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Carolina Hurricanes: NHL Announces Cancellation of Exhibition Games

Carolina Hurricanes: NHL Announces Cancellation of Exhibition Games

Hurricanes outline interest, discount plans for season ticket holders By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC– The National Hockey League today announced the cancellation of the balance of the league’s exhibition schedule, due to the absence of a Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and the NHL. Included in today’s cancellations are the Carolina Hurricanes’ contest against the Montreal Canadiens in Quebec City on Oct. 2, the team’s game in Montreal on Oct. 3 and its preseason finale at PNC Arena against the Columbus Blue Jackets. In addition, the Hurricanes today announced measures to recognize the loyalty of season ticket holders who keep their money on account with the team, should a new agreement not be reached in time to […]

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UNCW Basketball Tip-Off Luncheon Set

UNCW Basketball Tip-Off Luncheon Set

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Seahawk fans can meet and speak with men’s basketball coach Buzz Peterson and new women’s basketball coach Adell Harris when they preview the 2012-13 season at the upcoming UNCW Basketball Tip-Off Luncheon.   The event, featuring an all-you-can-eat buffet, takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Buffalo Wild Wings on Old Eastwood Road from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.   Peterson, who begins his third season this fall, and Harris, who accepted the post last summer, will provide an in-depth look at their respective teams, players and the schedule. The coaches will also host a question and answer session and season tickets will be available for purchase.   Hosted by Mike Vaccaro, UNCW’s play-by-play voice, the event returns […]

Cougars Back in Action at Charlotte Invitational

Cougars Back in Action at Charlotte Invitational

CHARLESTON, S.C. – After a week off from competition following the Winthrop Invitational, the College of Charleston men’s and women’s cross country teams travel to Charlotte, N.C. Friday for the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational. A total of 43 schools will be represented including Wake Forest, Clemson, South Carolina, Virginia Tech and several Southern Conference schools. Many of these schools will be back on Nov. 9 as the NCAA Southeast Regional will be ran on the same course at McAlpine Park in Charlotte. The women’s 6K race will be contested at 3:30 PM with the men’s 8K race to follow starting at 4:15 PM. The Cougars last competed Sept. 15 at the Winthrop Invitational where the women’s team finished 12th and […]

13th annual Great Mullet Run by the Swansboro Rotary Club

13th annual Great Mullet Run by the Swansboro Rotary Club

Swansboro, NC – The 13th annual Great Mullet Run, sponsored by the Swansboro Rotary Club and Tideland News, will be run Nov. 10 in Swansboro. The event also includes a one-mile walk/run. Both races will begin and end at the Hammock Beach State Park Visitors Center. The 5K course is USATF certified. The mile run is scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K starts at 9:30 a.m. The race is dedicated to the memory of Lee Cooper of Peletier, who died in February 2007. Cooper, who was a retired U.S. Marine and an avid runner with more than 100 marathons to his credit, was a long-time supporter of the Mullet Run. Race participants can register online at Active.com. […]

Carolina Ale House Nominated as North America’s Best Sports Bar on ESPN Mobile

Carolina Ale House Nominated as North America’s Best Sports Bar on ESPN Mobile

Raleigh-based establishment could go all­-the-way! Raleigh, NC – The Carolina Ale House could be soon known as North America’s Best Sports Bar. ESPN Mobile announced Wednesday twelve restaurants around the country that are in the running and Carolina Ale House made it to the big dance.  Carolina Ale House was established in Raleigh in 1999 and now touts 20 locations throughout the southeast.   If Carolina Ale House wins, the restaurant and the fan who nominated it will receive a Monday Night Football experience sponsored by ESPN Mobile.   Fans of Carolina Ale House can vote at m.espn.go.com/wireless/hotcorner?id=8292292.  Voting ends Tuesday, Oct. 2.   “We are thrilled that Carolina Ale House has made it to the national spotlight. Our sports-centric […]

Richard Childress Racing Drivers Look Forward to Homecoming When NASCAR Returns to Charlotte for the Bank of America 500

