Tag: Halton Arena

Zero waste initiative expands to Halton Arena

| February 3, 2018
Zero waste initiative expands to Halton Arena

The Zero Waste Program, a collaborative initiative between the Sustainability Office and Recycling, was piloted at three basketball games on Jan. 11, Jan. 27 and Feb. 2 in hopes the program would expand to Halton Arena. At each game, fans connected with staff and volunteers at an informational booth located near concessions. There were three […]

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Davis’ second half surge propels Charlotte past WKU

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Davis’ second half surge propels Charlotte past WKU

The Charlotte 49ers (12-14, 6-9 C-USA) came out victorious against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (13-15, 7-8 C-USA) 83-77 in Hlaton Arena Thursday night. “This was a really good win for us,” Charlotte coach Mark Price said.  “I thought for the most part, we played 40 minutes of solid basketball, [WKU] made a run in the […]

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Saving lives one pint at a time

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Saving lives one pint at a time

UNC Charlotte held its annual 49ers4Life blood drive on Jan. 24.  This is the eighth year UNC Charlotte has partnered with the American Red Cross in saving lives all over the world. The goal was to receive 800 pints of blood at this year’s drive and thanks to the help of the 1,300 students that […]

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49ers4Life blood drive to save thousands

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers4Life blood drive to save thousands

UNC Charlotte is working with the American Red Cross to potentially save thousands of lives at the eighth annual 49ers4Life blood drive on Jan. 24. The drive, which will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Halton Arena in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center, is one of the largest in the Red […]

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Men’s basketball escape Newberry at home with big run in second half

| November 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Men’s basketball escape Newberry at home with big run in second half

The Charlotte 49ers defeated the Newberry Wolves Friday night in Halton Arena 101-88 to open up the 2016-2017 season, despite trailing by 14 early in the second half to Division II Newberry. Behind three 20-point scorers, the 49ers went on a 33-3 run late in the second half, led by Jon Davis who finished with […]

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Volleyball loses in straight-sets to FAU

| October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Volleyball loses in straight-sets to FAU

The Charlotte 49ers volleyball team lost in straight-sets to the Florida Atlantic Owls (25-17, 25-20, 25-19) Sunday afternoon, coming home to a rude awakenng in just their second game back from their monthlong road trip. “We’ve run across some pretty tough Conference USA opponents early on and we’ve really showed some grit,” said Charlotte’s coach […]

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UNC Charlotte hosts 41st International Festival

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte hosts 41st International Festival

A vast number of nations and cultures consolidated to host the University’s most dynamic yearly event in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center (SAC) Sept. 24. In the light of the cultural divide brought about by this week’s incidents, the festival provided a positive outlet from the city’s turbulence that inspired unity amongst the community and […]

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UNC Charlotte welcomes class of 2020

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte welcomes class of 2020

Photos by Chris Crews The Halton Arena in the Student Activity Center was crowded with thousands of new students as UNC Charlotte faculty, alumni and  student government officials welcomed them to the University Aug. 22. Beginning at 11 a.m., the roughly hour-long ceremony hosted a series of speakers who spoke about different aspects of UNC Charlotte’s […]

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Halton Arena strikes gold with new video system

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Halton Arena strikes gold with new video system

Dale F. Halton Arena, home of the Charlotte 49ers volleyball and basketball teams, will be receiving a new Daktronics Centerhung Video System for the 2016-2017 season, enhancing the fan experience from all corners of the arena. “We are thrilled to enhance the atmosphere in Halton Arena and to deliver a larger-than-life in-game experience to Niner […]

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Relay for Life

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
Relay for Life

Cancer supporters, fighters and survivors gathered inside UNC Charlotte’s Halton Arena to attend the  Relay for Life April 1. The all-night event, running from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., is organized to raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight cancer. “It’s about having fun and celebrating those surviving, remembering those we’ve lost and […]

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Professional tennis challenge for charity

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Professional tennis challenge for charity

On Feb. 4, Halton Arena in the Student Activity Center (SAC) became the host of professional tennis player John Isner’s annual charity event, the sixth annual Ebix Charity Challenge. Isner is America’s top mens singles tennis player and is a Native of Greensboro, NC. He created the Ebix Charity Challenge after his mother Karen Isner, […]

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The all-time Charlotte men’s basketball starting five

| December 11, 2015 | 6 Comments
The all-time Charlotte men’s basketball starting five

For those who don’t know, Charlotte basketball has a rich history. Charlotte danced their way into the NCAA Tournament 11 times, including a Final Four appearance in 1977. In fact, that 1977 season was one of the best in history. Charlotte swept the regular season and conference tournament and pulled an upset against Michigan to advance to […]

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3 takeaways from Charlotte’s win over Methodist

| November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
3 takeaways from Charlotte’s win over Methodist

Monday night was the debut of a new era in Charlotte basketball. With Mark Price at the helm for his first game, the 49ers defeated Methodist University 98-73 in Halton Arena. Niner Nation was out in full force to see how the Price era would begin. Without further ado, here are our takeaway’s from Charlotte’s […]

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Charlotte sweeps North Texas

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte sweeps North Texas

A C-USA volleyball matchup Sunday afternoon would prove to be a statement game for the 49ers as they swept North Texas (14-11, 6-4 C-USA) in straight sets (25-21, 25-21, 25-22). Led by Abreia Epps, who totaled 15 kills on the afternoon, Charlotte’s volleyball team played cohesively and tough. In the first set, Charlotte was off the the races […]

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