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  • App State announces five-year contract extension for Satterfield

    Appalachian State football and head coach Scott Satterfield announced on Friday that the two have agreed to a five-year contract extension that runs through the 2021 season. Signing a new deal in 2015 that ran through 2020, the Appalachian State Board of Trustees approved the new contract during a...
  • Savage will not return as App State softball coach

    Appalachian State University announced on Tuesday that they have decided not to renew the contract of softball head coach Janice Savage after her three seasons at the helm. Savage was hired on July 11, 2014, and led the Mountaineers through the first three seasons as a Sun Belt conference...
  • Along for the ride

    As the final game of each season concludes, the stat sheet can reveal why a team meets or falls short of expectations. However, most will overlook a stat that is unmeasurable: the leadership that brings a team together. Following a loss during her junior season, App State women’s basketball...
  • 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...
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