Sept. 11, 2012. On behalf of the Appalachian Football program’s players and coaches, we’d like to offer our most sincere thanks to you for your support during Saturday night’s win over Montana at The Rock.
Sept. 10, 2012. Appalachian State downed Montana 35-27 on Saturday in a thrilling matchup between two Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) powerhouses and avenged their 24-17 loss against the Grizzlies in the FCS semifinals back on Dec. 12, 2009.
The ASU players were spectacular, but so was ASU’s “12th man on the field,” the fans. All 30,856 in attendance (third most all time), were going wild from start to finish. It even felt a little bit like those magical championship years from 2005 to 2007.
Worthy of noting, ASU students get approximately the first 30 rows of seating. This makes the atmosphere at Kidd Brewer Stadium so electric and special. Many universities sell prime seating to boosters, but at ASU the students get the best seats.
After the win, many on the football team acknowledged their “12th man,” leaping into the stands to celebrate the victory. Check out our fan photos!
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
Photo by Ken Ketchie
Sept. 10, 2012. Perhaps the most anticipated regular-season matchup in NCAA Division I FCS history certainly lived up to the hype on Saturday night when No. 11/8 Appalachian State University topped No. 12/9 Montana in an epic battle at Kidd Brewer Stadium.
Sept. 8, 2012. I remember last season, attending home football games as a senior at App State, I was lucky if I found a place to sit anywhere in the stadium. Tonight, I got one of the best seats in the house for the very first time.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
Sept. 7, 2012. The High Country has so many wonderful events to offer its community and visitors. Check our site every Friday for something new and exciting to look forward to while you’re watching the hour hand crawl to 5 o’clock. Find live music down the street, explore a nearby town’s local secrets or try out a new square dancing class. There’s always something fun to do in the High Country.
COMPILED BY PAUL T. CHOATE