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Charlotte, NC: Largest city in North Carolina. Home of the Charlotte Bobcats, Charlotte Eagles, Charlotte Knights, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Charlotte Motor Speedway and more.

Charlotte Hornets Sign Free Agent Guard Brian Roberts

Charlotte Hornets Sign Free Agent Guard Brian Roberts

CHARLOTTE, NC July 23, 2014 – Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Brian Roberts.  Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Charlotte Hornets Tickets “Brian is a quality point guard who we believe will play a key role for us,” Cho said.  “We look forward to having him as part of our team.”   The 6-1 Roberts has spent the last two seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans, averaging 8.2 points, 3.0 assists, 1.6 rebounds and 19.9 minutes in 150 total games.  For his career, he has shot .418 from the field (457-1092), .372 from beyond the three-point line (123-331) and .929 from the free-throw line (195-210). […]

Charlotte Hornets Cody Zeller Named to 2014 USA Men’s Select Team

Charlotte Hornets Cody Zeller Named to 2014 USA Men’s Select Team

Team To Train With USA Men’s National Team July 28-31 In Las Vegas   CHARLOTTE, NC July 22, 2014 – USA Basketball today announced that Charlotte Hornets forward Cody Zeller is one of 13 players to be chosen for the 2014 USA Men’s Select team that will train July 28-31 with the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team during its training camp in Las Vegas. Zeller, who was named to the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie Second Team, played in all 82 games for Charlotte last season, averaging 6.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 17.3 minutes per game. He ranked sixth among NBA rookies in field goal percentage (.426, 172-404), tied for sixth in rebounding, seventh in free-throw percentage (.730) […]

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Charlotte Hornets Sign Free Agent Forward Marvin Williams

Charlotte Hornets Sign Free Agent Forward Marvin Williams

CHARLOTTE, NC July 21, 2014 – Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed free agent forward Marvin Williams.  Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We’re excited to add a player of Marvin’s caliber to our team,” Cho said.  “He will be a key piece of our frontcourt rotation with his versatility and ability to play both forward positions.”   The 6-9 Williams was the second overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft after one season at the University of North Carolina and earned All-Rookie Second Team honors.  In nine NBA seasons, he has played in 626 total games for the Atlanta Hawks and Utah Jazz, with career averages of 10.8 […]

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Charlotte Hornets Sign Free Agent Lance Stephenson

Charlotte Hornets Sign Free Agent Lance Stephenson

NBA’s 2013-14 Leader In Triple-Doubles Joins Charlotte’s Backcourt CHARLOTTE, NC July 18, 2014 – Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Lance Stephenson.  Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are extremely excited to add Lance to our team,” Cho said.  “He is a great up-and-coming player with an incredibly high ceiling.  He is an exceptional athlete who has the versatility and skill to play multiple positions on both offense and defense.  We believe he will be an outstanding addition to our roster.”   The 6-5 Stephenson finished second in NBA Most Improved Player voting last season after leading the league with five triple-doubles and averaging career […]

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North Carolina Amateur Match Play Sectional Qualifying Results from Rocky River Golf Club in Concord, NC

North Carolina Amateur Match Play Sectional Qualifying Results from Rocky River Golf Club in Concord, NC

CONCORD, NC July 16, 2014 – Sectional qualifying results of the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship hosted by Rocky River Golf Club in Concord, NC on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 (6818 yards, Par 36-36—72, 72.9/137). Taylor Dickson of Gastonia, NC carded a six-under par 66 to claim medalist honors. The cut line fell at five-over par 77. 25 players advanced to the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship that will be played July 30-August 3 at River Landing (Landing course) in Wallace, NC. This championship is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association which is in its 105th year of serving amateur golf in the Carolinas. Place Competitor Score     Qualifiers     1 Taylor Dickson, Gastonia, […]

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Mountain Island Lake Gets 24-Hour TowBoatUS Coverage

Mountain Island Lake Gets 24-Hour TowBoatUS Coverage

On the Water Assistance When You Need It CHARLOTTE, NC, July 15, 2014 – For years, boaters and anglers stuck with a dead battery, dead engine or empty fuel tank out on Mountain Island Lake had to hope that someone would get them back to the boat launch or dock. That’s because the lake had no around-the-clock on water boat towing service. Local law enforcement only patrolled the lake on weekends and provided tows, which was also likely not the best use of the officer’s time or taxpayer dollars. That has all changed with the opening of TowBoatUS Mountain Island Lake, a 24-hour on water towing and assistance service for routine breakdowns. The new location is the third for Capt. […]

CGA Announces 8th Carolinas Girls’ 15 and Under Championship

CGA Announces 8th Carolinas Girls’ 15 and Under Championship

8th CAROLINAS GIRLS’ 15 AND UNDER CHAMPIONSHIPAT COUNTRY CLUB OF WHISPERING PINES (PINES) IN WHISPERING PINES, NC – JULY 14-15, 2014 WEST END, NC July 14, 2014 – The 8th North Carolina Girls’ 15 and under Championship will be held at the Country Club of Whispering Pines (Pines) in Whispering Pines, NC on July 14-15, 2014. 41 players have entered the 2014 Carolinas Girls’ 15 and Under Championship. The championship format is divided into three divisions: Championship, Junior and Sub-Junior. Any player (regardless of age) can  compete for the overall Championship. This division will play 18 holes each day at approximately 5,700 yards. Any player (regardless of age) who wants to play 18 holes each day, but does not want […]

CGA Announces 18th Carolinas Boys’ 13 and Under Championship

CGA Announces 18th Carolinas Boys’ 13 and Under Championship

18th CAROLINAS BOYS’ 13 AND UNDER CHAMPIONSHIP AT ASHEBORO MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE IN ASHEBORO, NC – JULY 14-15, 2014 WEST END, NC July 14, 2014 – The 18th Carolinas Boys’ 13 and under Championship will be held at the Asheboro Municipal Golf Course in Asheboro, NC on July 14-15, 2014. 40 players have entered the 2014 Carolinas Boys’ 13 and Under Championship. The championship is conducted at match play. There is a 18-hole stroke play qualifying round to determine match play flights and seeding. The top 16 from the stroke play round will qualify for the championship flight. The other players will be in flights of 8 players based on their qualifying score. The championship flight will play 4 rounds […]

Charlotte Hornets trade Scotty Hopson to New Orleans Pelicans

Charlotte Hornets trade Scotty Hopson to New Orleans Pelicans

CHARLOTTE, NC July 13, 2014 – Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced today that the team has traded guard Scotty Hopson to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for cash considerations. The Hornets acquired Hopson yesterday, along with cash considerations, from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for center Brendan Haywood and the draft rights to forward Dwight Powell, the 45th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Hornets Sports & Entertainment owns the Charlotte Hornets and operates Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena.

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Charlotte Eagles Hold Charleston Battery 0-0

Charlotte Eagles Hold Charleston Battery 0-0

CHARLESTON, SC July 12, 2014 — The Charleston Battery defense rebounded from their recent performances as they played to a 0-0 draw against rival Charlotte Eagles on Saturday night in Charleston, S.C. at Blackbaud Stadium in front of a crowd 4,698 fans. “This is a tie and we wanted three points,” Coach Mike Anhaeuser said after the match. “Defensively we did a really good job. It was good to get a shutout. We just need to get that mix back and get one or two goals.” Neither team was able to get much going in the first half. While possession was relatively even, the Battery had the best opportunities of the half. Justin Portillo took the first shot on goal […]