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UNCW Seahawks fall to NC State Wolfpack in Season Opener

UNCW Seahawks fall to NC State Wolfpack in Season Opener

Match 1 – UNCW vs NCSU women’s soccer (PDF) RALEIGH, NC August 22, 2014 – Freshman midfielder Annah Lindberg’s second goal of the game with less than three minutes remaining lifted N.C. State over visiting UNCW, 2-1, in the women’s soccer season opener for both teams Friday night at Dail Soccer Field. The Seahawks seek to square their record Sunday with their home debut against Georgia Southern in a 1 p.m. kick-off at the UNCW Soccer Stadium. The Wolfpack entertains No. 11 Portland Sunday at Noon. In Friday’s close opener, UNCW grabbed a 1-0 advantage just after intermission before Lindberg evened the score in the 66th minute and then broke through for the game-winning goal at 87:38. UNCW Head Women’s […]

CofC Women’s Soccer Dominates in Season Opener

CofC Women’s Soccer Dominates in Season Opener

Box Score DANIEL ISLAND, SC August 22, 2014 – The College of Charleston women’s soccer team opened its 2014 season in dominant fashion with a comprehensive, 4-0 handling of Alabama State at Blackbaud Stadium on Friday afternoon. The Cougars (1-0) controlled virtually every facet of the game and enjoyed long spells of possession en route to the convincing victory. By the time the dust settled, the Cougars led 30-2 in shots, 16-1 in shots on goal, and 10-1 in corner kicks. “I was real impressed with a lot of aspects of our game,” said head coach Christian Michner. “Typical of a first game, with a lot of new players into the lineup, there were some nerves which were evident over […]

RiverDogs vs Braves Series Opener Results in 9-2 Rome Romp

RiverDogs vs Braves Series Opener Results in 9-2 Rome Romp

Seven-run rally in third inning helps Rome top Charleston in game one Box Score: http://atmilb.com/1ttEKAI ROME, GA August 22, 2014 – The Rome Braves scored in each of the first three innings, including a seven-run rally in the third, to pull away early in a 9-2 Braves victory over the Charleston RiverDogs on Friday night at State Mutual Stadium in South Atlantic League action. Newly-acquired Braves pitcher Sean Bierman earned a victory in his return to affiliated baseball. The RiverDogs fell to 32-29 in the second half and 65-66 overall. The Braves increased their records to 28-33 this half and 52-79 for the year. Rome has a 1-0 lead in this three-game series. A strange odyssey around the bases helped […]

Clemson Women’s Soccer Defeats Auburn in Regular Season Opener

Clemson Women’s Soccer Defeats Auburn in Regular Season Opener

CLEMSON, SC August 23, 2014 – Thanks to goals by sophomore Tori Andreski and freshman Salma Anastasio, the Clemson women’s soccer team held off the Auburn Tigers to open the regular season with a 2-1 win on Friday night in front of more than 1,700 fans at Historic Riggs Field. At the 18:24 mark in the first half, Andreski scored a beautiful goal from 25 yards out in the middle of the field after a give-and-go assist from senior Katelyn Reeve. Anastasio put the ball in the upper left side of the goal out of the reach of Auburn keeper Alyse Scott. Tori Andreski Goal vs. Auburn, 8/22/14 Clemson took the 1-0 lead into the half. Anastasio added to the […]

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Ryan Bores leads Pelicans to record-setting win

Ryan Bores leads Pelicans to record-setting win

PELICANS WIN 44TH ROAD WIN, MOST IN TEAM HISTORY   LYNCHBURG, VA August 22, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, earned an 8-2 win over the Lynchburg Hillcats on Friday night at Calvin Falwell Field. Starter Ryan Bores matched a season and career-high with seven innings of one-run ball en route to his first Carolina League win. The win was the club’s 44th road victory, setting a new team record for road wins in a season. After a scoreless first, the Pelicans (32-28, 76-52) posted four runs in the second against Lynchburg starter Jarrett Miller. Kellin Deglan collected the first off three hits to open the scoring with a two-run single to make […]

