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Zac Brown Band Adds Raleigh Date To Spring Tour!

Zac Brown Band Adds Raleigh Date To Spring Tour!

ZAC BROWN BAND WITH SPECIAL GUEST Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion Raleigh Friday May 11 ZAC BROWN BAND will play TIME WARNER CABLE MUSIC PAVILION in RALEIGH on Friday, May 11. Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 17 at 10am at LiveNation.com, The Hardee’s Thickburger Box Office at Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion, Ticketmaster, select Walmart locations or charge by phone 800-745-3000. Lawn 4-packs available while supplies last. ### 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 Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five eCommerce sites, with over […]

Statements from the University of North Carolina regarding the NCAA Committee on Infractions’ Report

Statements from the University of North Carolina regarding the NCAA Committee on Infractions’ Report

Statements from the University of North Carolina regarding the NCAA Committee on Infractions’ Report, March 12, 2012:   Chancellor Holden Thorp: “It’s been almost two years since this investigation began, so getting the NCAA ruling is a big step in moving forward. We approached this investigation the way that you would expect of Carolina – thoughtfully, thoroughly and with full cooperation – and that was the right thing to do.   We self-imposed a number of penalties in the fall that we thought were appropriate based on the facts in our case. The NCAA has given us additional penalties, and the sanctions are more severe than we expected. The ruling is disappointing for our new coaching staff and our student-athletes. […]

No. 13 North Carolina Rolls Past Lady Pirates Tennis, 7-0

No. 13 North Carolina Rolls Past Lady Pirates Tennis, 7-0

HUMACAO, P.R. March 8, 2012 – North Carolina, ranked No. 13 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Poll, swept six singles matches in straight sets and garnered the doubles point during a 7-0 non-conference victory over East Carolina Thursday morning. North Carolina (9-4) clinched the doubles point to open play by virtue of 8-2 and 8-1 victories in the No. 1 and No. 3 positions, respectively. East Carolina’s tandem of Dana Gray and Neena Wanko pushed Caroline Price and Laura Slate before suffering an 8-5 defeat in a No. 2 match. The Tar Heels, winners of four straight, continued their strong play in singles action by dropping just 23 combined games in 12 sets. Junior Yilian Zhang enjoyed the […]

Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks “Heart & Soul Tour” This Summer

Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks “Heart & Soul Tour” This Summer

TWO LEGENDS. ONE STAGE. ROD STEWART & STEVIE NICKS TO REUNITE & HIT THE ROAD WITH THEIR “HEART & SOUL TOUR” THIS SUMMER * * * GREENSBORO COLISEUM – AUGUST 1 TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING SATURDAY MARCH 17 AT 10AM Legendary rockers Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks today announced plans to reunite this summer and reprise their highly acclaimed, co-headlining “Heart & Soul Tour.” The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers will make a stop at the Greensboro Coliseum on August 1. Presale to American Express Card Members Starts Wednesday March 14 at 10am; Tickets go on sale to general public beginning Saturday, March 17 at 10am at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, the Greensboro Coliseum box office, or […]

Pirates Fall To Southern Miss In Overtime, 81-78

Pirates Fall To Southern Miss In Overtime, 81-78

MEMPHIS, Tenn. March 8, 2012 (AP) – Neil Watson scored 17 points and Darnell Dodson’s 3-pointer put Southern Miss ahead to stay in an 81-78 victory over East Carolina in the Conference USA tournament quarterfinals Thursday. Box Score | Photo Gallery Southern Miss 81, East Carolina 78 (OT) Pirate Basketball Central Basketball Home | Season Statistics | Roster | Fact Book | ECU All-Access – Watch the games online! | Conference USA Basketball | NCAA Basketball Watson and Dodson scored 12 of the 13 points in overtime for the second-seeded Golden Eagles (25-7). Dodson’s trey made it 78-76 with 59 seconds left. He added a free throw and Watson made two on Southern Miss’ next two possessions to make it 81-76. […]

