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High School Basketball Results From Wednesday, 1/26/22

Girls Mountain Foothills 7 2A Conference R-S Central: 79 Patton: 57 Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference Bandys: 71 Bunker Hill: 69 East Burke: 55 Lincolnton: 35 Western Foothills 3A Conference Hickory: 58 Statesville: 36 St. Stephens: 55 Fred T. Foard:…

Five Players Score in Double Figures as L-R Men’s Basketball Wins at Mars Hill

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Team scored the second-most points in a game this season, and shot over 47 percent from the field in a road victory over Mars Hill, 96-84. The Bears turned the ball over just six times in…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Downs Mars Hill

For the second time in three days, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball team came away with a double-digit win. After LR’s 19-point win at Lincoln Memorial on Monday, the Bears traveled to Mars Hill and defeated the Lions 74-57 on Wednesday…

Ramseur Named New Football Coach at Fred T. Foard

Michael Ramseur has been named the new head football coach at Fred T. Foard. Ramseur takes over for Ryan Gettys who was in his second stint as the head coach for the Tigers. Ramseur has been with the Tigers as…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Win Fourth Straight

App State women’s basketball won its fourth straight game to remain atop the Sun Belt Conference standings with a 66-61 triumph over Coastal Carolina on Wednesday at the Holmes Convocation Center. In front of several groups of children from nearby…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Garner Three All-State Honors

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Team placed three players on the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association All-State team as announced by the organization. Ria Acton and Leonie Proessl were selected to the First Team while Vivien Becker Peralta was a…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Place Two on All-State Team

Teammates Victor Cascon and Carles Montoliu Lobo have been named North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association First Team All-State as announced by the organization. The duo helped LR to a national ranking and a spot in the NCAA Tournament. The…

L-R Softball Picked to Finish Third in South Atlantic Conference

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team has been picked to finish third in the South Atlantic Conference Coaches’ Poll as announced by the league. Lincoln Memorial was selected first while Anderson was selected to finish second. On top of being picked third…

Anderson Named to 2022 North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame Class

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announce the NCHSAA Hall of Fame Classes of 2021 & 2022. Former West Caldwell and Maiden head boys basketball coach and current South Caldwell boys basketball coach Danny Anderson has been selected…

Appalachian State Wrestling Dominates Gardner-Webb

In a matchup of teams with unbeaten SoCon records, App State recorded pins in three of the first four contested matches and received bonus points in seven victories to post a 42-3 win against Gardner-Webb. The Mountaineers improved to 5-2…

High School Basketball Results From Tuesday, 1/25/22

Girls Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference Draughn: 57 Mitchell: 39 Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference East Burke: 50 Bandys: 36 Newton-Conover: 69 Lincolnton: 31 Maiden: 45 West Lincoln: 43 Western Foothills 3A Conference Fred T. Foard: 81 West Iredell: 32 Hickory:…

Trio of Bears Named to Volleyball All-State Team

The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) has announced the Volleyball All-State teams and a trio of Bears earned First Team honors. Rachel Bewick was named First Team Libero, Taylor Prall was First Team Outside Hitter and Emma Clark…

Bears Swimming Pick Up A Pair of Swimmer of the Week Awards

The Bluegrass Mountain Conference announced today that Lenoir-Rhyne’s Kimberly Scheiber and Spencer Ashby were selected as this week’s Bluegrass Mountain Conference Swimmer’s of the Week for the week ending January 22nd. Ashby, a graduate student from Spartanburg, S.C., won three…

App’s Allesch Named Sun Belt Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

Alexia Allesch was named women’s basketball Sun Belt Player of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday. The transfer from Seton Hall, earned the award for the first time with the Mountaineers. She recorded a career-high of 20 points and…

Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field Women First, Men Second in Southeast Regional Rankings

The Lenoir-Rhyne women’s track and field team sits atop the first Southeast Regional Rankings released by the U.S Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Tuesday. The Bear men sit in 2nd place in its initial rankings…

Lenoir-Rhyne Swimming Team Earn Scholar All-American Honors

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Lenoir-Rhyne University Men’s and Women’s Swimming Teams for Scholar All-American honors. Lenoir-Rhyne was one of 519 teams to receive the award for the fall semester across all…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Picked Fifth in SAC Preseason Poll, Four Make All-Conference

The Lenoir-Rhyne baseball team was picked to finish fifth in the 2022 South Atlantic Conference Preseason Poll released Tuesday morning. Defending National Champion Wingate was picked first, gathering 10 out of 13 first-place votes. The Bears received 117 total points,…

Hickory Crawdads Announce Christian Concert Bands, Dates

The Hickory Crawdads announce the post-game Christian Concert lineup for 2022. Love & The Outcome will play the first concert following the Crawdads game on Saturday, May 14th and Ryan Stevenson will headline the second concert date on Saturday, July…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Rebounds With Road Win

Caldwell Community College men’s basketball team defeated Denmark Tech 95-86 on the road Monday night. The Cobras held a three point lead at the half, but outscored Denmark, 54-48 in the second half. Toyaz Solomon led all scorers with 29…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Dominates Lincoln Memorial

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Team snapped a four game losing skid with a 62-43 win at Lincoln Memorial game on a rare Monday night game. The Bears held Lincoln Memorial scoreless from the floor for 13:55 during the second and…

Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field Competed at JDL Flat is Fast Invitational

After the last two events were canceled, the Lenoir-Rhyne men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams competed at the JDL Flat is Fast Invitational at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem on Sunday. The were no team scores or relays…

State Wrestling Tournament Altered Due To Multiple Inclement Weather Delays

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Board of Directors has voted to postpone the first and second rounds of the 2022 Dual Team Wrestling Tournament due to multiple inclement weather situations across the state over the past several…

High School Basketball Results From Monday, 1/24/22

Girls Mountain Foothills 7 2A Conference Patton: 54 Chase: 8 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Ashe County: 49 Hibriten: 42 Boys Mountain Foothills 7 2A Conference Patton: 80 Chase: 37 Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference West Caldwell: 71 East Burke: 46 Northwestern…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball Falls on the Road

The Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute men’s basketball team fell on the road Sunday to USC-Salkehatchie, 93-86. This game had been postponed on two occasions from its originally scheduled Friday contest due to snow in South Carolina. The Cobras…

CVCC Bass Fishing Compete at Strike King Bassmaster College Series

The Catawba Valley Community College bass fishing team put together a gritty, solid performance during the 2022 Strike King Bassmaster College Series at Harris Chain in Florida this past weekend. Ten Red Hawk anglers competed at the two-day event against…

App State Men’s Basketball Wins Fourth Straight

Behind 24 points from Adrian Delph and 16 from Michael Almonacy, App State men’s basketball pushed its winning streak to four games with a 70-62 victory at Georgia Southern on Saturday. App State stands at 12-9 on the season and…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Wins Behind Career Day From Allesch

Alexia Allesch pulled down the final rebound of the game as the clock ticked down to zero, capping a spectacular individual performance in App State’s 67-61 win over ULM on Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers (9-8, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference) are…

L-R Men’s Basketball Lose One Possession Game For the Fifth Time This Season

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Team dropped a tough 2-point loss in Shuford Gymnasium as Coker stole a road win, 62-60 on Saturday. The Cobras had four players score in double figures in a hotly contested game that featured seven ties…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Loses in Overtime

Trailing by 63-52 with 2:45 left in the fourth quarter, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Team scored the last eleven points to force overtime Saturday afternoon inside Shuford Memorial Gymnasium. However, the Bears were outscored 9-2 in the last 3:15 minutes…

L-R Women and Men’s Swimming Dominates at King Tri-Meet

Lisa Boernigen and Kimberly Scheiber each won three events as the Bears swept the King Tri-meet on Saturday. The Bears defeated Emory & Henry 174-69 and King 150-104 on the afternoon. Boenigen took home a win in both the 50…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Defeated Spartanburg Methodist

The Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team held off a late charge from visiting Spartanburg Methodist, defeating the Pioneers 64-58 to pick up its third-straight win on Friday afternoon at the Tarlton Complex. Sophomore forward Kelis Carmon led the…

Appalachian State Wrestling Picks Up a Pair of Wins

App State Wrestling won its first 15 matches in a two-dual night at Varsity Gym, posting a 42-0 shutout of SoCon foe VMI before closing the tripleheader with a 28-3 victory against Little Rock. The Mountaineers (4-2, 2-0 SoCon) accounted…

Speedway Motorsports Announces Plans for North Wilkesboro Speedway

Speedway Motorsports President and CEO Marcus Smith shared his vision for the future of North Wilkesboro Speedway during the Wilkes County Chamber of Commerce 75th Membership Celebration Thursday night. Earmarked within the North Carolina state budget that was passed in…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Comes From Behind Late To Win Over Wake Tech

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team held off a late rally by visiting Wake Tech to earn a 95-93 Region 10 victory at the Tarlton Complex on Thursday afternoon. Anthony Allen led the Red Hawks (8-6, 4-3) with…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Grinds Out Win Over Louisiana

App State used a feisty defense to earn a 55-46 win over last year’s regular-season Sun Belt champion Louisiana and hand head coach Angel Elderkin her 100th career victory. Playing without three key Mountaineers, App State (8-8, 2-1 SBC) stepped…

Appalachian State Men Edges Out Georgia State

Justin Forrest hit a turnaround jumper with 1.4 seconds left to lead App State men’s basketball past Georgia State by a 61-60 score on Thursday evening. App State (11-9, 5-2 SBC) held an eight-point lead at the half and pushed…

L-R Men’s Basketball Falls at Wingate

A huge second half by Jaren Cottingham and the Bulldogs erased an 11-point halftime deficit as Lenoir-Rhyne fell to Wingate in Cuddy Arena, 83-75. The Bears were playing shorthanded on the night, playing without leading scorer Jalen Johnson and key…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Falls to Conference Undefeated Wingate

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Team fell to SAC-Leader Wingate 83-42 on the road Wednesday evening as the Bulldogs move to 13-0 in SAC play. Brandi Hudson scored in double figures for the sixth straight game to lead the Bears. After…

App’s Millner Named Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week

App State’s Jonathan Millner has been named the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week thanks to his decisive win in a top-10 showdown last Thursday at Duke. Millner joins teammates Will Formato, Thomas Flitz and Caleb Smith as Mountaineers who…

App’s Simmons Named Sun Belt Conference Women’s Field Athlete of the Week

Peighton Simmons was named Sun Belt Women’s Field Athlete of the Week on Wednesday for her recording-breaking performance at the App State Invite. At the App State Invite, Simmons broke the Holmes Center record with a triple jump mark of…

App’s Delph Named Sun Belt Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

App State men’s basketball senior Adrian Delph has been named Sun Belt Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. It marks the second Sun Belt Player of the Week honor for Delph in his career. He also…

Appalachian State Baseball to Play Contest at L.P. Frans Stadium This Season

Appalachian State will take on UNC Asheville at LP Frans Stadium on Tuesday, March 29th. The game will have a 6pm first pitch with gates opening at 5pm. Tickets are on sale now for the game on the Crawdads’ website.…

Appalachian State’s King Earns Most Outstanding Performer at ETSU Invitational

App State women’s track and field concluded indoor action of the ETSU Track and Field Invitational Saturday as four Mountaineers captured first place. LaBria King was named the ETSU Track and Field Invitational Most Outstanding Performer, winning the 200 meter…

Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Falls in Season Opener

App State women’s tennis fell in its spring opener to No. 3-ranked North Carolina on Saturday. The Tar Heels (2-0), won the doubles point. At No. 1 doubles, Helena Jansen and Ellie Murphy dropped a tough 6-3 decision to the…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Drops Eight Point Contest to Carson-Newman

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Team dropped a tough contest to Carson-Newman in SAC play on Saturday afternoon, 73-65. The Eagles had four players score in double figures and erased an eight point second half deficit to win. For the eighth…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Defeats Little Rock On the Road

App State used a suffocating defense and an efficient second-half offense to earn its first Sun Belt victory of the season, 60-49, at Little Rock on Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers (7-8, 1-1 SBC) and Trojans (6-6, 1-1) were tied at…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Routs Brunswick CC

Playing for the first time in 26 days, the Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team showed no signs of rust in a dominant 105-44 victory against visiting Brunswick at the Tarlton Complex on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore forward Kelis Carmon…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Fall to Carson-Newman

