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Hurricanes to Host Alumni ‘Fantasy Game’

Hurricanes to Host Alumni ‘Fantasy Game’

RALEIGH, NC– The National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes today announced plans to host their first-ever Alumni Fantasy Game on Sunday, April 1 at 3 p.m. The event will provide fans a chance to get an NHL experience, skating in a game that includes locally-based Hurricanes alumni on the ice at the RBC Center. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation. Ten Hurricanes alumni are scheduled to participate in the Alumni Fantasy Game: Ron Francis, Rod Brind’Amour, Glen Wesley, Jesse Boulerice, Aaron Ward, Shane Willis, Robert Kron, Steve Halko, Steve Rice and Tripp Tracy. Participants will dress in the Hurricanes’ locker room and enjoy a game atmosphere in the arena, including Hurricanes Play-by-Play Announcer […]

Posted in: Events, Hockey, Raleigh NC
Morrow Captures Conference USA Weight Throw Title

Morrow Captures Conference USA Weight Throw Title

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Feb. 25, 2012 – East Carolina produced a solid start Saturday at the 2012 Conference USA Indoor Championships inside the Birmingham CrossPlex. Senior Montrell Morrow captured the Pirates’ first event title of the weekend in the weight throw and three athletes set new school records. Complete Day One Results Morrow’s mark of 20.63 meters in the weight throw not only gave him the event championship, but also represents the new facility standard. In the team race, the women put themselves in position to challenge for their first C-USA championship as they hold a 43-28.5 advantage over defending champion UCF. As for the men, the squad is in fifth place after accruing 21 points – 18 behind leader Houston. “We […]

Bentonville Battlefield’s Medical Program Compares 19th Century  to 21st Century Care

Bentonville Battlefield’s Medical Program Compares 19th Century to 21st Century Care

FOUR OAKS – Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site will present a weekend program, March 17-18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., demonstrating the trauma of wartime injury. The free program entitled ”War So Terrible” will offer numerous medical care comparisons of the death and injury surrounding the Civil War to what is now experienced on the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq. Modern day military representatives will be on hand throughout the weekend, along with with numerous historic site staff and Civil War re-enactors, to answer questions and showcase the advances in combat medicine. Sailors and marines from the 2nd Medical Battalion of Camp Lejeune, airmen from the 43rd Aero-medical Evacuation Squadron, and soldiers from the 3274th U.S. Army Hospital at Fort Bragg will be available . An […]

ECU In 15th At Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate

ECU In 15th At Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate

NEW ORLEANS, La. Feb. 27, 2012 – After a rough start on day one of the 2012 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Classic, the East Carolina women’s golf team improved by five strokes on day two, but still currently sits in 15th place following a 20-over 308 on Monday at the English Turn Golf Country Club. The 15-team field will begin Tuesday’s final round with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. and live scoring will be available at www.golfstat.com. ECU will be paired with golfers from Tulsa and Mississippi and the Pirates will begin from holes 13-15. ECU started its day from hole No. 10 with Wolte (75) and Faith Hardison (79) each carding back nine rounds of one-under par 35. […]

Posted in: Events, Golf, Greenville NC
Bryan Wins Seahawk Invitational; Gamecocks Claim Third

Bryan Wins Seahawk Invitational; Gamecocks Claim Third

WILMINGTON, N.C. Feb. 27, 2012 – South Carolina senior Wesley Bryan fired a final-round 70 (-2) to claim medalist honors at the Seahawk Invitational on Monday at the Country Club of Landfall. As a team, the Gamecocks shot a 4-under 284 to finish in third place with a score of 875 (+11). Bryan becomes the first Gamecock to win a regular season tournament since Paul Woodbury captured the Seminole Intercollegiate on March 14, 2010. Bryan carded three-consecutive rounds under par to win the event, finishing with a score of 209 (-7). The win is the second of his career and his fourth career top-five finish. “I’m just really excited for Wesley more than anything,” South Carolina head coach Bill McDonald said. […]