ECU Captures DRASH Alabama Classic With 9-4 Victory

ECU Captures DRASH Alabama Classic With 9-4 Victory

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. March 11, 2012 – No. 29 East Carolina (11-3) scored four runs with two outs in the second inning and added a pair in the last two frames to claim the 2012 DRASH Alabama Baseball Classic Title defeating No. 20 Louisville (10-4) Sunday afternoon 9-4 at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Box Score: Box Score Trailing by one in the top of the second, ECU responded with four two-out runs taking a 4-1 lead and never looked back. Wright got the inning going when he reached on a fielding error by Zak Wasserman at first. Philip Clark followed with a single down the left field line ad Younger loaded the bases with another single, this time an infield base hit to third. […]

#43 UNCW Men’s Tennis Wins Fourth Straight Match

#43 UNCW Men’s Tennis Wins Fourth Straight Match

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – The UNCW men’s tennis team won the doubles point and that turned out to be the difference as the 43rd-ranked Seahawks squeezed past stubborn Binghamton, 4-3, Sunday at the UNCW Tennis Complex.   The Seahawks, closing out a successful eight-match homestand, finished with a 7-1 record on their eight-game home clip and stand 9-2 on the season. The Bearcats own a 5-9 mark.   UNCW grabbed an early 1-0 lead by capturing the doubles point. The No. 3 team of Pedro Mol and Kaue Pereira breezed past Ismael Dinia and Robin Lesage, 8-2, before UNCW’s top tandem of Chris Cooprider and Kosta Blank was upset, 8-6, by Binghamton’s Bastian Bornkessel and Ruben Devos.   Freshmen Michael […]

Pirates End Diamond Devil Invitational With 5-3 Victory

Pirates End Diamond Devil Invitational With 5-3 Victory

TEMPE, Ariz. March 11, 2012 – A day after taking a 3-0 lead and falling to New Mexico State, East Carolina completed a comeback of its own Sunday morning against Valparaiso, rebounding from a 2-0 deficit to top the Crusaders 5-3. The Pirates (10-13) scored three times in the top of the fifth to take the lead as sophomore Kristi Oshiro drove in classmate Rebecca Lee for the game-winning run. Freshman Sarah Christian earned the win, throwing the final four innings and limiting Valparaiso (11-8) to four hits and one run. Box Score | Box Score in PDF Format Live Chat Replay Freshman Courtney Smith started in the circle and went the first three innings, allowing two runs, one earned, […]

ECU Tied For Third After 36 Holes At JMU Eagle Landing

ECU Tied For Third After 36 Holes At JMU Eagle Landing

ORANGE PARK, Fla. March 10, 2012 – The East Carolina women’s golf team dropped one spot and is tied for third after 36 holes of the 2012 JMU/Eagle Landing Invitational. The three-day, 54-hole tournament, hosted by James Madison University, is being played at the Eagle Landing golf Club a Oakleaf Plantation (Par 72 / 6,286 yards) in Orange Park, Fla. Round 2 Results Playing in cooler temperatures with overcast skies and gusting wind conditions, ECU shot a 14-over par 302 and dropped one spot at 20-over 596. Opening-round leader South Florida held on to the lead but by the slimmest of margins, as the Bulls are at 8-over 584, one shot ahead of Maryland at 9-over 585 after the Terrapins shot […]

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Softball Drops a Pair in SoCon Opener

Softball Drops a Pair in SoCon Opener

Cougars bested in both ends of a doubleheader at Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The College of Charleston softball team dropped a pair of games to Chattanooga in a Southern Conference season-opening doubleheader at Frost Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars took a tough 11-1 loss in the opener and regrouped well for the second but still found themselves on the wrong side of a 2-1 decision. The teams conclude the series set with a single game at Frost Stadium on Sunday, March 11 starting at 2 p.m. Ashton Jarrett (Hanahan, S.C.) was 3-for-5 between the two games for the Cougars. Kristy Giragosian (Charlotte, N.C.) extended her hit streak to five games with a hit in both contests. Kelsey Hodgson (Woodstock, […]