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6th Annual North Carolina Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Marine Corps Scholarship Fund

6th Annual North Carolina Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Marine Corps Scholarship Fund

Get Ready, North Carolina! Sixth Annual NC Golf Tournament And by get ready, we mean get your golf clubs ready for the Sixth Annual North Carolina Charity Golf Tournament. Join us on Monday, September 29 at one of North Carolina’s premier golf courses, Porters Neck Country Club. Monday, September 29, 2014 @ 1:00 p.m. Porters Neck Country Club 8403 Vintage Club Dr Wilmington, North Carolina 28411 Dedicated to supporting America’s military families, 100% of the proceeds raised from this year’s tournament will benefit the Marine Corps Scholarship Fund.

Caleb Smith Opens Four-Hit Shutout at Savannah

Caleb Smith Opens Four-Hit Shutout at Savannah

Caleb Smith takes first win since May 27 as Charleston wins rubber game SAVANNAH, GA July 13, 2014 – Caleb Smith, Chad Taylor, Philip Walby, and Eric Ruth combined to pitch a four-hitter for the Charleston RiverDogs in a 5-0 shutout victory against the Savannah Sand Gnats on Sunday afternoon at Historic Grayson Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Charleston climbed to 10-14 in the second half and 43-51 overall. Savannah dropped to 16-8 and 60-30, respectively. The RiverDogs also won this three-game series by a 2-1 margin. A four-run rally in the second inning guided the RiverDogs to a strong early lead. Mike Ford delivered a leadoff solo home run to open the rally. Ford tied Eduardo de Oleo […]

Will Starke Finishes Tied for Fifth at Carolinas Amateur

Will Starke Finishes Tied for Fifth at Carolinas Amateur

GREENVILLE, SC July 13, 2014 — South Carolina junior Will Starke fired a final-round 68 (-4) on Sunday at Greenville Country Club to finish tied for fifth at the 100th Carolinas Amateur Championship. Starke wrapped up the event with a 72-hole total of 286 (-2) to finish three strokes back of first place. A native of Chapin, S.C., Starke carded rounds of 74, 70 and 74 in the first three rounds before making a move into the top 10 with his 68 on Sunday. The championship, which is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association, had a field of 144 golfers from North and South Carolina. NESMITH, HUSKEY COME UP SHORT OF TOP 20 AT THE PLAYERS AMATEUR At Bluffton, S.C., […]

Brady Lail Snaps Winless Stretch as ‘Dogs Even Series

Brady Lail Snaps Winless Stretch as ‘Dogs Even Series

Brady Lail fans seven in five innings, earning first win since May 23 SAVANNAH, GA July 12, 2014 – Behind five solid innings from Brady Lail, the Charleston RiverDogs led from wire to wire in a 4-1 victory over the Savannah Sand Gnats on Saturday evening at Historic Grayson Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Gosuke Katoh also doubled in the contest for a team-best and career-high 14-game hit streak. Charleston improved to 9-14 in the second half and 42-51 overall. Savannah slides back to 16-7 and 60-29, respectively. This series is tied at 1-1 heading into the rubber game on Sunday. The RiverDogs scored two runs in the first inning to lead the game from start to finish. Tyler […]

Morehead City Marlins Gut Wilmington Sharks 8-2

Morehead City Marlins Gut Wilmington Sharks 8-2

WILMINGTON, NC July 12, 2014 – A five run seventh inning was the nail in the coffin on Saturday night at the Shark Tank, giving the Morehead City Marlins the 8-2 victory, and their first win in Wilmington in four tries. Morehead City continues to roll in the second half, improving to an impressive 8-2 since June 30th, and an not-so-impressive 13-24 overall. The Marlins would jump out to an early lead in the first inning, after starting pitcher Matthew Vogel would issue a walk to leadoff batter Andrew Amaro. He would move up on a Blake Graham single, and a sacrifice bunt. Marlins All-Star firstbaseman Johnny Caputo put one into the outfield to easily score Amaro. Wilmington would seek […]

