• Mountaineers fall to Hoosiers in NWCA dual

    The Indiana Hoosiers overpowered the Mountaineers on Sunday in the National Wrestling Coaches Association dual championships, handing them their first loss at home this season after winning their previous eight. Just last season, the Mountaineers (13-3, 7-0 SoCon) took down the Indiana Hoosiers (10-9, 2-7 Big Ten) 21-13 in...
  • Mountaineers ready for Big Ten dual

    On Sunday at 3 p.m., the App State wrestling team will host a Big Ten opponent for the first time in program history as they take on Indiana University in the NWCA Division I dual championship series in Varsity Gym. The Mountaineers (13-2, 7-0 SoCon) look to have a...
  • Baseball prepares for season opener

    Coming off an 18-36 record last season, the Mountaineers look to hit the diamond in 2017 with a  new approach towards the season. Appalachian State head baseball coach, Kermit Smith, will begin his first season with the Mountaineers after spending the past 15 seasons at the Division II level....
  • Freshman phenoms find their home

    Just west of St. Louis, Missouri, 684 miles away from Boone, sits Holt High School, home to App State freshmen wrestlers Colby Smith and Gavin Londoff. The two men from Missouri have emerged on the scene this season quicker than most freshmen competing in Division 1. The two have...
  • Wrestling captures thrilling tiebreaker over Mocs

    In a much anticipated match on senior day, fans stuck around after Sunday afternoon’s duel against conference rival UT-Chattanooga to hear the final decision after a 16-16 draw at the end of regulation in Varsity Gym. After 15 minutes of heavy anticipation while watching the officials review the rulebook,...
  • Mountaineers continue conference dominance

    With only one minute remaining in the final match of the evening, App State senior captain Denzel Dejournette took down Gardner Webb’s Boyce Cornwell to earn two points that would seal his match 4-1, and give the No. 16 ranked Mountaineers a two point edge over the Runnin’ Bulldogs....
  • Mountaineers wrestling outlast #25 UNC

    With only one prior nationally ranked matchup taking place in Appalachian State wrestling history, the No. 22 ranked Mountaineer’s took down No. 25 UNC Tar Heels 18-16 Sunday afternoon in Varsity Gym. The Black and Gold defended home ground and took six out of 10 matches from the visiting...
  • From walk-on to standout

    From being a walk-on freshman to a senior All-American, Denzel Dejournette is in the midst of his final season as an App State wrestler. Persistent and hardworking are simple attributes to describe Dejournette throughout his career as a Mountaineer, on and off the mat. On the mat, Dejournette has...
  • Pinning down the season

    After a long and hard fought preseason, the Mountaineer wrestling team is entering the season with confidence and high hopes of another SoCon championship for the second straight year. With the preseason coming to an end, the Mountaineers have now had a Black and Gold exhibition and an invitational...
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