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Lions claw Bobcats, 7-2

The Mars Hill College women's tennis team swept doubles play and won two of the top three singles flights en route to a 7-2 win over Lees-McRae College in non-conference play on Saturday afternoon. Mars Hill's duo of Erika Pinate and Tatiana Dualiby opened the day with an 8-1 win over

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ASU Sweeps Twinbill From Akron

Appalachian State University baseball got clutching hitting in Game One and strong pitching in Game Two to sweep a doubleheader from Akron by scores of 8-3 and 4-1 on Saturday evening at Latham Park. With the victories, Appalachian came away from its first weekend of the season with a

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ASU Wrestling Buries Blue Devils, 29-6

Appalachian State University wrestling began its final weekend of the regular season in impressive fashion, routing Duke, 29-6 in non-conference action at Varsity Gymnasium on Saturday. Appalachian State (12-4) will wrestle its final dual against Davidson on Sunday, while Duke (3-10) looks forward to its

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ASU Softball Trounces NCCU on 27 Hits and 18 Runs

Appalachian State University softball put on a hitting clinic with a combined 27 hits in a doubleheader rout over N.C. Central, 12-1 and 6-1, on Saturday at Thomas Brooks Park. The Mountaineers (4-4) tallied 14 hits in game one and 13 in the nightcap and had nine players with two or more hits in the pair of contests. Freshman

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ASU Women’s Tennis Edged by Radford, 4-3

Despite winning three matches, the Mountaineers were unable to hold off the Highlanders, as Appalachian State University women’s tennis was edged by Radford, 3-4, at the Burleson-Burrows Tennis Center on the Campus of Virginia Tech on Saturday. The team result came down to the final singles match, but Radford (4-2) was able to pull out the victory over Appalachian State (3-3). Juniors Jennifer Ansari

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LRU Women's Lacrosse Earns First WIn Under Coach Reuschle

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Lacrosse Team (1-1) picked up its first win of the 2012 season and its first victory under Head Coach Sue Reuschle with a 19-3 triumph over Catawba (0-1) Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium.
L-R junior Sarah Minick (Marietta, Ga.) led all scorers with

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Bears Earn Split at Francis Marion

Lenoir-Rhyne (8-2) and Francis Marion (8-2) split a doubleheader in softball Saturday afternoon at Bears Field.  Francis Marion won the first contest, 6-4, while L-R won the second game by a score of 6-4 as well.  The Bears are ranked No. 9 in NCAA Division II. In game one, Francis Marion defeated

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Bears Win At Brevard, 66-59, Move Into First Place

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Basketball Team (19-6, 11-5) moved into a first-place tie in the South Atlantic Conference standings after defeating Brevard (6-18, 1-15), 66-59, Saturday afternoon at Boshamer Gymnasium.
Senior guard Cameron Sealey (Mount Holly, N.C.) finished with a team-high

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Bears Earn Split At Lincoln Memorial

Lenoir-Rhyne (3-10, 1-2) and Lincoln Memorial (4-7, 2-1) split a South Atlantic Conference baseball doubleheader Saturday at Bears Field.  The Railsplitters won the first game by a 9-2 score while the Bears prevailed in the second contest, 3-2. In game one, Lincoln Memorial knocked off

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Drummonds, Wright Make College Debuts

Two former Watauga High Pioneers squared off against each other Saturday in Winston-Salem. Shelby Drummonds, who was named All-State as a junior and is now a freshman at Salem College, and Tori Wright, a freshman at Peace College, began

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Pioneers Sweep Bobcats

The Tusculum College softball team walked off with an extra-inning victory on Saturday afternoon en route to a sweep of a doubleheader against Lees-McRae College in non-conference play. Tusculum (4-4) tallied 10 hits on the afternoon, driving in five runs while recording a shutout against

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Seniors Lead ASU Past Winthrop Home Finale

Led by 15 points each from seniors Isaac Butts (Milledgeville, Ga./Georgia Military College Prep) and Omar Carter (Charlotte, N.C./Charleston Southern), five players scored in double figures to lead Appalachian State University men’s basketball to a 76-64 win over Winthrop on Saturday at the Holmes Center. In the final home game

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Mountaineers’ Win Streak Snapped at Davidson

Appalachian State University women’s basketball saw its 10-game winning streak come to an end with a 61-54 loss at Southern Conference rival Davidson on Saturday. The Mountaineers (21-4, 15-2 SoCon) were unable to overcome a slow start in the first half as the Wildcats (19-7, 15-2) used a balanced offensive attack and

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Royals surge past Bobcats, 79-60

Dyonna Battle poured in a game-high 26 points to lead the Queens University of Charlotte women's basketball team to a 79-60 win over Lees-McRae College in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday afternoon in Williams Gymnasium.
Queens (9-15, 7-8 CC) posted a field goal percentage of 47.2 percent on the

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Falcons Scratch By Bobcats In Four Sets

The Pfeiffer University men's volleyball team posted 15 blocks and a .314 hitting percentage en route to a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Lees-McRae College in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday afternoon in Williams Gymnasium.
Pfeiffer (7-1, 5-0 CC) won the match by scores of

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Bobcats Turn In Strong Performance at ASU

Nazaire Saintine (Douglasville, Ga.) nearly equaled his own school record in the high jump on Friday at Appalachian State University's Pre-Conference Meet, posting a mark of 2.01 meters to finish third. Richard Lane (Concord, N.C.) placed fifth in the competition with a mark of 1.86 meters, as

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Pioneers Open Playoffs At East Gaston

The Watauga High men's basketball team has earned a No.9 seed in the Western Pod and the Pioneers will open the state playoffs on the road Monday night in Mount Holly, N.C., against East Gaston, the No.8 seed at 7 p.m. (our coverage begins at 6:40 p.m. on Oldies 100.7 FM). The WHS women

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Three WHS Matmen Advance

The Watauga High wrestling team had three of its wrestlers advance to the quarter-final round on Friday night in the opening-round of the Class 4A Western Regional at Hough High School in Charlotte. Mark Townsend at 106 pounds, Gus Coffey at 113, and Demetre Kostis at 132 all won their first-round matches. Townsend (23-9), who was seeded fifth at 106, defeated Justin Wright of T.C. Roberson, 7-3;

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Huskies Denied MVC Title

As the old cliche goes, it's tough beating a team twice in one season. It's nearly impossible to beat them three times. Well, the Ashe County High men's basketball team felt the affects of that scenario Friday night in Moravian Falls. Wilkes Central, which had lost twice to

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