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Cougars Finish Strong In Final Round To Place In Top 5 At Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

Cougars Finish Strong In Final Round To Place In Top 5 At Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – Four members of the College of Charleston women’s golf team carded rounds of 3-over par or better to lead the Cougars to a strong finish in the final round of the three-day Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic held on Tuesday afternoon at Cougar Point Golf Course. The top 19 teams advanced to Cougar Point, while the other 14 teams finished out the largest collegiate tournament in the country at Oak Point Golf Course. CofC placed fifth after finishing the second round in 11th at +42. The Cougars improved 13 strokes on the final day to turn in a final-round score of 292. It marked the team’s second top 5 finish of the season behind a fourth-place outing […]

Civil War Weekend at Tryon Palace

Civil War Weekend at Tryon Palace

New Bern, NC – For nearly six hours on March 14, 1862, 11,000 Union forces and 4,500 inexperienced and ill-equipped Confederate troops battled for control of New Bern — a battle that drew the line in North Carolina and changed New Bern forever. Help commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of New Bern and relive these times of change during a special series of activities, beginning March 9 with the Sesquicentennial Symposium, followed by the Civil War Weekend at Tryon Palace on March 10 and 11, with themed tours of the Union occupation by costumed interpreters in historic homes, a Union encampment and special Civil War exhibit, crafts from the past and much more. The Symposium begins on Friday, March […]

No. 63 Seahawks Win Third Straight In Women’s Tennis

No. 63 Seahawks Win Third Straight In Women’s Tennis

ELON, North Carolina – The 63rd-ranked UNCW women’s tennis team lost the early doubles point, but rallied with a vengeance in singles, winning five of six matches, to throttle Elon, 5-2, in a matchup of state rivals Tuesday at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center. The Seahawks pushed their record to 5-4 overall with the non-conference victory. The Phoenix had their six-match winning streak ended and now own an 8-3 mark. “I was very proud of the way we bounced back in singles after losing the doubles point,” said Jenny Garrity, UNCW’s 14th-year coach. “Give a lot of credit to Elon for coming out with a lot of energy. They kept us on our heels early. “But our team responded very […]

Pirates Host Marshall In Final Home Game Of The Season

Pirates Host Marshall In Final Home Game Of The Season

Feb. 28, 2012 vs.    East Carolina vs. Marshall Feb. 29, 2012 | 7 p.m. EST Greenville, N.C. TV: WITN Watch | Live Stats | Game Notes | Tickets | Gameday Central MEDIA INFORMATION Date Feb. 29, 2012 Location Greenville, N.C. Tickets Online Ticket Center TV WITN Live Video ECU All-Access  Radio Pirate IMG Sports Network Live Stats Gametracker Game Notes East Carolina Twitter @ECUPirateHoops EAST CAROLINA PIRATES Record 12-15, 3-11 C-USA Last Game Lost to UAB, 61-57 Head Coach Jeff Lebo (North Carolina, 1989) Career: 241-187 (13th season) ECU Record: 30-31 (2nd season) MARSHALL THUNDERING HERD Record 17-11, 8-6 C-USA Last Game Lost to Memphis, 87-67 Head Coach Tom Herrion (Merrimack, 1989) Career Record: 119-61 (6th season) Record at […]

Battleship NORTH CAROLINA Power Plant Tour March 17, 2012

Battleship NORTH CAROLINA Power Plant Tour March 17, 2012

Full Steam Ahead Power Plant Program Battleship NORTH CAROLINA March 17, 2012 Noon – 5:30 PM WILMINGTON, NC – Calling all Navy engineering enthusiasts! Join us on March 17, 2012 from Noon until 5:30 pm for an in-depth program on the Battleship’s power plant. Learn in detail about the ship’s eight Babcock & Wilcox boilers, four sets of General Electric turbines and reduction gears, steam and diesel powered service turbo generators, along with electrical distribution, water distillation, and steering mechanisms. Our program features classroom presentations and behind-the-scenes tour of engineering spaces. Discover what it took to propel a 36,000 ton heavily armored battlewagon bristling with massive firepower and 2,300 fighting men across the Pacific. The program is for adults only […]

Men’s Basketball Coaches Select All-Conference Team

Men’s Basketball Coaches Select All-Conference Team

Davidson’s Brooks and McKillop Honored as Player and Coach of the Year SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The 2012 Southern Conference men’s basketball postseason awards were announced on Tuesday (February 28), following a balloting of the league’s head coaches. Davidson head coach Bob McKillop was named the league’s Coach of the Year, while the Wildcats’ sophomore forward De’Mon Brooks was named the 2012 Player of the Year.   A pair of Wofford Terriers were also honored as senior Brad Loesing was named the Defensive Player of the Year, while guard Karl Cochran was named the league’s Freshman of the Year.   Brooks becomes the third Wildcat to be named the Player of the Year by the league’s coaches, joining Brendan Winters (2005) […]

Spring Soccer Shots™ in Onslow County

Spring Soccer Shots™ in Onslow County

JACKSONVILLE, NC – Soccer Shots™ will be offered to children ages 3-6 at two of Onslow County Parks and Recreation parks; Onslow Pines Park, April 3-May 22, Tuesdays 4-5pm or 5-6pm (1244 Onslow Pines Rd., Jacksonville, NC) and Hubert By Pass Park, April 4-May 24 on Wednesdays, 10-11am, 4-5pm or 5-6pm (220 Hubert Blvd., Hubert, NC). The fee is $64 per child which will include 8 weeks of professionally designed instruction in teamwork, character development, physical skills and lots of fun. No equipment necessary to participate. Registration forms are available online at www.soccershots.org/easternnc. Program specific questions can be directed to Barbara Maia at 252.241.6803 or Barbara@soccershots.org. “Soccer Shots is a national program teaching children ages 3-6 the beautiful game of […]

Carolina Announces 2012 Football Special Dates

Carolina Announces 2012 Football Special Dates

Chapel Hill, N.C. – The University of North Carolina will play host to Georgia Tech to celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.   Other special dates for next football season include: Football Lettermen and Varsity Monogram Day on Sept. 22 vs. East Carolina; Family Weekend on Sept. 29 vs. Idaho; and Rams Club Day on Oct. 27 vs. NC State.   Season tickets go on sale Thursday, March 1st at TarHeelBlue.com.   2012 North Carolina Home Football Schedule & Special Dates April 14 Spring Game, 3 p.m. (Admission is free) Sept. 1 Elon Sept. 22 East Carolina (Football Lettermen & Monogram Day) Sept. 29 Idaho (Military Appreciation Day & Family Weekend) Oct. 6 Virginia Tech Oct. 27 NC State […]

This Week In New Hanover County (February 27, 2012)

This Week In New Hanover County (February 27, 2012)

New Hanover County, NC – Vice-Chairman Jonathan Barfield, Jr. volunteered as a Celebrity Server today from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Center located at 811 Martin Street. The New Hanover Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. Vice-Chairman Jonathan Barfield, Jr. is scheduled to attend. The Department of Social Services Board will hold a Budget Retreat on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Lucie F. Harrell Conference Room at the New Hanover County Government Center located at 230 Government Center Drive. Candidates filing for the 2012 election have until Wednesday, February 29 at noon when the filing period ends. