Sports

90.5 WASU-FM’s Sports Department is lead by our Sports Director, Assistant Sports Director, and Sports interns!

Our Sports Team is responsible for live play-by-play broadcasts for Appalachian State Football, Appalachian State Basketball and Appalachian State Baseball as well as podcasts for our website, which can be heard here.

We also have a group of student Sports reporters who record daily on-air sports breaks. Keep reading for more information about the WASU Sports Team!

Sports Director: Joshua Kornmayer

Assistant Sports Director: Mackie Gallagher

Sports Team: Clay Councilman, Christian Emory, Gray Salter

(team photo coming soon)

Contact our sports team: email 90.5wasusports@gmail.com or wasufmmedia@gmail.com

Pantherology – Week 5 vs Giants
The bye week is over for the Carolina Panthers and the Pantherology Podcast is packed with game preview and analysis
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Pantherology – Bye Week Breakdown
The Carolina Panthers will take a recess this week as they have a bye on the schedule this Sunday. Pantherologists,
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Pantherology – Week 3 vs Bengals
As week 3 of the NFL season is underway, Pantherologists, Gray Salter and Mackie Gallagher have been in the lab
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Pantherology – Week 1 vs Cowboys
This week, on the first ever episode of the Pantherology Podcast, your Pantherologists, Gray Salter and Mackie Gallagher, reflect on
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Bear Necessities PAWDcast 5-30-18
Mackie Gallagher goes solo in this podcast to break down the Peach State and Georgia game after a 3 week
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Bear Necessities PAWDcast 5-14-18
The Grizzlies had another bye week after their game against the Atlanta Havoc.  Click play to hear Gray Salter (@GraySalterSport)
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Bear Necessities PAWDcast 5-3-18
It’s that time of the week to get your Arena Football fix! Gray Salter (@GraySalterSport) and Mackie Gallagher (@MackieGallagher) preview
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Take That 4 Data “MLB Sabermetrics” 5-3-18
The best way to learn about MLB in-depth stats is here with TT4D! Join Braxton, Gray, and Scott for breakdowns
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Jordan Mailata- does the name ring a bell?
Jordan Mailata- does the name ring a bell? Well, he was selected in the NFL draft despite never playing a
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Bear Necessities PAWDcast 4-27-18
The Grizzlies got their first win of the season (1-3) last week against the East Carolina Torch 38-24.  Join Gray
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Ricky Rubio Stands Out
The Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah Jazz first round series is full of talent and all stars, but Ricky Rubio
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Bear Necessities PAWDcast 4-20-18
We are back on the podcast and the Grizzlies are back at home this Sunday at Holmes Convocation Center! The
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NFL Draft 2018 – Take That 4 Data – 4/20/18
We Back! Welcome one and welcome all Datastisticians to an all NFL Draft podcast where the guys discuss the richness of
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Cincinnati Reds Fire manager
Changes are on the way to the Reds organization as the team has fired Manager Bryan Price.
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G-League Salary
The G-league has now announced that they will be increasing their salary to 30,000/year. Will this be enough to make
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Pacers Hand Lebron And Cavs Game 1 Loss
Lebron James lost a game in the first round of the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2012. Is
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Bear Necessities PAWDcast 4-13-18
Gray (@GraySalterSports) and Mackie (@MackieGallagher) talk about all of the moves the Grizzlies have made during their bye week and
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Take That 4 Data “NBA Playoff Preview” 4-13-18
Its playoff time in the NBA! Listen here for the answers to the most burning questions going into the post-season!
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Would You Boo Your Star Player?
Giancarlo Stanton won the National League MVP last year doing things players have not done in 15 years! Now he
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NBA G League Player Gets His Shot
After spending a decade playing in the NBA G League, Andre Ingram scored 19 points in his NBA debut for
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NCAA FBI Investigation
Addidas executive James Gatto is being handed more charges in the FBI investigation of colleges paying recruits to play for
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Patrick Reed Wins The Masters
The Masters concluded Sunday with a rather unexpected winner: 27 year old Patrick Reed.
