Campus Recreation

Battle of Market St Rivalry Continues

Posted on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 by Daniel Bayer under Club Sports, Intramural Sports. Tags: , ,

REC_6655I know it’s the end of semester, with finals and projects and everything, but couldn’t a few more people have shown up for the Battle of Market Street, UNCG’s basketball club matchup with NC A&T? Well, if you weren’t there you missed a couple of pretty good games. Continue Reading

Still undefeated since 1891

Posted on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 by Daniel Bayer under Club Sports, Contest. Tags: ,

Football Player RunningYou couldn’t have picked a more perfect day for UNCG’s Football Club to don their new pads and helmets and take to the field in a scrimmage match against Longwood University. The sky was blue and crystal clear, with an unseasonably cool temperature that mirrored the kind of fall day that most of us associate with a college football game. Continue Reading

Intramural Sports introduces 4-on-4 Flag Football

Posted on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 by Dan Bayer under Contest, Employment, Intramural Sports. Tags: , ,

officialsLast week, players and officials were out preparing for inaugural season of Intramural Sports 4-on-4 Flag Football. On Thursday, March 17th, practice scrimmages were run so that new referees could learn the rules and practice making calls. Continue Reading

3rd Annual Bench Press Competition

Posted on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 by Daniel Bayer under Contest, Fitness. Tags: , ,

Bench Press ParticipantsThe UNCG Bench Press Competition was held last Saturday in the Exercise Room of the Student Recreation Center. Contestants competed to be named “the strongest man or woman on campus.” Continue Reading

18th Annual Spartan Summit Climbing Competition

Posted on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 by Daniel Bayer under Outdoor Adventures. Tags: ,

Competitors reached for the sky at last week’s 18th Annual Spartan Summit climbing competition UNCG Campus Recreation Indoor Climbing Wall. “The best thing is the people and it’s fun,” Continue Reading

Quidditch: Muggles can play too

Posted on Friday, February 19th, 2016 by Daniel Bayer under Club Sports. Tags: , ,

REC_5266The game of Quidditch leapt from the pages of Harry Potter to the recreation fields of UNCG, as the university’s Quidditch Club practiced for their upcoming Greensboro Gauntlet tournament. “I’ve always loved Harry Potter, but I didn’t know Quidditch was a game you can actually play,” said team member Tiffany Mastriaco, a freshmen who discovered the club during one of the university’s student organization fairs. She enjoys the camaraderie that the sport provides. “We’re like a big family.” Continue Reading

Football comes to UNCG

Posted on Thursday, February 11th, 2016 by Daniel Bayer under Club Sports. Tags: ,

Football ClubCold temperatures didn’t keep the members of UNCG’s full-contact football club from hitting the practice field last Monday. “These guys are committed,” said Head Coach Michael Vanini. “They’re going to school, they’ve got jobs, but ninety percent of them are out here practicing three times a week.” Continue Reading