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  • Up and down weekend for women’s basketball finishes in win

      Game One against Louisiana: Thursday, February 23 at 7 p.m. Appalachian State Women’s basketball fell to Louisiana 68-58 on Thursday. The Mountaineers (10-17, 5-11 Sun Belt) had a hard time finding buckets in the first two quarters, ending the first quarter shooting only two of 14 from the...
  • Hampton excels in college transition

    Armani Hampton never intended to play basketball. Hampton was planning on just sticking with cheerleading, until she attended her first basketball practice. “I actually started in the sixth grade. I was a cheerleader prior to , but somehow I went to a practice with my best friend,”...
  • Plummer off to a quick start

    When Bayley Plummer arrived on campus this fall, she already had a long history of athletic success. In high school, Bayley was an all-conference performer in golf, softball and basketball, and an all-state performer in both basketball and softball. While Plummer was very successful as a three-sport athlete, basketball...
  • Posting up

    Appalachian State men’s basketball has had their ups and downs throughout the 2016-17 season so far, but one constant has been the play of center Griffin Kinney. Kinney and Jake Babic are the two juniors on the team, and with forward Matt O’Boyle being the only senior on this...
  • Mountaineers end five game losing streak to Georgia Southern

    The last time Georgia Southern came to Boone, a four-point play, game winning shot by the Eagles with 0.8 seconds remaining to win 101-100 gave App State men’s basketball a heartbreaking defeat. On Monday, the Mountaineers (8-16, 3-10 Sun Belt) ended a five-game losing streak to the Eagles (16-10,...
  • Game of runs ends in loss for Mountaineers

    Appalachian State women’s basketball came up short against Georgia State on Saturday, ending their two-game win streak and spoiling the Mountaineers “Play For Kay” game. Both teams struggled to score in the first quarter until Madi Story took charge for App State (10-14, 5-8 Sun Belt). Georgia State (10-14,...
  • Mountaineers pick up thrilling win over Panthers on eventful day

    For the third straight year, App State (7-16, 2-10 Sun Belt) men’s basketball did not allow the first place Georgia State Panthers (16-8, 9-3 Sun Belt) to walk away with a victory in Boone. In a thrilling 77-72 victory, the Mountaineers hit 14 3-pointers to pick up only their...
  • Strong start pushes App to emphatic win

    After losing momentum and ultimately falling to Georgia Southern last month, App State was looking for payback, and they got that payback in a big way. Starting off the game on a 13-0 run, App (10-13, 5-7 Sun Belt) never looked back, rolling over Georgia Southern (10-13, 6-6 Sun...
  • From project to playmaker

    Getting on a nickname basis can be a sign of growing closer to another person, especially if that person is your head coach. Freshman forward Isaac Johnson has had nicknames in the past, but none have been so short, yet meant so much to his basketball career. “Instead of...
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