Pirates Capture Team Title At Seahawk Intercollegiate

Pirates Capture Team Title At Seahawk Intercollegiate

WILMINGTON, N.C. Feb. 27, 2012 – The East Carolina men’s golf team picked up its first team win of the 2011-12 season Monday, carding a final-round 286 to take the title at the Seahawk Intercollegiate with a even-par 864 (296-282-286). The Pirates had four players finish in the top-13 led by senior Adam Stephenson, who tied for 13 with a 1-under 215 (71-73-71). 2012 Seahawk Intercollegiate Final Results The Pirates, ranked 51st in the latest Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, finished nine strokes ahead of No. 45 Wake Forest (292-292-289=873) in second-place, 11 strokes in front of third-place South Carolina (298-293-284=875) and were 15 strokes better than 26th-ranked Chattanooga (300-288-291=879), which earned a fourth-place finish. UNC Wilmington (299-294-287=880) claimed fifth-place followed by No. 31 […]

Sneads Ferry Community Theatre presents Everybody Loves Opal, by John Patrick

Sneads Ferry Community Theatre presents Everybody Loves Opal, by John Patrick

Sneads Ferry, NC —SFCT will present Everybody Loves Opal, a comedy by John Patrick.   Attempted murder wouldn’t seem to be funny but in Mr. Patrick’s magic hands it is uproarious.   Two weekends only March 9-11 and March 16-18, 2012.  7:00pm curtain for Friday and Saturday shows; 3:00pm Sundays. Presented at the Sneads Ferry Community Center, 126 Park Lane. Reservations accepted for parties of 10 or more by calling the box office at 910-327-2798.  All other tickets are sold at the door; day of show.  Adults: $12.00 Students: Any age with student ID: $6.00.

North Dakota State Comes Back For 9-8 Victory

North Dakota State Comes Back For 9-8 Victory

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Feb. 26, 2012 – A seesaw battle that featured seven runs in the eighth inning ended up with North Dakota State pulling off a 9-8 victory over East Carolina on Sunday at the Easton Bama Bash. With the game tied 5-5 going into the eighth, the Pirates (7-6) scored three runs in the top of the frame, but could not hold on as the Bison (9-6) scored four times in the bottom of the inning to claim the win. Box Score | Box Score in PDF Format Live Chat Replay The lower portion of ECU’s batting order delivered most of the team’s runs as eight and nine hitters Cicely Lopez and Jill Jelnick combined for six hits, three runs […]

Carolina Beach Lake Park Line Up for the 2012 Free Movies at the Lake Series

Carolina Beach Lake Park Line Up for the 2012 Free Movies at the Lake Series

Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce Announces Exciting Line Up for the 2012 Free Movies at the Lake Series   Carolina Beach, NC – Every Sunday night in the summer, the Carolina Beach Lake Park comes alive with activity as families from all areas bring their lawn chairs and blankets and spend an evening together under the stars watching some of the best hit movies around.   This year will be no different.  The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce is on the cutting edge offering a line up which includes two 2012 Academy Award nominated films as well as three other 2012 nominated films.  This year’s line up includes:   May 27                       PG       -          Puss In Boots June 3                        PG-13  […]

ECU Drops Tourney Opener To Purdue, 6-4

ECU Drops Tourney Opener To Purdue, 6-4

GREENVILLE, N.C. Feb. 25, 2012 – Purdue (4-0) scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning and held on for a 6-4 victory against East Carolina (4-1) on Saturday afternoon at the Ninth Annual Keith LeClair Classic, which is being held at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. Box Score: Box Score The Pirates had chances to tie the game or take the lead in the eighth and ninth innings. With runners on first and second and two outs in the eighth, Chris Gosik lined out to Purdue third baseman Cameron Perkins ending the threat. ECU had the potential game-winning run on first in the ninth as it loaded the bases against Nick Wittgren before Chase McDonald grounded into a […]