In its second-lowest scoring game of the year, the App State football team earned bowl eligibility for the fourth straight season after defeating the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers 23-7. The win improves the Mountaineers’ overall record to 6-2 and their Sun Belt record to 4-1. App State remains undefeated against the Chanticleers all-time with a record
Sitting atop the East division of the Sun Belt, App State (18-7, 10-3 Sun Belt) knocked off Georgia State (6-17, 3-10 Sun Belt) in straight sets on Nov. 2 at the Holmes Convocation Center. The Mountaineers were led by junior outside hitter Emma Longley, who finished the game with 15 kills to go along
The women’s basketball team will begin its season on Nov. 9 at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. From there it will play even tougher non-conference teams, namely Georgia Tech, Clemson and South Carolina—who made it all the way to the Elite Eight last year. These tough teams will be a good test for the Mountaineers, who
Historically, App State has been considered a “run-first” football team. There have been a number of talented running backs who have come through the Mountaineers’ program, such as Kevin Richardson (2004-07) and Marcus Cox, the school’s all-time leading rusher (2013-16). Even the most talented quarterback App State has ever had, Armanti Edwards (2006-09) had only
Last season the App State volleyball team finished 12-20 overall with a 6-10 record in the Sun Belt Conference. This year the team is 15-7 overall and 7-3 in the Sun Belt, putting them in first place in the East division. A big reason for this season’s turnaround is senior North Carolina State University transfer
Oct. 9 at Arkansas State, the App State football team won 35-9 behind a commanding defensive performance. As a team, they limited Arkansas State to only 317 total yards while forcing three turnovers. The defense was anchored, as it has been all season, by the linebacking core, led by junior linebackers Akeem Davis-Gaither and Jordan
Basketball season is approaching, and the Mountaineers men’s basketball team held media day on Oct. 17 and were able to shed light on some of their early points of emphasis for the season. The team finished 15-18 overall and 9-9 in Sun Belt play, which was good for a sixth place finish in the conference.
After receiving a school record 79 votes in the Associated Press Poll, the App State football team ranked among the top 25 teams in the country for the first time in school history, coming in at No. 25. Last week, they were unofficially ranked No. 29 after receiving 51 votes, a record at the time.
Men’s basketball redshirt sophomore guard Michael Bibby is out for six to eight weeks after sustaining a broken foot in practice, according to a tweet from Jeff Goodman, a reporter for WatchStadium.com. Bibby wrote on Twitter that the surgery was successful. If his prognosis is accurate, he could return as early as December, which would