CLEMSON, SC Dec. 15, 2014 — The men’s basketball game scheduled between Clemson and North Carolina on Saturday, Jan. 3 was announced today as an 8:15 p.m. tipoff. The ACC regular season opener for both teams will be televised by ESPN, Clemson’s first game on the network in 2014-15. Tickets are available for IPTAY members only and are limited to a total of four tickets. Members are asked to call 1-800-CLEMSON to purchase.
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Marine debris is a problem that continues to grow. Our waterways and oceans are constantly polluted with a wide variety of marine debris ranging from polystyrene trays and plastic bags to derelict fishing equipment and abandoned boats. Marine life, such as several Fish species, Whales, Sharks, Sea Turtles, and Birds have been known to ingest marine debris or become entangled in marine debris, which may lead to injury, intestinal blockage, and death. Marine debris is an Eastern North Carolina concern not only because of the threats to our native wildlife, our ecosystem and our own health, but it also washes up on beaches and shorelines degrading the environment, and effecting our local economy and tourism. Local cooperation and regional partnership is needed to create public awareness while developing ways to […]
Paige voted Preseason Player of Year; Okafor tabbed for Rookie honor CHARLOTTE, NC (theACC.com) Oct. 29, 2014 – Duke will enter the 2014-15 season as the Atlantic Coast Conference favorite, according to a vote of media in attendance at the league’s annual “Operation Basketball.” The Blue Devils, who return guards Quinn Cook and Rasheed Sulaimon, along with starting forward Amile Jefferson from last year’s team that finished 26-9 and tied for third place in the final ACC regular-season standings, received 41 of 65 first-place votes in Wednesday’s preseason poll. In addition to the solid group of veterans, the Blue Devils boast a talented cast of newcomers that includes 6-foot-11 freshman Jahlil Okafor. TICKETS: Duke Blue Devils Men’s Basketball North Carolina […]
CLEMSON, SC Sept. 24, 2014 – The 16th-ranked Clemson women’s soccer team hosts eighth-ranked North Carolina Thursday night at 7 p .m. at Historic Riggs Field. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3. Admission is free to all regular season home women’s soccer games, and the first 300 students through the gates on Thursday will receive a Clemson soccer t-shirt. The Tigers are 7-1-1 on the season and 0-1 in the ACC after suffering a 2-0 loss at second-ranked Virginia Tech last Friday in the conference opener. Clemson is ranked in all three major polls for the third consecutive week. The NSCAA ranks the Tigers the highest at 16th. Sophomores Tori Andreski and Catrina Atanda lead the Tigers with […]
WILMINGTON, NC August 12, 2014 – Freshman striker Megan Buckingham’s first half goal was all the scoring No. 4 UNC Chapel Hill needed as the Tar Heels edged UNCW, 1-0, in the women’s soccer exhibition opener for both teams Tuesday night at the UNCW Soccer Stadium. The Seahawks play another 6 p.m. home friendly Saturday against Duke, while the Tar Heels return home to entertain Missouri in their final preseason tune up on Friday at 4:30 p.m. With threatening skies hovering around the coast, the two teams locked up in a defensive battle until Buckingham took a pass from sophomore forward Sarah Ashley Firstenberg in the box and tapped the ball into the right-hand corner of the net at 39:10 […]
WILMINGTON, NC August 12, 2014 – With the start of the regular season less than two weeks away, the UNCW women’s soccer team takes on national power North Carolina Tuesday in the first of two exhibition games in five days against in-state opponents at the UNCW Soccer Stadium. The Seahawks and No. 4-ranked Tar Heels go head-to-head at 6 p.m. (gates open at 5 p.m.). Tickets are $7 for adults and $2 for 15-under. UNCW students, faculty and staff will be admitted free. “It’s such an honor to play UNC Chapel Hill,” said veteran UNCW Head Coach Paul Cairney. “They’ve won 21 national championships and we’re just hoping to stay with them and deal with their defensive pressure and try […]
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 […]
CHAPEL HILL, NC August 7, 2014: UNC President Tom Ross has offered the following statement on the 2014-15 state budget signed today by Governor McCrory: “We are grateful to the members of the General Assembly for their attention to our needs and the tools that we have been given to manage our resources. There is a lot to appreciate in this budget, including the first new investment by the General Assembly for parts of our strategic directions initiative and the support of the New Teacher Support program. “We continue to focus on our responsibility to produce a well-equipped talent force for our businesses and our communities. Highly talented faculty and staff are critical to these efforts. As […]
CHAPEL HILL, NC June 20, 2014 – Charlotte attorney John Fennebresque, a partner and vice chairman of the McGuireWoods law firm, will serve as the next chair of the UNC Board of Governors, the policy-making body of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. His two-year term begins July 1. In addition, Asheville attorney Louis Bissette was elected to serve as vice chair of the board, and Kinston pediatrician Joan Templeton Perry was elected board secretary. The new slate of officers was elected by acclamation today during the Board’s regular June meeting. Under North Carolina law, the UNC Board of Governors is responsible for the planning, development, and overall governance of all affairs of the state’s public university system, including determining […]
Three relay teams earned first-place finishes over the weekend Results CHAPEL HILL, NC March 22, 2014 – The East Carolina track and field program got the outdoor season off to a solid start as the Pirates tallied 10 first-place finishes at the Carolina Relays. “For the first meet of the outdoor season things went pretty well,” Head coach Curt Kraft said. “Both teams have to understand that when you go from the indoor season to the outdoor season there is transition involved. The big difference is weather conditions.” The Pirate relay squads all turned in excellent performances as the women’s 4×100-meter relay squad, the women’s 4×400-meter relay team, and the men’s 4×100-meter relay crew all earned first-place finishes in their respective […]