The Appalachian

Silas Albright
Silas Albright is a senior journalism major from Fountain, N.C.

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Silas Albright, Sports Editor

Dec 22, 2020
Peoples takes over in Myrtle Beach, leads App State football to sixth straight bowl championship (Story)
Dec 19, 2020
App State men’s basketball picks up two dominant wins, best start to season since since 1989-90 (Story)
Dec 13, 2020
App State football to play North Texas in inaugural Myrtle Beach Bowl Dec. 21 (Story)
Dec 06, 2020
“Good days add up:” Kerns leads App State basketball into new chapter (Story)
Dec 05, 2020
App State falls to Louisiana for first time in 24-21 senior night loss (Story)
Dec 01, 2020
App State men’s basketball falls to Bowling Green 78-76 in OT (Story)
Nov 28, 2020
App State football gets back in win column with dominant 47-10 victory over Troy (Story)
Nov 26, 2020
Five reach double-digits, App State women’s basketball opens season with 74-68 win over Charlotte (Story)
Nov 14, 2020
Huesman steps in for Thomas, Mountaineers outlast Georgia State 17-13 (Story)
Nov 07, 2020
App State football knocks off Texas State 38-17 for fourth straight victory (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
Recent App State grad manages Ray Russell’s re-election campaign as Election Day nears (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Mountaineers cruise past Red Wolves as Kidd Brewer Stadium hosts fans for first time in 2020 (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
App State football to host 2,100 total fans, 800 students for upcoming home games (Story)
Oct 02, 2020
App State football video: the team that shoots (and edits) the team (Story)
Sep 19, 2020
Marshall brings the thunder, defeats No. 23 App State 17-7 (Story)
Sep 12, 2020
Mountaineers run past Charlotte 35-20 to open 2020 (Story)
Sep 12, 2020
QB1: Thomas leads App State into 2020 season (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
Breaking down each position group for App State football heading into 2020 (Story)
Sep 01, 2020
App State announces COVID-19 cluster within wrestling program (Story)
Aug 28, 2020
“3, 2, 1. End injustice together:” App State football leads peaceful protest through Boone (Story/Media)
Aug 25, 2020
Mountaineers favorite to win Sun Belt, 10 selections on preseason all-conference teams (Story)
Aug 21, 2020
App State football returns to practice in pods (Story)
Aug 21, 2020
“We were so ready:” App State field hockey deals with postponement of their season (Story)
Aug 18, 2020
UPDATE: 5 active COVID-19 cases among individuals involved with App State football (Story)
Aug 18, 2020
Mountaineers add three new non-conf. opponents to 2020 football slate (Story)
Aug 12, 2020
App State football adds home non-conference matchup with Charlotte Sept. 12 (Story)
Aug 07, 2020
App State football media day: Mountaineers preparing to take whatever they can get in 2020 (Story)
Jul 13, 2020
Photo Gallery: Kidd Brewer Stadium construction (Story)
Jul 09, 2020
Clark: “a couple” COVID cases for App State football (Story)
Jul 02, 2020
Former App State pitcher Jack Hartman signs with Pittsburgh Pirates (Story)
May 30, 2020
Watauga High spring senior athletes honored with banners on King Street (Story)
May 27, 2020
WHS football standouts Satterfield, Castle, Bond and Watson make college commitments (Story)
May 26, 2020
“No right answer:” App State cuts men’s soccer, tennis and indoor track and field programs (Story)
May 22, 2020
App State football HOF member Johnny Jennings named next chief of CMPD (Story)
Apr 28, 2020
Allison Calek: App State cross country runner and community hero (Story)
Apr 25, 2020
App State NFL free agent signings (Story)
Apr 25, 2020
Davis-Gaither goes No. 107 to the Cincinatti Bengals (Story)
Apr 24, 2020
Evans drafted by Titans in third round, becomes earliest App State and Sun Belt RB ever selected (Story)
Apr 05, 2020
Top 10 moments from App State basketball in 2019-20 (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
Head coach Shawn Clark stresses safety of players and staff, discusses shift of focus towards recruiting amid coronavirus outbreak (Story)
Mar 18, 2020
Two-year starting defensive end Elijah Diarrassouba announces retirement (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
