Mountaineers keep ‘Jug’ with 38-27 win over woeful Cats
CULLOWHEE — The Appalachian State football jumped out to a commanding 38-13 lead and cruised to a 38-27 win over archrival Western Carolina on Saturday afternoon at E.J. Whitmire Stadium.
Appalachian State (6-3, 4-2 SoCon) retained possession of the Old Mountain Jug, the traveling trophy awarded to the winner of the annual meeting between the longtime rivals, with its eighth-straight victory and 26th triumph in the last 28 years over Western Carolina (1-8, 0-7 SoCon).
Sadly, since 2006, the woeful Catamounts sunk to 3-50 in Southern Conference games and lost its 21st consecutive SoCon contest. App State continued its dominance over Western Carolina as the Mountaineers improved to 58-18-1 all-time against the Catamounts, including a 30-7 edge since the inception of the Old Mountain Jug in ...