With nine freshman and only two seniors on the active roster to begin the season, the Appalachian State softball team knew they would need hefty contributions from their new additions. While the team has continued to struggle this season as it did last year, two freshmen have stood out as potential stars for the Mountaineers’
When the clock hit 00:00 on March 9 against Arkansas State, Appalachian State’s women’s basketball season was officially over. With a record worse than last season’s by four games and a first round loss in the Sun Belt Tournament to Arkansas State for the second straight year, positives would be hard to come by for
Game 1 In the first game of Appalachian State’s Wednesday doubleheader against Campbell, the Mountaineers shut out the Camels by a score of 9-0 in five innings. Freshman outfielder Natalie Orcutt led off for the Mountaineers and scored the only run of the first inning, helping the team jump out to an early 1-0 lead.
It’s a brisk Thursday morning in Boone as Katie Mallow works in her office at the Holmes Convocation Center, the same place she played for four years as a member of the Appalachian State University women’s basketball team. She combs through emails and is busy planning the team’s upcoming trip to Georgia. This is just
The story originally stated the team had undergone the tough transition from a Division II team to a Division I team. The story has been updated to reflect the correct terms, FCS and FBS. As the ball soared through the uprights on the final play of the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl, the Mountaineer sideline rushed onto
On Sunday Cam Newton and the rest of the Carolina Panthers played in Super Bowl 50, giving Newton the chance to add the final achievement to his MVP season by hoisting the Lombardi Trophy for the first time in the history of the franchise. Unfortunately, that was not the case, as the Denver Broncos beat
Heading into the second season under head coach Janice Savage, Appalachian State softball looks to rebound from a season that saw them lose 22 of a possible 23 games against Sun Belt conference opponents and finish with an overall record of 14-35. Savage and her players have taken the positives from last season, like their
The Appalachian State Mountaineers defeated the Georgia State Panthers 76-67 Thursday night. The Mountaineers, which entered the game with a record of 4-13 gave Georgia State just their fifth loss on the season. “We’re getting better,” head coach Jim Fox said. “We came out and played well from the beginning. Their defense is extremely stingy.
Appalachian State traveled to Chapel Hill Monday night to take on the seventh ranked Tar Heels, losing by a score of 94-70. The Mountaineers have now lost five straight games. “It’s the consistency that’s mind boggling,” Appalachian State head coach Jim Fox said. “If we would have played like this in some of the other
As the 2014 Appalachian State football season came to a close, Mountaineer fans had a lot to be excited about. The team ended the season on a six-game winning streak, the defense was playing at a level that had a chance to contend as one of the best in the country and freshman quarterback Taylor