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Slow start dooms Niners against USM

| November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Slow start dooms Niners against USM

Kwadra Gibbs completed 20 of his 27 passes for 221 yards and a score, Ito Smith rushed for 154 yards and three touchdowns, and the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (7-4, 5-2) simply could not stop scoring on the way to a 66-21 win over the Charlotte 49ers (1-10, 1-6). Smith, who got tallied his yardage […]

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Charlotte Seeks Revenge

| November 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Seeks Revenge

It’s Nov. 11, a day to remember the sacrifices that veterans have made for American citizens. On today, the Niners will honor military members and their families prior to taking on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. The team is looking to bounce back after a road loss to Old Dominion and is searching for their […]

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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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Monarchs outmuscle Niners, 6-0

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Monarchs outmuscle Niners, 6-0

The Old Dominion Monarchs didn’t play pretty, but it was enough to keep their slim bowl chances alive. The Monarchs used two field goals by kicker Nick Rice and a solid defensive performance to keep the Niners at bay and win 6-0. Charlotte fell to 1-8 on the year, while ODU improved to 3-6. 49er […]

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Charlotte Travels to Old Dominion

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte Travels to Old Dominion

November has finally come, and the Niners hope that this portion of the schedule will be more fruitful. Charlotte won their last contest, 25-24, in overtime against the UAB Blazers for their first win of the 2017 season and first ever Homecoming win. They’re hoping that they can keep the momentum rolling, as they will […]

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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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Finally, a happy homecoming for the Niners

| October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Finally, a happy homecoming for the Niners

The 49ers rallied from a 17-point deficit Saturday night against the Blazers to bring home a thrilling 24-23 overtime win. UAB dominated the first half by scoring two touchdowns while their defense held Charlotte at zero in their initial meeting. It was not until late in the third quarter that the 49ers were able to […]

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Niners to face Blazers in Homecoming showdown

| October 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners to face Blazers in Homecoming showdown

After losing last week to Western Kentucky 45-14, the Niners are back home in Charlotte to take on the UAB Blazers. For Charlotte, it’s Homecoming Weekend, and they would love nothing more than to score their first win of the season. This game will give Charlotte one more chance to gain some momentum before their […]

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Niners falter at WKU

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners falter at WKU

The Charlotte 49ers played the WKU Hilltoppers close for the first quarter, but suffered numerous injuries and surrendered 24 second-quarter points to falter 45-14 on the road. Aaron McAllister recorded his first career start at running back for the Niners, and the redshirt freshman finished with 157 yards on the ground and both of Charlotte’s […]

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Panthers set to host Niners

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Panthers set to host Niners

The Charlotte 49ers, hungry and hopeful for their first win of this season, are putting the wheels up and flying to Miami, Florida for their conference opener against the Florida International Panthers. The Niners lost to the Georgia State Panthers 28-0 in last week’s non-conference finale, but are hoping a change of scenery will help […]

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Niners Look to Get Back on Track

| September 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners Look to Get Back on Track

The Charlotte 49ers have yet to secure a victory this season, and everyone is antsy for good reason. After opening the year with two road contests, the Niners lost back-to-back games at home to close out the nonconference portion of their schedule, including a shutout loss to Georgia State. With the first in-conference game coming […]

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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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