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L-R Men’s Tennis Upset by Anderson in SAC Tournament

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team fell to Anderson 4-2 in the South Atlantic Conference Quarterfinals. In doubles, Lenoir-Rhyne swept Anderson in doubles winning three-straight matches to secure the doubles point (1-0). Rhodri Atkinson/Josh Lazenby stayed undefeated on the season in…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Upended in SAC Tournament

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis team fell in a back-and-forth match against Tusculum 4-3 in the South Atlantic Conference Quarterfinal Thursday morning. The matches for the SAC tournament took place at the Palmetto Tennis Center. In doubles, Tusculum was able to…

Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Season Ends at Sun Belt Tournament

App State women’s tennis fell to No. 5W seed Texas State, 4-1, in the Opening Round of the Sun Belt Championships held in Peachtree City, Ga. The Mountaineers’ season concludes at 6-14, while the Bobcats advance to the quarterfinals to…

CVCC Volleyball Finishes in Eighth Place at NJCAA Tournament

The Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team finished its appearance at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) DII Championship on Thursday at the Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena with an eighth-place national finish. The sixth-seeded Red Hawks fell to host…

Caldwell CC Basketball Announce All-Region Honors

The Caldwell men’s and women’s basketball teams each had two student-athletes named to the Region 10 division one all-region teams for the 2021 season. In addition, Paola Martinez was named women’s basketball player of the year for Region 10. Men’s…

CVCC Baseball Downs Surry CC

The fourth-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team earned its second win of the season against Surry Community College on Wednesday, winning 13-9 on the road. With the victory, the Red Hawks secure another 30-win season. They’ve achieved this win…

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Drops Road Doubleheader

For the first time since the calendar flipped to April, the Lenoir-Rhyne Softball took the field as they dropped a pair of games at #7 Lincoln Memorial. Lora Beth Wood had four hits in the doubleheader and Kylee Leonhardt hit…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Grabs Six Spots on All-Region Team

Six members of the Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball program have been honored for their performances on the court and in the classroom during the 2020-21 season. Red Hawk forwards A.J. Davis and Kelis Carmon were honored for their…

L-R Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Virginia-Wise

UVA Wise scored six of the first seven goals against Lenoir-Rhyne and never looked back in a 15-6 victory on Wednesday. Jolan Morey scored a career-high two goals on three shots in the loss. Four different players notched a hat…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Earns Three All-Region Performers

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team made program history this season with a record three All-Region 10 performers. Sophomore guards Jaylen Prioleau, Derrick Molden and Donovan Evans were all honored with All-Region accolades — the first time the…

App State Men’s Basketball Signs Mantis

App State men’s basketball head coach Dustin Kerns has announced the signing of Christopher Mantis (Lowell, Ind./Lowell) to the program. Christopher Mantis | 6-7 | 185 | Lowell, Ind./Lowell In four seasons at Lowell High School in Lowell, Ind., Mantis…

App State Football Sees Two Earn NFF Hampshire Honor Society Honors

App State Football alums Cole Garrison and Noah Hannon have been named members of the 2021 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which was released Wednesday by the National Football Foundation. To be a member, players who completed their final year of…

Atkinson Leads L-R Men’s Tennis With Player of the Year Honors

The South Atlantic Conference announced its annual award winners for men’s tennis this morning and Lenoir-Rhyne’s Rhodri Atkinson became the first LR men’s player to be named SAC Player of the Year. Atkinson went 11-2 in first singles, including a…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Nab Two All-Conference Honors

The South Atlantic Conference announced its annual award winners for women’s tennis this morning. A pair of Bears received All-Conference in Gemma Southwick, and Alicia Wahlberg. Southwick, a junior from Mitcham, United Kingdom, earns First Team All-Conference honors in singles…

High School Softball Results From Tuesday, 4/13/21

Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 4 East Burke: 3 Fred T. Foard: 5 West Caldwell: 0 Hibriten: 11 Draughn: 1 Patton: 7 West Iredell: 3 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Bandys: West Lincoln: East Lincoln: 7 Maiden: 2

High School Girls Soccer Results From Tuesday, 4/13/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Hickory: 9 McDowell: 0 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: East Burke: 4 Bunker Hill: 1 Fred T. Foard: 9 West Caldwell: 0 Hibriten: 2 Draughn: 1 West Iredell: 1 Patton: 0

CVCC Split a Pair of Contests at NJCAA Division 2 Championships

The sixth-seeded Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team split its first two matches at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) DII National Championship on Tuesday afternoon at the Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Red Hawks…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Coker

Playing their third straight doubleheader in the last three days, The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball team returned home and spilt a non-conference doubleheader with visiting Coker. Will Jones hit a two-run homerun and Joey Cobb threw four hitless innings in a 5-3…

App Baseball Falters Against Wake Forest

Wake Forest shut out App State in a midweek game Tuesday on Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. The Mountaineers, who lost 12-0, return to action Friday in Nashville with the start of a three-game, nonconference series at…

App State Football Adds Stanford Transfer

App State’s football program has officially added graduate transfer Stu Head, Mountaineers head coach Shawn Clark announced Tuesday. A native of Woodstock, Ga., the 6-foot-4, 210-pound Head was a safety in Stanford’s program from 2017-19 before opting out of the…

L-R Women’s Golf Finish Sixth at SAC Championship

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf team competed at the SAC championships and finished 6th. There were 13 teams competing at Woodlake Golf course and LR finished in 6th with a total score of 945 after rounds of 306, 319, and 320.…

App’s Smart Earns MAC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week

The Mid-American Conference announced App State senior Meghan Smart as the Offensive Player of the Week Tuesday. Smart produced an impressive five-goal display this weekend in the sweep of Bellarmine, including a hat trick-effort on Saturday. “I’m extremely proud of…

App State Women’s Basketball Adds Four Transfers

The App State women’s basketball coaching staff is excited to announce the addition of four incoming transfers for the 2021-22 season. With the quartet of newcomers, App State will have nine new faces for 2021-22. The Black and Gold bring…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Sweeps Limestone in a Doubleheader

E.J. Ranel’s big day helped the Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball team sweep host Limestone on Monday. In game one, Ranel went 4-4 with three doubles and three RBIs and connected on his 11th home run of the season to help the Bears…

App State Women’s Tennis to Play Texas State top Open Sun Belt Tournament

App State women’s tennis will face the fifth seeded team from the West Division, Texas State, on Thursday at 3 p.m. ET in the Opening Round of the Sun Belt Championships held in Peachtree City, Ga. The match will be…

L-R Women’s Golf In Third Place After Day One of SAC Tournament

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf team competed at the SAC championships and after day one they sit in 3rd place. The Bears played 36 holes today and will finish with 18 holes tomorrow. There are 13 teams competing at Woodlake Golf…

CVCC Baseball Sweeps Series Against Wake Tech

The sixth-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team recorded its fifth-straight conference series sweep, defeating host Wake Tech in all three games played this past weekend. With the victories, the Red Hawks improve to 29-7 overall on the season and…

Caldwell CC Baseball Wins Sixth Straight

The Caldwell Community College baseball team won scored seven runs in the bottom of the eighth and won 9-5 over Thomas Nelson Community College at home on Sunday. Bradley Johnson picked up the win for the Cobras on the mound.…

App State Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Georgia State

App State clinched another Sun Belt Conference series victory by winning 9-7 to open Sunday’s doubleheader against Georgia State, and the Mountaineers are a division-leading 6-3 in league play after taking two of three games from the Panthers. In the…

L-R Men’s Tennis Suffers Setback in Regular Season Finale

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team fell to Tusculum 6-1 in their regular season finale Sunday afternoon. In doubles, LR was able to secure the doubles point by taking two out of the three match from Tusculum. Rhodri Atkinson/ Josh Lazenby…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Downs Tusculum

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis team closed out the regular season with a win over Tusculum 4-3 Sunday afternoon. The Bears honored Lucy Whelan and Sanne Janssen as the lone seniors of the 2021 class. In doubles, Tusculum was able to…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Wins SAC Tournament

Neve Duston’s overtime goal secured Lenoir-Rhyne’s Third SAC Championship 2-1 over Queens on Sunday evening. LR led Queens 3-2 in shots in the first half but the score was tied up at 0-0 in the first half. Queens got on…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Fall in SAC Finals

Playing in their first SAC Tournament championship game since 2011, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer team fell 1-0 to #25 Wingate in the 2021 SAC Spring Soccer Conference Tournament . Victor Cascon, Dani Fernandez and Carles Montoliu Lobo were named to…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Limestone

Connor Smith went 4-5 with a homerun, double and 5 RBIs in the Bears 16-6 victory in game one but in the night cap, Limestone used a six-run second inning to came away with a 6-1 victory. E.J. Ranel hit…

Appalachain State Women’s Tennis Ends Regular Season With Win

App State women’s tennis ended the regular season on a high note with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Davidson on Sunday afternoon. App State improves to 6-13 while Davidson falls to 5-13 on the year. The showdown came down to…

Appalachian State Field Hockey Wins Again Over Bellarmine

App State field hockey captured its fourth straight win Sunday with a 6-1 victory over Bellarmine. The Mountaineers (7-5, 4-4 MAC) outscored the Knights 13-3 for the weekend series sweep. The sweep of Bellarmine marked back-to-back series sweeps for the…

App State Softball Sweeps Louisiana-Monroe

The App State softball team recorded its ninth straight victory this weekend, sweeping Sun Belt opponent ULM in a three-game series. With the win in the third game, the Mountaineers set a new program record for longest win streak. App…

Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field Competes at Hub City Invitational

The Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field teams competed at the Hub City Invitational hosted by Newberry College Friday. On the women’s side, Tonia Osaji led the way finishing 5th in the 100m dash with a time of 12.62. Osaji also had…

High School Football Playoff Brackets Announced

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released the playoff brackets for the spring football playoffs. From the Hickory Metro: 2A #8 Bunker Hill (6-1) at #1 Hendersonville (5-2) 2AA #3 Hibriten (7-0) hosts #6 Burns (5-2) #2 Maiden (6-0)…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Drops SAC Championship Game

A late comeback attempt fell short as Lenoir-Rhyne lost to a South Atlantic Conference opponent for the first time in 20 games on Saturday, falling to Tusculum in the SAC Championship. The Bears had two possessions inside Tusculum’s 35-yard line…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Falls in Championship Game

The Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team came up one win short of its goal of reaching the NJCAA National Tournament on Saturday, falling 84-71 to unbeaten USC Salkehatchie in the Region 10 championship game on Saturday. The Red…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Espelosin Earns All-Conference Honors

Lenoir-Rhyne junior Beatriz Espelosin earned Second Team All-Conference as the South Atlantic Conference named the women’s golf award winners. In her two tournaments this year, Espelsoin earned a 14th and ninth place finish. Espelosin fired a her best round of…

App State Field Hockey Downs Bellarmine

App State field hockey cruised past Bellarmine 7-2 Saturday, sparked by a hat trick-effort from senior Meghan Smart. Smart, who leads the Mid-American Conference in goals scored, increased her goal tally to nine this spring season, a career high. “I’m…

App State Women’s Tennis Falls at Charlotte

App State women’s tennis suffered a 4-0 decision to a formidable Charlotte squad on Friday afternoon at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex. App State falls to 5-13 on the season, while the 53rd-ranked 49ers improve to 18-6. The hosts won the…

High School Football Results From Friday, 4/9/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: St. Stephens: 27 Hickory: 19 Alexander Central: 49 South Caldwell: 20 McDowell: 30 Freedom: 6 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 38 West Caldwell: 7 Draughn: 41 East Burke: 28 Hibriten: 62 Patton: 0 West Iredell: 16…

App State Baseball Defeats Georgia State

Timely hitting, clutch pitching and, yes, some incredible defense carried App State to a 4-2 victory against Georgia State to open their Sun Belt Conference series Friday night. The Mountaineers (12-13) improved to 5-2 in league play, 8-0 at home…

L-R Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Lincoln Memorial

The No. 4 Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team scored the first 11 goals of the game en route to an 18-6 win over Lincoln Memorial on Friday. The game was the penultimate home game of the regular season for LR. Myles…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Advance to Championship Game

The second-ranked Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team advanced to the Region 10 championship game with a 73-67 victory against Louisburg during the tournament semifinals on Thursday night at the Tarlton Complex. The Red Hawks (13-4) will play in…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Season Ends in Tournament Semifinals

The fourth-seeded Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team’s 2020-21 season came to an end on Thursday with a 110-80 loss to top-seeded Davidson-Davie in the Region 10 tournament semifinals. The Red Hawks finish their season with a 13-7 overall…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Defeats Anderson, Moves to SAC Championship

David Sdzuy’s penalty kick in the 13th minute sent the Lenoir-Rhyne Men Soccer Team to the SAC Championship game with their 1-0 win over Anderson. This will be the Bears’ first appearance in the SAC final since 2011. In the…

L-R Women’s Soccer Downs Catawba in Overtime in SAC Semifinals

Kara Gavaghan’s late header in OT propeled the Bears over Catawba 1-0 on Thursday evening. Catawba led LR 5-2 in shots in the first half and Catawba earned more corners than LR 10-2. However, the Bears outshot the Indians 14-9…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis Duo Nationally Raaked

Lenoir-Rhyne men’s tennis partners Rhodri Atkinson and Josh Lazenby have been ranked as the No. 10 doubles team in the country for D2 announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Thursday evening. Atkinson, a junior from Gloucester, England and Lazenby, a…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball Advance to Championship Game

The Caldwell Community College men’s basketball team defeated USC-Salkehatchie, 108-99 in overtime Thursday night in the Region X, Division 1 Tournament Semifinals. Down by six at the half, the Cobras would rally to tie it in regulation and then score…

L-R Volleyball’s Prall Named to All-Conference Team

Senior Taylor Prall earned her second straight First Team All-Conference selection as the SAC announced its award winners on Thursday morning. Prall leads the South Atlantic Conference in kills per set at 4.88, nearly a whole kill per set ahead…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis Beats Coker On the Road

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team edged out a win over Coker 4-3 Wednesday afternoon. LR secured the doubles point winning all three doubles matches to make the score (1-0). In singles, Rhodri Atkinson beat Lehman 6-2, 6-2 making the score…

L-R Women’s Tennis Downs Coker

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis knocked off Coker 7-0 Wednesday afternoon. The Bears were able to secure the double point winning two out of three matches (1-0). Diana Babinets/Natalie Lutz defeated Waldron/Matthews 6-1. Evelin Menyhart/ Alicia Wahlberg defeated Krieg/Agarwal 6-1 seuring the…

Caldwell Softball Splits Doubleheader

Caldwell Community College softball split a doubleheader with Spartanburg Methodist on the road Wednesday. The Cobras scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to come from behind and win 7-6 in game one. In game two, Spartanburg…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Weekend Schedule Altered

This weekend’s baseball series has been changed due to inclement weather heading into our region. Instead of playing doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday, the Bears and Limestone will now play on Sunday and Monday at Limestone. Games will start at…

Caldwell Community College Sweeps Doubleheader

Caldwell Community College baseball defeated Patrick Henry in both games of a doubleheader, 9-3 and 8-4 at home Wednesday. In game one, Noah Love went 2-3 with a triple, double and four RBIs. Mike Logan had an RBI double. Cole…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Win Streak Snapped

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team saw a 13 game overall win streak and an 11 game winning streak against South Atlantic Conference opponents broken in a one-goal loss against Wingate on Wednesday night, 16-15. Mitchell Linklater scored just 52 seconds…

App State Softball Defeats UNC-Greensboro

The App State softball team tallied its sixth straight win on Wednesday afternoon, taking down UNC Greensboro 4-3. The Mountaineers are now 17-10 on the season, while UNCG falls to 17-11. The Mountaineers used a balanced attack against the Spartans,…

App State’s Terrell Named to John Olerud Award Two-Way Player of the Year Award Watch List

App State’s Andrew Terrell is one of 17 players nationally and the lone Sun Belt Conference player to be named to the watch list for the John Olerud Award Two-Way Player of the Year Award. Presented by the College Baseball…

App State Women’s Tennis Falls to Coastal Carolina

App State women’s tennis fell to Coastal Carolina, 4-2, on Wednesday afternoon at Rivers Street Courts. App State falls to 5-12 and 4-6 in Sun Belt play, while Coastal Carolina improves to 13-5 and 7-3 in league action. The Mountaineers…

App’s Zacarias Named Sun Belt Women’s Tennis Player of the Week

App State women’s tennis senior María José Zacarias (San Luis Potosi, Mexico/La Loma Centro Deportivo) was named the Sun Belt Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, the league announced on Wednesday. Zacarias is named Player of the Week for the…

L-R Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Wingate

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Team dropped a 20-8 decision to Wingate on Wednesday afternoon. Kendall Wells scored six goals, including the 200th of her career, as Wingate scored 15 times in the first half. After Wingate scored the first goal…