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Bear Necessities PAWDcast 4-6-18
Gray Salter (@GraySalterSports)and Mackie Gallagher (@MackieGallagher) discuss the positives and negatives of last week’s 86-12 loss against the Cape Fear
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Tony Finau: Improbable First Day at Masters
From a dislocated ankle to 2 shots back after round one of the 2018 Masters: that’s Tony Finau. And he
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Hornet’s General Manager Search
The Hornets are close to hiring a big time GM and head of basketball operations, former LA Lakers GM Mitch
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Take That 4 Data “App Baseball and Softball”
All new podcast where you can learn reasons behind App State Baseball and Softball’s slow start to their seasons and
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Sho Time in Anaheim
Shohei Ohtani hit his first major league home run in his first home at bat.
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Bear Necessities PAWDcast 3-30-18
Mackie Gallagher (@MackieGallagher) breaks down stats from the season home opener against the Richmond Roughriders, the Florida Tarpons game getting
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Who is Matt Davidson?
Matt Davidson topped Giancarlo Stanton’s two home runs yesterday by knocking three against the Royals. But who is Matt Davidson?
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Kemba Walker
Kemba Walker became the new all time leader in points for the Charlotte Hornets.
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Take That 4 Data “MLB Season Preview and NCAA Final Four”
It’s Opening Day and Take That 4 Data is here to break down our top-10 teams going into the year!
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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Hits A Walk-Off Home Run
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a walk off home run in the same stadium where his father starred during his hall
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New NFL Tackling Rule
The NFL implemented a new rule regarding using the crown of your helmet to make a tackle.
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Bear Necessities PAWDcast 03-23-18
Please enjoy this interview taken from last week’s SportsWrApp with Head Coach Scott Meserve, Defensive Back Sean Potts-Harris, and Wide
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Take That 4 Data “Bracket Blunders”
You will learn something from the podcast! 100% guaranteed. Listen as Braxton, Gray, and Scott learn why this years NCAA
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Take That For Data “Tourney Time”
We back! The NCAA Tournament is here and Braxton, Gray, and Scott talk NBA Draft prospects in this year’s draft
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Take That 4 Data: March 1, 2018
It’s March Madness time! Conference tournaments are underway and Take That 4 Data has you covered for everything ACC and
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Take That 4 Data 2-22-18
We’re back and i’ts all about the NBA this week! The All-Star game sure was fun this year, but Saturday
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Take That 4 Data 2-8-18
Another episode of Take That 4 Data is here! Listen for everything you need to know about App State Basketball
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Premier League Podcast 2-7-18
Jacob Turner and Jamie Patel are back as the duo reviews all the action from this past weekend in the
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Take That 4 Data 2-1-18
The clock continues to tick down until Super Bowl Sunday, and Braxton Critcher, Scott Spickard and Gray Salter are here
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Premier League Podcast: January Transfer Review Special 1-31-18
Jacob Turner and Jamie Patel are back with the first episode of 2018 discussing all of the January transfer window
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Take That For Data 1-25-18
Take That 4 Data is back for 2018! Listen here as host Braxton Critcher, Scott Spickard and Gray Salter recap
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Take That For Data 12-6-17
It’s the final episode of Take That For Data for the semester and Braxton Critcher, Scott Spickard, and Gray Salter
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SportsMC 12-5-17
Colt and Mackie are with you for their final SportsMC of first semester! They talk about the college football playoffs,
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Premier League Podcast 12-4-17
After a brief hiatus, Jacob Turner and Jamie Patel are back to recap all the English Premier League action from
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Sports Tip Thursday 11/30/17
Listen to Jake and Rocky once again talk a few NFL games for this upcoming week. Tune in to hear
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Take That For Data 11-29-17
Big news in College football, the NBA, and the NFL. All of that is on the docket today as Braxton
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SportsMC 11-28
Colt and Mackie are back bringing you the latest in App Football, Panthers Football, Hornets Basketball… and PGA? You don’t
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Sports MC 11-21
This week Colt and Mackie talk about the hottest teams in the NFL and NBA. Colt does his weekly breakdown
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Sports Tip Thursday 11/16/17
Listen to the latest edition of Sports Tip Thursday as Jake and Rocky talk some NFL games and talk about
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Take That For Data 11-15-17
Take That For Data is back and on this weeks episode, Braxton Critcher, Gray Salter, and Scott Spickard discuss the
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SportsMC 11-14
This week Colt hosts a solo edition of SportsMC as he talks App State basketball and football. Colt also breaks
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Sports Tip Thursday 11/9/17
Listen to Jake and Rocky talk NFL and NCAA Football! From the Thursday Night Football matchup with the Arizona Cardinals
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Premier League Podcast 11-9-17
  Jacob Turner and Jamie Patel are back to breakdown all the English Premier League action from the weekend.
