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Laia Raventós: Sensación Española

| November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Laia Raventós: Sensación Española

Una noche de Octubre, en el Halton Arena durante el anual “Basketball Madness,” la nueva jugadora española de los 49ers, Laia Raventós, entra en el foco de atención como una desconocida delante de la “Nación Niner” que la recibe con aclamaciones entusiásticas y aplausos enfáticos. Ella mide 5′ 7″, su enderezado cabello castaño brilla en la vibrante luz […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte’s road to another C-USA title

| November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte’s road to another C-USA title

Another Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer regular season is in the books and for the 31st time in school history, the 49ers will play in the conference postseason tournament. However, this year’s competition has slightly more meaning to it as Transamerica Field’s lustrous lights will illuminate the faultlessly trimmed green pitch. Your official 2015 #CUSAMSOC Champ […]

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Player Performance Analysis: Grace Hunter vs. Saint Leo

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Player Performance Analysis: Grace Hunter vs. Saint Leo

The Charlotte 49ers tipped off their forthcoming season nearly doubling their opponent, Saint Leo, in points Friday night. The team donning the brand new, clean white jerseys looked more than confident in 40 minutes of play. Charlotte’s second-highest scorer from the previous season graduated in the Spring, leaving a void of nearly 11 points per […]

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Charlotte dominates Saint Leo in exhibition matchup

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Charlotte dominates Saint Leo in exhibition matchup

The Charlotte 49ers hosted the Saint Leo Lions Friday night. The 49ers came out strong in this exhibition game defeating the Lions 84-47. Charlotte dominated the Lions with scores from Alexis Alexander and Lefty Webster to put the 49ers the lead in the first quarter and they never looked back. Grace Hunter, Kenya Olley and Laia Raventós also contributed points […]

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49ers drown Seahawks in home finale

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers drown Seahawks in home finale

Behind goals from Kyle Parker, Brandt Bronico and Maclean Holbrook, the 49ers capped off their final home game of the regular season in style on a rainy Tuesday night, defeating UNC Wilmington. The 49ers entered halftime down a goal to the Seahawks after UNC Wilmington’s forward Daniel Escobar headed in a cross past Charlotte goalkeeper […]

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Halloween night haunts the 49ers

| November 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Halloween night haunts the 49ers

As the time ticked down in the second half of play, down by one goal, Charlotte’s Kyle Parker dove to meet a cross from Brandt Bronico, emphatically heading it past Kentucky’s goalkeeper Callum Irving. Despite Parker’s dramatic, equalizing goal in the final minute of regulation, the 49ers fell the 16th-ranked Wildcats in extra time. “I […]

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Emotional Senior Night ends in triumph

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Emotional Senior Night ends in triumph

The Charlotte 49ers women’s soccer team capped off their season Friday night in style honoring their six graduating seniors and scoring three remarkable goals on the way to a comfortable win over FIU. Three different players contributed to the scoring for the 49ers including senior Victoria Fubara. Entering the match, Fubara had never scored for […]

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REVIEW: CHVRCHES opens every eye at the Fillmore Charlotte

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
REVIEW: CHVRCHES opens every eye at the Fillmore Charlotte

In front of a sell-out crowd Wednesday night, Scottish synth-pop trio CHVRCHES slowly emerged from the darkness. White lights glimmered as symphonic tunes graced the sound waves sending chills down the audience’s spine. The Fillmore Charlotte crowd drowned in the alluring melody as Glaswegian front-woman Lauren Mayberry appeared, shocking the crowd back to life from […]

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49ers trounce New Mexico

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
49ers trounce New Mexico

Led by Brandt Bronico and Kyle Parker, the Charlotte 49ers picked up their fifth consecutive win Tuesday night on the road in New Mexico. Win the 2-0 shutout over New Mexico, Charlotte holds onto their first place stop atop the C-USA standings with only three games remaining. Also, Charlotte controls their own destiny as they […]

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Charlotte Nights: The Ballad of Dylan Lupton

| October 28, 2015 | 1 Comment
Charlotte Nights: The Ballad of Dylan Lupton

Dylan Lupton, an ambitious 21-year-old college student attending the University of North Carolina at Charlotte lives a double life; half student, half professional Nascar driver. Lupton is a finance major born and raised in Sacramento, Calif. Currently placing in the top 10 for almost every race this season, Lupton competes in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, which […]

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Harvick causes controversy in NASCAR’s elimination race at Talladega

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Harvick causes controversy in NASCAR’s elimination race at Talladega

NASCAR may have gotten more drama than it bargained for in Sunday’s running of the Camping World 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Aside from the white knuckle pack racing that the 2.66-mile track creates, it was an elimination race, putting added stress on the teams that were racing for one of the seven remaining spots in […]

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Beatty delivers again, secures draw at UTSA

| October 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Beatty delivers again, secures draw at UTSA

Charlotte’s Rebecca Beatty delivered again for the 49ers, scoring the team’s only goal in a Sunday matinee showdown with the University of Texas at San Antonio. Beatty’s first half goal secured a draw for Charlotte on the road. Beatty stationed herself near the top of the Roadrunners’ 18-yard box while Martha Thomas drove down the […]

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McCallister delivers late, 49ers defeat UTEP

| October 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
McCallister delivers late, 49ers defeat UTEP

Behind game-changing second half performances from Rebecca Beatty and Megan McCallister, the 49ers fought back from a one goal deficit Friday night to beat UTEP in conference play. “Absolutely superb performance from the girls,” Charlotte head coach John Cullen said. “It was an excruciating long day to get here. Two flights, flight delays and going […]

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Fantasy Football Week 7: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fantasy Football Week 7: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

Week seven of the NFL season is around the corner. The realm of fantasy football seems to get trickier week-by-week. There will be players that dominate their position each week in scoring, such as Devonta Freeman or Tom Brady. But then there are players that are hard to predict their outcome. Take for example Eddie Lacy, […]

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