Freedom High’s Keller Named Bassmaster High School All-American

Twelve of the top high school anglers in the country have been selected as new members of the notable Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, including Morganton’s Hunter Keller. “For seven years, the Bassmaster…

L-R’s Gavaghan Named SAC Women’s Soccer Player of the Week

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Kara Gavaghan was named Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week by the SAC announced Wednesday morning. Gavaghan, a freshman from La Crosse, Wis., was the lone goal scorer in the Bears’ 2-1 overtime win…

CVCC Bass Fishing Sign Two From East Lincoln

The Catawba Valley Community College bass fishing team announces the first two anglers signed for its 2021-22 recruiting class. East Lincoln High School anglers Brooke Armstrong and Cabe Mackey are joining the program and signed with the Red Hawks this…

High School Softball Results From Tuesday, 4/6/21

Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: East Burke: 19 West Caldwell: 6 Fred T. Foard: 11 Patton: 0 Hibriten: 4 Bunker Hill: 3 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: East Lincoln: 5 Bandys: 0 Newton-Conover: 11 Lake Norman Charter: 5

High School Girls Soccer Results From Tuesday, 4/6/21

Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: East Burke: 1 West Caldwell: 1 Fred T. Foard: 2 Patton: 0 Hibriten: 9 Bunker Hill: 0

CVCC Men’s Basketball Downs Louisburg College On The Road

The fourth-seeded Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team advanced to the Region 10 semifinals on Tuesday with an 84-79 victory against host No. 3 seed Louisburg at the Roger Taylor Center. Sophomore forward E.J. Thomas led Catawba Valley (13-6)…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Advance in Tournament

Jalen Crowder led four Cobras in double figures as the Caldwell Community College men’s basketball team downed Spartanburg Methodist, 77-62 at home Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the Region X, Division 1 Tournament. Crowder scored a game high-tying 22…

App State Baseball loses at NC State

Facing surging NC State for the first time in six years, App State returned from a weeklong break and played five tight innings before the Wolfpack pulled away in a 13-2 win Tuesday night. The Mountaineers (11-13) trailed 3-1 after…

CVCC to Host NJCAA Division 2 Women’s Basketball Championship

The 2021 NJCAA DII Women’s Basketball Championship, originally scheduled to be held at the SC4 Fieldhouse in Port Huron, MI, has been relocated to Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, NC. The dates and game times will remain unchanged, with…

App State Women’s Golf Finish Third at Mimosa Hills

App State women’s golf finished third at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate Tuesday in Morganton. Jacksonville State won both the team and individual titles. App State posted a 932 team score, just six strokes back of the first-place Gamecocks and four…

L-R Football To Play in SAC Championship Against Tusculum Saturday at Home

The South Atlantic Conference has announced that Lenoir-Rhyne and Tusculum will play for the SAC Football Championship on Saturday, April 10 at 2:30 p.m. and the game will be hosted by Lenoir-Rhyne at Moretz Stadium. The SAC Championship was originally…

A Pair of Conference Player of the Year Awards Highlight L-R Men’s Soccer All-Conference Recognition

The South Atlantic Conference (SAC) announced this morning the 2021 Men’s Soccer Spring All-Conference honorees with six Bears earning recognition. Victor Cascon earned the SAC Offensive Player of the Year, while Dani Fernandez received Defensive Player of the Year honors.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Garners Five All-Conference Nods

Five Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer players have been named to the South Atlantic Conference All-Conference teams announced by the league Tuesday morning. Ria Acton leads the charge for LR as the lone First-team All-Conference selection while Allie Zueger and Grayson Cameron…

Lenoir-Rhyne Sweeps SAC Men’s Track and Field Athletes of the Week Awards

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Marlin Davis was named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men’s Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week, while teammate Jacob Wadsworth was named AstroTurf Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week for meets contested during the fifth week of the…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Lanham Earns SAC Pitcher of the Week Honors Again

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Joshua Lanham was named AstroTurf Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played during week nine of the 2021 season, the Conference office announced today. This marks the third SAC Pitcher of the Week award for Lanham in 2021.…

High School Softball Results From Monday, 4/5/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Hickory: 3 Freedom: 0 St. Stephens: 7 McDowell: 0 Watauga: 6 Alexander Central: 2

High School Girls Soccer Results From Monday, 4/5/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Hickory: 3 Freedom: 0 St. Stephens: 7 McDowell: 0 Watauga: 6 Alexander Central: 2

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Blows Out Queens

The Lenoir-Rhyne’s Men Soccer team scored four times in the first seventeen minutes of action on Monday night to help them move on to the SAC Semifinals with a 5-1 win over Queens. The five goals ties the record for…

L-R Women’s Lacrosse Comes From Behind to Pick Up SAC Win

Staring a 9-7 deficit with 19:38 to play, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Team ended the game with seven unanswered goals to defeat Tusculum on Monday evening. Cathleen Gaffney had a goal and three assists in the final 20 minutes to…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Advance to SAC Semis

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer team was able to open up the SAC Quarterfinal with a 1-0 win over Carson-Newman Monday afternoon. Ria Acton scored a curler from 20 yards out in the 19′ to give LR 1-0 lead. Acton earned…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Ranked Fourth Nationally

The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) and Dynamic Team Sports announced week seven of their top 20 coaches’ poll with four South Atlantic Conference men’s lacrosse teams making the cut. For the third straight week, Lenoir-Rhyne is ranked at…

CVCC Bass Fishing Has Two Qualify for National Championship

Catawba Valley Community College anglers Spencer Black and Nathan Dellinger have qualified for the Major League Fishing (MLF) National Championship after their performance this past week on Lake Chickamauga. Competing amongst a field of 229 boaters, Black and Dellinger finished…

Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Lose Easter Sunday Battle With South Alabama

App State women’s tennis suffered a 4-1 decision to South Alabama on Sunday afternoon at Rivers Street Tennis Courts. App State falls to 5-11 and 4-5 in Sun Belt action, while South Alabama improves to 12-4 and 7-0 in league…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Beats Limestone

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis team battled and was victorious in a tough road contest against Limestone 4-3 on Saturday. In doubles, LR was able to take two of three matches to secure the doubles point. Gemma Southwick/Lucy Whelan defeated Sophia Marchetta/Anastasiia Khriapko…

CVCC Baseball Pick Up Another Win Over Cleveland CC

The eighth-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team earned its fourth Region series sweep on Saturday with a 10-2 victory in game three against Cleveland Community College at Henkel-Alley Field. The Red Hawks’ record now stands at 24-7 overall and…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis Dispatch Limestone

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team put on a strong showing beating Limestone 6-1 on Saturday. In doubles, the Bears made quick work of the Saints winning the three straight doubles matches to secure the doubles point and go up (1-0).…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Defeats Lenoir CC

The fourth-seeded Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team advanced in the Region 10/South Atlantic District tournament on Saturday with an 84-61 victory against No. 9 Lenoir at the Tarlton Complex. Guards Donovan Evans and Darien Wynn led the Red…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Splits Another Doubleheader With Wingate

In the nightcap, Matt Mackey went 3-4 with a home run, double and five RBIs and Joshua Lanham threw seven scoreless innings striking out ten to move to 5-0 as the Bears split with Wingate for the second straight day.…

App State Softball Takes Two From Radford

The App State softball team took two from Radford on Saturday afternoon, winning the first game 5-2 and coming from behind to take the second game 3-1. With the wins, the Mountaineers move to 16-10 on the season, while Radford…

App State Field Hockey Wins Over Ohio Again

App State field hockey completed the road series sweep of Ohio Saturday with a 2-0 shutout victory. The Mountaineers (5-5, 4-4 MAC) started right where they left off Friday by scoring a goal in the first three minutes of play…

App State Track and Field Teams Compete at Chanticleer Challenge

App State women’s track & field won two events at the Chanticleer Challenge on Saturday. Celia Agee continued her strong outdoor season with a first-place finish in the pole vault. Agee cleared 11-9.75 (3.60m) to win the event by nearly…

App State Women’s Tennis Squeaks Out Win Over Troy

App State women’s tennis pulled out a thrilling 4-3 win over Troy on Saturday afternoon at Rivers Street Courts. App State improves to 5-10 on the season and moves to 4-4 in Sun Belt action. The Mountaineers have won 17…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Rolls Over Undefeated Wingate

The Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team dominated Wingate in a 44-21 victory on Friday night. The Bears held Wingate to -43 rushing yards on the game and closed out the regular season undefeated. Lenoir-Rhyne held Wingate to zero first downs in the…

Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field Competes at VertKlasse Meet

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s and Women’s Track and Field competed at the VertKlasse Meeting hosted by High Point Friday. On the women’s side, Kimberley Owens placed 18th in the 100m dash with a time of 12.78. Saidah Hardwick then placed 22nd…

Caldwell Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Wake Tech

The Caldwell Community College baseball team split a doubleheader with Wake Tech Friday, losing the first game 12-1 but winning the second contest 7-5. In the game two Cobras win, Wake Tech’s Christian Schmidt had a grand slam in the…

CVCC Baseball Picks Up A Pair Of Wins Over Cleveland Community College

The eighth-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team continued its dominance in conference play on Friday, sweeping a doubleheader against visiting Cleveland Community College, 8-3 and 3-2 at Henkel-Alley Field. With the victories, the Red Hawks improve their record to…

L-R Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Wingate

E.J. Ranel and Xander Ferlenda hit back-to-back home runs for the second time this year as the Bears hit four long balls in the nightcap to split with Wingate in the first two games of the weekend series. Connor Smith…

App State Field Hockey Picks Up Road Win at Ohio

App State field hockey edged Ohio 2-1 in the closing minutes of play Friday. Friederike Stegen redirected the game-winning goal at the 55 minute mark to lift the Mountaineers to victory. “I’m really excited about this win for our group,”…

Caldwell Women’s Basketball Season Ends

The Caldwell Community College women’s basketball team had their season come to a close in the semifinal round of the Region X, Division 1 Tournament Friday. The Cobras fell to Denmark Tech 72-62. Amaja Mack led Caldwell with 22 points.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Game Against Catawba Canceled

Due to injuries and COVID-19 related quarantines within the Catawba football program,  the Saturday, April 10th Homecoming game between Lenoir-Rhyne and Catawba has been canceled. Catawba made the announcement that they are canceling the rest of their spring season. Lenoir-Rhyne…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Wins Regular Season FInale in Dominate Fashion

The Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team celebrated a successful “Sophomore Day” on Thursday, trouncing visiting Fayetteville Tech 110-33 in its regular-season finale at the Tarlton Complex. Sophomore guard Makayla Weaver led the Red Hawks (12-4, 8-4 in Region…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Downs 11th Ranked Wingate

Thanks to a beautiful goal by Noah Tiefel in the 32nd minute, the No. 10 Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Team ended the regular season unbeaten with a 1-0 win over No. 11 Wingate. The win was the third win over a…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Edges Wingate

The No. 15 Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Team surged past Wingate 2-1 in an overtime thriller decided by a late Kara Gavaghan winner Thursday evening. The match started off scoreless throughout the first half. Wingate led LR 4-3 in shots in…

High School Football Results From Thursday, 4/1/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Alexander Central: 48 Hickory: 0 South Caldwell: 44 St. Stephens: 13 Watauga: 21 Freedom: 0 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 48 Patton: 0 Draughn: 21 West Caldwell: 7 East Burke: 30 Fred T. Foard: 14 Hibriten:…

App State Baseball Series With Coastal Carolina Postponed

App State’s baseball series scheduled to begin tonight at Coastal Carolina has been postponed, as the Chanticleers have paused all baseball activities for the next seven days. In accordance with the Sun Belt Conference’s COVID-19 guidelines, Coastal’s next five baseball…

App State Women’s Tennis Edged Out by UNC-G

App State women’s tennis suffered a tough 4-3 defeat to UNCG on Wednesday afternoon at the Piedmont Tennis Center. App State falls to 4-10 on the season, while the Spartans move to 5-4 on the season. It was a hard-fought…

Hickory Crawdads Announce Promotional Schedule

The Hickory Crawdads are excited to announce their 2021 promotional lineup. The schedule is highlighted by 11 firework shows, 10 giveaways and an array of theme nights. The Crawdads are starting the season strong, with four giveaways falling in Opening…

High School Softball Results From Tuesday, 3/30/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Alexander Central: 18 Watauga: 0 McDowell: 4 Hickory: 0 St. Stephens: 4 Freedom: 0 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 9 Draughn: 4 East Burke: 9 Patton: 6 Hibriten: 3 Fred T. Foard: 1 West Iredell: 10…

High School Girls Soccer Results From Tuesday, 3/30/21

Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Fred T. Foard: 1 Hibriten: 0 Patton: 4 East Burke: 0 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Lake Norman Charter: 9 Bandys: 0 Maiden: 5 Newton-Conover: 0

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Stays Perfect on the Year

Head Coach Greg Paradine and the No. 4 Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team recorded the 100th win in program history with a Tuesday night victory at Coker, 21-9. Paradine, who has been at the helm for all 100 victories, owns a…

App State Baseball Falls at Wake Forest

Playing the first of seven scheduled games against ACC opponents this season, App State lost 15-7 at Wake Forest on Tuesday night. At 4-2 in league play, App State (11-12 overall) returns to action next at Coastal Carolina for a…

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Drops Doubleheader to Belmont Abbey

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball team dropped a pair of non-conference home games to visiting Belmont Abbey on Tuesday. LR lost 7-3 and then 4-1 in the twin bill as Kylee Leonhardt hit her 38th career homerun in the nightcap. In game…

Caldwell Downs Catawba Valley In Local Community College Softball Showdown

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute’s softball team swept a double header versus NJCAA Region 10 Division II rival Catawba Valley Community College, winning by scores of 5-1 and 7-2 in a double header that started Saturday but had to…

L-R Baseball Falls at Lincoln Memorial

The Lenoir-Rhyne’s Baseball team fell 4-2 on Tuesday afternoon at Lincoln Memorial in a mid-week non-conference matchup. Connor Smith scored both runs for the Bears including his 5th homerun of the season. Hayden Gresham (1-1) got his first start of…

Appalachian State Women’s Golf Finish 10th at Georgia State Invitational

App State women’s golf finished 10th at the Georgia State Invitational Tuesday, highlighted by Sarah Hardin’s personal-best effort. Hardin, a senior from West Jefferson, North Carolina, led the Mountaineer starting five by firing a career-low 54-hole total of 222. Hardin’s…

App State Women’s Basketball Adds Locke to Roster

App State women’s basketball is excited to announce the signing of Breanna Locke for the 2021-22 season. Locke is the fifth signee for the Mountaineers, joining Adair Garrison, Zada Porter, Mariah Frazier, and Emily Carver. “We are excited about the…

L-R Men’s Golf Taking On Tennessee River Rumble

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Golf team competed at the Tennessee River Rumble Monday morning. The Bears are competing at the Wind River Golf course where there are 17 other schools competing. Seven of those schools are South Atlantic Conference schools including…

Four CVCC Volleyball Player Earn All-Region Honors

Four members of the Catawba Valley Community College volleyball program have been honored for their play during the 2020-21 season by Region 10. Outside hitter Aasia McNeill, setter Amber Barker and libero Caitlin Dailey have all been named First Team…

L-R Women’s Golf Compete at Lady Bearcat Invitational

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf team sits in 7th place at the Lady Bearcat Invitational after the day one Monday evening. The tournament is being played at The Links at Stoney Point course. There are 25 teams competing in this tournament…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Ends Home Schedule With Huge Win

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team celebrated the careers of its nine sophomore student athletes on Monday night in a big way, scoring a season high in points in a 112-66 victory against Guilford Tech at the Tarlton…

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Splits Doubleheader With Tusculum

In the opening game, the Lenoir-Rhyne’s Softball Team fell in a 1-0 10-inning thriller. Tusculum’s Emily Sappington threw a no-hitter for the Pioneers as they came away with the win. In the nightcap, Morgan Beeler threw a complete game shutout…

L-R Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Ranked Limestone

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Team fell at Moretz Stadium to No. 13 Limestone on Monday afternoon, 17-3. The Saints scored the first 12 goals of the game and held LR to its lowest scoring output since the two met on…

High School Girls Soccer Results From Monday, 3/29/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Freedom: 3 McDowell: 0 South Caldwell: 1 Alexander Central: 0 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Patton: 8 West Caldwell: 0 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Bandys: 11 West Lincoln: 3 East Lincoln: 3 Maiden: 2

High School Softball Results From Monday, 3/29/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: McDowell: 6 Freedom: 5 South Caldwell: 8 Alexander Central: 1 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Draughn: 6 East Burke: 5 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Maiden: 4 West Lincoln: 3

