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The Watauga County National Interscholastic Cycling Association team, founded in 2016, allows local kids to benefit from being part of a cycling team.  Thirty five kids are currently on the team. “Through NICA, athletes can learn how to work hard for a goal and build skills to reach that goal,” first-year NICA coach Melissa Weddell said.
App State professors help young people through mountain biking
Dan Davidson, Associate Sports Editor • April 15, 2021

Several members of the App State community volunteer their time outside of work to help young people grow as individuals and athletes through the National Interscholastic Cycling Association.  “App has always been very closely connected to and invested in the local Boone community,” member of Student Affairs at App State and team director Jeff...

App State Faculty Senate sides with students on pass/no credit option
April 15, 2021

App State students have had the ability to opt in to the pass/no credit system for grading since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic spring...

AppHealthCare, App State join national halt in Johnson & Johnson vaccine at clinics
April 13, 2021

App State and AppHealthCare will pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at their vaccine clinics while the dose is investigated...

App State student brings bipartisan voter registration initiative to campus
April 12, 2021

After opening an email sent to all government and justice studies majors, one App State student was accepted to a fellowship that is allowing...

State prisons struggle with COVID safety, vaccination reluctance
April 12, 2021

The North Carolina commissioner of prisons addressed vaccine reluctance, COVID-19 safety challenges, and the struggles incarcerated people and...

App State baseball blanked by Wake Forest, regroups before weekend series

April 15, 2021

App State softball hosted Louisiana-Monroe for a three-game series on April 10 and 11. The Mountaineers were victorious in all three games, completing...

April 14, 2021

Appalachian FC kicks off its inaugural season in the National Premier Soccer League  May 1. Throughout the two-month season, Appalachian FC will play...

April 12, 2021

Appalachian FC hosted its final open tryout April 3 at the Ted Mackorell Soccer Complex as the club prepares for its season opener. “It’s been...

April 12, 2021

Former App State football standouts Shemar Jean-Charles, Zac Thomas, Ryan Neuzil and Noah Hannon participated in the program’s annual pro day at the...

Recipe Corner: How the Cookie Crumbles

April 14, 2021

Genesis Owusu has released one of the most cohesive and thought-provoking albums of the year so far, and it’s his first album ever.  “Smiling with...

April 14, 2021

Dozens of white signs and pride flags lined Sanford Mall as students gathered for a Day of Silence rally on April 9. The Day of Silence was started...

April 12, 2021

The 1970s were a time for much more than just disco. This era housed some of the most iconic and experimental artists of the 20th century. A diverse pool...