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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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Round One 65th Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship

Round One 65th Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship

65th Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship Camden Country Club Camden, SC Round One Results   CAMDEN, SC July 29, 2014 – After one round of the 65th Carolinas Junior Boys Championship hosted by Camden Country Club in Camden, SC only three players of the 130 man field managed to score under the par for the day. Christian Baliker of Simpsonville, SC fired a two under par 68, which included six birdies. “I putted the ball really well. The greens here are firm but once you putted the ball online it stayed online,” said Baliker after his round. John Freeman of Asheville, NC and Will Stewart of Charlotte, NC both finished at one under par 69 on the fair but punishing 6,300 […]

Posted in: Columbia SC, Events, Golf
Clemson Announces 2014-15 Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule

Clemson Announces 2014-15 Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule

Non-Conference Schedule Announced for 2014-15   CLEMSON, SC July 29, 2014 — Eight home games and a trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands for the Paradise Jam highlight Clemson’s non-conference schedule, announced today.   TICKETS: Clemson Tigers Sports “I’m excited by our home schedule,” said head coach Brad Brownell. “Every once in a while, you get a season like this where it works in your favor to get a few more home games. Obviously next season when we’re building a new facility, we’ll probably be on the road a little bit more. We have quality opponents and plenty of opportunities for our fans to come out and see us before we start ACC play.” The home schedule includes high-major opponents […]

CofC Volleyball Announces 2014 Wall of Fame Induction Class

CofC Volleyball Announces 2014 Wall of Fame Induction Class

CHARLESTON, SC July 29, 2014 – The College of Charleston volleyball program has tabbed six former standouts for the 2014 Wall of Fame Induction Class, head coach Jason Kepner announced Tuesday. Former players Alisa Long (2000-03), Sara Davis (2001-04), Cole Dawley (2007-10), Sarah Havel (2008-11), Elyse Chubb (2008-11) and Darcy Dorton (2012-13) were all selected for this year’s Wall of Fame.   The six players span over a decade of volleyball excellence as they combined for 11 conference championships and six NCAA tournament appearances. During their time, they helped make College of Charleston the premier volleyball program in the Southern Conference and one of the top-10 winningest programs in the nation.   “I am proud and honored to be a […]

Gullah/Geechee Heritage Night Set for Friday, August 1

Gullah/Geechee Heritage Night Set for Friday, August 1

Pregame proclamation, Gullah/Geechee Heritage displays highlight celebration at Riley Park; First Lady Michelle Obama extended an invitation to attend CHARLESTON, SC July 29, 2014 – The Gullah/Geechee Nation carries a unique culture through centuries of American history dating back to its African roots. The Lowcountry is home to the history of these descendants, their language and crafts, and the Charleston RiverDogs will honor them with a special night. On Friday, August 1, Gullah Heritage Night will be celebrated at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park while the Charleston RiverDogs host the Hagerstown Suns at 7:05 pm. A special pregame proclamation, officially declaring July 28-August 1 as “Gullah/Geechee Nation Appreciation Week,” is scheduled along with ballpark displays of Gullah/Geechee quilts, sweetgrass basket […]

Federal Duck Stamp Will Be Available Electronically Aug. 1, 2014

Federal Duck Stamp Will Be Available Electronically Aug. 1, 2014

RALEIGH, NC July 29, 2014 — Waterfowl hunters in North Carolina will have the option of purchasing a federal duck stamp electronically, starting Aug. 1. The new “Duck E-Stamp” allows the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to sell stamps electronically through its wildlife service agents, online, and by phone, for $16 plus a $2 transaction fee. Hunters who purchase a duck e-stamp will receive electronic authorization immediately and the actual stamp by mail within 45 days of purchase. Physical stamps may be obtained directly from select post office locations. For more information, visit https://www.duckstamp.com/. To hunt migratory waterfowl in North Carolina, hunters must have a valid North Carolina hunting license, HIP (Harvest Information Program) certification and a state waterfowl hunting license, […]

