Daily Archives: July 5, 2012


Hank Williams, Jr’s New Album “Old School, New Rules” Out July 10

NATIONAL MEDIA PUSH WITH CBS THIS MORNING’S SECOND CUP CAFE & FOX News Channel’s HUCKABEE Hank Jr featured in Walmart Soundcheck Series NASHVILLE, TN – Hank Williams, Jr. is set to receive a wave of national media attention surrounding the release of his new studio album, Old School, New Rules […]


Charleston Battery takes on Charlotte Eagles Friday night at Blackbaud Stadium

Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery takes on its USL PRO rival the Charlotte Eagles on Friday night at Blackbaud Stadium; gates open at 6:00 PM with kick off set for 7:30 PM ($10 – $18, 971-4625 / charlestonbattery.com).  The Battery (10-4) enters the weekend in second place in the […]


Layla Choate Wins 2012 USEF Reining Championship at NRHA Derby

COLUMBIA, S.C. July 5, 2012 – South Carolina rising sophomore Layla Choate wrapped up a successful week at the 2012 NRHA Derby in Oklahoma City, capturing the USEF National Youth Reining Championship in the 19-21 age division. Choate and her horse, Plus One Chex, were locked in a tie with […]


Tuesday’s Suspended Game Goes to Gwinnett Braves 4-3 on Thursday

Originally Scheduled Game Currently Being Played at Knights Stadium Fort Mill, SC – Reliever Donnie Veal (3-3, 3.14) allowed an unearned run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Gwinnett Braves, who were the home team at Knights Stadium, beat the Charlotte Knights 4-3 on Thursday in the […]


Report from China: Recent graduate updates U.S. State Department experience

Amanda Slowikowski, Nighthawk News editor-in-chief for 2011-2012, is spending six weeks in China with the U.S. State Department as a part of  the National Security Language Initiative for Youth program. Slowikowski will be sending email updates about her trip to us here.  Keep up with what she’s doing and what she’s […]


Senior will spend summer in China, immerse herself in language, local culture

By Anderson Sullivan Associate Editor When most students think of summer, the beach, jobs and time with friends come to mind. For one senior, this summer will hold much more. Senior Amanda Slowikowski will be spending six weeks of her summer in China through the National Security Language Initiative for […]


Charleston RiverDogs Hold On to Clip Savannah Sand Gnats 3-2

Great pitching and some stellar defense leads to victory SAVANNAH, GA – Ali Castillo drove in two runs and made a number of nice plays defensively for Charleston, and the pitching was fantastic in a 3-2 RiverDogs win over the Savannah Sand Gnats on Independence Day at Historic Grayson Stadium. […]


Chris Thomas Signs Professional Contract

Wilmington, NC – As the United States celebrates its birth on this Fourth of July, Sharks pitcher Chris Thomas celebrates the birth of his new career as a professional baseball player after signing with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Though he primarily came out of the bullpen this summer, the righty was […]


Curtis Frye To Remember Coach Bill Carson Sunday

COLUMBIA, S.C. July 4, 2012 – South Carolina head coach Curtis Frye will speak at the memorial service of former East Carolina track and field coach Bill Carson Sunday afternoon in Greenville, N.C. Carson, who directed the ECU track and field program for 40 years before his retirement in 2007, […]