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SwampDogs Individual Tickets On Sale Now

SwampDogs Individual Tickets On Sale Now

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Fans can now purchase individual game tickets for all 31 contests to be held at “The Swamp” this summer. With 28 Coastal Plain League games and three exhibitions, including one against Team USA, the 2012 season promises to be the best one yet for the Dogs. Don’t miss a moment of the All American Summer Of Fun and contact the SwampDogs business office for your tickets today. The Fayetteville SwampDogs are a member of the Coastal Plain League, entering their 12th season in the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 16th season in 2012, the CPL features 14 teams playing in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. The CPL gives college players a chance to […]

Seven Pirates Earn All C-USA Honors

Seven Pirates Earn All C-USA Honors

PEARL, Miss. May 22, 2012 – East Carolina’s Kevin Brandt and John Wooten were named first-team All-Conference USA the league office announced Tuesday afternoon. With their selections, the Pirates (34-20-1) have had at least one player selected to the first-team for nine-straight years (2004-present). Brandt, a two-time all-conference selection, owns a 7-5 overall record with a 1.82 ERA (20th-lowest in the nation) in 14 starts striking out 63 and walking 26. He has recorded a team-best 12 quality starts and three of his five losses have been complete game efforts, where he dropped close decisions at then No. 19 UCF (2-1), No. 7 Rice (2-0) and Southern Miss (1-0). The left-hander ranks among the league leaders in nine categories including innings […]

‘Canes, McBain Agree To Terms On Two-Year Deal

‘Canes, McBain Agree To Terms On Two-Year Deal

Led all Carolina defensemen in assists and points in 2011-12   RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Jamie McBain on a two-year contract. The deal will pay McBain $1.7 million in 2012-13, and $1.9 million in 2013-14.   “Jamie is still a very young player who has established himself as an NHL defenseman,” said Rutherford. “He moves the puck well and has shown that he can contribute offensively, especially on the power play.”   McBain, 24, completed his third full professional season in 2011-12, leading all Hurricanes defensemen with 19 assists and 27 points. The Edina, MN, native led […]

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Lee Lands Capital One Academic All-District Honors

Lee Lands Capital One Academic All-District Honors

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW women’s tennis standout Christina Lee has been named First-Team All-District on the Capital One Academic All-America women’s at-large squad.   Lee was selected to the All-District 3 Team, which encompasses North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Her name will be placed on the Capital One Academic All-America ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.   Lee, from Charlotte, N.C., helped the Seahawks finish with a 15-7 record and advance to the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Tennis Championships. She closed out her career with 62 singles victories and 46 doubles wins, and was a three-time All-CAA performer, including a First-Team pick in 2011 and 2012.   “Christina […]

Cary Baisakhi To Offer Refunds

Cary Baisakhi To Offer Refunds

Cary, NC – Beginning on Tuesday, May 22nd, patrons that purchased a ticket to the May 5th Cary Baisakhi event will be eligible for a refund. Patrons who purchased a $10, $15 or $30 ticket IN CASH, can bring their ticket to the Amphitheatre Box Office anytime before June 30th to receive a refund. Ticket buyers that purchased tickets with a credit card on etix.com, at the box office or over the phone, will have their tickets refunded automatically and do not need to visit the box office. Refunds can only occur when original tickets purchased are produced. Box Office Hours are Tuesday – Friday noon – 6pm and Saturday’s from 10am – 1pm. For complete concert information go to […]

Second-Seeded Cougars Open SoCon Tournament Against The Citadel

Second-Seeded Cougars Open SoCon Tournament Against The Citadel

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The College of Charleston (37-18, 21-9) enters the 2012 Southern Conference tournament at Fluor Field in Greenville, S.C., after winning a share of the team’s first regular season title since 2007. With four regular season championships in the last nine years, the Cougars have tied Elon for the most regular season titles of any program in the decade. Because of a tiebreaker with co-champion Appalachian State, the Cougars will enter as a two seed and face #7 The Citadel in the first round of the tournament on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. It will be the first time since 2006 since the two rivals have met in the tournament when the Cougars defeated The Citadel, 5-4, in […]

Two Dates on Drake’s Tour Rescheduled

Two Dates on Drake’s Tour Rescheduled

TWO DATES ON DRAKE’S TOUR RESCHEDULED NEW DATES ANNOUNCED Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach June 19 AND Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh June 20     Due to a personal family matter, the Drake concerts scheduled to take place at Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion in Raleigh on May 22 and at Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach on May 23 have been rescheduled. “Due to an unforeseen personal family matter, Drake must reschedule his upcoming shows in Raleigh and Virginia Beach,” says a Drake representative. “He looks forward to performing for his fans soon and thanks them in advance for their understanding during this time.” The Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach concert will now take place […]

Sea Turtle Hospital News – Betsy Kautz

Sea Turtle Hospital News – Betsy Kautz

Another goodbye It’s been happening too often lately. It seems that every time we’re ready to bid happy farewells to our rehabilitated patients we’re also saying a very sad goodbye to one of our sea turtle family. Our veteran hospital and Topsail Turtle Project volunteer Betsy Kautz has lost her long battle with cancer. Betsy relocated to Topsail after her retirement from teaching physical education near Greensboro. Unwilling to totally embrace her new beach bum life she signed on to become one of our beach walkers, and to also work at the hospital several days a week. This was back in the very early days when each turtle tank was drained and cleaned every day. Betsy was physically strong from […]

Georgie Stone Wilson Book Signing At B.O.L.D.

Georgie Stone Wilson Book Signing At B.O.L.D.

Book Signing @ B.O.L.D 421 Court St Downtown Jacksonville Hosted by: New River Foundation & B.O.L.D. MAY 26, 2012 (Saturday) 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Please stop by the BOLD office and meet Georgie Stone Wilson. Georgie has penned 3 books. The most recent is: New River: The Jewel of Onslow County, A Sequel    If you would like to contact Georgie please click on her picture to e-mail. She will have copies of her other books available also. 421 Court St PO Box 241 Jacksonville NC 28541 910-937-0877 office 989-1345 fax www.newriverfoundation-onslow.org newriverfoundation@embarqmail.com

‘Canes Agree To Terms With Bobby Sanguinetti

‘Canes Agree To Terms With Bobby Sanguinetti

Defenseman ranked third in the AHL in assists and points in 2011-12   RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Director of Hockey Operations for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Bobby Sanguinetti (SAN-gwin-NEH-tee) on a one-year, two-way contract. The deal will pay Sanguinetti $700,000 at the NHL level or $105,000 in the American Hockey League (AHL).   “Bobby had a very strong second half of the season with Charlotte,” said Francis. “He has put himself in a position to challenge for a spot on our NHL roster this season.”   Sanguinetti, 24, totaled 50 points (10g, 40a) in 60 games for the Hurricanes’ top minor-league affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers of […]

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