What to watch for as App State football preps for 2020 in spring practices (Story)
Feb 22, 2020
Three Mountaineers reach double-digits as App State beats Troy 68-59 behind strong second half (Story)
Feb 22, 2020
The basketball journey of Ashley Polacek (Story)
Feb 21, 2020
Head football coach Shawn Clark gets 2020 season rolling with first week of spring practice (Media)
Feb 15, 2020
Men’s basketball completes season sweep of Georgia Southern with 62-57 road win (Story)
Feb 08, 2020
Williams and Forrest propel Mountaineers to comeback win over Texas State (Story/Media)
Feb 07, 2020
Softball looking for more after historic 2019 campaign (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Former Mountaineers raise money for charities on their way to NFL Draft (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Davis-Gaither represents App State at Reese’s Senior Bowl (Story)
Jan 20, 2020
Former Mountaineers begin journey to next level of football, play in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl (Story)
Jan 13, 2020
Bentley surpasses 100 career wins, Mountaineers move to 3-0 in SoCon (Story)
Dec 29, 2019
Mountaineers come up short at NC State despite strong defensive effort (Story)
Dec 22, 2019
Clark leads Mountaineers to historic fifth straight bowl win with 31-17 victory over UAB (Story)
Dec 20, 2019
Back in the Bayou: Mountaineers set for second straight New Orleans Bowl (Story)
Dec 19, 2019
Athletics receives $1 million from anonymous donor (Story)
Dec 18, 2019
From “1-0” each week to 12-1 with a shot at their fifth straight bowl win (Story)
Dec 13, 2019
Mountaineer at the helm: Shawn Clark officially named App State football head coach (Story)
Dec 09, 2019
Head coach Eliah Drinkwitz leaves App State, Clark named interim head coach (Story)
Dec 08, 2019
No. 20 Mountaineers heading back to New Orleans Bowl to face UAB (Story)
Dec 07, 2019
App State wins Sun Belt title, become first FBS team from N.C. to have 12-win season (Story)
Dec 06, 2019
Mountaineers and Ragin’ Cajuns set for second straight Sun Belt Championship matchup (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Five score in double figures as Mountaineers beat St. Andrews 90-58 (Story)
Dec 02, 2019
Drinkwitz shares thoughts ahead of Sun Belt Championship against Louisiana (Media)
Dec 01, 2019
Mountaineers third highest ranked G5 team in last poll of regular season (Story)
Nov 29, 2019
App State to host Sun Belt Championship after 48-13 win at Troy (Story)
Nov 24, 2019
Leading wide receiver Corey Sutton suffers ACL tear against Texas State, out for season (Story)
Nov 24, 2019
Mountaineers ranked No. 22 in AP and Coaches Polls (Story)
Nov 17, 2019
Mountaineers blow by Georgia State after rocky start (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
App State knocks off in-state opponent East Carolina 68-62 behind strong defensive effort (Story/Media)
Nov 12, 2019
Men’s soccer set to host Sun Belt Tournament (Story)
Nov 10, 2019
Mountaineers rule the Carolinas, beat USC 20-15 (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
App State comeback effort falls short in 79-71 loss at Michigan (Story)
Nov 03, 2019
App State football drops from polls following loss to Georgia Southern (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Former App State star added to Jacksonville Jaguars active roster (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Baseball welcomes new AstroTurf system to Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
App State football vs. South Carolina on Nov. 9 will kick at 7 p.m., air on ESPN2 (Story)
Oct 20, 2019
App State football continues making history as first Sun Belt team ranked in consecutive weeks (Story)
Oct 19, 2019
Running back Daetrich Harrington out for season with left foot injury (Story)
Oct 19, 2019
Writing history: App State blows by ULM 52-7 on homecoming, makes Sun Belt history (Story)
Oct 13, 2019
App State ranked in AP Top 25 for second time in school history (Story)
Oct 12, 2019
AP Top 25 ranking system explained (Story)
Oct 10, 2019
Women’s basketball not satisfied with last year’s WBI Championship (Story)
Sep 28, 2019