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Team fell to Carson-Newman 81-70 Saturday afternoon inside Shuford Memorial Gymnasium. Emily Harman was one rebound shy of a double-double as the sophomore scored 25 points on 11-18 shooting in the contest while adding nine rebounds.…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Defeated Coastal Carolina in Overtime

Donovan Gregory tallied a career-high 20 points as App State men’s basketball defeated Coastal Carolina for the second time in three days in overtime by an 84-76 score on Saturday afternoon. Gregory’s 20 points bettered his career-best of 19 points,…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Rebounds For Win

The Caldwell Community College men’s basketball team defeated Brunswick Community College 95-73 at home Saturday afternoon. Brunswick opened the game with a 7-0 run before Caldwell got a three-pointer from Shawn Nelson with 15:22 left in the first half for…

High School Basketball Results From Friday, 1/14/22

Girls Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference Maiden: 61 Lincolnton: 31 Newton-Conover: 57 Bunker Hill: 39 Western Foothills 3A Conference St. Stephens: 46 Statesville: 36 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference South Caldwell: 49 Freedom: 39 Watauga: 51 Alexander Central: 47 Boys Catawba Valley…

App’s Jackson Garners Invite to NFL Scouting Combine

App State linebacker D’Marco Jackson has received an invitation to the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine. The combine will be held from March 1-7 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and covered by the NFL Network. Named the Sun Belt’s Defensive…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Drops High Scoring Heartbreaker

In a game that featured 14 ties, 12 lead changes and 190 total points, it was the home team Arkansas State that prevailed 98-92 over App State in the Mountaineers’ Sun Belt Conference opener Thursday. Angel Elderkin’s team, which had…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football’s Young To Play in East-West Shrine Bowl

Lenoir-Rhyne wide receiver Dareke Young has been selected to the 2022 East-West Shrine Bowl. Young, a 6-3, 220 lb graduate student played in 43 career games and finished with 73 catches for 1,176 yards and 16 touchdowns to go with…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Defeats Coastal Carolina in Thriller

Justin Forrest blocked a game winning 3-point attempt in the final seconds to give App State men’s basketball a thrilling 61-60 victory over Coastal Carolina on Thursday evening. With the score deadlocked at 59-59, Donovan Gregory converted on a floater…

Appalachian State Wrestling Wins at Duke

Highlighted by Jonathan Millner’s five-point win in a matchup of top-10 wrestlers, App State secured its eighth power five victory over the last seven seasons by winning 22-12 at Duke on Thursday night. The Mountaineers (2-2) built a 22-0 advantage…

App’s Jackson Named Finalists For Blanchard-Rogers Trophy

D’Marco Jackson has been named one of seven finalists for the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame’s Blanchard-Rogers Trophy. A native of Spartanburg, S.C., and graduate of Broome High School, Jackson was the Sun Belt’s Defensive Player of the Year,…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Suffer First Conference Loss

Caldwell Community College men’s basketball team lost for the first time at home this season when they fell to Spartanburg Methodist 74-54 Wednesday night. The Cobras mustered only twenty points in the first half and couldn’t recover to pick up…

Appalachian State Hires Rumely Noble As New Head Volleyball Coach

Sarah Rumely Noble, a former All-American student-athlete and a fast riser in the college coaching ranks, has been tabbed as the ninth head coach in App State volleyball history, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Thursday. App State will hold…

High School Basketball Results From Wednesday, 1/12/22

Girls Western Foothills 3A Conference Fred T. Foard: 68 Statesville: 35 Non-conference Draughn: 59 St. Stephens: 51 Boys Western Foothills 3A Conference Statesville: 76 Fred T. Foard: 66 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Freedom: 65 Hibriten: 45

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Hits The Century Mark in Win

Lenoir-Rhyne broke a nine-game losing streak with a convincing 100-67 win over UVA Wise on Wednesday evening. The Bears poured in a season-high 100 points and only committed three turnovers on the night in the impressive victory. It was all…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Falls By a Basket

Returning to the court for the first time since December 20, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball fell 72-70 to the visiting UVA-Wise. Emily Harman’s jumper and Hannah Stull’s putback attempt in the final seconds just missed as the Bears attempted to…

App State Football Adds Defensive Back Transfer From Liberty

App State’s football program ­has officially added FBS transfer Marcus Haskins, a defensive back who played at Liberty during the previous two seasons and has totaled 17 interceptions at the collegiate level. A native of St. Paul, Minn., the 6-foot,…

High School Basketball Results From Tuesday, 1/11/22

Girls Mountain Foothills 7 2A Conference Brevard: 64 Patton: 40 Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference Newton-Conover: 43 Bandys: 42 Western Foothills 3A Conference Hickory: 60 St. Stephens: 52 Northwestern 3A/4A Conference Alexander Central: 61 Ashe County: 58, 2 OT Watauga:…

Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics in Running For Division II Award of Excellence

Twenty-six schools and two conferences have been named finalists for the 2022 Division II Award of Excellence, an accolade recognizing initiatives in the past year that exemplify the Division II philosophy, community engagement and student-athlete leadership. Six finalists were picked…

App State Football Adds Transfers From UCF, Wake Forest

App State’s football program ­has officially added FBS transfers Kaedin Robinson, a wide receiver from UCF, and Ahmani Marshall, a running back from Wake Forest. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound Marshall played the 2021 season as a freshman for the Demon Deacons.…

Appalachian State Athletics Hires Carlisle as Director of Student-Athlete Development

App State Athletics has hired Robert Carlisle as Director of Student-Athlete Development, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Monday. Carlisle, who arrives in Boone from Texas A&M University, will oversee the BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina Mountaineers RISE program that…

CVCC Bass Fishing Opens Season in Florida

The Catawba Valley Community College bass fishing team posted a strong showing during the Major League Fishing (MLF) Southeastern Conference tournament this past Friday on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Florida. Competing against 189 teams teams at the event,…

Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics Announce Fan Policy For Current Athletic Events

In accordance with current local, state and federal guidelines, Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics has announced its attendance policy for upcoming home athletic events. Through the end of January, all indoor sporting events held at Lenoir-Rhyne University will have no general admission and…

Hickory Crawdads Coaching Staff Announced By Texas Rangers

The 2022 Hickory Crawdads coaching staff was announced Monday by the Texas Rangers. Carlos Cardoza was named as the ‘Dads new manager, becoming the 19th manager in franchise history. Rounding out the staff are Pitching Coach Jon Goebel, Hitting Coach…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Lose at 15th Ranked Lincoln Memorial

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball team dropped its ninth straight game and third straight against ranked opponents as they fell at Lincoln Memorial on Saturday afternoon, 93-62. LR jumped out to a quick 10-5 lead thanks to five early points from…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Falls at Troy

App State men’s basketball fell by a 68-53 score at Troy on Saturday evening. Adrian Delph paced the Mountaineers (8-9, 2-2 SBC) with a game-high 16 points, including a 7-of-8 (87.5 percent) mark from the free throw line. He added…

Lenoir-Rhyne Hires Barringer As New Head Volleyball Coach, Wimberley to Remain On Staff

Vice President for Athletics Kim Pate has announced the hiring of Nicole Barringer as the head coach of Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball. Barringer becomes the 11th coach in LR Volleyball history and comes to Hickory after a very successful four-year stint at…

High School Basketball Results From Friday, 1/7/22

Girls Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference Rosman: 60 Draughn: 57, OT Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference Maiden: 53 Bandys: 49, OT Newton-Conover: 73 West Lincoln: 32 Western Foothills 3A Conference Fred T. Foard: 60 North Lincoln: 41 Hickory: 75 West Iredell:…

Appalachian State Athletes Put 167 On Chancellor’s List Or Dean’s List

During the 2021 fall semester, an impressive total of 167 student-athletes from App State were named to the Chancellor’s List or Dean’s List. The 47 student-athletes on the Chancellor’s List were full-time students with a GPA of 3.85 or higher…

App State Women’s Basketball To Miss Another Contest

Saturday’s women’s basketball game between App State and Georgia Southern has been canceled due to return-to-play protocols and injuries within the App State program. Per the recently updated Sun Belt Conference COVID-19 protocols, the game is considered a no-contest and…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Picks Up Second Sun Belt Conference Win

CJ Huntley scored a career-high 20 points on his 20th birthday as App State men’s basketball topped South Alabama 72-64 on Thursday evening. Huntley went 8-of-16 (50.0 percent) from the field and knocked down four 3-pointers. He also added six…

App State Football’s Hunter, Hennigan to Play in All-Americans Tropical Bowl

App State center Baer Hunter and receiver Thomas Hennigan have been invited to this month’s FBS All Americans Tropical Bowl in Orlando, Fla. Scheduled for Jan. 15, the all-star game will be played in Orlando’s Camping World Stadium. Hennigan is…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Artis Signs With Indoor Football League

Lenoir-Rhyne Football’s all-time leader in career sacks Jaquan Artis has signed with the Northern Arizona Wranglers of the Indoor Football League as announced by his agency. Artis’ 29 career sacks stand as a program record as do his 23 tackles…

High School Basketball Results From Wednesday, 1/5/22

Girls Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference: Draughn: 62 Madison: 25 Non-conference: Alexander Central: 48 West Wilkes: 35 Newton-Conover: 61 Fred T. Foard: 38 Boys Non-conference: Alexander Central: 57 West Wilkes: 20 Newton-Conover: 56 Fred T. Foard: 43

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Lose at 14th Ranked Queens

Playing without two solid contributors, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Team saw its losing streak run to eight in a row with a road loss at No. 14 Queens on Wednesday night, 71-56. This was the fourth game in the past…

Caldwell Community Men’s Basketball Rolls Over Combine Academy

Caldwell Community College men’s basketball defeated the Combine Academy, 82-62 at home Wednesday night. The Cobras held a four point lead at the half, but outscored the Goats, 50-35 in the second half. 14 different players scored at least two…

Appalachian State Wrestling Match Postponed

App State’s home wrestling match scheduled for Friday night against The Citadel has been postponed, with the option to be rescheduled for later this season, due to COVID protocols within the App State program. The Mountaineers were scheduled to host…

App State Women’s Basketball Cancels Third Straight Contest Due to COVID

Thursday’s women’s basketball game between App State and Georgia State has been canceled due to COVID and return-to-play protocols within the App State program. Per the recently updated Sun Belt Conference COVID-19 protocols, the game is considered a no-contest and…

High School Basketball Results From Tuesday, 1/4/22

Girls Mountain Foothills 7 2A Conference: East Rutherford: 70 Patton: 44 Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference: Bandys: 51 Lincolnton: 33 Bunker Hill: 67 West Lincoln: 37 East Burke: 59 Newton-Conover: 50 Western Foothills 3A Conference: East Lincoln: 69 Fred T.…

CVCC Baseball Taps McDonald to Take Over As Coach From Rozzelle

The change of a calendar year from 2021 to 2022 will mark the start of a new era for the Catawba Valley Community College baseball program. After eight seasons, Red Hawk head baseball coach Paul Rozzelle is stepping down from…

App’s Formato Named SoCon Wrestler of the Month

A strong December with dual wins against teams from the ACC and Southern Conference have led to App State’s Will Formato being named the SoCon Wrestler of the Month. Formato’s three matches last month were three victories at 165 pounds…

Hickory Crawdads Announce Front Office Staff Promotions, Additions

The Hickory Crawdads are excited to announce that Robby Willis and Ashley Salinas have been promoted to co-assistant general managers. Willis will be the AGM of Sales and Salinas will be the AGM of Marketing. Willis, who previously held the…

App State Wrestling Has Four Medalists at Southern Scuffle

Led by Will Formato’s fourth-place finish in a 165-pound bracket with six top-20 wrestlers, App State had four members of its program medal Sunday at the Southern Scuffle. In addition to Formato, Caleb Smith placed fifth at 125 pounds, Codi…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Edged Out by 17th Ranked Lincoln Memorial

Playing on New Years’ Day for the second time in the past three years, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Team battled No. 17 Lincoln Memorial but fell by nine points on Saturday afternoon, 76-67. The Bears played a great first half…

App State Men’s Basketball Win First Sun Belt Conference Game of Season

Adrian Delph scored 24 of his game-high 29 points in the second half as App State men’s basketball outscored ULM 45-31 in the second half in a 77-69 victory on Saturday. Delph made his first five 3-point attempts and went…

Three App State Football Players Earn Phil Steele All-American

Three App State players have received All-America recognition from Phil Steele, with cornerback Steven Jones Jr. being named a first-team All-American. Inside linebacker D’Marco Jackson was named a fourth-team All-American, and center Baer Hunter made the All-American Honorable Mention list.…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Game Canceled

