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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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No. 14 South Carolina Defeats Vanderbilt 48-34

No. 14 South Carolina Defeats Vanderbilt 48-34

Sophomore Pharoh Cooper totals 189 yards; records career-highs with 10 receptions and 114 yards receiving. NASHVILLE, TN Sept. 21, 2014 – After a trailing 14-0 early in the game, No. 14 South Carolina came back to defeat Vanderbilt on the road, 48-34, Saturday night at Vanderbilt Stadium. It only took 11 seconds into the game for the Commodores to get on the board as Darrius Sims found an alley on the opening kickoff and returned it 91 yards for a touchdown, his first of two of the night, to give Vanderbilt the early 7-0 lead. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks football (SEC Football) On the Commodores next drive, Patton Robinette hit an open Davis Dudchock for a 29-yard gain off of […]

2014 USL PRO Championship Game Set

2014 USL PRO Championship Game Set

Republic FC to host City Islanders Saturday night at Bonney Field   TAMPA, FL Sept. 21, 2014 – Sacramento Republic FC will host the Harrisburg City Islanders in the 2014 USL PRO Championship Game on Saturday night at 10:30 p.m. ET at Bonney Field after a dramatic night of action that saw both teams advance with 3-2 victories in the playoff semifinals. The City Islanders took their second consecutive road upset against the Richmond Kickers, while Sacramento rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat the LA Galaxy II. No. 8 Harrisburg City Islanders 3, No. 4 Richmond Kickers 2 Morgan Langley had a goal and an assist as the City Islanders held off a late rally by the Kickers to […]

Posted in: Events, Soccer
Fireworks On and Off the Field for the Carolina RailHawks

Fireworks On and Off the Field for the Carolina RailHawks

The Carolina RailHawks defeat the New York Cosmos 5-4 CARY, NC Sept. 21, 2014 – In what ended up being a record setting Kicks for Kids Night presented by PNC Bank, 5,593 fans witnessed the Carolina RailHawks (5W-1T-6L, 16pts) post an explosive 5-4 victory against the 2013 Soccer Bowl Champions New York Cosmos (4W-4T-4L, 16pts) on Saturday night at WakeMed Soccer Park followed by a post-game fireworks show to celebrate the victory. “There was a never-say-die attitude about both teams and a lot of goals,” said RailHawks Head Coach Colin Clarke. “Obviously we made it a lot harder than we should have – we weren’t good defending, but a great response after halftime. Three points – that’s the most important thing tonight.” The […]

Posted in: Cary NC, Events, Soccer
Wilmington Artist Harriet M. Forbis selected 2014 Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Poster Contest Winner

Wilmington Artist Harriet M. Forbis selected 2014 Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Poster Contest Winner

CAROLINA BEACH, NC Sept. 15, 2014 – This year’s Artist for the 21st Annual Pleasure Island Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival is Wilmington artist Harriet M. Forbis with her New Orleans Jazz-inspired tuba performer with a glow in his rainbow-cloaked eyes. Harriett states that on a 2010 venture to the Delta City of New Orleans, she came across a unique and sizable performer at Café Du Monde that inspired this wonderfully kaleidescoped rainbow piece entitled “Jazz: The Soul of New Orleans”. Harriet is a former resident of Winston-Salem, NC and relocated to southeast North Carolina three years ago. Harriet worked for the State of North Carolina as a teacher of children with disabilities and as a consultant with the North […]

ESPN To Televise South Carolina-Missouri Game

ESPN To Televise South Carolina-Missouri Game

COLUMBIA, SC Sept. 15, 2014 – The South Carolina-Missouri football game, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27 will kick at 7 p.m. ET and will be televised nationally on ESPN, it was announced by the league office today. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks Football (SEC Football) Here is the SEC television schedule for Saturday, September 27 Saturday, September 27: SEC NETWORK  12:00 ET Vanderbilt at Kentucky ESPN 12:00 ET Tennessee at Georgia CBS   3:30 ET Texas A&M vs. Arkansas (In Arlington, TX) SEC NETWORK   4:00 ET La. Tech at Auburn ESPN     7:00 ET Missouri at South Carolina SEC NETWORK   7:30 ET New Mexico State at LSU FSN   7:30 ET Memphis at Ole Miss

Widespread Panic announces on sale dates for New Year’s Eve and Tunes For Tots Benefit concerts

Widespread Panic announces on sale dates for New Year’s Eve and Tunes For Tots Benefit concerts

