Tag: Judy Rose

Charlotte 49ers’ fans demand changes to athletics

| November 30, 2017 | 14 Comments
Charlotte 49ers’ fans demand changes to athletics

Four years ago, the first Charlotte football team walked out onto the field of the Jerry Richardson Stadium. The team took the win, 52-7, against the Campbell Camels. A sea of green in the stadium raved with each touchdown. At that inaugural game, hopes were high for the Charlotte 49ers but they didn’t last long. […]

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The woman behind it all

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
The woman behind it all

For many college athletic programs across the country, men have typically held the Athletic Director position since the beginning of time. It wasn’t even until the early 1970s that Title IX, the law to ensure that there would be no discrimination on the basis of sex in any education program, was passed.  Though passed, many […]

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National Signing Day – Niner History in the Making

| February 1, 2012 | 2 Comments
National Signing Day – Niner History in the Making

The Charlotte 49er football program made history Wednesday, as the first class of the 2013 program was named. Will Thomas, dominant wide receiver from Hampstead, N.C. (Topsail H.S.) wanted to be the first 49er to sign with the program, and he did just that. As Thomas’ time-stamped fax shows, 7:02 a.m. became a time to […]

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