CVCC Women’s Basketball Picks Up Third Straight Win

The Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team earned its third-straight win on Sunday, defeating Brunswick 80-62 at the Tarlton Complex. A.J. Davis led the Red Hawks (11-3, 7-3 in Region 10) with a team-high 17 points. She was one…

Appalachian State Baseball Downs Eagles On the Road

Noah Hall and Eli Ellington limited Georgia Southern to four hits, productive outs gave App State an early lead and Robbie Young added insurance with a solo homer as the Mountaineers closed a Sun Belt road series with a 3-1…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis Falls to Methodist

The Lenoir-Rhyne men’s tennis team lost 6-3 to Methodist University on the road at Fayetteville’s Clayton Tennis Center Sunday. The Bears nearly picked up the doubles point as the number one doubles of Nicolas Moser and Joel Hemmings of the…

CVCC Baseball Defeats Fayetteville Tech to Earn Sweep

The ninth-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team earned its third Region series sweep on Sunday, winning 12-3 against host Fayetteville Tech. With the weekend’s victories, the Red Hawks improve to 21-6 overall and 10-2 in Region 10 games. Catawba…

Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Falls to Georgia Southern

App State women’s tennis suffered a 4-1 loss to Georgia Southern on Sunday afternoon at the Wallis Tennis Center. App State falls to 4-9 and 3-4 in Sun Belt action. Georgia Southern improves to 12-8 and 4-3 in the league.…

Hickory Motor Speedway Results From Saturday, 3/27/21

The NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series returned to action at America’s Most Famous Short Track, Hickory Motor Speedway, this Saturday night with an amazing schedule of action. First up would be the Heritage Finance Late Models and the first…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Wins Fourth Straight

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team earned its fourth-straight win on Saturday, avenging an earlier loss this season to Fayetteville Tech with a 71-64 victory at the Tarlton Complex. Forward Quincy Martin led the Red Hawks (10-5, 8-5)…

App State Baseball Lose Second Game of Series to Georgia Southern

App State baseball faced a three-run deficit going to the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday, but Georgia Southern pulled away to claim a 10-2 win. Game 3 of the Sun Belt series is scheduled for noon on Sunday. Peyton…

L-R Track and Field Teams Compete at Montreat Invitational

The Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field teams competed in the Montreat Invitational Saturday afternoon. On the women’s side, Caroline Hilliard started things off in the 10,000m run and finished 4th with a time of 37:56.81. Kimberley Owens then finished 12th in…

Caldwell Community College Women’s Basketball Wins Home Finale

Caldwell Community College women’s basketball won over Denmark Tech at home Saturday, 84-58. Paola Martinez led the Cobras in scoring with 32 points. Amaja Mack added 12 and Nikya Lynch scored 10 points. Other contributors for the Cobras were Akira…

App State Track and Field Weekend Events

Maya Hanks captured both the long jump and triple jump to lead App State women’s track & field at the Weems Baskin Invitational. Hanks won the long jump on Friday with her first jump of the day, which covered 18-11.25…

Caldwell CC Baseball Wins Rain Shortened Event

The Caldwell Community College baseball team won a 1-0, rain shortened contest at Rockingham Community College Saturday. The game was called after 7 innings due to rain/wet field conditions. Will Westbrock pitched a shut-out in a rain-shortened 1-0 win over…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader From Mars Hill

On a day the Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team cut the ribbon to officially commemorate the new Durham Field opening Saturday, the Bears swept Mars Hill 12-3 and 11-1. In game one, Matt Mackey and Nick Clarno combined for seven RBIs while…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball Ends Regular Season With Win

Caldwell Community College men’s basketball won on the road at Denmark Tech Saturday, 73-57. Caldwell was led in scoring by Demitri Dixon with 17 points. Jalen Crowder grabbed nine rebounds and had 12 points, falling one rebound shy of a…

Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Defeats Georgia State

App State women’s tennis snapped its three-match skid with a 4-1 triumph over Georgia State on Saturday afternoon at the Lifetime Athletic Complex. The Mountaineers improve to 4-8 overall and 3-3 in league action, while Georgia State falls to 2-14…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Blows Out Catawba

The No. 4 Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team tied a program record with its 12th straight win in Saturday’s 22-8 victory over Catawba. This marks the third time in program history LR has won 12 straight and can break that record…

Appalachian State Field Hockey Blanked by Kent State

App State field hockey suffered a 1-0 setback at Kent State in a defensive battle Saturday. Defensively, the Mountaineers (3-5, 2-4 MAC) held the Golden Flashes (5-1, 3-1) to single-digit shot attempts, nine, and only four shots on goal. The…

CVCC Volleyball Wins Region Championship for 13th Time

The top-seeded Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team is headed back nationals for a third-straight year after winning its ninth-straight Region 10 championship on Friday at the Tarlton Complex. The Red Hawks (20-2) defeated fourth-seeded Sandhills in the tournament semifinals…

Hibriten Falls in 2A State Soccer Championship Game

The Croatan Cougars and Hibriten Panthers played even for 80 minutes, but it was the Cougars that exploded for three goals in overtime to take the 2A Men’s Soccer State Championship 4-1, winning the program’s first State Championship. The match…

High School Football Results From Friday, 3/26/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: South Caldwell: 44 Hickory: 14 Alexander Central: 35 St. Stephens: 28 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 44 West Iredell: 0 Draughn: 25 Fred T. Foard: 17 Hibriten: 49 East Burke: 0 West Caldwell: 24 Patton: 14…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Downs Anderson

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis team defeated Anderson 6-1 at home Friday afternoon. In doubles, Diana Babinets/Natalie Lutz started things off defeating Wuilloud/Reynolds 6-4. Greer/Robeson would make things interesting beating Evelin Menyhart/Alicia Wahlberg 6-3. Lucy Whelan/Gemma Southwick would secure the doubles…

L-R Volleyball Falls in Five Sets to Anderson

Junior Ashley Hawkins needed nine digs to join the 1,000 dig club at Lenoir-Rhyne and finished the match with 12 to reach four digits for her career as the Bears lost a tough five-setter at Anderson, 3-2. Despite the loss,…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball Falls On the Road

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball team fell on the road to USC-Salkehatchie, 86-72 Friday night. The Cobras trailed at the half 48-40, but were outscored by six, 38-32 in the second half. Caldwell falls to 7-6 overall, 4-5 in Region…

L-R Baseball Drops Doubleheader to Mars Hill

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Baseball Team dropped a pair of SAC games on Friday afternoon at Durham Field to Mars Hill. Will Jones reached base six times on the day but the Bears fell 3-1 and 8-4 on the afternoon. In game one,…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis Edges Out Anderson

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis beat Anderson at home 4-3 Friday afternoon. In doubles, Joel Hemmings/Mauricio Hernandez started things off winning over Kush/Wilson 6-3. Rhodri Atkinson/Josh Lazenby would then secure the doubles point for LR defeating Moncada/Pudney 6-3 to put LR…

Appalachian State Softball Wins in Extra Innings

App State softball (14-10, 1-5 SBC) defeated Georgia State (12-15, 0-7) in extra innings Friday night to earn its first conference win of the season. The 6-5 victory is the Mountaineers’ second straight extra-inning victory. The game was a back-and-forth…

L-R Softball Picks Up Doubleheader Sweep of UVa.-Wise

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team scored two runs in the seventh inning to force extra innings and won it in the bottom of the 8th on Hannah Jennings RBI double to give the Bears a 6-5 win against visiting UVA-Wise. In…

Appalachian State Baseball Falls to Georgia Southern

App State hung tough with stingy Georgia Southern starter Tyler Owens on Friday night, as the Mountaineers faced a one-run deficit through six innings before the Eagles closed out a 3-1 win in the series opener. App State (10-10, 3-1…

Kerns Signs Contract Extension With App State Men

On the heels of App State’s first NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament appearance in 21 years, head coach Dustin Kerns has signed a contract extension that runs through the 2025-26 season, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Friday. The extension was…

App State Field Hockey Edged out by Kent State

App State field hockey dropped a back-and-forth affair 3-2 at Kent State Friday. App State struck first Friday courtesy of a Rachel Fleig goal with 11:47 left to play in the second quarter. The Mountaineers have now scored first in…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Wins Second Straight in as Many Nights

For the second-straight night, the Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team used a second-half rally to earn a conference victory, knocking off visiting Central Carolina 66-61 on Thursday night at the Tarlton Complex. Jaylen Prioleau led the Red Hawks…

Appalachian State Announces Date for 2021 Homecoming

App State will welcome alumni and fans back to Boone this fall for its annual Homecoming football game, set for Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Kickoff for the Mountaineers’ Sun Belt Conference game against ULM is slated for 3:30 p.m., subject…

CVCC Volleyball’s Dailey Named NJCAA DII Defensive Player of the Week

Catawba Valley Community College volleyball player Caitlin Dailey was named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) DII Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday. This is the second time that the redshirt freshman libero from Rutherfordton has earned this…

Lenoir-Rhyne Sweeps SAC Football Player of the Week Awards

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Football Players of the Week for games played during the third week of the spring season. Lenoir-Rhyne quarterback Grayson Willingham was tabbed as the Offensive Player of the Week, while Lenoir-Rhyne linebacker Jon…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Prall Named South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Volleyball Players of the week for matches played during the fourth week of the 2021 season. Lenoir-Rhyne’s Taylor Prall takes Player of the Week honors. Prall, a senior outside hitter, helped lead the…

App State Men’s Golf Finish Second at the ECU Intercollegiate

App State men’s golf finished second at the ECU Intercollegiate at Brook Valley Tuesday. The second-place effort is the seventh consecutive top-three team finish for the Mountaineers. “Awesome job by the guys this week,” head coach Jason Allison said. “We…

High School Softball Results From Tuesday, 3/23/21

Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 9 Fred T. Foard: 3 Draughn: 16 Patton: 8 East Burke: 5 West Iredell: 2 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Newton-Conover: 5 Bandys: 4 West Lincoln: 4 Maiden: 0

Appalachian State Baseball Falls to Charlotte

In the first game at Atrium Health Ballpark, the $52 million home of the MiLB-based Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, Charlotte took early control in a 15-5 victory against App State on Tuesday night. The Mountaineers (10-9) had a four-game winning streak…

High School Boys Soccer Western Regional Finals From Tuesday, 3/23/21

2A: Hibriten: 2 Ledford Senior: 0 Panthers advance to the state championship game going against Croatan Saturday. 3A: Weddington: 3 Hickory: 2 Red Tornadoes season ends at 14-2.

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Splits Doubleheader With Catawba

Lora Beth Wood’s homerun in the bottom of the 7th of game two gives the Lenoir-Rhyne’s Softball a spilt against visiting Catawba in a SAC doubleheader on Tuesday. After the Bears fell in game one 9-1, LR used homeruns by…

Appalachian State Softball Sweeps Doubleheader From Western Carolina

App State softball (13-10) completed the doubleheader sweep of Western Carolina (5-15) on Tuesday afternoon, coming from behind to win the first game 5-1 and winning a 10-inning second game 4-3. Game 1 The Mountaineer bats came alive in the…

L-R’s Dahlberg Named SAC Track Athlete of the Week For the Second Straight Week

Kylie Dahlberg was named South Atlantic Conference Athlete of the Week for the second week in a row announced by the SAC Tuesday evening. A senior middle-distance runner, Dahlberg, competed in the LR Bears Open this past weekend where she…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Wins Showdown With Caldwell

Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team defeated Caldwell Community College 70-56 Tuesday. Catawba Valley Community College was led by reigning National Junior College Athletic Association’s reigning player of the week, Kelis Carmon who 15 points. Kenzley Dunlap and Camari…

L-R Men’s Golf Finish Second at Tusculum Invitational

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Golf team finished in 2nd place at the Tusculum Invitational Tuesday afternoon. The Bears are playing at the Graysburg Hills Golf Club where there are 12 teams in the field and three of them being South Atlantic…

Mike Houston to Be Inducted into Lenoir-Rhyne Sports Hall of Fame

Lenoir-Rhyne will induct former football head coach Mike Houston into the Lenoir-Rhyne Sports Hall of Fame with a special ceremony on April 10 at 10 a.m. Houston is one of five members of the Hall of Fame Class of 2020…

High School Softball Results From Monday, 3/22/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Hickory: 4 Watauga: 3 Alexander Central: 11 Freedom: 1 South Caldwell: 6 McDowell: 4 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 15 East Burke: 4 Draughn: 16 Patton: 8 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Bandys: 9 North Lincoln:…

High School Girls Soccer Results From Monday, 3/22/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Hickory: 4 Watauga: 0 Freedom: 1 Alexander Central: 0 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Lake Norman Charter: 10 Maiden: 1 Lincolnton: 4 Bandys: 2 Newton-Conover: 6 West Lincoln: 1

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Moves Up In Polls

Thanks to a 2-0 week, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team moved up one spot in the USILA national poll as announced on Monday. The Bears are one spot away from their highest all-time national ranking which was No. 3 in…

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Gunn Earns All-District Honors

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2020-2021 NABC Coaches’ Division II All-District teams and coaches, recognizing the best men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes and coaches in the division. Lenoir-Rhyne senior forward R.J. Gunn has been named Second Team…

Lenoir-Rhyne Sweeps South Atlantic Conference Men’s Lacrosse Player of the Week Awards

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Men’s Lacrosse Players of the Week for games played during the seventh weekend of the 2021 season. Lenoir-Rhyne swept both awards with Eric Dickinson garnering the offensive honor and teammate Victor Powell collecting…

Appalachian State Women’s Golf Competes at Bama Beach Bash

App State women’s golf finished ninth at the Bama Beach Bash Sunday. The Mountaineers closed the event with their best team round of the season, a 307. App State posted a 936 final team score. “We took away some good…

Caldwell Baseball Wins High Scoring Affair Against Surry CC

Caldwell Community College defeated Surry Community College in a wild 23-18 contest Sunday afternoon. The Cobras were led by Mason Lyda who went four-for-six with a double, three singles and two RBI. Noah Love collected three RBI on the day,…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Defeats 12th Ranked Queens

For the third time this season, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team topped a top 15 team as the No. 5 Bears handed No. 12 Queens a 15-7 defeat on Saturday afternoon. The Bears scored five times in the second quarter…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Wins at Lenoir Community College

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team picked up its second victory of the season against Lenoir Community College on Sunday afternoon, winning 67-53 on the road in Kinston. Jaylen Prioleau led CVCC (7-5, 5-5 in Region 10) with…

App State Field Hockey Downs Central Michigan

Six different goal scorers surged App State field hockey past Central Michigan 6-1 in a bounce-back conference win Sunday. App State improved to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in Mid-American Conference play with the win. “I’m proud of their character that…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis Wins Sixth Straight

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team won their sixth straight match with a victory over Carson-Newman on the road 5-2 Saturday afternoon. In doubles, LR would win three straight matches to complete the sweep (1-0). Lewis Scott/ Patrik Alvestrand would start…

CVCC Volleyball Wins Two at Wallace State Bash

The top-ranked Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team split its four-match appearance at the Wallace State Bash with a pair of victories on Friday and Saturday. With the event’s results, the Red Hawks’ record now stands at 17-2 overall on…

App State Softball Drop Both Games to Texas State

App State softball (11-10, 0-5) fell to Texas State in a doubleheader Sunday afternoon, 4-3 and 8-3, respectively. With the wins, the Bobcats move to 17-3 overall and 2-0 in Sun Belt Conference play. Game 1 Texas State jumped out…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Split Doubleheader At Anderson

Andrew Patrick’s second shutout of the year helped the Lenoir-Rhyne’s Baseball Team spilt a SAC doubleheader against host Anderson. In game one, Patrick went the distance allowing just three hits while Bryce Stober drove in both runs in a 2-0…

Caldwell Softball Splits Doubleheader

Caldwell Community College softball split a doubleheader with Pitt Community College Sunday. The Cobras won the first game 4-2 but lost the nightcap 9-0. The Cobras are 14-6 overall. Caldwell hosts Spartanburg Methodist on Wednesday in a double header starting…

CVCC Baseball Picks Up Another Win Over Surry CC

The eighth-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team completed a weekend sweep of visiting Guilford Tech on Sunday with a 13-3 victory in eight innings at Henkel-Alley Field. With this weekend’s victories, the Red Hawks record is now 17-5 overall…

Appalachian State Baseball Sweeps Series With Arkansas State

High-scoring second and fourth innings in support of Noah Hall, who was sharp in his first career start, carried App State to a 12-2 victory that capped a three-game Sun Belt Conference sweep of Arkansas State to open league play.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field Hosts Event

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s and Women’s Track team competed in the LR Bears Open Sunday afternoon. On the women’s side, Bekki Roche and Olivia Jackson went back-to-back in hammer throw going 1st and 2nd with throws of 49.07m and 41.78m. Kimberley…

Caldwell Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader

Caldwell Community College swept a doubleheader from Surry Community College Saturday at home, 11-1 and 9-3. The Cobras improve to 9-6 overall, 2-0 in Region X, Division 3 play. Caldwell hosts Surry to wrap up the series Sunday at 2:30pm.

