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  • Boone Earns Bicycle Friendly Community Designation

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    May 24, 2016. On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the League of American Bicyclists recognized the Town of Boone with a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award, joining 372 visionary communities from across the country. With the announcement of 34 new and renewing BFCs, Boone joins a leading group of communities, in all 50 states, that are transforming our neighborhoods. / Read more…



  • 2016 Opener at Tennessee Moved to Thurs., Sept. 1

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    May 23, 2016 Appalachian State University’s 2016 season opener at Tennessee has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 1 to accommodate a national telecast on the SEC Network, Tennessee director of athletics Dave Hart announced on Friday. The game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn. “It’s great to be a part of the opening night of college football and to have another opportunity to showcase our program on a national stage,” Appalachian State head coach Scott Satterfield said. “It’s sure to be a terrific atmosphere under the lights in Knoxville. We’re looking forward to kicking off the season on Sept. 1.” / Read more…



  • Hound Ears Membership Initiative Offers Affordable Access to Tennis Programs

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    May 19, 2016. Known for its top-ranked golf course and breathtaking grounds, the club is now launching a “30-60 membership initiative,” encouraging local families and residents to join and take advantage of its expansive new amenities. That campaign includes enhanced associate tennis memberships, which offer affordable access to tennis facilities and events for the general public. By Jessica Isaacs. Photo by Todd Bush. / Read more…



  • Hound Ears Club Course Jumps 11 Spots in NC Top 100 Golf Course Rankings to No. 74

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    May 19, 2016. Across the High Country, it’s no secret that Hound Ears Club offers some of the best golfing in the Blue Ridge Mountains and North Carolina’s top golf experts agree. For the 10th consecutive year, the North Carolina Golf Panel has named Hound Ears Club one of the Top 100 Courses in the state – jumping from 85th in 2015 to 74th in 2016. “It’s not by chance that our golf course rating has continued to improve over the years,” said Don E. Vance, CCM, CPC, Hound Ears Chief Operating Officer. Photos by Todd Bush. / Read more…



  • Football Notebook: App State Tabbed No. 8 in G5

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    May 16, 2016 Appalachian State University football was tabbed as the No. 8 team among the NCAA Division I FBS “Group of Five” conferences and independent programs (excluding Notre Dame) in an SB Nation article on Friday. In the article, national college football writer Bill Connelly groups Appalachian State among 15 “definite conference title contenders.” At No. 8 in the overall rankings, App State is the highest-rated Sun Belt Conference program. The Mountaineers came in behind only Houston, Boise State, BYU, San Diego State, South Florida, Western Kentucky and Western Michigan. / Read more…



  • App State Surpasses 2015 Football Season-Ticket Mark, Some Sections Sold Out

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    May 13, 2016 With four months to go before the Sept. 10 home opener versus Old Dominion, Appalachian State University has already surpassed the number of full football season tickets that it sold in 2015, assistant athletics director for ticket operations Teresa Eggers announced on Thursday. Appalachian State exceeded last year’s full season ticket sales on Thursday and is on pace to reach its 2016 goal of 7,500 season tickets. / Read more…



  • JoAnne Russell of Linville Ridge Takes Gold, Bronze at US Open Pickleball Championships

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    May 4, 2016. Russell began playing pickleball last January when a member of her club began inquiring about the sport. She decided to take a crash course and she’s now an accomplished player. Linville Ridge is currently building four PicklePave® pickleball courts for the 2016 season. “The surface by California Sports Surfaces, the world leader in athletic surfacing, is “fully endorsed by the USA Pickleball Association.” / Read more…



  • 49ers Pick Blair in 5th Round of NFL Draft, Five Mountaineers Agree to Free-Agent Deals

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    May 2, 2016 The San Francisco 49ers selected Appalachian State University defensive lineman Ronald Blair (Greensboro, Ga./Greene County) with the third pick of the fifth round (142nd overall) in the 2016 National Football League Draft on Saturday. Blair is 26th NFL Draft pick in Appalachian State history and the first since Demetrius McCray was selected in the seventh round of the 2013 Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. / Read more…



