Here are some random news items to share late on a Friday afternoon.
The Wolfpack Women got their season off to a nice start today with a 73-36 win over the College of Charleston. Bonae Holston had a double-double with 20 points and 13 boards in only 22 minutes and Marissa Kastanek added 16 points and 8 boards.
GoPack.com game story
The annual Toys For Tots campaign will kick off at the Wake Forest football game
Fans attending Saturdayâ€™s Homecoming game are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the primary collection site in Fan Zone in the Dail Plaza between Carter-Finley Stadium and the RBC Center. Volunteers will be on hand to receive toys, preferably in the $10-15 price range, when Fan Zone opens at 11 a.m. until just before the 2 p.m. kickoff.
While all donations are appreciated, toys for toddlers ages 2-4 and pre-teen ages 10-12 are needed most.
Cash donations will also be accepted at all entry gates into the stadium.
GoPack.com article here. I can remember a few years back the Morgan brothers volunteering to take donations at a basketball game because they remembered how much getting those Toys for Tots gifts meant to them as kids. That always stuck with me.
The homecoming parade will take place on Hillsborough St from 6pm to 7pm, this Technician article has all your information.
And on a non-NCSU note, on the forums we’ve been discussing the ugliness of Oregon’s new basketball court, there has been discussions in the sports world of Oregon’s football uniforms, Bob Huggins’ gold suit and Rick Pitino’s Colonel Sanders suit. However Tom Hodges, the women’s basketball coach at Morehead St beats them all.
Once your eyes stop bleeding, you can read the story from Kentucky.com here.
Have a great weekend, Go Wolfpack!!