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Durham Bulls announce 2015 home schedule for DBAP

Durham Bulls announce 2015 home schedule for DBAP

2015 Durham Bulls DBAP home schedule DURHAM, NC August 21, 2014 – The Governors’ Cup Champion Durham Bulls today announce their home schedule for the 2015 International League season.  After opening the season on the road, the Bulls kick off their 72-game home slate on Wednesday, April 15 against the Norfolk Tides.  The regular season concludes at home on Monday, September 7. The Bulls will once again host a home game on the Fourth of July, when the division rival Tides visit the DBAP for the team’s annual Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza.  Other holiday home games include Memorial Day (May 25), Father’s Day (June 21), and Labor Day (September 7). The Pawtucket Red Sox, Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red […]

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North Carolina Mid-Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Carolina Trace Country Club

North Carolina Mid-Amateur Sectional Qualifying Results from Carolina Trace Country Club

SANFORD, NC August 20, 2014 – Sectional qualifying results of the 2014 North Carolina Mid-Amateur Championship hosted by Carolina Trace (Lake Course) in Sanford, NC on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 (6650 yards, Par 36-36—72, 73.6/137). Scott Lincicome of Pinehurst, carded a two-under par 70 to claim medalist honors. The cut line fell at six-over par 78. 26 players advanced to the 21st North Carolina Mid-Amateur Championship that will be played September 19-21 at Old Chatham in Durham, 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 Scott Lincicome, Pinehurst, N.C.   36-34–70  (-2) 2 Aaron York, Durham, N.C. […]

US Senior Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results from Duke University Golf Club

US Senior Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying Results from Duke University Golf Club

DURHAM, NC August 18, 2014 – Final results from U.S. Senior Amateur Championship sectional qualifying hosted by Duke University Golf Club in Durham, NC on Monday, August 18, 2014 (6585 yards, par 36-36—72, Rating: 71.8/134). Four qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at this qualifying site. Gary Robinson of Fayetteville, NC, Rock Cloninger of Fort Mill, SC and Trip Boinest of Shelby, NC all fired three-under par 69 to share medalist honors and take three of the four available spots.   Kelly Miller of Southern Pines, NC shot two-under par 70 and earned the final qualifying position by making a 25-foot putt for par on the third playoff hole.   The four qualifiers will advance to the U.S. Senior […]

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Duke Blue Devils Slip Past UNCW Seahawks In Exhibition, 1-0

Duke Blue Devils Slip Past UNCW Seahawks In Exhibition, 1-0

WILMINGTON, NC August 16, 2014 – Freshman midfielder Imani Dorsey scored just 50 seconds into the game and No. 18 Duke held on to edge host UNCW, 1-0, in the second and final preseason exhibition game for the Seahawks on Saturday at the UNCW Soccer Stadium. The Seahawks open the regular season on Friday at 7 p.m. against N.C. State in Raleigh. The Blue Devils face Ohio State on Friday at 5 p.m. in the UNC Nike Classic. Dorsey’s early score stood up after both teams tightened up defensively and battled to a stalemate the rest of the way before 296 fans. Dorsey took the ball on the left flank, dribbled through the Seahawk defense and launched a shot from […]

UNCW Seahawks Host No. 18 Duke Blue Devils In Second Exhibition

UNCW Seahawks Host No. 18 Duke Blue Devils In Second Exhibition

WILMINGTON, NC August 15, 2014 – The UNCW women’s soccer team plays its final tune-up of the 2014 preseason Saturday (Aug. 16) when another Atlantic Coast Conference foe, this time No. 18 Duke, visits the UNCW Soccer Stadium for a 6 p.m. clash. Tickets are $7 for adults and $2 for 15-under. UNCW students, faculty and staff are admitted free. For tickets to all of UNCW’s home women’s soccer contests, visit UNCWsports.com or contact the UNCW Athletic Ticket Office at (910) 962-3233. Coach Paul Cairney’s team played the first of two exhibition games this past Tuesday and fell to No. 4 North Carolina, 1-0, in a close match at home. The 20-year veteran coach is expecting another tough battle in […]

