Daily Archives: June 30, 2012


SwampDogs Sweep Season Series With Catawba Valley

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville SwampDogs improved to 2-0 against the Catawba Valley Stars in 2012, defeating the CVCL team 12-11 in a wild contest at “The Swamp” on Saturday night. Fayetteville tallied nine hits and twelve runs in a game that saw both teams combine for nine errors. The […]


Travis Woolf leads NGA GolfCrest Classic

Severe weather pushes third round to Sunday   Pearland, Texas – June 30, 2012 – After weather delays forced the second round of the GolfCrest Classic into Saturday, another wave of storms caused the postponement of the third round of the NGA TOUR event until Sunday.   After finishing his […]


Amanda Strang Falls in Quarterfinals at Ladies’ British Open Amateur

COLUMBIA, S.C. June 29, 2012 – Former South Carolina women’s golfer Amanda Strang was eliminated on Friday from the Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship at the Carnoustie Links in Scotland. Strang won her third-round match to open the day, 3 and 1, over former East Tennessee State standout Nina Muehl […]


Registration Now Open for 15th Annual Kids ‘N Community Foundation Golf Tournament

RALEIGH, NC – Doug Warf, Senior Director of Marketing for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes and Executive Director of the Kids ‘N Community Foundation, today announced that registration is now open for the 15th Annual Kids ‘N Community Golf Tournament presented by Volvo Construction Equipment. The 2012 tournament will […]


Arnold Palmer gets Rotary Nod for Community Support

“I think what Rotary does and continues to do is fantastic,” Palmer told the crowd of more than 100 Rotarians gathered at his Latrobe Country Club in Unity. “It’s a great honor from the Rotary. It’s very special,” Palmer added. His involvement in the community includes the Arnold Palmer Pavilion, […]


East Carolina Volleyball Releases 2012 Slate

GREENVILLE, N.C. June 29, 2012 – The East Carolina volleyball team will host two tournaments at Minges Coliseum for the first time since 2008 as part of its 2012 schedule, released Friday in its entirety by school officials. The slate also features 13 home matches and the return of the […]


Gamecock Swimmers Conclude Day 6 At U.S. Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. June 30, 2012 – Two current and one former South Carolina swimmer competed in the preliminary round of the men’s 100 butterfly on Saturday at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trails in Omaha, Neb., at the CenturyLink Center. Junior Michael Flach captured the highest mark of the group, […]


Wilmington Sharks Bats Heat Up In 10-4 Win Over Wilson Tobs

Wilmington, NC – With a game time temperature of 96 degrees, everybody knew it was a hot night. What they didn’t know as Ross Whitley threw out the first pitch was how much the Wilmington Sharks (16-11) would heat up their bats in a 10-4 drubbing of the visiting Wilson […]


SwampDogs To Auction Special Military Shirts

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville SwampDogs will auction off special Wounded Warrior Shirts at tonight’s game against Catawba Valley, with all proceeds benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. The players will wear the shirts throughout the game, and fans can bid on the game-used tops in a silent auction that concludes […]


Palmer Opens New Hotel Near Latrobe, PA

Palmer’s hotel will be in competition with other hotels along the Route 30 corridor from Greensburg to Ligonier. But Palmer was confident that the Latrobe area not only can support another hotel, but needs it. “With the (Arnold Palmer Regional) Airport expansion, the (Latrobe) Country Club … with Kennametal’s national […]