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Take That For Data 11-8-17
Take That For Data is back once again, and on this weeks episode, Braxton Critcher, Gray Salter and Scott Spickard
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SportsMC 11-7-17
Colt 45 and Mackie G are back to talk App Football, Panthers Football, Hornets, and College football.  They also have
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Sports Tip Thursday 11/2/17
Listen to Rocky and Jake talk some NFL including Thursday Night’s match-up between the Jets and Bills. You also get
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SportsMC Halloween Special
This week Colt tackles SportsMC solo. He goes over the upcoming college football rankings, App vs. Umass, Panthers vs. Bucs
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Sports Tip Thursday 10/26/17
Listen to Jake and Rocky talk some NFL games along with some early playoff team or no playoff team predictions!
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Take That For Data 10-25-17
On this weeks episode, Host Braxton Critcher, Scott Spickard, and Gray Salter dive into the college football rankings before the
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Premier League Podcast 10-24-17
  Jacob Turner and Jamie Patel are back talking all the action from week 9 of the English Premier League
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SportsMC 10-24-17
This week Gray Salter joins Mackie and Colt as they discuss the Hornets, who’s number one in the NFL, and
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Sports Tip Thursday 10/19/17
Listen to Jake Mazza and Rocky Bass talk some NFL and NCAA games including Eagles vs. Redskins, Chiefs vs. Raiders,
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Take That For Data 10-18-17
Braxton Critcher and the gang recap a crazy night in the NBA and talk about Cam Newton’s inconsistencies.
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SportsMC 10-17-17
Colt is back!!! Colt and Mackie talk the Panthers unsatisfying Thursday Night performance, the Hornets starting 5, and the World
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Premier League Podcast Special Episode 10-10-17
  On this special episode of the Premier League Podcast, Jamie, Jacob & Joseph talk English League 1, World Cup
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SportsMC 10-10-17
SportsMC is rated 10 out of 10 this week with interim co-host Gray Salter replacing the great Colt Jensen. Gray
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Sports Tip Thursday 10/5/17
Listen to Jake and Rocky talk about some Thursday Night Football, giving predictions on the Patriots playing the Buccaneers! Also,
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Take That For Data 10-4-17
On this week's episode listen for detailed stats on who will win the Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player, Cy
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SportsMC 10-3-17
Hosts Colt Jensen and Mackie Gallagher discuss NFL action such as the Panthers’ statement win over the Patriots, Deshaun Watson and
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Sports Tip Thursday 9-28-17
Listen to Jake and Rocky talk some NFL games including the Chiefs vs. Redskins, Pats vs. Panthers, Raiders vs. Broncos
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Take That For Data 9-27-17
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Premier League Podcast 9-26-17
  On Episode 3 of the PLP, Jacob and Jamie are back discussing all the action from an entertaining weekend of
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Sports MC 9-26-17
Hosts Colt Jensen and Mackie Gallagher discuss the protests and kneeling that occurred around the NFL Sunday, NBA offseason moves, and
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Sports Tip Thursday 9-21-17
  Listen to Jake, Rocky, and special guest George Stonecipher talk some NFL games and predictions including Seahawks/Titans, Falcons/Lions, Patriots/Texans,
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SportsMC 9-19-17
Hosts Colt Jensen and Mackie Gallagher discuss some college football, including App State and Clemson, along with NFL.  Beastmode busting
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Premier League Podcast 9-18-17
  Jacob Turner & Jamie Patel take a look back at all the action from yet another entertaining weekend of English
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Sports Tip Thursday 9-14-17
  Listen to Jake and Rocky talk some upcoming NFL and NCAA football games and give some bold predictions on
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Take That For Data 9-13-17
In this weeks edition of the Take That For Data podcast, Braxton Critcher Gray Salter, and Howie C discuss the
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SportsMC 9-12-17
Hosts Colt Jensen and Mackie Gallagher talk about the exciting Week 1 of the NFL season and some of the
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Premier League Podcast 9-11-17
Jacob Turner and Jamie Patel discuss this past weekend’s English Premier League results.
