Locations

Locations to include: cities, towns, communities and of course beaches within the Carolina beach regions.

Barenaked Ladies with Ben Folds Five and Guster for 2013 “Last Summer on Earth Tour”

Barenaked Ladies with Ben Folds Five and Guster for 2013 “Last Summer on Earth Tour”

BARENAKED LADIES TEAM WITH BEN FOLDS FIVE AND GUSTER FOR THE 2013 “LAST SUMMER ON EARTH TOUR” BARENAKED LADIES CELEBRATING 25TH ANNIVERSARY NEW ALBUM ON VANGUARD RECORDS AVAILABLE JUNE 4TH Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte – July 25 Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh – July 28 Los Angeles, CA March 18, 2013 – Rolling Stone called it “one of the ten hottest summer package tours of 2012”and Entertainment Weekly spotlighted it on their “2012 Summer Must List.” We’re talking, of course, about the Barenaked Ladies’ uber-successful “Last Summer On Earth,” a rollicking roadshow that tore through more than 30 arenas and amphitheaters during its near-sold-out run. Back by popular demand, this year’s lineup sees the multi-platinum-selling Ladies joined by Ben […]

UNCW Seahawks Make Staff Changes In Men’s Basketball

UNCW Seahawks Make Staff Changes In Men’s Basketball

WILMINGTON, NC March 18, 2013 – Associate Head Coach Jamie Kachmarik and Assistant Coach Dante Calabria will not return to the UNCW men’s basketball staff in 2013-14. “We appreciate the leadership and service of Jamie and Dante and wish them the best in the future,” said Buzz Peterson, UNCW’s third-year coach. “By restructuring our coaching staff and reviewing every phase of our program, we hope to return the program to a level of excellence that will become a source of pride for our student-athletes, the university and the Wilmington community.” Kachmarik recently completed his third season with the Seahawks. He coached with Peterson at Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State before moving to Wilmington in 2010-11. Calabria finished his first season […]

CofC Alum Works to Revitalize Charleston’s Eastside

CofC Alum Works to Revitalize Charleston’s Eastside

Sociology Graduate Lives on Charleston’s Eastside and Works to Improve Community Charleston, SC March 18, 2013 – “Not in my backyard” is not in College of Charleston alumna Samantha Sammis’ vocabulary. The 2011 graduate’s backyard is Charleston’s urban Eastside neighborhood where she lives and works, applying the principles of asset-based community development to identify and engage her neighbors and strengthen the neighborhood. Her commitment to the neighborhood started in 2011 when Sammis recruited some friends from the College to join her on Friday afternoons on an Eastside basketball court to play ball with neighborhood children –a commitment they continue today. In the process, she met their families and began to understand some of the issues in the neighborhood. As a […]

ECU Men’s Golf Finishes Eighth At Seminole Intercollegiate

ECU Men’s Golf Finishes Eighth At Seminole Intercollegiate

Freshman Grayson Murray places 10th at 4-under-par Final Results TALLAHASSEE, Fla. March 17, 2013 – The East Carolina men’s golf team finished eight the Seminole Intercollegiate hosted by Florida State at the Southwood Golf Course with a final round 290. The Pirates finished with a 3-day total of 6-over 870 (288-292-290). Florida State led wire-to-wire with a 25-under 839 (277-284-278) and finished seven strokes ahead of second-place Mississippi State at 18-under 846 (278-284-284). Coastal Carolina placed third at 12-under 852, followed by South Florida (-3) and Ohio State (-2) to round out the top five. The Seminoles’ Daniel Berger earned individual medalist honors with a 54-hole score of 11-under 205. A trio of golfers finished tied for second at 10-under […]

Posted in: Events, Golf, Greenville NC
Pirates Accept Bid To 2013 CIT

Pirates Accept Bid To 2013 CIT

ECU will host Savannah State in the first round Tuesday at 7 p.m. GREENVILLE, NC March 17, 2013 – For the second time in three years, East Carolina will participate in postseason play after accepting a bid to compete in the fifth-annual CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament head coach Jeff Lebo announced Sunday. Making the program’s fifth postseason appearance in its nearly 50-year Division I history, ECU will host Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) member Savannah State in the first round Tuesday, March 19, inside Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum at 7 p.m. It’ll be the first-ever meeting between the two schools. “We are very excited about the opportunity to continue our season,” Lebo said. “This group has earned the right to have […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball Notebook – March 18, 2013

