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“A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier” Summer Living History Program at Bentonville Battlefield Aug. 23

“A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier” Summer Living History Program at Bentonville Battlefield Aug. 23

FOUR OAKS, NC August 22, 2014 – The sounds of artillery and musket fire will once again ring out at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site. The annual summer living history program, “A Day in the Life of a Civil War Soldier,”will be held Saturday, Aug. 23. Costumed living historians will demonstrate how soldiers made meals, maintained their weapons, equipment and uniforms, trained for battle, withstood the weather and much more. This free program will feature musket demonstrations at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., and artillery firings at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Visitors can visit a Civil War soldier’s camp and discover what role the enlisted man played in battle. Re-enactors from the Co. D 27th […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out Carolina Mudcats

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out Carolina Mudcats

WOLFF AND PARRA BLANK CAROLINA IN SERIES FINALE MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 14, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Carolina Mudcats 1-0 on Thursday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. History was made Thursday when the Pelicans had their first consecutive sellouts in franchise history. Sam Wolff and Luis Parra combined to pitch the Pelicans’ ninth shutout of the season. The Pelicans (30-23, 74-47) recorded only two hits on the night off of Carolina starter Adam Plutko, which was a season-low for the Birds. Royce Bolinger hit a single to right center field, but was erased when trying to stretch the hit into a double. In the next at-bat, Nick […]

Carolina Mudcats sweep Myrtle Beach Pelicans in doubleheader

Carolina Mudcats sweep Myrtle Beach Pelicans in doubleheader

MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 13, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, lost both contests to the Carolina Mudcats 3-2 and 6-5 on Wednesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The sellout of 6,599 fans set a new franchise record for most sellouts in season with six on the year. The Mudcats turned to Jerrud Sabourin for offense on the evening, as he collected four hits, two doubles, and four RBI. Carolina (25-26, 54-64) produced three runs in the first inning against Myrtle Beach southpaw Chad Bell. Yhoxian Medina and Yandy Diaz reached the base paths with no outs to lead off the game on a single and a walk. Carolina took advantage […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Carolina Mudcats series opener rained out

Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Carolina Mudcats series opener rained out

DOUBLEHEADER SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY AT 6:05 P.M.   MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 12, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, had their game with the Carolina Mudcats postponed due to rain on Tuesday. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday, August 13. Both games will be seven-inning contests. Gates will open at 5:00 p.m., and the first pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. Fans with tickets to tonight’s game can exchange those tickets for a ticket of equal or lesser value to any future Pelicans regular season game during the 2014 regular season or beyond, subject to availability. Tickets to Wednesday’s regularly scheduled contest will be good for […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans take two and record-setting ninth straight road game

Myrtle Beach Pelicans take two and record-setting ninth straight road game

PELICANS SWEEP MUDCATS, FINISH ROAD TRIP 6-0   ZEBULON, NC August 10, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, took two from the Carolina Mudcats on Sunday, winning the suspended game in 14 innings 3-2 and taking game two 5-1 at Five County Stadium. The Pelicans have won seven straight games and nine straight road contests, which sets a new franchise record for consecutive road wins. Saturday’s suspended game picked up in the bottom of the eleventh inning in a 2-2 tie. Abel De Los Santos pitched all four innings for the Birds, allowing just two baserunners. A runner reached on an error and he walked another and fanned three Mudcats in the process. […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Carolina Mudcats suspended in 11th inning

Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Carolina Mudcats suspended in 11th inning

GAME TO BE RESUMED SUNDAY AT 1:00 P.M.   ZEBULON, NC August 9, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, tied the game at 2-2 on a wild pitch in the eighth inning, and the game was suspended in the bottom of the 11th inning due to rain. The game will be resumed on Sunday before the Pelicans and Mudcats complete their series at Five County Stadium. The resumption of the suspended game will begin at 1:00 p.m., while game two, a full-nine inning game, will begin no earlier than 2:00 p.m.   The Pelicans erased deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 to send the game to extra innings. Down 1-0, Christopher Bostick laid down […]

Wilson Tobs Game in Edenton Cancelled

Wilson Tobs Game in Edenton Cancelled

Tobs In Playoffs with .500 Record WILSON, NC August 4, 2014 – The final regular season game, scheduled against the Edenton Steamers in Edenton, has been cancelled and will not be made up. This means the Wilson Tobs end the season at .500 with a 27-27 record and the three seed in the CPL Playoffs. The Tobs will have tomorrow off before playing host to the Edenton Steamers for Game One of their three game series. The entirety of the Tobs’ playoff run is sponsored by Greenlight with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 P.M. and gates opening at 6 P.M. The Tobs will then hit the road to take on the Steamers in Edenton on Thursday and again on Friday if […]

Matt Vogel and Wilmington Sharks Blow Wilson Tobs Away 8-1

Matt Vogel and Wilmington Sharks Blow Wilson Tobs Away 8-1

WILMINGTON, NC – On the same day Sharknado 2: The Second One was set to be unleashed upon movie theatres around the country, the Wilmington Sharks created a tornado of their own at Buck Hardee field on Wednesday night, as they sent the Tobs seeking shelter early and often. The first inning was essentially a microcosm of the game as a whole. Matt Vogel struck out three Tobs in the top of the first, and Steven Linkous and Nate Moorhouse each drew walks to kickstart the Sharks offense in the bottom of the first inning. A double steal from the two most dangerous running threats in the Coastal Plain League put two runners in scoring position. Jake Kusz knocked one […]

Morehead City Marlins drop third straight after 7-1 loss to Wilson Tobs

Morehead City Marlins drop third straight after 7-1 loss to Wilson Tobs

MOREHEAD CITY, NC July 28, 2014 – The Marlins managed only one run against Wilson on Monday, as the surging Tobs handed Morehead City their third straight loss with a 7-1 victory at Fleming Stadium. Right-hander Brett Valentine, making his first start for the Marlins, allowed three runs in the first inning on four hits, and was hurt by an error from Chase Simmons—one of four Marlins’ errors on the night. “It’s not just the errors, there were [a bunch of] plays that weren’t made,” said head coach Sam Carel. “When you want to play winning baseball you cannot leave the amount of plays on the field that we have.” Those three runs proved to be more than enough to […]

Wilson Tobs: You’re Invited to Slugger’s Birthday Party TONIGHT at  5:00 pm

Wilson Tobs: You’re Invited to Slugger’s Birthday Party TONIGHT at 5:00 pm

Greetings! Happy Birthday Slugger!! WILSON, NC July 27, 2014 – This year is Slugger’s 16th season with us, and we want you to help us celebrate! Join us tonight at Fleming for his birthday and celebrate with Slugger, the Tobs and all of Slugger’s mascot friends. The Tobs take on the Fayetteville SwampDogs tonight at 5:00 pm. Gates open at 4:00 pm. Tonight’s game is sponsored by Bridgestone and Sweet Creations who will be providing Slugger’s birthday cake! How sweet! We hope to see you at the ball park! Shelby Zack, Media Relations Assistant Wilson Tobs Baseball Club

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