The Charlotte 49ers (33-19) defeated the High Point Panthers (26-27) 3-2 in the final home game of the regular season at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium. In what turned out to be a battle of the bullpens, the 49ers won their ninth-straight game in 11 innings with the help of eight Charlotte pitchers.
49ers pitcher Corey [...]
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 of [...]
The first spring game in Charlotte 49ers football history was a tremendous success as the Green team defeated the White team by a score of 26-3 in front of an excited crowd of 13,950. The Green team, compiled of mostly projected starters for next year, thoroughly dominated from the opening kick to the final whistle.
An office in the northern corner of the Judy Rose Football center overlooks a brand new football stadium with freshly placed artificial turf that has never seen game action. The blinds in the office window are open, allowing the entrance of a bright glare from the sun beaming off metal bench seats that have never [...]
The Football Town Hall meeting was held on Monday, April 15, 2013 to discuss and answer questions about football for faculty, staff and students of UNC Charlotte.
The following are videos of the topics discussed at the meeting.
Scheduling Space on Football Game Days
Chief of Staff
Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Union. Activities and Recreation
Football Town Hall meeting gives community members chance to hear official university football policies
On Monday, April 15, at 3 p.m., the Football Town Hall meeting was hosted in the UNC Charlotte McKnight Hall of the Cone University Center. The majority of attendees were university staff and faculty. Few students were in attendance.
During the meeting, the official university tailgating policy was gone through step-by-step by Dr. Michele Howard, associate [...]
On November 13, 2009, the Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball team lost to the East Carolina Pirates by 23 points in their season opener.
Despite losing, Charlotte was strongly encouraged by one player after the ECU game. A freshman forward by the name of Jennifer Hailey, playing in her first game at the collegiate level, scored 17 [...]
NEW YORK – Just a few months after the passing of Head Coach Rick Majerus, the Saint Louis Billikens held on long enough to defeat the scrappy Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Rams, 62-56, to win the 2013 Atlantic-10 (A-10) Tournament Championship on Sunday afternoon at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
In a match-up between the [...]
The Charlotte 49ers (7-4) women’s tennis team was able to pick up a hard-fought 4-3 victory against the in-state foe North Carolina Central University Eagles (9-4) ending a three-match losing streak on Saturday at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex.
Charlotte exploded out of the gate winning the doubles point. The 49er’s No.3 doubles team cruised to an [...]
NEW YORK – The Charlotte 49ers struggled early and found themselves at an insurmountable deficit as they fell to the Saint Louis Billikens, 72-55, in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 (A-10) Tournament at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Coming off an emotional, bizarre win in the tournament’s opening round against Richmond on Thursday, the 49ers came [...]