Saturday, October 17, 2009

Back on the court

Ben Miller felt what it was like to coach UNCP's men's basketball team last season. Entering his second year at the helm, Miller likes what he sees so far from his young team . . .

Braves open basketball practice

Braves football hits bye

UNCP has won three consecutive games and the defense is ranked in the nation for fewest points and yards allowed. Is this the perfect time for a bye week? Pete Shinnick thinks so . ..

Streaking Braves enjoy bye week

Jalaquon McNeill has been through it all

Lumberton senior linebacker Jalaquon McNeill talks about the struggles of growing up without a father and how football has become an avenue for changing his life . . .

McNeill and the game of life

Prep Playoff Predictions

Write a column on Swett losing to Richmond and get hate mail. Say the game is unwinnable and you'll most likely receive death threats . . .

Mustangs, Pirates race toward 2nd place

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Surprise? UNCP is ranked

My thoughts on UNCP's first national ranking and why the Braves are a legit power in Division II football . . .

Winning brings high expectations

Smith headlines the UNCP spread

How is UNCP averaging 35 points per game this season? Cory Smith. The junior quarterback is now 16-3 as a starter following Saturday's 30-3 homecoming pasting of Webber International AND Smith has the Braves ranked for the first time in school history . . .

Smith leads the UNCP offense

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Lumberton rolls past Laney, 34-7

Pirates running back Maurice Lewis picks up 229 yards against the Buccaneers, in the first half . . .

Brill, Pirates win in Wilmington