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Charlotte Knights Outslug Indians 14-13 in Game Two Thursday

Charlotte Knights Outslug Indians 14-13 in Game Two Thursday

(Indianapolis, IN) — Josh Phegley homered in game one and again on Thursday for game two, and the Charlotte Knights beat the Indianapolis Indians 14-13 in a slugfest in game two of the best-of-five first round Governors' Cup playoffs. With the win, the Knights hold a commanding 2-0 lead and will now return to Fort Mill to play the rest of the series from their home ballpark.

NHRA Postseason Launches Next Week at O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals

NHRA Postseason Launches Next Week at O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals

Next week, the fastest accelerating machines on the planet will descend upon zMAX Dragway for the opening race in the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs, the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals Sept. 14-16.

Gamecocks Football Tune Up For Pirates

Gamecocks Football Tune Up For Pirates

The ninth-ranked University of South Carolina football team (1-0, 1-0 SEC) went through a lighter workout on Thursday afternoon as it continues preparations for Saturday’s home opener against the East Carolina Pirates (1-0, 0-0 C-USA).

UNCW Volleyball Preview: Spartan Classic

UNCW Volleyball Preview: Spartan Classic

UNCW continues its 10-match road swing this weekend as it takes part in the Spartan Classic at Norfolk State.

Wilmington Hammerheads Ready for Rivalry Final

Wilmington Hammerheads Ready for Rivalry Final

Hertzog named to 2012 USL PRO All-League First Team Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads are set to head south to encounter their coastal rivals, the Charleston Battery, at Blackbaud Stadium this weekend to compete for the title of 2012 USL PRO National Champions. The Hammerheads held a 1-1-1 record with the Battery in regular season play, with the tallied one loss and one tie being at Blackbaud Stadium. This is the same record the Hammerheads held with Orlando City during the regular season before they faced off in the semifinals at the Florida Citrus Bowl last weekend. Advancing to the finals with a 4-3 victory over regular-season champions Orlando, the Hammerheads are geared up for their shot at the […]

Seahawk Club Schedules 5K Night Run/Walk

Seahawk Club Schedules 5K Night Run/Walk

The Seahawk Club is staging the Midnite Madness 5K Night Run on Friday, Oct. 12, to kick off basketball season.

Richard Petty, Denny Hamlin and Marcos Ambrose Headline Gigantic Pit Party for Fans at Bank of America 500

Richard Petty, Denny Hamlin and Marcos Ambrose Headline Gigantic Pit Party for Fans at Bank of America 500

NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, NASCAR Sprint Cup point leader Denny Hamlin and NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Marcos Ambrose are scheduled to make appearances at a one-of-a-kind infield Pit Party for fans at the Bank of America 500 on Oct. 13.

Charleston Battery, Wilmington Hammerheads Meet for Title

Charleston Battery, Wilmington Hammerheads Meet for Title

Historic clubs to meet on Saturday night in 2012 USL PRO Championship Game TAMPA, Fla. – The Charleston Battery and Wilmington Hammerheads have shared a rivalry for more than a decade, but Saturday night will mark the first time the two teams compete for a championship as they meet at Blackbaud Stadium in the 2012 USL PRO Championship presented by Umbro. The contest will be available via USL Live on UNation, the USL’s free streaming video service, with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. ET.   Both teams took victory on the road last Friday, with the Hammerheads advancing to their first championship game since the club’s only championship in 2003 with a 4-3 upset of regular-season champion Orlando City. Corey […]

Museum of the Albemarle “Take A Child Outside”

Museum of the Albemarle “Take A Child Outside”

The Museum of the Albemarle will celebrate “Take A Child Outside Week” on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Participants will discover outside games from the past on the Museum Green.  Past games will include the game o…

UNCW, Landfall Host Fall Tennis Tourney

UNCW, Landfall Host Fall Tennis Tourney

Eight different schools will be represented when the UNCW/Landfall Fall Tennis Invitational takes center stage at CCL.