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Boone bound, but not without reminiscing of Charlotte

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Boone bound, but not without reminiscing of Charlotte

Somewhere in the archives tucked away in a file cabinet in the middle of the Niner Times newsroom, there can be found my first-ever story written for the Niner Times. I was asked at the last minute, on my second day working for the newspaper, to cover the first football signing day in the history […]

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Before dusting off, it might be best to locate the dancing shoes

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
Before dusting off, it might be best to locate the dancing shoes

I have spent the better part of two seasons covering the men’s basketball team, and I could not begin to tell you just how frustrating it has been for fans to watch. This season, however, there’s hope. Many questions have come to surface whether or not Charlotte is legit. The roller-coaster ride of 2012-13 might […]

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Charlotte 49ers basketball: The numbers never lie

| January 30, 2013 | 37 Comments
Charlotte 49ers basketball: The numbers never lie

The Charlotte 49ers are on track for the worst season attendance at Halton Arena since 1997 The atmosphere of a sold-out college basketball game is rare and elusive. Just imagine if Charlotte could experience this on a regular basis. Or, better yet, just imagine if Charlotte could fill 70% of their on-campus arena. Attendance this […]

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UNC Charlotte’s alma mater has gone silent

| January 17, 2013 | 9 Comments
UNC Charlotte’s alma mater has gone silent

Charlotte struggles to find identity with lack of tradition  “Hail University! To you we sing our praise. May Charlotte’s light dispel the night, illumine all our days. In Charlotte’s crown the brightness gem we see. Without your power our finest hour would hold no victory. So let us love your life and cherish your great […]

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COLUMN: Five reasons why I think Charlotte can return to the College Cup Final

| September 13, 2012 | 2 Comments
COLUMN: Five reasons why I think Charlotte can return to the College Cup Final

Whether one cares to admit it or not, UNC Charlotte has become known as a soccer school. After more than four decades of being identified as a basketball school, mostly because that is the only sport on campus that has sparked enough interest, one must come to the realization that the 49ers are indeed a […]

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