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Athletics

Sep 2, 2011

The Real Home Field Advantage

All school colors are not created equal - at least where football fields are concerned. 

May 24, 2011

Training Table Program Wins Medal

NC State’s training table program for athletes medaled in national competition. 

Apr 6, 2011

Gottfried Named Coach

Former Alabama coach Mark Gottfried has accepted the position of head men's basketball coach at NC State. 

Mar 16, 2011

Lowe Steps Down

A national search for the next men's head basketball coach is under way following the resignation of Sidney Lowe on Tuesday. 

Mar 8, 2011

Big Games, Close Scores Lead To More Auto Fatalities For Winning Fans

Closely contested major sporting events are followed by a significant increase in traffic fatalities for fans of the winning team, according to new research from North Carolina State University. It turns out there may be more on the line than many sports fans bargained for. 

Feb 21, 2011

All-Around Champions

Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford announced Friday that three NC State student-athletes, including senior gymnast Brittany Vontz, have been selected to receive the Weaver-James-Corrigan Award, given to student-athletes who have performed with distinction in competition, in the classroom and in the community. 

Feb 9, 2011

Think Manager, Think Male? Impact of Gender In Sport Administration Hiring

The “glass ceiling” for women administrators in college athletics may be cracked, but is not completely broken, according to a new study co-authored by a North Carolina State University researcher. Results of the study, which surveyed athletic administrators at universities across the country to determine how, and if, gender roles made a difference in hiring… 

Dec 21, 2010

Wolfpack in the… Toy Department?

The competition was fierce at a local retail store, where members of the NC State football team took time out from bowl preparations to stuff shopping carts in a quest to become the team's top shopper for the Marines' Toys for Tots program. In just 45 minutes, players snagged more than $24,000 in toys to give to children in need. 

Dec 6, 2010

Sunshine State of Mind

NC State has accepted a bid to play No. 22 West Virginia in the 2010 Champs Sports Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando on Dec. 28. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., with a limited allocation of tickets currently available to Wolfpack Club members and NC State fans. 

Oct 20, 2010

SportSouth Presents Spotlight: NC State Athletics

Spotlight: NC State Athletics highlights the impact of Yow's presence on campus and features interviews regarding her arrival with three of the school's head coaches: football coach Tom O'Brien, men's basketball coach Sidney Lowe and women's basketball coach Kellie Harper. Together, the group is building an athletic program for the future. It premieres on SportSouth Friday, October 22 at 10:30 p.m. 

Oct 20, 2010

Score an NC State Hoops Book Nov. 4

Staff members Tim Peeler and Roger Winstead will preview their new book, NC State Basketball: 100 Years of Innovation, on Nov. 4  at D.H. Hill Library. 

Aug 31, 2010

Building a Future

As the Wolfpack makes final preparations for its first game Saturday vs. Western Carolina, more than a dozen NC State football players can sit back, smile and think, "Well, this isn't the hardest thing I've done in the last three months." No matter what happens on the football field, it may not be as rewarding as the volunteer work they did this summer with Habitat for Humanity. 

Aug 23, 2010

NC State Unveils Coach Kay Yow Memorial

North Carolina State University students, faculty, staff and friends will unveil the new Kay Yow Memorial – dedicated to NC State’s beloved former women’s basketball coach – on Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 3 p.m. 

Aug 16, 2010

A Pack’s Eye View of the West Wing

Eighteen months into his stint as President Barack Obama's press secretary and confidante, former Wolfpack soccer goalie Robert Gibbs ('92) is one of the most recognizable faces in the administration. A lightning rod figure, Gibbs takes more shots today than he ever did at NC State - and is enjoying every minute of it. 

Jul 14, 2010

Keepin’ it Green

As the summer sun bears down on the lush grasses blanketing some of our nation's top athletic facilities, it's NC State graduates like John Turnour ('01) who are getting the call in hopes of keeping what's green from turning brown - saving their bosses considerable green of their own in the process.