Richard Childress Racing Drivers Look Forward to Homecoming When NASCAR Returns to Charlotte for the Bank of America 500

Charlotte, NC – NASCAR team owner Richard Childress has a lot of fond memories of Charlotte Motor Speedway, and he and his stable of drivers are looking forward to adding new memories when NASCAR returns to the legendary 1.5-mile superspeedway for the Bank of America 500 week, Oct. 10-13. “I’ve had so many memories at Charlotte – wins, almost wins, black flags, you name it,” Childress said during a media luncheon at Richard Childress Racing to preview the upcoming races at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “The thing about Charlotte, it’s a family race. Everyone’s family is there. Pit crews, crew chiefs, everyone brings their family. It’s a great family atmosphere.” With just two weeks until drivers and teams return to the […]

ECU Football Hosts UTEP

ECU Football Hosts UTEP

Kickoff Slated for 7:00 p.m. on Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Greenville, NC Sept. 27, 2012 East Carolina Game 5: UTEP Date Saturday, September 29 Time 7:00 p.m. (ET) Location Greenville, N.C. (Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium) Tickets & Parking Game Tickets | Parking Map Live Game Coverage Radio: WNCT 107.9FM and ECU All-Access Listen Live Television: WITN l All-Access (subscription) Internet Options Gametracker Game Notes East Carolina | UTEP 2012 Football Statistics East Carolina | UTEP ECU Football Central Gameday Central | Roster | Fact Book Conference USA Football | NCAA Football GREENVILLE, N.C. – After facing two AQ Bowl Championship Series (BCS) opponents in its first four games, including a South Carolina program that is ranked among college football’s Top 10, East Carolina will […]

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to Attend ‘Carolina Comeback’ Rally with Pat McCrory in Emerald Isle

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to Attend ‘Carolina Comeback’ Rally with Pat McCrory in Emerald Isle

RALEIGH, N.C. – On Saturday, September 29, Pat McCrory will welcome Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to North Carolina to attend a “Carolina Comeback” rally in Emerald Isle. The rally is free and open to the public. Governor Deal will also attend a fundraiser for the McCrory campaign in Emerald Isle. Carteret County WHO: Pat McCrory and Governor Nathan Deal WHAT: Carolina Comeback Rally WHEN: Saturday, September 29, 2012 6:00pm WHERE: Holiday Trav-L-Park Resort 9102 Coast Guard Road Emerald Isle, North Carolina Paid for by The Pat McCrory Committee PO Box 98027 Raleigh, NC 27624 | 919-324-3622

Gary Shell Cross-City Trail Run, Ride & Roll Event

Gary Shell Cross-City Trail Run, Ride & Roll Event

Saturday, October 27 Halyburton Park 4099 S. 17th Street Wilmington, NC Registration: 9 a.m. | Event: 10 a.m. Participants will walk, run, bike, or skate along the Gary Shell Cross-City Trail from Halyburton Park to Empie Park and back to Halyburton Park. A shuttle will be available at Empie Park for those who would like a shorter route.   Activities include: Cross-City Trail scavenger hunt Trick-or-healthy treating Trick-your-bike competition Bicycle safety Live music Health screenings, Vendors and other activities.   Special thanks to Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and our other sponsors for their support of this event.   This event is free. Free t-shirts are given to those who pre-register. Registration forms are available at www.runrideroll.com. For […]

The 26th Annual North Carolina Seafood Festival

The 26th Annual North Carolina Seafood Festival

Morehead City, NC – Come and catch the excitement at Eastern North Carolina’s largest and favorite event of the year! It’s the 26th Annual North Carolina Seafood Festival presented by US Cellular in Downtown Morehead City October 5th through October 7th.   This year, the fun begins at noon on Friday and continues into Sunday afternoon. Don’t miss some of the new and exciting facets of the festival coming this year! Take a load off your feet, charge up and relax at the U.S. Cellular Lounge experience! Download our free Mobile App available on apple and droid phones to stay connected throughout the festival! Bring those taste buds for the Cooking with the Chefs Tent. Watch as highly renowned NC […]

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