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ACC and SEC Tigers Meet in Paradise Jam Monday

ACC and SEC Tigers Meet in Paradise Jam Monday

CLEMSON, SC Nov. 23, 2014: TICKETS: Clemson Tigers Basketball GAME SETUP Clemson (2-2) vs. LSU (3-1) Date: Monday, Nov. 24 Tipoff: 4 p.m. ET Arena: USVI Sports & Fitness Center Radio: CTSN (Tony Castricone-pbp; Philip Sikes-color) • Clemson and LSU engage in a battle of ACC & SEC Tigers on Monday in the consolation side of the Paradise Jam. • This is the first matchup between the two schools since Dec. 20, 1969, when “Pistol” Pete Maravich posted 49 points in a 111-103 win for LSU. Maravich, of course, grew up in Clemson when his father Press was coaching the Tigers from 1956-62. • With LSU’s addition to the schedule, Clemson now faces four SEC teams in 2014-15, most SEC teams faced since […]

Clemson vs. Coastal Carolina Postponed Until Monday at 6 p.m.

Clemson vs. Coastal Carolina Postponed Until Monday at 6 p.m.

CLEMSON, SC Nov. 23, 2014 – Tonight’s men’s soccer match between No. 7 Clemson and No. 25 Coastal Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Tournament has been postponed due to inclement weather and unplayable field conditions. The match has been rescheduled for Monday night, Nov. 24, at 6 p.m. at Historic Riggs Field. Additional details regarding tickets already purchased and broadcast information will be available on ClemsonTigers.com and via Twitter @ClemsonMSoccer later this evening.

Posted in: Clemson SC, Events, Soccer
St. Andrews Men’s Soccer Shocks Thomas to advance at NAIA Nationals

St. Andrews Men’s Soccer Shocks Thomas to advance at NAIA Nationals

by Troy Baranik, Sports Information Box Score THOMASVILLE, GA Nov. 22, 2014.- The Appalachian Athletic Conference Champions and 25th ranked St. Andrews University men’s soccer team must be a team of destiny as they just keep rolling through ranked opponents this season on their way to advancing to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletic (NAIA) Nationals Final Site Round of 16 with a thrilling 2-1 win over #11 Thomas University (Ga.) Saturday afternoon. Freshman Jon Ander (FR/Bilboa, Spain)’s breakaway goal from 18 yards out with 2 minutes to play was the game winner for the Knights as they used tenacious defense and a first half goal from Manu Escalera (FR/Valenica, Spain) to surprise the higher ranked Night Hawks with the big win.   […]

Posted in: Charlotte NC, Events, Soccer
Charleston Cougars Close Out Puerto Rico Tip-Off With George Mason

Charleston Cougars Close Out Puerto Rico Tip-Off With George Mason

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (1-3, 0-0 CAA) vs. GEORGE MASON (1-3, 0-0 A-10) Game #5 November 23, 2014 • 11:30 a.m. (ET) Coliseo Roberto Clemente (10,000) at San Juan, Puerto Rico   Television: ESPN3 Radio: College of Charleston Radio Network (ESPN Radio 910 AM) Series History: CofC Leads 3-2 Last Meeting: George Mason def. CofC, 78-77, in CBI First Round on March 19, 2013 in Charleston, S.C. Internet: Free Live Statistics at www.CofCStats.com Live Video: WatchESPN.com Twitter: @CofCBasketball   THE COACHES College of Charleston: Earl Grant First Year at CofC: 1-3 (.250) First Year Overall: 1-3 (.250) George Mason: Paul Hewitt Fourth Year at GMU: 58-47 (.552) 18th Year Overall: 314-236 (.571)   RADIO (College of Charleston Radio Network) Play-By-Play: Jeff […]

Title Time! Volleyball Set for CAA Championship Final Versus Hofstra

Title Time! Volleyball Set for CAA Championship Final Versus Hofstra

2014 Postseason Guide   College of Charleston (23-9, 14-2 Colonial) vs. UNCW (27-5, 13-3 Colonial) Game #33 Date: Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 Start Time: 3:00 pm City:  Charleston, S.C. Arena: F. Mitchell Johnson Center (750) Series History: CofC leads series, 4-1 Last Matchup: CofC def. Hofstra 3-2 on 11/14/14   THE COACHES College of Charleston: Jason Kepner Eighth Year at CofC: 200-67 (.748) All-Time Record: 200-67 (.748)   Hofstra: Emily Mansur Second Season at Hofstra: 42-20 (.677) All-Time Record: 42-20 (.677)                 FOLLOW LIVE Television: MyTV Charleston Live Stream Provider: CAA.TV (Stretch Internet) Live Stream Link: http://bit.ly/1toWWZz Live Stats: CofCStats.com Twitter: @CofCVolleyball                 GAME PREVIEW The time is now for College of Charleston volleyball, as they gear up to take on the Hofstra Pride in the title […]

