App Trail: Short-handed Mountaineers win big with boost from Atkins' Hampton

BOONE - With two suspended starters sidelined, the Appalachian State women's basketball team ended a four-game losing streak by posting a 79-61 home victory against UL Monroe.
Via Winston-Salem Journal
8 hours ago

App State assistants take on extra duty as scout team fill-ins

BOONE — As soon as the final practice drill ended, one player removed his shoe and summoned Appalachian State basketball trainer Jon Mitchell.
Via Winston-Salem Journal
1 day ago

App Trail: Scot Sloan's promotion part of Mountaineers' defensive continuity

BOONE - Scot Sloan has a new title of co-defensive coordinator. For Appalachian State, continuity remains a key to its defensive success.
Via Winston-Salem Journal
3 days ago

Appalachian State Adds Another ACC School To Future Schedule

App State is making ACC schools a common opponent on its schedule. The newest addition just happens to hail from “Tobacco Road”. Appalachian State athletic director Doug Gillen has announced a three game series for Appalachian State to play the North Carolina Tar Heels. This make the Tar Heels the fourth ACC team Appalachian has added since announcing its move to the Sun Belt...
Via Underdog Dynasty
4 days ago

Examining The Running Back Position For App State in 2017

Now that Marcus Cox is gone, many expect Jalin Moore to be option 1 for the Mountaineers but who is after that? The running back position for Appalachian State may be their most star studded position on the roster. How many times do you lose your all time leading rusher in program history just to have him replaced with the Sun Belt offensive player of the year from 2016 in Jalin...
Via Underdog Dynasty
4 days ago

App Trail: Mountaineers lose to Troy, go winless on road in Sun Belt play

Staff report
Via Winston-Salem Journal
5 days ago

Sloan promoted to co-defensive coordinator at Appalachian State

BOONE — Appalachian State’s football program has promoted secondary coach and recruiting coordinator Scot Sloan to co-defensive coordinator.
Via Winston-Salem Journal
6 days ago

Kinney scores 25, Appalachian State upsets Georgia Southern

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Griffin Kinney hit 13 free throws and finished with 25 points - both career highs - to help Appalachian State beat Sun Belt Conference-leading Georgia Southern 83-78 on Monday night. Kinney made 13 of 20 foul shots and grabbed nine rebounds. Ronshad Shabazz had 12 points, Patrick Good scored 11 - including three 3-pointers - and Emarius Logan added 10 points for...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Examining Scott Satterfield Heading Into Year 5 At Appalachian State

Time to take a look at the Scott Satterfield era at App St. Late 2012 was the end of an era for Appalachian State as the winningest head coach in school history, Jerry Moore stepped down and ended his 31 year head coaching career. It was a move many App fans did not want to make but knowing the impending move to the FBS level, Appalachian knew it needed a fresh start entering the...
Via Underdog Dynasty
12 days ago

App State’s Surprise Run At the 2005 1AA National Championship

Appalachian State surprised people with a 2005 title run that would earn the program its first of three consecutive national championships. The turn of the century brought success to the Jerry Moore led Mountaineers as the team finished with at least 10 wins for just the third time in his tenure in the 2000 season. However over the next four seasons wins would decrease each season...
Via Underdog Dynasty
18 days ago

UALR stops losing skid, beats Appalachian State 69-62

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Jalen Jackson had 14 points as Arkansas-Little Rock rolled in the second half to beat Appalachian State 69-62 on Monday night to halt a four-game losing skid. UALR made 25 field goals for the game compared to 23 for the Mountaineers, but the Trojans nailed 10 of 22 from beyond the arc while Appalachian State hit just 5 of 16. UALR led 28-23 at the break...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Appalachian State Mountaineers hold off Toledo, finish season with signature win

The Appalachian State Mountaineers held off a late Toledo rally to win the Camellia Bowl 31-28, giving the team a signature victory to close out the 2016 campaign. Make no mistake about it: this was an impressive win for the Mountaineers. After all, Toledo entered the game with a 9-3 mark that included a 31-10 victory over Sun Belt co-champion Arkansas State. Considering that the...
Via The Student Section
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Former coach penalized for sending 416 texts to prospect's mom

