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 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 freshm...

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. U...

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.


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 conteste...

                     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....

November 10, 2018

The UNCP wresting team show cased some of their hard work from the offseason as well as some new talent in the team’s intersquad scrimmage. PN photo/Trevon Knight

As the UNCP wrestling team prepares to embark on their 2018-2019 season reigning ECAC champions they held t...

The UNCP Soccer team will miss their biggest fan next season as senior Carly Rochelle will graduate in the spring and her grandpa will be so proud. PN photo/Trevon Knight

Over the past three years the most consistent source of encouragement for the UNCP soccer team outs...

November 10, 2018

The Braves defense struggled to complete tackles and compete for contested catches in their 34-21 loss to the Lions of Mars Hill University. PN photo/Trevon Knight

The UNCP football team returned home for the first game of a two game homestand at Grace P. Johnson Stadiu...

November 10, 2018

The UNCP women’s soccer team came into their matchup with the nationally ranked
Nighthawks of the University of North Georgia on Oct.23 in the first of their two-game
homestand at Lumbee River EMC Stadium to end the season a little nicked up and with plenty to
play for...

Junior Gina Ryan goes up for a deflection on an attempt on goal by the visiting Night Hawks in the Braves’ 1-0 win. PN photo/Trevon Knight

The UNC Pembroke women’s soccer team advanced in the Peach Belt Conference tournament with a 1-0 first-round win over the North Geo...

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