Caswell Game Land Shooting Range Now Open to Public

Caswell Game Land Shooting Range Now Open to Public

YANCEYVILLE, NC August 22, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission held a ribbon cutting today to celebrate the opening of the Caswell Shooting Range, located on the agency’s R. Wayne Bailey-Caswell Game Land in Yanceyville. Several Commission employees, along with Wildlife Commissioner Tom Berry, N.C. Rep. Bert Jones and Caswell County Commissioner Kenneth Travis, cut the ceremonial green ribbon, officially opening the only Commission-owned public shooting range in the northern Piedmont area. The public shooting range, which is free to use, has a 100-yard rifle range with five shooting lanes and a 25-yard pistol range with five shooting lanes. It is universally accessible with a concrete parking space and paved sidewalks to the shooting shelters and target areas. The […]

CofC Cougars Gear Up For Year Two In CAA

CofC Cougars Gear Up For Year Two In CAA

Click Here For 2014-15 College of Charleston Men’s Golf Schedule   CHARLESTON, SC August 22, 2014 – The College of Charleston men’s golf team gears up for year two in the Colonial Athletic Association having taken the new conference by storm – winning the league title and making an appearance at NCAA Regionals in its inaugural year. The Cougars will commence the fall portion of their upcoming 2014-15 slate playing host to The Invitational at The Ocean Course on Sept. 12-14 on Kiawah Island, S.C. They will later travel to the Firestone Invitational on Oct. 6-7 in Akron, Ohio, the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic on Oct. 12-13 in Duluth, Ga., and The Grove Intercollegiate on Oct. 26-28 in Nashville, Tenn.   […]

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Wilmington Hammerheads FC Add Mark-Anthony Kaye to Roster

Wilmington Hammerheads FC Add Mark-Anthony Kaye to Roster

WILMINGTON, NC August 22, 2014 – Wilmington Hammerheads FC are pleased to announce the recent signing of Mark-Anthony Kaye for the remainder of the USL PRO regular season. The 19-year-old joins the Hammerheads by way of their affiliate partnership with Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC. “Mark-Anthony is a player that has been with us in training for several weeks,” said Wilmington Hammerheads FC Technical Director Carson Porter. “He has been brought through the youth system at Toronto FC and we are excited to give him his first opportunity as a professional.” Kaye, who is currently traveling with the team in California, is set to make his professional debut in the Hammerheads starting lineup on Saturday, August 23 versus Orange County […]

Match Preview: Carolina RailHawks at Tampa Bay Rowdies

Match Preview: Carolina RailHawks at Tampa Bay Rowdies

Watch the game live at www.NASLLive.com CARY, NC August 22, 2014 - This coming Saturday the Carolina RailHawks (2W- 0T-5L, 6pts) will travel to Florida to take on NASL rival, the Tampa Bay Rowdies (3W-0T-2L, 9pts). Saturday’s matchup at AL Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, FL is set for 7:30pm. Follow the match live on NASLLive.com. The RailHawks are coming off a tough loss at home to FC Edmonton this past weekend. Two goals from Zack Schilawski were not enough to secure the win for the Carolina RailHawks. A 94th-minute extra-time penalty kick gave Edmonton their third goal in the RailHawks 3-2 loss, and snapped the RailHawks 6-match home unbeaten streak against FC Edmonton under the leadership of Colin Clarke.   This […]

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Carolina RailHawks Aquire Kwame Watson-Siriboe on Loan

Carolina RailHawks Aquire Kwame Watson-Siriboe on Loan

Defender added for the reminder of the 2014 NASL Season CARY, NC August 22, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks have acquired defender Kwame Watson-Siriboe from MLS expansion side New York City FC on a loan for the remainder of the 2014 NASL season. Watson-Siriboe, 28, was acquired by New York City FC in a trade from Real Salt Lake on August 11, 2014. “We are delighted to add a player with Kwame’s experience at this point of the season,” said RailHawks Head Coach Colin Clarke. “We want to thank New York City FC for making this deal happen, and we look forward to Kwame helping us reach our goals and win the championship.” The California native made 19 total appearances […]

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