Barton’s Atkinson and Globetrotter Teammates in “Sports Illustrated”

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Former Barton College basketball All-American Anthony “Ant” Atkinson and his Harlem Globetrotter teammates are featured in a seven-page article in the March 30 issue of Sports Illustrated. Atkinson, who led Barton College to the 2007 NCAA D-II National Championship exactly two years ago, has already had his status elevated to the “Magic Circle” with the Globetrotters, and he recently performed with the team in Raleigh’s RBC Center during their North American Tour. Atkinson is featured in many of the photos in SI and is interviewed as well. Copies should be available at your local newstands this week. A video interview about the Globetrotters can also be found on the official […]

Globetrotters Present as Bulldogs Triumph over Trojans

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WILSON, N.C. – Barton’s Bulldogs cruised past Mount Olive Feb. 26 in both the men’s and women’s regular-season championship basketball games as a near sellout “Dog House” crowd and special guests from the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters looked on. The Lady Bulldogs beat Mount Olive 75-49 to move to 18-4 in league play and 21-5 overall, and the Barton men topped Mount Olive 81-67 to become 17-3 in league play and 21-6 overall. The Barton women seized the outright Conference Carolinas Regular-Season Championship while the men’s team tied Mount Olive for the Conference Carolinas Regular-Season Championship.  Both Bulldog squads clinched the #1 seed for this week’s league tournament. Bulldog spirit permeated […]