Charlotte Eagles Hold Charleston Battery 0-0

Charlotte Eagles Hold Charleston Battery 0-0

CHARLESTON, SC July 12, 2014 — The Charleston Battery defense rebounded from their recent performances as they played to a 0-0 draw against rival Charlotte Eagles on Saturday night in Charleston, S.C. at Blackbaud Stadium in front of a crowd 4,698 fans. “This is a tie and we wanted three points,” Coach Mike Anhaeuser said after the match. “Defensively we did a really good job. It was good to get a shutout. We just need to get that mix back and get one or two goals.” Neither team was able to get much going in the first half. While possession was relatively even, the Battery had the best opportunities of the half. Justin Portillo took the first shot on goal […]

Good rebounds, Marlins offense turns in eight runs in win over Wilmington Sharks

Good rebounds, Marlins offense turns in eight runs in win over Wilmington Sharks

MOREHEAD CITY, NC July 12, 2014 – A strong outing from left-hander Chris Good and a couple of clutch two out hits made the difference on Saturday as the Marlins improved to 8-2 in the second half with an 8-2 win over the Sharks in Wilmington. Chris Good battled through 5.1 innings, allowing two runs on six hits in his fifth start of the season. It was a tremendous rebound start for Good, who entering the game had gone just 5.2 innings and allowed 13 runs on 18 hits. “He attacked early in the count,” said Marlins’ head coach Sam Carel. “One of the most important pitches he threw was to the first batter of the game. He got behind […]

10-Men Carolina RailHawks Defeated in Fall Season Opener

10-Men Carolina RailHawks Defeated in Fall Season Opener

Lose 2-1 against Indy Eleven CARY NC, (July 12, 2014) – The Carolina RailHawks (0W-0T-1L, 0pts) dropped their Fall Opener against Indy Eleven (1W-0T-0L, 3pts) on Saturday night. RailHawks midfielder Enzo Martinez scored the first goal of the match, but a red card to defender Austen King in the 57th minute and two Indy goals in the second half sent the RailHawks to a 2-1 loss. Both clubs created their chances in the first half, but it was the RailHawks who scored first in the 24th minute with a goal from Uruguayan midfielder Enzo Martinez. After dribbling inside of the box, Martinez blasted the ball off the outstretched fingers of Kristian Nicht and into the back of net. “We are very […]

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Myrtle Beach Pelicans turn triple play en route to victory

Myrtle Beach Pelicans turn triple play en route to victory

FIVE-RUN FIFTH INNING PROPELS PELICANS TO COMEBACK VICTORY   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JULY 12, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Lynchburg Hillcats 8-6 on Saturday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans turned a 5-4-3 triple play in the fourth inning and held on to the victory despite a late Hillcats rally. Victor Payano earned his first win since May 11 by tossing five innings allowing two runs, striking out three, and walking three. The Hillcats (9-14, 43-50) got on the board first in the first inning. With David Nick at third base, Jose Martinez doubled down the right field line put Lynchburg ahead 1-0.   The Pelicans (14-10, […]

2014 U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National – Round 4 Pairings

2014 U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National – Round 4 Pairings

2014 U.S. Senior Open Round 4 Pairings – All times Central 7:20 a.m. — Philip Golding, England , 72-74-83  229, +16; Billy Andrade, Bristol, R.I. , 71-77-80  228, +15; 7:30 a.m. — Lonnie Nielsen, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. , 77-72-79  228, +15; Hal Sutton, Shreveport, La. , 77-71-79  227, +14; 7:40 a.m. — Hendrik Buhrmann, South Africa , 71-77-78  226, +13; Ronnie Black, Tucson, Ariz. , 71-77-78  226, +13; 7:50 a.m. — Brad Faxon, Barrington, R.I. , 74-75-77  226, +13; Sam Randolph, Fort Worth, Texas , 75-74-77  226, +13; 8 a.m. — Bart Bryant, Winter Garden, Fla. , 71-73-81  225, +12; Steve Elkington, Australia , 74-73-78  225, +12; 8:10 a.m. — Damon Green, Kissimmee, Fla. , 74-75-76  225, +12; Willie […]

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