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Clemson Tigers vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons Notes

Clemson Tigers vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons Notes

November 6, 2014 At BB&T Stadium Winston-Salem, NC   Clemson Team Notes *Clemson held Wake Forest to 119 yards of total offense and moved to #1 in the nation in that category heading into Saturday games. The Tigers are allowing just 252 yards per game. *Clemson allowed just seven yards rushing, the second time this year Clemson has done that.   The Tigers also allowed just seven yards rushing against South Carolina State.   This marked the fifth time this year Clemson has allowed less than 100 yards rushing in a game. TICKETS: Clemson Tigers football (ACC)   *Clemson’s senior class now has 39 wins, tied for second best in Clemson history. They can tie the record with a win […]

Posted in: Clemson SC, Events, Football
ECU Baseball News: Gold Takes Game One Of World Series, 16-6

ECU Baseball News: Gold Takes Game One Of World Series, 16-6

Allen, Clinch, Lowery And Watkins Each Drive In Three Runs For Gold GOLD TAKES GAME ONE OF WORLD SERIES, 16-6 Box Score GREENVILLE, NC Nov. 6, 2014 – Travis Watkins’ bases clearing triple in the top of the third inning sparked a 13-run frame as Gold cruised to a 16-6 opening game win in the 2014 Purple-Gold World Series Thursday afternoon at Lewis Field inside Clark LeClair Stadium. Trailing 3-0 after two innings, Gold sent 17 hitters to the plate batting around twice taking a 13-3 lead. Parker Lamm reached on an error and scored on Hunter Allen’s single through the left side staking Gold to its first run of the afternoon. Luke Lowery and Jimmy Boyd followed with singles […]

NC Wildlife Commission Schedules Shooting Range Re-Opening Event

NC Wildlife Commission Schedules Shooting Range Re-Opening Event

ELLERBE, NC Nov. 6, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has scheduled a re-opening event at its recently renovated shooting range at the John F. Lentz Hunter Education Complex this Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The “Veteran’s Day Kickoff,” which is free and open to the public, celebrates the re-opening of the shooting range. Activities will include trap, rifle, archery, pistol and 3D archery shooting, as well as a Wildlife Enforcement Officer shooting demonstration. A catered barbeque lunch, provided by Valentine Land and Timber, will be served at noon. The Wildlife Commission named the shooting complex in honor of Ellerbe native John Franklin Lentz, a former Wildlife Commissioner and avid hunter and conservationist who passed […]

EMU’s Christopher Ross gets SwingThought.com Tour Win number 7 at RedTail Winter event

EMU’s Christopher Ross gets SwingThought.com Tour Win number 7 at RedTail Winter event

Fellow EMU alum Spencer Slade gets 2nd win of season at Carolina Meadowlands ORLANDO, FL Nov. 6, 2014 – Christopher Ross, out of Ontario, Canada, is getting used to making history on the SwingThought.com Tour. Ross made national news at the beginning of the year for winning three SwingThought.com Tour events in a row, a feat not accomplished since Zach Johnson did it in his magical 2001 SwingThoguht.com Tour Player of the Year season earning him the nickname back to back to back Zach. Then, this past week, Ross was dubbed Mr. Albatross by Golfweek’s Andy Zunz after making his 3rd albatross of the year during the SwingThought.com Tour’s winter event at Orange County National. Now, thanks to a four […]

Steve Spurrier Speaks on Lattimore

Steve Spurrier Speaks on Lattimore

GAMECOCKS WRAP UP BYE WEEK WORKOUTS South Carolina Football Practice Report COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 5, 2014 – The South Carolina Gamecocks spent Wednesday afternoon at the Bluff Road practice fields. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks football (SEC) The Gamecocks (4-5, 2-5 SEC) are enjoying a bye week this week, before wrapping up the 2014 regular season with contests at Florida (Nov. 15), at home versus South Alabama (Nov. 22) and at Clemson (Nov. 29). Following Wednesday’s practice, head coach Steve Spurrier said that he spoke with Marcus Lattimore, who announced his retirement from the NFL today. “(Marcus) said his knee just didn’t come around 100 percent,” said Coach Spurrier. “It looks like he’s going to have to hang it up. I […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Prostate Cancer Awareness Night named Promotion of the Year

