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ECU Edges Charlotte For Second Straight Road Win

ECU Edges Charlotte For Second Straight Road Win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. March 8, 2012 — The East Carolina men’s tennis team posted its second straight road win with a 4-3 victory over Charlotte at the Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex on Thursday. Both programs are now 10-4 on the season. The Pirates captured the doubles point when John Schmitt and Patriek Wolterbeek posted a 9-7 win over Paul Cisti and Anthony Davison at the No. 3 position after the two teams split the first two flights. Joran Vliegen and Niels Cleeren recorded the first win of the day as they defeated the duo of Alex Calott and Jack Williams, 8-5, at the No. 1 spot. Nicolas Soriano and Mario Martinez were defeated at No. 2, 8-4, by the 49er tandem of […]

Rastivo’s MVP Performance Sparks Tar Heels Past Princeton

Rastivo’s MVP Performance Sparks Tar Heels Past Princeton

Junior goalkeeper Steven Rastivo makes 16 saves in 9-8 win.   BALTIMORE, MD. — Steven Rastivo made 16 saves to earn Most Valuable Player honors of the 2012 Konica Minolta Face-off Classic as eighth-ranked North Carolina defeated 14th-ranked Princeton 9-8 at M&T Bank Stadium. Princeton outshot the Tar Heels 43-22 in the game but Rastivo proved to be a stone wall in the cage to keep the Tigers at bay, including a seven-save performance in the fourth quarter alone.   The win was a needed one for the Tar Heels who had lost back-to-back games to Lehigh and Penn. UNC improves to 5-2 on the season while Princeton fell to 2-2 on thecampaign. The win was the first ever for […]

#67 UNCW, CSU Women’s Tennis Match Halted By Rain

#67 UNCW, CSU Women’s Tennis Match Halted By Rain

CHARLESTON, South Carolina – The 67th-ranked UNCW women’s tennis team was locked in a 2-all battle with Charleston Southern when rain halted play late Friday at the Buccaneer Tennis Center.   The Seahawks, 6-4 this season, split the first four singles matches with the Buccaneers before rain showers forced play to stop.   Sophomore Angie Sekely whipped CSU’s Angelica Sidorenko, 6-1, 6-1, at No. 2 singles and freshman Alyssa Ritchie cruised past Marija Dzakovic, 6-2, 6-1, at No. 4 singles for UNCW’s two victories.   In other action, CSU’s Olga Makhova defeated UNCW’s Christina Lee, 6-4, 6-1, at No. 1 singles and Yvonne Huber stopped Kelly Cameron, 6-4, 6-3, at the No. 3 position. ‘ The Seahawks kick off a […]

Online Classes Provide For Further Education

Online Classes Provide For Further Education

by murphy grant and taylor seal staff writer and business manager In a little more than a month current underclassmen will begin signing up for next year’s classes. According to the counseling center, students need to be aware of the factors that play into enrolling in an online class. An online course is defined as one for which all regularly scheduled classroom time is replaced by required activities completed at distance and managed online, according to Highline Community College. Many different programs offer online classes, including Apex, North Carolina Virtual Public School and select institutions of higher learning. “Online classes can benefit students in several ways: the opportunity to take classes we do not offer at FFHS, the chance to […]

College of Charleston Softball Opens SoCon Play at Chattanooga

College of Charleston Softball Opens SoCon Play at Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The College of Charleston softball team is set to open its Southern Conference campaign with a three-game set against defending league champion Chattanooga with a doubleheader at Frost Stadium on Saturday, March 10 and single-game finale on Sunday, March 11. College of Charleston (10-8 overall, 0-0 SoCon) @ Chattanooga (11-8 overall, 0-0 SoCon) Saturday, March 10 – 1 p.m. (doubleheader) Sunday, March 11 – 2 p.m. Frost Stadium (Chattanooga, Tenn.) GLANCING AT THE COUGARS The Cougars enter the series with a 10-8 record after a memorable 11-inning win over NC State on Wednesday, March 7. In their final set of at bats in the doubleheader conclusion, freshman Hope Klicker (Walla Walla, Wash.) belted a two-run home run […]

Butts Captures Third Career All-America Honor

Butts Captures Third Career All-America Honor

BOISE, Idaho March 10, 2012 – Junior jumps specialist Tynita Butts earned her third career All-America honor early Saturday morning, finishing seventh in the high jump at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships in Boise, Idaho. She produced a mark of 1.81 meters at the Jacksons Indoor Track and tied for third-highest jump but ended up seventh due to taking all three attempts to clear the height. Butts has garnered All-America status each season of her collegiate career, beginning with a seventh-place result at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships and following that performance with a fourth-places showing at the 2011 outdoor national meet. She is the first three-time All-America in program history. The Alexandria, Va., native capped off her indoor campaign […]

April Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

April Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

April brings best-selling author Dr. James M. McPherson to the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh. Widely known as a pre-eminent Civil War scholar, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. McPherson will present a lecture on April 29 at the museum, so sign up early to reserve a seat. During another April program, a performance will take you on a musical tour of Latin America. Pianist-composer Alejandro Santoyo will play traditional folk music. Folk pottery traditions in North Carolina will be highlighted in a program presented by Charles Zug, author of Turners and Burners: The Folk Potters of North Carolina. He will present an informal lunchtime lecture. Take advantage […]

Sharks Sign Three JMU Dukes

Sharks Sign Three JMU Dukes

WILMINGTON, NC – The Wilmington Sharks of the Coastal Plain League (CPL) announced they have signed three players from James Madison University.  Outfielder Cole McInturff, pitcher Aaron Hoover and infielder Casey Goss.   McInturff will make his Sharks debut this summer following his junior season for the Dukes.  Last summer McInturff played summer ball for the Vienna River Dogs in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League. He ranked third in the league with a .357 batting average and started in center field for the CRCBL All-Star game. He was named to the All-League team and was identified as the 27th-best professional prospect in the league by Perfect Game.  A native of Centerville, VA, McInturff is majoring in Sport Management.   A […]

Posted in: Baseball, Wilmington NC
Canes Announce 2012-13 Season Ticket Prices, Benefits

Canes Announce 2012-13 Season Ticket Prices, Benefits

RALEIGH, NC– Kyle Prairie, Director of Ticket Sales for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced changes to season ticket pricing and incentives for the 2012-13 season at PNC Arena. The Hurricanes will reduce costs for full-season tickets in several areas of the arena for the 2012-13 season. The popular $9.99 FanZone will add six new sections, spanning from section 308 to 320. The two northernmost sections of Sideline Premier in the lower level, sections 107 and 116, will see a 20 percent reduction in pricing for season ticket holders, from $72 per game to $57 per game. In addition, the top eight rows of Lower Level South will see a 33 percent price drop, from $60 per game […]

Posted in: Events, Hockey, Raleigh NC
Wright Named To 2012 Bench Watch List

Wright Named To 2012 Bench Watch List

WICHITA, Kansas March 9, 2012 – East Carolina’s Zach Wright is one of 43 catchers named to the official watch list for the 2012 Johnny Bench Award presented by BaseballSavings.com and the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. The Bench Award, which is given annually to the top division one collegiate catcher, is a rolling list that will be updated to include other candidates until May 7, 2012. Past Winners Wright, who has started 75 straight games behind the plate since the 2010 Conference USA Championships, is currently batting .216 (8-for-37) with two doubles, two RBI, three runs scored and has thrown out 3-of-7 base stealers (42.9 percent). Heading into his senior season he was named 2012 Preseason First-Team All C-USA […]