Jesse Hodges

Jesse Hodges

Journalist, Student, Sports fanatic.
#NinerTimes #UNCC19 I'm a Charlotte resident but a New York citizen.

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Despite the Charlotte Hornets’ postseason exit, there’s still room for optimism

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Despite the Charlotte Hornets’ postseason exit, there’s still room for optimism

The anticipation for most of the Hornet’s roster’s first ever game seven in the first round of the 2016 NBA playoffs was quite evident. From the tip, the Hornets didn’t play with the sam energy they displayed in the first six games. Starting guard Kemba Walker looked fatigue as he only shot 3-of-16 from the field finishing with […]

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Charlotte Hornets clinch playoff birth

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Hornets clinch playoff birth

Despite their 112-103 loss to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, April 3, the Charlotte Hornets accomplished something way more significant: clinching a playoff berth. With Chicago losing to Detroit on Saturday, April 2, the Bulls helped the Hornets by losing a game which automatically gave Charlotte a reserved place in this year’s NBA postseason. […]

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Charlotte Hornets acquire Courtney Lee in the three-team trade

| February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Hornets acquire Courtney Lee in the three-team trade

The Charlotte Hornets have decided to go the aggressive route as we near the trade deadline for the 2015-2016 NBA Season. On deadline day, the Hornets were involved in a three team trade that included the Miami Heat and the Memphis Grizzlies. The Hornets dealt guard P.J. Hairston to Memphis and guard Brian Roberts to […]

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Curry scores 40 points in homecoming

| December 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Curry scores 40 points in homecoming

The perfect Golden State Warriors travelled to Charlotte Wednesday, Dec. 2, to face the Hornets. The anticipated homecoming of Stephen Curry had the city buzzing. Although he currently plays for the Warriors, Curry takes pride of being a local kid from Charlotte and has much respect for the Hornets organization. His father Dell Curry played a […]

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Charlotte’s senior night spoiled by FIU

| November 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte’s senior night spoiled by FIU

Florida International University entered Charlotte with an agenda and they played it to perfection as they spoiled the 49er’s volleyball team’s senior night Saturday, Nov. 14 (25-20, 26-24, 25-18). Charlotte was close to grabbing the second set to even to match but FIU rallied to snatch the game right off their fingertips. It wasn’t the ideal way the seniors wanted to go […]

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Porzingis’ shot waved off, Hornets survive

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Porzingis’ shot waved off, Hornets survive

The New York Knicks came to town on Veteran’s Day to square off against the Charlotte Hornets. There was much buzz surrounding the Knick’s rookie Kristaps Porzingis as he’s flown out of the gates in his debut campaign. Another story line was that Jeremy Lin would face off against the team who helped create the aura of […]

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Charlotte wins nail-biter at Middle Tennessee

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte wins nail-biter at Middle Tennessee

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team traveled to Middle Tennessee Friday night and picked up an important win in C-USA play (22-25, 25-14, 25-20, 18-25, 15-12). The victory gives Charlotte the head to head tiebreaker advantage in the C-USA tournament if implications should come down to it. Charlotte found themselves up 22-20 late in the opening set in […]

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Hornets top Chicago, earn first win

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hornets top Chicago, earn first win

The Charlotte Hornets defeated the Chicago Bulls to earn their first win of the season Tuesday night. The Bulls, who are projected contenders in the Eastern Conference, were pummelled in the 25 point loss to the Hornets 130-105 at Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena. The Hornets were sparked by Jeremy Lamb, who scored 20 points off the […]

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Charlotte sweeps North Texas

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte sweeps North Texas

A C-USA volleyball matchup Sunday afternoon would prove to be a statement game for the 49ers as they swept North Texas (14-11, 6-4 C-USA) in straight sets (25-21, 25-21, 25-22). Led by Abreia Epps, who totaled 15 kills on the afternoon, Charlotte’s volleyball team played cohesively and tough. In the first set, Charlotte was off the the races […]

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Hornets take China

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hornets take China

The National Basketball Association continues to try and globalize their league and their brand throughout the world. They have recently began conducting actual NBA exhibition games in foreign countries to try and expand the game of basketball through a program known as “The NBA Global Games.” The Charlotte Hornets were granted the opportunity alongside the Los Angeles […]

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Lin, Hornets prepare for season opener in South Beach

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lin, Hornets prepare for season opener in South Beach

Jeremy Lin is one of the newest additions to the Charlotte Hornets’ roster for the upcoming NBA season. Lin, arriving from a rebuilding situation in Los Angeles, opted to accept the offer of a four year, north of 4.3 million dollar deal to become the newest guard in the Hornet’s locker room. As training camp and the […]

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49ers fall to Marshall, bounce back against Blazers

| September 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to Marshall, bounce back against Blazers

The Charlotte 49ers women’s volleyball team had a positive weekend playing Marshall and UAB (University of Alabama-Birmingham). The first match was a nail biter as the game went the distance of five sets. The 49ers as well as Marshall put on an extraordinary performance and a valiant effort as each team fought to remain unbeaten in […]

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49ers prepare for FAU

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers prepare for FAU

The 49er football squad hopes to bounce back heavily in their second home and conference game of the season after an embarrassing performance against Middle Tennessee State this past weekend (73-14). Charlotte was welcomed into the conference with a friendly beat down by one of the conference’s best teams. Charlotte hopes to clinch their first […]

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49ers fall to Mountaineers

| September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers fall to Mountaineers

Written by Eric Hudson, Niner Times Intern The Charlotte 49ers Women’s Volleyball team has faced some major adversity this season after coming off a three game losing streak last weekend at the IUPUI/Hampton Inn Invitational. This weekend at the Appalachian State Invitational the 49ers had a good run to start off, winning against Liberty in […]

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Charlotte fails to upset Missouri

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte fails to upset Missouri

The Charlotte 49ers women’s volleyball team fought a great battle against unbeaten Missouri Saturday morning but came up on the short end of an epic match (19-25, 18-25, 25-23, 20-25). In the first of two matches of the day, Charlotte was faced with one of their toughest matches of the season, competing against an unbeaten […]

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Charlotte drops third match to Eastern Michigan

| September 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte drops third match to Eastern Michigan

The Charlotte women’s volleyball team didn’t have much success traveling to Indianapolis this weekend. The team suffered three defeats against tough opponents at the Hampton Inn Invitational. The latest loss was to Eastern Michigan. The 49ers held their own keeping the Eagles on their heels despite losing in straight sets 3-0 (25-22, 25-23, 25-22). Although it wasn’t the ideal ending Charlotte wanted […]

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