Redshirt junior Brandon Sloop was one of eight Braves to place in the 38th Annual Pembroke Classic on Nov. 11. The event featured wrestlers from programs and universities from all across the east coast including such as UCF, UNC Chapel Hill, Campbell, Florida, Appalachian State, SMU, NC State and some independent entries. There was also a junior tournament and female participants. PN Photo/Trevon Knight #wrestling #UNCP #students #college #campus #life
Freshman Joshua Chepkesir finished a 10K course in just over 31 minutes to secure a championship in the NCAA Southeast Regional. PN File Photo/UNCP Athletics The UNCP cross-country team headed to the UNG Cross Country Course in Gainesville, Ga. Where Kenyan freshman Joshua Chepkesir finished the 10K course in just over 31 minutes and crossed the finish line just 0.27 seconds ahead of the rest of the 142 participants to secure the NCAA Southeast Region championship. Chepkesir’
The UNCP Women’s Basketball team started of their season by breaking even in the PBC/Conference of the Carolinas Challenge. PN File Photo/Tyana Morris Augusta University played host to the PBC/Conference Carolinas Challenge to begin the 2018 women’s basketball season. UNCP started their fourth year in a row with a 1-0 record on Nov. 9 after pulling away from the Southern Wesleyan Warriors 56-44 in their first action of the season. Sophomore guard Melanie Horne led the way for
The Black and Gold dropped their final home contest of the 2018 season at Grace P. Johnson Stadium to the Eagles of Carson-Newman University in a mistake riddled 34-13 defeat that lead to the final box score not reflecting how closely contested this game true was. Banged-up Offensive Line Performed Well:
Despite only dressing a handful off healthy offensive linemen and having all five starters up front be first year players, they preformed very admirably and were not to blam
Quarterback Josh Jones rolls out to the left to attempt a pass. PN Photo/Trevon Knight Once again multiple and ill-timed mistakes proved to be costly yet again in the Braves 34-13 loss to the Eagles of Carson Newman University on Nov. 10. The game was a tightly contested affair through three quarters before the visiting Eagles were able to pull away in the later half of the final quarter with a pair of late touchdowns. The game couldn’t have gotten off to a better start for t
Sophomore guard Tyrell Kirk dribbles the ball for the Braves. Kirk tied for third on the team with 10 points in the Braves’ loss to Barton on Nov. 16. PN file photo/Trevon Knight The UNCP men’s basketball team made their way to Mount Olive, N.C. to take part in the 53rd annual Pickle Classic at the Kornegay Arena on Nov. 16 and 17. After an early shock that resulted in a late scoring drought in the first game of the classic against Barton, the Braves bounced back in with a co
UNCP head football coach Shane Richardson leads the Braves through the tunnel and out onto the field before their game. The Braves finished the 2018 season 2-8 after the Nov. 17 23-20 loss to Catawba. PN file photo/Trevon Knight The Braves led a comeback drive in regulation to tie the game and missed two chances to score in overtime in their heartbreaking, season-ending 23-30 loss to Catawba on Nov. 17. Josh Jones continued to shine in this game, capping off his stellar fresh
“Although they may have been deemed useless or not fitting the library’s collection, somebody’s trash is someone else’s treasure” In the last edition of The Pine Needle, Dean of Library Services Dennis Swanson sat down with student journalists Abaigeal Brown and Mason Miller to discuss the discarding of library resources. Once the article was published, faculty and staff presented The Pine Needle with more accurate information. Staff and faculty felt their voices were not acc
According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center over 90 percent of people sexually assaulted or raped on a college campus do not report. To help combat these numbers, the Title IX (9) office on campus offers a variety of services for students. According to the ACLU, under Title IX, discrimination based on sex can include sexual harassment, rape and sexual assault. Among other rights, a school becomes legally responsible when the school’s response to harassment “is c
Saturday December 1, 2018 Cake Cutting for Founder’s Day 12 - 2 p.m., UC Patio. Students can come and play new games from different parts of the world. Sunday December 2, 2018
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical 4 - 6 p.m., GPAC.
Come out to see Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer the musical. Thursday December 6, 2018 Holiday in the Garden 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Campus Garden at PineCottage. The Biology Department is giving students a chance to enjoy a break from the stress.