Appalachian State Mountaineers Logo

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Appalachian State Mountaineers are the sports teams of the University in North Carolina, USA. The athletic program is composed of 17 sports teams in various disciplines and includes Track&Field and Cross Country clubs, which is pretty rare.

Meaning and history

Appalachian State Mountaineers history

1970 – 2003

Appalachian State Mountaineers Logo-1970In 1970, the athletic program of the Appalachian State University adopted a large “A” as its primary logo. The letter was white with black and yellow outlines. Across its middle bar, the word “Mountaineers” in a type imitating handwriting was placed.

2004 – 2014

Appalachian State Mountaineers Logo-2004

In 2004-2013, the Appalachian State Mountaineers logo featured the name of the team with a bearded head above.

2014 – Today

Appalachian State Mountaineers Logo

In 2014, the “A” logo returned with a couple of subtle modifications.

Appalachian State Mountaineers Alternative logo

 

The alternative Appalachian State Mountaineers logo appears to have more character and distinctiveness to it. Since 2014, it has featured the university’s mascot, Victory Yosef. In fact, Yosef made its first appearance in the 1942 edition of The Rhododendron.

Appalachian State Mountaineers football

Appalachian State Mountaineers

The first season dates back to 1928. Since 2014, the team has played in the Football Bowl Subdivision and the Sun Belt Conference. It plays its home games at the Kidd Brewer Stadium.

Appalachian State Mountaineers basketball

Appalachian State Mountaineers emblem

The men’s team is coached by Jim Fox, as of 2019. The team competed in the NCAA Tournament in 1979 and 2000 and reached the National Invitation Tournament in 2007. The women’s team coached by Angel Elderkin won the 2011 and 1996 Southern Conference regular-season title.

What are Appalachian State Mountaineers?
Appalachian State Mountaineers is the name of the athletic program of the Appalachian State University. The program from North Carolina is best known for its men’s football club, but also has its men’s and women’s teams in such sports disciplines as Basketball, Golf, and even Wrestling.