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Pick Up Conference Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis defeated the Carson-Newman Eagles 5-2 on the road Saturday afternoon. In doubles, Diana Babinets/Natalie Lutz beat Reeves/Speiser 6-1. Evenlin Menyhart/Alicia Wahlberg fell to Forrest/Price 2-6. Lucy Whelan/Gemma Southwick closed out the match and secured the doubles…

L-R Swimming Ends Season at NCAA Championships

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Swimmer Micah McRea earned All-American honors in the 400 IM and 100 breaststroke to conclude the NCAA Championships as a three-time All-American. McRea also earned All-American status in the 200 IM on Thursday. Lisa Boernigen closed out the NCAA…

Davis Scored 37 as CVCC Women’s Basketball Downs Louisburg

Behind a pair of career-best performances from A.J. Davis and Kenzley Dunlap, the 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team avenged an earlier loss this season to Louisburg, winning 93-77 on Saturday afternoon at the Tarlton Complex. With the…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader Over Anderson

Alex Shirazi threw a one-hit shutout in game one as the Lenoir-Rhyne baseball teams swept Anderson on Saturday in the teams first two games of the weekend series. With the wins, the Bears (13-6, 10-4 SAC) extended their SAC conference…

App State women’s track & field competed at the Bill Webb Combined Events Classic on Friday and Saturday at High Point. Celia Agee took second in the pole vault, clearing 3.50m. Silvanna Curtain finished fifth with a mark of 3.35m…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Falls at Sixth Ranked Queens

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Team fell to the No.6 Queens Royals 21-5 on the road on Saturday afternoon. The first five minutes of the match started with LR going up 2-0 with goals by Kaitlyn Lehman and Cathleen Gaffney assisted…

App State Baseball Wins Second Game of Series With Arkansas State

App State used a strong outing from starting pitcher Quinton Martinez and a five-RBI day at the plate from second baseman Luke Drumheller to claim an 8-3 victory over Arkansas State and secure the series win Saturday at Beaver Field…

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Over Mars Hill

Kylee Leonhardt tied the game with a solo homerun with one out in the top of the seventh before the Bears scored twice in the 9th to get a 5-4 win to sweep Mars Hill on Saturday at Ponder Field.…

App State Women’s Tennis Drops Sun Belt Contest

App State women’s tennis fell to Coastal Carolina, 6-1, on Saturday afternoon at the Stevens Tennis Complex. App State falls to 3-8 and 2-3 in league action while Coastal Carolina improves to 8-3 and 4-1 in conference play. Coastal won…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Wins Home Finale

One day after Taylor Prall recorded her 1,000th kill of her career, the senior had a season-high 26 kills to lead the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Volleyball squad to a 3-1 win over Lincoln Memorial in their home finale. This is the…

App State Field Hockey Falls in Overtime

App State field hockey suffered a 3-2 double overtime defeat to Central Michigan Saturday. App State scored the perennial go-ahead goal with 4:50 remaining when Meghan Smart found an open Carli Ciocco on the backside of the cage. Ciocco’s first…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Wins First Home Game of the Season

In the first home game since December 7, 2019, the Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team cruised past Barton in the first matchup between the two programs since 1950. The Bears extended their winning streak against SAC opponents to 19 straight and have…

Jones’ 32 Points Not Enough as Caldwell Men’s Basketball Drops Home Contest

Caldwell Community College men’s basketball fell to Brunswick Community College at home 108-98. The two teams were knotted up at 48 at the half, but Brunswick outscored the Cobras by ten in the second half. Caldwell was led by Micah…

High School Boys Soccer Third Round Playoff Results From Saturday, 3/20/21

2A: Ledford Senior: 5 Fred T. Foard: 3 Tigers season ends at 13-3. Hibriten: 3 East Lincoln: 0 Panthers advance to the Western Regional finals to face Ledford Senior on Tuesday. 3A: Hickory: 3 A.C. Reynolds: 2 Red Tornadoes advance…

High School Football Week Four Scores From Friday and Saturday, 3/19/21-3/20/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Alexander Central: 39 McDowell: 7 Watauga: 49 St. Stephens: 13 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 47 East Burke: 6, Saturday Hibriten: 56 Draughn: 6 Patton: 40 West Iredell: 14 West Caldwell: 13 Fred T. Foard: 0…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Sweeps Previously Unbeaten Carson-Newman

Senior Taylor Prall became just the 10th player in Lenoir-Rhyne history to reach 1,000 career kills in a convincing sweep of Carson-Newman on Friday night. Prall entered needing 15 to reach 1K and finished the match with a game-high 18…

App State Wrestling Wraps Up Successful Nationals

App State’s Jonathan Millner received congratulatory hand slaps, hugs and pats on the head from staff members Ian Miller, DJ Fehlman and Bill Dixon. Head coach JohnMark Bentley’s embrace outlasted all that, as he pulled Millner close and then buried…

Appalachian State Baseball Opens Series Against Arkansas State With Win

The pitching of Tyler Tuthill and power of Robbie Young helped carry App State to a 5-4 home victory against Arkansas State in a Sun Belt Conference opener Friday. Tuthill allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits, struck out…

Caldwell Women’s Basketball Drop Road Contest

Caldwell Community College women’s basketball team fell on the road in Bridges Arena to Spartanburg Methodist Friday, 89-52. Mikayla Hill and Nikya Lynch each scored 11 points, with Lynch’s efforts coming off the bench. Paola Martinez socred nine, Amaja Mack…

L-R’s McRea, Boernigen Earn All-American Honors

Lenoir-Rhyne swimmers Micah McRea and Lisa Boernigen have earned All-American honors in the 200 IM thanks to strong showings in the first two days of the NCAA Championships. In the women’s 200 IM prelims, Boernigen finished the event with a…

App State Men’s Basketball Ends Season at First Four

Tenths of a second ticked off the Assembly Hall clock in what seemed like slow motion. App State players, coaches and fans had seen this before. It was almost assumed that Justin Forrest’s last-second heave would find its way into…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Picks Up Win

The No.24 Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Team completed the sweep of Coker with a 3-1 win over the Cobras on Thursday afternoon. Three different players scored goals for LR who remains unbeaten on the year. In 7th minute, the Bears struck…

L-R Women’s Soccer Defeats Coker

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Team bested the Coker Cobras 3-0 as three different Bears scored Thursday afternoon. The match started off with an early goal from Scarlett Kelly in the fifth minute’ off an assist from Stephanie Figueiredo putting LR…

CVCC’s Carmon Named NJCAA Division II Player of the Week

Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball player Kelis Carmon has been named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) DII Player of the Week. Carmon is the fifth different Red Hawk athlete to win a weekly honor from the NJCAA…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Off to Best Start in Program History

For the first time in program history, the No. 5 Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team won their fifth straight game to start a season. The 5-0 Bears topped the 2018 squad for the best start in program history as the ’18…

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Splits Doubleheader With Wingate

Lora Beth Wood hit a solo home run in the second inning then Kylee Leonhardt hit a three-run home run in the fifth to help the Bears take the nightcap against Wingate 5-1. In game one, Savanah Moorefield hit her…

Caldwell Softball Splits Doubleheader in Myrtle Beach

The Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute softball team split a doubleheader with North Central Missouri on Wednesday. The Cobras fell in game one 8-1, but won 8-0 in five innings in game two. Each of the games were held…

Lenoir-Rhyne Soccer Earn Men’s and Women’s Player of the Week Awards

Andres Ruiz and Ria Acton were named South Atlantic Conference Soccer Players of the Week announce by the South Atlantic Conference Wednesday morning. Ruiz, a senior from Bogota, Colombia, recorded his first career hat trick as the No. 24 Bears…

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

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

Caldwell Women’s Basketball Lost at Home to Florida Southwestern State

Caldwell Community College women’s basketball lost at home to Florida Southwestern State Tuesday by the score of 94-59. Paola Martinez led the Cobras in scoring with 15 points. Paskio Gvichiani was the only other Caldwell player scoring in double digits…

L-R Women’s Golf Finish Ninth at Hargett Invitational

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s golf team finish in 9th place at the Hargett Memorial Invitational, hosted by Wingate University, Tuesday. The tournament is being played at Stonebridge Golf Club where 11 teams make the field. Of the 11 teams five other…

Appalachian State Baseball Defeats NC A&T

Andrew Greckel created a nine-run cushion with an inside-the-park homer, Phillp Cole delivered a grand slam after North Carolina A&T cut into its deficit and eight App State pitchers combined for 11 strikeouts on a staff day that ended with…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Golf Finish Second, Waldron Wins Hargett Memorial Invitational

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Golf team charged forward and finished tied for second place at the Hargett Memorial Invitational, hosted by Wingate University, Tuesday. Individually, Liam Waldron secured the tournament win after winning a playoff on hole number 18 with a…

Appalachian State Men’s Golf Competes at Bash at the Beach

App State men’s golf finished third at the Bash at the Beach Tuesday. The third-place finish marked the sixth straight top-three finish for the Mountaineers. Jacksonville State won both the team and individual titles. The Gamecocks posted a 21-under-par team…

L-R’s Galassi Adds Regional Player of the Week Honors

Lenoir-Rhyne University senior outfielder Drue Galassi has been named the Southeast Region Player of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA). Galassi is the third player — but first hitter — to earn Regional Player of the…

Caldwell Softball Falls at Cal Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach

The Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute softball team is competing at teh Cal Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, SC. Tuesday, the Cobras fell in a both games of a doubleheader to North Central Missori. Caldwell lost game one 2-0…

Lenoir-Rhyne Earns a Pair of SAC Track Field Performers of the Week

Kylie Dahlberg and Ellis Horton were named the South Atlantic Conference Astroturf Track and Field Athletes of the Week. Dahlberg, a senior distance runner from Flagler Beach, Fla., Dahlberg, competed in the Lenoir-Rhyne Opener this past weekend where she placed…

CVCC Bass Fishing Competes at Big Bass Bash

The Catawba Valley Community College bass fishing team had a successful performance this past weekend competing in the 2021 Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash on Kentucky Lake. A trio of Red Hawk anglers — Hayden Lail, Spencer Black and…

Freedom High’s Keller Named to Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

Hunter Keller of Freedom High School in Morganton was named as one of the 47 of the most outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2021 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team presented by…

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball’s Rakes Earns SAC Pitcher of the Week Honors

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Softball Players of the Week for games played in the seventh weekend of the 2021 season and Lenoir-Rhyne’s Lauren Rakes earns the Pitcher honor. Rakes, a sophomore pitcher, went 2-0 for the Bears…

L-R’s Galassi Named SAC Baseball Player of the Week

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Drue Galassi was named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Baseball Player of the Week for games played during week six of the 2021 season, the Conference office announced today. Galassi, a senior outfielder from Peoria, Ill., led the Bears…

Hickory Crawdads Announce Start Times

The Hickory Crawdads announced the start times for their 60 home games in 2021. Tuesday through Saturday games will begin at 7pm while Sundays will begin at 3pm. The Crawdads July 4thcelebration will begin at 7pm. The Christian Concert date,…

High School Girls Soccer Results From Monday, 3/15/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: St. Stephens: 7 Alexander Central: 0 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Lincolnton: 4 Newton-Conover: 1 Maiden: 2 Bandys: 1

High School Softball Results From Monday, 3/15/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: South Caldwell: 11 Hickory: 0 Alexander Central: 21 St. Stephens: 0 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Hibriten: 8 Patton: 0 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Maiden: 14 Lincolnton: 1

High School Lacrosse First Round Playoff Results

Boys 1A/2A/3A Championship: Northern Guilford: 20 Hickory: 3 Red Tornadoes season ends at 5-3 Marvin Ridge: 18 Patton: 5 Panthers season ends at 5-5. In the women’s all classification championship Charlotte Catholic: 17 Hickory: 4 Red Tornadoes season ends at…

High School Soccer Playoff Brackets Announced

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) finalized and released the playoff brackets for the 2020-21 Men’s Soccer Championships. The tournament will have four classifications of play with five playoff rounds each. First round matchups from Hickory Metro teams:…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf in Eighth After Day One of Hargett Memorial

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s golf team sits in 8th place after round one at the Hargett Memorial Invitational, hosted by Wingate University, Monday. The tournament is being played at Stonebridge Golf Club where 11 teams make the field. Of the 11…

L-R Men’s Golf Sees Waldron Tied For Lead After Day One of Hargett Memorial

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Golf team charged forward to 5th place after day one at the Hargett Memorial Invitational, hosted by Wingate University, Monday. This tournament is being played at the Stonebridge Golf Club and there are 15 teams in the…

L-R Men’s Lacrosse Moves to Fifth in Polls

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team moved up to No. 5 in the nation in the most recent USILA / Dynamic 2021 Poll as announced this afternoon. The Bears (4-0) moved up two spots from last week’s poll and the number…

L-R Soccer Moves Times of Game Against Coker Thursday

Due to the threat of impending and heavy rain, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams have altered their schedule for the home match against Coker on Thursday. The women will kick off at noon with the men playing at…

App State Field Hockey Wins in Overtime

App State field hockey overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat Saint Louis 3-2 in overtime Monday. The Mountaineers improved to 2-2 overall with back-to-back victories. App State needed only 47 seconds in overtime to seal the victory. Veerle Van Heertum…

L-R’s Atkinson Named SAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

Rhodri Atkinson has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men’s Tennis Player of the Week the SAC announced Monday. Atkinson, a junior from Gloucester, England, went undefeated on the week in both singles and doubles play as he led…

App State Baseball Modifies Attendance Policy for Baseball

App State Athletics has announced that, in compliance with North Carolina Executive Order No. 195, there will be additional but limited seating options available for the remaining home baseball games this spring at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. The executive…

App State Softball Alters Upcoming Weekend Series

The App State softball schedule has been updated for this upcoming weekend due to the weekend weather forecast. The Mountaineers will now take on the Texas State Bobcats in a doubleheader on Saturday, March 20, beginning at 1 p.m., followed…

CCC&TI Baseball Drops Both Games to Florence-Darlington Tech

Caldwell Community College baseball fell in both games of a doubleheader at Florence-Darlington Sunday, losing game one 12-1 and game two, 10-7. In game one, Cole Hales scored the lone run for the Cobras. In game two, Darien Farley scored…

L-R Baseball Blasts UVa-Wise

The Lenoir-Rhyne’s Baseball Team completed their four-game sweep of UVA-Wise with a 15-2 and 17-7 win on Sunday. Nick Clarno finished the day 5-9 with 2 HR’s and 9 RBIs including his first career grand slam. Drue Galassi and Matt…

App State Men’s Basketball to Face Norfolk State in First Four

After punching the program’s first ticket to the NCAA Tournament in 21 years, App State men’s basketball will take on Norfolk State in the First Four of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. Tip is set for 8:40 p.m. on truTV…

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Splits Doubleheader With Queens

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Softball Team spilt their SAC doubleheader for the second day in a row. On Sunday, the Bears won game one against Queens as Lauren Rakes struck out 12 Royals and Savannah Moorefield and Kylee Leonhardt hit homeruns to give…

CVCC Men’s Basketabll Defeats Lenoir CC

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team held visiting Lenoir to a season-low point total in a 62-41 conference win on Sunday at the Tarlton Complex. Sophomore guard Donovan Evans paced the Red Hawks (6-4, 4-4 in Region 10)…

Appalachian State Baseball Lose at UNC-Wilmington

Despite a rough start, App State received an early spark from reliever Jason Cornatzer, but UNCW continued to apply pressure on the way to a 7-1 victory Sunday at Brooks Field. The first five UNCW batters reached in the bottom…

L-R Women’s Tennis Downs UVa-Wise

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Team traveled to UVA Wise Sunday and dominated the Cavaliers 6-1. Due to rain in the forecast, the day started off with singles first. Natalie Lutz started it off by earning a forfeit win to put…

CVCC Softball Sweeps Home Doubleheader

The Catawba Valley Community College softball team completed a perfect weekend on Sunday with a doubleheader sweep against Patrick Henry at Highland Recreation Center. With Sunday’s victories, the Red Hawks improve to 13-5 overall and 6-2 in Region 10 West…

App State Women’s Tennis Falls to South Alabama

App State women’s tennis suffered a 6-1 decision to South Alabama on Sunday afternoon in Mobile at the Bruce David Lubel Memorial Tennis Courts. App State is now 3-7 and 2-2 in league action while South Alabama improves to 8-4…

