Monthly Archives: January 2013

Sports Fans Can Grab Super Bowl Tickets and Help Children in Need Through Speedway Children’s Charities Online Auction

Charlotte, NC – The Charlotte Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities is providing sports fans with the chance to bid on a pair of tickets to Super Bowl XLVII this Sunday in New Orleans. Fans can visit the Speedway Children’s Charities website at and place their bid on a pair of tickets that […]

Speedway Children’s Charities Teams Up With Britax USA To Provide Free Car Seats and Strollers to Young Mothers

Charlotte, NC – The Charlotte Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC) joined forces with Charlotte-based Britax USA, a leading manufacturer of child safety seats and strollers, to help make life on the road safer for young mothers and their children. Tuesday, Marcus Smith, president of the Charlotte Chapter of SCC and […]

Sea Shepherd’s Bob Barker Ship Loses Shonan Maru No. 2

SEA SHEPHERD’S BOB BARKER SHIP LOSES TAIL – SEA SHEPHERD APPLAUDS AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT   Feb. 1, 2013 – MELBOURNE, Australia — Earlier today at approximately 0730 AEDT the Sea Shepherd ship SSS Bob Barker was sailing up the East side of Macquarie Island with the good news that the Japanese […]

Bridgestone Winter Series: Joe Affrunti wins at Timacuan

PGA TOUR member outlasts Sam Beach in playoff AP scores Lake Mary, Fla. – January 31, 2013 – After opening the event with back-to-back 64s, current PGA TOUR member Joe Affrunti built a seven-shot lead going into the final round of NGA TOUR Bridgestone Winter Series event at Timacuan  Golf […]

Seth Maness Invited To Cardinals’ Spring Training

Right-Hander Posted A 14-4 Record With A 2.97 ERA In 2012 Maness’ Professional Stats GREENVILLE, NC Jan. 29, 2013 – Former East Carolina All-American Seth Maness will get his first taste of big league Spring Training when the St. Louis Cardinals open camp on Feb. 11 in Jupiter, Fla.   The Cardinals on […]

Short-Handed ECU Pirates Fall To Memphis

Team 1ST 2ND Final ECU 27 41 68 Memphis 28 47 75 Game Report | Box Score |  Quotes |  Photo Gallery  Highlights and Post-Game Interviews Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum • Greenville, N.C. • Attendance: 6,246 GREENVILLE, NC Jan. 30, 2013 – East Carolina junior Ty Armstrong scored 18 points and […]

East Carolina Releases 2013 Football Schedule

Early Three-Game Homestand, Trio of ACC Contenders and C-USA Champion Tulsa Highlight Slate 2013 ECU Football Schedule GREENVILLE, NC Jan. 30, 2013 – A season-opening three-game homestand, which includes a meeting with perennial Atlantic Coast Conference contender Virginia Tech, and in-state battles at North Carolina and North Carolina State highlight […]

Dereck Whittenburg Selected 2013 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament Legend

Member of the 1983 national championship team to be honored at 2013 ACC Tournament. RALEIGH, NC Jan. 31, 2013 – A member of NC State’s 1983 “Cardiac Pack” national championship squad, Dereck Whittenburg, has been selected as the Wolfpack’s 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament Legend. The announcement was […]

Carolina Hurricanes Recall Andreas Nodl from Charlotte Checkers

Forward had four points in five games with Checkers By Ken Preston RALEIGH, NC Jan. 30, 2013 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Andreas Nodl from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League […]

College of Charleston Cougarettes Excel at Nationals

CHARLESTON, SC Jan. 30, 2013 – The Cougarettes, the College of Charleston dance team, thrived at the Universal Dance Association National Championship at the Walt Disney World Resort. The squad had worked diligently to perfect two separate dances which were judged at the competition on routine difficulty, originality, musicality, formation, […]