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Prostate Cancer Awareness Night named Promotion of the Year

BALLPARK DIGEST HONORED PELICANS WITH BEST PROMOTION OF 2014   MYRTLE BEACH, SC Nov. 5, 2014  – On Wednesday, Ballpark Digest continued its announcement of the yearly awards, recognizing the Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Prostate Cancer Awareness Night as the Promotion of the Year. Prostate Cancer Awareness night made local, regional, and national headlines when the Pelicans Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich accepted a challenge to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the team’s game on July 24. After being jokingly challenged by Dave Priest and Liz Callaway on WRNN Hot Talk 99.5, Milovich later agreed to the exam if the “Fierce Fallon” Facebook Page had to reach 10,000 ‘Likes’ by […]

ECU Pirates Baseball Reveals 2015 Schedule

ECU Pirates Baseball Reveals 2015 Schedule

Pirates Play Six Teams That Appeared In 2014 NCAA Regionals ECU Pirates Baseball 2015 Schedule (PDF) GREENVILLE, NC Nov. 5, 2014 – Thirty-four home games at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium, including the 12th-Annual Keith LeClair Classic, highlight the 2015 East Carolina baseball schedule announced Wednesday morning by first-year head coach Cliff Godwin. The 2015 slate features 11 games against six teams that earned a bid to the 2014 NCAA Regionals, 28 against squads with 30-plus wins and six that finished ranked in the national polls.   ECU will play 24 of its first 33 games at Clark-LeClair Stadium including its first two American Athletic Conference series (Memphis and Tulane) and will also stay in state of North Carolina for […]

Wilmington Hammerheads Appoint Carson Porter Head Coach

Wilmington Hammerheads Appoint Carson Porter Head Coach

WILMINGTON, NC Nov. 4, 2014 – Wilmington Hammerheads FC announced today that Carson Porter has been appointed head coach and technical director for the upcoming 2015 USL PRO regular season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. “I am honored to continue into this role,” said Porter. “This is a community with a deep passion for the sport of soccer and a love for this club. Our club goals begin with results for the first team, but they go much deeper than that. We hope to inspire our youth players, earn respect in the soccer community with the style we are implementing, and give our players opportunities to reach their goals. We will make every minute on […]

Posted in: Soccer, Wilmington NC
South Carolina Gamecocks to Host Open Practice Monday

South Carolina Gamecocks to Host Open Practice Monday

COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 4, 2014 – South Carolina women’s basketball will host an open practice on Mon., Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Basketball Practice Facility (1051 Blossom Street) with an intrasquad scrimmage highlighting the day’s agenda. Fans are encouraged to bring their lunch and enjoy part or all of the practice session. The bleachers on the Assembly Street side of the facility will be pulled out for seating, which fans should access through the second-floor door as walking space at court level will be limited. The team requests that fans do not shoot video of the practice, and rules regarding camera size are the same as for games at Colonial Life Arena. TICKETS: South Carolina […]

South Carolina Gamecocks and Florida Gators to Kick at Noon

South Carolina Gamecocks and Florida Gators to Kick at Noon

SEC Network to Televise November 15 Game from the Swamp COLUMBIA, SC Nov. 3, 2014 – The University of South Carolina football team will take on the Florida Gators in a noon ET kickoff on Saturday, November 15, it was announced today. The SEC Network will televise the game nationally from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. TICKETS: South Carolina Gamecocks Football Here are the SEC Football TV selections for November 15: CBS has elected to use its second six-day selection for games of Nov. 15. CBS will televise either Mississippi State at Alabama or Auburn at Georgia at 3:30 ET. ESPN will televise the game not selected by CBS at 7:15 ET. Game selections should be made no […]

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