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Sports Tip Thursday 9-7-17
Listen to Jake and Rocky talk some NFL and NCAA football and give some bold predictions on scores and stats
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Take That For Data 9-6-17
Taylor Lamb is only 11 touchdowns away from tying Armanti Edwards for the all time App State passing touchdowns record.
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SportsMC 9-5-17
Hosts Colt Jensen and Mackie Gallagher discuss Week 1 of College Football, Justin Verlander to the Astros, and Brock Osweiler’s
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Sports Tip Thursday 9-1-17
Listen to Jake Mazza and Rocky Bass talk NFL, NCAA, and MLB on their first official podcast together on Sports
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SportsMC 8-29-17
Hosts Mackie Gallagher and Colt Jensen talk about a variety of sports topics from NCAA Football Week 0 to the
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Wild Card Wednesday 5-10-17
The last Wild Card Wednesday Podcast of the year on wasuradio.com! Your host Brandon Tew, decided to bring on a
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Friday Covers 12
Matt and Brandon introduce the betting world to a new app called SportsAction that they have been using to keep
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Wild Card Wednesday 5-3-17
On this episode of the Wild Card Wednesday podcast your host Brandon Tew discusses with Braxton Critcher and Colt Jensen
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Manic Monday 5-1-17
It is the last Manic Monday of the semester as Brandon Tew, Braxton Critcher, Howard Collings, and your host Joshua
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Wild Card Wednesday 4-26-17
On this edition of the podcast your host Brandon Tew has a jam packed one for you! NFL Mock Draft
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Manic Monday 4-24-17
On this edition of the podcast your host Josh Kornmayer is joined by the usual crowd Brandon Tew and Braxton
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Friday Covers 11
The NFL schedule was released yesterday, so naturally Vegas has established it’s Week 1 lines for the NFL season! Matt
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Wild Card Wednesday 4-19-17
Great edition of the Wild Card Wednesday Podcast! James Crane, Braxton Critcher and “Colt 45” Colt Jensen join your host
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Wild Card Wednesday 4-12-17
Jam packed podcast today as Brandon Tew is back hosting! Joined by Colt “Colt 45” Jensen and Christian Emory. The
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Manic Monday 4-10-17
On this week’s edition of the Manic Monday Podcast, your fill in host Braxton Crithcher is joined by Brandon “the
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Friday Covers 10
After tech issues forced us to cancel SportsWrApp last night, Matt and Brandon dive into the NBA MVP showdown between
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Wild Card Wednesday 4-5-17
On this edition of the Wild Card Wednesday Podcast special host Braxton Critcher alongside Rocky Bass and Colt Jensen break
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Manic Monday 4-3-17
It’s just another Manic Monday and it is National Championship Monday! Brandon Tew, Braxton Critcher, and your host Joshua Kornmayer
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Friday Covers 9
On the 9th edition of the Friday Covers Podcast, Matt and Brandon welcome in Greg Calarco as a special guest
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Wild Card Wednesday 3-29-17
On this edition of the podcast Rocky Bass Howard Collings and your host Brandon Tew break down last week’s NCAA
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Manic Monday 3-27-17
It’s just another Manic Monday (Woah Woah Woah) as we finally know our Final Four teams in the NCAA Tournament.
