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Avery Locklear looks to make a defensive stop on Senior Night against Flagler (Photo by Stefanie Smith)


The UNCP women’s basketball team rallied early but could not overcome a strong second half from the Flagler Saints in a 65-83 loss on Feb. 17 at the English E. Jones...

Josh Phelps dribbles the ball last season against  Lander. Phelps has taken a mentorship role during the coaching change (Photo by Stefanie Smith)



The UNCP men’s soccer team came back from winter break expecting to get acquainted with their offseason workout schedules...

                                      Toni Nelson, a sophomore from Bear Creek, N.C., is a catcher for the UNCP                                             softball team. She curr...

UNCP men's basketball seniors from left to right: Tyler Kordenbrock, Jihad Wright, Brandon Winford, Quamain Rose (Photo by Stefanie Smith)



On senior night for the UNCP men’s basketball team, the Braves were able to capture a thrilling victory in the closing seconds of...

The UNCP softball team split a two game series on Feb. 21 against Chowan at Hawks Field.            


Chowan came out strong in the first matchup of the series and took a quick 8-3 victory over the Lady Braves.     



Airico Williams runs the offense in an earlier contest against Flagler (Photo by Stefanie Smith)



After already taking a loss to Armstrong State a week earlier, the UNCP women’s basketball team bounced back to beat the same team 79-60 on their home court in Savannah, G...

Brandon Winford looks to kick the ball to a teammate against Flagler earlier this season  (Photo by Stefanie Smith)




The UNCP men’s basketball team led by as much as 22 points but could not stop a second-half comeback by the host Armstrong State Pirates in a heartbrea...

Senior Christian Snider steps into the batters box against Montevello (Photo by Brandon Tester) 




Over the weekend of Feb.19-21 the UNCP baseball team hosted the visiting Montevallo Falcons in a three game series.     


Coming into the series the Braves were...

  Photo: Kory Jones takes flight in the long jump earlier this season (Courtesy of UNCP Sports Information)



The men’s and women’s track and field teams closed out their first official indoor season with new school records and top five finishes Feb. 25 at the Kent Tayl...

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