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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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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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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