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Friday Covers 8
Matt Neverett and Brandon Tew talk chalk (and Jayhawks) in regards to Sweet 16 match ups and even a look
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Wild Card Wednesday 3-22-17
Drop Everything!! Highly recommend listening as Brandon Tew, Adam Hothersall, Braxton Critcher, and Greg Calarco break down thew NCAA tourney
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ManicMonday 3-20-17
It’s Manic Panic Monday today as several top teams in the NCAA tournament were eliminated during the first weekend and
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Friday Covers 7
As App State gets ready to go to Spring Break, Matt Neverett and Brandon Tew predict the rest of college
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Wild Card Wednesday 3-8-17
Champ Week is here in College Basketball and that means Madness! Adam Hothersall, Braxton Critcher and Howard Collings join your
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ManicMonday 3-6-17
Our first Manic March Monday as Brandon Tew, Braxton Critcher, and your host Joshua Kornmayer discuss UNC vs Duke from
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Friday Covers 6
Matt Neverett and Brandon Tew review their inaugural Weekend 4 Packs and make their predictions for this weekends College Hoops
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Wild Card Wednesday 3-1-17
On this edition of the podcast, Howard Collings our Esports correspondent talks about some big news in Counter-Strike, and we
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Wild Card Wednesday 2-22-17
On this edition of the podcast we have a loaded one for you. Sports Director Greg Calarco joins the desk
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ManicMonday 2-20-17
Brandon Tew, Braxton Critcher, and your host Joshua Kornmayer kick off this Manic Monday discussing UNC vs. Virginia, Demarcus Cousins
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Friday Covers 4
On this edition of the Friday Covers Podcast your host Matt Neverett and “The Coach” Brandon Tew have a riveting
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ManicMonday 2-13-17
On this Manic Monday Brandon Tew, Braxton Critcher, and your host Joshua Kornmayer discuss UNC vs. Duke, Durant’s return to
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Friday Covers 3
On the 3rd edition of Matt Neverett’s Friday Covers Podcast, he sits down with the Coach, Brandon Tew and Matt
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Wild Card Wednesday 2-8-17
On this edition of the podcast your host Brandon Tew, along with Adam Hothersall and Braxton Critcher talk Super Bowl
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ManicMonday 2-6-17
Manic Monday Super Bowl Edition! Howard Collings, Braxton Critcher, Brandon Tew, and your host Joshua Kornmayer recap an exciting Super
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Friday Covers 2
In the 2nd edition of the Friday Covers Podcast, Matt Neverett, Brandon Tew and special guest Frazer Cornette talk about
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Wild Card Wednesday 2-1-17
On this edition of the Wild Card Wednesday Podcast your host Brandon Tew along with Adam Hothersall talk College Basketball
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Manic Monday 1-30-17
On this Manic Monday, your host Josh Kornmayer and Braxton Critcher, talk a little NBA. Can anyone stop the Warriors?
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Friday Covers 1
Matt Neverett and Brandon Tew take on Vegas in the first ever Friday Covers Podcast! If you are interested in
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Wild Card Wednesday 1-25-17
On this edition of the podcast, your host Brandon Tew along with Adam Hothersall, and Jake Turner talk college basketball.
