Daily Archives: July 14, 2012

Greenville Drive Play Long Ball To Top Charleston RiverDogs

Two Two-Run Bombs Lead Greenville to 9-6 Win CHARLESTON, SC – David Renfroe and Henry Ramos launched two-run homers for the Greenville Drive, and they went on to defeat the Charleston RiverDogs 9-6 in South Atlantic League action at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park with 4,598 in attendance on Saturday […]

Morehead City Marlins Erupt for Season-High 15 Runs in Win

HAMPTON, Va. – The Morehead City Marlins (3-9 second half, 13-26 overall) scored six runs in the second inning and never looked back en route to a 15 -3 win over the Peninsula Pilots (5-8 second half, 17-23-1 overall) Saturday evening at War Memorial Stadium. The 15 runs were a […]

The Charleston Battery defeat the Wilmington Hammerheads 3-1

Charleston, SC – The Charleston Battery defeated the Wilmington Hammerheads by a score of three goals to one on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium in front of 4,782. Midfielder Navion Boyd recorded an early goal, followed by finishes from Dane Kelly and Nicki Paterson in the second half to lead […]

Charlotte Bobcats Awarded Center Brendan Haywood Off Waivers

July 14, 2012 – Charlotte Bobcats President of Basketball Operations Rod Higgins announced today that the team has been awarded center Brendan Haywood off waivers from Dallas. Haywood was designated by the Mavericks as the team’s amnesty player.   An 11-year NBA veteran, the 7-0 Haywood has played in 733 […]

Bark at the Park Extended for Next Two Saturday Games

Wilmington, NC – After the Animal Emergency Trauma Hospital of Wilmington Bark in the Park on July 7, the Wilmington Sharks have decided to invite fans to bring their dogs to Buck Hardee Field again on July 14 and 21. In an effort to help our canine friends, the Sharks […]

SwampDogs Stage Late-Inning Comeback

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville SwampDogs (23-12, 5-2) improved to 13-5 at home this year with a 5-3 victory over the Wilson Tobs (13-24, 4-5) on Wednesday night. Fayetteville’s bullpen combined for three shutout innings to seal the win. The Tobs took a 1-0 lead in the second, but the […]

Tynita Butts Nabs High Jump Gold Medal At NACAC U23 Championships

GUANAJUATO, Mexico – While East Carolina junior All-America Tynita Butts has won a number of events on home soil the last several seasons, she can now add an international title to her repertoire as she captured the high jump gold medal at the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) […]

Erika Rucker Claims Bronze At IAAF World Juniors

BARCELONA July 13, 2012 – South Carolina’s rising sophomore Erika Rucker earned her first international medal and hit a personal best twice in two days after taking bronze in the 400-meter dash at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships held at the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona, Spain. Rucker blazed to […]

Drew Garcia’s Clutch Hit Gives Knights 4-3 Walk-Off Win on Friday

Fort Mill, SC – Drew Garcia stepped to the plate in the ninth inning yet to record a hit on the night. A few minutes later he walked off the field as the hero. Garcia ripped the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Charlotte Knights […]