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NASL Match Preview: Carolina RailHawks Host Atlanta Silverbacks

NASL Match Preview: Carolina RailHawks Host Atlanta Silverbacks

RailHawks Host Silverbacks in NASL Match of the Week on ESPN3   CARY, NC August 29, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks (3W-0T-5L, 9pts) return to NASL action on Saturday August 30th to take on southern rival, Atlanta Silverbacks (2W-2T-3L, 8pts) at WakeMed Soccer Park. Saturday’s match-up is schedule to kick-off at 7:30pm and will be featured as the NASL Match of the Week on ESPN3. The RailHawks currently sit in fourth place in the NASL Combined Standings after winning three of their last five games. The top four teams qualify to the Championship (the league’s four-team post-season tournament). The RailHawks most recent victory was this past weekend in Florida when they defeated the Tampa Bay Rowdies 1-0. Since the inception […]

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Carolina RailHawks to Host Fourth Annual Kicks for Kids Night

Carolina RailHawks to Host Fourth Annual Kicks for Kids Night

Charitable Night benefiting families is presented with PNC Bank CARY, NC August 27, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks’ Spread Your Wings Charity, Inc will host the Fourth Annual ‘Kicks for Kids’ Night presented by PNC Bank and sponsored by Duke Energy on Saturday, September 20th when the RailHawks host The New York Cosmos. Spread Your Wings Charity teams up with various local charities including the American Diabetes Association, Boys and Girls Club, North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals and other local non-profits on ‘Kicks for Kids’ Night to provide youth and their families the opportunity to experience a RailHawks game and soccer clinic. “Kicks for Kids Night is a program that resonates with soccer passionate community leaders and Is the […]

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Carolina RailHawks Win Crucial Match on the Road over Tampa Bay Rowdies

Carolina RailHawks Win Crucial Match on the Road over Tampa Bay Rowdies

Defeat the Tampa Bay Rowdies 1-0 ST. PETESBURG, FL (August 23, 2014) – A late goal by midfielder Tiyi Shipalane was all the Carolina RailHawks (3W-0T-5L, 9pts) needed to defeat the Tampa Bay Rowdies (3W-0T-3L, 9pts) 1-0 and earn 3 valuable points on Saturday night at Al Lang Stadium in Florida. “We are delighted with the win,” said RailHawks Head Coach Colin Clarke. “It has been a tough couple of weeks for us losing some heartbreakers at home – we also had a tough time on the road this season, but we now have two road wins in a row. We needed this win and I think we deserved it.”   The first half is one that both team would […]

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Match Preview: Carolina RailHawks at Tampa Bay Rowdies

Match Preview: Carolina RailHawks at Tampa Bay Rowdies

Watch the game live at www.NASLLive.com CARY, NC August 22, 2014 - This coming Saturday the Carolina RailHawks (2W- 0T-5L, 6pts) will travel to Florida to take on NASL rival, the Tampa Bay Rowdies (3W-0T-2L, 9pts). Saturday’s matchup at AL Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, FL is set for 7:30pm. Follow the match live on NASLLive.com. The RailHawks are coming off a tough loss at home to FC Edmonton this past weekend. Two goals from Zack Schilawski were not enough to secure the win for the Carolina RailHawks. A 94th-minute extra-time penalty kick gave Edmonton their third goal in the RailHawks 3-2 loss, and snapped the RailHawks 6-match home unbeaten streak against FC Edmonton under the leadership of Colin Clarke.   This […]

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Carolina RailHawks Aquire Kwame Watson-Siriboe on Loan

Carolina RailHawks Aquire Kwame Watson-Siriboe on Loan

Defender added for the reminder of the 2014 NASL Season CARY, NC August 22, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks have acquired defender Kwame Watson-Siriboe from MLS expansion side New York City FC on a loan for the remainder of the 2014 NASL season. Watson-Siriboe, 28, was acquired by New York City FC in a trade from Real Salt Lake on August 11, 2014. “We are delighted to add a player with Kwame’s experience at this point of the season,” said RailHawks Head Coach Colin Clarke. “We want to thank New York City FC for making this deal happen, and we look forward to Kwame helping us reach our goals and win the championship.” The California native made 19 total appearances […]

