Around the Web: Charlotte 49ers in the news



It’s been a very busy weekend, so here’s a look at some stories around the Web related to the Charlotte 49ers.  Also, links to spring game recaps of all of the football team’s 2013 opponents.

Football
Zero-waste policy implemented at Charlotte 49ers’ football stadium–Charlotte Observer
More on the stadium’s initiative to cut down on waste. By the way, today’s Earth Day.

First Charlotte 49ers spring game draws 13,950 fans–Charlotte Observer
A full recap of the game.

Charlotte 49ers watch football become reality–Charlotte Observer
Great piece by Tom Sorenson on the hurdles and skepticism that were overcome to make Saturday a reality.

Other 2013 opponents had their spring games on Saturday as well. Up the road, Old Dominion held theirs in preparation of being an FBS independent before joining Conference USA in football in 2014; so did Morehead StateUNC Pembroke and Wesley College. Meanwhile, Campbell had theirs on April 8; N.C. Central‘s was on the 12; while Coastal CarolinaGardner-Webb and Charleston Southern‘s were last Saturday (CSU didn’t have a traditional one due to some injuries to the offensive line)…meanwhile, Presbyterian had theirs all the way back on March 31. Chowan will play their spring game on Friday.

Baseball
College baseball: Charlotte 49ers top Xavier, 3-2, in finale to take series–Charlotte Observer
Recap of a big series win for the Diamond Niners from the Observer.

Softball
Charlotte 49ers senior is closing softball career laden with records–Charlotte Observer
Bri Gwaltney will leave the softball program as one of the most decorated players in program history.

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