Saturday’s women’s basketball matchup between App State and Troy has been canceled due to COVID protocols and injuries within the App State program. Per the recently updated Sun Belt Conference COVID-19 protocols, the game is considered a no-contest and will…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Drops Sun Belt Opener

App State men’s basketball fell to Louisiana 71-55 in its Sun Belt opener on Thursday evening in the Holmes Convocation Center. Adrian Delph drained five 3-pointers to finish with a game-high 17 points, while adding seven rebounds. CJ Huntley also…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Play Pair of Games at Wake Tech Holiday Classic

Shawn Nelson scored 34 points but the Caldwell Community College men’s basketball team fell 88-86 to Wake Tech Wednesday at the Wake Tech Holiday Classic in Raleigh. However, the Cobras rebounded with a 60-53 win over Fayetteville Tech on Thursday.…

High School Basketball Results From Friday, 12/30/21

Peoples Bank Holiday Classic Championship Girls Bandys: 56 West Lincoln: 45 Boys 3rd place game North Lincoln: 59 Bandys: 19 High Country Holiday Classic Boys: 5th place game Surry Central: 78 Draughn: 76 McDowell Christmas Tournament Girls 3rd place East…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Game Postponed, Men to Still Play Saturday

Due to COVID protocols, the Lenoir-Rhyne vs. Lincoln Memorial women’s basketball game on Saturday in Shuford Gymnasium has been postponed. The Lenoir-Rhyne/Lincoln Memorial men’s game will go on as scheduled on Saturday with the tip-off moving up to 2 p.m.…

High School Basketball Results From Wednesday, 12/30/21

Dick’s Sporting Goods Classic Girls 7th place game: Bunker Hill: 72 Maiden: 61 5th place game: Hickory: 49 St. Stephens: 39 3rd place game: South Caldwell: 52 Fred T. Foard: 46 Championship: Newton-Conover: 52 Alexander Central: 43 Boys 7th place…

Appalachian State Men’s Golf Announce 2022 Recruiting Class

App State Men’s Golf has added newcomers Herman Huus, Cole Bergheim and Aidan Browning as Class of 2022 recruits, head coach Jason Allison announced. Huus has excelled on the junior golf circuit in Norway, and Bergheim is a multi-time winner…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Game Canceled

Thursday’s women’s basketball game between App State and South Alabama has been canceled due to COVID protocols as well as injuries within both the App State and South Alabama programs. Per the recently updated Sun Belt Conference COVID-19 protocols, the…

High School Basketball Results From Tuesday, 12/29/21

Dick’s Sporting Goods Classic Girls Hickory: 42 Maiden: 28 St. Stephens: 55 Bunker Hill: 48 Alexander Central: 69 Fred T. Foard: 35 Newton-Conover: 50 South Caldwell: 31 Boys Bunker Hill: 61 Fred T. Foard: 45 Maiden: 49 Newton-Conover: 35 Alexander…

Harman Earns Second SAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Award of Season

The South Atlantic Conference announced the AstroTurf Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played in the seventh week of the 2021-21 season. Lenoir-Rhyne’s Emily Harman earns this week’s Player of the Week honor. A sophomore guard, Harman, helped…

App State’s Sutton to Play in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

App State receiver Corey Sutton has been invited to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. The prestigious all-star game will be held Jan. 29 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif, and be shown on NFL Network. Sutton finished his App State…

High School Basketball Results From Monday, 12/27/21

Dick’s Sporting Goods Classic Girls Alexander Central: 52 Maiden: 32 Fred T. Foard: 60 Hickory: 58 Newton-Conover: 50 St. Stephens: 48 South Caldwell: 45 Bunker Hill: 41 Boys St. Stephens: 63 Bunker Hill: 51 Alexander Central: 60 Fred T. Foard:…

Appalachian State Football Sends Two to Hula Bowl

App State standouts Demetrius Taylor and Jalen Virgil have been invited to play in the Hula Bowl that will be held Jan. 15 at the UCF Bounce House Stadium in Orlando, Fla. A first-team All-Sun Belt selection in each of…

Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics Ranked Fifth in Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings

The final Learfield Directors’ Cup fall standings for Division II have been released and Lenoir-Rhyne is ranked fifth, by far the highest ranking in program history. The Learfield Directors’ Cup was developed as a joint effort between the National Association…

High School Basketball Results From Wednesday, 12/22/21

High school girls basketball Non-conference: Freedom: 44 Patton: 32 Hibriten: 61 West Lincoln: 31 Newton-Conover: 45 Lexington: 35 High school boys basketball Non-conference: Freedom: 82 Patton: 71 Lexington: 99 Newton-Conover: 77

App State’s Flitz Named SoCon Wrestler of the Week

App State super senior Thomas Flitz has been named the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week thanks to a 2-0 performance that included a top-10 win against North Carolina. After a dramatic 6-5 win against ninth-ranked Clay Lautt of UNC,…

Lenoir-Rhyne Swimming Nets Pair of Swimmer of the Week Awards

The Bluegrass Mountain Conference announced Lenoir-Rhyne’s Lisa Boernigen and Jacob Greene were selected as the BMC Swimmers of the week for their performance this weekend at the Spartan Invitational in Clearwater, Fla. Greene, a senior from Lewisville, N.C. broke two…

High School Basketball Results From Tuesday, 12/21/21

High school girls basketball Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference: Draughn: 66 Mitchell: 44 Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference Bandys: 53 East Burke: 52 Newton-Conover: 55 Lincolnton: 42 West Lincoln: 54 Maiden: 50, OT Non-conference Lincoln Charter: 79 Bunker Hill: 48 Wilkes…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Lose at North Carolina

Donovan Gregory scored a season-high 18 points, but App State men’s basketball dropped its non-conference finale at North Carolina by a 70-50 score on Tuesday evening. Gregory went 8-of-12 (66.7 percent) from the field and added a season-high tying nine…

App State Women’s Basketball Falls in Double Overtime

App State women’s basketball closed its nonconference portion of the season with a tough 89-84 setback to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels after two overtime periods. With App State trailing 68-66 in the closing minute of regulation, Michaela Porter found a…

Appalachian State Student Athletes Cumulative GPA Exceeds 3.0 For 19th Straight Semester

App State student-athletes continue to perform at a high level in the classroom, as they posted their 19th straight semester with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average this fall. The Mountaineers ended the fall with a 3.008 semester…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Falls in Another One Possession Game

For the third time in their last four games, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Team dropped a one possession game as Newberry erased a 22-point deficit to win by one, 66-65. LR came out of the gates on fire and scored…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Defeats Newberry

After a quick turnaround from Saturday afternoon loss against Tusculum, the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball team rebounded to defeat Newberry 73-61 in their third home game in the last six days. Emily Harman scored 17 of her game-high 24 points in…

Appalachian State Wrestling Dispatches Bellarmine

App State Wrestling opened its SoCon schedule with a dominant 46-6 road victory against Bellarmine. The Mountaineers improved to 45-5 in 50 conference duals since the start of the 2014-15 season — giving them the fifth-best conference record in Division…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Sets Record in Win

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team closed out its final action of the 2021 calendar year on Saturday in record-setting fashion. The Red Hawks broke the men’s basketball program record for points in a game in a 130-60…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Edged Out by Cape Fear CC

The Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team fell on the road in heartbreaking fashion on Saturday, losing 66-64 to Cape Fear at the Joe and Barbara Schwartz Center. Trailing 64-63, Imani Sutton made a 3-point shot with 16.2 seconds…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Drops Fifth Straight

The Lenoir-Rhyne men’s basketball team were held to 17 points in the second half as they dropped a fifth straight game on Saturday afternoon, losing 69-49 to Tusculum. The Bears trailed by four coming out of the break but were…

L-R Women’s Basketball Drops SAC Contest to Tusculum

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Team battled, but their comeback fell short on Saturday afternoon in Shuford Gymnasium, losing to Tusculum 58-48. Trailing by as many as thirteen points in the second half the Bears cut the Pioneers lead to 52-48…

Appalachian State Football Streak of Bowl Wins Comes to a Crushing Halt

App State’s record-breaking streak of bowl victories finally came to an end Saturday, as a high-scoring passing offense led WKU to a 59-38 win in the RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl. Since making their FBS debut in 2014, the Mountaineers earned…

Appalachian State Wrestling Edged Out by 20th Ranked North Carolina

App State split 10 matches against No. 20 North Carolina, with Thomas Flitz beating a top-10 opponent and Michael Burchell closing the dual with a victory against a two-time NCAA qualifier, but the Tar Heels used bonus points in two…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s McGee Earns First Team AP All-American

Shortly after being named a Second Team All-American by D2CCA, Lenoir-Rhyne football freshman running back Dwayne McGee has been named a First Team All-American by the Associated Press. The Kissimmee, Fla. product broke the single-season rushing yardage record at Lenoir-Rhyne…

High School Basketball Results From Friday, 12/17/21

High school girls basketball Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference: Draughn: 65 Avery County: 50 Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference: Bandys: 47 West Lincoln: 43 Bunker Hill: 69 Lincolnton: 29 East Burke: 50 Maiden: 26 Western Foothills 3A Conference: Fred T. Foard:…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Falls to Second Ranked Duke

App State men’s basketball cut a 13-point halftime deficit to just five, but fell at No. 2-ranked Duke 92-67 on Thursday evening. After trailing 50-37 at the break, App State (6-6) came out of the locker room and scored 11…

CVCC Baseball Names 2022 Captains

The Catawba Valley Community College baseball program has announced its captains for the spring 2022 season. Pitchers Chance Daquila and Andrew Dye, catcher Lane Rhodes and outfielder Zack Summerville were all voted by their teammates as captains. “Our program is…

Appalachian State Hires Haywood as Women’s Soccer Coach

Aimee Haywood has been tabbed as the fifth head coach in App State women’s soccer program history, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Thursday. App State will hold a press conference on Monday, Dec. 20 on the fifth floor of…

Appalachian State Football Adds 14 On December Signing Day

App State Football signed another stellar recruiting class with the addition of 14 high school seniors on Wednesday, the first day of December’s early signing period. With head coach Shawn Clark, recruiting coordinator Justin Watts and the complete staff in…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Falls to Anderson

A Jalen Johnson 3-pointer at the buzzer didn’t fall as Anderson came away with a narrow victory inside Shuford Gym on Wednesday night. The loss is the fourth straight for the Bears and second straight home defeat by one possession.…

High School Basketball Results From Wednesday, 12/15/21

High school girls basketball Non-conference Hibriten: 51 Patton: 32 South Caldwell: 62 Draughn: 50 High school boys basketball Non-conference Maiden: 69 Fred T. Foard: 54 Patton: 66 Hibriten: 56 South Caldwell: 70 Draughn: 48

Harman’s Career High Pushes Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball to Win

Lenoir-Rhyne sophomore Emily Harman scored 16 points of her career high 39 points in the 4th quarter as the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Team returned home for the first time in 28 days to beat Anderson 64-57 Wednesday night in Shuford…

Appalachian State’s Clark Signs Contract Extension Through 2026

Shawn Clark, the winningest second-year head coach in the FBS who on Saturday will try to lead the Mountaineers to their seventh straight bowl victory in as many seasons, has received a contract extension through the 2026 season. Upon recommendation…

App State’s Formato Named SoCon Wrestler of the Week

App State’s Will Formato has been named the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week. Formato climbed to No. 17 in the Flo Rankings with a dominant 6-1 decision against 15th-ranked Thomas Bullard of NC State — marking the second straight…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football’s McGee Named All-American

Lenoir-Rhyne freshman running back Dwayne McGee was named D2CCA Second Team All-American as announced by the organization this morning. McGee becomes the 90th All-American in LR Football history. The Kissimmee, Fla. product broke the single-season rushing yardage record at Lenoir-Rhyne…

App State Field Hockey Has 10 Named to All-MAC Academic Team

App State represented 10 of the 88 student-athletes named to the 2021 Field Hockey Academic All-MAC Team, the Mid-American Conference announced. The Mountaineers have had at least 10 honorees for four straight years. All five of App State’s seniors were…

High School Basketball Results From Tuesday, 12/14/21

High school girls basketball Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference: Draughn: 70 Owen: 57 Non-conference Alexander Central: 57 South Iredell: 35 Freedom: 58 Chase: 8 Hibriten: 62 Statesville: 24 East Burke: 50 Patton: 27 High school boys basketball Western Highlands 1A/2A Conference:…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Finish Ranked Fourth