Morehead City Marlins drop third straight after 7-1 loss to Wilson Tobs

Morehead City Marlins drop third straight after 7-1 loss to Wilson Tobs

MOREHEAD CITY, NC July 28, 2014 – The Marlins managed only one run against Wilson on Monday, as the surging Tobs handed Morehead City their third straight loss with a 7-1 victory at Fleming Stadium. Right-hander Brett Valentine, making his first start for the Marlins, allowed three runs in the first inning on four hits, and was hurt by an error from Chase Simmons—one of four Marlins’ errors on the night. “It’s not just the errors, there were [a bunch of] plays that weren’t made,” said head coach Sam Carel. “When you want to play winning baseball you cannot leave the amount of plays on the field that we have.” Those three runs proved to be more than enough to […]

UNCG developed strategic plan roadmaps growth for North Carolina’s wine and grape industry

UNCG developed strategic plan roadmaps growth for North Carolina’s wine and grape industry

GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina’s wine and grape industry has experienced exponential growth in the past decade, employing more than 7,600 people. Now the industry has a five-year roadmap for continued growth and economic impact. Researchers from the UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics have developed the first comprehensive strategic plan for the North Carolina wine and grape industry. Formulated with input from key stakeholders ―  including industry representatives, governmental agencies, business leaders and academics ― the report identified key areas of direction, including: Ensuring the quality of North Carolina grapes and wines to drive sales, and increase positive brand recognition and consumer confidence; Continued funding and research in enology, marketing, viticulture and wine/grape business; Enhanced marketing to inform […]

Eric Staal undergoes surgery for core muscle injury

Eric Staal undergoes surgery for core muscle injury

Canes captain expected to make full recovery by start of season RALEIGH, NC July 29, 2014 – Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that center Eric Staal underwent surgery to repair a core muscle injury suffered during off-season training. The procedure was performed by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia. TICKETS: Carolina Hurricanes (NHL) “Eric notified us of the injury late last week, and flew to Raleigh and then Philadelphia to be evaluated,” said Francis. “By having this procedure now, Dr. Meyers believes Eric will be able to return to action for training camp and be at full health for the start of the regular season.”   Staal, 29, is […]

Posted in: Hockey, Raleigh NC
Museum of the Albemarle needs Volunteer Speakers for upcoming programs

Museum of the Albemarle needs Volunteer Speakers for upcoming programs

ELIZABETH CITY, NC July 29, 2014 – The Museum of the Albemarle is preparing its 2015 schedule of speakers for two monthly programs and is seeking presenters. Back to the Past with at 21st Century Twist is held every first Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and may include a demonstration. History for Lunch is held every first Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. and ends at approximately 1 p.m.  If you are interested in presenting a session during one of these programs, please contact the education department at the museum.   Please include your name, a brief biography, and contact information. Also include the title and brief description of your presentation. All contacts will be considered and notified by October 15, 2014. For […]

College of Charleston Athletics To Host Nights With Charleston Battery, Charleston RiverDogs

College of Charleston Athletics To Host Nights With Charleston Battery, Charleston RiverDogs

Battery Discount Tickets (PROMO CODE: Cougar) RiverDogs Discount Tickets (PASSWORD: CofC2014)   CHARLESTON, SC July 29, 2014 – College of Charleston Athletics will host a pair of promotional collaborations with local professional sports teams coming this August. On Aug. 15, the College of Charleston will host “CofC Night with the Charleston Battery,” while on Aug. 28 it will be “CofC Night at the Joe” with the Charleston RiverDogs.   Playing at beautiful Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island, the Battery are one of the premier minor league soccer teams in the USL Pro Division. Fans will get the opportunity to meet with members of the CofC soccer teams including head coaches Ralph Lundy and Christian Michner. Former Cougar men’s soccer player […]