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Macy Presents At Prestigious Las Vegas Nike Clinic

Macy Presents At Prestigious Las Vegas Nike Clinic

LAS VEGAS, Nev. May 18, 2012 – East Carolina women’s basketball head coach Heather Macy traveled to Las Vegas last week as a featured presenter at the 2012 Nike Basketball Championship Clinic. The event was held at the Orleans Arena. Of all the clinics held nationwide, the Las Vegas venue serves as the most prestigious and is regarded as the largest basketball clinic in the world. Macy led a discussion about her “Transition Inter-State Offense” and guided on-court demonstrations using players. Other featured speakers for the Las Vegas clinic included Hall of Fame legend Bob Knight, Jay Wright (Villanova), Mike Anderson (Arkansas), Shaka Smart (VCU), Josh Pastner (Memphis), Kevin O’Neill (USC) and Tony Barone (Memphis Grizzlies). Macy is a regular […]

Brandi Carlile Coming to Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre
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Brandi Carlile Coming to Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre

Brandi Carlile With Special Guest Andy Hull of Manchester Orchestra Were we ever gonna get out of this town? – Just Kids – BEAR CREEK “If you start a band with me, I’ll get us signed and on the road within a year”…… Not only did the determined, confident and tenacious 22-year-old Brandi Carlile come [...]

Van Halen Extends North American Tour

Van Halen Extends North American Tour

BI-LO CENTER GREENVILLE – FRIDAY AUGUST 10 ON SALE SATURDAY MAY 5 AT 10AM   * * * * Van Halen has added 18 concerts to its highly successful 2012 North American tour. The newly added dates begin July 7 with an encore performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Second shows have also been added in the Detroit and New York/New Jersey areas, as well as Philadelphia. Ky-mani Marley is the opening act for all added concerts.   VAN HALEN will play the BI-LO Center in Greenville, SC on Friday August 10. Tickets go on sale SATURDAY MAY 5 at 10am at LiveNation.com, the BI-LO Center box office, Ticketmaster, select Wal-Mart stores or by phone at 800-745-3000. […]

Museum awards “best” in Wooden Boat Show

Museum awards “best” in Wooden Boat Show

BEAUFORT, NC – Fair winds and calm waters graced boaters in the 38th annual Wooden Boat Show at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort on May 5. Nearly 50 handcrafted wooden boats, from canoes to power boats, lined Front Street and the Museum’s Watercraft Center docks. Lonnie Sieck of Edenton won “People’s Choice,” in addition to “Best Classic Inboard Power.” William Schwicker of Dillsboro won “Captain’s Choice” and “Best Sail.” And, Graham Byrnes with B&B Designs of Vandemere won “Kids’ Choice” and “Best Outboard Power.” Mike McCulley of New Bern won “Best in Show” in the Carolina Maritime Model Society section. Additional winners include: Russell Keller of Wake Forest – “Best Row” Hank Bravo of Chapel Hill – “Best […]

Time,TV Networks Set For First Two Carolina Football Games

Time,TV Networks Set For First Two Carolina Football Games

Chapel Hill, N.C. – North Carolina’s season opener vs. Elon on Saturday, Sept. 1, will kickoff at 12:30 p.m. and will be televised by the ACC Network. The following week, the Tar Heels travel to Winston-Salem for a 3 p.m. kickoff vs. Wake Forest. That game will be televised by the Regional Sports Networks (RSN). The times and TV networks were announced Thursday by the Atlantic Coast Conference. Carolina’s road game at Louisville on Sept. 15 will be televised by either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. The time will be determined later this summer. Carolina’s Thursday night game at Virginia on Nov. 15 will be televised by ESPN at 7:30 p.m. The ACC Network’s game of the week is seen across […]

Hammerheads to host and play Cal FC in the second round of U.S. Open Cup

Hammerheads to host and play Cal FC in the second round of U.S. Open Cup

Winner advances to third round versus MLS’s Portland Timbers Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads have announced they will be playing Cal FC of the U.S. Adult Soccer Association in the Second Round of the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22 at Legion Stadium. Cal FC faced defending PDL champions, the Kitsap Pumas, in the first round of the U.S. Open Cup on May 15 and advanced to the second round after a 3-1 defeat over the Pumas.   The Hammerheads come into the second round versus Cal FC – coached by former U.S. national team member Eric Wynalda whom is widely known among soccer fans as scoring the first goal ever in […]

Pirates In Third After Opening Round Of NCAA Men’s Golf Regional

Pirates In Third After Opening Round Of NCAA Men’s Golf Regional

ATHENS, Ga. May 17, 2012 — The East Carolina men’s golf team is in third place after the opening round of the NCAA Athens Regional at the University of Georgia Golf Course on Thursday. The Pirates shot 8-under 276 on the par-71, 7,253-yard links. Live Scoring/Results Today’s 276 marks the first under-par round that ECU has posted in its seven rounds of play in NCAA competition. Its previous best was a 1-over 289 in the first round of the 1991 NCAA East Regional. The top five teams in the regional advance to the national finals in Pacific Palisades, Calif., beginning May 30. Fourth-ranked Alabama leads the field with a 15-under 269, while No. 10 North Florida is second at 13-under […]

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Track and Field Nets 21 NCAA East Preliminary Qualifiers

Track and Field Nets 21 NCAA East Preliminary Qualifiers

GREENVILLE, N.C. May 17, 2012 – A banner year for the East Carolina track and field program will continue next week as 21 Pirates earned qualification to the NCAA East Preliminary Round. The event is scheduled for May 24-26 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla. The University of North Florida will serve as the host institution. 2012 NCAA East Preliminary Round Championship Central 2012 NCAA East Preliminary Round Schedule of Events | Complete List of Men’s Qualifiers | Complete List of Women’s Qualifiers The top 48 declared athletes and top 24 relay teams in each event in the East Region booked spots in the preliminary and will battle for berths to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. “We […]

Ocean City Beach To Dedicate Commemorative Street Signs

Ocean City Beach To Dedicate Commemorative Street Signs

North Topsail Beach, NC – Ocean City Beach, a historic section of the Town of North Topsail Beach, is having commemorative street signs installed and its citizen’s council has arranged to have a ceremony to unveil the new signs. The dedication ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 26th at 5:00 p.m. at the corner of Carver Street and Ocean Drive. Mayor Daniel Tuman will be present to make remarks, as well as Mr. Kenneth Chestnut, President of the Ocean City Beach Citizen’s Council, and a representative from the Topsail Historical Society. Ocean City Beach was established in 1949 so that people of color would have a family oriented beach resort where they could enjoy a refuge and haven from […]

North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen: Notice Of Special Meeting May 23, 2012

North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen: Notice Of Special Meeting May 23, 2012

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen Wednesday May 23, 2012 9:30 A.M. North Topsail Beach, NC – The Town of North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, May 23rd 2012 at 9:30 A.M. This meeting will be held in the Meeting Room of the North Topsail Beach Town Hall, located at 2008 Loggerhead Court, North Topsail Beach, North Carolina. The purpose of this meeting is for the Board of Aldermen to discuss and possibly act on a request for a donation to the Cape Fear Community College Surf City Campus, a request to approve an engagement letter for a financial advisor, and a request to approve a purchasing policy. The […]