Appalachian State held its spring practices earlier than usual this year, in part to get to work in the weight room.
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Doug Gillin doesn’t officially begin duties as Appalachian State’s athletics director until April 6, but he was busy in Boone on Wednesday getting a handle, and a bit of a jump, on things.
Meghan Dawson, now at Appalachian State but a former player at North Carolina, made an instant connection when she become the new field hockey coach for the Mountaineers.
Kate Upton attended yesterday’s Michigan vs. Appalachian State game (take a look at her Instagram below). Upton, who has a history of being tweeted at by Michigan athletes, received a ‘Thank You’ message from Michigan’s starting center, Jack Miller following the game. Thanks for coming to our game today @KateUpton! #GoBlue — Jack Miller (@UM_JMiller60) August […]
Michigan needed to win against Appalachian State Saturday and not just because it meant the team would start the season 1-0. They needed it for pride, but most of all for revenge. Fans know all too well about the epic loss to Appalachian State a few years ago. They've lived with and dealt with the jokes their Ohio State friends have made every day since that fateful contest.So they...
There will be no repeat of 2007 in Ann Arbor this afternoon.
Michigan is having no problems with Appalachian State today, seven years since the Wolverines were upset by the FCS school. The Wolverines currently lead the Mountaineers, 42-7.
One of Michigan’s star players may have injured himself in the process of the blowout, though. Jabrill Peppers, a five-star recruit in the...
Years ago Appalachian State stunned Michigan to start the season. While no one is expecting that to happen again on Saturday, the two will match up again.
Michigan enters the season unranked and will want to knock off the pesky Appalachian State to start the season.
Coverage of Saturday’s game between Appalachian State and Michign will get underway at 12:00 pm ET on ESPN2 and WatchESPN...
You probably have never heard of Taylor Lamb, a redshirt freshman backup quarterback at Appalachian State. The former three-star prospect has yet to throw a pass for the Mountaineers, and odds are he won’t see much (if any) playing time when Appalachian State takes on Michigan this Saturday.
However, like most college football fans, Lamb remembers what happens the last time these...
There are only so many ways in which a win against Furman could possibly serve as a blueprint for a victory over Michigan in Ann Arbor.
For former Appalachian State defensive back Corey Lynch, the biggest play of arguably the most stunning upset in the history of college football was simply a matter of repeating against the Wolverines what had worked to perfection against the Paladins...
Mark Campbell/College Sporting NewsAppalachian State. Two words that will forever haunt anyone ever associated with Michigan Football. Just typing those words makes me want to chuck this laptop out the window, go outside, find it, pile all of the pieces up and set them on fire.I absolutely hate that Michigan is playing them again. Everyone hates it. I'd rather play Slippery Rock...
Appalachian State’s AJ Donahic: proof again why most mid-major hurdlers don’t make the NFL.
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Appalachian State has unveiled new Nikes football uniforms for the 2014 season, welcoming the jump to the FBS in in style.
Appalachian State broke onto the national college football scene in a big way in 2007 when the FCS Mountaineers knocked off No. 5 Michigan in the Big House, 34-32. App State is making the move the the FBS level this season, and appropriately open things up in Ann Arbor against the Wolverines once again. Running backs coach Chris Foster revealed on Twitter that the Mountaineers will...
USA Today Sports ImagesIf 2007 is too long ago to remember vividly, let's recap. Appalachian State just shocked Michigan (yes, that Michigan) and put FCS football on the map. A mere two weeks later, the Mountaineers made their way into Gibbs Stadium riding a 17-game winning streak (leading D-1) and all the pride in the world. Little Wofford, one of D-1's smallest schools, actually...
Appalachian State Mountaineers Following the departure of head coach Jason Capel, in-state point guard Kedrick Flomo has asked for a release from the Mountaineers, and Rasheed Worrell is reportedly doing the same. Both players inked during the early signing period. The Mountaineers continue to draw negative press for refusing to release 2013 point guard signee Devonte Graham from his ...
Jeff Capel has been fired as head coach of Appalachian State.
Capel took the job in 2010 after previously being an assistant to Buzz Peterson.
Capel, 34, leaves with a 53-70 overall mark.
Appalachian State likely picked the wrong time to have their worst record in 20 years as the Mountaineers now begin transition to the FBS and Sun Belt conference this year. However, Appalachian State could be on the upswing will all the young returning talent including 17 starters and four 2013 FCS Freshman All-Americans named by the College Sports Journal. Second year head coach...
Tommy Spagnolo scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Appalachian State beat Samford 74-68 on Thursday.
It was Spagnolo's fourth straight double-double in a mid-afternoon game that was moved up because of snow in the area.
Tab Hamilton added 18 points and Chris Burgess and freshman Ty Toney had 14 apiece for Appalachian State (8-16, 4-7 Southern Conference). Burgess started...
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February 13, 2014
Rantavious Gilbert scored a career-high 22 points and Michael Obacha had a career-high 17 rebounds to lead Appalachian State to a dominating 100-68 win over Milligan of the NAIA Saturday.
Appalachian State (3-8) had five players in double figures as Tab Hamilton had 18, Aaron Scott 14, Chris Burgess 12 and Mike Neal contributed 11 points.
The Mountaineers won the rebound battle...
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December 21, 2013
William Truss scored 25 points and Jordan Downing added 23 as Presbyterian knocked off Appalachian State 74-69 on Wednesday.
Presbyterian (4-9) won for the first time in the series between the two schools. It was their ninth meeting over 53 years.
Appalachian State (2-8) scored the first 10 points of the game and jumped out to a 14-2 lead. But the Blue Hose came right back, using...
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December 18, 2013
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Michael Obacha scored 11 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Appalachian State came from behind to beat Division-II North Greenville 78-70 on Wednesday night.
Obacha shot 70 percent (7 of 10) from the line and grabbed 10 offensive rebounds for second-chance shots. Mike Neal came off the bench to score a game-high 27 points for the Mountaineers (2-5).
North Greenville (6-2) held a...
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December 04, 2013