  • Rough and Tough Appalachian Rollergirls to Host Derby Doubleheader in Boone Sunday


    April 26, 2016. This nonprofit, all-girl team of flat-track athletes works to promote community service and female empowerment year-round. They hit the road for a series of bouts against competing roller derby programs across the Southeast, and they host a handful of home bouts right here in Boone every year. By Jessica Isaacs. / Read more…



  • Mountain View Speedway Holds an Exciting Saturday Evening of Racing & Family Fun

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    April 26, 2016. Racecar drivers and fans gathered this past weekend for another Saturday evening of racing at the Mountain View Speedway in the High Country Fairgrounds off of Roby Greene Road in Boone. Billed as a family-friendly, alcohol-free event, the one-quarter-mile Mountain View Speedway re-opened last summer after a nearly 20-year hiatus. Racing takes place each Saturday and generally ends before 10 p.m. By Jesse Wood • Photos by Ken Ketchie / Read more…



  • Football Season Tickets/Yosef Club Membership Renewal Deadline is Saturday

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    April 26, 2016. The deadline to renew Appalachian State University football season tickets and Yosef Club membership benefits for the 2016 season is Saturday, April 30. Fans that wish to retain the same seats at Kidd Brewer Stadium that they purchased in 2015 must renew their season tickets and Yosef Club memberships by Saturday’s deadline. All seats that are not renewed by Saturday will be released to the general public. / Read more…



  • Armanti Elected to SoCon Hall of Fame

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    April 20, 2016. Appalachian State University football great Armanti Edwards has been selected for induction to the Southern Conference Hall of Fame, SoCon commissioner John Iamarino announced on Tuesday. Edwards is a member of the SoCon Hall of Fame’s sixth class and is Appalachian State’s sixth overall inductee. Edwards is one of the most decorated football student-athletes in SoCon history. / Read more…



  • App State Athletics Announces Online Auctions in May, June and July

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    April 20, 2016. Appalachian State University athletics will conduct three online auctions in the coming months. Auction dates are set for May 11-25, June 1-15 and July 6-27. Items such as autographed 2015 Appalachian State football gameday programs, game worn Camellia Bowl jerseys, gameday honorary coaching packages and even a gameday fan experience for the Mountaineers’ much-anticipated Sept. 17 football home game vs. Miami (Fla.) will be available in the online auctions. In all, more than 25 items and packages will be available over the duration of the three auctions. / Read more…



  • Jackson Resigns as Voice of the Mountaineers

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    April 19, 2016. Appalachian State University associate athletics director for broadcast operations David Jackson resigned from his position on Monday, effective April 29. “It has been a privilege to cover and work alongside so many talented student-athletes, coaches and staff during my 15 years at Appalachian State. Our crew was fortunate to provide the details for some of the most memorable moments and achievements in the school’s athletics history,” Jackson said. / Read more…



  • Appalachian State Holds Annual All-Sports Banquet

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    April 19, 2016. Appalachian State University held the 2015-16 Appspy’s all-sports banquet on Monday evening at the Schaefer Center by giving out dozens of awards to its student-athletes and support staff. The end of-year awards ceremony is organized by Appalachian State’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee’s board members, in conjunction with the Former Athletes Association, to recognize the accomplishments of Appalachian’s coaches, student-athletes, teams, and support staff. / Read more…



  • Baseball Wins Series Over No. 23 South Alabama

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    April 18, 2016. True freshman Colin Schmid tallied a career-high nine strikeouts, sophomore Tyler Stroup hit a two-run homer and Appalachian State University baseball claimed the second series win over a nationally ranked opponent in school history with Sunday’s 4-3 triumph over No. 23 South Alabama at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. / Read more…