Mountaineers beat Coastal Carolina 56-37 despite 2 hour weather delay (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
Darrynton Evans: From small town kid to star running back (Story)
Sep 21, 2019
App State defeats UNC in historic 34-31 win (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
Hard work pays off for App State cross country in first race of season (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Episode 2 of the Weekly Sports Podcast: UNC vs. App State preview (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
Wide receiver Corey Sutton active vs. UNC (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
Appalachian Roller Derby provides meaningful experience (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
Game day grades: App State (56) vs Charlotte (41) (Story)
Sep 07, 2019
Evans goes for 298 yards, App State beats Charlotte 56-41 (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
Episode 1 of the Weekly Sports Podcast: UNCC vs. App State preview (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
WR/TE position profile: Sutton, Hennigan anchor experienced receiving corps (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
Coaching staff profile: Drinkwitz brings six new coaches with him, five coaches return to staff from 2018 (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Former App State outfielder Jaylin Davis called up by San Francisco Giants, gets first hit (Story)
Sep 03, 2019
Sutton continues suspension, Peoples ruled out against Charlotte (Media)
Sep 03, 2019
After up-and-down 2018, field hockey looking for more in 2019 (Story)
Aug 31, 2019
RECAP: Mountaineers defeat Buccaneers 42-7 (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
ICYMI: App State without leading wide receiver in season opener (Story)
Aug 27, 2019
Notes and facts from AD Doug Gillin’s fall press conference (Story)
Aug 19, 2019
12-year-old signs with App State men’s soccer team (Story)
Aug 17, 2019
University Housing, ROTC and parents work together on move-in day (Story)
Aug 09, 2019
Former Mountaineers make their NFL debuts (Story)
Jul 29, 2019
Summer construction photo gallery (Story)
Apr 27, 2019
Five Mountaineers sign with NFL teams after conclusion of draft (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Hoerner leads turnaround for App State softball (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Elderkin leads turnaround season for App State women’s basketball (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Mountaineers claim 2nd WBI championship (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
Mountaineers drop tight game against Texas State (Story)
Mar 15, 2019
Students campaign to start club football team (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
Van Heertrum and Stegen named to All-MAC Tournament team (Story)
Nov 04, 2018
Longley leads Mountaineers past Georgia State (Story)
Oct 21, 2018
Mountaineers stay perfect in Sun Belt, knock off Louisiana 27-17 (Story)
Sep 03, 2018
Gameday Grades: Penn State (Story)
Sep 03, 2018
App State v Penn State Rapid Reactions (Story)
Feb 08, 2018
Plummer Gains National Exposure for Dominating Performance (Story)
Dec 06, 2017
Freshman Staton brings stability to the kicker position (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
Wrestling program looks to follow up last year’s success (Story)
Nov 13, 2017
Hoops Grades: App State MBB vs. Toccoa Falls and Bridgewater College (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
‘Neers knock off rival Georgia Southern to officially become bowl eligible (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Another cross country championship season for the books (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Women’s basketball preparing to tip-off 2017-2018 season (Story)
Oct 18, 2017
Webster’s personal success not enough (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Homecoming weekend recap for App State volleyball and women’s soccer (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Freshmen making an early impact for mountaineers (Story)
Sep 19, 2017
From walk-on to starter, Melissa McMath has an incredible story (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
Ava Dawson’s two goals lead Mountaineers to first victory (Story)