No. 14 South Carolina Women’s Soccer Travels to No. 18 Duke for Exhibition Thursday

No. 14 South Carolina Women’s Soccer Travels to No. 18 Duke for Exhibition Thursday

Game time set for 7 p.m. COLUMBIA, SC August 13, 2014 – No. 14 South Carolina travels to No. 18 Duke on Thursday for its lone exhibition contest of the 2014 campaign. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at Koskinen Stadium on the Duke University campus. GAME INFORMATION Date/Opponent: Thurs., Aug. 14 vs. No. 18 Duke Kickoff: 7 p.m. ET Location: Durham, N.C. Venue: Koskinen Stadium Live Stats: http://www.goduke.com/liveStats/liveStats.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=4200&LIST_SPORT_KEY=W_SOCCER   The preseason match-up will test the Gamecocks as Duke advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight last season, totaling a 9-9-6 overall record. The Blue Devils return seven starters from the 2013 squad and are welcoming the No. 2 rated recruiting class in the nation.   South Carolina is coming […]

Only 12 Regular Season Games Remain at the DBAP

Only 12 Regular Season Games Remain at the DBAP

Reigning Governors’ Cup Champion Bulls Return Home Friday for Ten-Game Stand DURHAM, NC August 13, 2014 – The first place Durham Bulls return to the DBAP this Friday to begin the final lengthy homestand of 2014. The ten-game home slate will feature visits from all three International League South Division rivals as the Bulls close in on their seventh division title in eight seasons. The final four fireworks shows of the regular season, an appearance by Brobee from Nick Jr.’s Yo Gabba Gabba!, and Bark in the Park highlight the promotional calendar. On Friday, August 15, the Bulls begin a three-game set with the Charlotte Knights to kick off the homestand. The 7:05 p.m. opener against the top White Sox […]

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Wil Myers to begin rehab assignment with Durham Bulls Saturday

Wil Myers to begin rehab assignment with Durham Bulls Saturday

2013 American League Rookie of the Year Set to Return to the DBAP Tomorrow Night DURHAM, NC August 8, 2014 – Reigning American League Rookie of the Year and Thomasville, NC native Wil Myers is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment with the Durham Bulls tomorrow, the Tampa Bay Rays have announced. Myers will DH for the Bulls on Saturday night as the Bulls continue their home series with the Buffalo Bisons. The 23-year-old graduate of Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, NC has been sidelined with a right wrist fracture since May 30. Prior to his injury, the former Durham Bull was hitting .227 with five home runs and 25 RBIs in 57 games for the Rays this season. […]

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2014 Governors’ Cup Playoff Tickets on sale now

2014 Governors’ Cup Playoff Tickets on sale now

Potential First Round Home Games at the DBAP Set for September 5, 6 and 7 DURHAM, NC August 7, 2014 – The defending International League Champion Durham Bulls have placed tickets on sale for the first round of the 2014 Governors’ Cup Playoffs. Durham Bulls Athletic Park would host Game Three of the best-of-five opening round on Friday, September 5.  The Friday night game would begin at 7:05pm and feature postgame fireworks. Games Four and Five would be played as necessary at the DBAP on September 6 and 7, respectively.  The Bulls currently lead the second-place Norfolk Tides and Charlotte Knights by 8.0games in the IL’s South Division. The first round series between the IL South Division and West Division […]

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First-Place Durham Bulls begin final month of regular season

First-Place Durham Bulls begin final month of regular season

Defending Champions Open August with Four-Day Home Series against Buffalo DURHAM, NC August 4, 2014 – The first-place Durham Bulls return to Downtown Durham this Thursday to begin the final full month of the regular season. Thursday’s homestand opener will feature a doubleheader against the Buffalo Bisons, who will be in town through Sunday.  The promotional slate is highlighted by an appearance from the Russian Bar Trio, two fireworks shows, Military Appreciation Night and Negro League Night. TICKETS: Durham Bulls (MILB) On Thursday, August 7, the Bulls welcome the Buffalo Bisons for a weekend series that will feature five games in four days. The teams open the series with a doubleheader, as they make up the July 13th game in […]

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