Stephanie Smith

Thank you for reading my article! Here is some quick information about myself. I am a Communication Studies major with an emphasis in Mass Media. I am a Journalism minor and my goal one day is to work for ESPN or Fox Sports 1. Jesus Christ is number one in my life and I love my family with all my heart. I am a sports fanatic and I enjoy writing articles with a positive flare. Stay tuned for more of my posts and feel free to comment.

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Roll. dip. fry. eat! French toast with a twist

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Roll. dip. fry. eat! French toast with a twist

There is an epic breakfast showdown between pancakes and French toast and today French toast won. This is French toast with a spin. Who would have guessed flattening bread and rolling it up with Nutella and bananas would be such a simple yet scrumptious treat? You do not even have to make it for breakfast. […]

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Recipe: Strawberry cheesecake bites

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Recipe: Strawberry cheesecake bites

Spring is in the air and that means strawberry season is right around the corner.  I love biting into a fresh juicy strawberry.  The explosion of sweet strawberry juice sends my taste buds wild. These little bites are great for a light and healthy snack. Just be careful, because they are addicting. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. […]

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Amazing oven recipe: Root vegetable medley

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
Amazing oven recipe: Root vegetable medley

When I was growing up I hated vegetables. Literally, if it even looked like a vegetable I did not touch it. Then somewhere along the way my taste buds changed. How it happened I have no clue but one day I tried a some vegetables for like the hundredth time thinking that I was going […]

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Black and blue Super Bowl review

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Black and blue Super Bowl review

It’s a black and blue day for Panther nation. Black and blue from the hurt of losing in the biggest game of the season. It is not just from the loss but from the way they lost. The Panthers did not look like the energetic, passionate and confident team that people grew accustomed to seeing […]

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Healthy breakfast on the go: PB&J protein shake

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Healthy breakfast on the go: PB&J protein shake

When I wake up in the morning my stomach is roaring, not just a little kitty meow but like a roaring lion. My first thought is what should I eat? I need something healthy and let’s be honest, living on campus makes it difficult to do. Most students go to Crown Commons and indulge in […]

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What to watch for on Super Bowl Sunday

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
What to watch for on Super Bowl Sunday

Everyone wants to talk about what the Panthers need to do on offense and defense in order to win the Super Bowl; however, let’s go beyond the numbers and look at three intangible elements that will affect the game. Cam Newton’s smile Cam Newton has a huge smile and he has the potential to set […]

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Five recipes for Super Bowl success

| February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Five recipes for Super Bowl success

When you are having a party, the food makes it or breaks it.  In order to ensure that your Super Bowl party is a success try these five essential recipes that will leave your friends coming back for more. First things first, you are going to need chips and dip.  Most parties have typical store […]

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Carolina Panthers’ 3 keys to a Super Bowl run

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Carolina Panthers’ 3 keys to a Super Bowl run

The Carolina Panthers are having a magical season. Sparked by the play and leadership of Cam Newton, the Panthers have their eyes not only on the NFC divisional game, but the Super Bowl as well. Here are three keys to Panthers bringing home the Lombardi trophy:  Keeping the momentum The Carolina Panthers started the game […]

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The 49ers fall short against the Catamounts

| March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
The 49ers fall short against the Catamounts

The Charlotte 49ers softball team faced Western Carolina University for a doubleheader on Wednesday, March 25 at D.L. Phillips Complex. Charlotte came into the match having scored 26 runs in their four wins last week and looked to continue their hot hitting; however, they were held to only one run in a 5-1 Catamount victory […]

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Niners blast 17 runs against Maryland Eastern Shore

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners blast 17 runs against Maryland Eastern Shore

The Charlotte 49ers baseball team ended a seven game losing skid with a 17-5 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore (5-11) on Tuesday, March 17 at Hayes Stadium. Brandon Vogler (0-0, 2.40 ERA) took the mound for his second start of the season but was replaced by Matt Horkey (1-1, 8.44 ERA) after three innings. The Niners’ bats came […]