Clemson Tigers Drop Heartbreaker to Gardner-Webb, 72-70

Clemson Tigers Drop Heartbreaker to Gardner-Webb, 72-70

Boxscore (HTML) ST. THOMAS Nov. 21, 2014 — The Tigers surrendered the final five points Friday in a heartbreaking 72-70 defeat to Gardner-Webb in the opening round of the Paradise Jam. Gardner-Webb’s Tyler Strange tied the game with a three-pointer and the Tigers were whistled for a technical foul on the ensuing inbounds pass for calling a timeout they did not have, leading to two free throws that gave the Runnin’ Bulldogs an amazing 72-70 victory. The loss, Clemson’s second straight to a Big South foe, dropped the Tigers to 1-2 on the season. Gardner-Webb improved to 2-1 with the win. The Tigers overcame an early nine-point deficit and took a 13-point lead at one point, only to see it […]

Hornets And Food Lion Feeds Partner To Feed 1,000 Second Harvest Food Bank Families

Hornets And Food Lion Feeds Partner To Feed 1,000 Second Harvest Food Bank Families

HORNETS AND FOOD LION FEEDS PARTNER TO FEED 1,000 SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK FAMILIES AT ANNUAL CORNUCOPIA EVENT ON NOV. 25 Food Lion Feeds to Donate Entire Thanksgiving Meal; Coca-Cola to Provide Beverages   CHARLOTTE, NC Nov. 21, 2014 – The Charlotte Hornets and Food Lion Feeds today announced the two organizations will provide Thanksgiving meals to 1,000 families in need at the Hornets’ fourth annual Cornucopia event on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The entire Hornets team and coaching staff will partner with Food Lion leadership and associates, as well as Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, to distribute the food at Time Warner Cable Arena, starting at 11 a.m. Food Lion Feeds is donating thousands of pounds of food to […]

Nicholson, Jane Return to Wilmington Hammerheads

Nicholson, Jane Return to Wilmington Hammerheads

WILMINGTON, NC Nov. 21, 2014 – Wilmington Hammerheads FC announced today the return of midfielder Paul Nicholson and forward Sunny Jane for the 2015 USL PRO regular season. Both return to the Hammerheads to fulfill their second year of their two-year contracts. “My time in Wilmington has been nothing short of fantastic,” said Paul Nicholson. “We finished last season on a very positive note and with plans to bring back a great core group of players, I am really looking forward to see how we can keep progressing next year. It is a privilege to be coming back and playing again in front of our amazing fans. I cannot wait for next season to roll around.”   The upcoming season will be […]

Carolinas PGA Section Names Liz Muroski as New Media & Promotions Director

Carolinas PGA Section Names Liz Muroski as New Media & Promotions Director

Hire Represents CPGA’s Commitment to Growing & Promoting the Game of Golf GREENSBORO, NC Nov. 2014 – The Carolinas PGA Section is pleased to announce the addition of Liz Muroski to its team as Media and Promotions Director. Liz will support the organization’s mission to grow, nurture and improve the quality of the game for the thousands of golfers using its member facilities. After graduating cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Champlain College, located in Burlington, Vt., Liz pursued her passion for PR and marketing as an Account Executive at People Making Good Public Relations. In this role, she managed PR and social media for an array of lifestyle, outdoor, and specialty food brands, developing and […]

Posted in: Golf, Greensboro NC
Pilot Program Allows Hunters to Sign Up for Duck Blinds Before Hunts

Pilot Program Allows Hunters to Sign Up for Duck Blinds Before Hunts

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 18, 2014 — A pilot program that allows hunters to sign up for waterfowl blinds when they apply for permits is earning high marks from hunters who are participating in the program. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission implemented the pilot program last fall on three game lands in the coastal region — the North River Game Land, which is located in Camden and Currituck counties; J. Morgan Futch Game Land in Tyrrell County, and Goose Creek Game Land in Beaufort and Pamlico counties. Wildlife Commission staff installed 28 blinds on the game lands: three on North River; 20 on J. Morgan Futch and five on the Spring Creek impoundment on Goose Creek. The blinds can accommodate three […]

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