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Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

Charlotte women’s soccer opened their home season with a 1-0 win against UNC Greensboro (0-2) Monday night at Transamerica field. The 49ers (1-1) played in front of the stadium’s second largest crowd in the venue’s 22-year history. The 1,212 fans were there to witness head coach John Cullen claim his 200th career win. “It’s important to get […]

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49er Football: Offseason Report

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
49er Football: Offseason Report

A lot of things have changed around the Judy Rose Football Center, and fans, players and coaches alike are hoping that these adjustments will lead to more wins. Out With the Old, In With the New At the conclusion of the 49ers’ 4-8 season, many questions surrounded the players. The inaugural 2012 redshirt senior class, […]

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Life through Rose colored glasses

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Life through Rose colored glasses

When she was a child, Judy Rose dreamed of coaching women’s basketball and teach physical education. Fast forward to current day and Rose now occupies a spacious office overlooking Halton Arena and has been the athletic director for Charlotte for 27 years now. The Blacksburg, S.C. native has seen the 49ers through three conference changes, […]

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Men’s soccer returns to the field

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Men’s soccer returns to the field

For the past two seasons, the men’s soccer program has fallen in the second round of the NCAA tournament. This season, they look to break their trend and that pursuit begins on Aug. 15 when the squad plays the first of their two exhibition games. As the new season begins, junior Callum Montgomery keeps the […]

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Preseason hopes

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Preseason hopes

Women’s soccer has set the bar high for themselves. The squad was crowned the Conference USA champions after winning the tournament in Charlotte last season, then went on to compete in their first NCAA tournament under head coach John Cullen. Though the group was knocked out in the first round by Duke, it left the […]

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Ryan Blaney moves to Team Penske

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ryan Blaney moves to Team Penske

On Wednesday morning, Team Penske announced that it will be adding a third car to it’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series fleet, and Ryan Blaney will be behind the wheel. The High Point, NC native has spent the last few years on loan racing for Wood Brothers Racing, a team that shares a technical alliance […]

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NASCAR’s ‘silliest’ Silly Season is brewing

| July 11, 2017 | 3 Comments
NASCAR’s ‘silliest’ Silly Season is brewing

Got your mind cleared? If not, try your best to do so. You are going to need to be fully focused to be able to keep track of all the rumors racing around NASCAR right now. With eighteen races down and eight remaining in the regular season, many would think people would be talking about […]

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Kevin Harvick sweeps Sonoma races

| June 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kevin Harvick sweeps Sonoma races

Kevin Harvick couldn’t have asked for a better race weekend at Sonoma Raceway. The driver of the No.4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet was one of three drivers with a unique shot at capturing two trophies this weekend at the 1.99-mile course; and that’s exactly what he did. In a sort of throwback adventure, Harvick entered into Saturday’s […]

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Jarrett to join Nichting in Baltimore

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Jarrett to join Nichting in Baltimore

In the 28th round of the 2017 MLB Draft Zach Jarrett is set to join T.J. Nichting with the Baltimore Orioles. Jarrett was the only 49er to go in the final day of the draft, to cap off an impressive draft for Charlotte. The four Niners selected by pro teams ties the school record, occuring […]

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Nichting goes to the Orioles

| June 13, 2017 | 1 Comment
Nichting goes to the Orioles

In the ninth round of the MLB Draft T.J. Nichting was taken by the Baltimore Orioles, adding to the list of 49ers taken in the draft Tuesday afternoon. The senior outfielder was second in Conference-USA in the batting average category, stouting a .367 at the conclusion of the 2017 season. Nichting recorded 92 hits, 15 doubles, […]

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Laws to the Blue Jays

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Laws to the Blue Jays

Colton Laws became the second Charlotte player to be taken in the MLB Draft Tuesday afternoon when the Toronto Blue Jays selected the pitcher in the seventh round, 219th pick overall. The right-handed starter led Conference-USA in ERA after the 2017 season with a 1.87, throwing 96.1 innings, allowing 20 earned runs and fanning 94 batters. […]

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Netzer drafted in third round by Red Sox

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Netzer drafted in third round by Red Sox

Brett Netzer became the fourth highest 49er taken in the MLB draft on Tuesday afternoon when he was selected in the third round, 101st pick overall, by the Boston Red Sox. Netzer is the first player selected this season from Conference USA. Netzer finished the 2017 season with a .342 batting average that included 16 […]

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Kevin Harvick fastest so far in Charlotte

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kevin Harvick fastest so far in Charlotte

There’s fast, and then there’s Freaky Fast – Kevin Harvick proved just that on Thursday evening in Monster Energy Cup qualifying at Charlotte Motor Speedway. NASCAR has descended upon their home track in Concord, NC for one of the sport’s biggest race weekends of the year. Tradition, speed, and patriotism all collide together on this […]

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Tournament time

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tournament time

Though classes are out for the summer, the baseball team is still hard at work. After sweeping Marshall in the final weekend of the regular season, the team qualified for the Conference USA tournaments. Baseball finished the season tied for third in a competitive C-USA, earning a four-seed behind Southern Miss, ODU and FAU. The team […]

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