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Lauer Sounds Off: Why I Love Every Move The Bobcats Front Office Made this Offseason

Lauer Sounds Off: Why I Love Every Move The Bobcats Front Office Made this Offseason

The radio voice of the Bobcats, Scott Lauer, will be contributing a weekly blog this season giving his take on what’s happening with the team and around the NBA. What does Lauer think of the Cats offseason moves so far?

Jeff Gordon Unveils Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Paint Scheme for Bank of America 500

Jeff Gordon Unveils Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Paint Scheme for Bank of America 500

Jeff Gordon and Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kicked off this weekend’s Food Lion AutoFair by revealing a special paint scheme that the driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet will race in the Oct. 13 Bank of America…

Saturday Proclaimed as Hunting and Fishing Day in North Carolina

Saturday Proclaimed as Hunting and Fishing Day in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 20, 2012) — Gov. Beverly Perdue has proclaimed Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, as Hunting and Fishing Day in North Carolina, coinciding with National Hunting and Fishing Day. National Hunting and Fishing Day is set aside to recognize the conservation achievements of hunters and anglers that benefit everyone who appreciates wildlife and the outdoors. “This year also marks the 75th anniversary of the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program, one of the most significant and successful partnerships to benefit conservation in American history,” said Travis Casper, the state hunter education coordinator. “Thanks to hunters and anglers, all species can benefit from the increased protection of habitat and natural resources, and everyone can appreciate those contributions.” In celebration of […]

The Pinno Perspective: Giving Back

The Pinno Perspective: Giving Back

Athletic Communications intern Stacey Pinno joins Tori Sewel and Marlee Cadwell to review their mission trip to South Africa.

PEAK Motor Oil Named Title Sponsor of World of Outlaws World Finals

PEAK Motor Oil Named Title Sponsor of World of Outlaws World Finals

The World of Outlaws and Charlotte Motor Speedway are pleased to announce PEAK® Motor Oil as title sponsor of the World of Outlaws World Finals Nov. 1-3, 2012, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. In addition, NAPA Auto Parts will be presenting sponsor …

Veterans and Military Families Support Pat McCrory for Governor

Veterans and Military Families Support Pat McCrory for Governor

Raleigh, N.C. – Today, the McCrory campaign is proud to launch Veterans for McCrory, a statewide coalition of North Carolina veterans and military families who are committed to electing new leadership to the governor’s office to lead a Carolina comeback. Retired North Carolina Army National Guard Brigadier General Bud Martin will chair the coalition and Ilario Pantano, former enlisted United States Marine Corps Sniper and Infantry Platoon Commander, will serve as Vice Chair. Later today, Veterans for McCrory will join Pat McCrory and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley in Fayetteville for a campaign rally, where McCrory will discuss his vision for North Carolina’s future and reaffirm his commitment to our state’s veterans, active duty service men and women and their […]

NHL Cancels Preseason Schedule Through Sept. 30

NHL Cancels Preseason Schedule Through Sept. 30

NEW YORK – The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012 preseason schedule through Sept. 30. In addition, the 2012 Kraft Hockeyville preseason game, scheduled for Oct. 3 in Belleville, Ontario, has been postponed to 20…

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Payne McLeod, Lori Beth Adams Sweep CAA Golf Honors

Payne McLeod, Lori Beth Adams Sweep CAA Golf Honors

Juniors Payne McLeod and Lori Beth Adams gave UNCW a sweep of the CAA's Player-of-the-Week honors in men's and women's golf.

Posted in: Events, Golf, Wilmington NC
Yummies for Tummies

Yummies for Tummies

To benefit the Caring for Kids at NHRMC Radiothon on Sunny 104.5 FM Wilmington, NC – Sunny 104.5 is holding its Fourth Annual Caring for kids at NHRMC Radiothon on September 26th and 27th. We will once again be broadcasting live from the lobby of the Betty H. Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital to tell the story of the county owned hospitals impact on quality of life. The proceeds from this year’s Radiothon, are earmarked to buy the new Pediatric Gastroenterologist equipment to help in the diagnosis of reflux problems in young children. Betty H Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Chip Williams, now practicing as the only pediatric gastroenterologist in New Hanover county. In an […]

SportSouth to Televise All 82 Charlotte Bobcats Games

SportSouth to Televise All 82 Charlotte Bobcats Games

Games to be Seen in More than 2.8 Million Households,  a 50% Increase from 2011-12 NBA Season ATLANTA – SportSouth today announced the network will televise all 82 regular-season games of the Charlotte Bobcats 2012-13 NBA season, all in high definition. Bobcats games will be seen on SportSouth in more than 2.8 million households throughout North and South Carolina, a 50% increase in household distribution from 2011-12. SportSouth is in its fifth year as the Bobcats’ regional television partner. Former Charlotte Hornets standout Dell Curry returns to the SportSouth broadcast team for his fourth year with play-by-play announcer Steve Martin, a broadcaster for more than 25 years, and courtside reporter Stephanie Ready, entering her 9th year with the Bobcats. In […]

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