Rockets’ rally surprises Pioneers
ASHEVILLE — All seemed well for Watauga during the sixth inning of their game at A.C. Reynolds Tuesday night. The Pioneers held a three-run lead, were playing well and seemed poised to win their fourth Northwestern 4-A Conference game.
Rockets blank Pioneers
In an important early season match between the only two teams to win the Northwestern 4-A Conference championship in the past seven years, the Watauga Pioneers were unable to breach the stiff defense of an A.C. Reynolds team that has given up only one goal in its six wins on the year. Reynolds used that defense to claim a 1-0 victory over the Pioneers at Jack Groce Stadium Tuesday.
ASU’s Shuler resigns
Adrian Shuler has resigned from her position as Appalachian State’s women’s basketball coach, according to the school’s Web site.
Appalachian’s Lewis shakes off rust
Appalachian State defensive end Quavian Lewis bursts out of his stance in front of Corbett Harris, the Mountaineer offensive tackle trying to block him, and is able to put some pressure on quarterback Armanti Edwards during an 11-on-11 drill toward the end of practice Wednesday.
Rockets roll to win over WHS
A.C. Reynolds rolled to a 10-0 victory over Watauga Tuesday night in Northwestern 4-A Conference softball at the Carroll Complex.
Elon cruises past ASU netters
ELON — The Appalachian State women’s tennis team was unable to snap its Southern Conference losing skid, as the Mountaineers fell 6-1 to Elon Tuesday afternoon.
Storm wins tournament
HILLSVILLE, Va. — The Watauga Storm boy’s under-11/5th grade basketball team won the Carroll County Shoot-out March 15-16.
March 19, 2008
Commentary: Yes, Virginia, Watauga’s win a biggie
SAWMILLS — Usually, the importance of a victory can be judged by the celebration by the winning team afterward.
Donation required for tickets
If you’re a Appalachian State football season-ticket holder at Kidd Brewer Stadium with really good seats, you’ll have to pay extra to keep them. Even if your seats aren’t so good, they’ll come with an extra price.
ASU sweeps Western
Appalachian State’s softball team completed its three-game sweep over Western Carolina Monday by taking a 9-1 decision at Watauga’s softball field. The Mountaineers (3-13, 3-0 SoCon) won by the eight-run mercy rule.
March 17, 2008
WHS girls tie for fifth
ROCK HILL, S.C. — Watauga girls’ track and field team finished in a tie for fifth in the Trojan Relays Saturday.
ASU nine splits with Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — Appalachian State split Saturday’s doubleheader at Jacksonville State, banging out a season-high 21 hits to take the opener, 15-6, before dropping the final game of a stretch of eight games in eight days, 5-4.
Pioneers hold off Titans
Once Watauga pitcher Nicole Reilly was handed a lead, she was not about to give it back.
Farris inks with Emory & Henry
When Mike Farris’ father contacted then-Watauga football coach Adrian Snow about Farris’ son playing football, Snow was interested, but did not get his hopes up.
WHS blanks Avery
Watauga fell 1-0 to McDowell in a Northwestern 4-A Conference showdown Thursday night, but rebounded to beat Avery 4-0 Saturday in a game shortened by rain. Both games were at Jack Groce Stadium.