L-R Men’s Tennis Sweeps UVa-Wise

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team won their fifth straight match with a victory over UVA Wise on the road 7-0 Sunday afternoon. The match started off with with singles due to a forecast of rain. In singles, Josh Lazenby started…

CVCC Baseball Picks Up Win Over Patrick Henry

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team pounded out 14 hits on Sunday, winning 10-4 in its conference series finale with Patrick Henry at Hooker Field. Designated hitter Masashi Takegama led the Red Hawks (14-4, 4–2 in Region 10…

App State Softball Falls To South Alabama

The App State softball team (11-8) fell in its final game of the weekend against South Alabama (13-8), 4-0. The game was a pitcher’s duel until the bottom of the sixth inning, when the Jaguars plated all four runs to…

Appalachian State Baseball Falls to UNC-Wilmington

Tied in the fifth inning Saturday, App State dropped a 4-1 decision against UNCW at Brooks Field. Sunday’s series finale is scheduled for 1 p.m., with Andrew Terrell projected to start on the mound for the Mountaineers (6-7). App State’s…

Hickory Motor Speedway Results From Saturday, 3/13/21

Racing returned to the Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars, Hickory Motor Speedway, on Saturday night with NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series. The Heritage Finance Late Models would lead off the evening’s action with the first of their twin 40…

CVCC Softball Sweeps Doubleheader

The Catawba Valley Community College softball program equaled its win total from its pandemic-shortened inaugural season on Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of Surry Community College at the Highland Recreation Center. With the wins, the Red Hawks are now 11-5…

CVCC Volleyball Wins Over Fayetteville Tech, Louisburg

The second-ranked Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team completed a busy week of competition on Saturday with a sweep of Fayetteville Tech and host Louisburg during a tri-match at the Roger Taylor Center. With the conference wins, the Red Hawks…

L-R Track and Field Hosts Lenoir-Rhyne Opener

The Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field Teams competed in the Lenoir-Rhyne Opener Saturday. On the women’s side, Olivia Jackson started off the day finishing 3rd in the hammer throw with a final mark of 40.47m. Kimberley Owens also placed 3rd in…

CVCC Baseball Drops Doubleheader By One Run Each

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team had its 10-game winning streak snapped on Saturday with a pair of road conference losses against Patrick Henry at Hooker Field. With the results of Saturday’s games, the Red Hawks’ record is…

App Softball Drops Both Games of Doubleheader

App State (11-7) dropped its first two Sun Belt games on Saturday, falling to South Alabama (12-8) 1-0 and 7-4, respectively. The Mountaineers and Jaguars will play the final game of the series on Sunday, with the first pitch at…

App State Women’s Tennis Falls to Troy

App State women’s tennis fell to Troy, 4-0, on Saturday afternoon at the Lunsford Tennis Complex in the first of two Sun Belt matches in Alabama. App State falls to 3-6 and 2-1 in Sun Belt play while Troy moves…

L-R Softball Splits Doubleheader With Anderson

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team spilt a SAC doubleheader at Anderson on Saturday. In game one, the Bears scored three runs in the 6th to came away with a 6-4 win. In the night cap, the Bears were held to one…

Appalachian State Track and Field Teams Compete at Seahawk Teal Invitational

App State women’s outdoor track & field won five events at the season opening Wendy’s Seahawk Teal Invitational on Saturday. The 4×100-meter relay tandem of Taylor Smith, Jessica Dixon, Maya Hanks and LaBria King won the event in 46.73 seconds.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Routs UVa.-Wise

The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team swept a SAC doubleheader from UVA Wise by exploding for 38 runs and 12 home runs. In game 1, LR slugged six long balls and got ten strikeouts from Alex Shirazi to get a 15-2 win.…

CVCC Men’s Basketball Falls to Louisburg

The Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team suffered a 82-69 setback at home on Saturday against Louisburg at the Tarlton Complex. Derrick Molden led the Red Hawks (5-4, 3-4 in Region 10) with 19 points, while Quincy Martin added…

Lenoir-Rhyne 4×400 Relay Finishes 10th at NCAA D2 Nationals

The 4×400 relay team finished in 10th place at NCAA nationals with a time of 3:18.58 Saturday evening. This was Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Track and Field first 4×400 relay team to compete at indoor NCAA Nationals in school history. The Bears…

App State Women’s Soccer Drops 2-1 Match to Marshall

App State women’s soccer fell to Marshall in a 2-1 setback on Saturday afternoon at Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex. App State falls to 6-11-1 while Marshall improves to 2-2 on the season. Both teams wouldn’t find the back of the…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Win Handily

For just the second time in program history, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team improved to 4-0 with a thrashing of Tusculum on Saturday afternoon, 21-11. Lenoir-Rhyne scored 18 of the first 22 goals in the game to take an 18-4…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Falls to Cape Fear

The 18th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team fell short on the road Saturday in an 86-84 loss to Cape Fear. Kelis Carmon led the Red Hawks (8-2, 5-2 in Region 10) with a career-high 30 points. Three other…

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

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Watauga: 23 Hickory: 6 Alexander Central: 53 Freedom: 12 South Caldwell: 50 McDowell: 0 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 44 Draughn: 6 East Burke: 37 Patton: 6 West Caldwell: 47 West Iredell: 14 South Fork Athletic…

Lenoir-Rhyne Football Wins in Double Overtime

Sean White hit Kelin Parsons for a game-winning touchdown in double overtime that led the Lenoir-Rhyne Football Team to a victory at Newberry in LR’s season opener, 27-20. The Bears have now won 18 straight games against South Atlantic Conference…

Caldwell Softball Sweeps Doubleheader

The Caldwell Community College softball team swept a doubleheader over Patrick Henry, winning game one, 1-0 and game two, 10-2. In game one, Caldwell was held to only five hits, but Patrick Henry had only three hits. The Cobras saw…

App State Field Hockey Wins First Contest of the Season

App State field hockey held Ball State scoreless in a 1-0 bounce-back win Saturday. The Mountaineers improved to 1-1 in Mid-American Conference play and 1-2 overall. “We kept the shutout,” head coach Meghan Dawson said. “That was one of our…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis Wins Fourth Straight

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team won their fourth straight match, toppling Catawba 7-0 Friday afternoon. In doubles, LR got hot and won three straight doubles matches to win the doubles point (1-0). Patrik Alvestrand/Lewis Scott started it off winning by…

App State To Host NCAA Selection Show at Holmes Center

After winning its first Sun Belt Championship, App State is heading to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament for the first time since 2000. The NCAA Selection Show that announces the tournament field, matchups and game dates will take place Sunday…

CCC&TI Women’s Basketball Falls at Denmark Tech

Caldwell Community College’s women’s basketball team fell at Denmark Tech, 91-85 on Friday. Amiya Randles led the Cobras with 18 points and was one of five to score in double figures. Amiya Adams scored 15, Paola Martinex added 12 and…

CVCC Volleyball Continues Straight Set Wins

The second-ranked Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team celebrated the careers of its five sophomores with a 3-0 win against USC Union on Friday afternoon at the Tarlton Complex. Set scores were 25-14, 25-8 and 25-5 Sophomore outside Aasia McNeill…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Defeats Catawba

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis won their second straight home match this week over Catawba 6-1 on Friday afternoon. In doubles, Catawba took advantage winning two ouf of three matches to win the doubles point (0-1). Natalie Lutz/Diana Babinets won the…

Appalachian State Baseball Drops Series Opener

App State took a lead thanks to strong early work from pitcher Tyler Tuthill and an RBI double from Andrew Greckel, but UNCW used a quick-strike fourth inning to claim control in a 6-1 win in their series opener Friday…

L-R Women’s Lacrosse Edged Out by Young Harris

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Team fell to Young Harris 20-17 on the road on Friday afternoon. Michelle Tang had a career-high five goals for the Bears while Cathleen Gaffney had three goals and a season-high four assists for LR. The…

App State Field Hockey Falls in Mid American Conference Opener

App State field hockey dropped its home and MAC opener against Ball State 2-1 Friday. For the second consecutive game, the Mountaineers lit up the scoreboard first. In the second quarter, Sarah Farrell connected on a goal from just inside…

L-R’s Wadsworth Earns All-American Honors in Heptathlon

After the second day of competition at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships, Jacob Wadsworth finished in 4th place in the Men’s Heptathlon and was named an All-American. Wadsowrth finished 4th with a final score 5,227 points…

App’s Millner Named SoCon Wrestler of the Month

Southern Conference champion and automatic NCAA Championships qualifier Jonathan Millner of App State has been named the SoCon Wrestler of the Month for February. A redshirt junior from Greensboro, Millner went 4-0 last month with three wins against ranked opponents,…

L-R Men’s Soccer Blanks Catawba

Five minutes and six seconds was all Andres Ruiz needed for his first career hat trick as the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Team handed Catawba a 4-0 defeat. The hat trick was the first from a Lenoir-Rhyne player since Josh Silent…

L-R’s Wadsworth in Third at NCAA D2 Heptathlon Championship

After the first day of competition at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships, sophomore Jacob Wadsworth sits in third place in the Men’s Heptathlon. Wadsworth started off the event strong, taking home a second-place finish in the…

App State Field Hockey to Have Matches Streamed on Twitch

App State field hockey opens Mid-American Conference play Friday and Saturday as the Mountaineers host Ball State. The two-game home stand and all remaining home contests this spring season will be live streamed on Twitch at appstatesports. The live stream…

App’s Stanley, Gosnell Earn All-Conference Honors

App State women’s basketball senior teammates Lainey Gosnell (Demorest, Ga./Habersham Central) and Pre Stanley (Rockledge, Fla./Rockledge) were named to the Sun Belt All-Conference teams, as the league announced on Thursday. Stanley earns a postseason all-conference award for the second time…

CVCC’s Blackwelder Named NJCAA Baseball Player of the Week

Catawba Valley Community College second baseman Chandler Blackwelder was named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Baseball Player of the Week on Wednesday. Blackwelder joins teammate Brett Banks as an NJCAA weekly award winner for the CVCC…

App State Partners With New Boone Bigfoots Baseball Club

The High Country will have a new summer baseball team with the establishment of the Boone Bigfoots, who have partnered with App State Athletics and will play their home games on Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. Tentatively…

Three Mountaineers Earn All-Conference Recognition in Men’s Basketball

App State men’s basketball had three players earn All-Sun Belt recognition, the highest number in the conference, on Thursday. Justin Forrest was named Second Team All-Sun Belt and Michael Almonacy and Adrian Delph were tabbed as Third Team honorees by…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Wins at Patrick Henry

The 18th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team earned its second victory in eight days against Patrick Henry, winning 89-75 on the road Wednesday afternoon. Kelis Carmon paced the Red Hawks (8-1) with a team-high 24 points. Ariana Montgomery…

NCHSAA Announce Final Realignment, Sports Calendar, Playoff and Seeding Procedures

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Board of Directors concluded a special called meeting yesterday for the purpose of finalizing the 2021-2025 Realignment Plan and implementing the 2021-2022 Sports Calendar. The Board also altered playoff qualification and seeding…

L-R Weightlifting Wins University National Championship

In their first year of competition, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Weightlifting Team won the 2021 USA Weightlifting University National Championship. The Bears finished with 89 points and beat out East Tennessee State, the University of Texas and Northern Michigan University amongst…

CVCC Baseball Outlasts Caldwell CC

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team scored nine-straight runs on Wednesday and held off a late charge by rival Caldwell to earn a 9-8 victory at Henkel-Alley Field at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds. With the victory, Red…

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball Falls at Spartanburg Methodist

The Caldwell Community College men’s basketball team fell on the road at Spartanburg Methodist College Wednesday, 83-73. Micah Jones led the Cobras with 22 points. Shawn Nelson was the only other Cobra to score in double digits. Nelson scored 18.…

High School Boys Soccer Results From Wednesday, 3/10/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Watauga: 1 Hickory: 0 Freedom: 1 McDowell: 0 South Caldwell: 3 Alexander Central: 2 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 1 East Burke: 1 Hibriten: 11 Draughn: 2 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Newton-Conover: 3 East Lincoln:…

L-R Men’s Tennis Wins Third In A Row

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team won their third straight match beating Lincoln Memorial 7-0 Wednesday afternoon. On the doubles side, LR was dominant as Mauricio Hernandez/ Nicolas Moser defeated Cooper/Bailey 6-1. Rhodri Atkinson/Josh Lazenby made quick work of Turner/Pavan 6-2.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Blanks Lincoln Memorial

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis shutout Lincoln Memorial 7-0 Wednesday afternoon. The day started off with doubles play, LMU took the first doubles match 6-2. Gemma Southwick/ Lucy Whelan defeated Dahlstrom/Fitzgerald 6-3. Evelin Menyhart/Sandy Mitsou then secured the doubles point (1-0)…

L-R Volleyball Swept by Newberry

The Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Team came up short in a 3-0 loss at Newberry on Wednesday evening. With the loss, the Bears drop under .500 on the season. Lenoir-Rhyne was held to a .178 hitting percentage, while the Wolves hit .259…

Caldwell Softball’s Wilson Named NJCAA Pitcher of the Week

Jada Wilson has been named NJCAA’s Softball Div. II Pitcher of the Week for March 1-7. Jada went 3-0 on the mound last week, picking up a win against then 14th ranked Florence-Darlington Technical College on Friday, March 5 as…

CVCC’s Schroeder Named Community College Athletic Director of the Year

Catawba Valley Community College’s Nick Schroeder has been named a 2020-21 Junior/Community College Athletics Director of the Year (ADOY) award recipient by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Schroeder is just the third athletic director in Region…

App State Baseball to Play at Cannon Ballers Stadium

App State Baseball’s road game against Charlotte scheduled for Tuesday, March 23, will now be held instead at Atrium Health Ballpark, the new minor league home of the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers in downtown Kannapolis. First pitch is scheduled for 6…

CVCC Volleyball Defeats Davidson-Davie CC

The second-ranked Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team continued a busy week on Tuesday, knocking off Davidson-Davie Community College 3-0 in its second match in as many days. Set scores were 25-12, 25-11 and 25-19. Middle hitter Delaney Conner led…

CVCC Baseball Downs USC-Lancaster

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team continued its hot play at the plate, belting out 16 hits in a 19-6 victory against host USC Lancaster on Tuesday afternoon at Doomsday Corner. With the win, the Red Hawks improve…

L-R’s Cameron Named SAC Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Women’s Soccer Players of the Week for matches played during the fourth week of the season and Lenoir-Rhyne goalkeeper Grayson Cameron was named Defensive Player of the Week. Cameron, a junior from Hickory,…

App’s Terrell Named Two-Way Player of the Week

The College Baseball Foundation has named App State’s Andrew Terrell the John Olerud Award Two-Way Player of the Week. In four games last week, Terrell started once in left field, once on the mound and multiple times at designated hitter,…

L-R Men’s Soccer Sweeps SAC Player of the Week Awards

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Men’s Soccer Players of the Week for matches played during the fourth week of the spring season. This week, Lenoir-Rhyne swept the awards. Victor Cascon was named Offensive Player of the Week, while…

Caldwell Women’s Basketball Win on the Road

Caldwell Community College women’s basketball team won at Patrick Herny Community College 75-73 Tuesday night. Paola Martinez led the Cobras with 23 points. Akira Jenkins and Nikya Lynch each had 11 points. Mikayla Hill also scored in double digits with…

App State Softball Splits Doubleheader With East Tennessee State

App State (11-5) split a doubleheader against East Tennessee State (5-3) Tuesday afternoon, falling in the first game 2-0 and taking the second game 7-1. 5th year senior Kenzie Longanecker remains perfect in the circle, throwing her sixth win of…

L-R Baseball Falls at Tusculum

The Lenoir-Rhyne’s Baseball team fell to Tusculum 8-2 in Greeneville, Tenn on Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference matchup. E.J. Ranel reached base three times and had his nineteenth career multi-hit game for the Bears. The Bears had chances in the…

L-R Women’s Soccer Moves Up to 23rd in Poll

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer team was voted as the No. 23 team in Division II Women’s Soccer by the United Soccer Coaches Tuesday afternoon. The Bears join the land of the ranked again, for the 47th time in the last…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Has A Pair Named to D2 Team of the Week

Seniors Eric Dickinson and Connor Stanley were named to the USILA D2 Team of the Week as announced by the organization. The duo helped Lenoir-Rhyne defeat No. 12 Limestone for the first time at Moretz Stadium in program history. Dickinson…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer Ranked 24th Nationally

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Soccer team was voted No. 24 in the Division II Men’s Soccer National Poll by United Soccer Coaches announced Tuesday afternoon. The Bears are off to a hot start in the 2021 season as they are 1-0-1 overall…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Golf Opens Season

