Motivated, determined, seasoned, mature, confident and specialized are words that typically surround senior collegiate athletes. Usually one of many seniors on a team is considered leader or captain of the team. A duo of seniors, Caleb McCann and Grayson Atwood, are the only two seniors on the baseball team this year and both have had to
One blink of the eye and you are graduating. You’re gone. Your time is up. That is the harsh but beautiful reality that is college. What matters is what you do with those four years and what you experience that will shape the rest of your life for better or worse. You come to college
Game 1 App State baseball (9-25, 4-12) hosted a nationally ranked team for the first time since 2013, when Sun Belt Conference foe South Alabama visited Boone for a three game weekend series. South Alabama came into game one undefeated in Sun Belt conference play this season at 15-0 while being ranked No. 23 by
On a App State baseball team full of young players, freshman pitcher Breydan Gorham has taken the opportunity that was given to him and has made the best of a less than ideal situation. Coming to App State out of Western Alamance High School in Burlington, North Carolina, Gorham expected to be starting on weekends
Pressure, success, faith, endurance, confidence, commitment, leadership and overall hard work are words that surround an athlete that finds themselves among the best in their sport. Such words flock to junior App State wrestler Denzel Dejournette. Dejournette currently sits as the sixth best wrestler in the NCAA Division 1, 285 pound heavyweight class, according to
Any time a team enters a new conference, there will be plenty of new opponents, but usually, traveling will be similar. In the case of App State’s men’s basketball team, this season has led to long weekend trips and many frequent flyer miles logged since starting their inaugural season in the Sun Belt Conference. Under
In order for a basketball team to mesh well during the season, certain pieces during the process of recruiting must be aligned for a team to have success in the future, especially under the direction of a new coaching staff. Freshman forward Milos Kostic has been such a player for the Mountaineers in conference play.
Second-year head coach Scott Satterfield’s recruiting success has started to take shape in the form of two wide receivers who just finished their freshman seasons. Isaiah Lewis and Shaedon Meadors, who both hail from South Carolina, helped the Mountaineers this season by combining for 379 yards and four touchdowns. Lewis – who caught 13 passes
App State men and women’s cross-country teams found success early on this season, which has prepared them well for their first conference championship meet in the Sun Belt conference in Mobile, Alabama this weekend. The women’s team has boasted one of the most successful seasons of any fall sports team at App State this year,
Former App State coach inducted into College Football Hall of Fame Fans at Kidd Brewer Stadium stood Saturday when App State coaching legend Jerry Moore was honored by the community and the National Football Foundation before the kickoff of the Mountaineers game against South Alabama.