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  • App State runs away with Sun Belt preseason poll

    For the second straight season App State football is picked to finish first in the Sun Belt conference with 136 total points and seven out of 12 first place votes in the Sun Belt conference preseason poll by league coaches. Capping off a 10-3 season with a 7-1 conference...
  • 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...
  • Moogfest 2017: what we’re looking forward to

    Formerly held in Asheville, Moogfest is a yearly festival based in North Carolina that combines performances from cutting-edge electronic artists at night with a technology conference during the day. This year Moogfest will take place from the 18-21 in it’s new home in Durham, with talks and performances that touch on...
  • 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...
  • Best of Boone 2017

    Best hamburger: Comeback Shack Best pizza: Capone’s Best coffee shop: Espresso News Best taco: The TApp Room Best drink deal: $2 Coronas at TApp on Wednesdays Best breakfast: Melanie’s Best place to buy produce: Watauga County Farmer’s Market Best dessert: App Cookie Co. Best BBQ: Woodlands Best wings: The...
  • Man shot after reported home invasion

    Boone police found a man suffering a gunshot wound that was not life-threatening at 195 Green Street after responding to a reported home invasion Wednesday at approximately 9:37 p.m., according to a police report. According to the report the male resident reported shooting the suspect after he forced entry...
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