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Richmond Kickers defeat the Charleston Battery in Home Opener

Richmond Kickers defeat the Charleston Battery in Home Opener

Charleston, S.C. In the 20th home opener the Richmond Kickers defeated Charleston Battery by a score of two goals to one Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium with an attendance of 4,729. Sascha Goerres was credited with the game winner in the 90th minute when his long-range strike deflected past Battery goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra. “I think overall we played well, we probably deserved three points and we should have at least gotten a point out of that game,” said Battery Head Coach Mike Anhaeuser “I give Richmond credit, they took advantage of a bad bounce and got the three points.” The Battery opened the scoring in the 18th minute when Ryan Richter picked out Nicki Paterson with a square pass at […]

New Hammerhead Merchandise Available for Purchase

New Hammerhead Merchandise Available for Purchase

Wilmington, NC – On opening day of the USL PRO season, the Wilmington Hammerheads are excited to announce that new official team merchandise is now available for sale on their website and during all Hammerhead home games. In the first of multiple releases of official team memorabilia, the Hammerheads have made available their 2012 Umbro authentic Hammerhead home replica jersey and their 2012 Umbro authentic Hammerhead training jersey.   The new Hammerhead home replica jersey is a checkered pattern with classical, vertical stripes. It is 100% polyester, sky blue and white wicking fabric, embroidered with the official Umbro logo. With a new lightweight breathable bonded team badge, the option of customizing each jersey with a name and number is also […]

Jason Aldean 2012 My Kinda Party Tour Coming to To Charlotte and Raleigh

Jason Aldean 2012 My Kinda Party Tour Coming to To Charlotte and Raleigh

2012 MY KINDA PARTY TOUR JASON ALDEAN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS LUKE BRYAN RACHEL FARLEY AND DJ SILVER Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte Thursday July 26 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh Friday July 27     JASON ALDEAN with special guests Luke Bryan, Rachel Farley, and DJ Silver will play Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte on Thursday July 26 & Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh on Friday July 27.   Tickets go on sale Friday April 13 at 10am at LiveNation.com, the Hardee’s Thickburger box office at the venues, Ticketmaster, select Wal-Mart 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 […]

Dixieland Speedway’s 2012 Car Show

Dixieland Speedway’s 2012 Car Show

Elizabeth City, NC – Check out the Museum of the Albemarle on Saturday, April 14, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. to view the race cars of Dixieland Speedway’s 2012 racing season. For Dixieland Speedway’s annual car show, talk with the drivers and crew, see the race cars and reminisce about the past. Not only will race cars will be on display but other types of vehicles involved in organized racing at Dixieland Motorsports Complex will be on hand. See go-karts, 4-wheelers, motorcycles and show cars. Come on out and join in the fun and excitement. This is a free family event! The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. www.museumofthealbemarle.com. Find […]

USL PRO Season Set To Open

USL PRO Season Set To Open

Rivalry between Kickers and Battery, Orlando City opener highlights weekend schedule TAMPA, Fla. – The 2012 USL PRO season kicks off this weekend with a classic rivalry for a pair of clubs celebrating their 20th anniversary seasons and Orlando City opening its championship defense on the road. A large crowd is expected at City Stadium in Richmond, Va. as the Kickers host the Charleston Battery in one of the longest continuous rivalries in North American soccer on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET, with both teams kicking off their 20th Anniversary seasons. The Kickers, who advanced to the USL PRO semifinals and the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup a year ago, return a strong core from their 2011 team, with […]

Tar Heel Tennis Whips Clemson 6-1

Tar Heel Tennis Whips Clemson 6-1

UNC improves to 6-1 in the ACC on Senior Day at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—No. 24 North Carolina polished off Clemson 6-1 at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center on Sunday, as the Tar Heels pushed their record to 9-5 (6-1 in ACC play). The win represented a fitting end for senior day in which all five seniors—Alex Rafiee, Brennan Boyajian, Cameron Ahari, Joey Burkhardt, and Zach Hunter—competed for the Tar Heels.   Carolina quickly claimed an early advantage with the doubles point victory, as Boyajian/Ahari led the charge at No. 2 doubles, dismissing Meza/Rigsby by a 9-7 margin. At No. 1 doubles, #29 Jose Hernandez/Burkhardt followed suit, breaking Y. Maden/Wibowo at 6-7 to secure a 8-6 Carolina victory. Meanwhile, […]

9th Annual Southeast Urban Music Conference

9th Annual Southeast Urban Music Conference

9th Annual Southeast Urban Music Conference Returns To Promote “Branding & Marketing Urban Music: The Black College Radio Connection” Gospel Synergy Magazine & Synergy 1 Radio Sign On As The Inspirational Soul Media Sponsors For The 2012 SUMC April 26th-28th In Charlotte, NC Atlanta, Georgia – Southeast Urban Music Conference (SUMC) Co-Conference Chairman Tony Baraka announced today that Gospel Synergy Magazine and 2012 Stellar Award winning Synergy 1 Radio have signed on as the Inspirational Soul media sponsors for the 2012 SUMC, which will be held at The Blake Hotel’s state of the art conference center on April 26th-28th in Charlotte, North Carolina. Since April 2006, Gospel Synergy Magazine, an online publication, has been reaching 75,000 plus homes worldwide while […]

Carolina Hurricanes at Ottawa Senators

Carolina Hurricanes at Ottawa Senators

CAROLINA HURRICANES at OTTAWA SENATORS Tuesday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. ET Scotiabank Place * Ottawa, ON Hurricanes: 31-32-16 (78 pts.) Senators: 41-28-10 (92 pts.) * All statistics through NHL games of April 1   TV: FOX Sports Carolinas HD RADIO: Hurricanes Radio Network: WCMC 99.9 FM The Fan (Raleigh – flagship); WWNB 1490AM/105.7FM (New Bern, NC); WAVQ 1400 (Jacksonville, NC); WMFD 630AM (Wilmington, NC) INTERNET: www.CarolinaHurricanes.com   AUDIO CLIP OF THE DAY Please find below a link to an .mp3 file of Hurricanes head coach Kirk Muller as he spoke to the media at PNC Arena on Monday following the team’s practice. Click here to listen.   TOMORROW’S GAME Carolina visits the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday for the fourth and […]

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Commissioners Name Coudriet as Next County Manager

Commissioners Name Coudriet as Next County Manager

New Hanover County – Today, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners named new county manager, selecting experienced Assistant County Manager Chris Coudriet to succeed Bruce Shell. Coudriet brings to the position almost twenty years of public administration experience, with more than a decade as a county manager in North Carolina. He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from East Carolina University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Coudriet and his wife, Leigh, have two children: Montgomery, daughter age 10, and Silas, a son age 8. Coudriet has served as Assistant County Manager since he was hired in 2008, and oversees the following departments: Development Services, […]

Marlins Continue to Shape Pitching Staff

Marlins Continue to Shape Pitching Staff

Morehead City, N.C. – The Morehead City Marlins are pleased to announce the addition of two right-handed pitchers to the roster for the 2012 season. Matt Ogden (pictured left) and David Lucroy (pictured right), both of whom were drafted in Major League Baseball’s 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of high school, will be spending the summer in Morehead City. Ogden, a freshman pitcher at the University of Michigan, was originally drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 24th round of the 2011 draft after being named the Colorado High School Pitcher of the Year. The 6-3 right-hander from Aurora, Colorado has appeared in four games for the Wolverines this season, and has allowed just seven hits and has struck out […]

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