THE PINE NEEDLE
PO BOX 1510
253 OLD MAIN
PEMBROKE, NC 28372

For all website inquiries, please contact:

Alex Smith at alexfaye.smith@gmail.com

Taaliyah Carney at

tcc011@bravemail.uncp.edu

Contact the Pine Needle Office:

Phone: 910-521-6204

Email: pineneedle@uncp.edu 

One of the oldest and most widely renown cliches in the sport of football is the “football is a game of inches”. Coaches and players use this mantra to motivate and drive home the message that can be universally applied to any and all facets of life as well as football...

Houston Rockets point/shooting guard James Harden has been building a strong case to win back to back Most Valuable Player honors in the NBA all season long with his incredible play and scoring prowess. The last player to do so was Golden State Warriors’ shooting/point...

As the NFL draft draws closer and closer here are some questions that are circulating that pertain to prospects and their draft stock as well as their potential and projected impacts at the next level.
What big name veteran player deals will get negotiated and or done...

February 28, 2019

The UNCP baseball team ended their six-game losing streak and got their record back to .500 when they defeated the Bulldogs of Wingate University on Sammy Cox Field on Feb.27. The team tasted victory for the first time in nearly two weeks thanks to a collective effort...

February 28, 2019

Over the past two years the last two winners of the Heisman Trophy, the most prestigious award given to the best player in all of college football, has been a quarterback from the University of Oklahoma.

     The 2017 recipient was Baker Mayfield, who threw for 4,627 ya...

February 28, 2019

After a year away from the sport and a season spent as an analyst for Monday Night Football, Dallas Cowboys future Hall of Fame tight end Jason Witten officially announced his return to the gridiron on Feb.28 for his 16th season.

     Witten initially retired from the l...

February 28, 2019

As the NFL draft draws closer and closer here are some questions that are circulating that pertain to prospects and their draft stock as well as their potential and projected impacts at the next level.

What prospects can boost their stock the most with a good outing at...

February 28, 2019

As the NFL draft draws closer and closer here are some questions that are circulating that pertain to prospects and their draft stock as well as their potential and projected impacts at the next level.

How helpful or harmful is a prospect’s showing at the combine on his...

February 27, 2019

Eight members of the Ole Miss men’s basketball team took a stand against racial bigotry and intolerance during the national anthem prior to their home game against the Georgia Bulldogs on Feb.23. They did so in protest to a Confederate hate group rally by the Confedera...

February 27, 2019

Prior to the 2012 NFL season, the injury risks that quarterbacks incur when they take off and run wasn’t as lamented upon or dissected as it is nowadays. Earlier that year Heisman winning quarterback Robert Griffin III was taken with the second overall pick in the draf...

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