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Aussie Open Podcast
Greg Calarco and Brandon Tew discuss the 2017 Australian Open and hit on all the storylines, including the major upsets
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Manic Monday 1-23-17
The first ever Manic Monday podcast, hosted by Joshua Kornmayer with Matt Krombach and Braxton Critcher. We discuss the top
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Wild Card Wednesday 1-18-17 Pt. 2
On part 2 of this packed podcast Brandon Tew, Adam Hothersall, and Howard Collings continue their discussion. Talking NFL Championship
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Wild Card Wednesday 1-18-17 Pt. 1
On part 1 of this fun podcast, Brandon Tew along with Howard Collings and Adam Hothersall talk NCAA men’s basketball
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Wild Card Wednesday 12-7-16 Pt. 2
On part two of this podcast your Host Brandon Tew and Adam Hothersall talk about App State sports. App State
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Wild Card Wednesday 12-7-16 Pt. 1
In Part one of this two part podcast Jake Turner and your Host Brandon Tew, talk about the final CFP
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Wild Card Wednesday 11-30-16
On this edition of the podcast your host, Brandon Tew is joined by Adam Hothersall and they have a problem
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Monday Recap 11-21-16
Mitchell Lea and Brandon Tew recap Sunday’s NFL action!
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Fantasy Friday Week 11
Matt Neverett, Brandon Tew, and Mitchell Lea harken back to Week 10 with their not so humble brags from last
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Wild Card Wednesday 11-16-11
On this edition of the podcast, Brandon Tew and Adam Hothersall talk about the College Football Playoffs! As well as,
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Monday Recap 11-14-16
Mitchell Lea, Josh Kornmayer and Brandon Tew discuss who is real and who is not when it comes to the
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Fantasy Friday Week 10
Matt Neverett, Brandon Tew and Mitchell Lea break down their current fantasy playoff situations, tell you who they are starting
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Wild Card Wednesday 11-9-16
Election Night was last night but what about the CFP rankings being annoucned as well! We got you covered on
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Monday Recap 11-7-16
Mitchell Lea and Josh Kornmayer recap week 9 of NFL action.
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Wild Card Wednesday 11-2-16
Your Host Brandon Tew along with Adam Hothersall break down the World Series game 6 and preview game 7 tonight.
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Monday Recap 10-31-16
Mitchell Lea, Brandon Tew and Josh Kornmayer discuss week 8 NFL action.
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Fantasy Friday Week 8
With the flu bug engulfing Brandon Tew in it’s grasp, Matt Neverett and Mitchell Lea carry on the podcast and
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Wild Card Wednesday 10-26-16
Your Host Brandon Tew, along with Adam Hothersall and Jake Turner breakdown last night’s World Series game. They also talk
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Wild Card Wednesday 10-5-16
On this edition of the Wild Card Wednesday podcast your host Brandon Tew, talks with Matt Neverett about the thrilling
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Monday Recap 10-3-16
Mitchell, Brandon and Adam recap week 4 of the NFL season.
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Fantasy Friday Week 4
Matt, Brandon, and Mitchell brag about their Week 3 starts/sits, set their lineup for Week 4 as well as the
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Wild Card Wednesday 9-28-16
Your host Brandon Tew along with Mitchell Lea and Jake Turner breakdown the biggest college football games of the weekend!
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Monday Recap 9-26-17
Mitchell Lea, Brandon Tew and Josh Kornmayer recap the week in NFL Football.
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Wild Card Wednesday 9-21-16
Your host Brandon Tew sits down with Will Stanley and Jake Turner to discuss some college football!
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Monday Recap 9-19-16
Mitchell Lea, Josh Kornmayer and Brandon Tew recap the week 2 NFL action.
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Fantasy Friday Week 2
Matt Neverett, Mitchell Lea, and Brandon Tew set their lineups for the week, establish who they would start/sit, make their
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Wild Card Wednesday 9-14-16
In this edition of the Wild Card Wednesday podcast your host Brandon Tew, along with Howard Collings, discuss the biggest
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Monday Recap 9-12-16
Mitchell Lea, Josh Kornmayer and Brandon Tew recap the NFL action from Sunday.
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EXCLUSIVE coverage of MBB vs Virginia Tech
WASU will be providing exclusive coverage of the Men’s Basketball game vs Virginia Tech tomorrow. The pregame show starts at
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