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Pirates Football Return To Work Following Scrimmage

Pirates Football Return To Work Following Scrimmage

With the first scrimmage of fall camp behind them, East Carolina Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill and the Pirates returned to the Cliff Moore Practice Complex Sunday morning for a two-hour corrective workout in full pads.

Posted in: Football, Greenville NC
Charlotte Knights Cool Off the Tides With 2-1 Win on Saturday

Charlotte Knights Cool Off the Tides With 2-1 Win on Saturday

Charlotte’s Lead Now Back to Seven Games Over Norfolk Fort Mill, SC – Greg Golson’s double in the seventh inning proved to be the most important hit of the game on Saturday night. It may also prove to be one of the most important hits of the season as well. Golson broke a 1-1 tie with an RBI double in the seventh inning, RHP Dylan Axelrod (6-4, 2.72) allowed just one run over seven innings, and the first place Charlotte Knights beat second place Norfolk by a score of 2-1 on Saturday in game two of the four-game series. The win helped push Charlotte’s lead in the International League South Division back to seven games over Norfolk. A loss could […]

White Sox Purchase Contract of Dewayne Wise

White Sox Purchase Contract of Dewayne Wise

Wise Becomes 13th Knight This Season to Go From Charlotte to Chicago Fort Mill, SC – Charlotte Knights outfielder Dewayne Wise had his contract purchased by the Chicago White Sox earlier today, becoming the 13th Charlotte Knights player to go from Charlotte to Chicago this season. Wise, who was signed to a minor league contract by Chicago on August 3, appeared in seven games for the Knights this season and hit .161 (5-31) with three RBIs and three runs scored. The White Sox transferred left-handed pitcher John Danks to the 60-day disabled list to make room for Wise on the 40-man roster. On Friday, they placed first baseman Paul Konerko on the seven-day disabled with a concussion. Wise, who was […]

Posted in: Baseball, Charlotte NC
Surging Defense, Big Plays Highlight First ECU Football Scrimmage

Surging Defense, Big Plays Highlight First ECU Football Scrimmage

A surging Pirate front seven that tallied 11 tackles for lost yardage spearheaded the defensive effort, while 68-yard and 43-yard passing strikes highlighted a turnover-free offensive performance during East Carolina’s first intra-squad scrimmage of pr…

Posted in: Football, Greenville NC
Playoff Tickets Go On-Sale to General Public on Monday, August 13 at 10:00 AM

Playoff Tickets Go On-Sale to General Public on Monday, August 13 at 10:00 AM

First Place Charlotte Holds an Eight-Game Lead Over Second Place Norfolk Fort Mill, SC – The first place Charlotte Knights, who are currently eight games ahead of second place Norfolk in the International League South Division, will put playoff tickets on-sale to the general public beginning on Monday, August 13 at 10:00 a.m., the team announced today. Tickets will be available at the Knights Ticket Office located at Knights Stadium, online at www.charlotteknights.com, or by phone at 704-357-8071 (North Carolina) or 803-548-8050 (South Carolina). Single-game ticket prices remain unchanged for the playoffs with Field Box tickets priced at $15 (day of game) or $14 (advance). Lower Level Reserved tickets are priced at $13 (day of game) or $12 (advance). General […]

IHRA Summit Super Series Cancelled Due to Weather

IHRA Summit Super Series Cancelled Due to Weather

Jacksonville, NC – Due to current and projected inclement weather IHRA Summit Super Series plus Coastal Plains Dragway points race #8 and the Racer Appreciation event scheduled for Saturday August 11th has been cancelled.   Coastal Plains Dragway’s next event will be held Saturday August 25th – This will be the Racer Appreciation Make-up plus a CPD and IHRA SSS points event; Gates Open – 5pm Time Runs – 5:30pm Eliminations – 8pm   Thanks for your support and we apologize for any inconvenience Shawn Smith Operations Manager Coastal Plains Raceway Park

SwampDogs’ Offense Slugs Team to Championship Berth

SwampDogs’ Offense Slugs Team to Championship Berth

In what had been a pitching-dominant series in the first two games, the Fayetteville SwampDogs defeated the Forest City Owls 11-6 in the deciding Game 3 on Friday night to send them on to the 2012 Petitt Cup Championship series. The Dogs scored five ru…

Norfolk’s Late-Inning Rally Leads to 12-7 Win Over Knights on Friday

Norfolk’s Late-Inning Rally Leads to 12-7 Win Over Knights on Friday

Fort Mill, SC – The Norfolk Tides scored four runs in the ninth inning and five in the 12th inning and stole the opening game of the four-game series with the Charlotte Knights on Friday night. Down 7-3 to first place Charlotte in the ninth, the Tides battled back to sneak four runs past the Knights and pour on five more three innings later en route to a 12-7 victory. Charlotte reliever Shane Lindsay (1-1, 6.86) allowed all five runs in the 12th (three earned) and was saddled with the loss. In an important series for both teams, the second place Tides pulled to six games back of Charlotte in the International League South Division with Friday’s win. The Knights, […]

Fayetteville SwampDogs: Championship Tickets On Sale Now!

Fayetteville SwampDogs: Championship Tickets On Sale Now!

The SwampDogs have earned their first ever berth into the Petitt Cup Championship Finals. This will be a best-of-three-series with game 2 being hosted in Fayetteville on Monday, August 13th at 7:05. Game three (if necessary) will be August 14th at “The…

ECU Women’s Soccer Tops Coastal Carolina In Exhibition Play, 3-1

ECU Women’s Soccer Tops Coastal Carolina In Exhibition Play, 3-1

Caty Butler, Emmy Frederick and Kendall Frey each scored goals to help the East Carolina soccer team to a 3-1 victory over Coastal Carolina Friday night in exhibition play at the ECU Soccer Stadium.

Posted in: Events, Greenville NC, Soccer