Category: Sports


Max Gongaware

Thanks For the Memories, Belk Bowl

Sports

To be honest, I don’t much care about College Football. But man, covering the Belk Bowl for the past three years has been fun, hasn’t it? In 2017, I got to cover the wild Wake Forest vs. Texas A&M game, one of the highest-scoring Bowl games in recent memory. It was the first time I’d… Read more »

Media Musings: Wilkerson-New’s News? New Gig

Articles, Articles

By R.L. Bynum Wilkerson-New leaves newspapers to run UNC-focused website With many good journalists laid off by newspapers every year and others lured out by buyouts, it’s nice when some can go out on their own terms and on their own timetable. Being still fairly young and having digital skills beyond what was expected of… Read more »

North Charleston Coliseum

Phoenix Ready to Rise into CAA Tourney?

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Earlier this week, I wrote about year one at Schar Center (Elon’s brand-new basketball arena). What I did not write much about, however, was Elon’s actual basketball season. The Phoenix collected wins in three of its final four regular season games (including back-to-back dominant road wins over James Madison and Towson) and appears to be… Read more »

Your 2019 #ACCValentines

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  Valentine’s Day used to be the most forgettable of all holidays. The candy was good, but the holiday itself was a disaster. It seemed particularly taxing for single women and paired men, but it’s 2019 and in the interest of equality I’m not gonna stereotype and instead will just say: it sucked for everyone…. Read more »

UVa Earns Postseason Win In Charlotte

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It’s the Belk Bowl, babbbyyyy! You love it. We love it. And it never disappoints. Yes, the 2018 Belk Bowl featured a school that SC8 has repeatedly, non-sensically, and ceaselessly mocked since its basketball team lost in embarrassing, historic fashion right here in Charlotte earlier this year (UVa) vs. a team that – well – is from… Read more »