Charlotte, NC Sports

Ice Skating Is Back At The Whitewater Center

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bundle up and get ready for chilly gliding at the Whitewater Center. Every fall the upper pond of the Whitewater center is transformed into a skating rink that is out of this world. The Whitewater Center’s ice rink consists of over 24,000 sq. ft. of unique...
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Nebraska hires ex-Panthers head coach Matt Rhule

QUEEN CITY NEWS – The Nebraska Cornhuskers have hired fired Panthers head coach Matt Rhule, the university announced Saturday. Rhule fired as Panthers head coach after 3 unsuccessful seasons “It is a privilege to welcome Coach Matt Rhule, his wife Julie, and their family to Nebraska,” the athletic director said. “Coach Rhule has created a […]

Carolina defeats Clemson 31-30

CLEMSON, S.C. (WCBD) – Carolina defeated Clemson during the November 26 Palmetto Bowl.  Spencer Rattler threw for 360 yards and two touchdowns, Mitch Jeter hit the go-ahead field goal with 11 minutes left and South Carolina crushed the playoff hopes of a second straight top-10 team with a 31-30 victory at No. 7 Clemson on Saturday. […]

Friday Night Frenzy for Nov. 25, 2022

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Thanksgiving has come and gone, but there's still plenty of high school football to feast on!. It's another week of Friday Night Frenzy on WCNC Charlotte, and we're still in the playoffs for the 2022 season. This week, the WCNC Sports team has three games for you to dive into! How will your hometown team fare?

UNC vs. NC State: Three Things Learned

Two losses in a row that on the face of current form looks destined to become three. A free fall in offensive production on a team that required the Tar Heels to put up basketball points to win games. When the well dried up, it got ugly. So it goes with UNC’s heartbreaking loss to NC State to close the regular season.

The Elite All Star Middle School Football Game Is Set to Kick Off

CHARLOTTE, NC – This Saturday at Charlotte Christian, 90 middle school players from 8 states will take part in the Elite Middle School All Star Games. This is the 9th year for this event. Two games will be played; one for seventh graders and one for eighth graders. Players were selected by a group of coaches and sent invites to play. They began practicing on Wednesday. Along with creating better football players, the coaches are also throwing in life lessons along the way in hopes of also creating good young men.

Defense Stands Tall as Illini Down Charlotte, 70-43

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Illinois women's basketball added a 70-43 win over Charlotte from the Daytona Beach Invitational onto its impressive start to the 2022-23 campaign on Friday. All 12 Fighting Illini players dressed would see action in the game as Illinois held the NCAA Tournament team from a year ago to just 28.3 percent shooting on the night.
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ROUNDUP: Lake Norman routs Ardrey Kell

Lake Norman 73, Ardrey Kell 26: MOORESVILLE—Kirsten Lewis-Williams finished two steals shy of a triple-double as Lake Norman thumped Ardrey Kell 73-26 on Friday. Lewis-Williams pumped in 29 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and made eight steals for the Wildcats, who led 26-4 after the first quarter and 46-10 at halftime.

Presbyterian drops road game at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Presbyterian Blue Hose (1-6) fell to the Charlotte 49ers (5-2), 69-42, on the road on Saturday afternoon. Marquis Barnett and Houston Jones led the Blue Hose with 10 points apiece. HOW IT HAPPENED. FIRST HALF – Charlotte scored the first four points of the game....
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Charlotte men’s basketball loses second straight game to Detroit Mercy

The Charlotte men's basketball team lost to the University of Detroit Mercy Titans 70-49 on Tuesday, Nov. 22, in Detroit. The 49ers entered the contest 4-1 and were coming off a run to the Myrtle Beach Invitational championship game. First half. Detroit Mercy started the game on a 12-0 lead,...