• UNC Asheville Bulldogs Fall 10-9 at USC Upstate in 12 Innings
  • Holba Tosses Six Scoreless Frames, Riles And Yorgen Combine To Drive In Seven Runs
  • Frisbee Garners SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week Accolades
  • Paul Soliai: 10 Year NFL Vet Released
  • Carolina Panthers Part Ways With Tolbert

ECU Women’s Basketball Falls to Memphis 72-50 in Midweek Matchup

Memphis, Tenn. – East Carolina (10-16) lost to Memphis (12-12) on the road, 72-50, Wednesday night for the Pirates tenth-straight loss in American Athletic Conference play. The Tigers were led by Taylor Williams and Cheyenne Creighton who each scored 19 points. Kristen Gaffney led ECU with 13 points marking the fourth time in five games as the Pirates’ leading scorer. Every member of the Purple and Gold’s squad scored for…

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Thomas scores 1,000th point, McDevitt picks up 75th win in Bulldog victory over Presbyterian

  ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Junior Guard Ahmad Thomas scored his 1,000th career point in the dominating 89-48 UNC Asheville men’s basketball Big South Conference victory over Presbyterian on Wednesday evening at Kimmel Arena. Asheville (21-7, 13-2 Big South Conference) led from start-to-finish in a game in which they commenced the contest on a 10-0 run. The Bulldogs would lead by 21 at 41-20 at the halftime break. The second half would also be all…

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Golden Spikes Award Watch List Announced

DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball unveiled its 55-player preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Wednesday, beginning the process of identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country for the 2017 season. The list includes 13 players from the ACC, tied for the most from any conference.   The 40th Golden Spikes Award will be presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation on June 29 in Los Angeles….

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Men’s Basketball Tops Armstrong State In Key PBC Road Tilt

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The UNC Pembroke men’s basketball team shot better than 53 percent in the second half and scored 24 points off of 20 offensive rebounds on the way to a 93-81 road win over Armstrong State on Wednesday evening at Alumni Arena. It was the fifth-straight victory for UNCP (19-7, 12-5 PBC) who moved back into a tie with Augusta atop the Peach Belt Conference standings with two…

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Swimming Opens CCSA Championships with Record-Breaking Performance

ATHENS, Ga. – The UNC Asheville swimming team posted solid performances on the opening day of the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) Swimming and Diving Championships. The evening was highlighted by the 800 Free Relay breaking the school record by more than three seconds and featured several strong performances from individuals. The Bulldogs are currently seventh with 98 points. BULLDOG BITES SCHOOL RECORD 800 FREE RELAY: Morgan Rulevich (1:52.00), Alejandra Sanchez Garcia (1:52.69), Adee Weller (1:52.32) and Skylar…

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Armstrong State Squeaks By Women’s Basketball In Overtime

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Junior Nyla Allen knocked down a 3-pointer with 10 seconds to play in overtime to put the UNC Pembroke women’s basketball squad up two, but Armstrong State’s Machala Raymonville returned the favor at the other end with 2.9 ticks on the clock to ice the 73-72 Pirate victory Wednesday evening at Alumni Arena. The road setback is the fifth straight of its kind for the Braves (15-9,…

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Locklear Named To Peach Belt Conference All-Academic Team

AUGUSTA, Ga. – UNC Pembroke women’s basketball senior Avery Locklear has been awarded a spot on the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) All-Academic squad, the league office announced Wednesday. Locklear, a Landis, North Carolina native, is one of 25 league women’s basketball players laureled with 2016-17 all-academic status. She owns a perfect 4.0 GPA while majoring in history at UNCP. This marks the ninth-consecutive season at least one Black & Gold…

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NASCAR Becomes First Sports League To Launch DeskSite Video App

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 15, 2017) –- Just in time for the 2017 DAYTONA 500®, NASCAR and DeskSite jointly announced today the official launch of the NASCAR DeskSite, an interactive and personalized video app that delivers premium, high-definition video content on-demand to NASCAR fans – for free.+*–   NASCAR is the first professional sports league to launch DeskSite, which has partnerships with individual NFL, NHL and MLS team franchises.   Described…

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UNC Asheville: Starting Rotation for Season-Opening Series at Samford Announced

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – UNC Asheville head baseball coach Scott Friedholm released his starting pitching rotation for the opening series at Samford, Wednesday morning. Freshman Greg Gasparro will get the nod for Friday’s season-opener while redshirt sophomore Ryan Tapp will get the ball Saturday. Senior Spencer Orr will close things out for Asheville on Sunday. “We are excited about our pitching staff’s depth this year, but these three individuals have earned the opportunity to be the starters this weekend,” Friedholm…

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Derek Brunson Loses Controversial Decision To Anderson Silva

The co-headliner of the UFC 208 event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn N.Y. featuredWilmington, North Carolina native Derek Brunson facing MMA legend Anderson “The Spider”Silva. Brunson took the fight against the former UFC Middleweight Champion on three weeks notice and put on a very competitive three-round performance. The statistics from the bout showed that Brunson took down Silva twice and out landed him 118-54 in total strikes. Many fans…

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