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Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre to Welcome Donavon Frankenreiter
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Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre to Welcome Donavon Frankenreiter

The Soapbox Laundro-Lounge Presents Donavon Frankenreiter returns to Greenfield Lake! To create his fifth full-length album Start Livin’, Hawaii-based singer/guitarist/songwriter Donavon Frankenreiter holed up in a Southern California studio for seven days with his longtime bassist Matt Grundy – and no one else. The follow-up to 2010′s Glow, Start Livin’ is a nine-track selection of [...]

Jazz at the Mansion is Back!

Jazz at the Mansion is Back!

Wilmington, NC – This Friday, May 11th, at 6:30 PM the Bellamy Mansion Museum and Cape Fear Jazz Society proudly present opening night of the third annual Jazz At The Mansion series. Summer 2012 features five jazz concerts, beginning with El Jaye Johnson and the Port City All Stars this Friday evening. Don’t Miss It! El Jay in action! El Jay and his group cover classic jazz and modern fusion, with many stops in between. The group fills any space and El Jay bounces between guitar, keyboard and trumpet, to singing and dancing. This born entertainer and accomplished musician thrives on captivating his audience through his music and his dynamic performances. Concerts take place behind the Bellamy Mansion with the […]

No. 30 East Carolina Walks To Victory Over Elon, 4-1

No. 30 East Carolina Walks To Victory Over Elon, 4-1

GREENVILLE, N.C. May 8, 2012 – No. 30 East Carolina (32-16-1) scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth on its way to a 4-1 victory over Elon (28-24) Tuesday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. With the win, the Pirates complete the series sweep against the Phoenix and extend its current win streak to five games. Box Score Box Score Andy Smithmyer (4-2) earned the win for the Pirates after pitching a career-best 6 2/3 scoreless innings. The junior college transfer allowed just four hits, while walking three and striking out five. The game was scoreless heading into the bottom of the sixth. Drew Reynolds led off the frame with a single up the middle. John Wooten […]

Eastern Surfing Association Regional News

Eastern Surfing Association Regional News

Outer Banks, NC – The OBX representatives at only their 2nd (exception Julian Payne) Regional grew by leaps and bounds from their 1st appearance. Everyone of these kids advance out of their heats in a contest of the Mid-Atlantic Regional which had record breaking attendance of over 400 competitors. Three of the of them made it to the finals. Julian Payne – 4th in Junior Mens, Micheal Ford – 6th in Junior Mens and 5th in Junior Longboard, Quentin Turko – 5th in Boys These kids have become sponsored riders. The Eastern Surfing Association (“ESA”) put on a 5 star event bringing contestants in from Delaware to Georgia to Carolina Beach. Although the waves never showed, the people that know […]

Baseball Looks To Complete Sweep Of Marshall

Baseball Looks To Complete Sweep Of Marshall

May 6, 2012 vs.    Marshall at East Carolina May 4-6, 2012 | 6/2/1 p.m. (EST) Greenville, N.C. RADIO: WNCT 1070 AM Watch | Live Stats | ECU Notes | Marshall Notes | C-USA Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central | Live Chat EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 29-16-1 (11-7-1 C-USA) Last Game Win vs. Marshall, 8-7/10 inn. (5/5/12) Head Coach Billy Godwin (Atlantic Christian, 1986) Career: 509-239-1 (13th season) ECU Record: 247-154-1 (7th season) Twitter @ECUBaseball MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD Record 15-28 (3-12 C-USA) Last Game Loss at East Carolina, 8-7/10 inn. (5/5/12) Head Coach Jeff Waggoner (St. Rose, 2001) Career Record: 135-186-1 (6th season) Record at School: Same RECENT NEWS Senior Feature l Reinheimer Named To Brooks Wallace Watch List […]

Pirates Take Game One From The Herd, 8-2

Pirates Take Game One From The Herd, 8-2

GREENVILLE, N.C. May 4, 2012 – Senior Kevin Brandt tossed eight strong innings and East Carolina (29-16-1, 11-7-1) used a 14-hit attack to claim an 8-2 victory over Marshall (15-29, 3-13) Friday night in Conference USA action at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. Box Score: Box Score Brandt (6-4) did not allow a run for 7 2/3 frames before surrendering a two-out RBI double to Sergio Leon in the eighth. The senior southpaw scattered six hits over eight innings, while walking four and striking out three. Of the four Thundering Herd batters who reached on walks, three were picked off by Brandt, who moved his C-USA leading total to seven. East Carolina jumped out to an early lead with a run […]

Jack Reinheimer Named To Brooks Wallace Watch List

Jack Reinheimer Named To Brooks Wallace Watch List

LUBBOCK, Texas May 4, 2012 – East Carolina sophomore Jack Reinheimer is one of 50 players named to the 2012 Brooks Wallace Shortstop-of-the-Year Watch List the College Baseball Hall of Fame announced Thursday evening. Complete Watch List The Wallace Award, sponsored by Mizuno, recognizes the nation’s top shortstop and will be presented on June 30 in Lubbock, Texas, as part of the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s Night of Champions. Reinheimer, who has started all 45 games this season at shortstop, is one of four Conference USA players on the initial watch list and is joined by Ford Stainback (Rice), Ashley Graeter (Southern Miss) and Darnell Sweeney (UCF). On the season, Reinheimer is batting .272 (49-for-180) with a pair of […]

Senior Class Reflects On Time And Friendships At East Carolina

Senior Class Reflects On Time And Friendships At East Carolina

By Sam Hickman ECUPirates.com reenville, NC May 5, 2012 – East Carolina’s baseball team and its fans have set a high standard. Participants in 11 of the last 13 NCAA Regionals, the Pirates have established themselves as one of the nation’s top programs. Such an accomplishment can be attributed to many different factors, and the 2012 senior class played just as big of a role as anyone in this development. On Saturday afternoon, Kevin Brandt, Lance Honeycutt, Corey Thompson, Mike Ussery, Zach Wright and Tim Younger will be honored prior to the first pitch during the Senior Day ceremony. Although Younger and Ussery transferred to East Carolina after highly successful stints as junior college players, the senior class is responsible […]

British and Canadian World War II heroes honored in Outer Banks ceremonies

British and Canadian World War II heroes honored in Outer Banks ceremonies

HATTERAS – In ceremonies next week, communities on the Outer Banks pay honor to World War II British and Canadian sailors who gave their lives to defend the coast of the United States. The British War Grave ceremonies take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 10, at the World War II British Cemetery in Buxton, and again at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 11, at the World War II British Cemetery in Ocracoke. Held by the Friends of the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, the Ocracoke Community, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, the National Park Service and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the ceremonies honor the 63 foreign sailors who lost their lives just off […]

5th Annual Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Family and Fishing

5th Annual Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Family and Fishing

You are cordially invited to the 5th Annual Ducks Unlimited Greenwing Family & Fishing Day.  There will be great outdoor fun and conservation education for the whole family. Each child will receive a Greenwing DU membership (includes the quarterly magazine), Greenwing T-shirt, hotdogs, chips, drinks, fishing pole, tackle, & bait. Events and give-aways are subject to change. Tickets are $15 in advance online $25 at the door. The days events include: fishing, retriever demonstrations, Hurricanes bounce house & Slap Shot booth, Wildlife Resource Commission BB gun shoot & safari trailer, boating safety, Hunter Safety information, and 3D Archery Shoot. May 12th 10am – 4pm at Lake Wheeler Park, 6404 Lake Wheeler Rd. Raleigh NC North Carolina Ducks Unlimited 919-215-8856

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