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ALISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION featuring Jerry Douglas Bring Paper Airplane Tour 2012 to Charlotte

ALISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION featuring Jerry Douglas Bring Paper Airplane Tour 2012 to Charlotte

ALISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION featuring Jerry Douglas Bring Paper Airplane Tour 2012 to Charlotte Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte Saturday July 28       ALISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION featuring JERRY DOUGLAS will bring its Paper Airplane Tour 2012 to Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte on Saturday July 28.   Tickets go on sale Friday May 4 at 10am at LiveNation.com, The Fillmore Charlotte box office, Ticketmaster or charge by phone 800-745-3000.   In April of 2011, Rounder Records released the eagerly anticipated Alison Krauss and Union Station album, Paper Airplane. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart, Bluegrass Albums Chart and #3 on the Top 200 Album Chart. A truly breathtaking […]

Tulane Takes Game One From No. 27 ECU, 4-1

Tulane Takes Game One From No. 27 ECU, 4-1

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Tulane (28-14, 6-7 C-USA) scored a pair of runs on wild pitches in the third inning and added an insurance run in the sixth to claim a 4-1 victory over No. 27 East Carolina (27-15-1, 9-6-1) Friday night at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.   Andrew Reeves (1-1) picked up the win for the Green Wave as the right-hander allowed just one unearned run on six hits in seven innings. He issued two free passes and struck out two.   D.J. Ponder earned his seventh save of the season after entering for Reeves with a runner on first and no outs in the eighth. Ponder retired John Wooten on a fly out and ended the frame by […]

UNC’s Zach Brown Selected In Second Round Of NFL Draft By Tennessee

UNC’s Zach Brown Selected In Second Round Of NFL Draft By Tennessee

Chapel Hill, N.C. – North Carolina linebacker Zach Brown was selected in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft (52nd overall) by the Tennessee Titans on Friday evening.   “I’m happy where I’m at,” said Brown on the Tennessee Titans teleconference. “I talked to the Titans and they said they would make it happen. I’m just ready to roll now. I know DT (David Thornton) used to play there, but I don’t know anyone else on the team. (David’s) like my big brother. He was down at Carolina for two years and we became close. He told me to keep my head up and keep playing even with the adversity we’ve been going through the last couple of year […]

Pirates Close Out Regular Season With Win Over Elon

Pirates Close Out Regular Season With Win Over Elon

GREENVILLE, N.C. April 14, 2012 – The East Carolina men’s tennis team concluded its regular season with an exciting 4-3 victory over Elon Saturday afternoon. The Pirates won two of three doubles matches to win the doubles point, then got singles victories from Joran Vliegen, John Schmitt and Mario Martinez to clinch the match. Doubles play started the day, with ECU getting wins from its No. 2 and 3 pairs. Nicolas Soriano and Damien Brenard posted an 8-5 victory over Eric Turner and Andrew Prince at No. 2, while Schmitt and Patriek Wolterbeek outlasted Jordan Kaufmann and Dan Sablik, 9-7. In singles play, Vliegen recorded a 6-2 win in the first set, then rolled to a 6-3 win in the […]

Houston Downs East Carolina Twice

Houston Downs East Carolina Twice

HOUSTON, Texas April 14, 2012 – East Carolina suffered two losses to Houston on Saturday, falling 13-5 in five innings and 6-2. In the first contest, Melissa Gregson drove in three runs and scored four while Jennifer Klinkert went three-for-three with a trio of RBI. ECU sophomore Alex Fieldhouse tallied two hits and a pair of runs batted in to lead the Pirate (16-25, 4-10 C-USA) offense. Houston (26-15, 11-3 C-USA) took the second game with a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the seventh by Jaime Edwards. East Carolina sophomore Jasmine Robbins hit a two-run home run to account for the Pirates’ two runs. Game 1 Box Score | Game 1 Box Score in PDF Format Game 2 […]

Lady Pirates Blanked By College Of Charleston In Regular Season Finale

Lady Pirates Blanked By College Of Charleston In Regular Season Finale

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. April 14, 2012 – The College of Charleston, ranked No. 71 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Poll, swept six singles matches in straight sets and secured the doubles point during a 7-0 non-conference victory over East Carolina at the CofC Tennis Center Saturday morning. The Cougars (22-5) clinched the opening tally by virtue of 8-0 and 8-2 victories in the No. 3 and No. 1 positions, respectively. East Carolina’s Dana Gray and Neena Wanko posted the highest Lady Pirate scoring total before suffering an 8-3 defeat in a No. 2 match to Jenny Falcone and Kelly Kambourelis. Winners of 18 of its last 19 matches, the College of Charleston dropped just 26 combined games in […]

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 […]

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