COLUMBIA, SC March 13, 2013 — South Carolina freshman Matt NeSmith has been named the SEC Men’s Freshman Golfer of the Week for the second straight week, the league office announced Wednesday. NeSmith earns the honor after leading the Gamecocks to a second-place finish at the Palmetto Intercollegiate. He tied for third at the event with a career-best 54-hole total of 209 (-1), which matches the sixth-best total for a freshman all-time at South Carolina. He opened the tournament with a career-low 68 and posted scores of 69 and 72 in the final two rounds to lead South Carolina to its fourth consecutive top-three finish. A native of North Augusta, S.C., NeSmith has five top-20 finishes on the season, including […]
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Defenseman recently completed four-year college career at Harvard By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC March 13, 2013 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Danny Biega on a three-year, entry-level contract. At the NHL Level, Biega will receive $625,000 in 2013-14, $675,000 in 2014-15 and $725,000 in 2015-16. At the AHL level, he would be paid $67,500 in all three years. Biega receives a signing bonus of $240,000, and will immediately join the Hurricanes’ top minor-league affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Biega, 21, completed his fourth season at Harvard in 2012-13, totaling 11 points (2g, 9a) and 43 […]
WILMINGTON, NC March 13, 2013 – Senior Kosta Blank, sophomore Alyssa Ritchie and freshman Christine Kharkevich have collected weekly tennis honors from the Colonial Athletic Association after enjoying recent success for the UNCW men’s and women’s teams. Blank, from Winnipeg, Canada, was tabbed the CAA’s Men’s Singles Player-of-the-Week, while Ritchie racked up two-way honors, earning Women’s Singles Co-Player-of the-Week and Doubles Team-of-the-Week accolades with Kharkevich. Blank was selected as the loop’s top singles player after posting a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Dominique Johnson of 20th-ranked Clemson at No. 4 singles. He improved his singles record to 6-3 on the season with a three-match winning streak. Ritchie, meanwhile, shared the league’s singles honors with James Madison’s Cara Wirth after both […]
BURGAW, NC March 13, 2013 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has completed renovations to the Sawpit Landing Boating Access area in Pender County, and it is now open to the public. Wildlife Commission staff replaced the boat ramp, installed a floating dock and improved the parking area. They also made the site accessible for the disabled. “Sawpit Landing is located on the Northeast Cape Fear River, and will offer access for anglers, boaters and wildlife watchers,” said Tommy Hughes, coastal area eco-region supervisor. “Anglers can fish for largemouth bass, panfish and catfish, and wildlife watchers might see alligators, beavers, waterfowl, neotropical migratory birds, turkeys and white-tailed deer.” Construction of the site was funded with motorboat registration fees and Sport […]
Harkers Island, NC March 13, 2013 – The Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild will be hosting Loon Day on Saturday, May 11, 2013, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the H. Curt Salter Building. This event includes an in-water decoy competition, a live auction, and lunch. All activities are free of charge. The competition is a donation competition in that the decoy itself acts as the entry fee. All birds entered become property of the Decoy Guild. This competition carries a $200 first prize cash purchase award, $100 for second place, $50 for third and $25 for fourth place. For more information, including competition guidelines, please visit the Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild’s website at www.decoyguild.com. You can also find us on Facebook!
Jacksonville, NC March 13, 2013 – Keep Onslow Beautiful is pleased to announce the Celebrate Arbor Day 2013 ceremony will be held Friday, March 15, 2013 at 10:00 am at the Onslow County Discovery Gardens. The Discovery Gardens are located at the Onslow County Multipurpose Complex – 4024 Richlands Highway. “Each year, trees are planted in public spaces throughout the county,” states Lisa Rider, Onslow County Solid Waste Assistant Director. “We have selected a beautiful variety of native North Carolina trees to plant in memory of several of our local citizens.” This year (15) trees are being dedicated in honor of the memory of the following individuals: Dovard Edward Padgett, Julia Mallard Andrews, Sarah Humphries, Camillo Francis Liquori, Walter Wayne […]
Band Together NC, in conjunction with and support of, Tammy Lynn Center Present: LYLE LOVETT Saturday · May 4 · 5 p.m. Tickets on Sale Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m. ~ VIP (Ages 21+): $150.00 (day of event $155.00) includes catered food and beverage, VIP area close to the main stage, silent auction and donation. Reserved/$69.50 (Day of event $74.50) & Reserved/$49.50 (Day of event 54.50) General Admission Lawn (Ages 3 & up): $34.50 (Day of event $39.50) Kids 2 & under free on the Lawn~ Tickets can be purchased at Booth Amphitheatre (Tuesday- Friday, Noon – 6 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. […]
Rousey, Brown, Carroll top picks to win Myrtle Beach, SC March 13, 2013 – To Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the NGA TOUR, we have assembled a Panel of Experts who specialize in the golf industry and have the experience of covering the NGA TOUR for multiple seasons. This panel of experts will make their top five selections each week for the NGA TOUR 18 Pro Series events this season. Nick Rousey, coming off last week’s start at the Chile Classic on the Web.com Tour, tops this week’s list earning nominations on four of our experts’ boards. Not only is Rousey named on four of our expert’s boards, but he’s picked to win on three of them. Perhaps it’s his […]
18-Hole Sectional Qualifiers to be Held at 34 Sites, June 17-27 Far Hills, NJ March 13, 2013 – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 2013 U.S. Senior Open Championship, to be held at Omaha (Neb.) Country Club, July 11-14. Conducted over 18 holes, sectional qualifying will be held at 34 sites across the United States from June 17 to June 27. Player registration is available now and continues through June 5 at 5 p.m. ET (www.usga.org/champs/apply). “The U.S. Senior Open’s sectional qualifying process, like all USGA championships, is both distinctive and democratic in that any amateur who meets the Handicap Index® requirement can enter,” said USGA Vice President and Championship Committee Chairman Thomas […]
TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E USC Upstate (10-5) 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 1 South Carolina (14-2) 0 3 1 3 0 2 3 0 X 12 14 0 Box Score | Quotes | Photo Gallery Columbia, SC March 12, 2013 – Fifth ranked South Carolina recorded 14 hits with nine different players tallying at least one hit on the way to a 12-3 victory over USC Upstate on Tuesday night in non-conference action at Carolina Stadium. South Carolina improves to 14-2 on the year while the loss drops USC Upstate to 10-5. Freshman left-hander Wynkoop pitched 2.2 innings of relief, earning the win and improving to 3-0 on the […]