After entering the postseason unranked, the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team finished the 2021 season ranked No. 4 in the nation in the United Soccer Coaches (USC) Poll after their tournament run to the NCAA Final Four. No. 4 is the…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Downs Erskine

Donovan Gregory scored a season-high 16 points as App State men’s basketball topped Erskine 69-44 in its non-conference home finale on Monday evening. Gregory finished 4-of-7 (57.1 percent) from the field and 8-of-9 (88.9 percent) from the free throw line.…

App State Football Garner a Trio of Players to Pro Football Network’s All-American

Chandler Staton and D’Marco Jackson have joined Steven Jones Jr. in being named All-Americans, as all three App State standouts were honored by the Pro Football Network. Staton was named PFN’s first-team kicker, and Jones received more first-team recognition as…

Appalachian State Softball Announce 2022 Schedule

App State softball announces the 2022 season schedule. The 56-game season includes four tournaments and 20 games in Boone. The Mountaineers open their season in Elon, North Carolina, taking on St. Francis on Feb. 12 at 9:30 a.m. The Mountaineers…

Appalachian State Wrestling Falls to Fifth Ranked NC State

App State took three of the first six matches against No. 5 NC State, as victories by Sean Carter, Jonathan Millner and Will Formato had the Mountaineers tied with four matches remaining, but the Wolfpack finished with a 25-10 road…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Loses to Wofford

Despite 18 points from Michaela Porter and a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds from Alexia Allesch, App State suffered its first home loss of the season by a score of 78-65 to Wofford. The Mountaineers (6-4) had started…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Falls in Overtime to Catawba

TJ Nesmith scored a career-high 21 points but Lenoir-Rhyne fell to Catawba 91-89 in overtime on Saturday night. The Bears erased a 13 point deficit with 9:51 to play to force an extra period but couldn’t complete the comeback attempt.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Doomed By Turnovers in Loss at Catawba

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Team committed a season-high 29 turnovers in a 55-44 loss to No. 12 Catawba. The Bears opened an eight-point lead with 6:02 left in the third quarter but Catawba forced 13 turnovers in the last 16…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Blows Past Moravian Prep

Saturday, the Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute men’s basketball team raced out to a 41-18 halftime lead, and would cruise to an eventual, 93-55 win over Moravian Prep at home. Amarie Elijah-Kirby led the Cobras with 17 points. One…

Appalachian State Athletics Asks Fans to Help Donate to Western Kentucky Relief Efforts

App State Athletics is asking fans and community members to bring items to upcoming Mountaineer sporting events to help those in Western Kentucky following Friday night’s devastating tornadoes. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those devastated by the…

High School Basketball Results From Friday, 12/10/21

High school girls basketball Western Foothills 3A Conference: East Lincoln: 43 Hickory: 40 Fred T. Foard: 40 North Iredell: 31 St. Stephens: 55 West Iredell: 20 Non-conference: Alexander Central: 77 Bunker Hill: 63 Draughn: 72 Maiden: 31 Freedom: 55 East…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Paradine Wins National Coach of the Year Honors for the Second Time

For the second time in his career, Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse coach Greg Paradine has been named USILA National Coach of the Year. Paradine previously earned the honor in 2018 and was presented the award at the national coaches’ convention in…

CCC&TI Men’s Basketball Downs Walters State

The Caldwell Community College men’s basketball team picked up an 89-61 win at home against Walters State Friday. The Cobras jumped out to a 44-35 lead at the half and outscored Walters State, 45-26 in the second half. Toyaz Solomon…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Dispatches Patrick & Henry

The Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team earned its second road victory of the week on Friday night, defeating host Patrick & Henry Community College 73-52 in Region 10 action. Sophomore guard Makayla Weaver led the Red Hawks (3-1,…

Appalachian State Drops Non-Conference Match to Furman

Four players reached double figures, but App State men’s basketball dropped a 73-65 contest at Furman on Friday evening. Adrian Delph posted his first double-double of the season and second of his career with 17 points and a game-high 10…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Cameron Earns Academic All-American Honors

Senior goalkeeper Grayson Cameron has been named CoSIDA Second Team Academic All-American as announced by the organization. Cameron owns a perfect 4.0 GPA and led the Bears to a National Semifinal. Cameron was named to the Dean’s List in her…

App State Football’s Jones Jr. Earns FWAA All-American Honors

App State has a first-team FBS All-American at cornerback for the second straight year, as Steven Jones Jr. received that honor Friday from the Football Writers Association of America. Green Bay Packers rookie Shemar Jean-Charles’ numerous All-America honors as an…

Appalachian State Football’s Jones Jr. Named All-American

App State extended its streak of All-America cornerbacks at the FBS level with Steven Jones Jr. receiving second-team recognition on the prestigious list of Walter Camp All-Americans on Thursday night. Jones tied for the FBS lead with five interceptions during…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Falls in NCAA Division 2 Semifinals

After an unprecedented run in the NCAA Tournament, the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team fell to No. 1 Grand Valley State 3-0 in the national semifinals on Thursday afternoon in Colorado Springs, Colo. The defending national champion Lakers scored a goal…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Sets Program Records in Win

Behind a trio of career-best performances, the Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team earned its second victory of the season on Wednesday afternoon, winning 81-68 against host Spartanburg Methodist. Three Red Hawks recorded 20-point scoring performances, which is the…

High School Basketball Results From Wednesday, 12/8/21

Girls high school basketball Non-conference: Alexander Central: 55 North Iredell: 29 Draughn: 53 East Burke: 46 Fred T. Foard: 66 Bandys: 57 Freedom: 45 Hickory: 32 Maiden: 41 North Lincoln: 23 High school boys basketball Non-conference: Alexander Central: 65 North…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Acton Named All-American

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Ria Acton has been named to the 2021 Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) Division II All-American Team. Acton, a junior from Leiceister, England, was named to the 2nd team, and becomes the ninth All-American in the history of LR women’s…

CVCC Athletic Director Honored for National Recognition

Catawba Valley Community College Athletic Director Nick Schroeder was honored during the most recent Catawba Valley Community College Board of Trustees meeting held last week in the Workforce Solutions Complex. Schroeder was presented a plaque from CVCC President Dr. Garrett…

High School Basketball Results From Tuesday, 12/7/21

Girls, Non-conference Alexander Central: 58 Newton-Conover: 35 East Burke: 50 Patton: 34 Fred T. Foard: 66 Cherryville: 22 Freedom: 58 Draughn: 38 South Caldwell: 62 Bandys: 27 Wilkes Central: 64 Bunker Hill: 40 Boys, Non-conference Alexander Central: 62 Newton-Conover: 36…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Has Two Named All-Americans

Lenoir-Rhyne volleyball seniors Taylor Prall and Rachel Bewick have been named AVCA All-Americans as announced by the organization this afternoon. Prall earns her second All-American honor and was named a Second Team selection while Bewick earns her first as an…

Catawba Valley Community College Athletics to Add Cross Country

Catawba Valley Community College announces the addition of cross-country to its athletic line up starting in the fall 2022 semester. Cross-country becomes the seventh sport offered by the Red Hawks, joining baseball, bass fishing, esports, men’s and women’s basketball, softball…

High School Basketball Results From Monday, 12/6/21

Girls high school basketball Non-conference: Hickory: 56 Ashbrook: 55 St. Stephens: 65 Maiden: 41 Boys high school basketball Non-conference: Hickory: 68 Ashbrook: 31 St. Stephens: 59 Maiden: 47  

Appalachian State Extends Softball Head Coach Hoerner’s Contract

App State softball head coach Shelly Hoerner has agreed to a contract extension that runs through 2025, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Monday. The extension was approved by Chancellor Sheri Everts and the Appalachian State University Board of Trustees.…

L-R Women and Men’s Track and Field Open Season

The Lenoir-Rhyne men’s and women’s track and field teams had their first competitions of the 2021-22 school year this past weekend, and had a phenomenal showing. The Bears had 40 athletes run, jump or throw their way into the program’s…

Hickory Crawdads Win Four Awards at Minor League Baseball’s Major Fun Awards

The Hickory Crawdads claimed four High-A East awards in Minor League Baseball’s first-ever Major Fun Awards. The ‘Dads won two Golden Bobbleheads in the High-A East League for their promotional creativity. The Salute to Troops Night was awarded the Best…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Downs Pitt Community College

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team earned its second conference win of the season on Sunday, winning 89-71 against visiting Pitt at the Tarlton Complex. Nasim Fuller paced the Red Hawks (4-4, 2-1 in Region 10) with 16…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball Suffers First Loss of Season

Caldwell Community College men’s basketball dropped their first game of the season Saturday, losing on the road to Sandhills Community College, 75-67. Sandhills jumped out to a 41-27 lead at the half and coasted the rest of the way. Four…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Outlast Gardner-Webb

App State women’s basketball defeated Gardner-Webb 73-63 behind a career-high 19 points from Emily Carver. Carver stepped up to provide a much-needed offensive spark off the bench for the Mountaineers as Brooke Bigott exited the game early with an injury.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Makes History, Advances to Final Four

For the first time in program history, the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team is headed to the Final Four. The No. 7 seed Bears defeated the No. 5 seed Florida Tech Panthers in the Elite Eight in penalty kicks to give…

Appalachian State Football Accepts Bid to Boca Raton Bowl

App State will head to the Sunshine State for its seventh straight bowl appearance. The Mountaineers are going bowling in Boca. The winner of double-digit games and a Sun Belt Conference East Division title under second-year head coach Shawn Clark,…

Bunker Hill Wins at NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational

The NCHSAA Cheerleading Invitational returned to the Raleigh Convention Center, after a year away due to COVID, with 132 registered routines Saturday. The Bunker Hill varsity cheerleaders won a state tile this weekend, as the North Carolina High School Athletic…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Falls in Southeast Regional Championship

The top-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Team rallied from a 2-1 deficit and trailed 21-17 in the fourth set before rallying to force a fifth frame. However, sixth-seeded Augusta would win the fifth set and capture the Southeast Regional Championship. Lenoir-Rhyne trailed…

Appalachian State Football Lose For the First Time in Sun Belt Championship

Playing in the third Sun Belt Championship Game, App State made a push for a third title before 20th-ranked Louisiana finished off a breakthrough victory. The Mountaineers trailed by seven points entering the fourth quarter and closed to within eight…

App State Indoor Track and Field Opens Season

Peighton Simmons shined in the women’s indoor track and field season opener Friday and Saturday. Simmons’ triple jump mark of 43-00.25 Friday night broke the Holmes Center record by nearly three feet. The previous record was 40-6.25, which was held…

High School Basketball Results From Friday, 12/3/21

Girls high school basketball Non-conference: Alexander Central: 60 West Wilkes: 27 Bandys: 50 North Lincoln: 31 East Burke: 49 Draughn: 46 Freedom: 59 Patton: 19 Hibriten: 64 Fred T. Foard: 61 Maiden: 55 West Iredell: 32 Newton-Conover: 53 Hickory: 47…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Defeats Rival Wingate to Advance in NCAA Tournament

For the second time in program history, Lenoir-Rhyne advanced to a Sweet 16 thanks to a win in the Regional Semifinal on Friday night, downing Wingate 3-1. The first set was back-and-forth before the Bulldogs took the upper hand. LR…

L-R Women’s Soccer Wins Southeast Regionals

For just the second time in program history, the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team is the Southeast Regional Champion. The Bears advanced past fourth-seeded Flagler 4-2 in penalty kicks after the match ended in a 1-1 draw. Grayson Cameron once again…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Lobo Named SAC Men’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Carles Montoliu Lobo was voted the 2021 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Lobo becomes the second LR player to ever win the award and the first since 1992. The South Atlantic Conference Scholar-Athlete of…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Snags Three Spots on All-Region Team

Lenoir-Rhyne Football placed three players on the D2 Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-Super Region Two Football Team as announced Thursday. RB Dwayne McGee and DT Amari Houston were named First Team All-Region while OL Blake Jefferson was named Second Team.…

App State Athletics Hires Ransdell as Deputy Athletic Director, External Relations

Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Thursday the hire of Patrick Ransdell as Deputy Athletics Director – External Relations for Appalachian State University. Ransdell joins App State Athletics after serving as an executive associate AD at the University of Central…

