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"Nevertheless, She Persisted" Women's History Month Award Ceremony

This is an annual event to celebrate and award the amazing women of Charlotte NC. in honor of Women's History Month. It starts with an online search for Charlotte's most steadfast women that either live or work in the Charlotte area. Our goal is to recognize the contributions of these women in our

QCITYMETRO.COM - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

#ASATA: A Seat at the Table Awards

Black women are courageous, strong, intelligent, trendsetting, beautiful and resilient. They stand at the center of their families and a driving force in their communities. However, despite their greatness, black women's contributions are often overlooked and taken for granted. Not anymore. Davita

QCITYMETRO.COM - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

UMBC basks in 15 minutes of fame as Cinderella of the NCAA

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - As the sun rose on the Saturday morning celebration of their unprecedented NCAA Tournament upset, Ryan Odom implored his suddenly-famous basketball team to get some sleep. It was time for family and friends of UMBC to leave the hotel and for the Retrievers to return to their r

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-18 02:20:00

'Hoos Suffer Historic Loss in NCAA Basketball Tournament

The Virginia men's basketball team was on the wrong side of history here in Charlotte, as the Cavaliers were stunned 74-54 against UMBC in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Since the bracket expanded to 64-teams in 1985, UVa is the first number-one seed to ever lose to a 16-seed. Number-one se

NBC 29 NEWS - 2018-03-18 02:03:00

Dave Odom tied to college basketball's biggest upsets

BOISE, Idaho -- Dave Odom sat in the stands as his son, Ryan, and the history-making UMBC Retrievers took down a giant. Thirty-six years earlier, Dave Odom witnessed another David conquer a Goliath from a bench in Hawaii. Father and son, linked to the two biggest upsets in the annuals of college bas

ESPN - 2018-03-18 01:52:00

A 16-seed in the Sweet 16? UMBC aims to continue its NCAA tournament ride

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Before he'd even filtered out of the locker room and onto the team bus, Nolan Gerrity had reached a level of celebrity he'd never imagined. On Instagram, he and his teammates had gotten a shout-out from Stephen Curry. On Snapchat, GIFs of Gerrity and his bench mates celebrating ea

ESPN - 2018-03-18 01:45:00

Losses by Arizona, Virginia throw South Region into chaos

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- First Buffalo sent No. 4 seed Arizona packing. Then Maryland Baltimore County dispatched of No. 1 seed Virginia in the biggest surprise of all. Consider the South Region officially up for grabs. "Anybody could win it," Cincinnati guard Justin Jenifer said. "It could be us. It cou

ESPN - 2018-03-18 01:38:00

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for parts of NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As folks in the Charlotte area continue to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, strong storms are brewing in parts of the Carolinas late Saturday night. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Avery, Burke, McDowell and Mitchell counties until 9:45 p.m. Ashe and Watauga counties were

WCNC - 2018-03-18 01:19:00