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Tim Keller is Steller in 6-1 Win

Tim Keller is Steller in 6-1 Win

Tim Keller Wilmington, NC – For the 17th straight game, the Wilmington Sharks (3-3, 19-14) starting pitcher did not allow more than three earned runs. Saturday night, it was Tim Keller who allowed just one unearned run in a 6-1 win over the Morehead City Marlins (2-5, 12-22). The right-handed hurler from Texas AM-Corpus Christi was lifted with one out in the seventh inning, allowing just two hits and a walk to that point. A pair of double plays helped Keller face just one batter over the minimum of 18 through six innings, with the only extra being the man who scored after reaching on a dropped third strike. He also left a runner on in the eighth, when Wes […]

SwampDogs Drop Heartbreaker At Home

SwampDogs Drop Heartbreaker At Home

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville SwampDogs dropped a game for the first time in the season’s second half on Thursday night, as they fell 8-7 to the Wilson Tobs at “The Swamp.” The Dogs scored first when Zach Gawrych (Tampa) stole home in the first inning after doubling to lead off the frame. It was the second time the Stewart Nissan Steal of a Lifetime Promotion was enacted this season for Fayetteville. A lucky fan’s name was drawn to win the second car giveaway of the season, as Thiaichi Houston was named a winner. The SwampDogs scored one run in the first, second and third innings, respectively, highlighted by doubles by Gawrych and John Howell (Binghamton). Fayetteville extended their lead […]

Chanel Green Joins ECU Women’s Basketball Program

Chanel Green Joins ECU Women’s Basketball Program

D.C. Area Prep Standout Will Suit Up for Pirates in 2012-13 Campaign GREENVILLE, N.C. July 5, 2012 – Chanel Green has completed a grant-in-aid agreement to attend East Carolina and play basketball for the ECU Pirates beginning with the 2012-13 campaign, according to an announcement Thursday by head coach Heather Macy. “Chanel will be an integral part of our team over the next several seasons,” Macy said. “She is a fierce competitor and brings that winning tradition to our program. With the addition of Chanel, our point guard rotation has become even stronger.” A product of Howard D. Woodson High School in Washington, D.C., Green was rated a three-star prospect and the 74th-best point guard in the nation by ESPN […]

Onslow County Registration – Fall Youth Baseball and Softball

Onslow County Registration – Fall Youth Baseball and Softball

Jacksonville, NC – The Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department will hold registration for youth fall baseball and softball on Saturday July 28, 2012; 10am-3pm at the following sites: Richlands/Steed Park, Onslow Pines Park and Stump Sound Park. Age divisions and team make up will be determined once participants have registered; games will be played August-September.   Must be 5 years old before August 1, 2012 and cannot turn 19 on or before April 30, 2012 (BB) and January 1, 2012 (SB). The registration fee is $30.00, and a copy of the birth certificate or legal document stating the date of birth is required.   For more information, please contact the Onslow County Parks and Recreation Department at 910.347.5332 or […]

College of Charleston Men’s Golf Signs Transfer from North Carolina

College of Charleston Men’s Golf Signs Transfer from North Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Former North Carolina golfer Zach Munroe, who finished in third-place at the Rice Planters Amateur June 18-23 in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., will transfer to the College of Charleston.   Munroe, who competed in three tournaments during the fall of his freshman season at North Carolina finished tied for fifth-place at the North Carolina Amateur Championship June 17 in Durham, N.C. with rounds of 72-76-69-70=287 (-1).   Munroe shot rounds of 70-67-68-66=271 in his third-place finish at the Rice Planters Amateur, three shots back of the winner.   “I am very excited about adding Zach to our program,” CofC men’s golf head coach Mark McEntire said. “With our excellent incoming freshman class this team is capable of doing […]

Four East Carolina Golfers Named Scholar All-Americans

Four East Carolina Golfers Named Scholar All-Americans

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. July 6, 2012 – Senior Julia Strandberg, redshirt sophomore Faith Hardison, sophomore Fanny Wolte and freshman Katie Kirk have been named 2011-12 NCAA Division I All-American Scholars according to an announcement by the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Friday. Complete NGCA Scholar All-America List For the trio of Strandberg, Hardison and Wolte, it marks their second-straight year being named all-american scholars, while Kirk becomes the 10th Pirate honoree. It is also the third time that four Pirates have been named all-american scholars in the same year (2006-07 and 2010-11). “I’m very proud of the hard work by our team in practice, on the course and in the classroom,” said ECU Head Coach Kevin Williams. “These four student-athletes […]

Posted in: Golf, Greenville NC
Clemson Product Daniel Moskos Claimed Off Waivers, Optioned to Charlotte

Clemson Product Daniel Moskos Claimed Off Waivers, Optioned to Charlotte

Former First-Round Pick of Pittsburgh is the Newest Member of the Knights Fort Mill, SC – LHP Daniel Moskos, a native of Greenville, SC, was claimed off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates and optioned to the Charlotte Knights, as announced by the Chicago White Sox on Friday. Moskos, a product of Clemson University, was activated on Saturday, taking the place of LHP Scott Olsen, who was released by the White Sox organization.   Moskos posted a 1-2 mark with a 3.86 ERA in 14 games with Triple-A Indianapolis this season. The 26-year-old was designated for assignment on June 26 by Pittsburgh. Last season, he went 1-1 with a 2.96 ERA over 31 games for the Pirates – his first season […]

Posted in: Baseball, Charlotte NC
Tango! The Song! The Dance! The Obsession!

Tango! The Song! The Dance! The Obsession!

Raleigh, NC – Tango pianist William McNeill spreads the joy of Argentine tango by exploring its exotic allure. During the free program Tango! The Song! The Dance! The Obsession! on Wednesday, July 25, at 12:10 p.m. at the North Carolina Museum of History, he will give a brief history of tango and dance, complemented by piano performances of classic tangos and dance clips from films of international tango shows. In addition to demonstrating the tango’s musical elements — pulse, rhythm and melody — McNeill will explain how tango involves not only the body, but also the soul. The pianist is a North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholar. Tango! The Song! The Dance! The Obsession! will be presented in Daniels Auditorium […]

Museum of the Albemarle: First Friday Art Walk – August

Museum of the Albemarle: First Friday Art Walk – August

Elizabeth City, NC – Bring the family to the Museum of the Albemarle for First Friday Art Walk on Friday, August 3, 2012 from 5:30 pm until 7:00 pm. The Museum will be offering something for the entire family. Mr. Samuel Dixon will be signing his book “Stayin’ Put: Short Stories from Edenton” and Mrs. Lisa Winslow will be demonstrating the art of wool felting along with a hands-on activity. Mr. Dixon’s “Stayin’ Put: Short Stories from Edenton” is a collection of two dozen short stories of his life growing up and the events that shaped his life. The book will take readers from small town America back to a past that will allow them to relate some of their […]

Wind Catchers (a.k.a Kiteboarding)

Wind Catchers (a.k.a Kiteboarding)

By Christopher D. Roberson Nags Head, NC – Tethered by 65 ft. of flying lines while strapped to a five-foot board, their parachute-shaped kites whisk them across the surf. Then suddenly, they leap into the air, fly without wings and land like cats. They call themselves kiteboarders. Chris Moore, kiteboarding operations manager of Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head, N.C., explained that kiteboarding brings with it a thrill that hooks even the most novice riders. “Kiteboarding grabs your entire focus and so you are fully immersed in the moment, leaving you free from the day to day worries and stresses,” he said. Although the sport was not completely fine-tuned and safe for the general public until 2007, Moore said that […]