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Onslow County, NC – During the May 3, 2012 meeting of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, a delegation representing Onslow County and the City of Jacksonville joined state officials as Mr. Erik Christofferson, Division of Engineering Services Division Chief presented a memorandum of agreement authorizing a partnership between the state, city, and county. The purpose of this agreement is to create one of the largest boating access areas in eastern North Carolina. The Wildlife Resources Commission voted unanimously to enter into this three-party agreement, and has agreed to participate in the development of the 5.34 acre site located in downtown Jacksonville, by designing, permitting, and constructing the boating access area using state funds. “We want to thank the state for […]
Senior rider set to make her fourth appearance at nationals RALEIGH, N.C. – McKenzie Armour will represent the College of Charleston equestrian team as an individual rider when she competes in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championships on Thursday, May 3 at the Hunt Horse Complex in Raleigh, N.C. Armour (Murrells Inlet, S.C.) qualified for nationals when she championed the Open Flat event at the IHSA Zone 5 Championships at Virginia Intermont on March 31. Armour, a senior on the team this season, is no stranger to the National Championship stage. This trip will give her the rare experience of competing at nationals in four consecutive years. She competed when the Cougars qualified as a team […]
ST. LOUIS, Mo. May 3, 2012 – Former East Carolina all-american Seth Maness was named Minor League Pitcher-of-the-Month by the St. Louis Cardinals the organization announced Tuesday. Maness posted a 3-0 record with a 0.67 ERA in four starts allowing just earned runs over 27.0 innings pitched with 21 strikeouts at High-A Palm Beach during April. The right-hander from Pinehurst, N.C. did not walk or hit a batter all month, as the only way on base was via the 21 hits he allowed. His 0.67 ERA ranked the sixth lowest in all of Minor League Baseball. “Seth has performed extremely well for us since being drafted last June,” said Cardinals Farm Director John Vuch. “His combination of excellent control and […]
May 3, 2012 at East Carolina Games 50-51: Memphis Saturday, May 5| 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. ET Memphis, Tenn. (Tiger Softball Complex) Game 1 Watch Live | Game 2 Watch Live | Game 1 Gametracker | Game 2 Gametracker EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 23-26, 9-11 C-USA Last Game W, 3-0 vs. Marshall (4/29) Game Notes East Carolina Notes Statistics 2012 Stats MEMPHIS TIGERS Record 19-34, 7-14 C-USA Last Game L, 9-1 at Mississippi State (4/24) Game Notes Memphis Notes Statistics 2012 Stats PIRATE SOFTBALL CENTRAL Gameday Central 2012 Fact Book 2012 Roster C-USA Softball NCAA Softball GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina will complete the Conference USA regular season this weekend with three games at Memphis (19-34, 7-14 C-USA). […]
Wilmington Hammerheads 3 Antigua Barracuda FC 0 LEGION STADIUM – WILMINGTON, NC May 2, 2012 – The Wilmington Hammerheads wasted no time finding the back of the net in Wednesday night’s match versus the Antigua Barracuda FC as forward Andriy Budnyy fired one into the back of the net in the 9th minute. Coming off their first win of the season last week, the entire Hammerhead team couldn’t be feeling more confident as they are finding the opponent’s goals each game more and more. If having Budnyy score almost immediately at the start of the match didn’t affect the Barracuda enough, Hammerhead midfielder Bryce Taylor pounded another ball into the back of the net just only 4 minutes later […]
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS AVAILABLE VIA FILE DOWNLOAD AT: cfabgolf.com/vnr Team Georgia Tech Repeats as Chick-fil-A Bowl Challenge Champions A record $763,000 provided in scholarship and charity. Greensboro, Ga. (May 1, 2012) – Paul Johnson and Jon Barry of Georgia Tech successfully defended their Chick-fil-A Bowl Challenge championship today with a one stroke victory over the field to take home the $125,000 first-place scholarship prize. After a seven-under-par effort on the front nine, Georgia Tech birdied hole 10 to take a two shot lead, but then fell back a shot on number 11. Johnson and Barry rebounded to birdie the 12th. After pars on the next three holes, they birdied numbers 16 and 17 to move to […]
THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND LYNYRD SKYNYRD Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte Friday August 3 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh Saturday August 4 Lynyrd Skynyrd & The Allman Brothers Band will play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte on Friday August 3 & Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh on Saturday August 4. Tickets go on sale Saturday May 5 at 10am at LiveNation.com, the Hardee’s Thickburger box office at the venues, Ticketmaster, select WALMART stores or charge by phone 800-745-3000. For more information go to www.livenation.com. # # # About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management […]
Greenfield Grind Skatepark is offering beginner clinics for youth ages 7-12. Class will be split into small groups to facilitate personalized instruction. Each clinic will be taught by Skatepark staff. Cost $15 per participant which includes a pass to skate FREE for that day plus 2 FREE day passes. BEGINNER – Ages 7-12 FOCUS: Skater will become familiar with his/her equipment. Identify potential safety hazards. Begin to understand the “setup” of a skatepark. Establish and begin to develop fundamental skateboarding skills. DATES: May 12 June 23 August 4 May 26 July 7 August 18 June 9 July 21 All clinics are held from 10:30 am-12 noon. Pre-registration required. Visit www.greenfieldgrind.com or call 362-8222 for more information.
GREENVILLE, N.C. April 29, 2012- Jharel Cotton collected his Conference USA-best eighth win behind a career-high 12 strikeout performance and No. 27 East Carolina (28-16-1, 10-7-1 C-USA) avoided a series sweep with a 6-3 victory over Tulane (29-15, 7-8) Sunday afternoon at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. Box Score: Box Score Cotton (8-0) allowed just two runs (both earned) on four hits and issued one walk in seven innings. The St. Thomas, Virgin Islands native struck out two batters in five of the seven stanzas (at least one in each frame) and retired the side in order four times. The East Carolina lineup provided Cotton plenty of cushion early as the Pirates scored three runs in the first courtesy of […]
Game Summary Saturday, April 28, 2012 Legion Stadium Wilmington Hammerheads 1 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 0 WILMINGTON, NC – Coming off a scoreless home opener, Andriy Budnyy and the entire Hammerheads offense came out firing in their second home match Saturday night against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. Wilmington outshot their opponent 18-6, with 12 of those shots being in the first 45 minutes of action. Andriy Budnyy’s lone goal in the 44th minute of action was all it took to lead his team to a well-fought victory. It was an exciting match for an overwhelming crowd of 4457 at Legion stadium. Despite controlling the tempo and putting up an impressive 12 shots in the first half, the Hammerheads didn’t look like […]