registered its first losing record in four years (2008-09). Pifer, who has yet to sign his National Letter of Intent

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UPDATED: Richardson Named All-State By

Ashe County High senior Zeb Richardson has been named to the Class 2-A All-State Team in men's basketball by N.C. Richardson, has yet to sign to his national letter of intent to play college basketball last season, led the Huskies to a one of their best seasons in school history. Ashe County,

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Griewisch Earns All-American Honors At Nationals

Lenoir-Rhyne's Kate Griewisch finished fourth out of 10 runners in the women's 5,000-meter run at the 2012 NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field National Championships Saturday evening at the Myers Field House on the campus of Minnesota State University Mankato. Griewisch, a senior from Banner Elk, N.C.,

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LRU Softball Splits Doubleheader With Anderson

The No. 25 Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (20-7, 2-2) split a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader with Anderson (20-4, 1-1) Saturday afternoon at Smethers Field. Anderson prevailed in the first contest, 4-3, but Lenoir-Rhyne won in five innings in the nightcap, 9-0. The Trojans jumped out to a 4-0 lead

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ASU Women's Tennis Downs North Carolina Central

Appalachian State University women’s tennis picked up its fourth-straight by defeating North Carolina Central, 4-3, at NCCU Courts on Saturday. The Mountaineers (7-3, 1-0 SoCon) have won their last four matches and five of their last six, while the loss snaps a five-match

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Mountaineers Combine for 11 First-Place Finishes

Appalachian State University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field opened their respective seasons at the Coastal Carolina Invitational over the weekend and posted strong start on both sides to open the year. Breanna Alston notched two first-place finishes as Appalachian State University

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Bears Earn Doubleheader Split With Carson-Newman

Lenoir-Rhyne (6-21, 3-9) and Carson-Newman (11-13, 7-5) split a South Atlantic Conference baseball doubleheader Saturday at Bears Field. The Eagles won the first contest by a 4-3 score before the Bears rallied to prevail in the nightcap, 4-3. In game one, Carson-Newman defeated Lenior-Rhyne, 4-3. Trailing

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LRU Women's Lacrosse Wins Fifth Straight

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Lacrosse Team (6-2) put on a show with a convincing 25-1 win over Urbana (Ohio) (0-4) Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium. L-R junior Sarah Minick (Marietta, Ga.) scored a match-high nine goals as the Bears increased their winning streak to five contests. Lenoir-Rhyne

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ASU Splits Home Opening Twinbill with UNCG

Appalachian State University softball routed UNCG 8-0 in the first game of the doubleheader and fell, 9-4, in the nightcap on Saturday at Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium to open Southern Conference play and the home slate. The Mountaineers (10-8, 1-1 SoCon) defeated the Spartans (7-14, 1-1 SoCon) for the

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ASU Makes it 10 in a Row with Romp Over Davidson

Fueled by a nine-run fifth inning, Appalachian State University baseball rolled to its 10th-straight win, a 16-3 rout over Davidson on Saturday afternoon at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. Appalachian (12-2, 2-0 SoCon) scored in double-digits for the fifth time in six games to reach 10 victories in a row for the first time

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Garlow Handcuffs Pioneers

Ryan Garlow and the Hickory High baseball team kept its unblemished record intact. The lefthander, who won his second game of the season, scattered four hits as the Red Tornadoes (6-0 overall; 1-0 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) blanked Watauga 3-0 Friday night at

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WHS Softball Picks Up First Win

The Watuaga High softball team finally cracked the win column Friday night as the Pioneers knocked off Hickory 7-3 in a Northwestern 3A/4A Conference game. Riley Pudney went 4 1/3 innings and picked up the win. Pudney gave up three runs on four hits with four strikeouts and

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