Author: Brian Geisinger

Brian Geisinger

While he could probably do the job of the news director (who JUST got got on snapchat last week) better than him, for now Brian is working for Sports Channel 8 because he can work from home and they agreed to pay for half of his NBA League Pass. Next he’ll probably either work for his friend’s new bakery in downtown Raleigh or tend bar because at least those places he’ll meet girls. He’s also a Wake Forest fan from Guilford County who went to State.

This November Vote Kemba


  Back in April of this year, the Charlotte Hornets ran a creative marketing campaign centered around generating buzz (heh) for Kemba Walker’s push for the league’s Most Improved Player award. Now, the Most Improved Player award is kind of silly, and the criteria for potential candidates is so nebulous, but the Hornets did such an excellent job coming… Read more »

Stat Boi’s Track of the Week: Vince Staples “War Ready”


Football is back! Yay. That was quite the opening weekend; of course we’ve got you covered with all of the recaps, takeaways, gifs and SEC schadenfreude your heart desires. Other than Bama (shocker), wow, are they bad, which fills me with joy and happiness. If you’re in the market for a song/album/whatever to bridge the gap from… Read more »

Hornets will look to Sessions, Lamb in 2016-17


One of the best signings in the chaotic offseason that was NBA free agency, which is still technically in progress, occurred when Courtney Lee inked a four-year, $48 million deal with the New York Knicks. It was a smart, cost-effective solution to a need: a shooting guard who can actually shoot. The Brooklyn Nets coming… Read more »

College Basketball

SC8’s Draft Primer: Local drafts on tap

Articles, Sports

Ah, yes, it’s that magical time of the year when baseball begins to dominate the sports calendar. So before that happens, for the love of god, lets cling to the last little bit of fun sports that we have before the year resets: it’s draft season, folks! This the also the moment when a lot… Read more »

Stat Boi's Track of the Week

Stat Boi’s Track of the Week #9: Hello, Spring

Sports, Videos

The last time I did one of these posts, the Carolina Panthers lost Super Bowl 50 the following day. Crushed with sadness, I’ve listened to nothing but OK Computer the last 10 weeks. It’s been like second semester of freshman year all over again. But it’s time for a change; no more of this! The Charlotte… Read more »


Torch Blaze to Victory in Debut

Articles, Sports

When we found out that another professional sports team was headed to North Carolina, SportsChannel8 was thrilled; we pride ourselves on covering every team in the state, including football teams that play inside of old hockey stadiums. For the grand opening of the Triangle Torch — our state’s newest team — we sent junior reporter… Read more »