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Sharks Announce New Concessions Provider at Legion Stadium

Sharks Announce New Concessions Provider at Legion Stadium

Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Sharks of the Coastal Plain League (CPL) announced that The Cheesy Banker food truck will provide concessions at Legion Stadium during the 2012 season. The Cheesy Banker provides All-American ballpark fare, including burgers, wings, cheese steaks, and much more.  The truck will bring its own flavor to games, operating, as owner Carter McKaughan says, “A full commercial kitchen on wheels.”  This will be the first time the Sharks can provide hot food to their fans, with cooked items coming out of the food truck and traditional refreshments such as candy, popcorn and soda being offered from the concession stand at Legion Stadium.  The concession stand will also be operated by The Cheesy Banker.   Everything […]

With The 2012 Season Fast Approaching, Here’s A Preview For Our Loyal Fans

With The 2012 Season Fast Approaching, Here’s A Preview For Our Loyal Fans

Fayetteville, NC – The 2011 Fayetteville SwampDogs continued their trend of setting new standards last year, as the level of excitement and entertainment rose to new heights despite an early-round playoff exit. The Coastal Plain League noticed, as they named the SwampDogs the 2011 organization of the year, the second time they have provided that honor to the team. The turnstiles were worn out once again, as the best fans in the CPL filled up “The Swamp” more than ever, including a record-setting crowd of 6,039 on July 3rd. In 2012, the SwampDogs plan to make this summer even better than the last. The All American Summer of Fun will once again include one of the most decorated managers in […]

ITA Honors UNCW’s Aita As Emerging Player

ITA Honors UNCW’s Aita As Emerging Player

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association, the recognized governing body for collegiate tennis, has designated UNCW sophomore Rafael Aita as the Carolina Region’s “Player to Watch” in its annual post-season awards announcement. The ITA singled out 12 players from NCAA Division I programs around the country for their 2012 accomplishments and future potential. Aita, a second-year player from Lima, Peru, went 17-4 in singles this season to help the Seahawks collect their third NCAA Regional berth in four years and is ranked 95th in the most recent ITA rankings. “I’m happy for Rafael because he is very deserving of this award,” said Mait DuBois, UNCW’s fifth-year head coach. “It’s a real confidence builder for him since other coaches […]

Cape Fear Shakespeare On The Green Celetrates 20th Season Of Free Outdoor Theatre During Annual Summer Festival

Cape Fear Shakespeare On The Green Celetrates 20th Season Of Free Outdoor Theatre During Annual Summer Festival

Wilmington, NC – Have you ever wondered where oft-quoted lines originated, such as: “The course of true love never did run smooth…” and “Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them…“? Look no further than William Shakespeare’s masterpieces “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Twelfth Night,” respectively. Both plays are slated for the 2012 season of Cape Fear Shakespeare on the Green. From Memorial Day weekend throughout the month of June, this year’s festival celebrates 20 seasons of free outdoor Shakespearean theatre at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater in Wilmington, North Carolina.   Wilmington’s annual free-to-the-public Cape Fear Shakespeare on the Green festival, in association with the City of Wilmington, will present […]

Come Celebrate The Longest Running Beach Music Festival In The United States Still On The Beach

Come Celebrate The Longest Running Beach Music Festival In The United States Still On The Beach

Carolina Beach, NC – The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce is proud to be hosting the 26th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival on Saturday, June 2, 2012 on the beach strand in Carolina Beach at the historic Carolina Beach Boardwalk.   On Saturday, patrons can enjoy a day of live entertainment with the hottest beach music bands in the South. The gates will open at 10:30 am with the first band hitting the stage at 11:00 am. This year’s line-up includes: 11:00 – 12:30 THE CRAIG WOOLARD BAND 1:00 – 2:30 THE BAND OF OZ 3:00 – 4:30 JIM QUICK & COASTLINE   This annual, fun filled event is one of the longest running Beach Music festivals in the United […]

