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Record Rally Lifts ASU Over Elon

Appalachian State University matched its biggest rally in 40 seasons of NCAA Division I football, overcoming a 21-0 deficit to down Elon, 28-24, in Saturday’s regular-season finale at Rhodes Stadium. The 21-point deficit matched the largest that Appalachian Full Story

Mountaineers Stifle Gardner-Webb

Anna Freeman picked up her 12th career double-double as Appalachian State women’s basketball shut down Gardner-Webb in a 69-41 victory on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Paul Porter Arena.
The Mountaineers (1-1) forced the Runnin’ Bulldogs (0-3) into 28 turnovers and shot 43.1 percent (25-for-58) in the contest to pick up their second-straight win over Gardner-Webb.
Despite a slow start, Appalachian built a double-digit lead (23-13) with just over

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State Football Playoff Scores

The North Cartolina High School Association state football playoffs whittled its field down to 32 teams Friday night.
Mooresville High (12-2), which eliminated Watauga in the second-round of the state playoffs last Friday night, has marched its way into the Final Four in the Class 4A western playoffs. The Blue Devils

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LMC Eliminiated By No. 14 Bulldogs

The No. 14 and top-seeded Wingate University women's volleyball team rallied for a four-set win over eighth-seeded Lees-McRae College in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championships on Friday night in Cuddy Arena.
Wingate (31-0) maintained its unblemished record with a 23-25, 25-19, 25-19, and 25-14 win over Lees-McRae (27-9), posting a .250 hitting percentage while limiting the Bobcats to a .102 clip on the attack. The Bulldogs

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LRU Women Hold Off Francis Marion

The Lenoir-Rhyne University Women's Basketball Team (3-0) stayed undefeated on the year after downing Francis Marion University (0-1), 67-59, Friday night at the Biltmore Farms/Mars Hill Classic at Stanford Arena.
L-R freshman guard Jazmine Charles (Lexington, N.C.) led all scorers with

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ASU Softball Inks Five Players

Five student-athletes signed National Letter of Intent to join Appalachian State’s softball program during the fall signing period, head coach Shae Wesley announced on Friday. 
The incoming class includes Alex Sohl (Paducah, Ky./Lone Oak), Kristen Terry

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Bears Ousted By Armstrong Atlantic State

The seventh-ranked Armstrong Atlantic State Women's Soccer Team (17-2-3) defeated Lenoir-Rhyne (17-3-1), 1-0, Friday morning in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Finals at the Pirate Soccer Complex in Savanna, Ga.
AASU advances to the national quarterfinals to take on the winner of

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Capel Inks Two For 2012-13 Season

Appalachian State University head men’s basketball coach Jason Capel received National Letters of Intent from forwards Arthur McMillan (Nashville, Tenn./Lawson State) and Michael Obacha (Summerfield, N.C./High Point Christian) for the 2012-13 campaign, he announced on Thursday.
“I’m really excited about adding both of these guys,” Capel said. “They address two needs that we have, losing three of our four front-court players to graduation after this year. They will come in

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LRU Women's Soccer To Play In SE Regional Finals Friday

For the second consecutive year, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Soccer Team has advanced to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Division II National Tournament.  L-R will face Armstrong Atlantic State in the Southeast Regional Finals Friday at 11 a.m., at the Pirates Soccer Complex.
Lenoir-Rhyne (17-2-1) is ranked second in the Southeast Region this year while

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Bobcats Primed For Matchup With No. 14 Bulldogs

The Lees-McRae College women's volleyball team, fresh off the program's 13th Conference Carolinas regular season and tournament championship in the last 15 years, is primed for a deep run into this weekend's NCAA Division II Southeast Region Tournament.
Lees-McRae (27-8) is in the midst of another strong season, having posted its second consecutive undefeated record in conference play to run its league-record winning streak to

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Ten Huskies Earn All-MVC Honors

The Ashe County High football team had ten players named to the Mountain Valley 1A/2A Conference All-Conference team.
Lineman Josh Wineberg led the way. He was named the Defensive Player of the Year, and he was also an all-MVC choice on offense and defense. Matthew Sexton shared dual honors with Wineberg as he was an All-MVC selection both offensively and defensively.
Quarterback Sam Gammons and punter Anthony Federico were named all-conference

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ASU Women's Tennis Signs Two Players

Appalachian State women’s tennis coach Colin Crothers has added two new players to his squad. High school seniors Clare Cox (Greensboro, N.C./Grimsley) and Makenzie Lasure (Asheville, N.C./Asheville) signed National Letters of Intent for 2012-13.
“Mackenzie and Clare are two of the best players in North Carolina,” said Cruthers.

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ASU Baseball Inks Eight to Letters of Intent

Eight student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to join Appalachian State University’s baseball program during the fall signing period, head coach Chris Pollard announced on Wednesday. Right-handed pitcher Sam Agnew-Wieland (Marietta, Ga./Wheeler/Middle Georgia College), left-handed pitcher Alex Barr (Boonville, N.C./Starmount), outfielder Jaylin Davis (McLeansville, N.C./Northeast Guilford), infielder Dillon Dobson (Boonville, N.C./Starmount), catcher Alex Minton (Millers Creek, N.C./West Wilkes), infielder Dylan Richardson (Randleman, N.C./Randleman), right-handed pitcher Clyde Tate (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) and outfielder Preston Tiller (Charlotte, N.C./Ardrey Kell) will arrive at ASU next fall and take the field for the Mountaineers in 2013.
“Once again, we feel like we have signed

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Bears Down St. Andrews, 79-63, For First Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Team (1-2) picked up its first victory of the season, 79-63 over St. Andrews (0-3), Wednesday night at Harris Court.
L-R sophomore center Matt Kunz (Kernersville, N.C.)

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Bobcats Power Past Milligan, 96-61

Icey Patterson (Seneca, S.C.) dished out a game-high eight assists and added 14 points and four steals to lead the Lees-McRae College women's basketball team to a 96-61 win over Milligan College on Wednesday night in Williams Gymnasium.
Lees-McRae (3-0) recorded its third straight win to open the season, shooting at a 48.6 percent clip from the floor, while holding Milligan (1-4) to a field goal percentage of 37.9 percent. The Bobcats knocked down 8-of-13 from behind the arc while winning the battle on the glass by a 50-34 margin,

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Two Mountaineers Named All-Conference

Appalachian State volleyball placed two players on the Southern Conference’s all-conference team, as voted on by the league’s coaches and announced by the league office on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
Senior middle blocker Alison Blasingame received a nod for first team all-SoCon honors after leading

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Trotman Named SoCon Wrestler of the Week

Appalachian State’s Austin Trotman (Winston-Salem, N.C. / Mount Tabor) has been named Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week for all competitions through November 15.
Trotman’s Wrestler of the Week selection is his sixth of his career following honors received

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Old Appalachian Invite Nov. 23

Watauga High wrestling coach Todd Allan will make his head-coaching debut next Wednesday, November 23.
The Pioneers will officially open the season by hosting

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Clendenin Earns All-Southeast Region Honors

Lees-McRae College junior Taylor Clendenin (Statesville, N.C.) has been named to the 2011 Daktronics NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball all-Southeast Region team for the first time in her career, announced region officials Wednesday.
Clendenin becomes the third Daktronics all-region selection in program history, joining former Daktronics All-American and two-time all-region honoree Whitney Justice. A native of Statesville, N.C., Clendenin earned a spot on the second team after posting perhaps her best season

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