Daily Archives: July 9, 2014


Loggerhead Turtles Win Largest Critical Habitat Designation in History, AL Coastal Areas

Loggerhead Sea Turtles Win Room to Roam, Habitat Protection   685 Miles of Nesting Beach and More Than 300,000 Square Miles of Ocean Protected in Largest Critical Habitat Designation in History                                                                                 ST. PETERSBURG, FL July 9, 2014 — After more than five years of delay, threatened loggerhead sea […]


Triple-A All-Star Week Schedule of Events

Bull City Becomes Center Of Minor League Universe During Five-Day Celebration DURHAM, NC July 9, 2014 – Minor League Baseball’s biggest event has arrived in the Triangle. Beginning this Saturday with All-Star Fan Fest & Block Party and culminating with the 2014 Cree Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 16, […]


Bailey Ober Concludes USA Baseball Experience

CARY, NC July 9, 2014 – College of Charleston freshman pitcher Bailey Ober completed his three-week stint with the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team on July 5 after a series with Chinese Taipei. A native of Charlotte, N.C., Ober remained on the team past the training camp cuts as the […]


Wilmington Hammerheads Travel to Orlando on Saturday

Wilmington looking to end City’s undefeated streak Wilmington, NC July 9, 2014 – Wilmington Hammerheads FC is scheduled to take on league-leader Orlando City Lions on Saturday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. ET at ESPN Wide World of Sports. This match will be the first of three encounters between the […]


Gunnar Heidt Agrees To Terms With Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO – College of Charleston infielder Gunnar Heidt has agreed to terms with the Toronto Blue Jays and will not return to College of Charleston for his senior season. A native of Murrells Inlet, S.C., Heidt was drafted in the 13th round of this year’s MLB Draft, becoming the 14th […]


Zach Munroe Joins Alex Ellis as U.S. Amateur Qualifier

CHARLESTON, SC July 9, 2014 – A day after former teammate Alex Ellis qualified for the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship, rising College of Charleston senior men’s golfer Zach Munroe earned his opportunity to compete for golf’s most-prized amateur title by finishing third in his sectional qualifying at George Wright Golf […]


Charleston RiverDogs Sweep Drive to Secure Spinx Rivalry Series Trophy

Three-game sweep gives Charleston 11-4 edge over Greenville in 21-game season series CHARLESTON, SC July 9, 2014 – The Charleston RiverDogs came from behind with a season-high eight runs in the eighth inning, pulling away for a 13-6 win over the Greenville Drive on Wednesday afternoon in front 4,186 fans […]


North Carolina State Budget Causes Concerns for Tryon Palace

RALEIGH, NC July 9, 2014 – Uncertainty clouds North Carolina’s first state capitol. Negotiations are underway between the House and the Senate for funding of Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center. Senate budget leaders did not include adequate funding for Tryon Palace relative to the House and Governor’s […]


Morehead City Marlins’ Caputo headlines Home Run Derby contestant list

MOREHEAD CITY, NC July 9, 2014 – Marlins’ third baseman Johnny Caputo is one of eight Coastal Plain All-Stars selected to compete in the 2014 CPL Home Run Derby, sponsored by the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport, on July 13 in Morehead City. Caputo leads the Marlins with four home runs […]


Penn Battle II Spinning Reel

Improving A Best Seller COLUMBIA, SC July 9, 2014 – The popularity of the PENN® Battle® spinning reel continues to grow as anglers recognize the durability and fishability found in this finely crafted reel. Inspired by design innovations made possible through new technology, PENN introduces the improved Battle II. Included […]