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  • Buckley gaining speed

    Note from the editor: A previous version of this story listed times as minutes instead of seconds. The mistake has been corrected to the proper time and format Two years ago, during App State track and field senior sprinter William Buckley’s sophomore year, he caught others’ attention with his...
  • Van Ord, in record time

    Tristin Van Ord knows what it feels like to have her own personal records broken right in front of her eyes. She knows what it feels like to lose the top spot that she worked so hard for. She’s seen a name above her own. A name, and a...
  • Vernon dominates for the Mountaineers

    When App State baseball infielder Matt Vernon was in high school, he had all the accolades a big-time college recruit could receive. A four-year letterman at Davie County High School in Advance, North Carolina, Vernon received all-conference and all-state honors twice. Taking part in the North Carolina vs. South...
  • Battling back to the mound

    Tommy John Surgery is the most common and one of the most strenuous operations to go through as a baseball player. For App State redshirt junior Matt Brill, a game against Arkansas-Little Rock on March 29, 2015 is when he felt a pop in his right elbow. Brill had...
  • Grizzlies dominated by undefeated Sharks

    In what was supposed to be one of the more intriguing games of the season with the High Country Grizzlies (2-2) facing the undefeated Jacksonville Sharks (4-0), the Grizzlies were unable to get any offense going, just a week after a 94-6 victory over Dayton, falling 68-21 to the...
  • Grizzly Reaction: Grizzlies vs. Sharks

    The High Country Grizzlies (2-2) came into the game against the Jacksonville Sharks (4-0) riding high after a dominating outing against the Dayton Wolfpack, and hoped to string together some momentum-starting wins. The Sharks came to Boone as the odd-on favorites to win the National Arena League title, and...
  • Baseball swept by Mavericks during three game weekend series

    Game Two: Saturday at 2 p.m.  After falling hard to the Mavericks on Friday 18-1, the Mountaineers (12-19, 3-8 Sun Belt) came into Saturday’s game hoping for a new result before losing 5-2 to UT Arlington (16-16, 6-4 Sun Belt). App State started lefty Colin Schmid while UT Arlington...
  • Longanecker Off to a Quick Start

    The Appalachian State softball team still has under half a season to play, but they have already won more games than they did in all of last year. Despite recent struggles against Sun Belt teams, a large part of the Mountaineers 2017 turnaround and success has been due to...
  • A world apart, a game in common

    When App State men’s tennis head coach Bob Lake moved into his office at Appalachian State, an ultimatum confronted him from the start. Face to face with the athletics director at the time, a simple conversation turned into a blueprint for his tennis program. “Basically, when I got here,...
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