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  • Bassett-Smith ready to leave her mark on App State basketball

    Athleticism has never been a problem for the Bassett-Smith family. Since App State women’s basketball senior forward Ashley Bassett-Smith was just a kid, she grew up in a household where playing sports was the norm, no matter what sport. Raised in Ohio, Bassett-Smith’s father, James, played professional rugby in...
  • Senior trio’s spark of energy

    This year, the App State women’s basketball team has been carried by great plays from their most experienced players. In a year in which the team has looked for leaders, the senior class has provided the spark to do just that. The Mountaineers have had to deal with different...
  • Next man up mentality

    The next-man-up mentality has been key this season for App State men’s basketball redshirt junior Craig Hinton. When freshman guard Kelvin Robinson suffered an injury in early January, Hinton had an opportunity to step in and help fill the void left by Robinson. Playing in his first eligible season...
  • App State men’s lacrosse looks to continue success in SELC

    The differences between a club sport and a varsity sport are issues like the sticky subject of Title IX that nobody wants to talk about, and something around tens of thousands of dollars in funding. Other than that, there isn’t much difference between the two. They both have coaches,...
  • App State athletics unveils $60 million renovation plan

    *Correction: For clarification, App State athletic’s press release states: “To provide the necessary funding and engagement to position our sports program for sustained excellence. A Mountaineer Impact was designed to provide a solid financial foundation for the Appalachian State Athletics program by raising commitments of $60 million over the...
  • Losses continue to build for Mountaineers

    Game One against UL Monroe: Saturday, February 25 at 3:30 p.m. Entering halftime in the lead in three of their past four games, starting out strongly has not been a problem for the Mountaineers. Once again, however, a poor second half defensive performance spoiled yet another solid first half,...
  • 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...
  • Experience key for Hargrave and Girardeau

    The Mountaineers women’s indoor track and field team have completed their season with a third place finish at the Sun Belt conference championships and now shift their focus towards the outdoor season. This year, a lot of senior student-athletes who helped the Mountaineers to an indoor title last season...
  • 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,”...
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