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  • Hoerner named new Mountaineer softball coach

    App State Athletics hosted a press conference on Friday afternoon announcing their new addition to the Mountaineer coaching family with the hiring of new softball head coach Shelly Hoerner. The Mountaineers’ head coaching position became available in May after Janice Savage was released after three years with the program....
  • Two Mountaineers selected in MLB draft

    Appalachian State baseball has thrived in recent years with preparing their players for the next level, and now, two more Mountaineers will start their road to a potential big league career. Redshirt senior right-hand pitcher Matt Brill was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 12th round at 352nd...
  • Two App State football players arrested

    Boone Police Department announced on Friday that three more arrests, which include App State football players Ke’monte Tayvon (Tae) Hayes and Isaiah (Ike) Diontae Lewis, were made in connection the May 4 stabbing of football player Teh’Ron Fuller. App State athletics immediately released a statement announcing that both Lewis...
  • 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...
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