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App State field hockey falls to No. 22 Kent State on Senior Day

Ben Brady, Reporter | October 25, 2021

App State field hockey dropped its senior day matchup against No. 22 Kent State 2-1 in overtime Friday. The Mountaineers complete their home schedule 4-2, and sit at 6-7 overall with two regular season games remaining.  Throughout the first two periods, the match remained even at 0-0. As time expired in the second period, Kent State’s Clara Rodriguez Seto found the back of the net to give the...

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App State soccer falls twice, finishes conference road schedule 0-5

Kurt Zottl, Reporter | October 24, 2021

The Mountaineer women’s soccer team closed out their road schedule Oct. 15 and 17, dropping tight contests to the University of Louisiana at Monroe and Arkansas State.   The match against ULM started in favor of the Mountaineers. With 22 minutes remaining in the first half, sophomore midfielder Emma McGibany fired a free-kick into the box that freshmen Sarah Widderich eventually scored to give...

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Mountaineers upset No. 14 Chanticleers for first ranked win since 2007

Cameron Burnett and Noah Cornelius | October 21, 2021

“How you like me now?” App State football head coach Shawn Clark said as he walked into the press conference following the win against No. 14 Coastal Carolina, his first ranked win as a head coach. In front of a sold-out 31,061-person crowd, the fourth largest in App State history, the Mountaineers stunned the Chanticleers 30-27 Oct. 20. “When you can pack The Rock on a Wednesday like...

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Mountaineers capture first sweep since 2019, finish weekend 2-0

Ben Gosey, Reporter | October 21, 2021

The App State volleyball team returned to action Oct. 15, beating the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns 3-1. The offense stayed hot heading into Oct. 17, sweeping the University of Louisiana at Monroe Warhawks 3-0.  The Black and Gold stuffed the stat sheet with four Mountaineers posting double-digit kills. Leading the charge was senior outside hitter Victoria Wilform with 15, followed by junior outside...

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Mountaineers seek to keep title hopes alive against No. 14 Chanticleers

Dan Davidson, Sports Editor | October 20, 2021

App State takes on No. 14 Coastal Carolina Wednesday night in a matchup that will likely decide the fate of the Sun Belt East Division.  “All of our goals are in front of us,” head coach Shawn Clark said. “Whoever wins this game will be in the driver’s seat.” The Mountaineers take on the Chanticleers after enduring their worst beating in conference play since 2014, losing 41-13 to...

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Mountaineer cross country teams post top-three finishes at High Point Invitational

Alex McCaskey, Reporter | October 19, 2021

Both Mountaineer cross country teams competed in the High Point VertCross in Kernersville Friday. The women's team placed first in their event with 58 points, and the men’s team finished third with 60 points. The women’s team had three runners post top 20 finishes. Senior Izzy Evely placed third with a time of 17:39.3, while graduate student Macki Walsh finished ninth clocking in at 18:18.8...

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