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Booth Amphitheatre: Pickin’ In The Pines Bluegrass Series Returning This Fall

Booth Amphitheatre: Pickin’ In The Pines Bluegrass Series Returning This Fall

CARY, NC August 20, 2014 —While the summer concert season at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre is still heating up, plans for what is quickly becoming an annual mid-week concert series have been finalized and will surely satisfy Bluegrass Music fans this fall!  Concerts have been scheduled for Wednesday nights beginning September 3rd and will continue weekly until the International Bluegrass Festival comes to town in October! Tickets are once again only $5 for adults, kids 12 and under are free and pets and picnics welcome! So join us every Wednesday evening from 5:30 – 8:30 for some of the region’s very best Bluegrass entertainment. Tickets on-sale starting Wednesday, August 20th at the amphitheatre box office or through etix.com. TICKETS: Booth Amphitheatre […]

Carolina RailHawks Lose Heartbreaker to FC Edmonton

Carolina RailHawks Lose Heartbreaker to FC Edmonton

Lose 3-2 at WakeMed Soccer Park CARY, NC (August 16, 2014) – Two goals by RailHawks forward Zack Schilawski weren’t enough for the Carolina RailHawks (2W-0T-5L, 6pts) to defeat FC Edmonton (2W-2T-3L, 8pts) on Saturday night at WakeMed Soccer Park. The 3-2 loss snapped the RailHawks 4-match home unbeaten streak against FC Edmonton dating back to 2012. Zack Schilawski had the first goal of the match in the 12th minute as he found the back of the net with a tremendous header off a cross from defender Jordan Graye. His second goal of the match came in the 75th minute off a penalty kick. FC Edmonton came alive in the second half scoring all three of their goals after the […]

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U.S. Women’s National Team Parking & Game-day Advisory

U.S. Women’s National Team Parking & Game-day Advisory

Sell-out crowd to watch the U.S. WNT take on Switzerland at WakeMed Soccer Park CARY, NC August 15, 2014 – With 10,000 fans anticipated to watch the first friendly between the US Women’s National Team and Switzerland, the Carolina RailHawks and, the Town of Cary are working together closely to ensure traffic and parking for the August 20th match at WakeMed Soccer Park runs as smoothly as possible. Game time is 7:30 p.m.; gates open at 4 p.m. TICKETS: Exhibition US Women’s National Team vs Switzerland All entrances and exits to WakeMed Soccer Park will be fully operational for arrival and departure. Please keep in mind that with a mid-week game, additional traffic is expected due to local commuter and […]

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Carolina RailHawks Join The Chef’s Academy for a “Cook-Off with a Kick” to Benefit North Carolina Food Bank

Carolina RailHawks Join The Chef’s Academy for a “Cook-Off with a Kick” to Benefit North Carolina Food Bank

Aug. 28 community event to include team meet-and-greet, food tasting and beer sampling CARY, NC August 14, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks will be stepping off the pitch Thursday, August 28, to compete for bragging rights in a food challenge at The Chef”s Academy’s, Morrisville campus, 2001 Carrington Mill Blvd, from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is open to the public, with a $5 donation or the contribution of five non-perishable food items per person, with all collections going to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. “The Chef’s Academy has always enjoyed engaging our community in events to raise funds or collect canned goods for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina,” said Chef Jeffrey Bane, campus president and […]

Carolina RailHawks to Play UNC Men’s Soccer Team Next Week

Carolina RailHawks to Play UNC Men’s Soccer Team Next Week

The match will serve as a fundraiser for the Kirk Urso Memorial Fund CARY, NC August 11, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks announced on Monday, that they will be playing a charity exhibition match against the UNC Men’s Soccer Team on Monday, August 18th at Fetzer Field, in Chapel Hill. The match will serve as a fundraiser for the Kirk Urso Memorial Fund. Admission is free, but donations will be collected to support the former Tar Heel captain who passed away suddenly at the age of 22 of an Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy on August 5, 2012. “The RailHawks organization believes fully in the mission of the Kirk Urso Fund and is proud to play a part in raising funds […]