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Golf team opened their season at The Bearcat Golf Classic finishing 14th Tuesday. The field played three rounds and 54 holes of golf between two days. This was the Bears first competition in exactly 365 days. There…

Appalachian State Wrestling Sends Seven to Nationals

Another year. Another school-record number of NCAA qualifiers from App State. The field for next week’s NCAA Wrestling Championships was announced Tuesday, and the Mountaineers will send a whopping seven wrestlers to St. Louis, meaning 70 percent of their starting…

CVCC Volleyball Sweeps Surry CC

The second-ranked Catawba Valley Community College volleyball team remained undefeated on the season Monday night with a 3-0 victory against visiting Surry Community College at the Tarlton Complex. Set scores were 25-16, 25-16 and 25-12. Outsider hitter Lilly Weaver led…

App’s Stanley Earns All-Tournament Honors

App State women’s basketball senior guard Pre Stanley (Rockledge, Fla./Rockledge) was named to the All-Sun Belt Tournament team. Stanley is named to the all-tournament team for the second time in the last three seasons following a stellar run to the…

App State Men’s Basketball Wins Sun Belt, Going to NCAA Tournament

The 21-year wait is over. App State men’s basketball is headed back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2000. Dustin Kerns’ Mountaineers capped an impressive Sun Belt tournament run with an 80-73 win over Georgia State Monday…

Lenoir-Ryne Women’s Soccer Shuts Out Coker

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Team blanked Coker 4-0 Monday Afternoon. The Bears defense held Coker to just two shots for the entire 90 minutes. The match started off with Stephanie Figueiredo scoring a low-driven ball in the 20′ off an…

High School Boys Soccer Results From Monday, 3/8/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Hickory: 7 Alexander Central: 0 South Caldwell: 4 St. Stephens: 2 Watauga: 6 Freedom: 0 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 10 Draughn: 1 Hibriten: 5 Fred T. Foard: 4 Patton: 2 East Burke: 1 West Caldwell:…

L-R’s Stanley Named SAC Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Men’s Lacrosse Players of the Week for games played during the fifth weekend of the 2021 season. Lenoir-Rhyne’s Connor Stanley collected the defensive honor. A senior defender Stanley, helped the Bears lock in…

Lenoir-Rhyne Announces Spring Football Attendance Policy

In accordance with current local, state and federal health guidelines, Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics has announced its attendance policy for home football games this spring. As previously announced, no fans or parents from visiting teams will be permitted at LR home football…

App State Men’s Basketball Advances to Sun Belt Championship

For the second straight night, 40 minutes was not enough. App State men’s basketball advanced to the Sun Belt Tournament Finals with a 64-61 overtime victory over Coastal Carolina on Sunday night. The Mountaineers (16-11) will now face Sun Belt…

CVCC Softball Sweeps Doubleheader

The Catawba Valley Community College softball team made program history on Sunday, tallying a program record 51 runs in a conference doubleheader sweep against Cleveland. With the victories, the Red Hawks improve to 9-5 overall and 2-2 in Region 10…

CVCC’s Dellinger and Smith Qualify Again for Nationals

Catawba Valley Community College anglers Jeremy Dellinger and Nathan Smith clinched another national tournament berth for themselves and the Red Hawk program on Saturday with their 17th-place finish in the 2021 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series on Lake Hartwell. Dellinger and…

App State Women’s Tennis Defeats Georgia Southern

App State Women’s Tennis earned a 4-0 victory over Georgia Southern on Sunday at the Deer Valley Racquet Club to complete the weekend sweep. The Mountaineers improve 3-5 and 2-0 in the Sun Belt, and Georgia Southern falls 4-6 and…

App State Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Over NC Central

App State recorded two run-rule victories on Sunday, shutting out North Carolina Central 8-0 and 17-0, respectively. The Mountaineer defense allowed only four total hits on the day and the 17-run margin of victory tied with App State’s largest margin…

CVCC Baseball Pours it On Over Wake Tech

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team continues its offensive showcase on Sunday afternoon, completing a weekend sweep of Wake Tech with a 14-4 conference victory in five innings at Henkel-Alley Field. With the win, the Red Hawks improve…

Caldwell CC Baseball Wraps Up Series With Walk-Off Win

The Caldwell Community College baseball team defeated USC-Lancaster at home Sunday, 6-4. With the game tied in the bottom of the 7th, Patrick Usher hit a two RBI home run to put the Cobras ahead 6-4. The Cobras sweep the…

App State Women’s Basketball Season Ends in Sun Belt Semifinals

App State women’s basketball pushed the top-seeded Troy Trojans to the brink but fell 66-63 in the semifinal round of the Sun Belt Tournament in Pensacola, Fla. The Apps end the season with a 15-12 mark while the Trojans advance…

Hickory Motor Speedway Results From Season Opener on Saturday, 3/6/21

Hickory Motor Speedway Results 3/6/21 Late Model – Twin Feature 1 1 #15 – Ryan Millington 2 #11 – Landon Huffman 3 #2 – Gracie Trotter 4 #21W – Jack Wood 5 #44K – Josh Kossek 6 #4 – Joseph…

CVC Baseball Rolls in Region X Openers

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team opened conference play with an offensive onslaught on Saturday, scoring 33 runs in a pair of victories against Wake Tech at Henkel-Alley Field. The 33 combined runs by CVCC are the fifth-most…

App State Baseball Drops Finale at East Carolina

Kendall McGowan posted three hits, including a seventh-inning homer, and accounted for both RBIs in App State’s 10-2 loss to No. 17 East Carolina on Sunday. The Mountaineers (6-5) are scheduled to return to action next weekend for a three-game…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Thrash Fayetteville Tech

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team trounced host Fayetteville Tech on Saturday afternoon, winning 107-38 at Reid Ross Classic School. Camari Jeter led the Red Hawks (7-1, 5-1 in Region 10) with a team-high 18 points. Jeter…

Lenoi-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Defeats 12th Ranked Limestone

The No. 7 Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team defeated No. 12 Limestone at home for the first time in program history on Saturday afternoon, 16-7, and has now defeated the Saints three of the last four times head-to-head. After Toron Eccleston…

CVCC Softball Drops Both Games of a Doubleheader, 3-2

The Catawba Valley Community College softball team fell in a road doubleheader to 14th-ranked Florence-Darlington in the Red Hawks’ Region 10 opener on Saturday afternoon. Catawba Valley’s record now stands at 7-5 overall. Game one: Florence-Darlington 3, CVCC 2 A…

Caldwell Baseball Wins Two Over USC-Lancaster

Caldwell Community College baseball picked up a pair of wins as they swept a doubleheader from USC-Lancaster Saturday at home, winning game one 4-3 and game two, 7-4. The game one win saw the Cobras come from behind, scoring all…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Sweeps UVa-Wise

On a Saturday afternoon inside Shuford Gymnasium, the Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Team swept UVA Wise, winning 25-16, 25-13 and 25-16 to get back to .500 on the season. The Bears hit .320 as a team and held the Cavaliers to just…

App State Men’s Basketball Stuns Top Seeded Texas-Arlington

App State men’s basketball posted a thrilling 76-73 overtime victory over top seed Texas State in the Sun Belt Tournament Quarterfinals on Saturday night. The Mountaineers (15-11) advance to face Sun Belt East Division No. 2 seed Coastal Carolina in…

App State Men’s Golf Finish Second at Sea Palms Invitational

Dylan Lukes and App State men’s golf both placed second at the Sea Palms Invitational Saturday from St. Simons Island, Georgia. Lukes finished second on the player leaderboard, and the Mountaineers placed second overall as a team in a field of 16. “I’m super proud of the guys today,”…

Caldwell CC Softball Sweeps Doubleheader From Cleveland CC

The Caldwell Community College softball team defeated Cleveland Community College on the road Saturday in both games of a doubleheader, 8-0 and 11-3 Once again, Caldwell received excellent pitching as the Yetis of Cleveland Community College were held to just…

L-R Swimming Sends Two to Nationals

For the first time in program history. the Lenoir-Rhyne Swimming Team will send repeat student-athletes to the NCAA Championships as sophomores Micah McRea and Lisa Boernigen will represent the Bears for the second straight season. McRea’s swim of 3.53.54 qualified…

App State Women’s Tennis Edges Out Georgia State

App State women’s tennis earned a narrow 4-3 victory against Georgia State in the Sun Belt home opener on Saturday at the Deer Valley Racquet Club. The Mountaineers improve to 2-5 and 1-0 in the Sun Belt and while Georgia…

App State Baseball Falls Again To East Carolina

App State took an early lead against No. 17 East Carolina for the second straight day, but the Pirates erased their deficit in the bottom of the fifth inning and added some late insurance in a 5-2 victory against the…

L-R Triathlon Finishes as Third Best D2 Team at Clermont Draft-Legal Challenge

The women of Lenoir-Rhyne Triathlon traveled to Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont, Florida to make history as they toed the line for their first swim-bike-run event as an NCAA program. The race combined all divisions giving the Bears a…

CVCC Volleyball Defeats 20th Ranked Sandhills CC

The second-ranked Catawba Valley Community College volleyball program passed its toughest test so far of the 2020-21 season on Saturday, fighting off No. 20 ranked Sandhills for a 3-1 conference victory at the Tarlton Complex. Set scores were 25-18, 25-22,…

Caldwell Women’s Basketball Eclipse Century Mark in Win

Caldwell Community College women’s basketball defeated the Ft. Bragg Base Team Saturday 101-85 at home. Kaitlyn Brock led five players in double digits with 23 points. Paola Martinez added 18 points. Amiya Randles scored 14 and both Mikayla Hill and…

App State Women’s Basketball Wins Quarterfinal Matchup

App State women’s basketball pulled out a gutty 54-46 win over UTA in the quarterfinal round of the Sun Belt Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Hartsell Arena. App State advances to the semifinals to face top-seeded Troy on Sunday at…

High School Football Results From Friday, 3/5/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Freedom: 28 Hickory: 16 McDowell: 21 St. Stephens: 18 Watauga: 21 Alexander Central: 7 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Bunker Hill: 32 Fred T. Foard: 7 Draughn: 39 Patton: 21 East Burke: 43 West Iredell: 6 Hibriten: 62…

App State Men’s Basketball Downs Little Rock

Behind a season high tying 24 points from Justin Forrest, App State men’s basketball advanced to the Sun Belt Tournament Quarterfinals with a 67-60 over Little Rock on Friday night. The Mountaineers (14-11) will take on Sun Belt West Division…

Caldwell Softball Throws One Hitter in Split With Florence-Darlington Tech

The Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute softball team split a doubleheader with Florence-Darlington Tech Friday, winning the first game, 3-0 but falling in the nightcap, 11-3. In game one, Jada Wilson threw a one-hitter and picked up the win…

App State Baseball Drops Series Opener to 17th ECU

Playing its first Friday game of the young season, App State put up the first run at No. 17 East Carolina, but the Pirates used a fifth-inning homer to build on a one-run lead and pulled away late in a…

Appalachian State Softball Gets Doubleheader Sweep

App State (8-4) tallied two wins on Friday, defeating North Carolina A&T (0-10) 15-1 (5 innings) and 8-4. The 15-1 win in game one is the Mountaineers’ largest margin of victory this season. Game 1 The Mountaineers jumped out early…

App State Women’s Basketball Defeats ULM

App State women’s basketball downed ULM, 70-60, in the first round of the Sun Belt Championship on Friday afternoon at the Pensacola Bay Center. App State improves to 14-11 overall and advances to the quarterfinal round to face the second…

Appalachian State Announces Update Fan Policy

App State Athletics looks forward to safely welcoming student-athlete families and some spectators to on-campus events this spring. North Carolina Executive Order No. 195, which went into effect Friday, Feb. 26, permits up to 30 percent capacity for outdoor athletic…

App State-Marshall Football Game Moved to Primetime

App State’s home football game against Marshall this September is moving to primetime. The matchup of historic rivals, originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25, will move to a night game on Thursday, Sept. 23 for national television. Kickoff time and…

L-R Men’s Soccer Draws With Wingate

Victor Cascon scored twice off assists from Jaime Poza in the first half but Wingate scored twice in a five-minute stretch in the second half as the teams played to a 2-2 draw Thursday night at Wingate. Cascon scored his…

CVCC Baseball Hits Six Doubles in Win

Behind 12 hits including a season-high six doubles, the 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team thrashed Scouts USA for a 17-8 victory at SRP Park on Thursday afternoon. Right fielder Brett Eurey led the Red Hawks (8-2) with four…

L-R Men’s Basketball Season Ends at SAC Tournament Semifinals

A 16-0 run in the first half gave Queens and upper hand that they would never relinquish in an 88-67 win over Lenoir-Rhyne in the South Atlantic Conference Tournament Semifinal. This is the fourth straight year that Lenoir-Rhyne and Queens…

Appalachian State Softball Adds Two Contests This Weekend

The App State softball team added four games to the 2021 schedule, head coach Shelly Hoerner announced today. The Mountaineers will travel to Greensboro, N.C. to take on the North Carolina A&T Aggies on Friday in a doubleheader beginning at…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Draws 1-1 With Wingate

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer team drew 1-1 after a double OT battle against Wingate Thursday evening. The match started off with LR conceding a penalty kick in the 11th minute in which Wingate’s Chandler Hendrix capitalized and made the game 1-0.…

CVCC Bass Fishing to Compete at Nationals in Oklahoma

The Catawba Valley Community College bass fishing team reaches another milestone this week with its first-ever appearance in the Major League Fishing (MLF) Abu Garcia College Fishing National Championship on Grand Lake in Oklahoma. Five Red Hawk anglers — Caleb…

High School Boys Soccer Results From Wednesday, 3/3/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Hickory: 7 South Caldwell: 1 Alexander Central: 1 St. Stephens: 1 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: East Burke: 3 West Iredell: 0 Fred T. Foard: 4 Bunker Hill: 0 Hibriten: 8 West Caldwell: 0 Patton: 5 Draughn: 0…

Smith’s Seven Goals for L-R Stymie Coker

Playing in their South Atlantic Conference opener, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Team got a seven-goal effort from Suzy Smith in an 18-10 win over Coker on Wednesday evening. The seven goals from Smith tied for the fifth-most in a single…

App State Women’s Tennis Edged Out at Elon

App State women’s tennis suffered a narrow 4-3 decision to Elon on Wednesday afternoon at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. The Mountaineers fall to 1-5 on the season while Elon improves to 8-2. App State nearly pulled off the comeback…

L-R Baseball Gets Walk-Off Win

Xander Ferlenda’s RBI single in the bottom of the ninth walked off the Bears to a 10-9 victory over Lincoln Memorial at Durham Field. Ferlenda was 4-5 on the night for his second career four-hit game. Ferlenda’s first four-hit game…

Caldwell Community College Baseball Drops Doubleheader

Caldwell Community College baseball dropped both games of a doubleheader on the road at Patrick Henry Community College Wednesday. The Cobras lost game one 4-1 and game two, 7-4. In game one, Caldwell struck first with a run in the…

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Moves Up in National Poll

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team moved up from No. 21 to No. 20 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) National Poll as released by the organization. The Bears have been ranked nationally for eight consecutive weeks dating back to last…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball Defeats Spartanburg Methodist

The Caldwell Community College men basketball team edged out Spartanburg Methodist, 76-72 Wednesday night at home. Shawn Nelson led the Cobras with 17 points. Jalen Crowder, the reigning Region Player of the Week added 15. Amari Thomas would scored 12…

L-R Men’s Basketball Earns Two All-Conference, Bradford Named Defensive Player of the Year

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball had a trio of individuals win awards as the South Atlantic Conference announced its 2020-21 award winners this morning. R.J. Gunn was named First Team All-Conference and Darius Simmons earned a spot on the Second Team. Davion…

L-R’s Harman Named SAC Freshman Women’s Basketball Player of the Year

The South Atlantic Conference announced this morning that Emily Harman was voted the SAC 2020-21 Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Year. Harman becomes the third Lenoir-Rhyne player to ever win the award and the first since 2006-07. Harman, a guard…

CVCC Women’s Basketball Downs Patrick Henry

Playing for the first time since Feb. 15, the 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College women’s basketball team was able to shake off some rust and visiting Patrick Henry for a 68-55 win on Tuesday afternoon at the Tarlton Complex. A.J.…

L-R Volleyball Falls at Wingate

The Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Team was swept, 3-0 at Wingate on Tuesday evening despite a battle in the third set. The loss was the 15th straight for the Bears at Wingate, dating back to 2005. Match scores were 25-15, 25-20, 26-24.…

Appalachian State Basbeall Doubles Up NC A&T

Andrew Terrell’s third-inning bunt triggered an offensive outburst. The productive beginning for App State’s offense followed a noteworthy start on the mound for Terrell. Recruited as a two-way talent out of Franklin, Terrell contributed both as a pitcher and designated…