South Carolina Gamecocks Baseball Notebook – March 18, 2013

Gamecocks are 17-3 with a 2-1 record in the SEC Columbia, SC March 18, 2013 – South Carolina continued the 2013 season with four wins last week as the Gamecocks defeated USC Upstate and Davidson in midweek play with two victories as well at Missouri in the first conference series of the year. The Gamecocks are now 17-3 on the year with a 2-1 record in the league. South Carolina travels to The Citadel on Tuesday night and then returns home to host Arkansas for a three-game SEC series. Record: 17-3 SEC: 2-1 Home: 14-1 Away: 3-1 Neutral: 0-1 This Week: 4-1 3/12/13 – vs. USC Upstate (W, 12-3) 3/13/13 – vs. Davidson (W, 12-4) 3/15/13 – at Missouri (W, […]

Sea Turtle Hospital News: Like sand in your shoes?

Sea Turtle Hospital News: Like sand in your shoes?

Topsail Island, NC March 18, 2013 – Then boogie on over to one of the training classes for Topsail Turtle Project volunteers. Seems like we just wrapped up the final numbers on last year’s activity and it’s already time to get our carapaces in gear for our 2013 nesting and hatching season. From May 1st through the end of August mama Loggerheads head home with their precious cargo, fertilized eggs ready to be deposited and incubated here on Topsail. Begun in the early 1980’s by Karen Beasley the ranks of our all-volunteer force dedicated to patrolling every grain of sand on the island during nesting season has grown exponentially. Good thing, too, because it takes a lot of footprints to […]

Cougars Earn Postseason Berth In College Basketball Invitational

Cougars Earn Postseason Berth In College Basketball Invitational

2013 CBI Bracket (PDF) CHARLESTON, SC March 17, 2013 – The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will make its third all-time appearance in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) presented by Buick under first-year head coach Doug Wojcik.   The Cougars (24-10) will play host to George Mason (18-14) out of the Colonial Athletic Association on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. (ET) at TD Arena. They lead 3-1 in the all-time series with the Colonials having last met in December of 2011 (L, 76-84) in Charleston as a return game of both teams’ ESPN BracketBusters matchup in 2010. CofC will join George Mason as a member of the CAA on July 1. “We are thrilled to be able to […]

No. 12 Georgia Defeats Women’s Tennis

No. 12 Georgia Defeats Women’s Tennis

Gamecocks Back in Action on Friday Hosting No. 17 Auburn COLUMBIA, SC March 17, 2013 — The 32nd-ranked South Carolina women’s tennis team lost 7-0 to No. 12 Georgia on Sunday at Carolina Tennis Center in Columbia, S.C. The Gamecocks fell to 8-7 and 1-4 in the SEC with the loss, while the Bulldogs improved to 11-2 and 4-1 in league competition. The Gamecocks lost a hard fought doubles point to get play underway. South Carolina’s duo of Elixane Lechemia and Alex Martin jumped out to a 3-1 lead on court three versus Mia King and Lilly Kimbell, but the Bulldogs came back to snag a 4-3 advantage. The match was later tied 5-all before King and Kimbell won three […]

Posted in: Columbia SC, Events, Tennis
Clemson Defeats Florida State 4-3

Clemson Defeats Florida State 4-3

TALLAHASSEE, FL March 17, 2013 — Hunter Harrington defeated Jordan Kelly-Houston at number-two singles in clinching the match and leading #25 Clemson to a 4-3 victory over #28 Florida State in a men’s Atlantic Coast Conference tennis match at Tallahassee, FL Sunday afternoon.   Clemson improves to 13-2 overall, and 2-0 in the ACC. The Tigers were 4-3 winners over Miami Friday afternoon. This is the first time since 1999 that Clemson has won two ACC road matches to start the conference segment of the schedule. Clemson is ranked 25th nationally according to the latestIntercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll. Florida State falls to 13-4 overall and 1-1 in league play. The Seminoles are ranked 28th nationally.   “FSU is one […]

Posted in: Clemson SC, Events, Tennis
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