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Coastinista: Your Daily Cup of Conservation
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Coastinista: Your Daily Cup of Conservation

Thanksgiving is coming up and it is a time to be grateful.  I am grateful for all of the great conservation efforts being made here in Eastern North Carolina and throughout our Atlantic Region.  I am grateful to live by the coast and be able to enjoy all of it’s splendor.  In order for us to keep enjoying the beauty and magic of a coastal community, it is up to us to protect and conserve our community environment. Here are some important conservation tips during the Thanksgiving holiday: 1.  Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle! Reduce the amount of waste you produce by buying only as much as you need and choosing products that come in packaging that can be recycled. Carry […]

Over 300 SwingThought.com Tour alums competing in 2nd Stage

Over 300 SwingThought.com Tour alums competing in 2nd Stage

46 Current Members competing including 2014 Player of the Year Dominic Bozzelli, 2012 Player of the Year Brandon Brown, & 2011 Player of the Year Jeff Corr MYRTLE BEACH, SC Nov. 11, 2014 – Congrats to all SwingThought.com Tour members & alums competing at 2nd Stage this week and next including alums Jeff Corr, Will McCurdy, Wilson Bateman, John Ellis, Jason Millard, Michael Hebert, and Mike Van Sickle who won Medalists Honors at the respective 1st Stage sites. Jeff Corr was the 2011 SwingThought.com Tour (formerly NGA/Hooters Tour) Player of the Year while Will McCurdy was Rookie of the Year Runner-up to current PGA TOUR member Blayne Barber in 2013. Almost two thirds of the players competing in 2nd Stage have played on the SwingThought.com […]

Game Time Set for South Carolna Gamecocks vs South Alabama

Game Time Set for South Carolna Gamecocks vs South Alabama

FINAL HOME GAME SET FOR NOON KICK Tickets: South Carolina Gamecocks To Host South Alabama on November 22 COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 2014 – The final home game of the 2014 football season for the South Carolina Gamecocks will have a noon kick on Fox Sports South, the Southeastern Conference announced today. It will be Senior Day at Williams-Brice Stadium when the Gamecocks (4-5) host South Alabama (5-4) on Saturday, November 22. Bob Rathbun and Tim Couch will have the call for FOX Sports South, with Olivia Harlan on the sidelines. Here are the SEC television selections for Saturday, November 22: Saturday, November 22: SEC NETWORK*  Noon ET Eastern Kentucky at Florida SEC NETWORK* Noon ET Charleston Southern at Georgia FSN […]

Clemson Tigers Defense Suffocates Anderson, 62-36

Clemson Tigers Defense Suffocates Anderson, 62-36

CU-AU exhibition boxscore CLEMSON, SC Nov. 8, 2014 — The men’s basketball team held Anderson to just eight field goals and a .157 shooting percentage in Clemson’s 62-36 exhibition victory in Littlejohn Coliseum on Saturday. The Tigers held the Trojans without a field goal for a 16:37 stretch that spanned the break, and saw the defense force 19 straight misses. TICKETS: Clemson Tigers Men’s Basketball (ACC) Senior guard Rod Hall and junior Jordan Roper each tallied 12 points in the win, which included two three-pointers for each player. At one point, Hall scored nine straight points for the Tigers, burying a pair of three-pointers and completing a traditional three-point play, keying a run that ended in a 24-point advantage for […]

CofC Cougars Down Emory In Grant’s Unofficial Debut

CofC Cougars Down Emory In Grant’s Unofficial Debut

NICK VLATTAS CofC Athletics Communications Emory Box Score CHARLESTON, SC – Behind a team-high 23 points from sophomore Joe Chealey, the College of Charleston men’s basketball team downed Emory, 78-68, in an exhibition game played on Saturday afternoon at TD Arena – first-year head coach Earl Grant’s unofficial public debut at the helm. The Cougars opened their doors to TD Arena for the first time, and an excited crowd of 2,012 fans gathered from historic downtown Charleston to get their first glances at Grant’s Cougars.   CofC did not disappoint, offering a dynamic, fast-paced brand of basketball which combined up-tempo play around the perimeter with old-fashioned, hard-nosed play beneath the basket.   Grant unveiled a free-flowing Cougar offensive team which […]

Welcome to Charlotte Hornets, Lance Stephenson!

