• NBA power rankings: post All-Star break

    The All-Star festivities are in the books and NBA competition resumes on Thursday, which also happens to be the league’s trade deadline. Golden State has continued their dominance, and even found a way to carry the headlines during All-Star weekend when the Splash Bros faced off in the 3-point...
  • NBA power rankings: fifth edition

    In our fifth installment, the Clippers move their way into the top 5, while the Celtics and the Hornets are in a relative free fall. Our biggest movers this week are the Utah Jazz (+7) and the Pistons (+5) — and the Brooklyn Nets have stepped out of the...
  • NBA power rankings: third edition

    What a week in the NBA! The Warriors win streak ends at 24, the Thunder begin a five-game win streak of their own and the Hornets crack the top 10 in overall offense and defense, while the 76ers and Lakers continue to slump. THE APPALACHIAN NBA POWER RANKINGS: THIRD...
  • NBA power rankings: first edition

    Roughly a month into the 2015-16 NBA season, the true hierarchy league is starting to take shape, and we’ve got something to say about it. Each Monday for the rest of the season, members of our sports desk will rank all 30 NBA teams and analyze their performance. THE...
  • Apps advance in Sun Belt tournament

    App State (8-9) dominated NJIT (5-10-4) with the help of over 1,000 fans Thursday night, as the Apps advance to the semifinals of the Sun Belt tournament. “I thought we started slowly, but we took over the game as it wore on and especially when we went up a...
  • Rapid Reaction: Arkansas State 40, App State 27

    After Arkansas State’s running back Michael Gordon ran 73 yards for a touchdown, Arkansas State had the motivation they needed to conquer the Apps. The Good: The defense held Arkansas State to just 40 yards in the first quarter and 125 in total yards at half. The defense also...
  • AHO Rugby Finishes Season Strong, Tradition Is Continued

    With a dominant performance, AHO Rugby finished the fall regular season Saturday with a 73-0 victory over UNCG. With the victory, AHO Rugby improved to 4-1. The game was a blowout, as App State pummeled UNCG for 80 straight minutes. “The crowd was awesome, we normally don’t have it...
  • Avila shines, Mountaineers cruise over Howard 2-0

    The Mountaineers (5-5, 1-1 Sun Belt) cruised past Howard University (0-11-2) Saturday night with a 2-0 victory. The game was centered around the goal scored by freshman midfielder Daniel Avila.  Avila scored in the 75th minute to give the Mountaineers a 2-0 lead. The play was built up from...
  • Mountaineers prevail over UNC Asheville

     The Mountaineers were able to capture a win over the UNC Asheville Bulldogs in a 1-0 victory Tuesday, snapping the team’s four-game losing streak. “It’s good to get back in the win column,” head coach Matt Nelson said. “On top of that I think this is one of the...
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