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Niners drop heartbreaker to Aggies, 35-31

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners drop heartbreaker to Aggies, 35-31

The Charlotte 49ers played their hearts out in their in-state shootout with NC A&T, but they ultimately fell 35-31 after coming back from an 18-point deficit. The Aggies scored three touchdowns in the first half, and got a huge defensive stop late in the fourth quarter that ultimately sealed the deal. A&T quarterback Lamar Raynard […]

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49ers tie Phoenix in overtime

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers tie Phoenix in overtime

The Charlotte 49ers (2-1-1) were unable to secure a win over Elon (3-0-2), finishing play with a 1-1 draw in double overtime. A goal by Teddy Chaouche in the 32nd minute of play, through the effort of Joe Brito with a cross from inside the box to Daniel Bruce who then kicked the ball back […]

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49ers Football struggling early in 2017

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
49ers Football struggling early in 2017

With the first two weeks of college football complete, the Charlotte 49ers hold an 0-2 record and the team has struggled to find a rhythm on offense and defense. The first week of the season saw the 49ers travel to Eastern Michigan to take on the Eagles. Quarterback Hassan Klugh flashed his dual-threat potential with […]

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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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Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

| August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte shoots past Greensboro

Charlotte women’s soccer opened their home season with a 1-0 win against UNC Greensboro (0-2) Monday night at Transamerica field. The 49ers (1-1) played in front of the stadium’s second largest crowd in the venue’s 22-year history. The 1,212 fans were there to witness head coach John Cullen claim his 200th career win. “It’s important to get […]

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Life through Rose colored glasses

| August 18, 2017 | 1 Comment
Life through Rose colored glasses

When she was a child, Judy Rose dreamed of coaching women’s basketball and teach physical education. Fast forward to current day and Rose now occupies a spacious office overlooking Halton Arena and has been the athletic director for Charlotte for 27 years now. The Blacksburg, S.C. native has seen the 49ers through three conference changes, […]

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Nichting goes to the Orioles

| June 13, 2017 | 1 Comment
Nichting goes to the Orioles

In the ninth round of the MLB Draft T.J. Nichting was taken by the Baltimore Orioles, adding to the list of 49ers taken in the draft Tuesday afternoon. The senior outfielder was second in Conference-USA in the batting average category, stouting a .367 at the conclusion of the 2017 season. Nichting recorded 92 hits, 15 doubles, […]

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A year in review

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
A year in review

The 2016-2017 school year was one for the books for Charlotte athletics. Take a look back at some of the highlights for the various teams. Football Entering into the 2016 season, the Charlotte 49ers’ football team had a 10-game losing streak on their backs. This was extended to 11 games after falling 70-14 against a […]

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Larry Ogunjobi Makes History

| April 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Larry Ogunjobi Makes History

“With the 65th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns and the Dawg Pound select Larry Ogunjobi.” Those words muttered by former Brown’s wide receiver Josh Cribbs created history at UNC Charlotte Friday night, as Ogunjobi is now the first Charlotte football player to be selected in the NFL Draft. “It hasn’t really […]

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Spring Game showcases growth

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Spring Game showcases growth

This past Saturday marked the fifth annual Spring Game for the Charlotte 49ers football program. It offered players a platform to show their improvements from the offseason. The game featured four quarters of the offense, in white, going against the defense, in green, using a modified scoring system. While traditional points were awarded for touchdowns, […]

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The Spring rush

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Spring rush

Spring practices have been going on since mid-March and are being topped off by the Spring game this Saturday, April 22.  The game allows players the opportunity to gear up and show the fan base what they have been working on over the offseason. From new coaches, a tough schedule and faces to watch for, […]

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Distance makes the bonds grow stronger

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Distance makes the bonds grow stronger

There is a love-hate relationship between students and the college experience. There’s love for the freedom, the people you meet, the opportunities that open up; and a hate for the busy schedules, the constant homework and missing family. After moving out of the house as a freshman, some students choose to only see their families […]

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Youthfulness Sure to Pay off for Niners

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Youthfulness Sure to Pay off for Niners

The landscape of college sports is changing. In basketball and football, for example, it is rare to see seniors playing in prominent roles in the new era of declaring early for the draft. Many baseball players declare early as well. However, it’s a known fact that senior leadership and experience is invaluable and can’t be […]

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Niners fall to Winthrop, 3-2

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Niners fall to Winthrop, 3-2

The Charlotte 49ers fell to the Winthrop Eagles, 3-2 Tuesday night at Mariam-Hayes Stadium. The 49ers held a 2-0 lead heading into the top of the ninth and then surrendered three runs that ultimately led to their defeat. In the second inning, senior TJ Nichting connected with his first hit of the game and landed […]

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