Daily Archives: July 20, 2012


Mark Silvers, Evan Beirne share Achasta lead

Silvers cards a 60, sets tournament record   Dahlonega, Ga. – July 20, 2012 – Before the ink could dry on Brandon Brown’s tournament record 61, Savannah’s Mark Silvers carded an 11-under 60 in the second round of the NGA TOUR Classic at Achasta Golf Club presented by Ace Wiring […]


Marcus Lattimore Named to Doak Walker Watch List

Columbia, SC July 19, 2012 – University of South Carolina junior running back Marcus Lattimore is one of 52 candidates on the Doak Walker Watch List, it was announced today. The Doak Walker Award is presented annually to the nation’s top running back. Lattimore, a six-foot, 218-pounder from Duncan, S.C., […]


Friday Night’s SwampDogs Game Postponed

Friday night’s game against the Morehead City Marlins at “The Swamp” has been postponed due to inclement weather, with a doubleheader scheduled for Tuesday, July 24th. Gates will open at 5:00pm, with the first pitch scheduled for 6:05pm.
The next Swamp…


Tryon Palace Receives Grant from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo has made a grant in support of Tryon Palace‘s “History is My Story”, a program of Education and Interpretation that brings history to life through a variety of mediums for visitors of all ages.  The grant, in the amount o…


North Carolina Museum of Art to Expand Art Trail with New “Blue Loop”

RALEIGH—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) have announced plans to expand the NCMA’s Museum Park trail system with the Blue Loop, a one-mile, multiuse trail on the Museum’s 164-acre c…


Carolina Hurricanes Agree to Terms with Jerome Samson

RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Jerome Samson (jeh-ROHM SAM-soh) on a one-year, two-way contra…


Fiery Revolutionary War Battle Re-enactment at House in the Horseshoe

SANFORD – See one of America’s most authentic Revolutionary War re-enactments on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4-5, at the House in the Horseshoe State Historic Site.  The event was chosen as one of America’s Top 20 events for August in the southeastern U.S. by the Southeast Tourism Society.  While the event is free, donations are […]


Michael Murray Named Assistant Men’s Tennis Coach

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 19, 2012 – Michael Murray has been named assistant men’s tennis coach at East Carolina University, announced head coach Shawn Heinchon on Thursday. Murray joins the Pirates after spending five years as the head boy’s and girl’s varsity tennis coach at Forsyth Country Day School in Winston-Salem. […]


Gamecocks Place Seven on Media’s All-SEC Teams

Columbia, SC July 19, 2012 – The University of South Carolina placed seven players on the 2012 preseason All-SEC squads, as selected by the media attending the annual Southeastern Conference Media Days, it was announced today. The Gamecocks were led by a pair of first-team selections in running back Marcus […]