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Two-run ninth finishes Morehead City Marlins

Two-run ninth finishes Morehead City Marlins

FAYETTEVILLE NC July 30, 2014 – The Marlins held a 4-3 lead going into the bottom of the ninth on Thursday against Fayetteville, but fell apart in the inning allowing two runs to score without recording an out as the Swampdogs took the game by a 5-4 score, handing Morehead City their fourth straight loss. Matt Tindall, who had been three for three in save opportunities, came on to attempt to secure the final three outs for Morehead City. Tindall allowed the leadoff man Sam Hall to reach by a single, then walked a batter before an error scored the tying run. Shortyl after, a wild pitch—the third of the inning for Tindall—allowed Jacob Whiting to score the winning run. […]

5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship Round One Results from River Landing in Wallace, NC

5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship Round One Results from River Landing in Wallace, NC

WALLACE, NC July 30, 2014 – First round results of the 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by River Landing (Landing) in Wallace, NC on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (6909 yards, par 36-36—72, 73.4/133). Former East Carolina University standout Eric Brady of Cary fired a seven-under par 65 on the Landing course to take a one shot lead after the first round of the North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship. Brady carded six birdies and an eagle versus one bogey in his round. Reigning North Carolina Amateur champion, Joshua Martin of Pinehurst and Thomas Eldridge of Raleigh each posted a six-under par 66 to share second place.   Patrick Cover of Huntersville stands […]

Wilmington Sharks Stumble at the Swamp, Lose 10-7

Wilmington Sharks Stumble at the Swamp, Lose 10-7

FAYETTEVILLE, NC July 29, 2014 – The Wilmington Sharks will end the regular season without a win in Fayetteville after falling to the SwampDogs Monday night by a score of 10-7, despite knocking 12 hits. The Wilmington loss was the sixth loss in six tries at the Swamp, and an untimely sixth consecutive, as the Sharks need a late push in order to qualify for the Petit Cup Playoffs in August. The offense for the Sharks picked up in the top of the first inning with singles from Nate Moorhouse and Steven Linkous. Moorhouse would score on an errant throw by the SwampDogs catcher prompted by the double steal. Sharks starter Beau Dees was dealing early in the contest. Dees […]

CGA Announces 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship

CGA Announces 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship

5th NORTH CAROLINA AMATEUR MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP AT RIVER LANDING (LANDING), WALLACE, NC – JULY 30-AUGUST 3, 2014 WEST END, NC July 28, 2014 – The 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship will be held at River Landing (Landing Course) in Wallace, NC on July 30- August 3, 2014. 119 players have qualified for the 2014 North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship. The championship format is 36 holes of stroke play to determine 32 qualifiers for match play. The defending champion is seeded number one if otherwise eligible. Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has not reached his 13th birthday by July 30, 2014, is a legal resident of North Carolina, is a member in good […]

Carolinas Golf Association: Results For One-Day Tournament At Southern Pines Golf Club

Carolinas Golf Association: Results For One-Day Tournament At Southern Pines Golf Club

WEST END, NC July 28, 2014 – Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association’s One-Day Tournament at Southern Pines Golf Club, in Southern Pines, NC on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Gross scores are listed. Tournament format is 18 holes of individual stroke play, both gross and net. 100% of course handicap is used to determine net scores. Entry is open to any amateur golfer who is a member of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association, and has a current USGA handicap index® at a CGA member club. The field is divided into divisions based upon handicap index, gender and age: Players may choose to compete in any division in which they are eligible. For complete […]

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Benson Foundation for the Arts presents “A Night on Broadway”

Benson Foundation for the Arts presents “A Night on Broadway”

BENSON, NC July 28, 2014 – The Benson Foundation for the Arts presents, “A NIGHT ON BROADWAY,” Saturday August 23rd at 7:30pm and Sunday August 24th at 3pm. The musical variety show will be presented at the W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in the Benson Municipal Building, 303 E. Church St. Benson 27504. “A NIGHT ON BROADWAY” will be highlighting some of the best songs Broadway musicals have introduced over the past 65 years. The cast of 27 will perform numbers from shows that will include Spamelot, Annie, Cabaret, The Music Man, Guys and Dolls, Sweeney Todd, Evita, Jekyll and Hyde, and Gypsy. Richard Davis writes and directs, D. H. Johnson produces, Justine Blackmon is musical director. Appearing in the show will […]

Carolinas Golf Association: Results For One-Day Tournamet at Legacy Golf Links

Carolinas Golf Association: Results For One-Day Tournamet at Legacy Golf Links

WEST END, NC July 28, 2014 – Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association’s One-Day Tournament at Legacy Golf Links, Aberdeen, NC on Sunday, July 27, 2014. Gross scores are listed. Tournament format is 18 holes of individual stroke play, both gross and net. 100% of course handicap is used to determine net scores. Entry is open to any amateur golfer who is a member of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association, and has a current USGA handicap index® at a CGA member club. The field is divided into divisions based upon handicap index, gender and age: Players may choose to compete in any division in which they are eligible. For complete results of the […]

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Wilson Tobs: You’re Invited to Slugger’s Birthday Party TONIGHT at  5:00 pm

Wilson Tobs: You’re Invited to Slugger’s Birthday Party TONIGHT at 5:00 pm

Greetings! Happy Birthday Slugger!! WILSON, NC July 27, 2014 – This year is Slugger’s 16th season with us, and we want you to help us celebrate! Join us tonight at Fleming for his birthday and celebrate with Slugger, the Tobs and all of Slugger’s mascot friends. The Tobs take on the Fayetteville SwampDogs tonight at 5:00 pm. Gates open at 4:00 pm. Tonight’s game is sponsored by Bridgestone and Sweet Creations who will be providing Slugger’s birthday cake! How sweet! We hope to see you at the ball park! Shelby Zack, Media Relations Assistant Wilson Tobs Baseball Club

Fins Get Swamped 9-0

Fins Get Swamped 9-0

WILMINGTON, NC July 26, 2014 – The Fayetteville SwampDogs blanked the Sharks Saturday night at the Shark Tank for their fifth consecutive loss. Wilmington was held scoreless for just the third time all season – the last time being a month ago to the date against the Wilson Tobs. Fayetteville’s offense struck early in often Saturday night, picking up their first run in the top of the first inning following two errors by the Sharks defense. Three more SwampDogs runs would cross in the visiting half of the second inning, by way of three Fayetteville hits. On the evening, Haswell would strike out three batters, allowing four runs on three hits. Joe O’Donnell was brought out in relief of Haswell […]

17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship Final Results from Seven Lakes Country Club in Seven Lakes, NC

17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship Final Results from Seven Lakes Country Club in Seven Lakes, NC

SEVEN LAKES, NC July 25, 2014 – Final results of the 17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association hosted by Seven Lakes Country Club in Seven Lakes, NC on Friday, July 25, 2014 (Par 36-36—72, Males=6094 yards; Females=4967 yards). Kevin and Jodee Tindal of Rock Hill, SC fired a five-under par 67 to win the 17th Carolinas Parent-Child Championship by two strokes.   “Jodee drove it dead straight all day,” stated Kevin Tindal. “We then had a spurt where we made a few birdies.”   The win marks the first CGA championship title for both the 44-year-old Kevin Tindal and daughter Jodee who is a rising sophomore at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, SC.   Carolinas […]