When your justification for breaking a rule is “as long as nobody knows, it’s fine,” generally someone is eventually going to find out and you’re going to get burned. That’s exactly what happened to former Appalachian State assistant coach Chris Foster, who received a one-year show-cause penalty from the NCAA for texting a prospect’s mom 416 times during the 2012-13 season...
Via The Comeback
December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico State suffers 37-7 loss to Appalachian State

Lamb, Moore lead Appalachian St past New Mexico St 37-7LAS CRUCES, N.M.  -- Taylor Lamb accounted for three touchdowns, Jalin Moore ran for 111 yards and a score and Appalachian State cruised to a 37-7 win over New Mexico State on Saturday.Lamb completed 20 of 28 passes for 220 yards and a score and added 71 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 10 carries. Marcus Cox had 140 yards...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Lamb, Moore lead Appalachian St past New Mexico St 37-7

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Taylor Lamb accounted for three touchdowns, Jalin Moore ran for 111 yards and a score and Appalachian State cruised to a 37-7 win over New Mexico State on Saturday. Lamb completed 20 of 28 passes for 220 yards and a score and added 71 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 10 carries. Marcus Cox had 140 yards rushing and Michael Rubino kicked field goals of...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Thanks to Troy & Appalachian State, it might be the Sun Belt’s time to shine

Just two teams from outside the power conferences appear in this week’s College Football Playoff rankings: The No. 21 Western Michigan Broncos (10-0 after winning on Tuesday night) and No. 22 Boise State Broncos (8-1). But to only focus solely on those two ignores the depth of the “Group of Five” this year, which boasts quite a few teams that could crash the New Year’s bowls...
Via The Comeback
November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Lamb, Appalachian State beat Georgia Southern 34-10

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Taylor Lamb passed for 199 yards and ran for 94 yards and two touchdowns to help Appalachian State beat Georgia Southern 34-10 on Thursday night. Jalin Moore added 126 yards rushing and Marcus Cox ran for 115 yards for the Mountaineers (6-2, 4-0 Sun Belt). Each had a touchdown run in the final quarter and Appalachian State scored the final 34 points after...
Via Associated Press
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Appalachian State students allege Miami players assaulted them in pregame entrance

Appalachian State students are hurling allegations towards several Miami Hurricanes players, saying they assaulted members of the school’s color guard as they ran onto the field prior to Saturday’s game. The Palm Beach Post reports Sophie Randleman, a junior at Appalachian State and color guard member, took to Facebook following the incident saying she was “shoved by several...
Via The Comeback
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Mark Walton breaks 80 yd TD run on Miami’s first play of day

Playing on the road at Appalachian State, Miami looks to be in for a tough fight today. On their first play from scrimmage, Mark Walton looked like he was stopped at the line of scrimmage but he kept his feet moving and 80 yards later he was in the end zone…… Mark Walton 80 yd TD run — Kevin Causey (@CFBZ) September 17, 2016 The post Watch: Mark Walton...
Via The Student Section
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Q: How Does Appalachian State Compete With Elite FBS Programs? A: Grueling Workouts

Almost a decade ago, on the opening weekend of the 2007 college football season, in one of the greatest upsets in college football history, Appalachian State took down fifth-ranked Michigan at the Big House. The result sent ripples in both directions: Michigan finished with an 8-4 record, saw its legendary head coach Lloyd Carr retire and spent the next eight seasons mired in...
Via Stack
September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Butch Jones congratulates Appalachian State after opener

The college football season got off to a wild start when the Tennessee Volunteers, who are a preseason top ten and one of the favorites in the SEC, struggled to handle Appalachian State in the season-opener. It took a strong second half defensive performance and some plays down the stretch to overcome a ten-point deficit for an overtime win. After the game, Tennessee head coach Butch...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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