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Caswell Game Land Shooting Range Now Open to Public

Caswell Game Land Shooting Range Now Open to Public

YANCEYVILLE, NC August 22, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission held a ribbon cutting today to celebrate the opening of the Caswell Shooting Range, located on the agency’s R. Wayne Bailey-Caswell Game Land in Yanceyville. Several Commission employees, along with Wildlife Commissioner Tom Berry, N.C. Rep. Bert Jones and Caswell County Commissioner Kenneth Travis, cut the ceremonial green ribbon, officially opening the only Commission-owned public shooting range in the northern Piedmont area. The public shooting range, which is free to use, has a 100-yard rifle range with five shooting lanes and a 25-yard pistol range with five shooting lanes. It is universally accessible with a concrete parking space and paved sidewalks to the shooting shelters and target areas. The […]

Wilmington Hammerheads FC Add Mark-Anthony Kaye to Roster

Wilmington Hammerheads FC Add Mark-Anthony Kaye to Roster

WILMINGTON, NC August 22, 2014 – Wilmington Hammerheads FC are pleased to announce the recent signing of Mark-Anthony Kaye for the remainder of the USL PRO regular season. The 19-year-old joins the Hammerheads by way of their affiliate partnership with Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC. “Mark-Anthony is a player that has been with us in training for several weeks,” said Wilmington Hammerheads FC Technical Director Carson Porter. “He has been brought through the youth system at Toronto FC and we are excited to give him his first opportunity as a professional.” Kaye, who is currently traveling with the team in California, is set to make his professional debut in the Hammerheads starting lineup on Saturday, August 23 versus Orange County […]

Match Preview: Carolina RailHawks at Tampa Bay Rowdies

Match Preview: Carolina RailHawks at Tampa Bay Rowdies

Watch the game live at www.NASLLive.com CARY, NC August 22, 2014 – This coming Saturday the Carolina RailHawks (2W- 0T-5L, 6pts) will travel to Florida to take on NASL rival, the Tampa Bay Rowdies (3W-0T-2L, 9pts). Saturday’s matchup at AL Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, FL is set for 7:30pm. Follow the match live on NASLLive.com. The RailHawks are coming off a tough loss at home to FC Edmonton this past weekend. Two goals from Zack Schilawski were not enough to secure the win for the Carolina RailHawks. A 94th-minute extra-time penalty kick gave Edmonton their third goal in the RailHawks 3-2 loss, and snapped the RailHawks 6-match home unbeaten streak against FC Edmonton under the leadership of Colin Clarke.   This […]

Posted in: Cary NC, Events, Soccer
Carolina RailHawks Aquire Kwame Watson-Siriboe on Loan

Carolina RailHawks Aquire Kwame Watson-Siriboe on Loan

Defender added for the reminder of the 2014 NASL Season CARY, NC August 22, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks have acquired defender Kwame Watson-Siriboe from MLS expansion side New York City FC on a loan for the remainder of the 2014 NASL season. Watson-Siriboe, 28, was acquired by New York City FC in a trade from Real Salt Lake on August 11, 2014. “We are delighted to add a player with Kwame’s experience at this point of the season,” said RailHawks Head Coach Colin Clarke. “We want to thank New York City FC for making this deal happen, and we look forward to Kwame helping us reach our goals and win the championship.” The California native made 19 total appearances […]

Posted in: Cary NC, Events, Soccer
Wilmington Hammerheads FC Prep for Back-to-Back Road Matches

Wilmington Hammerheads FC Prep for Back-to-Back Road Matches

WILMINGTON, NC August 22, 2014 – Wilmington Hammerheads FC is scheduled for back-to-back matches against Orange County Blues FC on Saturday, August 23 at 10:00 p.m. ET at Anteater Stadium and LA Galaxy II on Sunday, August 24 at 3:00 p.m. ET at StubHub Center. The Hammerheads enter the weekend matchups following a 2-0 defeat against Sacramento Republic FC on Wednesday night at Bonney Field. Republic FC took an early lead with a Thomas Stewart goal in the 15th minute and would add to their lead in the 76th minute after defender Emrah Klimenta sent a shot past Hammerheads goalkeeper Brad Stuver to secure the victory.   Orange County Blues FC moves into Saturday’s match after experiencing their worst loss […]

