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ASU Athletics to Host S.C. Upstate Reception on Nov. 4

Appalachian State University athletics will host a complimentary reception for Mountaineer faithful on Friday, Nov. 4 at the High Cotton restaurant in downtown Greenville, S.C. The event begins with a social hour at 6 p.m., followed by program at 7 p.m.

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Rhein Named SoCon ‘Defensive Player of the Week’

Appalachian State junior libero Courtney Rhein has been named as the SoCon Volleyball ‘Defensive Player of the Week’ for her efforts in leading the Mountaineers to three wins last week.

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UNC dismisses Ebele Okakpu

Interim coach Everett Withers says senior linebacker Ebele Okakpu has been dismissed from the team for conduct detrimental to the team. Withers would not elaborate further on the issue.

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UPDATED: Pack the Pantries Night At The Groce

Watauga High Athletics Director Tom Wright has announced that the final regular season home game of the season against Hibriten is going to be called "Pack the Pantries" night.  WHS will be collecting non-perishable food item

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WHS Tennis To Host Myers Park In Playoff Opener

The Watauga High women's tennis team will host Myers Park in the opening round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 4A Dual-Team State Playoffs at the Sports Complex.
The Pioneers (13-4) are the No.1 seed from the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference; the Mustangs (11-3) are the No.2 seed Full Story

Werner, Zaveta Pace Bobcats At Mountain Bike Championships

Kerry Werner (Birdsboro, Pa.) built upon a solid start to the weekend with another impressive showing on Sunday, winning the men's "A" short track race before finishing second in the downhill, as Erica Zaveta (Erwinna, Pa.) took the top spot in the women's "A" short track competition to lead the Lees-McRae College cycling team to a dominating performance at the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Mountain Bike Championships.


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ASU Women's Soccer Ties Chattanooga, 1-1

Early in the second half, ASU junior Hannah Coad (Alpharetta, Ga./Blessed Trinity) scored the game-tying goal and neither team was able to break the deadlock, as Appalachian State women’s soccer (5-9-2, 1-5-2 SoCon) earned a 1-1 tie with Southern Conference opponent Chattanooga (6-7-2, 1-6-1 SoCon) at ASU Soccer Stadium on Sunday.


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UPDATED: Middlebrook, Pioneers Run Strong In Virginia Meet


Watauga High junior Darby Middlebrook lost her first race of the season on Saturday.

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Eagles Pound Furman, 50-20

The Georgia Southern Football team (6-0, 5-0) scored 10 or more points in every quarter to pull off a 50-20 win over Furman (3-3, 2-2) at Paulson Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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UPDATED: Balanced attack lifts Bobcats over Falcons, 3-0

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team rallied from a pair of early deficits and withstood a furious rally in the second frame en route to a straight-set sweep of Pfeiffer University on Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas play.


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Mountaineers Sweep Paladins In Battle Of Top Teams

Appalachian State Volleyball solidified its place as the top team in the SoCon with a sweep of South Division leader Furman on Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Holmes Center. Full Story

UPDATED: Tusculum Gets By LRU, 26-25

The Tusculum College Football Team (2-5, 1-2) snapped a five-game losing streak with a 26-25 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne University (3-3, 2-1) Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference game at Pioneer Field.


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Mountaineers Muzzle Bulldogs

It wasn't pretty, but a win is a win. And at this point, Appalachian State University football coach Jerry Moore will take them anyway he can get them.
Take Saturday's game in Charleston, SC, for instance. The Mountaineers behind Jamal Jackson, who was making his first collegiate start, built what seemed like an insurmountable 49-14 lead. But Full Story

Pioneers Hope To Regroup

The Watauga High football team suffered a minor setback Friday night.
Yes, the Pioneers (5-4 overall; 3-1 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference) lost to South Caldwell (8-1; 5-0), but all is not lost. The Spartans, who have won eight in a row, rambled for 267 yards and beat WHS


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Vikings Dump Madison, 25-14

Quarterback Alex Villanueva ran for 66 yards and passed for 100 yards as the Avery High football team defeated Madison 25-14 on the road Friday night.

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Spartans Claim Share Of NW3A/4A Title

It's been a long journey for South Caldwell High football coach Butch Carter. He inherited a program that had only two wins in a three-year period. Any dreams of winning a conference championship at that time were nothing more than a pipe dream.


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LRU's Griewisch Finishes Second At The Blue Ridge Open

Lenoir-Rhyne University senior Kate Griewisch (Banner Elk, N.C.) finished second out of 177 runners Friday afternoon at the Blue Ridge Cross Country Open at the State Farm Fields.

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Bobcats claw past Royals, 3-1

Megan Mitchell (Minden, Nev.) posted a double-double with a match-high 47 assists and 11 digs to lead the Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team to a four-set victory over Queens University of Charlotte in Conference Carolinas play on Friday night in Williams Gymnasium.


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Two Late Goals Lift ASU Men’s Soccer to Win

Trailing with 10 minutes to play, ASU rallied with a pair of late goals as Appalachian State men’s soccer (8-2-2, 3-0 SoCon) defeated Southern Conference rival Georgia Southern (7-6-1, 3-2 SoCon) in a 2-1 win at Eagle Field on Friday evening. Full Story

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