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Chick-fil-A Challenge Final Results

Chick-fil-A Challenge Final Results

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 and Lynyrd Skynyrd In Charlotte and Raleigh

The Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd In Charlotte and Raleigh

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 […]

Skateboard Clinics For Beginners

Skateboard Clinics For Beginners

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.

Cotton’s 12 Strikeouts Guides No. 27 ECU To Victory, 6-3

Cotton’s 12 Strikeouts Guides No. 27 ECU To Victory, 6-3

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 […]

WILMINGTON HAMMERHEADS vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds Game Summary

WILMINGTON HAMMERHEADS vs Pittsburgh Riverhounds Game Summary

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 […]

No. 27 ECU Looks To Avoid Sweep At Hands Of Tulane

No. 27 ECU Looks To Avoid Sweep At Hands Of Tulane

April 28, 2012 vs.    Tulane at No. 27 East Carolina Apr. 27-29, 2012 | 6/2 p.m./ 11:30 a.m. (EST) Greenville, N.C. RADIO: WNCT 1070 AM Watch | Live Stats | ECU Notes | Tulane Notes | C-USA Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central | Live Chat EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 27-16-1 (9-7-1 C-USA) Last Game Loss vs. Tulane, 4-2 (4/28/12) Head Coach Billy Godwin (Atlantic Christian, 1986) Career: 506-239-1 (13th season) ECU Record: 244-154-1 (7th season) Twitter @ECUBaseball TULANE GREEN WAVE Record 29-14 (7-7 C-USA) Last Game Win at East Carolina, 4-2 (4/28/12) Head Coach Rick Jones (UNC Wilmington, 1975) Career Record: 1,041-488-3 (26th season) Record at School: 765-395-2 (19th season) RECENT NEWS Week 10 Recap l Brandt Joyner […]

Baseball Hosts Letterwinners And ECBL Game This Weekend

Baseball Hosts Letterwinners And ECBL Game This Weekend

GREENVILLE, N.C. April 27, 2012 – The East Carolina baseball team will host its annual Letterwinners Day and its Exceptional Community Baseball League (ECBL) game this weekend at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. Prior to first pitch on Saturday, Apr. 28 (approximately 1:45 p.m.), ECU will recognize nearly 30 former letterwinners, which include Hall of Famers Dennis Burke, Cotton Clayton, Ron Hastings, Ms. Betty Mallory (representing Jim Mallory), Dr. Gary Overton and Al Vaughn. Also scheduled to attend are: Scott Andrews, Addison Bass, Dennis Barbour, Geoff Beaston, Jimmy Byrd, Brian Cavanaugh, Frank Cerruzzi, Heath Clark, Wally Cockrell, Jake Dean, Terry Durham, Jay Edwards, Clarence Hardison, Austin Homan, Charlie Johnston, Jim Martin, Bob Menifee, Tom Moye, Sonny Robinson, Mike Sanburn, Nick […]

No. 27 ECU Plays Host To Tulane In C-USA Action

No. 27 ECU Plays Host To Tulane In C-USA Action

April 27, 2012 vs.    Tulane at No. 27 East Carolina Apr. 27-29, 2012 | 6/2 p.m./ 11:30 a.m. (EST) Greenville, N.C. RADIO: WNCT 1070 AM Watch | Live Stats | ECU Notes | Tulane Notes | C-USA Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central | Live Chat EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 27-14-1 (9-5-1 C-USA) Last Game Loss at No. 10 UNC, 1-0/10 inn. (4/25/12) Head Coach Billy Godwin (Atlantic Christian, 1986) Career: 506-237-1 (13th season) ECU Record: 244-152-1 (7th season) Twitter @ECUBaseball TULANE GREEN WAVE Record 27-14 (5-7 C-USA) Last Game Win vs. Northwestern State, 10-3 (4/24/12) Head Coach Rick Jones (UNC Wilmington, 1975) Career Record: 1,039-488-3 (26th season) Record at School: 763-395-2 (19th season) RECENT NEWS Week 10 Recap […]

Hammerheads Anticipate First Win Saturday

Hammerheads Anticipate First Win Saturday

“College Night” Set to Kickoff at 7:30pm at Legion Stadium Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads are still seeking for their first win of the season this Saturday night as they face off against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds at Legion Stadium. The game will be broadcast live on USLNation.com for those unable to attend.   The Hammerheads were unable to find the back of the net in last Saturday’s game versus the Harrisburg City Islanders and concluded the match in a scoreless tie. A 30-minute delay postponed kickoff until 8:00pm due to fast-paced, inclement weather and made for difficult playing conditions throughout the game.   Hammerhead players: Andriy Budnyy, Bryce Taylor, Daniel Roberts, and Dylan Riley are all looking to find […]

UNC Wilmington Public History Students Help Tidal Creek Co-op Celebrate 30 Years with History Exhibit; Opening April 28

UNC Wilmington Public History Students Help Tidal Creek Co-op Celebrate 30 Years with History Exhibit; Opening April 28

Wilmington, N.C. – Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market is celebrating its 30-year anniversary in June 2012. To commemorate this historic marker for Wilmington’s cooperative community, the students in the Public History Program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington have created an exhibit chronicling the co-op’s beginnings and growth, entitled “Feeding Tradition: A History of Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market.”   All are welcome to attend the exhibit opening from 4-6 p.m., Saturday, April 28, at Tidal Creek Co-op. Tidal Creek staff, and UNCW faculty and student curators will announce and unveil the exhibit within Tidal Creek’s retail space, where it will remain on permanent display for some time. Fly the Coop wines and gourmet cheeses will be served at […]

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