Kathleen Cook

Kathleen Cook

Kathleen Cook is the sports editor of the Niner Times and from Wake Forest, North Carolina. When the junior communication major/journalism minor isn't covering the 49ers, she enjoys spending time with her family, friend, and dog. Kathleen can also be found cheering on the Panthers every Sunday and rooting for the Washington Nationals.

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Football announces 2018 slate

| January 23, 2018
Football announces 2018 slate

The Charlotte 49ers released the 2018 football schedule Tuesday morning. The schedule features eight opponents that traveled to bowl games last season. The team opens at home for the first three game, and closes their schedule on the road for three of their last four games. For the second time ever, the team will open […]

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Pearson’s passions

| January 23, 2018
Pearson’s passions

While she excels on the court for the Charlotte Women’s basketball team, redshirt sophomore Dara Pearson has another passion: shoes. But first, here’s where her shoes have taken her so far: During her high school days at Hampton, Pearson averaged a triple-double her senior season and surpassed the 1,000 point milestone the January of her […]

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Jones to be first former 49er participating in Olympics

| January 21, 2018
Jones to be first former 49er participating in Olympics

Briauna Jones is making history for Charlotte Athletics as she’s become the first former student-athlete to participate in the Olympics. Jones will be a member of the women’s bobsled team for the 2018 winter Olympics in South Korea. Topping off her resume for the Charlotte program was being a member of the 2012 4×100 meter […]

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Manager madness

| January 16, 2018
Manager madness

What if I told you there was a team ranked first in the country on our campus? They can be found on the sidelines of every 49er basketball game. It’s the Charlotte 49ers manager basketball team. After weeks of games, the team is sitting atop the rankings for Manager Games, an unofficial twitter ranking. We […]

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Since you’ve been gone

| January 8, 2018
Since you’ve been gone

While students were nestled all snug in their beds over Christmas break, changes were being made in the Charlotte 49ers Athletic Department. From coaching hiring, firing, retiring and more, here’s a run-down of what happened while you were out. Rose announces her retirement The Thursday before classes resumed it was announced that Director of Athletics, […]

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Rose announces retirement

| January 4, 2018
Rose announces retirement

Athletic Director Judy Rose announced she will retire after the Spring semester Thursday morning. This marked her 43rd year with Charlotte, 28th year serving as the Athletic Director. There has been an uproar from the Charlotte 49er fan base after a dismal football season and sudden firing of former men’s basketball head coach Mark Price. […]

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Cohesion key after coaching change

| December 30, 2017
Cohesion key after coaching change

The past few weeks have brought a lot of change for the Charlotte 49ers men’s basketball program. In the midst of exam week and after starting the season 3-6, it was announced Mark Price would no longer be at the helm of the team. Taking the reins as interim head coach was Houston Fancher, an […]

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Signing Day for Charlotte football

| December 20, 2017
Signing Day for Charlotte football

Wednesday marked signing day for football programs across the nation. The 49ers welcomed almost 20 new members to the program. In their seventh recruiting class the Niners picked up 11 players on the offensive side of the ball and seven defensive players. The nine players that will report in January marks the most mid-year players […]

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Price out as head coach

| December 14, 2017
Price out as head coach

Mark Price will no longer be the head coach for the Charlotte 49ers basketball team, Chancellor Dr. Philip Dubois and Athletic Director Judy Rose announced Thursday afternoon. Price was in his third year with the program, so far this season the team is 3-6. Assistant coach Houston Fancher will serve as interim head coach. This […]

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Not your average freshman

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not your average freshman

Octavia Wilson began playing basketball in the fourth grade, since then she’s developed into a strong scorer and just as a freshman, has emerged as a leader for the Charlotte 49ers. “I’ve always liked basketball, it was always something that I wanted to do. I just found it fun. I wouldn’t do anything else, I […]

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Charlotte football makes coaching changes

| November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte football makes coaching changes

The Charlotte 49ers announced Monday afternoon that they will retain head coach Brad Lambert. Other staffing changes will be made, however. Defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt, quarterbacks coach Jeff Mullen and receivers coach Damien Gary have been relieved of their duties with the team. Greg Adkins, who took over as offensive coordinator midway through the season, […]

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The big guys

| November 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
The big guys

While the running backs and receivers dazzle the crowds at football games gaining yards and scoring touchdowns, a group that is often overlooked on the offense is the set of players on the offensive line. For Benny LeMay or Aaron McAllister to breakout on runs or quarterback Hasaan Klugh to have enough time to find […]

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Living the dream

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Living the dream

Seven years ago, Jean Eason was far from the Queen City. After high school, the offensive lineman enlisted in the U.S. Army and was on a tour of duty in Afghanistan. He returned home with one goal on his mind: to run through the tunnel and play football at the collegiate level. During his high […]

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Keeping up with Karrington

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Keeping up with Karrington

Karrington King had a storybook career. After coming to Charlotte as a walk-on, he earned a scholarship position after his redshirt year. In the following three season, the linebacker was a common fixture on the field for the 49ers. He racked up over 70 tackles in two of those seasons, becoming the second 49er to […]

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