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April 23, 1990 | From Times Wire Services and
Les Robinson, director of athletics and basketball coach at East Tennessee State University, was named basketball coach at North Carolina State today, succeeding Jim Valvano, who was forced out. "I don't know how long they will want me here . . . but I'm going to be here till they run me off," said Robinson, a 1965 graduate of North Carolina State. "This is a very, very exciting moment for me." Valvano was forced out April 7 after weeks of negotiations to end his contract.
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March 23, 1996 | Associated Press
North Carolina State Coach Les Robinson resigned today after six years with the school. Robinson will stay at the school as an associate athletic director, after declining a university offer to continue coaching through 1999. He had an overall record of 78-98. The Wolfpack was 14-15 this season. * Former Villanova and Nevada Las Vegas coach Rollie Massimino spent Friday at Division II Gannon University in Erie, Pa., interviewing for its coaching job. . . .
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April 24, 1990 | From Associated Press
Les Robinson, a former North Carolina State player, was named Monday to succeed Jim Valvano as the Wolfpack's basketball coach. Robinson, coach and athletic director at East Tennessee State, takes over a program that has been under scrutiny for nearly 1 1/2 years and still has another year of NCAA probation to serve. His appointment came 16 days after Valvano was forced out when N.C. State officials agreed on a $500,000 settlement. Last Friday, N.C.
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April 24, 1990 | From Associated Press
Les Robinson, a former North Carolina State player, was named Monday to succeed Jim Valvano as the Wolfpack's basketball coach. Robinson, coach and athletic director at East Tennessee State, takes over a program that has been under scrutiny for nearly 1 1/2 years and still has another year of NCAA probation to serve. His appointment came 16 days after Valvano was forced out when N.C. State officials agreed on a $500,000 settlement. Last Friday, N.C.
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April 23, 1990
North Carolina State will announce the successor to basketball coach Jim Valvano today, and though it isn't saying who he'll be, speculation surrounds Les Robinson, a former Wolfpack player now coaching East Tennessee State. Robinson said last week he was going to Raleigh for an interview. No one answered the telephone at his Tennessee home Sunday night. Robinson, 47, guided the Buccaneers to a 27-7 record last season.
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March 23, 1996 | Associated Press
North Carolina State Coach Les Robinson resigned today after six years with the school. Robinson will stay at the school as an associate athletic director, after declining a university offer to continue coaching through 1999. He had an overall record of 78-98. The Wolfpack was 14-15 this season. * Former Villanova and Nevada Las Vegas coach Rollie Massimino spent Friday at Division II Gannon University in Erie, Pa., interviewing for its coaching job. . . .
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November 23, 1997 | Associated Press
North Carolina State Coach Herb Sendek and Athletic Director Les Robinson have agreed on a contract extension that will run through the 2002-03 season. Sendek will get a package worth more than $500,000 a year beginning next season. The contract, approved by the university's board of trustees, will take effect July 1, 1998.
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April 21, 1990 | Associated Press
Todd Turner took the athletic director's job at North Carolina State Friday, saying the school's dismissal of basketball coach Jim Valvano made his decision easier. "The most important challenge is to rebuild trust and rebuild credibility in the athletic community," said Turner, who had been athletic director at the University of Connecticut for the past three years. "You don't earn that trust until you prove that academics is the first priority."
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June 9, 1998 | VALERIE BURGHER
A bicyclist was hit by a Jeep on Monday morning as she tried to recover some items she had dropped while riding, police said. The woman, whose identity has not been released, was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange in critical condition, Sgt. Les Robinson said. The woman was riding south on Springdale Street toward Heil Avenue about 9:45 a.m. when it appeared something fell from her bicycle onto the street, witnesses told police.
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August 28, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
North Carolina State forward Bryant Feggins, who suffered nerve damage when he was shot last spring, won't return to the team before January. Feggins, sidelined last season because of an injured left knee, is not enrolled this semester. Coach Les Robinson said the 6-foot-6, 238-pound Feggins fell behind in four courses because of the April shooting in Greensboro.
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April 23, 1990
North Carolina State will announce the successor to basketball coach Jim Valvano today, and though it isn't saying who he'll be, speculation surrounds Les Robinson, a former Wolfpack player now coaching East Tennessee State. Robinson said last week he was going to Raleigh for an interview. No one answered the telephone at his Tennessee home Sunday night. Robinson, 47, guided the Buccaneers to a 27-7 record last season.
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April 23, 1990 | From Times Wire Services and
Les Robinson, director of athletics and basketball coach at East Tennessee State University, was named basketball coach at North Carolina State today, succeeding Jim Valvano, who was forced out. "I don't know how long they will want me here . . . but I'm going to be here till they run me off," said Robinson, a 1965 graduate of North Carolina State. "This is a very, very exciting moment for me." Valvano was forced out April 7 after weeks of negotiations to end his contract.
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May 5, 1995 | THAO HUA
Two men forced their way into a home Thursday and tied up the residents before fleeing with $240, authorities said. About 9:30 a.m., the assailants entered the home of Troy Fox and Gisvla Oviatt, both 37, in the 1400 block of Lakeside Lane, Police Sgt. Les Robinson said. The men bound the couple and ransacked the house, police said.
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November 26, 2005 | Drex Heikes, Times Staff Writer
"West-Point Ree-Jects." It was like a taunt from a bully. "West-Point Ree-Jects. West-Point Ree-Jects." The football team from the Citadel military college trotted off the field and into the exquisitely rancid locker room their hosts provided for visitors. It was halftime, and the Bulldogs had just worked a miracle. They had played the Florida State Seminoles to a standstill on national television. The Citadel trailed by only three points, 13-10.
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