Welcome to Charlotte Hornets, Lance Stephenson!

Stephenson Banks Home Double OT Game-Winner to Clip Hawks By Matt Gorry, hornets.com The Result Newly-acquired Lance Stephenson made his way into Hornets fans heart, while simultaneously breaking Atlanta’s, with one shot – sinking a game-winning dagger late in double overtime to send Charlotte to a wild 122-119 victory on Nov. 7 at Time Warner Cable Arena. TICKETS: Charlotte Hornets (NBA) Turning Points After Atlanta’s Kyle Korver was called for an offensive foul with 2.2 seconds left in double overtime, Lance Stephenson told Hornets Head Coach Steve Clifford to give him the ball. Clifford obliged and drew up a play for the prized free agent acquisition of the offseason coming out of the break. Stephenson took the inbounds and launched […]

East Carolina Soccer Season Ends In American Conference Semifinals

East Carolina Soccer Season Ends In American Conference Semifinals

The Pirates Conclude The 2014 Campaign With a 12-8-1 Overall Record Box Score TAMPA, FL Nov. 7, 2014 – The East Carolina women’s soccer team saw its pursuit of the program’s first conference crown come to an end with a 3-0 defeat to USF on its home field in the semifinals of the 2014 American Athletic Conference Championship Friday night at Corbett Stadium. In her final collegiate match, senior goalkeeper Erika Lenns made a career-high nine saves, while sophomore Lana Spitler and freshman Danielle Eule led the Pirates with two shots apiece.   Both sides battled each other’s respective midfields for the early portion of the match, but USF (13-6-1) quickly began to put a clamp on possession and earned […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Fall to No. 25 New Mexico Lobos 2-1

South Carolina Gamecocks Fall to No. 25 New Mexico Lobos 2-1

Eads’ second-half goal cuts lead, but New Mexico’s defense kept SC from trying for the equalizer Printable Final Stats ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – With important Conference USA Tournament seeding implications in the balance, No. 25 New Mexico (11-5-1, 4-4 C-USA) used two first-half goals to take a 2-1 win over South Carolina (8-9, 3-5 C-USA) on Friday night.   The Lobos posted an easy first goal when James Rogers pushed in a seventh-minute penalty kick. The Gamecocks were called for a handball in the box to give up the 12-yard chance. Chris Wehan added the second score in the 19th with his strike from the far right wing. Niko Hansen used a back-heel kick to find the streaking Wehan, who fired […]

Posted in: Columbia SC, Events, Soccer
Home from the Hunt Campaign Turns Attention to Waterfowl Hunting

Home from the Hunt Campaign Turns Attention to Waterfowl Hunting

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 7, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ campaign is reminding waterfowl hunters who use boats to exercise boating safety and hunting safety. The Wildlife Commission has set dates, bag limits and applicable regulations for the 2014-15 waterfowl seasons, with tundra swan (by permit only), duck and geese hunting segments opening on Saturday. Learn more here. “Statistics show more waterfowl hunters die from hypothermia and drowning than gunshot wounds,” said Maj. Chris Huebner, the state boating safety coordinator. “Hypothermia is the loss of body heat and, left untreated, can prove fatal. Exposure to extreme cold, such as being in cold water or wearing wet clothes in cold conditions, can increase the chance of […]

Posted in: Hunting, Raleigh NC
No. 14 Clemson Tigers Hosts No. 18 Wake Forest in ACC Tournament Quarterfinals

No. 14 Clemson Tigers Hosts No. 18 Wake Forest in ACC Tournament Quarterfinals

CLEMSON, SC Nov. 7, 2014 – The 14th ranked Clemson men’s soccer team will host No. 18 Wake Forest Sunday afternoon at Historic Riggs Field. The match will kick off at 1 p.m. on ESPN3. Tickets can be purchased online through the Clemson Ticket Office or at the gate. Clemson finished the 2014 regular season with a 10-6-1 overall record and a 5-2-1 record in the ACC. The Tigers won a share of the ACC’s Atlantic Division and are the No. 4 seed in the ACC Tournament. A 2-0 win over visiting NC State last Friday night, Oct. 31, capped off a successful regular season. Clemson is ranked in all three major national polls this week and moved up to […]

Posted in: Clemson SC, Events, Soccer
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