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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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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Opportunity of a lifetime

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Opportunity of a lifetime

The Olympics are a premeire event that only some athletes get the opportunity to compete in. Joanne Aluka-White, an assistant coach for women’s basketball, was able to participate in the 2004 Olympics by playing basketball with Nigeria. After beginning her basketball career in middle school, Aluka-White said she “wasn’t very good.” She improved enough to […]

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Global connections

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Global connections

Basketball is a global game, just ask new assistant basketball coach Ivo Simovic. After growing up and playing in Serbia, then coaching in Spain and Connecticut, he now calls Charlotte home. Simovic began playing basketball when he was in sixth grade, and continued throughout high school. During that time in Simovic’s life, a civil war […]

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The making of McAllister

| October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
The making of McAllister

After a series of unfortunate events leading up to the Western Kentucky game, the starting role in the running back position fell onto Aaron McAllister. The redshirt freshman played both sides of the ball throughout high school, but came to Charlotte as a defensive back. It was only a month before the 2017 season began […]

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Working with Workpeh

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Working with Workpeh

After a late start to the sport, receiver Workpeh Kofa has contributed on the field for the 49ers since his freshman season. Kofa was a late bloomer when it came concentrating on playing football. He took up the sport in eighth grade, but the pigskin always came in second to basketball. It wasn’t until Kofa’s […]

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The switch

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
The switch

Last season, Juwan Foggie, a wide receiver, watched from the sidelines as his teammates played defense. This year, Foggie plays with those same teammates, leading the team in many statistical categories as an outside linebacker. From his high school days through his sophmore season with the 49ers, Foggie has always run routes as a wide […]

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Coaching change following 0-4 start

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Coaching change following 0-4 start

Greg Adkins will serve as the offensive coordinator for the remainder of the season, replacing Jeff Mullen, head coach Brad Lambert announced Monday. The coaching change is made after Charlotte started the 2017 football season 0-4. Mullen has been on staff with the 49ers for seven seasons and was Lambert’s first hire. He will now move […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte opens home slate vs. N.C. A&T

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte opens home slate vs. N.C. A&T

After spending the first two weeks on the road, the Charlotte 49ers are welcomed back home to square off with N.C. A&T — starting quarterback Hasaan Klugh’s former team. A&T, an FCS team, made it to the FCS Playoffs last season and enter Jerry Richardson Stadium undefeated. This contest marks the 49th overall game for […]

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Golfing for gold

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Golfing for gold

In November of 2015, Holly Clark arrived as the head coach of the new founded women’s golf team. Two years later, with her team assembled, the first tournament is upon them. Golf has always been a part of Clark’s life, beginning at a young age. “I grew up in a family full of golfers. My […]

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A life of significance

| September 11, 2017 | 1 Comment
A life of significance

Each of us takes a different path which leads us to the place in which we were meant to be. Charlie Skalaski was inspired by his presence in Manhattan on 9/11 to emark on a radically different career, coaching football instead of corporate America. After having a successful stint as a defensive back at Florida […]

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Preview: Lambert returns to Kansas State, looks for first win in 2017

| September 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Preview: Lambert returns to Kansas State, looks for first win in 2017

Brad Lambert and the Charlotte 49ers hit the road to the Little Apple — Manhattan, Kansas — to take on Lambert’s alma mater No. 19 Kansas State on Saturday, Sept. 9. After losing to Eastern Michigan, 24-7, the Niners are still seeking their first victory of the 2017 season. Though this will be the first […]

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Back at it

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Back at it

This time last season the players for the 49ers were prepping to hit the road and take on a nationally-ranked Louisville team. Everyone that is, except senior Trent Bostick. A concussion in practice in the week leading up to the season opener prevented Bostick from making the trip to Kentucky. He wouldn’t just miss the […]

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Preview: Charlotte opens season at Eastern Michigan

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Preview: Charlotte opens season at Eastern Michigan

The Charlotte 49ers open the 2017 football season on the road Friday, Sept. 1 in Ypsilanti, Mich. where they are set to take on Eastern Michigan. Kick-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and the game can be viewed on ESPN3 or be found on the radio on ESPN 730. Charlotte holds a 3-1 record in […]

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