  • American Indoor Football Team To Come To ‘Western North Carolina-Boone’ Area

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    April 18, 2016. American Indoor Football (AIF) a professional indoor football league based out of Baltimore Md., is pleased to announce its latest team and territory. The new team will be located in the Western North Carolina-Boone area and will be owned by a small group of investors, led by majority owner and North Carolina entrepreneur, Donald Thompson. Other investors include a championship-college football coach and a former Appalachian State University All-American football player. / Read more…



  • Ribbon Cutting for Completion of Greenway Underpass at Brookshire Park April 18

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    April 13, 2016. Recreation enthusiasts can cross one major piece of the ambitious New River Headwaters Trail, which is a long-term greenway project that will eventually connect Todd, Boone and Blowing Rock, off their list. By Jesse Wood / Read more…



  • App State Football Adds Three Home Games

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    April 8, 2016. Appalachian State University football announced on Friday morning that it has added three home games to its future schedules. The Mountaineers will host Gardner-Webb on Sept. 22, 2018 and East Tennessee State on Aug. 31, 2019 and Aug. 31, 2024. All three games will be played at Appalachian State’s Kidd Brewer Stadium. / Read more…



  • Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters in WNC Open on Saturday Morning

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    April 1, 2016. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open approximately 1,000 miles of Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters in 25 western counties at 7 a.m. on April 2. The season will run through Feb. 28, 2017. / Read more…



  • ‘Mountains to Coast’ Bicycle Ride from Banner Elk to Atlantic Beach Set for Oct. 1-8

    March 17, 2016. Cycle North Carolina will begin its full-service, cross-state ride on October 1st at the Tate-Evans Park in Banner Elk, and will end at the Atlantic Beach Circle on October 8th, with 1,100 bicyclists expected to participate. Over the course of the week, riders will bike an average of 60 miles per day. Additional overnight stays are planned for the towns of Wilkesboro, Lexington, Burlington, Sanford, Clinton and Jacksonville. / Read more…



  • WalletHub: March Madness By The Numbers

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    March 17, 2016. WalletHub today released its March Madness By The Numbers report, which examines the billion-dollar basketball, betting and business bonanza. The report includes an infographic full of fun facts about the financial side of the tournament as well as a panel discussion with a group of leading sports business experts. / Read more…



  • FB: Specialty Dates Set for 2016 at The Rock

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    March 17, 2016. Appalachian State University announced several specialty dates for the upcoming football season on Wednesday. More special events may be added to the schedule throughout the spring and summer. / Read more…



  • Events for 20th Anniversary of Banff in Boone on Tap Across High Country

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    March 9, 2016. Rich Campbell, organizer of the Boone stop on the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, recently announced some big news for the 20th anniversary event scheduled for the following weekend. World-class rock climber Alex Honnold is coming to Boone – along with veteran mountaineer and author David Roberts. Honnold is a known in the climbing industry and beyond for his ability to calmly climb terribly difficult ascents, some of which are nearly a half-mile in the air, without a rope. By Jesse Wood / Read more…



  • 25 Slopes & More Terrain Parks Still Open at Ski Resorts in the High Country

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    March 18, 2016. In the High Country, 25 ski slopes and a number of freestyle terrain parks are still open, and considering the recent trend of warm weather, the snow coverage is a testimony to the infrastructure and snowmaking ability at the local resorts. In the coming days the temperature is turning chillier. Saturday, Sunday and Monday feature low temps that are either at 32 degrees or below freezing. Snow showers and flurries are even forecasted on Sunday, according to RaysWeather.com. By Jesse Wood • Photos by Ken Ketchie / Read more…



  • Wrestling Sends Four to the NCAA Championship at Madison Square Garden March 17-19

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    March 10, 2016. Appalachian State University wrestling will send four wrestlers to the 2016 Division I Wrestling Championship hosted at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The championship will take place March 17-19. By Jesse Wood / Read more…