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Niners bats go cold in a loss to No. 10 Rice

| March 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Niners bats go cold in a loss to No. 10 Rice

The Charlotte 49ers (4-3, 0-1) fell short in a 4-2 loss in their Conference-USA opener against the No. 10 Rice Owls (9-6, 1-0) on Friday afternoon at Hayes Stadium. The Niners had opportunities to put more runs on the board but a lack of timely hitting resulted in a tough loss against a great opponent. “We […]

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49ers drop an overtime thriller against Western Kentucky

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers drop an overtime thriller against Western Kentucky

The Charlotte 49ers (13-17, 6-11) were defeated 88-84 in an overtime thriller by Western Kentucky (19-10, 12-5) on Thursday evening inside Halton Arena. The Hilltoppers had four players in double digits and they attacked the 49ers from all facets of the floor. Charlotte won the tip and started to lock down defensively when they forced […]

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Women’s basketball comeback falls short at Louisiana Tech

| February 20, 2015 | 1 Comment
Women’s basketball comeback falls short at Louisiana Tech

The Charlotte 49ers (10-15) women’s basketball team traveled to Louisiana Tech (13-12) on Thursday, Feb. 19 to take on the Lady Techsters. The 49ers had a stellar first half, but the Lady Techsters stormed from behind to capture their 13th win of the season as the 49ers fell 71-61. At the start of the game Charlotte was […]

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The 49ers cruise to their third straight victory

| February 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
The 49ers cruise to their third straight victory

After drilling 15 runs against Ohio in the opening game of the First Pitch Classic, Charlotte (3-1) faced Army (2-5) in their second game of the tournament. Charlotte dominated the game from the pitchers circle to the batter’s box winning 8-3 over the Black Knights. Charlotte’s starting pitcher was Mackenzie Hauser and she dueled Army’s […]

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49ers blast 15 runs in a win over Ohio

| February 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers blast 15 runs in a win over Ohio

Frigid temperatures in Charlotte forced the 49ers to move their First Pitch Classic to Friday, Feb. 13 and Saturday, Feb. 14. Charlotte (2-1) took the field against Ohio (3-3) in their first game of the tournament. The 49ers were coming off an impressive 10-2 win against Gardner-Webb. Charlotte’s offensive fire power exploded again as they […]

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Women’s tennis earns a sweep over Presbyterian

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Women’s tennis earns a sweep over Presbyterian

The Charlotte 49ers women’s tennis team opened their season with a three-match homestand on Wednesday against Presbyterian. The last time these two schools faced off was in 2001. Charlotte has dominated the all-time series 7-2. After coming off a loss to Liberty, Charlotte rose to the challenge as they faced the undefeated Presbyterian squad. The 49ers […]

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Sigmon reaches milestone in loss to UAB

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sigmon reaches milestone in loss to UAB

After coming off of a road sweep in Texas, the Charlotte 49ers’ (7-11, 3-3) hot streak was snapped on Thursday night by University of Alabama at Birmingham (9-8, 3-3). The Blazers defeated Charlotte 60-52, earning their first win against the 49ers since 2001. “Very disappointed in our effort tonight. I think tonight was a direct […]

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49ers women fall to No. 25 Western Kentucky

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers women fall to No. 25 Western Kentucky

Western Kentucky commanded the game from the opening tip to the final buzzer. They beat the 49ers 70-61 showing why they are a nationally ranked team. Both teams traded baskets for the first five minutes of intense back and forth play as neither Charlotte nor Western Kentucky was able to get into an offensive rhythm. Western Kentucky was […]

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49ers fall short against No. 1 South Carolina

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
49ers fall short against No. 1 South Carolina

The Charlotte 49ers (1-7) women’s basketball team traveled to South Carolina (7-0) on Thursday, Dec. 4 to take on the No. 1 Gamecocks.  South Carolina was eyeing win number seven while Charlotte was looking to end their losing skid with a marquee win.  Ultimately, the Gamecocks continued their winning streak by beating the 49ers 82-61. […]

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