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HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS SMASH MORE GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® RECORDS Big Easy Lofton Hits Farthest Basketball Hook Shot and Buckets Blakes Sinks Six Underhanded Half-Court Shots in One Minute     (PHOENIX, Jan. 26, 2015) – The Harlem Globetrotters continue to add hardware to the mantle with two more GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® records.  Globetrotters’ star Big Easy Lofton recently knocked down the farthest basketball hook shot – 61 feet 4 inches – while Buckets Blakes broke the...
    Jan. 20, 2011 7:30pm    THE HOLMES CENTER  
Posted November 10, 2010 at 3:40 pm · By ASU News BOONE—The Holmes Convocation Center at Appalachian State University began its 10th year of operation this fall. It is named for the late George M. Holmes who graduated from Appalachian in 1954 and served in the N.C. House of Representatives for 32 years. The multipurpose facility was designed to house the Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science, and provide a multipurpose arena for community and cultural events,...
by Lauren K. Ohnesorge High Country Praise Festival. It's about the music. It's about the people. And, most importantly, organizers say, it's about Christ. "We really just wanted to open the doors for everybody to come together to just praise Christ," Son's Light Ministries' public relations specialist Megan Anderson said. At Son's Light, it's not about a sermon. It's not fire and brimstone or an aggressive message. It's about celebrating faith, and what better way to celebrate than...
by Lauren K. Ohnesorge Son's Light Ministries invites the public to attend the High Country Praise Festival 2010 on Sunday, Sept. 5, at the Holmes Center on the campus of Appalachian State University. This year's lineup includes nationally known recording artists The Afters, Fireflight, and 7 - Miles. Kirk Cameron will deliver the message. Appalachian State University's head football coach Jerry Moore and wide receiver Blake Elder will also be speaking. This year's festival will include the...