CULLOWHEE — Western Carolina University announced Friday it will not retain football coach Mark Speir.
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BOILING SPRINGS — Despite a three week layoff, the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs (GWU) only trailed No. 18 Monmouth, 20-19, at the half. But fatigue and fourth down struggles doomed GWU in the second half in a 48-19 loss. In all, GWU was held to 1-7 on fourth down and the offense overall was held to…
Gonzaga is the No. 1 overall seed in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament after a dominant season that saw the Bulldogs go undefeated. Baylor, Illinois and Michigan were awarded the other No. 1 seeds by the selection committee on Sunday.
BOILING SPRINGS — Last week the Gardner-Webb football team learned how to pull off an upset. This week they learned how to avoid one. Runnin’ Bulldog placekicker Kurt Everett booted a 37 yard field goal as time expired in regulation to tie the contest at 24 and the GWU defense pulled down a …
BOILING SPRINGS — Gardner-Webb head coach Tre Lamb told his Runnin’ Bulldogs that they only had one chance to make a great first impression. GWU certainly made the most of that opportunity, overcoming a 17-0 first quarter deficit to upset No. 24 Elon 42-20 in Boiling Springs on Saturday.
FOREST CITY — The Forest City Owls are in preparation for the 2021 season and after North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s announcement on Wednesday, they have a better idea on how many fans will be allowed in the ballpark.
In this most unusual season of constant interruptions, empty arenas and teams playing shorthanded because of a virus that didn’t exist in this country 14 months ago, it’s kind of fitting that millions of people will watch the most unusual Duke-North Carolina matchup in decades on Saturday.
BOILING SPRINGS – Gardner-Webb football built upon one of the nation’s top recruiting classes Wednesday, signing eight more young men on the first day of the February signing period.
ROCK HILL — The Winthrop Eagles showed why they are one of the few undefeated teams left in the nation. Faced with their first halftime deficit of the season 46-40, they built as much as a 16-point lead in the second half, before holding off a late charge from a game Gardner-Webb squad 91-83…
BOILING SPRINGS — Gardner-Webb placed five players in double figures and withheld a second half charge by VMI to collect its first win of the season 88-77 Friday afternoon in Boiling Springs.
CLINTON, S.C. – Gardner-Webb survived a comeback effort by Presbyterian in the final minutes of play Thursday evening to earn a 47-44 win in Big South Conference action inside the Templeton Center in Clinton, S.C.
HENRIETTA — CHASE senior Spur Kiylan Miller signed his national letter of intent on Wednesday morning to attend Coastal Carolina University to continue his football career in Conway, South Carolina.