• Former Mountaineers impress on Pro Day

    After having defensive end Ronald Blair drafted by the San Francisco 49ers, and five other players signing undrafted free agent contracts with NFL teams in 2016, the App State Mountaineers football team showcased 13 former student-athletes at pro day on March 27 in front of 22 pro teams. Exactly...
  • High Country Grizzlies finally arrive in Boone

    Football was back on display in the High Country Saturday night, but it wasn’t the App State Mountaineers. For the first time in Boone, the High Country Grizzlies, Boone’s inaugural National Arena League team, played their first home game of the season at Holmes Convocation Center. Just a week...
  • Two senior transfers shine

    The road to their senior year has been different for App State track and field athletes Chris Anderson and Taylor Drummonds. On the men’s side, Anderson is in his fifth and final year of eligibility as a distance runner for the Mountaineers cross country and track and field team....
  • App cheerleading prepares for Canam Nationals

    At every football game, basketball game, wrestling match, pep rally or any athletic event, the App State cheerleading team is always on the sidelines or in the stands showing their pride for the Mountaineers. Known for being ambassadors for Appalachian State and for bringing in crowds to cheer on...
  • Bassett-Smith ready to leave her mark on App State basketball

    Athleticism has never been a problem for the Bassett-Smith family. Since App State women’s basketball senior forward Ashley Bassett-Smith was just a kid, she grew up in a household where playing sports was the norm, no matter what sport. Raised in Ohio, Bassett-Smith’s father, James, played professional rugby in...
  • Next man up mentality

    The next-man-up mentality has been key this season for App State men’s basketball redshirt junior Craig Hinton. When freshman guard Kelvin Robinson suffered an injury in early January, Hinton had an opportunity to step in and help fill the void left by Robinson. Playing in his first eligible season...
  • App State announces three-game football series with UNC

    App State football announced another big matchup against an in-state school just a month after announcing a series with East Carolina. Appalachian State agreed on Monday to a three-game football series with North Carolina Chapel Hill that is set to begin on Sept. 21, 2019 at Kenan Stadium. The...
  • Mountaineers end five game losing streak to Georgia Southern

    The last time Georgia Southern came to Boone, a four-point play, game winning shot by the Eagles with 0.8 seconds remaining to win 101-100 gave App State men’s basketball a heartbreaking defeat. On Monday, the Mountaineers (8-16, 3-10 Sun Belt) ended a five-game losing streak to the Eagles (16-10,...
  • Mountaineers pick up thrilling win over Panthers on eventful day

    For the third straight year, App State (7-16, 2-10 Sun Belt) men’s basketball did not allow the first place Georgia State Panthers (16-8, 9-3 Sun Belt) to walk away with a victory in Boone. In a thrilling 77-72 victory, the Mountaineers hit 14 3-pointers to pick up only their...
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