Lenoir-Rhyne Advances in NCAA Division 2 Volleyball Tournament

The number one seeded Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball team cruised to a sweep of No. 8 Francis Marion in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament at Anderson. Taylor Prall led the way with 13 kills and 17 digs for the Bears,…

Appalachian State Football Dominates All-Sun Belt Teams

Highlighted by Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year recognition for linebacker D’Marco Jackson and a Sun Belt Newcomer of the Year award for quarterback Chase Brice, East Division champion App State led the league with nine first-team selections and…

L-R Indoor Track and Field Teams Find Preseason Picks in South Atlantic Conference

The South Atlantic Confernce Indoor Track and Field preseason polls and runners to watch were released on Thursday. The Lenoir-Rhyne women’s team was picked 3rd in the league and the men came in at 5th in the poll. On the…

CVCC’s Thomas Named NJCAA Division 2 Player of the Week

For only the second time in program history, the Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball program has received a weekly honor from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Red Hawks freshman forward Shad Thomas was named the NJCAA’s Division…

High School Basketball Results From Tuesday, 12/1/21

Girls high school basketball Non-conference: Alexander Central: 62 Bunker Hill: 40 Draughn: 73 Bandys: 45 Fred T. Foard: 55 Maiden: 36 Newton-Conover: 59 North Lincoln: 16 South Caldwell: 54 Patton: 34 High school boys basketball Non-conference: Alexander Central: 55 Bunker…

App State Men’s Basketball Has Little Problems With Boyce

App State men’s basketball scored the first 13 points and never looked back in a 90-29 victory over Boyce on Wednesday evening. All 13 players to play for the Mountaineers (5-4) scored. Michael Almonacy had a game-high 11 points. Christopher…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Dispatches ETSU

Four Mountaineers scored in double figures as App State kept its unbeaten home record alive to start the 2021-22 season with an 81-53 victory over East Tennessee State on Wednesday. Michaela Porter led App State (5-3) with 17 points. Alexia…

L-R Men’s Basketball Lose Second Straight SAC Contest

Kevin Kangu and T.J. Nesmith combined for 35 points but the Bears fell short at Carson-Newman on Wednesday night, 72-57. The Eagles grabbed their third straight win as LR dropped its second consecutive contest. Each team suffered a scoring drought…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Falls at Carson-Newman

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball team traveled to Carson-Newman for their third straight SAC road contest. The Bears committed a season-high 25 turnovers in an 80-65 lost to the Eagles. Brandi Hudson (18) and Tilda Lindstrom (14) each had a career-high…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball’s Prall Earns All-Region Honors

For the second time in her career, Lenoir-Rhyne volleyball outside hitter Taylor Prall has been named D2CCA First Team All-Region as announced. Prall was also a First Team All-Conference selection and led the Bears to a No. 1 seed in…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Picks Up Road Win

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute men’s basketball team won on the road, 99-87 over Louisburg College Tuesday night. The Cobras jumped out to a 50-37 lead at the half and rolled to the win. Josh Dupree led six Cobras…

High School Basketball Results From Tuesday, 11/30/21

High School Girls Basketball Non-conference: Alexander Central: 56 Davie County: 20 Bandys: 36 St. Stephens: 33 Draughn: 58 Patton: 48 Fred T. Foard: 66 West Lincoln: 41 Freedom: 65 East Burke: 58 Newton-Conover: 56 Hickory: 46 South Caldwell: 60 Maiden:…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball Team Ranked 25th in NJCAA Division 1 Poll

Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute’s men’s basketball team is ranked #25 in this week’s NJCAA Division I basketball rankings. It is the Cobras’ first appearance in the top 25 since February 10, 2020. The Cobras are the only team…

App’s Virgil Named Sun Belt Football Special Teams Player of the Week

Jalen Virgil was ahead of the pack, but he wasn’t alone. Virgil didn’t start celebrating until the final few strides of his 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Georgia Southern on Saturday. Directly behind him, sprinting side-by-side, teammates Jourdan…

App State Women’s Basketball Picks Up Season’s First Road Win

App State jumped out to a 12-0 lead and stayed in front wire-to-wire in a 71-56 win at UNC Asheville on Sunday. Four Mountaineers (4-3) finished in double figures as they claimed their first road win of the young season.…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Rebounds With Big Win

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team avenged an earlier loss this season to Central Carolina, winning 81-75 on Saturday afternoon at the Tarlton Complex. Demetrius Washington paced the Red Hawks (3-3) with a team-high 20 points, while Shad…

Appalachian State Football Ends Regular Season With Win Over Georgia Southern

Cruising into the end zone for his final touchdown at Kidd Brewer Stadium, Thomas Hennigan took a bow and blew a kiss before his teammates joined him for a high-flying celebration. For App State’s large class of seniors, a rivalry…

L-R Men’s Basketball Fall For First Time This Season In SAC Play

Already playing without Malik LeGania, the shorthanded Bears’ leading scorer Jalen Johnson didn’t play in the second half as LR fell to Limestone on Saturday afternoon, 70-54. The Bears were cold in the first half, shooting just 10-of-30 from the…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Edged Out By Undefeated Limestone

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball erased a 16 point first-half deficit but Limestone made their own fourth-quarter comeback to beat the Bears 72-70 Saturday afternoon in Gaffney, S.C. Emily Harman had her second double-double of the year but her three-pointer at…

High School Football Fourth Round Playoff Result From Friday, 11/26/21

2A Fourth Round: East Surry: 36 Maiden: 35 Blue Devils season ends at 13-1.

Lenoir-Rhyne Triathlon Garners Four All-Americans

In their first year of competition, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Triathlon team placed four on the All-American list. Standout freshman Kayla Ribbink earned Second Team All-American honors, placing her in the top 14 in the nation. In the Honorable Mention All-American…

CVCC ESports Program Gets First Two National Qualifiers

For the first time in program history, members of the Catawba Valley Community College Esports program have qualified for the postseason through National Junior College Athletic Association Esports (NJCAAE). The Red Hawks’ DeVante Moore and Ethan Palmberg both qualified for…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Falls at Duke

App State led 34-28 at the half and stayed within striking distance despite Duke’s hot second-half shooting, but the Mountaineers (3-3) fell 73-65 to the Blue Devils (5-0) on Wednesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Michaela Porter and Janay Sanders…

App State Men’s Basketball Loses To Vermont at the Buzzer

Adrian Delph became the 35th player in program history to score 1,000 career points, but App State men’s basketball fell at the buzzer 65-63 to Vermont in its finale at the Gulf Coast Showcase on Wednesday. Delph scored his milestone…

CVCC Bass Fishing Team Participates in Riley’s Catch

The Catawba Valley Community College bass fishing team participated this past weekend in several events on Lake Norman for Riley’s Catch — a nonprofit challenging students to build greater character, stronger minds and bigger faith through fishing and the outdoors.…

High School Basketball Results From Tuesday, 11/23/21

Girls Non-conference: Alexander Central: 55 South Iredell: 31 Ashbrook: 68 Hickory: 60 Avery County: 81 Hibriten: 78, 2 OT Bandys: 60 West Iredell: 28 Fred T. Foard: 69 Maiden: 31 Freedom: 61 Weddington: 20 Newton-Conover: 50 Patton: 25 St. Stephens:…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Edges Out Coker

Jalen Johnson hit a 3-pointer with 35 seconds to go and LR went 4-for-4 from the free throw line down the stretch to hold off a Coker comeback and take a 67-64 road victory on Tuesday night. Lenoir-Rhyne came out…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Defeats Coker

Maddie Dillinger scored a career-high 24 points in the Bears 68-53 win over Coker on Tuesday night to get LR’s first SAC win of the season. Dillinger now has double digits in points in all four games this year. Brandi…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Rebounds For Win Over Akron

App State men’s basketball used a tough defensive effort to defeat Akron 57-45 on the second day of the Gulf Coast Showcase. The Mountaineers (3-3) advance to play Vermont on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. on FloHoops in their final…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Garners Three to All-Region Team

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Team placed three players on the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2 CCA) Women’s Soccer All-Southeast Region Team as announced this afternoon. Ria Acton was named to the First Team while Vivien Becker Peralta and Leonie…

App State Offensive Line Named Semifinalist for Joe Moore Award

App State’s offensive line has been named one of 13 semifinalists for the Joe Moore Award, which is given annually to the top offensive line in college football. With finalists being named Dec. 7, the other semifinalists come from Air…

High School Basketball Results From Monday, 11/22/21

Girls basketball Non-conference: St. Stephens: 51 Bandys: 45 Boys basketball Non-conference: St. Stephens: 58 Bandys: 49

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Earns Top Seed in NCAA Southeast Region

For the fifth time in program history, the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears are in the NCAA Division II Tournament as the field was announced Monday evening. The Bears earned the No. 1 seed in the Southeast Region for the first time in…

CCC&TI Men’s Basketball Garners Two to All-Classic Team

The Caldwell Cobras men’s basketball team had two players named to the Applebee’s Okefenokee College Classic All-Classic Team. Charles Bryson and Toyaz Solomon were recognized for their play as Caldwell went 2-0 in the classic with wins over Andrew College…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Falls to Delaware at Gulf Coast Showcase

Adrian Delph scored a career-high 39 points, but App State men’s basketball fell to Delaware 75-68 in its opening game of the Gulf Coast Showcase. The Mountaineers (2-3) will now take on Akron on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in their…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Overpowers Winston-Salem State

App State trailed by one at halftime, but completely dominated the second half of an 81-49 rout of Winston-Salem State on Monday at the Holmes Convocation Center. Trailing 32-31 after a first half in which the Mountaineers shot 28.2% from…

Lenoir-Rhyne Swimming Wraps Up Fall Frenzy

Lisa Boernigen got another NCAA Qualifying time on the final day of the 2021 Fall Frenzy. Boernigen swam a 2:05.07 in the 200 Fly to earn the qualifying time which was her fourth of the weekend. Boernigen improved her time…

App’s Stegan Named to All-Region Team

Senior midfielder Friederike Stegen has been selected to the NFHCA Division I All-Region Second Team in the South Region, the NFHCA announced Monday. This is the third major award that Stegen has won this season. She was also selected to…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Wins Region X Opener

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team won its Region 10 opener on Saturday afternoon, defeating visiting Johnston Community College 77-72 at the Tarlton Complex. Nasim Fuller paced the Red Hawks (2-2, 1-0 in Region 10) with a team-high…

Appalachian State Wrestling Travels to Keystone Classic, Winning Two Individual Titles

Jonathan Millner (149 pounds) and Caleb Smith (125 pounds) won Keystone Classic titles as App State Wrestling sent wrestlers to finals in six of 10 weight classes Sunday in The Palestra. The Mountaineers’ runners-up were Codi Russell (133), Will Formato…

Sweet 16 Bound: Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Ousts Queens

The Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team got two goals from Kara Gavaghan – one in each half – and defeated SAC Rival Queens 2-0 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Catawba. The Bears avenge a…

Records Fall for Lenoir-Rhyne Swimming at Fall Frenzy’s Second Day

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Swimming Team broke a team record on Day two of the Fall Frenzy hosted by Queens University. The 800 Free Relay team consisting of Lisa Boernigen, Kayana Talyor, Elizabeth Bowman and Kimberly Scheiber broke the program record…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Season Ends at Bowie State

Lenoir-Rhyne fell to Bowie St., 31-10 in the First Round of the NCAA Playoffs on Saturday in Maryland. The Bears were held to a season-low 103 yards rushing. The Bears won the toss and received meaning they got the ball…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Win Twice at Okefenokee College Classic

The Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball team competed at the Applebee’s Okefenokee College Classic, hosted by South Georgia State College in Waycross, Georgia. The Cobras picked up a pair of wins. Friday vs. Andrew College, the Cobras won 76-72. Cobras…

Appalachian State Football Pulls Away in the Second Half For Win Over Troy

At risk of facing a halftime deficit, App State used a pile-driving sack from T.D. Roof to trigger a title-clinching blitz. The Mountaineers secured a Sun Belt East Division title and spot in the Dec. 4 championship game at West…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Wins Second Ever SAC Tournament Championship

For just the second time in program history, the Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Team captured a South Atlantic Conference Tournament championship. The Bears erased a 2-1 deficit to rally to win in five over Anderson, 3-2. Taylor Prall was named the tournament…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Falls to Lees-McRae

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball team fell to Lees McRae 84-81 on Saturday inside Shuford Gymnasium. The Bobcats used a late surge to regain the lead with 18 seconds left to defeat the Bears. Jalen Johnson had 17 points and five…

L-R’s Kwambi Earns NCAA All-American Honors

Janet Kwambai earns All-American honors at the NCAA D2 Cross Country Championship Saturday morning. Kwambai finished 27th at the Abbey Course in Tampa, Florida to earn her first All-American selection. Kwambai finished with a time of 21:77.7 to finish in…

High School Football Third Round Playoff Results From Friday, 11/19/21

2A: Maiden: 32 Salisbury: 20 Blue Devils advance to the fourth round going to East Surry on Friday 3A: Statesville: 42 Hibriten: 0 Panthers season ends at 8-4.