  • Mountaineers Fall in First Round to A-State

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    March 10, 2016. Appalachian State University women’s basketball (10-20) was led by Joi Jones’ 28 points on Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough in an 81-61 decision to top-seeded Arkansas State (26-4) in the first round of the Sun Belt Tournament in New Orleans in Lakefront Arena. / Read more…



  • Premium Seating Opportunities at The Rock

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    March 9, 2016. The Yosef Club announced on Tuesday that it is forming a premium-seating request list for the upcoming Appalachian State University football season. With access to private catering, concessions and restrooms, as well as being the only location in the stadium where alcohol is permitted, premium seating locations are the first choice for many fans and corporate guests. / Read more…



  • Wrestling Claims SoCon Championship, Dejournette Named SoCon Wrestler of Year

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    March 7, 2016. The 2016 Southern Conference Championship came down to the final period of the final championship match. Denzel Dejournette (Winston-Salem, N.C./R.J. Reynolds) delivered in the final moments of the heavyweight match to claim Appalachian State University wrestling’s first SoCon Tournament title since 2003. / Read more…



  • Sun Belt Announces 2016 Football Schedule

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    March 4, 2016. The Sun Belt Conference announced its 2016 football schedule on Thursday, a slate that includes at least two nationally televised games for Appalachian State University. Coming off a Sun Belt-record 11-2 campaign, second-place conference finish and Raycom Media Camellia Bowl championship, Appalachian State opens league play on Saturday, Oct. 1 at home against Georgia State. The Mountaineers also host Sun Belt contests versus Idaho (Saturday, Oct. 22), Texas State (Saturday, Nov. 5) and UL Monroe (Saturday, Nov. 19). / Read more…



  • wRECklESS Rail Jam 2016: Photos and Results from This Year’s Competition at Beech Mtn.

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    March 3, 2016. The weather was perfect and, with $2000 up for grabs, everyone was charging it! This was a jam format snowboard only rail jam with all categories. Tons of sponsors, prizes, cash and good times! Photos by Drew Fuller. / Read more…



  • Blair Tabbed as No. 65 NFL Draft Prospect by SI, 9 Mountaineers To Workout on Pro Day

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    March 2, 2016. Following a strong showing at the National Football League Combine, Appalachian State University defensive end Ronald Blair (Greensboro, Ga./Greene County) was tabbed as the No. 65 overall prospect in the 2016 NFL Draft by Sports Illustrated on Tuesday. In his latest “2016 NFL Draft Big Board: Top 100 Prospects” article, SI’s Chris Burke lists Blair at No. 65 overall, the No. 11 prospect from a non-”power conference” program and the No. 7 defensive end in next month’s NFL Draft, which is slated for April 28-30 in Chicago. Blair is the only Sun Belt Conference representative on Burke’s “Big Board.” / Read more…



  • Armanti Signs With Saskatchwan Roughriders in CFL, Ready To Prove Himself at QB

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    Feb. 26, 2016. Appalachian State legend and former Carolina Panther Armanti Edwards has signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Canadian Football League. In the CFL, Edwards will get a chance to prove his skills at quarterback, something that he wasn’t afforded in the NFL. By Jesse Wood / Read more…



  • Ride wRECklESS: RECESS Skate and Snow to Host Annual Rail Jam at Beech on Saturday

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    Feb. 22, 2016. With six years of successful events behind it, RECESS prepares to host it annual wRECklESS Rail Jam on Saturday, Feb. 27 at Beech Mountain. It will draw snowboarders from all over the country, and riders of all skill levels are encouraged to come out and show their abilities alongside other competitive athletes. By Jess Lyons. / Read more…



  • Women’s Track and Field Wins Appalachian State’s First Sun Belt Title

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    Feb. 24, 2016. Appalachian State University women’s track and field captured the school’s first Sun Belt Conference title by winning the SBC Indoor Championships on Tuesday night with a team score of 101.5 points, two points better than second-place Texas State and 5.5 more than Arkansas State in third. / Read more…



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