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Braves shut down WSSU 17-7

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football team won 17-7 with defensive dominance in the Braves home opener against 20th-ranked Winston-Salem State on Thursday. As a defensive-minded coach, Shane Richardson is adamant […]

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From Pembroke to Freedom

Toni Hanson | Florence Freedom ABOVE: Former UNC-Pembroke standout Collins Cuthrell rounds the bases for the Florence Freedom. BELOW: His teammate on both teams, Daniel Fraga, fields the ball for the Florence, Ky., Frontier League […]

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UNCP duohonored foracademics

Mirovich Watkins CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Rebecca Mirovich and Dana Watkins continued a longstanding tradition for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke women’s golf team this week when the duo received All-American Scholar honors […]

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Pro debut for Heslabeck

UNCP Athletics | Wes Heslabeck throws a pitch for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke baseball team during a 2015 game. He signed a free-agent contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers earlier this month. […]

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Grappling with the odds

UNCP Athletics | UNC-Pembroke Head Wrestling Coach Othello “O.T.” Johnson gives orders to his team during a competition. LUMBERTON — University of North Carolina at Pembroke wrestling head coach Othello “O.T.” Johnson has lived a […]