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Join The Pirates For 2012 Summer Camp

Join The Pirates For 2012 Summer Camp

GREENVILLE, N.C. March 19, 2012 – The East Carolina women’s basketball program will hold a variety of camps this summer at Minges Coliseum. ECU Head Coach Heather Macy will serve as the host for the camps as well as provide instruction, along with the rest of the women’s basketball staff and team members. Team Camp Brochure Individual Camp Brochure The first session is a Day Camp scheduled for June 18-21. The camp is for ages 8-15 and the cost is $195 per camper. The price includes lunch each day and a camp t-shirt. Campers will be instructed on fundamentals and will take part in games, competitions and even swimming. The Position Camp (June 29-30) is designed for athletes in grades […]

Canes Reassign Bobby Sanguinetti to Charlotte

Canes Reassign Bobby Sanguinetti to Charlotte

RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned defenseman Bobby Sanguinetti to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). This completes the second NHL recall of the season for the 24-year-old Sanguinetti, who played in the Hurricanes’ 4-3 win at Winnipeg on Sunday. The Trenton, NJ, native has skated in three games for Carolina this season, and has played eight career NHL games with the New York Rangers and the Hurricanes without registering a point. Sanguinetti (6’3”, 190 lbs.) leads all Charlotte defensemen, ranks second among Checkers skaters and is tied for seventh among all AHL blueliners this season with 37 points (8g, […]

North Carolina Symphony to Tour Western North Carolina This Spring

North Carolina Symphony to Tour Western North Carolina This Spring

“Beethoven and Beyond,” including Beethoven’s Eighth Symphony, Presented in Lexington, Mars Hill, Cherokee, Flat Rock and Chapel Hill, April 24-28 RALEIGH, N.C.—Music Director Grant Llewellyn and the North Carolina Symphony head west to Lexington, Mars Hill, Cherokee and Flat Rock, April 24-27, with “Beethoven and Beyond,” a program focusing on great works by Beethoven, Mozart, Wagner and Liszt. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The final performance of the tour brings the orchestra closer to home for an April 28 concert at Memorial Hall, on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, beginning at 8:00 p.m. “As we near our 80th anniversary in May 2012, I can’t think of a better way of celebrating this orchestra’s […]

Women’s Golf Finishes 11th in Pinehurst Challenge

Women’s Golf Finishes 11th in Pinehurst Challenge

PINEHURST, N.C. – The College of Charleston women’s golf team posted the sixth-best final round as they moved up and finished 11th at the Pinehurst Challenge Tuesday. North Carolina State won the tournament with a team score of 1-over 865 as they beat runner-up Maryland, who shot 18-over. The Cougars shot rounds of 307-304-299=910 (+46). Senior Leigh Whittaker led the Cougars for the tournament as she came back from an opening round 77 to shoot 73-73 in the next two rounds and finish at 7-over and tie for 17th. Junior Anna Martin also shot 73 on the final day and fellow junior Vanessa Koechli shot 74. Up next the Cougars travel to Browns Summit, N.C. for the Bryan National Intercollegiate […]

Battleship Easter Egg Hunt Carnival – April 6, 2012

Battleship Easter Egg Hunt Carnival – April 6, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC – The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA announces their 5th annual Easter Egg Hunt Carnival on Friday, April 6, 2012, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm, with the last ticket sold at 1:00 pm. Hippity Hoppity down the Battleship trail for a fun Spring event with continuous games and egg hunts every 20 minutes.  New this year will be two bounce houses and a professional face painter.  A petting zoo will also be on hand with the cutest little chicks around.  All this is included for only $5 per person, with kids 2 and under free.  Don’t forget to bring your camera and take pictures with Buddy the Battleship Bunny. Partners Jammin 99.9 and Once Upon A Child help make […]