L-R Women’s Soccer Advance in NCAA Tournament

After the first 110 minutes went scoreless, the opening round NCAA Tournament game between rivals Lenoir-Rhyne and Catawba went to penalty kicks. The Bears prevailed 3-1 in the penalty kicks and handed the Indians their first loss of the season.…

Hickory Falls in State 3A Boys Soccer Championship

After a tightly played opening 75 minutes that saw relatively few chances for either side, Western Alamance managed to generate a forward attack that drew a penalty kick. Ian Bacchus made no mistake with the shot from the penalty spot…

Lenoir-Rhyne Swimming Compete at Fall Frenzy

On day one of the Fall Frenzy, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s is in 7th place after day one. This year’s Fall Frenzy features Bluegrass Mountains Conference foes in Queens, Wingate and Mars Hill along with UNC Asheville, Gardner-Webb, James Madison, Emmanuel,…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Falls to Limestone in Double Overtime

The Lenoir Rhyne Men’s Soccer team suffered a 3-2 loss in double overtime to No. 19 Limestone in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon. Carles Montoliu Lobo and Jaime Poza scored for the Bears but the…

L-R Volleyball Wins Over Tusculum

Taylor Prall exploded for 20 kills as the fourth-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball team took down top seed Tusculum in the South Atlantic Conference Semifinals. The Bears will move on to the finals and look for their first tournament championship since 2015…

Appalachain State Football Has Two Named to Academic All-District Team

App State safety Kaiden Smith and defensive end Caleb Spurlin were named to the 2021 CoSIDA Academic All-District® 3 team this week, making the super seniors repeat selections. Academic All-District® honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot. First-, second-…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Has Three Named Academic All-District

A trio of Lenoir-Rhyne Football players have been named CoSIDA Academic All-District as announced by the organization this afternoon. The trio are now eligible to be named Academic All-Americans which will be released later this month. OL Ian Brinson, PK…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Prall Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

Lenoir-Rhyne graduate student Taylor Prall (OH, Tipp City, Ohio) has been named CoSIDA Academic All-District as announced by the organization this afternoon. Prall is now eligible to be an Academic All-American which will be announced later in the month. Prall…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Has Record 16 Players Named All-Conference

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football team placed a program record 16 players on the All-Conference team as announced by the South Atlantic Conference. On top of that, DT Amari Houston was named the league’s Defensive Player of the Year and RB Dwayne…

App State Volleyball Bows Out of Sun Belt Conference Tournament

App State volleyball saw its season come to a close with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-23, 27-25) defeat at the hands of Louisiana on Thursday evening. The West Division No. 3 seed Ragin’ Cajuns (15-10) advance to take on East Division…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Edged Out by Charlotte

App State men’s basketball erased a 17-point second half deficit, but dropped a 67-66 home contest to Charlotte on Thursday evening. The 49ers (3-0) opened a 50-33 lead with 15:37 left to play on a pair of free throws from…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Opens Season With Resounding Win

The Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team successfully opened its 2021-22 season on Wednesday, defeating visiting Belmont Abbey JV’s 74-20 at the Tarlton Complex. Essence Sumner led the Red Hawks with 17 points, while Astou Seck and Jordan Joyner…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Wins SAC Opener

Lenoir-Rhyne outlasted Wingate by five points in their home opener on Tuesday night inside Shuford Gym, 75-70. The game was the conference opener for both squads who won’t meet again until Jan. 19. In the first half, the Bears scored…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Lost at North Carolina

Facing an unbeaten North Carolina Tar Heel team on its home court, the App State women’s basketball team fell 89-44 Wednesday night at Carmichael Arena. Both teams played tough defense early, but the shots wouldn’t fall for the Mountaineers (2-2).…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Lose SAC Opener in Overtime

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball team opened SAC play Wednesday night with a tough 71-68 lost to Wingate in overtime. Emily Harman finished with 18 points, seven rebounds and six assists but Wingate used an 8-2 run in last 1:18 of…

App’s Smith Named SoCon Wrestler of the Week

App State’s Caleb Smith has been named the Southern Conference’s Wrestler of the Week thanks to his strong showing at the Mountaineer Invitational on Sunday. Smith went 2-1 as a 125-pound finalist who recorded two pins, including one against a…

App State’s Reilly Named to Sun Belt All-Conference Team

App State volleyball libero Emma Reilly has been named Second Team All-Sun Belt, the league announced on Wednesday. It marks the third all-conference selection for the Evergreen Park, Ill. native. She was named Second Team All-Sun Belt in 2018 and…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Garners Two First Team All-Conference Nods

Lenoir-Rhyne placed seniors Taylor Prall and Rachel Bewick on the First Team All-Confernece as announced by the South Atlantic Conference this morning. Prall earns her third consecutive First Team All-Conference selection while Bewick earns the accolade for the first time…

Appalachian State’s Jackson to Play in Senior Bowl

App State standout linebacker and All-America candidate D’Marco Jackson has accepted an invitation to play in the prestigious Reese’s Senior Bowl. Considered the most prominent college football all-star game, the Senior Bowl will be played Feb. 5 in Mobile, Ala.…

High School Boys Soccer 3A Western Regional Final Result

3A: Hickory: 1 Concord: 0 The Red Tornadoes will face Western Alamance for the state 3A title Saturday night at 7. The match will be held at the Koka Booth Field at the WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary.

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Advances in SAC Tournament

Colette Romp had a career day on her 21st birthday to lead the Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball team to a 3-1 win over Carson-Newman in the SAC Quarterfinals on Tuesday evening. The win wraps up a perfect 10-0 season inside Shuford Gym,…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Ashby Receives Swimmer of the Week Award

For the second week in the a row, a member of the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Swimming Team has been named Bluegrass Mountain Conference Swimmer of the Week. This week the honor went to Spencer Ashby. Ashby (Spartanburg, S.C.) won the 50…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Defeats William Peace

App State men’s basketball defeated William Peace 98-49 on Monday evening in the Holmes Convocation Center. James Lewis Jr. led four Mountaineers (2-1) in double figure scoring with 15 points. He added five rebounds. CJ Huntley tallied 14 points, on…

L-R Men’s Soccer To Play in NCAA Tournament For First Time Since 2017

For the fourth time in program history, the Lenoir-Rhyne men’s soccer team has earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament as the 2021 bracket was announced this evening by the NCAA. The Bears earned the nine seed in Super Region…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer to Face Catawba in NCAA Tournament

For the eighth time in program history, the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team has earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament as the 2021 bracket was announced this evening by the NCAA. The Bears earned the seven seed in the Southeast…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Harman Named SAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced the AstroTurf Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played in the first week of the 2021-22 season. Lenoir-Rhyne’s Emily Harman earns this week’s Player of the Week honor. The sophomore guard led the…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Makes Playoffs For Third Year in a Row

For the third consecutive year, the Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team is headed to the NCAA Playoffs as the 2021 bracket was announced this evening. The Bears will travel to Bowie State to take on the 10-1 Bulldogs on Saturday. Bowie St.…

App State Wrestling Has Impressive Performances at Mountaineer Invitational

With a breakout performance from Caleb Smith and major decision from Jonathan Millner in a matchup of top-12 wrestlers at 149 pounds, App State Wrestling finished with six Invitational finalists and two Open champions at the Mountaineer Invitational on Sunday.…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Defeats NC Central

Michaela Porter scored a career-high 21 points, Faith Alston added a career-high 17 and Janay Sanders also added 17 as App State overpowered North Carolina Central 80-66 on Sunday afternoon at the Holmes Convocation Center. The Mountaineers (2-1) scored their…

Appalachian State Volleyball Wraps Up Regular Season

App State volleyball dropped a 3-1 (25-11, 21-25, 25-17, 25-22) decision at Coastal Carolina in its regular season finale on Sunday afternoon. McCall Denny paced the Mountaineers (7-21, 3-13) with a team-best 11 kills. Victoria Wilform added nine kills on…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Falls to Third Ranked Lander

Taking on a team that advanced to the Final Four last season, the Bears fell to No. 3 Lander on Sunday afternoon, 67-55, in the finale of the SAC / Peach Belt Challenge. In the first half, Lenoir-Rhyne jumped out…

Johnson’s 34 Points Lead Lenoir-Rhyne To Win Over Young Harris

Jalen Johnson erupted for 34 points to lead Lenoir-Rhyne past Young Harris on Saturday night, 94-86. The win was the 1,400th in program history, making LR one of just 30 programs in Division II to reach that milestone. LR was…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Opens Season With Win

LR kicked off its 60th season in program history as Emily Harman notched a double-double with 20 points and 12 boards and the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball team opened the season with a 68-62 victory over USC Aiken on Saturday night…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Triathlon Finish Third at Nationals

The Lenoir-Rhyne Bears Women’s triathlon team traveled across the country to compete in the Collegiate National Championship at the historic Tempe Town Lake venue. The Bears qualified for Nationals by winning the Central Regional Qualifier at Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. The…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Swimming Downs Catawba, Falls to Second Ranked Wingate

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Swimming team came away with a spilt at Catawba’s Tri-Meet on Saturday. The Bears defeated Catawba 117-80 but lost to No. 2 Wingate 142-60 in the pool on Saturday. Lisa Boernigen and Kimberly Scheiber won events on…

Appalachian State Football Pulls Away Late in Win Over South Alabama

Ferocious defense and fourth-down efficiency carried App State to a Sun Belt victory that gave the Mountaineers sole possession of first place in the East Division. App State pulled away for a 31-7 win against South Alabama in front of…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Dominates Catawba

Lenoir-Rhyne football crushed Catawba in the 100th all-time meeting between the two teams in matchup history, 56-3. In the victory, freshman RB Dwayne McGee set the single-season program record for most rushing yards. LR wasted no time and jumped on…

High School Football Second Round Playoff Results From Friday, 11/12/21

1A: Eastern Randolph: 55 Draughn: 20 Wildcats season ends at 6-6. 2A: Salisbury: 45 Bunker Hill: 0 Bears season ends at 10-2. Maiden: 44 West Lincoln: 0 Blue Devils advance to the third round hosting Salisbury Friday. 3A: Hibriten: 27…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Falls in Season Opener

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Team was held to just 39.3 percent shooting in a season-opening loss to Emmanuel on Friday night. This was the first loss by Lenoir-Rhyne in the SAC/Peach Belt Crossover since 2017. In the first half, LR…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Wins on Senior Night, Stays Perfect at Home

The Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Team completed a perfect regular season at home with a 3-0 sweep of Newberry on Friday night. The Bears are a perfect 8-0 at home, the first time in program history they went through the regular season…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Wins in Home Opener

Playing in front of its largest crowd since the 2011-12 season, App State men’s basketball defeated ETSU 69-67 in its home opener on Friday evening. The announced crowd of 3,401 was the largest since App State (1-1) hosted East Carolina…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Swimming Compete at Wingate Tri-Meet

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Swimming team fell at the Wingate Tri-Meet this evening. Jacob Greene, Spencer Ashby and Micah McRea all won two events despite the Bears falling to both No. 4 Wingate and Catawba in the pool. Greene got the…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Toppled With Seconds Left in Double Overtime

A goal by Nia Gaither with less than a minute to go in double overtime gave #2 Queens a 1-0 win over the #3 Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team on Friday afternoon in Matthews, N.C. The Bears came up one game…

App State Cross Country Teams Compete at Southeast Regional

Izzy Evely led App State women’s cross country to an 18th-place team finish at the NCAA Southeast Regional Friday. Evely set a new 6K personal record with a final time of 21:17.1, placing 38th on the individual leaderboard by charging…

Appalachian State Baseball Announces 2022 Schedule, Tickets

App State baseball has announced its 2022 season schedule and season ticket packages. Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium will now offer premium season ticket packages for the fire pit and picnic table areas this upcoming season, providing…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Falls at Mercer

Playing on the road for the first time this season, App State put forth a valiant effort but fell short 61-57 to Mercer on Thursday night at Hawkins Arena. The Mountaineers’ only lead in the game was 2-0 in the…

App State Volleyball Drops Home Finale

App State volleyball dropped its home finale to Coastal Carolina on Thursday evening, 3-0. McCall Denny and Victoria Wilform tallied 12 kills apiece for the Mountaineers (7-20, 3-12 SBC). Denny finished with six digs, while Wilform tallied four. Daryn Armstrong…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Cameron Named Academic All-District

Lenoir-Rhyne graduate student Grayson Cameron, a goalkeeper and Hickory High grad, has been named CoSIDA Academic All-District as announced by the organization this afternoon. Cameron is now eligible to be an Academic All-American which will be announced later in the…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Defeats Catawba Valley

In a battle of the area community college men’s basketball teams, Caldwell Community College defeated Catawba Valley Community College, 96-84 at CVCC’s Tarlton Complex Tuesday night. Caldwell Community College was led by Toyaz Soloman who scored 20 points. He was…

High School Boys Soccer Result, Quarterfinal Round of Playoffs From Tuesday, 11/10/21

3A: Hickory: 2 Central Academy: 0 Red Tornadoes advance to the Western Regional Finals hosting Concord on Tuesday.

