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Kyle Larson sweeps the weekend in California

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kyle Larson sweeps the weekend in California

Kyle Larson entered Sunday’s race at Auto Club Speedway riding a three race streak of runner-up finishes, but after 400 miles of racing, he’s finally able to take off the bridesmaids dress. Larson led the field to the green flag in Sunday’s Auto Club 400, and it didn’t take long for the action to start […]

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Kyle Larson on pole for Sunday’s California race

| March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kyle Larson on pole for Sunday’s California race

Kyle Larson’s goal for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 is to break his streak of second-place finishes. In the first four races of the 2017 season, the Elk Grove, CA native just hasn’t been able to seal the deal. But he will have a good shot at doing so on Sunday. In Friday evening’s Monster Energy […]

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Baseball gets dismantled by Wake Forest

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball gets dismantled by Wake Forest

The Charlotte 49ers (13-8) had no response for the Wake Forest (16-6) offense, losing 13-4 in a game that took over 24 hours to complete due to rain and lighting Tuesday night at BB&T Ballpark, forcing the teams to finish the last 6.2 innings at Charlotte’s Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium. With runners at first […]

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Will NASCAR once again find its March Madness in California?

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Will NASCAR once again find its March Madness in California?

Car chases and bumper-to-bumper traffic don’t normally come to mind when one ponders the positives of life in California. But when NASCAR rolls into town, thousands of racing enthusiasts couldn’t be anymore pleased. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is set to invade Southern California this weekend for the 20th annual Auto Club 400 at […]

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Haley Wiseman is Pitch Perfect

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Haley Wiseman is Pitch Perfect

On Friday, Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m., history was made at the D.L. Phillips Softball Complex. It wasn’t the highest scoring game by the Charlotte 49ers, nor was it the most intense softball game held in the complex. It was, however,  a huge day for junior pitcher, Haley Wiseman. Not only did she throw a no-hitter […]

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Ogunjobi talks character and process

| March 21, 2017 | 1 Comment
Ogunjobi talks character and process

Some people wait their entire life to get the opportunity to showcase their talents in front of scouts to someday get drafted and play at the highest level the sport has to offer. Charlotte’s Larry Ogunjobi received that chance on March 5 in Indianapolis, becoming the first 49er to partake in the NFL Combine, before […]

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By a long shot

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
By a long shot

Victoria Merriweather entered the history books for Charlotte athletics after recording a third place finish in the NCAA National Championships for weight throws, holding the best finish by a female athlete in program history. After transferring high schools her sophomore year, Merriweather’s new track coach told her she would be a thrower. The senior track […]

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Softball’s harrowing weekend against Marshall

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Softball’s harrowing weekend against Marshall

The Charlotte 49ers softball team had a disappointing weekend, being swept by conference foe Marshall in three games. The first game on Saturday started out promising, but ended with the Herd (20-4, 6-0 C-USA) taking home the close victory of 2-3 in the last inning. The 49ers (16-13, 1-5 C-USA) fell yet again to their […]

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Baseball Goes 2-1 in FIU Series

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball Goes 2-1 in FIU Series

The Charlotte 49ers travelled down to Miami for a series with the Panthers of Florida International University, and the team will return home victorious. After losing the second game of the back-to-back-to-back contests, Charlotte built a big lead and held on in the last game, 8-7, to win the series 2-1. Game 1: Charlotte 4, […]

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Charlotte baseball pours it on UNC Asheville at home

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte baseball pours it on UNC Asheville at home

The Charlotte offense clicked on all cylinders Tuesday night against UNC Asheville, cranking out a season-high 17 hits and 14 runs at Robert and Mariam Hayes Stadium, backed by a 4-for-5 day at the plate for Zach Jarrett, including a two-run home run and career-high five RBI. “Guys came ready to play,” head coach Loren […]

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Transfer chronicles

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Transfer chronicles

American Legion Post 82 in Shelby, North Carolina. That’s where you could have likely found Charlotte’s third baseman Jackson Mims in high school. Shelby, according to Mims, is “known for their baseball and barbecue.” Although barbecue in Shelby is delicious, head coach Loren Hibbs is happy Mims wanted a future in playing baseball rather than […]

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The power of FCA

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
The power of FCA

As the clock ticks near 8 p.m. on Monday nights, a room within the Judy Rose Athletic Center fills with the sound of excited chatter. The room becomes silent as the lights dim and faint strums of a guitar are heard. For 45 minutes each week, a group of Charlotte students pause their school lives, […]

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Charlotte battles back in three- game series at LA Tech

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte battles back in three- game series at LA Tech

The 49ers  (16-10, 1-2 C-USA) weathered the winter storm and headed to Ruston, Louisiana to take on the Lady Techsters (16-9, 2-1 C-USA) in their first conference match of the season. Charlotte struggled early, unable to score during either game in Friday’s double header but rallied back to win the series finale on Saturday. Game One: […]

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Fight ensues after wild finish in Las Vegas

| March 12, 2017 | 1 Comment
Fight ensues after wild finish in Las Vegas

As the laps winded down in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Kobalt 400, it seemed as if Brad Keselowski was going to cruise to his second-straight victory in Las Vegas. But in true NASCAR fashion, the race wasn’t going to be over until the checkered flag flew. With two laps to go in Sunday’s […]

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Are there spies in NASCAR?

| March 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Are there spies in NASCAR?

Is there espionage taking place in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage? Rodney Childers believes so. The crew chief of the No.4 Mobil 1 Annual Protection Ford in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series posted a picture to Instagram on Saturday evening of a fan atop the Neon Garage at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. […]

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Baseball loses 2-of-3 to No.8 ECU

| March 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Baseball loses 2-of-3 to No.8 ECU

The Charlotte 49ers (10-6) lost 2-of-3 to the No.8-ranked East Carolina Pirates (12-4) over the weekend in Greenville, North Carolina, despite winning the first game 2-0 and then coming back from a six-run deficit in the second game to send it in to extra innings. Game 1 Colton Laws got the start Friday night against […]

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Women’s basketball falls in C-USA quarterfinals to LA Tech

| March 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Women’s basketball falls in C-USA quarterfinals to LA Tech

The fifth-seeded Charlotte 49ers (21-10) couldn’t find their shot against Louisiana Tech (18-12) Thursday night in the Conference USA Quarterfinals, losing 66-55 to the fourth-seeded Lady Techsters inside Bartow Arena. Senior guard Ciara Gregory led all scorers with 17 points, including five makes from behind the three-point line. With Gregory’s third three of the game, […]

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Brad Keselowski grabs the pole in Sin City

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Brad Keselowski grabs the pole in Sin City

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has traveled out to Las Vegas for the first of three races on the West Coast, and Brad Keselowski picked up right where he left off on the East Coast. Qualifying for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway took place on Friday evening. Keselowski and his No.2 […]

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PREVIEW: Charlotte squares off with Louisiana Tech

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
PREVIEW: Charlotte squares off with Louisiana Tech

The Charlotte 49ers women’s basketball made it past Marshall in the opening round of the conference tournament and now are slated to face Louisiana Tech in the quarterfinals. Last Time  Charlotte has seen the Lady Techsters once before this season when they traveled down to Baton Rouge and lost 80-54. The senior duo of Ciara […]

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Men’s basketball loses heartbreaker to UAB in first round

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Men’s basketball loses heartbreaker to UAB in first round

Jon Davis and Andrien White combined for 49 of Charlotte’s 73 points but it was not enough to complete the second half comeback in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament, falling to UAB 73-74 inside Legacy Arena. “It was an extremely good basketball game,” head coach Mark Price said. “Our guys kept playing, […]

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