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Mountain Glen Women’s Golf

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SWANNANOA — The high-powered Mitchell offense continued to carry its potent attack into the conference season last week, as the fourth-ranked Mountaineers scored more than 40 points for its fourth-straight contest, scoring the game’s first 28 points in its Western Highlands Conference opener…

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Cycling finishes fourth at Mountain Bike Nationals

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Following the first week of the conference football season, the Avery Vikings (4-3, 0-1 WHC) have every right to feel as if they let one get away in last week’s 24-6 loss to the Mountain Heritage Cougars. For much of the contest, Avery was its own worst enemy. Though the team matched the phy…

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LAFAYETTE, La. — Appalachian State brought its high-octane offense to Louisiana to face the Ragin Cajuns’ high-octane running game, which went into the Oct. 9 Sun Belt Conference showdown leading the nation in average yards per game.

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NEWLAND — With four wins in its first six contests, the Avery Vikings (4-2) are off to the squad’s best start since 2011, a season that saw the Big Red qualify for the state playoffs and finish with six victories.

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BOONE — The Watauga middle school boys’ soccer team continued its winning ways during its second season in existence with a 7-0 victory over border rival Avery on Oct. 2 at Jack Groce Stadium.

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Avery defensive back Cole Singleton upends a running back from East Yancey in middle school football action earlier this season at MacDonald Stadium. The Avery Jr. Vikings continued its stellar unbeaten season last Thursday, Oct. 3, with a victory in Mountain City, Tenn., over Johnson County…

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STONEY CREEK, Tenn. — A persistent offensive attack paved the way for the Cloudland football team in Week 7.

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NEWLAND — The Avery County High School Boys Basketball team has hidden talents that go beyond shooting hoops. The team is skilled with a sponge and soap, scrubbing down cars in an instant as a team to fundraise for the program.

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NEWLAND — The Avery Jr. Vikings met its toughest test of the season in a home matchup at MacDonald Stadium on Tuesday, Sept. 24, when it hosted the East Yancey Panthers in a Toe River Conference showdown.

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ROAN MOUNTAIN, Tenn. — Overcoming inclement weather conditions that forced a game delay and a game Cloudland ballclub, the Avery Vikings (4-2) offense rallied to score three unanswered second-half touchdowns, while the defense pitched a second-half shutout to springboard the Big Red to a 42-…

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LEDGER — The scores came early and often for the Mitchell Mountaineers as it celebrated Homecoming on Friday, Sept. 27, with a decisive 48-7 blowout victory over the East Henderson Eagles.

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ROAN MOUNTAIN, Tenn. — Cloudland High School football will be under new leadership, as the school announced in a press release on Tuesday, Oct. 1, that Glenn White will no longer be the head coach of the school’s football program due to “a realignment with the coaching staff.”

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NEWLAND — As the first month of football season has come and gone, the one constant in middle school football has been the success of the Avery Junior Vikings, a conglomeration of Avery Middle and Cranberry Middle students to comprise an extremely formidable football club.

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NEWLAND — In a contest marked by big plays on offense, it was a late defensive stop that netted the Avery Vikings two points that proved to be the difference in a 14-12 junior varsity football win over visiting Draughn on Thursday, Sept. 19, at MacDonald Stadium.

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Mountain Glen Women’s Golf Association

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SNEEDVILLE, Tenn. — Week No. 5 of the high school football season was just what the Cloudland football program needed.

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CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina went into its home game with Appalachian State as a slight favorite. Just don’t tell Appalachian State head coach Eliah Drinkwitz that the Mountaineers’ 34-31 victory at Kenan Stadium on Sept 21 is an upset.

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NEWLAND — A season ago, the Avery Vikings gave up the second-most points in program history, as the Cloudland Highlanders used its bruising run game to pound Avery by a 68-30 final score at MacDonald Stadium.

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Women’s volleyball earns win over Elizabeth City State

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FRANKLIN — As the high school football season marches on, the Mitchell Mountaineers, ranked third in the latest state 1A media poll, continues to illustrate why it will be a force to be reckoned with for the remainder of the football season.

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Fresh off a decisive 42-7 effort in only two quarters of work last week, the Avery Vikings (3-1) continues its non-conference schedule this week when it ventures off the mountain to Burke County to tangle with the Draughn Wildcats. Last week, the Wildcats (2-2) were also impressive in its mo…

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The 13th Annual Viking Classic Tournament of Bands will take place beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Avery County High School’s MacDonald Stadium.

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NEWLAND — Friday the 13th is generally deemed a day connected with bad fortune. Don’t tell that to the Avery Vikings football team, as the Big Red pummeled the visiting North Wilkes Vikings with its air assault to the tune of 42 first-half points before inclement weather at halftime forced t…

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Mountain Glen Women’s Golf Association

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Three Special Olympics Avery County teams preparing for the Fall Tournament in Charlotte from Nov. 1 to 3. Pictured left is the bocce team. Pictured on the back row are Mace Calloway, Tim Minton, Josh Oaks and Mickey Daniels; pictured on the middle row are Neal Graham, Audrey Rose, Coach Nat…

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Women’s soccer drops home match to Southern Wesleyan

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MARION — Mitchell football met a familiar foe in more than one fashion in its game on Monday, Sept. 16, at McDowell High School. Not only does McDowell serve as a border rival to Mitchell, but former longtime Avery head coach and current Titans head coach Darrell Brewer welcomed the Mountain…

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NEWLAND — A full roster of talented junior varsity Viking football players took the field at MacDonald Stadium in its home opener for the regular season against the 3A North Buncombe Black Hawks. Avery’s defense played with intensity and aggression, helping the club stay close on the scorebo…

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2017 Cloudland High School graduate Timothy Guinn continues to represent the Highlanders as a member of the Pride of the Southland Band at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The Pride of the Southland Band is celebrating its 150th year. Guinn is a junior at UT.

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Linville Land Harbor 18-Hole Ladies Golf Association

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LEDGER — Trinity Academy from Gray, Tenn., had no answer for the balanced attack of the Mitchell Mountaineers at Memorial Stadium on Friday night, Sept. 6, as the Mountaineers piled on 31 first-half points and held the Knights scoreless through almost three periods en route to a 38-12 win to…