Appalachian State Softball Tacks Three To Program

Head Coach Shelly Hoerner and App State softball staff announced the signing of three future Mountaineer student-athletes on Wednesday afternoon. “We are excited for this incoming class; as this day is something every young lady looks forward to. They are…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Adds Two to Next Seasons Roster

App State men’s basketball head coach Dustin Kerns has announced the additions of Justin Abson (Pompano Beach, Fla./North Broward Prep) and Zocko Littleton Jr. (Albany, Ga./Osborne) to the program. Justin Abson | Forward | 6-9 | 235 | Pompano Beach,…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf Ranked 20th

For the first time this season, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf Team earned a spot in the top-25 national poll. According to GolfStat, the Bears slot in at No. 20 in the national rankings. The Bears finished up a strong fall…

Hcikory Crawdads Announce First Pitch Times for 2022 Season

The Hickory Crawdads revealed the first pitch times for their 66 home games in 2022. Typical Tuesday through Saturday games will start at 7pm. Sundays are slated for 3pm first pitches with Mondays being a league-wide off day throughout the…

App State Men’s Basketball Falters in Season Opener in New York

App State men’s basketball fell at Iona 65-53 in its 2021-22 season opener on Tuesday evening. Adrian Delph paced the Mountaineers (0-1) with 15 points and eight rebounds. Michael Almonacy added nine points, while Justin Forrest had eight points. James…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Falls at Mars Hill

The Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball team jumped out to a 25-12 win in the first set but Mars Hill bounced back to win the final three sets and take a crucial late-season match, 3-1. With the loss, the Bears fall a game…

Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Team Wins Season Opener

Behind Michaela Porter’s 14 points and a career high-tying 13 from Faith Alston, App State won its 2021-22 season opener 75-41 over Lees-McRae on Tuesday evening. Head coach Angel Elderkin, in her eighth season at the helm of the Mountaineers,…

Appalachian State Football’s Jones Earns Another National Defensive Player of the Week Award

Demetrius Taylor supplied the final block to help Steven Jones Jr. reach the end zone on his first of two interception returns for touchdowns against Arkansas State. Jones has also followed in Taylor’s footsteps with a Bronko Nagurski National Defensive…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Garner Seven All-Conference Awards

Ahead of Friday’s conference tournament semifinal games, the South Atlantic Conference released the 2021 women’s soccer All-Conference teams Tuesday morning. Lenoir-Rhyne had seven players represented, with Ria Acton and Vivien Becker Peralta earning first-team honors. Acton, a junior from Leicester,…

Appalachian State To Make Change at Women’s Soccer Head Coaching Position

Sarah Strickland will be transitioning from the position of App State’s head women’s soccer coach to another role within the athletics department, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Tuesday. “We thank Sarah for her hard work and leadership over the…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Has Five Named All-Conference

Five members of the Lenoir-Rhyne Men´s Soccer Team were named to the 2021 All-South Atlantic Conference Men´s Soccer Team as announced today by the conference office. Victor Cascon (Salamanca, Spain) and Carles Montoliu Lobo (Valencia, Spain) were named to the…

L-R’s Fernandez Picks Up South Atlantic Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Men’s Soccer Players of the Week for matches played during the tenth week of the 2021 season and Lenoir-Rhyne defender Dani Fernandez was named Defensive Player of the Week. Fernandez, a senior from…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Gavaghan Named South Atlantic Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Women’s Soccer Players of the Week for matches played during the tenth week of the 2021 season and Lenoir-Rhyne forward Kara Gavaghan was named the Offensive Player of the Week. Gavaghan, a sophomore…

High School Boys Soccer Third Round Playoff Result From Monday, 11/8/21

3A: Hickory: 1 North Henderson: 0 Red Tornadoes advance to the quarterfinal round, hosting Central Academy Wednesday at 6pm.

Lenoir-Rhyne Swimming Sweeps Conference Swimmers of the Week Awards

Lisa Boernigen and Micah McRea were announced as the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Swimmers for the Week of November 6th the conference announced today. Boernigen, a junior from Munchen, Germany, won the 200 IM at the Guilford Invitational this past weekend.…

Appalachian State Volleyball Head Coach Steps Down

Matt Ginipro has resigned as App State’s head volleyball coach, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Monday. “I want to thank Matt for his hard work over the last 15 years,” Gillin said. “Our vision for App State Volleyball is…

App’s Jones Adds Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week Accolades

Steven Jones Jr. has added a Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week honor to the national recognition he received from the Walter Camp Football Foundation. Jones intercepted three passes and scored touchdowns on two interception returns in App State’s…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Lester Named SAC Special Teams Player of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Football Players of the Week for games played during the tenth week of the 2021 season. Lenoir-Rhyne return man Deondre Lester picked up Special Teams Player of the Week honors. Lester, a sophomore…

App State Volleyball Falls to Georgia Southern

App State volleyball dropped a 3-1 (25-22, 25-20, 18-25, 26-24) decision at home to Georgia Southern on Sunday. McCall Denny paced App State (7-19, 3-11 SBC) with 14 kills and a career-best 16 digs. Daryn Armstrong finished with a career-high…

App’s Jones Named National Defensive Player of the Week

App State’s opportunistic cornerback connected his name to Jonesboro in record-setting fashion. Named the National Defensive Player of the Week by the Walter Camp Football Foundation and College Sports Madness, Steven Jones Jr. intercepted three passes and scored touchdowns on…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Wins Second Straight to Start Season

The Caldwell Community College men’s basketball team defeated Walters State Community College, 89-73 on Saturday, in the final game of the Senators Tip-Off Classic at Morristown, TN. Shawn Nelson led the Cobras with 20 points. Caleb Mauldin added 15 points…

Hickory Motor Speedway Results From Saturday, 11/6/21 Fall Brawl Event

Hickory Motor Speedway Results 11/6/21 Late Model 1 #24 – Mason Diaz 2 #15 – Mitch Walker 3 #8 – Carson Kvapil 4 #15M – Ryan Millington 5 #40 – Taylor Satterfield 6 #6 – Mike Darne 7 #44 –…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Lose in Conference Tournament Semis

The number three seed Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Team fell to Mars Hill 2-1 in overtime on a chilly Saturday night in the SAC Tournament Quarterfinals. Mars Hill’s Peter Plougmand scored the game winner with 1:31 left in the first overtime…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Moves to SAC Tournament Finals

Dating back to the spring, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Team have won four straight South Atlantic Conference Tournament matches thanks to a 2-0 win over Limestone Saturday afternoon. The Bears run their all-time mark to 29-23-9 in SAC Tournament affairs.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Defeats Barton On the Road

Lenoir-Rhyne outscored Barton 35-7 in the second half to run away with a 56-20 victory on Saturday afternoon. The Bears rushed for a quartet of touchdowns and Grayson Willingham tossed three TDs in the victory. Barton scored first on a…

Lenoir-Rhyne Swimming Competes at Guilford Invitational

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Swimming team traveled to Greensboro, N.C. to compete in the Guilford Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Bears finished third in the seven team field with 343 points. The Bears started the event with a third place finish…

Appalachian State Football Rolls to Win at Arkansas State

One trick play, followed by timely takeaways, takedowns and defensive touchdowns, propelled App State to another Sun Belt Conference road win. The Mountaineers remained atop the Sun Belt’s East Division thanks to a 48-14 victory at Arkansas State on Saturday.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Falls at Wingate

The Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball team fell to Wingate 3-0 in the second leg of a two-day road trip Saturday. The Bulldogs avenged a loss to LR on Sept. 14 with the sweep and draws even with Lenoir-Rhyne in the league standings.…

L-R Women’s Cross Country Fourth, Men 13th at NCAA Regionals

The Lenoir-Rhyne Cross Country teams raced in the NCAA Southeast Regional Saturday Morning at Milliken Research Park in Spartanburg, S.C. The women’s 4th place finish is the best team finish at the NCAA Regional in program history while the men…

Hickory Motor Speedway Implements New Format for Next Season

As times change, it becomes necessary to change with those times. Short Track Competitors around the world spend countless hours preparing race cars and spending time fine tuning them in practice and racing. Family, work, vacations, finances, racing and more…

High School Football First Round Playoff Results From Friday, 11/5/21

1A: Draughn: 56 Elkin: 9 The Wildcats advance to the second round going to Eastern Randolph Friday. 2A: Bunker Hill: 21 East Davidson: 7 The Bears advance to the second round going to Salisbury on Friday. Maiden: 37 Mount Pleasant:…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Opens Season With Win

Caldwell Community College men’s basketball defeated Motlow State, 72-67 in the Senators Tip-Off Classic hosted by Walters State Friday night in Morristown, TN. Isaiah Pruett led the Cobras with 16 points on the night. Toyaz Solomon added 13 and Shawn…

App State Volleyball Falls on Senior Night in Five Sets

App State volleyball dropped a tough 3-2 (26-24, 15-25, 22-25, 26-24, 15-11) decision to Georgia State on Friday evening and Senior Night. App State honored Daryn Armstrong, Grace Kinsch, Anna Kincaid, Sammy Luscher, Emma Reilly and Victoria Wilform prior to…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Sweeps Coker

The Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball team moved into a first-place tie with Tusculum at 13-2 in league play with a 3-0 sweep of Coker on Friday night. The Bears own the tiebreaker with the Pioneers thanks to an earlier 3-0 win. The…

App’s Kane Named to Sun Belt Freshman and Newcomer of the Year in Cross Country

App State cross country student-athlete Karsyn Kane was named Sun Belt Freshman of the Year and Sun Belt Newcomer of the Year on Friday. The Freshman of the Year accolade goes to the top-finishing freshman at the Sun Belt Conference…

High School Boys Soccer Second Round Playoff Results From Thursday, 11/4/21

2A: Shelby: 5 Newton-Conover: 1 Red Devils season ends at 15-7-2. 3A: East Lincoln: 2 Hibriten: 1 Panthers season ends at 18-2. Stuart Cramer: 4 Fred T. Foard: 2 Tigers season ends at 13-7.

App State Field Hockey Garners Two All-Conference Honors

Two App State field hockey players received All-Mid-American Conference honors this season. Senior midfielder Friederike Stegen has been selected to the All-MAC First Team and junior midfielder Pauline Mangold has been selected to the All-MAC Second Team. Friederike Stegen –…

App State Football’s Staton Named Semifinalist to Lou Groza Award

Record-breaking App State kicker Chandler Staton has been named one of 20 semifinalists for the 2021 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award presented by the Orange Bowl. Half of the kickers on the list have made more than 10 field goals…

L-R Men’s Soccer Knocks Off SAC Regular Season Champions

No. 21 ranked Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer defeated the SAC regular season champions Carson-Newman 2-0 on Senior Night Wednesday at Moretz Sports Complex. The Bears got goals from Dani Fernandez and Jaime Poza on the evening while Juan Basabe got his…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Downs Carson-Newman

Needing a win or a tie to earn a top four seed and a home game in the first round of the SAC Tournament, the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team scored three first half goals en route to a 3-2 win…

L-R’s Lauderdale Competed at PATCO Triathlon Championships

Asher Lauderdale competed in the Junior Elite Field at the PATCO Triathlon Championships in St. George, Utah over the weekend. Asher exited the water after the 750m swim with eventual in the same pack as the eventual winner, but became…

Appalachian State Women’s Soccer Falls in Sun Belt Tournament Quarterfinals

App State women’s soccer fell to Georgia State in a 2-1 defeat, in overtime, in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Championship on Wednesday afternoon in Foley, Ala. The Mountaineers fall to 7-11-1 while Georgia State improves to 9-1-1 and…

CVCC Volleyball Earns Four All-Region Members

Four sophomore members of the Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team have been honored by Region 10 for their play following the 2021 fall season. Red Hawk setter Amber Barker and outside hitter Carter Gibson were named Region 10 First…

High School Volleyball Western Regional Final From Tuesday, 11/2/21

3A: North Iredell: 3 Fred T. Foard: 1 The Tigers season ends at 26-4.

