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Looking Back At The '90s Stars Of MTV's Rock N' Jock, 25 Years Later

In a time where celebrities are both over-exposed and brand conscious, it might not work. But back in the ’90s, the real thrill of MTV’s Rock N’ Jock events was the sight of celebrities and superstar athletes joining forces to play beer-league style softball and pick-up basketball together with no one taking the final score too seriously. 2,563 more words


Dribble Tag Battle

Happy #FIF time Coaches! Our fourth and final week of cross-sport coaching is here and this week we look to basketball. We have spoken to coach Bob Martin, Bob is a former professional player. 490 more words

WNC camps, clinics and tryouts


To submit a sports camp, clinic or tryout listing with the Citizen-Times, please e-mail the information to apearson@citizen-times.com.


MADISON CAMP: 4,652 more words


1998 NCAA(r) Division I Women's Basketball Championship - Tennessee vs. Louisiana Tech

The 1998 Tennessee Lady Vols will be remembered as history-makers. A perfect 39-0 record and the most wins ever in women’s collegiate basketball… an NCAA unprecedented three consecutive titles… and the systematic blowout night-after-night of the opposition. 27 more words

Ellison playing pro ball in Iowa

Asheville High alum Wakefield Ellison recently signed to play professional basketball for the Cedar Valley (Iowa) CourtKings.

Ellison made his first start for the minor-league team Sunday, scoring 19 points and grabbing seven rebounds in a 104-76 home win over the Wisconsin Storm. 66 more words


Catching up on commitments

As of today, there are 207 Western North Carolina athletes who have committed or signed to play college sports.

The following list includes scholarship and walk-on athletes. 1,384 more words


NBA Conference Finals: Open Court

Here are a few thoughts on the NBA Conference Finals:

– Isn’t it amazing how fast momentum can turn in a series? A famous saying in baseball is that “you are only as good as today’s starting pitching”. 275 more words