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WPTK-AM 850 To Broadcast ECU Football In The Triangle

WPTK-AM 850 To Broadcast ECU Football In The Triangle

10,000-watt station will also carry the weekly Ruffin McNeill Radio Call-in Show GREENVILLE, N.C. – The Curtis Media Group and the Pirate IMG Sports Network have renewed an agreement for Raleigh’s WPTK-AM 850 to bring live play-by-play coverage of East Carolina football action to the Triangle this fall. Additionally, the 10,000-watt station owned by CMG also agreed to carry the weekly Ruffin McNeill Radio Call-in Show, becoming the ninth affiliate of the Pirate IMG Radio Network to air the popular Tuesday night broadcast. McNeill, in his third season as ECU’s head coach, and host Jeff Charles will make their 2012 debut on Aug. 28 at 7:00 p.m. from Logan’s Roadhouse in Greenville. The show features in-depth game-by-game analysis from McNeill […]

Sergio Garcia Wins 2012 Wyndham Championship

Sergio Garcia Wins 2012 Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) – Rainy weather left Sergio Garcia stuck in central North Carolina for an extra day. Turns out it was worth the hassle — because he’s leaving with his first PGA Tour victory in four years. Garcia claimed a 2-stroke win Monday in the water-logged Wyndham Championship for his first victory on tour since the 2008 Players Championship. More From Stats & Info Putting was the key behind Sergio Garcia’s first PGA Tour victory in four years, according to Stats & Info. Blog He finished with a 66 to wind up at 18-under 262, claim $936,000 in prize money and maybe seal a spot on the European Ryder Cup team. “I think there were a lot of things going […]

Posted in: Events, Golf, Greensboro NC
Late Home Run Gives Tides 5-4 Win Over Knights

Late Home Run Gives Tides 5-4 Win Over Knights

Norfolk, VA – The Charlotte Knights had a chance to sweep the Norfolk Tides with a win on Sunday. After getting off to a slow start in the finale, the bats came barreling back, but in the end, an eighth-straight win was not in the cards. Ryan Flaherty homered off reliever Deunte Heath (4-3, 1.45) in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the Norfolk Tides avoided a two-game series sweep with a 5-4 win over the Knights on Sunday from Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA. The loss snapped a season-high eight-game win-streak and kept Charlotte’s magic number at five games.RHP Scott Carroll started for the Knights and allowed four runs on seven hits over six innings. Carroll allowed one […]

zMAX Dragway Celebrates Fourth Birthday; Remembers Milestones

zMAX Dragway Celebrates Fourth Birthday; Remembers Milestones

Four years ago today, Pro Stock racers Dave Connolly and Jeg Coughlin Jr. drove through the ribbon signifying the completion of zMAX Dragway, and the face of drag racing was changed forever.

Retired Farmer’s Handmade Car Collection to Appear at Food Lion AutoFair, Sept. 20-23

Retired Farmer’s Handmade Car Collection to Appear at Food Lion AutoFair, Sept. 20-23

America’s farmers are traditionally resourceful people who can make or fix anything with their hands. Raised on his family’s rural North Carolina farm, now 85-year-old Vernell Privette began building cars out of sheet metal and recycled com…

Track Champions Crowned at NOS Energy Mayhem @ the MAX Finale

Track Champions Crowned at NOS Energy Mayhem @ the MAX Finale

The fifth and final round of NOS Energy Mayhem @ the MAX Presented by Kooks Custom Headers, JE Pistons and Roush Yates Performance Parts took place on Saturday at zMAX Dragway.

Tedeschi Trucks Band
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Tedeschi Trucks Band

98.3 The Penguin Presents Tedeschi Trucks Band Tickets on sale at 8/24 at 10am online and at Gravity Records… On sale at Slice of Life at 11:30am. Tix available at Gravity Records (, All Slice of Life locations and at www.983thepenguin.com All Ages | General Admission | Children 5 and under FREE Children 5 and [...]

Caitlin Hunter Guides UNCW To Draw With Wake

Caitlin Hunter Guides UNCW To Draw With Wake

Senior keeper Caitlin Hunter recorded 10 saves to pace UNCW to a 0-0 draw against No. 3 Wake Forest Sunday.

Posted in: Events, Soccer, Wilmington NC
College of Charleston Women’s Soccer on Wrong End of Season Opener

College of Charleston Women’s Soccer on Wrong End of Season Opener

CofC out possesses, outshoots UNCC but falls, 2-1

NC Wolfpack Tops UNCW Men’s Soccer Team, 3-1

NC Wolfpack Tops UNCW Men’s Soccer Team, 3-1

NC State built a 2-0 lead at the half on its way to a 3-1 win over the Seahawks in an exhibition at the UNCW Soccer Stadium.

Posted in: Events, Soccer, Wilmington NC