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Cracks National Polls

After a 2-0 week with wins over No. 20 Chowan and Wingate, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men´s Soccer team has been ranked No. 21 in the latest United Soccer Coaches Division II Men’s Soccer national poll that was released today. The Bears…

Appalachian State’s Spurlin Named to Burlsworth Trophy Candidate List

App State two-way standout and team captain Caleb Spurlin is one of 88 nominees for the Burlsworth Trophy, which goes to the outstanding FBS player who began his career as a walk-on and has shown outstanding performance on the field.…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Bohigues Wins SAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week Award

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Men’s Soccer Players of the Week for matches played during the ninth week of the 2021 season and Lenoir-Rhyne defender Nicolas Bohigues was named the Offensive Player of the Week. Bohigues, a graduate…

Lenoir-Rhyne Hosted First Weightlifting Event

Saturday, the Lenoir-Rhyne Weightlifting Team held the inaugural Lenoir-Rhyne University Regional Weightlifting Championships. The event was host to eight Current and Former Team USA Athletes, by far the most in the University Circuit. LR qualified ten for the Senior American…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Wins Season Opener

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team opened its 2021-22 season with a 93-70 victory on Monday night at the Tarlton Complex. A trio of freshmen led the way for the Red Hawks (1-0), including Shad Thomas with 24…

High School Boys Soccer First Round Playoff Results From Monday, 11/1/21

2A: East Davidson: 1 Patton: 0 The Panthers season ends at 14-5-1. Monroe: 3 Bandys: 0 The Trojans season ends at 15-8.S Newton-Conover: 4 McMichael: 1 Red Devils advance to the second round going to Shelby on Thursday. Owen: 6…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Ranked 10th In Regional Rankings

Lenoir-Rhyne football is currently in 10th place in the NCAA Super Region 2 Regional Football Rankings. The rankings are the official poll utilized by the NCAA in the championship selection process and will continue to be released each week by…

App State Women’s Soccer Wins in First Round of Sun Belt Conference Championship

App State women’s soccer clinched the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Championship in a 2-1 victory over Texas State on Monday afternoon in Foley, Ala. The Mountaineers will advance to the quarterfinal round to face the No. 3…

App State Football’s Cobb Named Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week

App State linebacker Trey Cobb has been named the Sun Belt Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week following a strong performance for the first-place Mountaineers in a league win against ULM. Cobb made 12 tackles, recorded an interception, recovered a…

Lenoir-Rhyne Basketball Teams to Host Late Night in the Shu on Thursday

Late Night in the Shu is back again after taking a year off due to COVID and is set for Thursday, November 4 at 9 p.m. This event features contests between the LR Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams and fans,…

L-R’s Bewick Awarded SAC Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for Third Time This Season

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Offensive and Defensive Volleyball Players of the week for matches played during the ninth week of the 2021 season and Lenoir-Rhyne’s Rachel Bewick was named Defensive Player of the Week. A senior libero…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Maye Earns SAC Football Defensive Player of the Week Honors

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Football Players of the Week for games played during the ninth week of the 2021 season and Lenoir-Rhyne linebacker Jon Ross Maye was named the Defensive Player of the Week. Maye, a redshirt…

CCC&TI to Resume Volleyball Program, Hires Harris

The athletic department at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute announces the hiring of Brian Harris as head coach of the volleyball program. Harris comes to Caldwell from Wake Tech, where he served head coach of the Eagles volleyball program.…

Appalachian State Women’s Soccer To Face Texas State in Tournament Opener

App State women’s soccer opens the first round of the 2021 Sun Belt Championships against Texas State on Monday, Nov. 1 at 2:30 p.m. (ET) in Foley, Ala. The winner will advance to the quarterfinal round to play the third…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Opens Season on Monday

With only four returning players and 13 incoming freshmen, the Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team is expecting a year of growth when it tips off its 2021-22 season on Monday. The Red Hawks are coming off an abbreviated…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Stumbles Against Wingate

A goal by Wingate’s Sophia Husted in the 82nd minute off a deflection was the difference as Wingate defeated the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team 1-0 on Saturday night in Hickory. It was the Bears’ second straight loss after winning three…

Appalachian State Volleyball Swept by Troy

App State volleyball fell at Troy 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-23) on Saturday evening. Victoria Wilform paced the Mountaineers (7-17, 3-9 SBC) for the second straight night with a team leading 11 kills. Lulu Ambrose added nine kills on a .294…

Appalachian State Football Rolls Over Louisiana-Monroe

Homecoming Saturday in the High Country had no shortage of highlight-reel plays and record-setting moments. App State forced four turnovers and scored seven touchdowns in a dominant first half, setting the stage for a 59-28 victory against Sun Belt foe…

Fred T. Foard’s Wolgemuth Wins State Singles Title, Is State Champ All Four Years

Fred T. Foard’s Alexis Wolgemuth won her championship match, 7-6 (4), 6-4 to take home the state individual girls tennis 3A championship Saturday at the Burlington Tennis Center. Wolgemuth defeated Carrboro’s Ella Strickler, the second player from Carrboro she defeated…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Blanks Wingate

The Lenoir Rhyne’s Men Soccer team used two first half goals to beat Wingate 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at Moretz Sports Complex. Nicolas Bohigues and Victor Cascon found the back of the net to gave the Bears the key SAC…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Dominates 16th Ranked Wingate, 31-6

Lenoir-Rhyne dominated No. 16 Wingate, winning by a final score of 31-6 on Saturday night. The Bears scored the final 17 points of the game and forced a pair of second-half turnovers. LR has won five in a row over…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Picks Up Third Straight Sweep Win

he Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball team swept the visiting Queens Royals on Saturday afternoon to extend their winning streak to six game. Taylor Prall led the Bears with 16 kills, while Madison Asher tied a career high with 10 kills. The Bears…

High School Football Playoff Brackets Released

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has released the football playoff brackets. First round games are to begin on Friday, November 5. Area first round matches for Hickory Metro schools include: 1A: Draughn hosting Elkin 2A: Bunker Hill will…

High School Football Results From Friday, 10/29/21

Western Highlands 1A Conference: Mountain Heritage: 45 Draughn: 20 Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 42 Bandys: 21 East Burke: 28 West Caldwell: 18 Maiden: 25 Newton-Conover: 7 Western Foothills 3A Conference: St. Stephens: 40 Fred T. Foard: 10…

Appalachian State Volleyball Falls on the Road at South Alabama

App State volleyball dropped a 3-0 (25-16, 25-13, 25-21) road decision at Sun Belt East Division leader South Alabama on Friday evening. Victoria Wilform paced the Mountaineers (7-16, 3-8 SBC) with a match-high 12 kills. She added six digs and…

High School Boys Soccer Playoff Brackets Released

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association has released the boys soccer playoff brackets. First round games are to begin on Monday, November 1. Area first round matches for Hickory Metro schools include: 2A: Bandys goes to Monroe Newton-Conover hosts…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Sweeps Catawba

Lenoir-Rhyne fell behind by seven points in the second set but scored 12 unanswered points and went on to sweep Catawba inside Shuford Gymnasium. The Bears improve to 16-5 on the season and remain one back in the loss column…

Appalachian State Women and Men’s Cross Country Finish Second at Sun Belt Championship

Both the men and women’s cross country teams post a runner-up finish at the Sun Belt Championships Friday. The women started the championship action with senior Izzy Evely leading the Mountaineer charge with an individual second-place effort and a personal-best…

Appalachian State Field Hockey Downs Central Michigan

App State field hockey (7-7, 3-4 MAC) won its second road game of the season at Central Michigan (3-13, 1-6 MAC) Friday in a 3-1 victory. After the win, the Mountaineers will gain a spot in the MAC tournament if…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Announce 2022 Schedule

Coming off a run to the National Championship in 2021, head coach Greg Paradine and the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team announced its 2022 schedule. The Bears open the season on Feb. 5 and have eight home games six on the…

High School Volleyball Third Round Results From Thursday, 10/28/21

2A: East Surry: 3 Maiden: 0 The Blue Devils season ends at 19-9. 3A: Fred T. Foard: 3 West Henderson: 2 Tigers go on the road to West Rowan in the quarterfinal round on Saturday.

High School Boys Soccer Results From Wednesday, 10/27/21

Mountain Foothills 7 2A Conference: Hendersonville: 6 Patton: 1 Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference: Bandys: 5 Bunker Hill: 0 Newton-Conover: 8 Maiden: 2 West Caldwell: 4 East Burke: 3 Western Foothills 3A Conference: Fred T. Foard: 3 Hickory: 2 St.…

High School Football Results From Wednesday, 10/27/21

Western Foothills 3A Conference: Statesville: 34 Hickory: 13

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Upsets 20th Ranked Chowan

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer scored the last two goals of the game to upset No. 20 Chowan 2-1 in overtime on Wednesday afternoon. Jaime De Manuel scored the game winner with thirty seconds left in the first overtime period to…

App’s Sutton Added to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

App State’s Corey Sutton has been named a midseason addition to the watch list for the 2021 Biletnikoff Award, which goes to college football’s most outstanding receiver. The Biletnikoff Award was created and is sponsored by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club…

Appalachian State Men’s Golf Finish Third at Battle at Black Creek

A final-round surge Tuesday in tough conditions helped App State Men’s Golf claim third place in the 18-team field at the Battle at Black Creek event. With four golfers finishing in the top 22, the Mountaineers posted a 2-under team…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf Finish Fourth at Flagler Fall Slam

After finishing round one in 4th place, the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s golf team moved up a spot on day two to finish 3rd in the 16-team field at the Flagler Fall Slam at Marsh Creek Country Club in St. Augustine, Fla.…

High School Football Results From Tuesday, 10/26/21

Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference: East Burke: 36 Bandys: 32

Newton-Conover Wins 1A/2A Girls Golf State Championship

Newton-Conover women’s golf used their nine-shot lead overnight to hold off Raleigh Charter by 16-shots in the tournament and win the school’s first team state championship in Women’s Golf that concluded Tuesday at the Longleaf Golf and Family Club. Newton-Conover…

High School Volleyball Second Round Playoffs Results From Tuesday, 10/26/21

2A: East Surry: 3 Bandys: 0 The Trojans season ends at 19-7. Maiden: 3 Wheatmore: 0 Blue Devils advance to the third round on Thursday going to East Surry. Southwestern Randolph: 3 Patton: 0 The Panthers season ends at 17-6.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Sweeps Lincoln Memorial on the Road

In their second trip to the state of Tennessee in a week, the Lenoir-Rhyne volleyball team easily dispatched of Lincoln Memorial 3-0 on Tuesday night. In the victory, senior libero Rachel Bewick recorded her 1,000th career dig, one match after…

Appalachian State Women’s Soccer Sweep Sun Belt Conference Weekly Awards

Breckyn Monteith (Cornelius, N.C./Southlake Christian Academy) and Kerry Eagleston (Winston-Salem, N.C./West Forsyth) were named Sun Belt’s Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Tuesday. Monteith earned the award for Offensive Player of the Week for the…

CVCC Bass Fishing Competes at Clemson Fall Trail Tournament

The Catawba Valley Community College bass fishing team recorded a pair of top-10 finishes on Sunday during the Clemson Fall Trail tournament on Lake Keowee. Red Hawk anglers Carson Eckard and Justin Eggers finished in fourth place at the event,…

High School Boys Soccer Results From Monday, 10/25/21

Mountain Foothills Seven 2A Conference: Patton: 5 Chase: 1 Catawba Valley Athletic 2A Conference: Bandys: 3 West Caldwell: 1 Lincolnton: 7 Maiden: 0 Newton-Conover: 10 Bunker Hill: 1 West Lincoln: 4 East Burke: 3 Western Foothills 3A Conference: East Lincoln:…