APPALACHIAN STATE MOUNTAINEERS NEWS

Mercer trips Appalachian State in final seconds, 71-70

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Phillip Leonard's layup with five seconds left lifted Mercer to a 71-70 win over Appalachian State at the Challenge in Music City tournament on Friday night. Leonard scored the Bears final seven points, rallying them from a 67-62 deficit with three minutes to play. Ronshad Shabazz hit a 3-pointer with :41 left to give the Mountaineers a 70-67 lead, but Leonard...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Appalachian State rallies to beat Liberty 73-62

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Frank Eaves scored 18 points and made 10 of 13 free throws, Ronshad Shabazz added 17 points, and Appalachian State rallied to beat Liberty 73-62 on Thursday in the opening round of the Challenge in Music City. Trailing by one at halftime, Shabazz hit a jumper to put Appalachian State ahead 41-40, and the Mountaineers led by 11 with 4:50 left after Shabazz...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Furman breaks away from Appalachian State 79-70

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Devin Sibley scored 18 points - including five in a final surge as Furman pulled away to defeat Appalachian State 79-70 on Tuesday night. The Paladins (2-0) led most of the way in a tight game, but extended the lead to 12, 69-41, on back-to-back layups by Matt Rafferty and Daniel Fowler with a little more than 7 minutes to play. Appalachian State (1-1) cut the...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Moore runs wild in Appalachian State's 47-20 win over Idaho

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Jalin Moore rushed for a freshman school-record 244 yards, and Appalachian State beat Idaho 47-20 on Saturday night. Moore, whose previous high was 75 yards, carried the Mountaineers up and down the field with 27 carries though he didn't score. The Mountaineers finished with 401 yards rushing and outgained Idaho 511-299 in total offense. Taylor Lamb was 8-of...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Appalachian State pulls away from Jacksonville 76-68

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Chris Burgess scored 18 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, to lead Appalachian State to a 76-68 win over Jacksonville in the season opener for both teams Saturday. Trailing late in the second half, Burgess hit the trey to put Appalachian State up 63-61 with 4:36 left and spark a 14-5 run to build a lead it would hold down the stretch. He was 6 of 9 from...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The Citadel looking to win the SoCon title this weekend

Ever since Georgia Southern and Appalachian State left the FCS’s Southern Conference for the Sun Belt two years ago, teams across the southeast have been cheering for joy knowing that the two powerhouses of the conference are gone. One team that has benefited the most from their departure is South Carolina’s military school, The Citadel. This year, the Bulldogs have looked like...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Appalachian State beats Troy 44-41 in 3 overtimes

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Appalachian State's Zach Matics kicked a 24-yard field goal after the Mountaineers had stuffed a fake field-goal attempt for a 44-41 victory over Troy on Saturday night in triple overtime. After both teams had scored a touchdown in the first overtime and traded field goals in the second, Matics gave the Mountaineers (7-1, 4-0 Sun Belt) the lead. Troy had a fourth...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Appalachian State beats rival Georgia Southern 31-13

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Taylor Lamb threw for 202 yards and two touchdowns, Appalachian State scored 31 straight, and the Mountaineers beat Georgia Southern 31-13 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory. Marcus Cox rushed for 83 yards and two touchdowns for Appalachian State (6-1, 3-0 Sun Belt). Simms McElfresh caught six passes for 66 yards and a touchdown. The Mountaineers...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Georgia Southern Quarterback Flips Into End Zone

Georgia Southern is taking on Appalachian State in a Thursday night conference game. The Eagles are having a pretty noteworthy season starting 5-1, 3-0 in the Sunbelt conference. But it’s no surprise when you have players that can do things like this: Junior quarterback Kevin Ellison keeps the ball, stutter steps, and makes an incredible flip over a defender right into the end...
Via Gamedayr
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamb leads Appalachian State over Louisiana-Monroe 59-14

MONROE, La. (AP) Taylor Lamb threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Appalachian State to a 59-14 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night. Lamb was 8 of 15 for 261 yards passing with scoring strikes to three different receivers. He ran for 103 yards on seven carries with a 13-yard touchdown run. Marcus Cox added 122 yards rushing on 23 carries with...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

App. State head coach gets five-year extension

Appalachian State announced today that it had agreed to a five-year extension with head football coach Scott Satterfield. The announcement was made via an official statement, which was reported by Zach Barnett of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. “We have the right coach leading our football program in Scott Satterfield,” Appalachian State AD Doug Gillin said in a statement...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamb with 3 TDs, Appalachian State beats Georgia State 37-3

ATLANTA (AP) Taylor Lamb threw three touchdown passes and Appalachian State beat Georgia State 37-3 on Saturday. Lamb had scoring throws of 29, 9, and 30 yards to three different receivers. He was 18 of 24 for 291 yards passing to lead the Mountaineers (4-1, 1-0 Sun Belt Conference) to their third-straight win. Zach Matics kicked field goals of 22 and 39 yards, and Appalachian State...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Appalachian State gives Satterfield 5-year extension

