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Former App State receiver Malik Williams finished fifth in program history in catches and receiving yards. Williams had a career-high 206 receiving yards against Coastal Carolina Oct. 20, 2021.

Six Mountaineers sign with NFL teams post-draft

Zach Smith, Reporter May 3, 2022

The 2022 NFL Draft saw the New Orleans Saints select standout linebacker D’Marco Jackson in the fifth round, but five other teams had eyes on former Mountaineers.   Demetrius Taylor, Detroit...

Former linebacker DMarco Jackson sprints to the ball against ULM Oct. 30, 2021. Jackson is the 16th Mountaineer to be drafted to the NFL since 2000.

Former App State LB selected by New Orleans Saints in NFL Draft

Drew Bailey, Reporter May 1, 2022

Former App State linebacker D’Marco Jackson was selected Saturday by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round of the NFL Draft with the 161st pick. This marks the third-straight year a Mountaineer football...

Senior linebacker DMarco Jackson performs during App States Pro Day in front of 26 NFL teams March 31, 2022.

Former App State LB sets sights on NFL Draft

Kurt Zottl, Reporter April 26, 2022

A two-star recruit out of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and former App State linebacker arrived on campus in 2017 as a redshirt freshman. The year prior in 2016, the Mountaineer defense ranked 11th in total...

Graduate student DeShawn Ballard sprints ahead of the competition in the mens 200 meter April 2, 2022.

Mountaineer runners tally 18 top-10 finishes at War Eagle Invitational

Drew Bailey, Reporter April 19, 2022

App State track traveled down south to Auburn University for the War Eagle Invitational April 15-16. While the team did not record a podium finish, it was able to record 18 top 10 finishes.  On Friday,...

An App State helmet sits on a bench before the Mountaineers one-point victory over Marshall Sept. 23, 2021.

App State football looks to transfer portal for veteran starters

Cameron Burnett, Associate Sports Editor April 18, 2022

With 13 starters leaving, App State football went on the recruiting trail in the transfer portal April 10-11, bringing in veteran talent on both sides of the ball.  A total of over 3,000 players in...

Senior forward Michaela Porter dribbles the ball down the court during the last home game of the season against South Alabama Feb. 26, 2022.

‘About the fight’: One Mountaineer’s leadership and success

Alex McCaskey, Reporter April 15, 2022

After five seasons of college basketball and three seasons with the Mountaineers, one player leaves a legacy, emerging as a team leader and nominee for many accolades. Fifth-year senior forward...

Senior football videographer Max Renfro holds his camera for a portrait at Kidd Brewer Stadium March 27, 2022.

App State football videographer builds legacy through brand

Cameron Burnett, Associate Sports Editor April 14, 2022

One football videographer has created content since becoming a student at App State. On the big screen in Kidd Brewer Stadium, the hype videos before games have become synonymous with that Mountaineer.  Max...

Bluegrass musician Doc Watson performs in Boone Sept. 17, 2000. Photo by Paul Sherar

Newborns to ‘Neers: App State’s campus 22 years ago

Max Correa, Photojournalist April 14, 2022

Over the past four years, the student body has seen significant change on campus. General elections, national tragedies and plenty of construction have taken place since the class of 2022 first stepped...

Senior guard Justin Forrest poses outside of the Holmes Convocation Center March 28, 2022.

Senior guard, No. 2 scorer in App State history graduates after historic career

Dan Davidson, Sports Editor April 13, 2022

After serving as the face of the App State basketball program for five years, one senior guard reflects on his historic career before leaving the Mountaineer family.  “It’s been great being a focal...

Junior distance runner Claire Mason passes an opponent during the steeplechase event April 4, 2022.

App State breaks records and wins gold at Duke Invitational

Drew Bailey, Reporter April 13, 2022

The men's and women's Mountaineer track teams earned a combined 14 top-10 finishes at the Duke Invitational Friday and Saturday. This included a new program record and three medals. Senior Ryan Brown...

Junior infielder Luke Drumheller swings on a pitch against No. 20 Texas State April 2, 2022.

App State baseball drops 6th-straight after South Alabama sweep

Ethan Smith, Reporter April 12, 2022

App State baseball traveled to Mobile, Alabama, to take on South Alabama University for a weekend conference series April 8.  In the first matchup Friday night, the Mountaineers struggled to get going....

Redshirt senior Jonathan Millner takes on Campbells Josh Heil in App States 19-13 victory Feb. 13, 2022.

Milner, Bond announce return to App State wrestling

Ben Brady, Reporter April 9, 2022

Two redshirt seniors announced their return to App State for a final year to wrestle in the 2022-23 season, according to the team’s Twitter account.  Jonathan Millner, a two-time All-American, and...

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