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2039
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The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, which is housed in the North Carolina Museum of History, honors the state's most important sports figures.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 34 Issue 1, Fall 1994, p33-36, il
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2270
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The N.C. Sports Hall of Fame will induct five new members: Furman Bish, sports columnist; Ted Brown, football player; Bill Dooley, football coach; John Lucas, basketball player; and Jim Valvano, basketball coach.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 12, May 1995, p5-7, por
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14454
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The early settlers of North Carolina were not dependent upon hunting and fishing for diversion; they had quite a varied program of recreation, a lot of which wasn't so good.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 34, Jan 1948, p9
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27114
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Cody Maltais teaches the fundamentals of mixed martial arts at his new gym in Durham, Elevate MMA Academy. Before mixed martial arts found its way to mainstream acceptance, it had a negative reputation and wasn’t seen as a sport. Now, Maltais and others have built a remarkable local martial arts scene that is even drawing support from regional schools.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 17, April 2016, p14-16, il, por Periodical Website
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16048
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This timeline lists a sampling of the state's rich sports history from the 1850s to the present.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 51 Issue 1, Fall 2011, p3-4, 8, 11, 14, 17, 26, 32, 34, 37, il, por
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27868
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Members of the Triangle Curling Club educate area residents interested in trying the sport. The history of the five-hundred year old sport is explored. The basic objectives of curling are explained and its presence as a sport in the Triangle area is detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 8, February 2010, p31 Periodical Website
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28875
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Charlotte Native and sportswriter Ron Green Jr. reflects on the grow3th of Charlotte as a sports town. Green discusses the lack of sports in the area when he was a child in the 1960s besides the occasional golf tournament which would come to town. Green discusses the city’s baseball team, the Charlotte Hornets, the Carolina Cougars of the American Basketball Association, Charlotte’s World Football League team that arrived in the 1970s, the Charlotte Motor Speedway, and the major sports events up to the present day. The history sports in Charlotte, the city’s atmosphere, and a timeline of major sporting events in the city are all detailed.
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31101
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This article covers the most significant moments in North Carolina sports history. Some of these victorious events included the University of North Carolina’s 1957 national championship, North Carolina State’s 1983 miracle championship, and Duke University’s back-to-back titles in 1991 and 1992.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 35 Issue 1, Jan 2003, p16-19, il, por
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32992
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He promises to make an even greater record in the world of tennis than his illustrious father has done in the field of mathematics. Archibald Henderson Jr. has not only help lead his UNC Chapel Hill tennis team to be the National Collegiate Champions for two years, but has started making a name for himself in solo tournaments along the east coast.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 6 Issue 3, Jun 1938, p7, 22, por