Access to articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

People Keep Coming


Author(s):
Abstract:
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.
Record #:
28875