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  • Stroup’s big day leads to comeback win

    In a comeback effort, the Mountaineers baseball team overcame a four-run deficit in the top of the fourth inning to win the game 13-9 against the Radford Highlanders (8-12). The game was highlighted by junior left fielder Tyler Stroup becoming just the second Mountaineer in the last 14 years...
  • Baseball starts hot in Charlotte, finish two game sweep

    The Mountaineer’s baseball team could not escape the cold weather in Charlotte, but their bats kept them warm as they racked up a season high 14 hits. App was able to lead an offensive assault on the N.C. Central Eagles and take the win 9-5 in their first of...
  • Baseball win their first home game of the season

    The Mountaineers hosted their first home game of the season at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. In what was a hard-fought game by both sides, the Apps were able to prevail against the UNC Asheville Bulldogs by a score of 4-3. A pitchers duel early on...
  • Walking on with a purpose

    For App State pitcher Tristan Helms, becoming a Division I college baseball player was always the dream. It was his path getting there that was different from most. “In high school, I wanted to play Division I baseball but I didn’t throw hard enough,” Helms said. According to gobigrecruiting.com,...
  • 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....
  • The return of a healthy Brian Bauk

    With the hiring of head coach Kermit Smith, the Appalachian State baseball team is hoping for a new culture. But one thing that the Mountaineers hope to remain the same is senior Brian Bauk’s energy, which he has brought to practice and games for the last three years. A...
  • A little bit of everything

    In all sports, every player has one role they specialize in. Years of training can be spent on honing a player’s skills so that they can be the best at that respected position. App State baseball’s Colin Schmid, a sophomore from New Bern, North Carolina, is already looking to...
  • A new regime

    Culture is something every team in every sport aims to build within a program. This is what the Appalachian State baseball team is looking to create with drastic changes coming to their coaching staff this offseason. Coming off a less than stellar 18-36 season last year under previous head...
  • Kermit Smith named new baseball head coach

    Appalachian State University named Kermit Smith their new head baseball coach last Tuesday. Smith, a 15 year coaching veteran, will be the 13th coach in Mountaineers history after the university parted ways with former head coach Billy Jones in May after an 18-36 record. Director of athletics Doug Gillin introduced...
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