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The Mountaineers celebrate scoring a goal against Lock Haven Oct. 2, 2022.

Mountaineers field hockey split weekend series

Jack Johnson October 4, 2022

App State field hockey took to the road Sept. 30 to face Miami, before returning home to face Lock Haven on Sunday. On Sept. 30 the Mountaineers hit the road to Oxford, Ohio to face Miami University....

Junior Ben Datte sprints ahead of three opponents in the Sept. 16, 2022 Firetower Project.

App State piles up PRs at Live in Lou Cross Classic

Drew Bailey, Reporter October 4, 2022

App State cross country traveled to Louisville, Kentucky for the Live in Lou Cross Classic Saturday. The men matched their sixth place finish at the meet last year, and after not competing last year, the...

Freshman defender Shannon Studer surveys the JMU defense in App States 1-0 loss to the Dukes Sept. 30, 2022.

App State soccer records second conference loss against JMU

Sarah Kruger October 3, 2022

App State soccer lost 1-0 to the James Madison Dukes Friday afternoon at Sentra Park in its fourth Sun Belt Conference match of the season.  The first goal came just four minutes into the match when...

The Citadel Bulldogs face off against the Mountaineers, Oct. 1, 2022.

Mountaineers secure first shutout since 2017 in rout of The Citadel

Ethan Smith, Reporter October 3, 2022

Coming off a heartbreaking home loss against James Madison, App State football welcomed The Citadel to Boone for family weekend with a shutout 49-0. “We needed it as a program, it was four tough weeks,...

Redshirt senior quarterback Chase Brice hands the ball off to transfer running back Ahmani Marshall Sept. 24, 2022.

App State’s second half skid leads to 32-28 loss to James Madison

Drew Bailey , Reporter September 27, 2022

App State was unable to prevent James Madison’s 32-28 comeback victory Saturday after stretching out a 25-point lead in the first half. The close game continues a trend of nail biters for the Mountaineers...

Former Mountaineer guard Michael Almonacy drives past a USC Upstate defender in his final collegiate game March 15, 2022.

Former App State guard begins pro career overseas

Sam Vanolinda September 27, 2022

In his first game for CAB Madeira, former App State basketball guard Michael Almonacy led Clube Amigos do Basquete with 13 points, three rebounds and two assists in a 88-62 loss vs FC Porto, Sept. 24....

Senior setter Sam Bickley prepares to serve against Furman Sept. 9, 2022.

Mountaineer volleyball swept in conference opener

Ben Gosey, Reporter September 27, 2022

The Mountaineers volleyball team returned to the hardwood last weekend opening conference play against James Madison. App State was swept in three straight sets against the Dukes in the tough outing.  Prior...

Redshirt senior quarterback Chase Brice rolls out in App States 32-28 victory over Troy Sept. 17, 2022.

Mountaineers welcome Dukes in their Sun Belt Conference debut

Jack Jackson, Reporter September 23, 2022

App State football prepares for another tough Sun Belt battle, hosting James Madison Saturday in Kidd Brewer Stadium.  After squeaking past Troy with a last second Hail Mary, the Black and Gold look...

Senior tight end Henry Pearson sheds a Trojan tackler in App States 32-28 victory over Troy Sept. 17, 2022.

5 takeaways from App State’s Hail Mary win over Troy

Dan Davidson, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

1. Boone is special  Boone welcomed ESPN’s College GameDay for the first time Saturday, drawing in national media attention and crowding Sanford Mall with thousands of fans. Not only did the small...

Junior forward Leah Hurwitz attacks the Hoya defense in App States 5-0 win over Georgetown Aug. 28, 2022.

App State field hockey drops conference opener 2-1

Ben Brady, Reporter September 21, 2022

Despite a late goal to cut its two goal deficit to one, App State field hockey fell 2-1 to Kent State in its Middle Atlantic Conference opener Sunday. The Mountaineers dropped to 3-3 on the season and...

ESPN’s College GameDay set takes over Sanford Mall, Sept. 16. From Thursday until the end of the day Saturday, half of Sanford Mall was closed off for the set.

Mountaineers strike gold with College GameDay and Hail Mary

Cameron Burnett and Evan Bates September 20, 2022

Following App State football’s victory over No. 6 Texas A&M, ESPN’s College GameDay announced they would be coming to Boone for the Mountaineers’ matchup with Troy. Sanford Mall turned into a...

Redshirt sophomore receiver Kaedin Robinson picks up a first down against Troy Sept. 17, 2022.

App State receiving core begins new era

Dan Davidson, Sports Editor September 20, 2022

Sixty-six games, 676 receptions, 9,220 receiving yards and 81 total touchdowns. Four former Mountaineer receivers toppled school and national records along their path to 52 career wins, three Sun Belt...

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