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PEMBROKE — Jennifer King, the first female African American assistant coach in the National Football League, as well as University of Houston head coach and Pembroke native Kelvin Sampson are among a host of stars scheduled to highlight the night when the UNC Pembroke athletics department holds its five-day virtual Cash Bash event, Oct. 13-17.

Published in Lifestyle

HAMLET — Richmond Senior High School’s athletic department will soon have a new revenue stream that branches out beyond the county line.

Published in Local Sports

ROCKINGHAM — “They’re all in a car!” Special Olympics Coordinator Theressa Smith said Friday afternoon just before she, a group of athletes and coaches pulled out of the Richmond County Department of Social Services parking lot to head to Raleigh for the state games.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — UNC-Chapel Hill’s largest athletic booster club asked a state agency to approve $98 million in bonds for renovations to the Dean Smith Center and Kenan Stadium and construction of multiple new sports facilities. Skeptical members of the state board controlling the debt said not so fast.

Published in Local News