Daily Archives: June 19, 2012


OBX Outer Banks: Just Imagine Your Favorite Outdoor Place…

OBX Outer Banks, NC – Now that the spell of NE winds have subsided on the OBX, we begin to look at the upcoming SW opportunities and wavesailing potential for the east facing beaches. However, one dark stain on opportunity to enjoy the best breaks on the islands is the […]


Gamecocks Forcucci Advances to Three-Meter Semifinals at U.S. Diving Trials

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. June 19, 2012 — South Carolina Gamecocks diver Courtney Forcucci kept her Olympic hopes alive with a 17th-place finish in the three-meter springboard quarterfinals on Tuesday at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Diving Trials at the Weyerhaeuser King Country Aquatic Center. Forcucci finished the quarterfinal with a five-dive […]


Journalist Uppalapati Comes in Close Second in State-Wide Competition

by xhorxhina zyka staff writer The North Carolina Scholastic Media Association, founded in the late 1930s, recognized by academics, journalism and leadership skills, is an educational program which selects potential winners and runner-ups to become N.C. High School Journalist of the Year. “North Carolina Scholastic Media Association is the state […]


Team Para’s Travis Tomasie Wins Gothenburg Open Nordic IPSC Championship

Madison, NC – Para USA, LLC (“Para”) is proud to announce that Team Para USA member Travis Tomasie has won the Gothenburg Open Nordic Championship.   The Gothenburg Open is a Level-3 International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) tournament which determines the Nordic champion in the Standard division. It was held […]


Gamecocks & Kent State Meet On Wednesday At College World Series

Omaha, Neb. – South Carolina (46-18) is back on the field at the College World Series on Wednesday night in an elimination game with Kent State (47-19). First pitch is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET with the game televised live on ESPN with Mike Patrick, Orel Hershiser and Jessica Mendoza […]


Seahawks Reach Agreement With IMG College

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – The UNCW athletics department has reached an agreement with IMG College, a division of IMG Worldwide, on a multi-year athletics sponsorship consulting partnership. IMG College is the leading multimedia, marketing and licensing/brand management company in America and represents more than 200 of the nation’s top collegiate […]


Coffey Lake Gets New Fishing Pier

Kids’ Fishing Event to Celebrate Pier Opening Scheduled for June 23 BEECH MOUNTAIN, N.C. (June 19, 2012) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has partnered with the Town of Beech Mountain to construct a universally accessible fishing pier on Coffey Lake. Commission staff worked alongside Beech Mountain staff to install […]


NGA TOUR ready for Texas “Two Step”

Texas Honing Open first of two events in Lone Star State Myrtle Beach, S.C. – The Texas Honing Open has a new home, but the competitors in the NGA Pro Golf Tour event have the same dreams.   After being hosted for four seasons by Golfcrest Country Club, the fifth […]


Gamecock Productions SEC Champs Video Wins National Award

By Miquel Jacobs Assistant Media Relations Director COLUMBIA, S.C. June 19, 2012 – The National Broadcasting Society (NBS) presented Gamecock Productions with the national award in the “Video Open” category for the “Gamecock Confidential: 2011 Women’s Soccer SEC Champs” video that received high praise from the collegiate soccer community after […]


Wilmington Hammerheads Head North for the Second Time in Two Weeks

Hammerheads look to continue in-form status Wilmington, NC – The Wilmington Hammerheads take to the road again as they travel north to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Dayton, Ohio this weekend to take on the Riverhounds and the Dutch Lions. The Hammerheads are scheduled to play the Pittsburgh Riverhounds at 7:00 p.m. […]