Old Crow Medicine Show Ticket Price Revision

Old Crow Medicine Show Ticket Price Revision

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW www.crowmedicine.com Saturday · August 18 · 7:30 p.m. Tickets on Sale Friday, May 18 @ 10 a.m. ~$34.50/GA/PIT, GA/Lawn or Reserved Table Seat Price increases to $40 Day of Show~ Tickets can be purchased at Booth Amphitheatre (Tuesday- Friday, Noon – 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.) or through etix.com. By phone call (800) 514-3849 Etix hours: Monday-Friday/ 9 a.m.-8 p.m. EST Saturday/10 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST & Sunday/12 p.m. – 8 p.m. EST For complete concert information go to www.boothamphitheatre.com or call (919) 462-2025.   Booth Amphitheatre is an SMG Managed Facility. About SMG Since 1977, SMG has provided management services to more than 22 public assembly facilities worldwide, including arenas, stadiums, […]

Pirates Tame Panthers in Home Finale, 13-1

Pirates Tame Panthers in Home Finale, 13-1

GREENVILLE, N.C. May 15, 2012 – East Carolina (33-19-1) scored 13 runs in the first three innings on its way to a 13-1 victory over High Point (24-28) Tuesday night in non-conference action at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. Box Score: Box Score Kevin Brandt (7-5), who pitched on three days rest, earned the win for the Pirates after tossing three scoreless innings. The senior southpaw from Fuquay Varina, N.C. struck out four and didn’t allow a hit before handing the ball over to freshman Dylan Dickens. ECU wasted little time grabbing an early lead as it plated three runs in the first. Tim Younger walked to lead off the inning. After Drew Reynolds’ fielder’s choice ground out, John Wooten […]

27th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival Rocks The Carolina Beach Boardwalk’s Beach Strand

27th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival Rocks The Carolina Beach Boardwalk’s Beach Strand

One-of-a-Kind On-the-Beach Music Festival is a Carolina Beach Tradition   Carolina Beach, N.C. – Do you love beach music, shag-dancing, and good old-fashioned summer fun? Are you in the mood for an original beach experience? Then boogie on down to Carolina Beach on Saturday June 2nd for the 27th Annual Carolina Beach Music Festival. Held on the beach strand at the Beach Stage at the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, the annual summer music extravaganza features the best in beach music, a laid-back style of rhythm & blues with roots on the Carolina coast. The fun begins on Friday night with a kickoff party at the SeaWitch Café & Tiki Bar with music by The Holiday Band. The Carolina Beach Music Festival […]

East Carolina Softball Adds Another For 2013

East Carolina Softball Adds Another For 2013

Morgan Eisenga Commits To Play For The Pirates GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina added a second member of its 2013 signing class Tuesday as pitcher Morgan Eisenga signed a national letter-of-intent to attend ECU and play softball with the Pirates beginning in the fall of 2012.   “We are very excited to be adding Morgan and her family into our Pirate family,” head coach Tracey Kee said. “I feel her energy and desire to win will be a great addition to our squad.”   Eisenga, a native of Escalon, Calif., played one season for Escalon High School before concentrating on her summer softball programs. As a freshman for Escalon, Eisenga played mainly left field for head coach Dianne Teixeira and […]

Pair of Outfielders Look To Heat Up “The Swamp”

Pair of Outfielders Look To Heat Up “The Swamp”

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville SwampDogs are pleased to welcome a pair of teammates from the nationally top-ranked University of Tampa to help bolster the outfield for the 2012 season. Connor Obrochta and Zach Gawrych are both coming off stellar campaigns in their sophomore seasons this spring. Gawrych led the Spartans in hitting in 2012, with a whopping .385 average in 34 starts. His four triples were also the most on the squad, and he added seven steals to illuminate his athleticism. The 6-1, 190-pound Tampa native was named to the SSC’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll in his freshman year, where he played in 36 games. He hit .385 in his senior year at Wharton High School. Obrochta was equally impressive […]

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