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Appalachian State's board of trustees has approved a five-year contract for third-year football coach Scott Satterfield. The five-year deal runs through Dec. 31, 2020. Financial terms of the contract weren't released Friday. Satterfield joined the school in December 2012 and has guided the Mountaineers through the transition from NCAA Division I FCS to Division...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Early scores stake Appalachian St. to 31-13 win over Wyoming

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Marcus Cox raced 59 yards for a touchdown on Appalachian State's first play from scrimmage, setting the tone for a 31-13 defeat of Wyoming on Saturday. Four minutes later, Latrell Gibbs followed up with a 91-yard interception return to end Wyoming's first possession. It was his fourth interception in as many games. Cox, who scored just 19 seconds into the game,...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamb's 4 TDs power Appalachian State past Old Dominion

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Taylor Lamb threw a career-high four touchdown passes to lead Appalachian State to a 49-0 win over Old Dominion on Saturday. Lamb completed 11 of 15 passes for 187 yards and spread the ball around, sending TD throws to four different receivers, including a 53-yarder to Bobo Beathard. Marcus Cox, who hauled in another of the scoring throws, rushed for 107 yards...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamb's 4 TDs power Appalachian State past Old Dominion

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Taylor Lamb threw a career-high four touchdown passes to lead Appalachian State to a 49-0 win over Old Dominion on Saturday. Lamb completed 11 of 15 passes for 187 yards and spread the ball around, sending TD throws to four different receivers, including a 53-yarder to Bobo Beathard. Marcus Cox, who hauled in another of the scoring throws, rushed for 107 yards...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamb's 4 TDs power Appalachian State past Old Dominion 49-0

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Taylor Lamb threw a career-high four touchdown passes to lead Appalachian State to a 49-0 win over Old Dominion on Saturday. Lamb completed 11 of 15 passes for 187 yards and spread the ball around, sending TD throws to four different receivers, including a 53-yarder to Bobo Beathard. Marcus Cox, who hauled in another of the scoring throws, rushed for 107 yards...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Japan's Rugby Team Made The Must See Video Of The Year (hilarious!)

For those of you not familiar with rugby, Japan's rugby team accomplished the improbable last weekend and defeated the South African Springboks. In football terms it is the equivalent of Appalachian State defeating Michigan--so, yeah, it's a pretty big deal. Anyway...So what better time could there be for a video to start making the rounds online of Japan's rugby team playing against...
Via FatManWriting
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Appalachian State Fan Trolls Clemson About Football Team’s “Failures”

One week after defeating FCS foe Wofford, the Clemson Tigers stay at home for their week two game against Appalachian State. One fan of the Mountaineers is having some fun with the game, while taking as many shots as possible at the men in orange. Yosef’s Cabin is a fan blog for Appalachian State, and one writer posted a column called “A Quarter-Century Of Underachievement ...
Via Gamedayr
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Clemson Releases Epic “Who Will You Be?” Hype Video For Week 2

Clemson’s 2015 season got off to a good start last weekend, with the Tigers defeating Wofford, 49-10.  Dabo Swinney’s program will look to get off to a 2-0 start this Saturday against Appalachian State.  In anticipation of Clemson’s Week 2 game, the Tigers’ video production staff has released an awesome, “Where Will You Be?” hype video. Check it out: 
Via College Spun
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Find out who the Tigers like to listen to

There’s no doubt the Clemson football team is focused on preparing for their upcoming game against Appalachian State on Saturday, but the No. 12 Tigers took some time to tell the fans who their favorite artists are. Check out this video released by the school to see what the Tigers like to listen to.
Via Fox Sports
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamb leads Appalachian State over Howard 49-0

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Taylor Lamb completed 17 of 22 passes for 226 yards and four touchdowns to lead Appalachian State to a 49-0 win over Howard in a season opener on Saturday. Simms McElfresh caught two touchdown passes for the Mountaineers, and Marcus Cox rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown. Redshirt freshman J.P. Caruso relieved Lamb in the third quarter and threw for 78 yards and...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NCCU to play at App State in 2016

North Carolina Central will play at Appalachian State next fall. The start of the 2015 football season is a week away, but North Carolina Central already has its eye on 2016. NCCU will play at Appalachian State in Boone, NC Sept. 17. 2016, the school announced on Friday. #NCCUfootball will play at Appalachian State in 2016 (Sept. 17). This will be 3rd meeting between #NCCU &...
Via HBCU Gameday
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

App State wins award for most motivational video

Nevermind the one-on-one pep talks. Sometimes, what your pre-game routine really needs is an awesome motivational video. And, apparently, nobody puts one together as well as Appalachian State University. GoBlueRidge.net reports that App State video staff won one of the College Sports Video Association’s highly-coveted SAVVY Award for the second straight year. This year’s video...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 6 UNC beats Appalachian State 84-52

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Stephanie Mavunga had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 6 North Carolina to an 84-52 win over Appalachian State on Sunday. Allisha Gray added 12 points for the Tar Heels (8-0) and also gave them an early scare. The team's leading scorer was taken to the locker room with an ankle injury after making a layup in the first half but returned six minutes later...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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