Daily Archives: July 13, 2012


Gamecocks Place Eight on Coaches’ All-SEC Teams

Columbia, SC July 12, 2012 – The University of South Carolina football team was represented by eight players on the 2012 Coaches Preseason All-SEC teams, the league office announced today. The Gamecocks had two players receive first-team recognition, four players earn spots on the second team and two players make […]


Historian Andrew Duppstadt Explores Civil War Naval History

SPENCER – As part of the sesquicentennial observances of the Civil War, the N.C. Transportation Museum presents Civil War transportation history with some of the most interesting vessels to take to the water.  N.C. Civil War Ironclads, with historian Andrew Duppstadt, will be held at the Bob Julian Roundhouse Orientation […]


Morehead City Marlins Spoil Strong Starting Pitching, Fall to Owls

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – After the Morehead City Marlins (2-9 second half, 12-26 overall) took a 1-0 lead through five innings the Forest City Owls (4-7 second half, 23-15 overall) scored four consecutive runs to earn the victory 4-1 Friday evening at Big Rock Stadium. Taylor Robinson was pitching a […]


Kirstin Burgess Named Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Kirstin Buchanan Burgess has been named assistant women’s tennis coach at East Carolina University announced head coach Tom Morris on Wednesday. “It is a great opportunity to have Kirstin a part of our program again,” said Morris. “It was a wonderful experience to have her in our […]


Ben Alsup, Asheville Top Charleston RiverDogs for Series Split

Seven Shutout Innings Lead Tourists to 2-0 Win CHARLESTON, SC – Ben Alsup fired seven shutout innings to earn the victory as the Asheville Tourists topped the Charleston RiverDogs 2-0 in South Atlantic League action on Friday night with a crowd of 5,082 in attendance at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. […]


Pirates Ranked Among Top Swimming Teams In The Classroom

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 12, 2012 – The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) named the East Carolina men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads Scholar All-America Teams for the 2012 spring semester this week. The ECU women compiled a 3.58 cumulative GPA during the reporting period for the award, […]


North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Salutes Civil Air Patrol

RALEIGH – During World War II, the arrival of the North Carolina Civil Air Patrol (CAP) dramatically reduced the German sinking of American vessels off the North Carolina coast.  In recognition of the valuable service the Civil Air Patrol provided, a N.C. Highway Historical Marker will be dedicated on Saturday, […]


Ben Sanderson Named East Carolina Assistant Baseball Coach

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 13, 2012 – Former Pirate standout Ben Sanderson has been named assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, while also serving as the hitting and outfield instructor at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head baseball coach Billy Godwin Friday. Prior to his return to ECU, Sanderson […]


Charlotte Bobcats Sign Free Agent Guard Ramon Sessions

July 13, 2012 – Charlotte Bobcats President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Ramon Sessions.  Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.   “Ramon is a quality point guard who can both distribute and score,” Higgins said.  “We […]


Charlotte Bobcats Sign 2012 Second-Round Draft Pick Jeffery Taylor

July 13, 2012 – Charlotte Bobcats President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins announced today that the team has signed second-round draft pick Jeffery Taylor. The Bobcats selected Taylor with the 31st overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.   The 6-7 Taylor finished his career at Vanderbilt ranked second in […]