The nation’s second oldest African American conference, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), will hold its 71st annual basketball tournament in the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte. Men’s tournament play will kickoff on Tuesday, February 23 through Saturday, February 27. Championship games begin at 4 p.m. with women’s play while the men’s game starts […]
North Carolina A&T men’s basketball coach Cy Alexander has resigned his position effective immediately. Associate head coach Jay Joyner will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season, Director of Athletics Earl M. Hilton III announced on Friday, Jan. 29. Joyner made his Division I head coaching debut last Saturday when the […]
CHARLOTTE – Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more, and linebacker Luke Kuechly and safeties Kurt Coleman and Tre Boston came up with two takeaways apiece as the Carolina Panthers claimed the final coveted spot in Super Bowl 50 with a 49-15 triumph over the Arizona Cardinals at Bank of America […]
WINSTON-SALEM – Despite 20-point scoring efforts from seniors Devin Thomas and Codi Miller-McIntyre, the Wake Forest men’s basketball team fell, 91-75, to No. 14-ranked Duke in its first home ACC game of the season on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the LJVM Coliseum. The reigning NCAA champion Blue Devils improved to 13-2 with a 2-0 league […]
The Spartans came one point shy of matching a program record for points scored with a 103-56 win over NCCU.
Northwest Lady Vikings are repeat champs The Northwest Guilford Vikings won their second consecutive HAECO Invitational girls’ basketball tournament with a 47-32 win over the Page Pirates. Viking senior Hayley Barber won her second consecutive MVP award while also being named to the All-Tournament team. Barber and Morgan Pointer both scored 11 points apiece to […]
ATLANTA – There is a saying that permeates inside the Bryan Fitness and Wellness Center and Aggie Stadium on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University. If something good happens, keep paying. If something bad happens, keep playing. There was plenty of good and bad that happened to N.C. A&T during the inaugural Air […]
Quarterback James Smith had a big game for Mallard Creek (Charlotte). He lead the Mavericks to a 49-6 victory over Page in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s state 4-AA football championship game played at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh. Mallard Creek led 7-0 after one quarter but capitalized on six Page turnovers to score […]
The unbeaten Charlotte Catholic Cougars (15-0) ended any hopes of the Dudley Panthers (13-2) playing for a state championship with a 17-8 victory at Tarpley Stadium Friday, Dec. 4. The Cougars scored first and capitalized on a Dudley bad snap over the kicker’s head. The Panthers’ defense held the Cougars to a 39-yard field goal. […]
All three area teams are now just one game away from reaching the state championship.