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Kevin Keatts Carries UNCW Seahawks To Face No. 4 Louisville

Kevin Keatts Carries UNCW Seahawks To Face No. 4 Louisville

WILMINGTON, NC Dec. 13, 2014  – The sparkling red, black and white decor of the palatial KFC Yum! Center will be very familiar to Kevin Keatts, but UNCW’s new men’s basketball skipper will be watching and coaching Sunday’s game from not-so-accustomed vantage point as he carries his Seahawks to the Bluegrass State to face No. 4 Louisville. The Seahawks, 3-2, just concluded first semester exams and haven’t played since walloping St. Andrews, 105-47, in a record-setting performance 11 days ago at Trask Coliseum. Louisville, meanwhile, hiked its record to a perfect 8-0 with a convincing 94-74 handling of Indiana in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden. “It’s been different this week, but we’ve able to accomplish a lot […]

Clemson Tigers Hold First Full Bowl Practice

Clemson Tigers Hold First Full Bowl Practice

CLEMSON, SC Dec. 13, 2014 – The Tigers practiced for approximately two hours on the practice fields behind the indoor facility Saturday. It was the second official practice, but the first in pads. The Tigers are preparing to meet Oklahoma in the 2014 Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, Fla. on December 29 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the Clemson Athletic Ticket Office by calling 1-800-CLEMSON and at ClemsonTigers.com. Saturday’s practice was the first in pads for a Clemson offense that features newly-promoted Co-Offensive Coordinators Tony Elliott and Jeff Scott, and new Quarterbacks Coach Brandon Streeter. Cole Stoudt will serve as Clemson’s starting quarterback in the game and has been impressed by Streeter, himself a former Tiger quarterback. “He […]

Posted in: Clemson SC, Events, Football
Carolina Panthers vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Carolina Panthers vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Hello sports fans. I would like to begin by welcoming everyone to my articles. Today I would like to input my opinion on the Carolina Panthers and their chances not only this weekend but in the rest of the season. On Sunday they will be playing the Bucs with a 1 pm kickoff. As has been well documented, Cam Newton was in an unfortunate car accident earlier this week and will be sidelined with two process fractures in his back. That opens up an opportunity for Derek Anderson to have the starting position. Anderson played well back in week one leading the Panthers to a victory over the Bucs 24-17. That was Week 1. This is Week 15. Both teams […]

All Hornets Players Eligible For NBA All-Star Ballot

All Hornets Players Eligible For NBA All-Star Ballot

All-Star Voting Goes All-Digital For First Time, Allowing All Players To Appear On Ballot   CHARLOTTE, NC Dec. 11, 2014 – All Hornets players will be eligible to be voted to the NBA All-Star Game this season as balloting goes all-digital and all NBA players are included on the ballot for the first time. NBA All-Star Balloting 2015 presented by Sprint begins today and gives fans around the world the opportunity to vote daily for their favorite players as starters for NBA All-Star Game 2015.  The official NBA All-Star Ballot presented by Sprint will include all current NBA players for the first time ever.  Fans will continue to select two guards and three frontcourt players when choosing the starters for […]

Wildlife Commission to Conduct Nine Public Hearings Starting Jan. 6

Wildlife Commission to Conduct Nine Public Hearings Starting Jan. 6

RALEIGH, NC Dec. 11, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct nine public hearings in January on proposed changes to the state’s wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the 2015-16 seasons. Among the wildlife management-related proposed changes are temporary rules regulating the holding of deer in captivity. The proposals meet the General Assembly’s directive and follow the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Chronic Wasting Disease Program standards when regulating deer, elk and other ruminants in the cervid family. In addition, the temporary rules would allow captive cervid licensees to sell antlers, antler velvet and hides from the animals held at their facilities. Of interest to anglers are 36 proposals including additions to Public Mountain Trout Waters and […]

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 […]

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