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BOONE — During a title-winning season in which App State (13-1) posted the third-best record at the highest level of college football, the Mountaineers finished No.1 as a statistical champion or co-champion in two NCAA categories.

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BOONE — App State head football coach Shawn Clark has added another key piece to his first coaching staff, hiring Cortney Braswell as an assistant coach on the defensive side of the ball.

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WEST POINT, N.Y. — Army head coach Jeff Monken has announced the addition of Greg Gasparato to the Black Knights’ coaching staff Jan. 18. Gasparato will be one of the 14 full-time assistants and will work on the defensive side of the ball.

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BOONE — The Appalachian State men’s basketball team dropped a 73-57 home decision to visiting Little Rock on Jan. 18.

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JONESBORO, Ark. — App State women's basketball suffered a 76-58 decision to Arkansas State on Thursday evening inside First National Bank Arena.

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BOONE — O’Showen Williams recorded the first double-double of his career and Adrian Delph scored six of his 15 points in the extra session as App State men’s basketball posted an 83-80 victory over Arkansas State on Thursday evening.

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VALLE CRUCIS — On the strength of a first-half shutout, the Valle Crucis girls’ basketball team was able to take a 33-13 victory over visiting Bethel in the final game of the regular season on Thursday, Jan. 16.

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BOONE — The Appalachian State men’s basketball team dropped a 73-57 home decision to visiting Little Rock on Jan. 18.

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JONESBORO, Ark. — App State women's basketball suffered a 76-58 decision to Arkansas State on Thursday evening inside First National Bank Arena.

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BOONE — O’Showen Williams recorded the first double-double of his career and Adrian Delph scored six of his 15 points in the extra session as App State men’s basketball posted an 83-80 victory over Arkansas State on Thursday evening.

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VALLE CRUCIS — On the strength of a first-half shutout, the Valle Crucis girls’ basketball team was able to take a 33-13 victory over visiting Bethel in the final game of the regular season on Thursday, Jan. 16.

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DALLAS, Texas – Less than than two weeks after reportedly being promoted to App State offensive coordinator, Garrett Riley accepted the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach job at SMU, the school announced Thursday, Jan. 16.

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On Dec. 13, the Appalachian State Board of Trustees voted to give App State Athletic Director Doug Gillin a contract extension that goes through 2024.

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BOONE — Appalachian State women’s basketball coach Angel Elderkin counted on the fact that UT Arlington was shooting a Sun Belt worst 24.4 percent from 3-point range going into their league showdown with the Mountaineers at the Holmes Center on Jan. 9.

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ARLINGTON, Tex. — The Appalachian State men’s basketball team dropped its second straight loss and the four of its last five games when it fell 66-56 at UT Arlington on Jan. 9.

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BOONE — Citing positive responses from November games, Appalachian State’s Athletics Department has expanded general alcohol sales to all men’s and women’s basketball home games at the Holmes Convocation Center.

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BOONE — Appalachian State head football coach Shawn Clark has hired James Rowe as a defensive assistant coach for the Mountaineers. Rowe spent the last three seasons on staff with the NFL’s Washington Redskins as assistant defensive backs coach.

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BOONE — Appalachian State had a chance to not just beat visiting Louisiana, but to blow the Ragin Cajuns out of the Holmes Center.

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TROY, Ala. – The Appalachian State women’s basketball team fell 84-55 to Troy on Jan. 4 in Trojan Arena in the second of two Sun Belt games to open league action.

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The Appalachian State men’s basketball team went into its Sun Belt Conference showdown with Georgia State at the Holmes Center on Jan. 2 looking to maintain some momentum built by winning two straight league victories in December.

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MOBILE, Ala. — The Appalachian State women's basketball team fell 81-66 to South Alabama 81-66 in the Mountaineers’ Sun Belt opener on Jan. 2 in the Mitchell Center.

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BOONE — App State athletics has received an anonymous $1 million pledge toward A Mountaineer Impact, A Drive for Excellence, the comprehensive initiative that enhances every aspect of the Mountaineers’ athletics department.

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GREENSBORO — The Appalachian State women’s basketball team fell 54-47 to UNCG in the Mountaineers’ final non-conference game of the season Dec. 29 in Fleming Gymnasium.

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BOONE — When Dustin Kerns took over the Appalachian State men’s basketball program, he said playing tough defense would be the cornerstone of what he wanted the Mountaineers to be known.

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BOONE — Terms of new Appalachian State head football coach Shawn Clark’s contract were released Dec. 26.

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BOONE — Appalachian State running back Darrynton Evans declared his intension to enter the 2020 NFL draft on Twitter on Dec. 25.

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BOONE — After leading App State men’s basketball to a pair of Sun Belt road victories, junior guard Justin Forrest has been recognized for his performance on the court this weekend with three Player of the Week awards.

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TROY, Ala. — App State men’s basketball overcame a 12-point second half deficit in a 70-65 win at Troy on Dec. 21.

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MOBILE, Ala. – Behind a season-high 32 points from Justin Forrest, Appalachian State posted an 81-71 victory at South Alabama in its Sun Belt opener Dec. 19.

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BOONE — Two wins with bonus points and one shutout enabled App State’s wrestling team to hang tough with No. 6 N.C. State, which won 24-12 in front of a standing-room-only crowd at Varsity Gym on Dec. 13.

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Appalachian State women’s basketball fell to No. 24 Michigan, 62-35, on Dec. 14 in Crisler Arena.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seven players scored at least seven points for App State men’s basketball team, which rolled to an 81-59 victory at Howard on Dec. 15.

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BOONE — New Appalachian State head football coach Shawn Clark was not the only member of the App State athletic department to have a contract approved.

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