Spartan Stories

Tales from the UNCG University Archives

by Erin Lawrimore While competitive athletics are a major part of campus life at UNCG today, early students had to fight for their right to play ball. From its founding, the school (known at the time as the State Normal) emphasized physical activity and personal health. Curriculum in the first year of the school’s existence […]

by Scott Hinshaw For much of her time at the Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, Dudley, NC native Dorothy “Dot” Casey spent her time involved in athletics, both in the classroom and in club sports (she was involved in more than a dozen club sports in her Junior and Senior years). Casey […]

by Scott Hinshaw Six Hundred and Two. That’s the number of wins UNCG Women’s Basketball Head Coach Lynne Agee accumulated over her 33 years as a collegiate head coach. As of April 2015, she ranked 54th in all-time wins across all women’s basketball coaches (NCAA, AIAW, and NAIA levels). Agee found success in her very […]