App State and the ‘Whee are playing right now with the winner going to the SoCon baseball championship. That’s what the bracket says. App State down 2-0 after two innings. Come on guys. GIVE ‘EM HELL!
APPS WIN, BUT REMATCH SET. Whee goes down, 3-2!
Pinch hitter Chris Trappy’s double to left center brought outfielder Jack Myers across home plate and gave seventh-seeded Appalachian State a 3-2 victory over No. 6 seed Western Carolina in game 11 of the . . . → Read More: Open thread – One more win and Apps in title game
The ‘Whee knocked off .. /double take .. CofC in .. /triple take .. 12 innings yesterday to send the Cougars to the losers bracket, where they’ll meet App State at 3. The Mountaineers ended the Stink’s season 6-2. Three days ago CofC eeked out a 12-11 win over App in 11 innings. Game for a rematch?
Alvin Gentry’s Suns lost a toughie last night on a last second putback to go down 3-2 to the Lakers. And, well, Alvin, we know how you feel. Well, *did* feel – “”We’re not going to get discouraged. We’re not happy. We’re not jovial, but we’ll be OK,” Coach Gentry joked.”
LET’S GET READY TO PLAY BALL!!! – “It might have ended with just some harsh words between catcher and runner, if Elon’s Scott Riddle—who is also the starting QB on the football team—hadn’t charged into the fray to mix it up. Then chaos reigned.” Police had to help break it up.
EXIT QUESTION. If you wanted to get in a fight with a SoCon team, would you really want it to be the military . . . → Read More: Elon lives up to its old nickname
Sorry to tease, but it’s the best we can find … so far!
Here he is saying cheese during the weekend. This week he’s all practice (pic 20).
He was everywhere, now he’s gone, kinda – “The Philadelphia Eagles have hired former scout Daniel Jeremiah, author of the popular Move the Sticks blog and podcast. He had over 18,000 followers on his Twitter account, which is no longer active as well as the blog.”
So. Close! yesterday. Today it’s App State vs The Stink in the loser bracket. They’re playing right now. If you’re looking for a quick rundown of today’s baseball tourney events, the league FINALLY has its brackets updated and online.
What’s the matter with Kansas?
A high-ranking member of the University of Kansas athletic department and the father of a prominent Jayhawks athlete allegedly made more than $800,000 in a ticket scalping operation that was orchestrated by college basketball power brokers David and Dana Pump, Yahoo! Sports has learned.
The scope, breadth and duration of the scalping business – which included Big 12 and NCAA tournament tickets – extended beyond Kansas to other schools, a source told federal authorities.
. . . → Read More: INCOMING: Taking the NCAA to the woodshed
App State vs CofC at 9. Says Tyler Jackson – “”We didn’t pick the best time to go into a slump, but I think we’re out of it.” Good timing, cause this is the “”Deepest tournament I can ever remember,” said The Citadel coach Fred Jordan, in his 19th season.” Give ‘em hell!
High five! – “David Towarnicky became the first App State student-athlete in 18 years to receive first-team Academic All-America recognition.” The last Mountaineer to do so? DJ Campbell. No surprise really, given Towarnicky’s two college choices. To celebrate, how ’bout a vote?
A semi-regular feature in which we spotlight an App State star from back in the day who many fans may not remember, but should know.
NAME: Björn Nittmo
WHY HE’S A GREAT: First-team AP All-American in 1988. He was named placekicker on the App State 75th Anniversary Team.
IN THE NFL: He played one season, with the Giants. He later played in NFL Europe, then several Arena teams. He also played in the Canadian Football League with . . . → Read More: App State greats – Björn Nittmo
FYI – “On Friday, Montana native and ABC and ESPN sports broadcaster Brent Musburger said such a move would be “economic suicide.”” He has a point. Promoting and organizing all that free labor indentured servitude brings major financial constraints.