L-R Men’s Indoor Track and Field To Send Relay Team, Heptathlon Athlete to Nationals

For the first time in program history, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Indoor Track and Field Team will send a relay team to the NCAA Division II Championships. The 4×400 meter relay team of Chandelor Stamp, Jacob Wadsworth, Marlin Davis and Lucas…

CCC&TI Women’s Basketball Falls at Home to Louisburg

The Caldwell Community College women’s basketball team fell to Louisburg, 85-72 at home Tuesday night. Paola Martinez led all scorers with 20 points for the Cobras. Amiya Randles, Amaya Adams, and Pasiko Gvichiani all had double digit scoring. Randles scored…

Six L-R Track and Field Athelets Earn All-Region

Lucas Besong, Marlin Davis, Chandelor Stamp, Jacob Wadsworth, Kylie Dahlberg, and Saidah Hardwick were named U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region. Besong, a junior from Camden Wyoming, DE, earned honors in the 400m dash and…

App Field Hockey Picked 4th in MAC Preseason Poll

App State field hockey was picked to finish tied for fourth in the 2021 Mid-American Conference Preseason Poll. App State and Ohio each earned 24 votes apiece. Miami (Ohio) is the preseason league favorite with 42 total votes as the…

L-R Women’s Golf Finishes 8th Low Tide Intercollegiate

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf Team competed at the Low Tide Intercollegiate Tuesday and finished in 8th. The Bears finished with a team score of 951 in the 17-team tournament. “The weather dictated a lot this week and the course set…

L-R’s Roche Named SAC Field Athlete of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Women’s Track and Field Athletes of the Week for meets held this last week. and Lenoir-Rhyne’s Bekki Roche took the field honor. A freshman thrower Roche, competed in the Lenoir-Rhyne Home Opener this…

L-R’s Lanham Earns SAC, Regional Player of the Week Honors

For the third straight week, a Lenoir-Rhyne pitcher has earned South Atlantic Conference Pitcher of the Week accolades. For the second time this year, Joshua Lanham earned the honor thanks to a dominating performance against Queens on Sunday. In addition,…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf in 9th After Day One of Low Tide Intercollegiate

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf team competed at the Low Tide Intercollegiate Monday and sit in 9th after day one. There are 17 teams in the competition and six are SAC competitors in Limestone, Anderson, Newberry, Coker, Wingate, and Lincoln Memorial.…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Advances to Semifinals of Conference Tournament

Seniors Darius Simmons and R.J. Gunn combined for 62 points as the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Team topped Newberry 81-70 in the Quarterfinal of the South Atlantic Conference Tournament. The Bears snapped a 12-game losing streak at Newberry in the process.…

Appalachian State Football 2021 Schedule Announced

Starting with a Thursday night game against East Carolina to kick off the college football season in North Carolina, App State will play an exciting 2021 fall schedule in head coach Shawn Clark’s second full season at the helm. The…

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

After a stellar weekend against Georgia Southern, App State women’s basketball senior forward Lainey Gosnell (Demorest, Ga./Habersham Central) was named the Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday. Gosnell earns the weekly honor for the first time…

Caldwell’s Crowder Earns Region X Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Jalen Crowder (6’3″ Guard-Asheville, NC) was named the Region 10 Men’s Basketball Div. 1 Player of the Week for Feb. 22-28. In two division games last week, Crowder averaged 29 points per game, going 13-for-24 from beyond the three-point line.…

L-R’s Harman Named South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced the AstroTurf Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played in the final regular season week of the 2020-21 season. Lenoir-Rhyne’s Emily Harman earns this week’s Player of the Week honor. A freshman guard…

App State Wrestling Nabs Five Individual Conference Champions

Before he had an opportunity to embrace double-overtime winner Cody Bond, teary-eyed App State Wrestling coach JohnMark Bentley jumped high into the air to celebrate an individual conference title that was as dramatic as it was unlikely. The Mountaineers put…

CVCC Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader, Gets No Hitter

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team picked up its second sweep of the week on Sunday afternoon, topping previously unbeaten Rockingham in the twin bill held at Henkel-Alley Field. With the victories, the Red Hawks improve to 7-2…

App Strate Women’s Golf Wins Match Play Event

App State women’s golf clinched second at the Aggie Spring Invitational Sunday with a gritty 3.0 vs 2.0 win over High Point University. “We always enjoy match play,” head coach Heather Brown said. “It helps you to play a bit…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Pitching Prompts Wins

Andrew Patrick went the distance with eight strikeouts in game one, then Joshua Lanham struck out a career-high 14 Royals in the nightcap as the Bears swept Sunday’s doubleheader from Queens. With the doubleheader sweep, the Bears took three of…

L-R Swimming Competes at Royal Open

Four Lenoir-Rhyne swimmers attended the Royal Open on Friday for a last chance to qualify and improve on qualification positions for the NCAA Championship in March. Lisa Boernigen locked down her spot for the NCAA meet with a Team Record…

Appalachian State Baseball Lose at NC A&T

App State suffered its second loss of the baseball season Sunday, falling 11-3 to North Carolina A&T at World War Memorial Stadium. The Mountaineers (5-2) surrendered six runs in the bottom of the first inning, which ended up being enough…

App State Softball Splits Doubleheader With UNC-Wilmington

App State softball (6-4) completed the series win for the second straight weekend, taking game four against UNCW (2-4), 7-1. The Seahawks took game three, 5-2. Game 1 App State came out early in the first game, scoring its first…

App State Women’s Basketball Edges Out Georgia Southern

App State women’s basketball pulled out an 81-78 triumph over Georgia Southern (11-12, 5-9 SBC) on Senior Day at the Holmes Center. App State finishes the regular season with a 13-11 mark and a 10-8 record in Sun Belt play.…

High School Football Results From Saturday, 2/27/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: McDowell: 21 Hickory: 7 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: East Burke: 18 West Caldwell: 13

Appalachian State Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader

App State swept a home-opening doubleheader Saturday, winning 6-2 and 7-6 against North Carolina A&T. After playing only twice on their new turf on Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium before the 2020 season was cut short, the…

High School Basketball Third Round Playoff Results From Saturday, 2/27/21

2A Girls West Stokes: 67 Bunker Hill: 61 Bears season ends at 12-1. 3A Girls Hickory: 53 Freedom: 41 Patriots season ends at 11-1. The Red Tornadoes will play at Carson on Tuesday in the regional finals. The winner advances…

App State Softball Sweeps UNC-Wilmington on the Road

App State softball tallied two wins in tight games on Saturday, defeating UNCW 3-2 and 5-4, respectively. The Mountaineers sit at 5-3 on the season, while the Seahawks fall to 1-3. Game 1 The Seahawks took the lead early, plating…

L-R Women’s Basketball Season Ends at SAC Tournament

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Team took a two point lead into halftime in the first round of the SAC Tournament but Limestone used a big second half to end the Bears season with a 63-49 loss at Timken Center. Kennedy…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Ends Regular Season With Loss

App State men’s basketball fell to Georgia Southern in its regular season finale by a 65-57 score on Saturday. App State concludes the regular season with a 13-11 overall mark and 7-8 record in conference play. It marks the first…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball Hands Brunswick First Loss

Caldwell Community College men’s basketball won on the road at Brunswick CC, 87-79 Saturday. The loss was the first of the season for Brunswick. Caldwell was led by Jalen Crowder who scored a game high 33 points. Jordan Stinson and…

L-R Baseball Splits Doubleheader With Queens

Drue Galassi’s RBI single in the top of the 9th help the Bears spilt their doubleheader against Queens in Hickory. L-R lost game one 2-0, but the Bears took the nightcap 6-4. The doubleheader took place at Durham Field but…

App State Field Hockey Drops Season Opener

App State field hockey dropped the spring season-opener 4-2 on the road at Davidson Saturday. The contest was the Mountaineers’ first game in a span of 16 months. With four minutes to go in the first, App State jumped out…

L-R Track and Field Hosts Outdoor Season Opener

The Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field teams opened up their outdoor season at home this weekend even with adverse rainy conditions. This meet featured four other schools including SAC opponents Catawba, Limestone, and Anderson. On the women’s side, the day began…

Caldwell Softball Sweeps Doubleheader

Caldwell Community College softball swept a doubleheader on the road against USC-Union Saturday, winning game one 8-3 and game two 8-6. Jada Wilson picked up the win in game one for the Cobras. Ashlyn Castle was the winning pitcher in…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Falls to Mars Hill

In the second night of back-to-back matches, the Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Team was on the wrong end of a 3-0 decision against Mars Hill. The Lions, playing in their season opener, handled the Bears 25-21, 25-21 and 25-20. Taylor Prall led…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball Falls at Cape Fear CC

The Caldwell Community College men’s basketball team lost to Cape Fear Community College, 86-81 Friday night on the road at the Joe and Barbara Schwartz Center. Jalen Crowder led the Cobras in scoring with 24 points. Demitri Dixon and Micah…

App State Women’s Basketball Gets By Georgia Southern

App State women’s basketball pushed past Georgia Southern with a 77-66 win on Friday evening at the Holmes Center in the annual Play4Kay Pink Game. App State improves to 12-11 and 9-8 in Sun Belt play. Appalachian surpasses both its…

App State Men’s Basketball Gets By Georgia Southern in Overtime

App State men’s basketball erased a 22-point second half deficit in an 84-78 double overtime victory at Georgia Southern on Friday evening. The 22-point comeback is the largest since at least 2002. It also marks the first deficit overcome of…

High School Basketball Second Round Playoff Results From Thursday, 2/25/21

2A Girls Bunker Hill: 80 R-S Central: 53 The Bears advance to the third round going to West Stokes on Saturday. West Stokes: 59 Newton-Conover: 41 Red Devils season ends at 15-1. 3A Girls Freedom: 70 Asheville: 66 Patriots advance…

High School Football Results From Thursday, 2/25/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Freedom: 18 St. Stephens: 14 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Hibriten: 50 Bunker Hill: 13 Draughn: 14 West Iredell: 3 Fred T. Foard: 28 Patton: 6 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Maiden: 21 Bandys: 7 Lincolnton: 27 Newton-Conover:…

Appalachian State Women’s Soccer Blanks Davidson

App State women’s soccer earned its first win of the spring with a 1-0 triumph over Davidson on Thursday evening at Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex. The Mountaineers improve to 6-10-1 on the season while Davidson drops to 1-1. App State…

Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Wins Season Opener

In their first game in 464 days, the Lenoir-Rhyne Volleyball Team defeated Tusculum 3-0 to open the season. Despite being hired more than a year ago, Coach Shannon Hudson finally got to coach her first career match at LR and…

CVCC Softball Sweeps Doubleheader from Montreat JV

The Catawba Valley Community College softball team earned a non-conference doubleheader sweep against the Montreat JV team on Thursday afternoon at the Highland Recreation Center. With the victories, CVCC improves to 7-3 overall on the season. Game one: CVCC 3,…

L-R Men’s Soccer Opens Season With Shutout Road Win

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men Soccer team opened their season with a 2-0 win at Coker as Victor Cascon and Jaime Poza scored second half goals, while Juan Basabe had four saves in the shutout. The teams played the first 45 minutes…

Caldwell Community College Baseball Defeats Cleveland Community College

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute baseball defeated Cleveland Community College 7-6 at home in Walker Stadium. Darien Farley went two-for-four with two singles and a walk. Noah Love had a double and an RBI. Jermie Greene and Mason Lyda…

Bears Men’s Tennis Downs Lions

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team swept Mars Hill 7-0 in their home opener Thursday afternoon. The match started off with doubles in which Lenoir-Rhyne won three straight matches to claim the doubles point. Mauricio Hernandez and Nicolas Moser defeated Farman/Bernardes…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Sweeps Mars Hill

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis team swept Mars Hill 7-0 at home Thursday afternoon. In doubles, Gemma Southwick/ Lucy Whelan made quick work of Rodriguez/Razzetta 6-0. LR would win two straight matches to secure the doubles point and go up 1-0.…

App’s Formato Named SoCon Wrestler of the Year

App State’s Will Formato has been named the SoCon Wrestler of the Year, and he is one of three Mountaineers representing his weight class on the 10-man All-SoCon team. Formato (165 pounds) is joined on the All-SoCon team by Codi…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Weekend Series With Queens Shifted to L-R

Due to poor weather in the forecast, the Lenoir-Rhyne and Queens baseball series has been moved to Durham Field. The four-game series will feature doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday starting at 1pm. Queens will act as the home team despite…

App State Wrestling Has Six Wrestlers Nationally Ranked

Six wrestlers from App State, up from five earlier this month, have top-33 national rankings within their weight classes in the Division I Coaches Rankings that were released Thursday. * Codi Russell, No. 18 at 125 pounds (11-1) * Anthony…

L-R’s Patrick Continues to Receive Accolades, This Time National

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) announced its NCBWA National Pitcher of the Week for the week ending Feb. 21, 2021. Lenoir-Rhyne’s Andrew Patrick was named the NCBWA Division II National Pitcher of the Week. Patrick led the Bears…

L-R Women’s Lacrosse Unable to Complete Comeback

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Team trailed for much of the game against Belmont Abbey on Wednesday afternoon but rallied to take an 11-10 lead with 6:18 to play. However, Belmont Abbey scored the final three goals of the game to…

CVCC’s Banks Named NJCAA Division II Pitcher of the Week

Catawba Valley Community College freshman Brett Banks was named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Pitcher of the Week on Wednesday. Banks, a right-hander from Garner, N.C., becomes the 11th Red Hawk baseball player to earn a…

L-R Women’s Basketball Pick Up First Road Win of Season at Queens

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Team snapped their 13 game road losing streak with a 72-61 win at Queens to end the regular season. Emily Harman had 29 points and added eight rebounds to lead the Bears, while Freedom High grad…

Lenor-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Ends Regular Season With Road Loss

R.J. Gunn scored a season-high 28 points and went 12-of-22 from the field but Lenoir-Rhyne dropped its third straight game in a 78-67 outcome at Tusculum. Lenoir-Rhyne went up 58-47 with 8:07 to play but Tusculum closed out the game…

CVCC Baseball Sweeps Surry Community College

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team swept a midweek doubleheader against Surry Community College on Wednesday afternoon at Henkel-Alley Field at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds. With the victories, the Red Hawks improve their record to 5-2 overall…

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Sweeps Coker to Open South Atlantic Conference Play

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball team opened SAC play today with a sweep of host Coker. In game one, the Bears saw Lauren Rakes strike out a career high twelve Cobras to earn the win in the circle. In game two, the…

Caldwell Community College Softball Sweeps Doubleheader

Caldwell Community College Softball swept a doubleheader against the Montreat JV’s at Lenoir Optimist Park Wednesday. The Cobras won game one 9-1 and game two, 13-5. In game one, Jada Wilson did it all for the Cobras, picking up the…

Restrictions Eased for Sporting Venues, Including High School Sports

In a 2pm press conference today (February 24) North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced plans for attendance for spring sporting events. As of now, sporting venues outside may increase capacity to 30% without the 100-person cap. For sports held indoors,…

App State Women’s Indoor Track and Field Finish Ninth at Sun Belt Championship

Peighton Simmons captured the triple jump title to lead App State women’s track & field on the final day of the Sun Belt Championships on Tuesday. The Mountaineers finished ninth of 12 teams with 29 points. Arkansas State repeated as…

App Baseball Rallies for Win at ETSU

Down to not only its last out, but its last strike, App State completed a rally on the road and left ETSU with a 5-4 victory Tuesday night. The Mountaineers (3-1) trailed 4-1 before scoring once in the seventh inning,…

Appalachian State Men’s Basketball Lose at Georgia State

Michael Almonacy scored a career best 24 points, but App State men’s basketball dropped an 85-71 road contest at Georgia State on Tuesday. The game served as a make-up from a postponed series between the Panthers and Mountaineers that was…

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Falls at Francis Marion

E.J. Ranel hit a pair of three-run home runs but it was not enough as the Bears fell to Francis Marion 14-9 in non-conference play. The Bears jumped out to a 9-4 lead in the top of the second but…

L-R Women’s Golf Finish Second at Battle of Hilton Head

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf team opened the 2021 campaign at the Battle of Hilton Head and jumped up to 2nd from 4th place in the second day. Individually, senior Megan Robb led LR and finished 2nd, one stroke behind the…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis Edges Lander

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women Tennis team beat Lander 4-3 in their home opener on Tuesday afternoon. The day started off with doubles in which the Bearcats took the doubles point (1-0). Gemma Southwick and Lucy Whelan defeated Eduarda Ferreira / Chiara…

