Charlotte kicks off 2013 – 49ers Football Season

charlotte 49Martin Sumichrast comments that “Starting a new NCAA Division 1 football problem must be a very challenging endeavor.” The Charlotte 49ers will kick-off their inaugural season in about two weeks. While Martin’s pretty sure they will face a tough start, he thinks the Charlotte region produces some very impressive athletic talent, especially just South, in Rock Hill, SC. This should bode well for the 49ers as they build their program and draw from this impressive talent pool.

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Former foes, Charlotte 49ers football coordinators now together

David Scott
Posted: Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013

Martin Sumichrast | Memorial Day Tribute


Memorial Day weekend always signalled the start of summer when I was a young boy. Unlike today, when school seems to go a few weeks past Memorial Day, our last day was always the Friday before. I still remember those Fridays before the long weekend. My parents owned a small condo in Bethany Beach, Delaware (it was 209S, Dover House in Sea Colony for those of you familiar with the place). We would all take turns loading up our car, voices of my brothers gathering last minute things, and hearing my parents hustling us along to leave for our summer road trip to our condo rests fondly in my memories as I do the same with my family today. (see full article here)