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NBA stars gather in Asheville for baller Biltmore wedding

NBA stars gather in Asheville for baller Biltmore wedding

Steph Curry and Andre Iguodala of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors were also spotted in Asheville.

by July 8, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO Food Connection benefit show, and more Asheville weekend events

VIDEO Food Connection benefit show, and more Asheville weekend events

Here’s a look at some of what’s happening this weekend around Asheville.

by March 2, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Asheville community events for Southern Conference basketball tourney

Asheville community events for Southern Conference basketball tourney

Events include the Downtown Dribble for children, a Cancer Awareness Day and an event honoring local veterans and law enforcement officers.

by February 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville sports, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Athletic conference ponders fate of Asheville basketball tourneys

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Athletic conference ponders fate of Asheville basketball tourneys

Also, White Labs is hiring in Asheville, Highland Brewing prepares to release cans of its Gaelic Ale, and much more.

by September 14, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
News obit: Jackson, Asheville entrepreneur, remembered for his love of community

News obit: Jackson, Asheville entrepreneur, remembered for his love of community

A former UNC Asheville men’s basketball team player, Jackson owned and operated a convenience store in downtown Asheville for several years.

by June 16, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: MOD Pizza, Breakout escape room, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: MOD Pizza, Breakout escape room, more

Also, the West Asheville beer/wine/home brewing supply shop Hops & Vines is for sale, and more.

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pritchard Park renovations continue this spring

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pritchard Park renovations continue this spring

Also, UNC Asheville’s men’s basketball team is inviting the public to join them on Selection Sunday, and more.

by March 11, 2016 2 comments Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ArtSpace charter school still recovering from flood damage

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ArtSpace charter school still recovering from flood damage

Also, there’s word on the street that Lafayette restaurant in downtown has closed, and much more.

by January 4, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
Charlotte Bobcats set to play Atlanta Hawks in Asheville on Oct. 8

Charlotte Bobcats set to play Atlanta Hawks in Asheville on Oct. 8

The NBA teams will square off at the U.S. Cellular Center. The Bobcats are holding training camp at UNC Asheville.

by October 1, 2013 6 comments Asheville sports
Nick picked: UNC Asheville names McDevitt new men’s basketball coach

Nick picked: UNC Asheville names McDevitt new men’s basketball coach

McDevitt played for the Bulldogs from 1997-2001.

by April 26, 2013 6 comments Asheville sports
Could a different call in UNCA vs. Syracuse game kept coach in Asheville?

Could a different call in UNCA vs. Syracuse game kept coach in Asheville?

It’s wishful thinking, but UNCA men’s coach Eddie Biedenbach might still be in Asheville if refs hadn’t blown a big call in last year’s NCAA tourney.

by April 24, 2013 13 comments Asheville sports
In wake of popular UNCA coach’s departure, questions about chancellor’s leadership

In wake of popular UNCA coach’s departure, questions about chancellor’s leadership

Someone has set up an unauthorized survey asking the public to rate UNC Asheville Chancellor Anne Ponder’s leadership.

by April 22, 2013 15 comments Asheville News
Biedenbach resigns UNC Asheville basketball coaching job; will be UNCW assistant

Biedenbach resigns UNC Asheville basketball coaching job; will be UNCW assistant

Coach Eddie Biedenbach took UNCA to the NCAA tournament three times during his 17-year tenure.

by April 2, 2013 10 comments Asheville sports
Basketball tourney wants 500 kids to dribble basketballs through Asheville Sat. morn

Basketball tourney wants 500 kids to dribble basketballs through Asheville Sat. morn

The first 500 kids to show up starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday will get a free basketball, T-shirt and ticket to a SoCon game.

Charlotte Observer: UNCA’s Keith Hornsby rocks on the foul line

Charlotte Observer: UNCA’s Keith Hornsby rocks on the foul line

At 93 percent, Hornsby’s free-throw shooing percentage is second in the national

by March 5, 2013 0 comments Asheville sports
Alert: Weekend basketball tourney will tie up downtown Asheville streets

Alert: Weekend basketball tourney will tie up downtown Asheville streets

The tournament is expected to draw 15,000 people a day to downtown for the four-day event.

National champions! Warren Wilson College basketball team wins big

National champions! Warren Wilson College basketball team wins big

The Owls of Warren Wilson College beat Penn State Fayette, 76-68, on Saturday night in a hard-fought battle to win the USCAA Div. II national championship.

by March 2, 2013 5 comments Asheville sports
Cheer on the Warren Wilson College basketball team today at 5 p.m.

Cheer on the Warren Wilson College basketball team today at 5 p.m.

The Owls are on a roll. They knocked off the top seed in their tournament last night and play fourth seed Penn State Beaver this evening.

by March 1, 2013 0 comments Asheville sports
Keith Hornsby, son of Bruce Hornsby, is UNCA basketball star

Keith Hornsby, son of Bruce Hornsby, is UNCA basketball star

Keith Hornsby recently scored a career-best 26 points in a game against Ohio State.

by December 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville features
Photos: Charlotte Bobcats practice, Michael Jordan watches

Photos: Charlotte Bobcats practice, Michael Jordan watches

Michael Jordan was in the stands to watch his team practice Thursday night.

by October 5, 2012 1 comment Asheville features, Asheville News
Photos: Charlotte Bobcats fanfest at UNC Asheville

Photos: Charlotte Bobcats fanfest at UNC Asheville

Fun photos of Charlotte Bobcats fans.

by October 5, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Michael Jordan visits Asheville, watches Bobcats practice, dines at P.F. Chang’s

Michael Jordan visits Asheville, watches Bobcats practice, dines at P.F. Chang’s

Jordan is in town to watch his Charlotte Bobcats training camp at UNC Asheville.

by October 2, 2012 2 comments Asheville News

Photos: Cheerleaders hit the water, take to the court for Asheville photo shoot

Check out these behind-the-scenes photos of the NBA cheerleader swimsuit calendar shoot in Asheville.

by August 5, 2012 1 comment Asheville features
SI.com writer has Christ School alum Plumlee as first-round NBA draft pick

SI.com writer has Christ School alum Plumlee as first-round NBA draft pick

The 7-foot, 252-pound Christ School alum draws attention as the NBA draft approaches. From the Fayetteville Observer: SI.com published its “2012 NBA Mock Draft 3.0.” earlier this week, and a familiar name popped in near the bottom of the first round. Mock drafter Sam Amick has the Indiana Pacers selecting Duke senior Miles Plumlee with the 26th overall pick, notable[Read More…]

by June 27, 2012 1 comment Asheville News

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