L-R Baseball’s Patrick Earns More Honors for No-Hitter

Lenoir-Rhyne University sophomore right-hander Andrew Patrick is the NCBWA Southeast Region Pitcher of the Week as announced this afternoon. Patrick led the Bears to a 4-0 win over eighth-ranked Catawba by throwing the first no-hitter of the year in the…

Appalachian State Softball’s Morton Named Sun Belt Player of the Week

App State softball’s Baylee Morton has earned Sun Belt Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday afternoon. This is the first honor of Morton’s career and the second Player of the Week honor for the Mountaineers since joining the…

App’s Martinez Named Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week

App State left-hander Quinton Martinez has been named the Sun Belt Conference’s Pitcher of the Week following his standout performance in a 4-0 win at Winthrop on Saturday. In a career-high seven innings, Martinez struck out four batters and didn’t…

High School Basketball First Round Playoff Results From Tuesday, 2/23/21

2A Girls Bunker Hill: 58 North Davidson: 50 Bears hosting R-S Central in the second round Tuesday. Newton-Conover: 57 Pisgah: 46 Red Devils travel to West Stokes in the second round Thursday. Salisbury: 53 Patton: 37 Panthers season ends at…

Patrick’s No-Hitter Propels Him to Pitcher of the Week Honors

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Andrew Patrick was named AstroTurf Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played during week three of the 2021 season, the Conference office announced today. Patrick, a sophomore right-handed pitcher from Catawba, N.C., led the Bears to a 4-0…

L-R’s Hardwick Named SAC Track Athlete of the Week

Saidah Hardwick was named the South Atlantic Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Week announced Tuesday morning by the SAC. A senior sprinter and high jumper, Hardwick, competed in the Camel City Invitational this past weekend where she placed first…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball’s Dixon Earns Region Player of the Week Honors

Demitri Dixon, a six-foot even guard from Charlotte, was named the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Region 10 Men’s Basketball Div. 1 Player of the Week. In Caldwell’s 83-77 win over USC-Salkehatchie on Saturday, Dixon had 16 points, 8 assists,…

L-R Men’s Basketball lose to Catawba

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball lost its third game over its past four contests in a 91-80 defeat at Catawba on Monday night. Darius Simmons and R.J. Gunn combined for 46 points but the Bears trailed for the last 28:27 of the…

L-R Women’s Basketball Wins Home Finale

Freedom High School grad Blaikley Crooks and Alyssa Wagner each set career-highs with 13 points in the Bears 63-52 win against Newberry in the Bears home finale. Emily Harman had a near triple-double finishing with 12 points, nine rebounds and…

Appalachian State Women’s Track and Field Tied for Fifth After First Day on Sun Belt Championship

App State women’s track & field sits in a tie for fifth place after the first day of the Sun Belt Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Ala. The Mountaineers finished the first day of…

App State Women’s Golf Finish 11th at Strutter Gus Invitational

App State women’s golf finished 11th amid soaked conditions and a big field at the Strutter Gus Invitational Monday. The Mountaineers concluded the 54-hole event by posting a final team score of 971, including a strong finish with a 311…

L-R Women’s Golf In 4th Place After Day One of Spring Opener

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Golf team opened the 2021 campaign at the Battle of Hilton Head Monday afternoon and sit in fourth place after day one. Individually, senior Megan Robb is in a three-way tie for 2nd place, just one shot…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Moves Up to Seventh in Poll

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team moved up one spot in the USILA National Poll and sits at No. 7 in the nation after defeating No. 13 Belmont Abbey on Saturday. The Bears are 2-0 on the season with wins over…

L-R’s Johnson Named South Atlantic Conference Men’s Lacrosse Defender of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Men’s Lacrosse Players of the Week for games played during the third weekend of the 2021 season and Lenoir-Rhyne’s Noah Johnson collected the defensive honor. A junior goalie Johnson, helped the Bears lock…

Caldwell Women’s Basketball Lose at Carolina Christian College

Caldwell Community College Women’s Basketball lost on the road to Carolina Christian College Sunday night, 74-68. Down 59-45, the Cobras would make a furious rally, outscoring CCC 23-15 in the final frame, but still falling six points shy. Amiya Randles…

Caldwell Softball Opens Season With a Pair of Wins

The Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute softball team opened the season with a doubleheader sweep of USC-Salkehatchie. The Cobras won 8-0 in game one and 7-6 in an eight inning game two. In game one, Jada Wilson through a…

L-R Baseball Splits Doubleheader With 8th Ranked Catawba, Patrick Throws Bears No-Hitter

Andrew Patrick threw the first no-hitter for the Bears since 1997 as the Bears defeated #8 Catawba 4-0 in game one but Catawba scored nine runs in the last two innings to come back and earn the spilt in game…

CVCC Baseball Lose Series Finale to USC-Salkehatchie

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team dropped its series finale 7-4 to USC Salkehatchie on Sunday afternoon at Henkel-Alley Field at the Hickory American Legion Fairgrounds. Second baseman Chandler Blackwelder and left fielder Jackson Brown led the Red…

Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Sweeps UNC-Pembroke on the Road

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team earned a pair of clutch wins on Sunday afternoon against UNC-Pembroke at UNCP Softball Field. The Bears took game one in nine innings, 6-5, and were down to their final strike in game two before rallying…

App State Baseball Loses in Walk-Off Fashion to Winthrop

App State baseball left Winthrop with a series win but not a sweep after the Eagles scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning to record a 10-9 victory in Sunday’s finale. After winning 4-1 and 4-0 in a…

L-R Women and Men’s Swimming Finish Fourth at Conference Championship

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Swimming team finished up their most successful Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championship in school history. The Bears finished in 4th place throughout the four day event and scored the most points they have ever in the event with 711…

App State Softball Splits Doubleheader With UNC-Greensboro

App State softball (3-3) secured the series win with a 7-5 win in the first game of the doubleheader on Sunday against the UNC-Greensboro Spartans (1-4). The Spartans bounced back in game two, notching their first win of the season…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis Loses to 6th Ranked Lander

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis fell to No. 6 Lander 7-0 on the road Sunday afternoon. The match started with doubles, where LR started off hot with Rhodri Atkinson and Josh Lazenby defeating Rossin/Ranger 6-1. The Bears would then lose two…

App State Women’s Basketball Wins at the Buzzer

As time expired, Pre Stanley’s (Rockledge, Fla./Rockledge) game-winning basket lifted App State women’s basketball to a thrilling 58-56 victory over South Alabama at the Mitchell Center on Saturday evening. The Mountaineers are 11-11 overall and 8-8 in Sun Belt play,…

Catawba Valley Community College Men’s Basketball Held to Lowest Scoring Output of Season

The 18th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College men’s basketball team was held to a season-low total in points in a 74-56 setback against Fayetteville Tech on Saturday afternoon at Reid Ross Classical School. Jaylen Prioleau paced the Red Hawks (4-2, 2-2…

App State Baseball Defeats Wofford in Doubleheader to Open Season

Timely, tiebreaking homers coupled with top-flight pitching led App State to a doubleheader sweep of Winthrop by scores of 4-1 and 4-0 as the Mountaineers opened their 2021 season Saturday. Luke Drumheller’s three-run, two-out homer in the seventh inning of…

App State Women’s Tennis Edged Out by Wofford

App State women’s tennis fell to Wofford in a narrow 4-3 decision at the Reeves Tennis Center. App State drops to 1-4 on the season while the Terriers move to 3-1. The Mountaineers won the doubles point after Helena Figueras/Virginia…

App State Men’s Basketball Lose to South Alabama Again

App State men’s basketball dropped a 56-54 contest to South Alabama in its home finale on Saturday. Prior to tip, the Mountaineers (12-9, 6-6 SBC) honored seniors Michael Almonacy, Jamie Baker, Justin Forrest and manager Daniel Whitener for their contributions…

L-R Women’s Triathlon Competes in First Ever Event

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Triathlon Team opened the inaugural season of competition at the Ice Breaker Duathlon against 5-time defending National Champion Queens University. The Royals used an aggressive start on the first 2.5km run to force the host Bears to…

L-R Men’s Lacrosse Defeats 13th Ranked Belmont Abbey

The No. 8 Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team scored the game’s final three goals to hand No. 13 Belmont Abbey a 14-11 loss in the Bears home opener. Toron Eccleston scored a team-high four goals on four shots to lead LR.…

Appalachian State Softball Downs UNC-Greensboro

App State (2-2) surges past UNCG (0-3) 9-5 Saturday afternoon, sparked by Baylee Morton’s go-ahead, two-run blast in the sixth. The Mountaineers plated eight of nine runs in the final four frames, three in the fourth, two in the sixth…

L-R Swimming Continues Competition at Conference Championship

The Lenoir-Rhyne’s Women Swimming team wrapped up day three of the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championship in Fort Mill, S.C. On the evening, Lisa Boernigen finished in 6th in the 200 Fly with a time of 2:08.92 then later in the…

App State Women’s Soccer Falls to Tennessee

App State women’s soccer fell to Tennessee, 7-0, on Saturday afternoon at Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex. The Mountaineers fall to 5-10-1 on the season while Tennessee improves to 6-4-1. Tennessee’s offense jumped out of the gate when Jaida Thomas scored…

Caldwell Men’s Basketball Edges Out USC-Salkehatchie

Caldwell Community College Men’s Basketball team won USC-Salkehatchie, 83-77. Demitri Dixon led four Cobras in double figures, scoring 16 points. Jalen Crowder had 15 points, Shawn Nelson added 13 points and Amari Thomas had 11. Also scoring for the Cobras…

L-R Baseball Drops Both Games of a Doubleheader to 8th Ranked Catawba

The Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Team lost two tough games to open SAC play against #8 Catawba. In game one, Catawba tied the game in the top of the seventh before scoring three runs in extra innings to come away with a…

L-R Softball Falls in Both Games of A Doubleheader

Lenoir-Rhyne’s softball team dropped a doubleheader against Flagler on Saturday at home. In Flagler’s first-ever visit to Hickory they came away with a one-run win in game one, 3-2 and an extra-inning win in the nightcap, 6-4. In game one,…

CVCC Baseball Notches A Perfect Game in One of the Doubleheaders

The 18th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College baseball team kicked off the home portion of its 2021 season on Saturday against USC Salkehatchie with a ton of offense and some program history. During the doubleheader split against the Indians, the Red…

CVCC Softball Fell in Both Games of A Doubleheader

The 19th-ranked Catawba Valley Community College softball team dropped both of its games during Saturday’s doubleheader against No. 20 Pitt at the Big League Camp. CVCC’s record now stands at 5-3 overall on the season. Game one: No. 20 Pitt…

Caldwell Community College Announces Fan Policy For Spring Sports

In accordance with NC Governor Roy Cooper’s current executive order, 100 spectators will be allowed to enter the venues to watch baseball and softball games. At this time, spectators from opposing teams are encouraged to not attend games. Spectators attending…

Caldwell Women’s Basketball Falls in Conference Opener

The Caldwell Community College women’s basketball team fell to Spartanburg Methodist, 83-40 in the Cobras first conference match of the season. The Cobras were outscored in the first quarter, 17-7 and in the second 27-15 as Spartanburg raced out to…

High School Basketball Results From Friday, 2/19/21

Girls Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Hickory: 68 St. Stephens: 42 Alexander Central: 55 South Caldwell: 51 Freedom: 67 McDowell: 53 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Fred T. Foard: 77 Patton: 49 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Bandys: 62 North Lincoln: 40 Maiden:…

High School Boys Soccer Results From Friday, 2/19/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Alexander Central: 2 South Caldwell: 1 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Fred T. Foard: 8 Draughn: 0 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: East Lincoln: 2 Newton-Conover: 0

L-R Swimming Competes in Second Day of Conference Championship

At the halfway point of the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championship, the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Swimming team remains in fourth place with 341 points. On Friday evening, Kimberly Scheiber finished 8th in the 400 IM. Scheiber had a time of 4:32.70 for…

App State Women’s Basketball Suffers Setback at South Alabama

App State women’s basketball put together a furious comeback in the fourth quarter, but fell short to South Alabama on Friday evening in the Mitchell Center, 56-51. Janay Sanders (Charlotte, N.C./Mallard Creek) led the Mountaineers (10-11, 7-8 SBC) with a…

L-R Women’s Soccer Wins Season Opener

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Soccer Team got a measure of retribution against Lincoln Memorial in the 2020-21 season opener on a cold Friday night. The Bears, who fell to LMU in back-to-back SAC Tournament semifinal matches, broke a four match losing…

App State Men’s Basketball Edged Out By South Alabama

App State men’s basketball fell 65-63 to South Alabama in a Sun Belt clash on Friday evening. A pair of free throws from South Alabama’s (15-8, 9-5 SBC) Michael Flowers with 5:27 to go gave them a 63-52 edge. App…

Lenoir-Rhye Softball Starts Season With Doubleheader Sweep

Savannah Moorefield’s walk-off single in the bottom of the 7th capped off a four-run inning as the Bears came back to beat Pfeiffer 7-6 in game one. In game two, freshman McKayla Watts got her first career win in the…

L-R Women’s Tennis Suffer First Loss of Season

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis team fell to No. 20 Queens 5-2 on Friday afternoon. The Royals were able to start hot and win three straight doubles matches to secure the doubles point 1-0. Gemma Southwick continued her hot start to…

L-R Men’s Tennis Drops Two to Nationally Ranked Queens

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Tennis team fell to No.13 Queens 6-1 and 6-0 in a doubleheader Friday afternoon. In the first match, The Royals secured the doubles point going up 1-0 by sweeping LR in three straight matches. The duo of…

Appalachian State Baseball Season Opener Delayed

The start of App State’s baseball season has been delayed one day, as the Mountaineers’ weekend series at Winthrop now features a Saturday doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. and Game 3 beginning Sunday at 2 p.m. At this time, Winthrop…

App State Volleyball Ends Spring Season

App State volleyball fell 25-15, 25-14, 25-13 at North Carolina on Thursday evening in its final match of the spring season. McCall Denny paced the App State (1-15) offense with 15 kills and a .206 hitting percentage. Her 15 kills…

Lenoir-Rhyne Swimming Competes at Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championship

Day one of the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championship is in the books for the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s and Men’s Swimming teams. The four-day event is being held at the Fort Mill YMCA at the Complex in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Day…

L-R Women’s Basketball Fall Short at Coker

Kennedy Weigt scored 18 points on the night but the Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Team dropped a 63-57 on the second night of a back-to-backer on Thursday. Weigt hit a pair of 3-pointers to give her 194 on her career as…

Hickory Crawdads Release 2021 Schedule

The Hickory Crawdads are excited to reveal their 2021 schedule which will get underway on Thursday, May 4th in Greensboro. After six games on the road, the Crawdads will host their home opener on Tuesday, May 11th against the Winston-Salem…

CVCC’s Hinnant Named NJCAA Pitcher of the Week

A historic week for the Catawba Valley Community College softball program continued on Wednesday when Red Hawks freshman Cali Hinnant was named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Pitcher of the Week. Hinnant becomes the first Red Hawk softball…

High School Basketball Results From Wednesday, 2/17/21

Girls Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Hickory: 56 Watauga: 48 Freedom: 69 St. Stephens: 38 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Draughn: 67 Fred T. Foard: 58 Non-conference: Alexander Central: 60 Hibriten: 42 Boys Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Freedom: 62 St. Stephens: 54 Northwestern Foothills…

High School Boys Soccer Results From Wednesday, 2/17/21

Northwestern 3A/4A Conference: Hickory: 10 McDowell: 1 Freedom: 3 St. Stephens: 2 Watauga: 9 South Caldwell: 0 Northwestern Foothills 2A Conference: Hibriten: 4 East Burke: 0 West Caldwell: 3 Patton: 1 South Fork Athletic 2A Conference: Bandys: 1 Maiden: 0…

Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Upset Late

For the second time in the last three games, the Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Team lost a game in the final seconds, this time dropping a one-point game against UVA Wise, 71-70. Cameron Whiteside’s bucket with 2.7 seconds to play send…

App State Volleyball Swept by Duke

App State volleyball dropped a 25-17, 25-23, 25-21 contest at Duke in its first match of the spring season on Wednesday evening. McCall Denny paced the App State (1-14) offense with a match high tying 11 kills. She added six…

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball Lose at Home to Virginia-Wise

The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Basketball team dropped a South Atlantic Conference game at home to UVA-Wise 68-45 on Wednesday evening. The game was the Bears first game of a back to back and their fifth game in ten days. UVA-Wise raced…

L-R Women’s Tennis Downs Francis Marion in Season Opener

Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Tennis opened the season at Francis Marion winning 5-2 Wednesday afternoon. The day started off with doubles and Lenoir-Rhyne got hot winning two straight doubles matches. Alicia Wahlberg and Diana Babinets were able to defeat Yakhyaeva/Eggert 6-0 and…

CVCC Baseball Opens Season With Doub