TPC Wakefield Plantation to host the Inagural N.C. Girls’ High School Invitational

TPC Wakefield Plantation to host the Inagural N.C. Girls’ High School Invitational

RALEIGH, NC August 22, 2014 – McConnell Golf and the Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA) are proud to announce the inaugural N.C. Girls’ High School Invitational on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  An anticipated field of 15 teams (60 junior golfers) from public and private schools from across North Carolina will compete on TPC Wakefield Plantation’s Plantation course (http://www.tpcwakefieldplantation.com/).  The 9-hole Plantation Course is located next the Sports Club and measures 2,700-yards long at a par of 35 featuring three par-3s, four par-4s and two par-5s. “McConnell Golf and TYGA have partnered to conduct the N.C. Boys’ High School Invitational for the past 8 years and we both felt that with the growth in girls’ high school golf, it was time […]

Posted in: Events, Golf, Raleigh NC
“A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier” Summer Living History Program at Bentonville Battlefield Aug. 23

“A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier” Summer Living History Program at Bentonville Battlefield Aug. 23

FOUR OAKS, NC August 22, 2014 – The sounds of artillery and musket fire will once again ring out at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. The annual summer living history program, “A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier,”will be held Saturday, Aug. 23. Costumed living historians will demonstrate how soldiers made meals, maintained their weapons, equipment and uniforms, trained for battle, withstood the weather and much more. This free program will feature musket demonstrations at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., and artillery firings at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Visitors can visit a Civil War soldier’s camp and discover what role the enlisted man played in battle. Re-enactors from the Co. D 27th […]

Frankie Everitte Joins East Carolina Baseball After Two Seasons At Campbell

Frankie Everitte Joins East Carolina Baseball After Two Seasons At Campbell

FRANKIE EVERITTE NAMED VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT BASEBALL COACH GREENVILLE, NC August 22, 2014 – Frankie Everitte has been named the volunteer assistant coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head coach Cliff Godwin Friday morning. Everitte, who will work directly with the outfielders and coordinate all of East Carolina’s camps, spent the last two years at Campbell as a volunteer assistant coach (2013) and the director of baseball operations (2014).   “I am excited that Frankie has joined our staff,” Godwin said. “He comes from a very successful program in Campbell that won over 40 games each of the last two seasons, while also making stops at Brunswick Community College and Coastal Carolina. Frankie will be a great […]

Posted in: Baseball, Greenville NC
Hope For The Warriors® Announces Celebrity Golf Invitational Benefiting Military Families

Hope For The Warriors® Announces Celebrity Golf Invitational Benefiting Military Families

Scarlet & Gold Invitational draws celebrities to area to honor service members WALLACE, NC, August 21, 2014–Wounded service members, celebrities, sports legends and more will enjoy four days of golf and fun as part of the 5th Annual Scarlet & Gold Invitational. The Scarlet & Gold Invitational begins on Sunday, September 14 at the River Landing Country Club in Wallace, NC. All proceeds from the event will benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families. The event is sure to be one of tribute to our nation’s military heroes, as well as entertainment with celebrities and former athletes […]

Join a Photography Workshop With Guest Curator: Capture Your Local History

Join a Photography Workshop With Guest Curator: Capture Your Local History

RALEIGH, NC August 21, 2014 – Fine art photographer Dr. Brenda Scott is guest curator of the exhibit Stagville: Black & White, on view at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. Her striking images present Stagville State Historic Site in Durham through a different lens, showing the beauty and resilience of the structures and of the people who lived and worked in them. Scott will lead a photography workshop about how to document the people and places of your local history. Sign up for Picturing History: Photography Workshop on either Friday, Sept. 5, from 4 to 6 p.m., or Saturday, Sept. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. For ages 10 and up, the program costs $8 per person and […]