WIDESPREAD PANIC NEW YEAR’S EVE 2014 Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte – December 31 TUNES FOR TOTS BENEFIT CONCERT The Fillmore Charlotte – December 30     WIDESPREAD PANIC returns to Charlotte for their 2nd annual New Year’s Eve blow out bash at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 31, 2014. TICKETS: Widespread Panic Tickets go on sale Friday September 26 at 10am at LiveNation.com, the Time Warner Cable Arena box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   This is a food drive event.  (View a special one song performance of Widespread Panic performing 333-feet underground via the PBS series Bluegrass Underground.) For a full list of dates visit www.widespreadpanic.com.  *ALL SHOWS ARE FOOD DRIVE EVENTS*  For more information or […]

Sea Shepherd volunteers to become “Living Photo Exhibition” at SeaWorld during International Marine Animal Trainers’ Association Conference

Sea Shepherd volunteers to become “Living Photo Exhibition” at SeaWorld during International Marine Animal Trainers’ Association Conference

SEA SHEPHERD ORLANDO CHAPTER VOLUNTEERS TO DEMONSTRATE & BECOME “LIVING PHOTO EXHIBITION” AT SEAWORLD DURING ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MARINE ANIMAL TRAINERS’ ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE The connection between the live trade in dolphins for human entertainment and the dolphin drive hunts cannot be denied   ORLANDO, FL Sept. 12, 2014 – The Orlando chapter of the marine conservation non-profit Sea Shepherd Conservation Society will hold a demonstration and “living photo exhibition” outside of SeaWorld, as members of the International Marine Animal Trainers’ Association (IMATA) gather in the Florida city for their annual conference. During the demonstration, Sea Shepherd volunteers will hold disturbing images of the annual drive hunts, captive selection and brutal slaughter of dolphins and small whales in Taiji, Japan, ground zero for […]

Posted in: Conservation
UNCW Seahawks At Home Often For 2014-15 Women’s Slate

UNCW Seahawks At Home Often For 2014-15 Women’s Slate

WILMINGTON, NC Sept. 9, 2014 – Head Coach Adell Harris and the UNCW women’s basketball team will be playing at Trask Coliseum early and often during the upcoming 2014-15 season, including serving as hosts for a pair of holiday tournaments in late November and December. The Seahawks have a 29-game slate overall and the ledger features 17 home dates and 12 road contests in Harris’ third season with the club. The favorable home ledger doesn’t bother Harris one bit. “We’re really excited about our schedule,” said Harris. “We have nine tests at home to get ready for the conference schedule. We really wanted to place an emphasis on playing on our home court and having some pride here at Trask […]

Cruise the Coast to Celebrate National Estuaries Day

Cruise the Coast to Celebrate National Estuaries Day

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC Sept. 9. 2014 – The N.C. Coastal Federation is hosting the inaugural “Cruise for the Coast” to celebrate our estuaries and support the federation’s education programs. The three-hour cruise to Masonboro Island will depart from Carolina Beach on Sunday, Sept. 28, at 4 p.m. aboard the 65-foot Winner Cruise Queen.   On the island, participants can walk the beach with federation staff and Richard Cecelski of Carolina Ocean Studies. The return trip will be through Snow’s Cut, just in time for the sunset, and guests can enjoy music, complimentary food and non-alcoholic beverages on the upper deck.   National Estuaries Day is an annual celebration that’s been held since 1988 to highlight the importance, beauty and vulnerability […]

Charlotte Hornets And Lowe’s To Donate $50,000 In Education Grants

Charlotte Hornets And Lowe’s To Donate $50,000 In Education Grants

Charlotte-Area Public Schools & Nonprofits Can Apply On Hornets.com   CHARLOTTE, NC Sept. 9, 2014 – The Charlotte Hornets and Lowe’s today announced they will award $50,000 for education-related projects in Mecklenburg County this fall as part of the longtime partners’ education grant program. For the second consecutive year, the grants will fund high-need projects at public schools and nonprofit education programs in the Charlotte area. Charlotte-area public schools (kindergarten through 12th grade) and all 501(c)(3) organizations that support public education in Mecklenburg County are eligible to apply for a grant at http://www.nba.com/hornets/2014-15-education-grant-application. The application period is open now and will run until Oct. 10. Proposals will be evaluated by a review panel established by the Hornets and Lowe’s, and grant […]