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On a night where the UNCP men’s basketball team was celebrating their lone senior in forward James Murray-Boyles on Senior Day, they had four players register double-digit scoring performances and another two come within a single point of doing the same, it was a playe...

February 25, 2019

The UNCP wrestling team had a record tying performance at the NCAA Super Regional Tournament in Hartsville, S.C. on Feb.22 at the Deloach Center. The Braves had a program record eight wrestlers punch their ticket to the NCAA Division II National Championship tournament...

Senior Forward Se’Dasia Love was an absolute force for the UNCP women’s basketball team, especially with her strong presence in the paint where the Braves dominated from start to finish. The Black and Gold ended a three-game losing streak as they defeated the Augusta U...

February 10, 2019

The great Hall of Fame football coach coined the term “You are what your record says you are” and while the UNCP women’s basketball team’s 7-14 overall record and 6-9 record in the conference speaks for itself suggesting that they are an underwhelming team on the year,...

The Saints of Flagler University came marching into Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court on Feb.2 and were shut down and turned away thanks to a suffocating defensive effort by the Braves from start to finish on Alumni Day. 

     “We challenged the guys to start both ha...

The UNCP women’s basketball team picked up their first road win of the season in a dramatic fashion in a down to the wire bout with the Georgia College Bobcats that took a three pointer from junior guard Tee Graham at the buzzer to secure the 56-55 victory for the Brav...

The Braves got back on track with their 48-34 victory over the Concord University Mountain Lions on Oct. 20 in front of a rowdy homecoming crowd at Grace P. Johnson Stadium. The team was received big contributions from all three phases and had standout performances acr...

September 18, 2018

The Braves won a one-sided match up over St. Andrews 3-0. PN/photo Trevon Knight

On September 1, the UNCP volleyball team faced off against the St. Andrews University Knights. The Knights returned to Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court after a short rest and an under whelming pe...

September 18, 2018

 Sophomore Kaila Crowder is off to a red hot start to the season after seeing limited action as a freshman the second year outside hitter is shining in her expanded role. PN file photo/Trevon Knight

After seeing minimal action in her first season as a Brave, second year...

September 18, 2018

                     Redshirt junior RB Josh Sheridan is lifted in celebration by OL Gage Baldwin

                    after scoring a touchdown. PN pho­to/Trevon Knight


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