Pirates Finish Sixth At Callaway Match Play Championships

Pirates Finish Sixth At Callaway Match Play Championships

Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championships BRADENTON, Fla. March 20, 2012 – The East Carolina men’s golf team wrapped a successful week at the Callaway Match Play Championships with a sixth-place finish Tuesday after falling to No. 6 seed Indiana, 3.5-1.5, at the Concession Golf Club. Harold Varner picked up ECU’s only win on the day, defeating Chase Wright, 1-up. The two were all square through 16 holes when Varner birdied No. 3 to go ahead. Each individual then pared the final hole to complete the match. Varner finished 2-1-1 on the week. Adam Stephenson halved with the Hoosiers’ David Mills to give ECU half a point. Indiana’s Brant Peaper defeated David Watkins, 3 and 2, while Corey Ziedonis defeated Ryan Eibner, […]

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SwampDogs Announce New Voice for 2012

SwampDogs Announce New Voice for 2012

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Fayetteville SwampDogs are pleased to welcome Tyler Olsson into the fold for the 2012 season as the team’s Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations. Olsson will graduate in May from The College of New Jersey in Ewing, NJ, with degrees in both journalism and radio/TV/film communications. He spent last season as a broadcaster for the Camden Riversharks of the Atlantic League, and has called TCNJ baseball games on the school’s radio station since his freshman year. With Camden, Olsson had an opportunity to call both play-by-play and color commentary while also maintaining the Atlantic League rosters and writing game recaps. He was able to work with many former Major Leaguers on the roster and learned the […]

StageKraft to perform “Little Women”

StageKraft to perform “Little Women”

By José Valle Advertising Editor There is a Little Red Riding Hood, a Little Italy and even Little Einsteins. In a society full of “littles,” what is missing? “Little Women,” adapted from the Louisa May Alcott classic novel, tells the story of the four March sisters and the challenges they face growing up during the Civil War. Such challenges include a death in the family, competition between the sisters and meeting boys for the first time. Members of the audience get to see the family members mature and prosper together. The different emotions portrayed by the actors is one reason this musical was chosen by director Monica DeFelice. “I wanted to do something more serious this time because we seem […]

Border Battle Set for 61st Meeting on Wednesday at North Carolina

Border Battle Set for 61st Meeting on Wednesday at North Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. March 20, 2012 – The South Carolina Gamecocks (19-12) step out of Southeastern Conference play on Wednesday to renew the border battle with No. 24/25 North Carolina for the 61st time. First pitch for the single game at Anderson Stadium is scheduled for 5 p.m. EDT. Gametracker live stats and a live audio broadcast will be available at GamecocksOnline.com. Notes for March 20 Softball Stats 3/18 While Starting a New Streak, Garcia Still Strong Atop Lineup Shortstop Samie Garcia saw her 21-game hitting streak snapped in the first game versus Arkansas, the second-longest documented skein in Gamecock history. But Garcia rebounded, posting doubles in both Gamecock wins to help take the series. The junior ranks leads the team […]

No. 25 ECU and No. 11 N.C. State Tangle In Midweek Action

No. 25 ECU and No. 11 N.C. State Tangle In Midweek Action

March 20, 2012 vs.    No. 25 East Carolina vs. No. 11 N.C. State Mar. 20, 2012 | 6 p.m. (EST) Greenville, N.C. RADIO: WNCT 1070 AM Watch | Live Stats | ECU Notes | N.C. State Notes | C-USA Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central | Live Chat EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 14-4 Last Game Win vs. Penn State, 7-4 (3/18/12) Head Coach Billy Godwin (Atlantic Christian, 1986) Career: 493-227 (13th season) ECU Record: 231-142 (7th season) Twitter @ECUBaseball N.C. STATE WOLFPACK Record 15-3 Last Game Win vs. No. 24 Wake Forest, 5-4 (3/18/12) Head Coach Elliott Avent (VCU, 1983) Career Record: 571-369 (16th season) Record at School: 796-574 (24th) Week Five Recap SERIES HISTORY • Tonight’s game will […]

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