Good Afternoon, Not the news you wanted to hear and definitely not what I want to be sending out. Due to pit area flooding and water pushing through the transition on track we are forced to cancel for today, we appreciate everyone’s support. Thanks and have a great day Shawn Smith – Operations Manager Coastal Plains Raceway Park
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The Seahawks conclude their season-opening road swing Sunday with a 2 p.m. contest at No. 8 Virginia.
Saturday was "UNCW Day" at Omega Sports and several Seahawk coaches were on hand to help the local store celebrate.
Four student-athletes and one legendary coach from the 1990s comprise the Class Of 2012 GREENVILLE, N.C. — One legendary coach and four outstanding former student-athletes representing four sports have been elected for induction into the East Carolina University Athletics Hall Of Fame. The Class of 2012 includes Amanda Duffy (soccer), David Garrard (football), Steve Logan (football), Michelle Ward (softball) and John Williamson (baseball). Duffy, Ward and Williamson will be inducted at a banquet on Friday, Nov. 2 and then introduced to the public during halftime of the ECU-Houston football game on Saturday, Nov. 3. Due to the National Football League (NFL) game between the Miami Dolphins, quarterbacked by Garrard, and Indianapolis Colt that same weekend, Garrard will be unable to […]
Bryan Strickland Senior Writer Charlotte, NC – Throughout the offseason, the Panthers have worked to further establish their homefield advantage. Sunday night, they hope to negate homefield advantage – in the nation’s largest media market. “We’ve got to show we can handle that environment, and it’s going to be a tough environment because it’s New York and it’s always loud there,” said tight end Gary Barnidge, whose Panthers will travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the Jets in nationally televised affair (8 p.m., NBC). “It’s a chance to show what we’ve been working toward.” The Panthers, who split their two preseason games played at Bank of America Stadium, haven’t won a preseason road game since 2007, when they beat […]
Charlotte back in the Playoffs for First Time Since 2006 Fort Mill, SC – The Charlotte Knights are headed to the playoffs. For the first time since 2006, Knights Stadium will be host postseason baseball as the Charlotte Knights clinched the top spot in the International League South Division with an impressive 2-1 victory over the Pawtucket Red Sox on Friday night. Charlotte’ first round opponent will be the Indianapolis Indians, who clinched the top spot in the International League West Division on Thursday. The Knights will open at Victory Field on Wednesday, September 5 and play game two from Indianapolis on Thursday, September 6. The Knights will host the Indians in game three of the first round on Friday, […]
UNCW combined for a .286 hitting percentage to sweep High Point, 3-0, in the Courtyard Wilmington Beach Bash Friday.
Jacob VanCompernolle and Jamie Dell each scored as UNCW tied visiting UNC Greensboro, 2-2, in the season opener for both.
Max Henson Staff Writer CHARLOTTE – Throughout the week, head coach Ron Rivera has reiterated how excited he is to see his team perform against the New York Jets on a national stage. Quarterback Cam Newton shares in that enthusiasm, but that doesn’t surprise anyone. “I’m always excited,” Newton said with a smile. For Newton, the size of the stage won’t change, regardless of when and where the Panthers take the field. “I feel as if every stage is big for us this year,” Newton said. “We have a point to prove and we have to have that chip on our shoulder each and every game.” This Week 3 preseason encounter with the Jets is a particularly significant exhibition. The […]
Wilmington, NC – Natural wonders abound in Wilmington, North Carolina’s Historic River District and Island Beaches. Did you know that alligators, bobcats, black bear, river otters, rare birds and other wildlife live in the wilderness along the coast? And that common migratory bird species that nest along our beaches include brown pelican, terns, gulls, willets, American oystercatcher, herons, and black skimmers? Or that Venus flytrap grows in the wild only within a 60 to 100-mile radius of Wilmington? From the river to the sea, there are many opportunities to explore the destination’s natural wonders, including nature hikes and birding tours at state and municipal parks, bird sanctuaries, botanical gardens and estuarine research reserves. Fall nature cruises along Wilmington’s scenic rivers […]