The sports world has been brought to the center of attention once again over the last few weeks due to the renewed clash of sports and politics. We have been here before though. Sports and politics have always been associated. This issue of conflicts between sports, politics and race goes back to Jackie Robinson breaking
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Meet one of Boone’s local bands, Evan Button and the Tribe: Evan Button (guitar/vocals), Sean Gorham (bass), Austin Bowling (saxophone), Leonardo Faillace (lead guitar/vocals), Nate Anderson (trumpet/keyboard) and Danny Knight (drums). The band first started in November 2016 and performed their first show in January 2017 at Legends. Button, a sophomore music industry studies major,
It came down to the final seconds in a rivalry renewed after 16 years, but App State football ultimately lost to Wake Forest 20-19 after a potential game-winning field goal was blocked with 10 seconds remaining on the clock. To make matters worse, Wake Forest (4-0, 1-0 ACC) blocked an App State extra point in
Game: App State (2-2 overall, 1-0 Sun Belt) vs. Wake Forest (4-0 overall, 1-0 ACC) Final Score: Wake Forest 20, App State 19 GRADES: Quarterback: A- Senior quarterback Taylor Lamb had another career day against the Demon Deacons. He would notch his career high in pass attempts with 50, throwing 26-50 for 372 yards and
A sought after in-state football rivalry was finally renewed Saturday afternoon between App State (2-2 overall, 1-0 Sun Belt) and Wake Forest (4-0 overall, 1-0 ACC). An all-time record crowd of 35,126 at Kidd Brewer Stadium opportunistically hoped to witness the Mountaineers defeat not only a Power Five school, but an ACC member. After six
There’s a club on campus that is wide open to any student, regardless of major or year. Dues are only $10 and they go toward snacks and props. All they ask is for the desire to create something. It is the Appalachian Film Club. In case the name of the club wasn’t clear, the Appalachian
State Senator Jeff Jackson, D-Mecklenburg, spoke to about 60 people in Blowing Rock, North Carolina about how important bipartisanship is to the state’s political future. Jackson said North Carolina needs to devote more funding for education and to end partisan gerrymandering. “Bipartisanship in a state like North Carolina is the key to progress,” Jackson said.
NFL POWER RANKINGS For the first time, The Appalachian Sports Desk will be releasing collaborative weekly NFL Power Rankings. Each Wednesday, The Appalachian sports reporters will be ranking NFL teams that will be averaged out to determine their rankings. Each writer will cover 2-3 teams and give their take on them. 1. Kansas City
For redshirt sophomore Melissa McMath and the rest of the Appalachian State volleyball team, their squad is much more than a group of people that they simply play a sport with. The team is much closer than that. “It really is a second family for me,” McMath said. They go through ups and downs with
Robert Block, a 20-year-old junior at Appalachian State, is challenging incumbent Republican Jonathan Jordan to represent N.C. House District 93 as an anti-establishment candidate. Block said he will represent and lead the constituencies of Watauga and Ashe counties instead of prioritizing money and political party interests. “Everyone has one vote,” Block said, “but not everyone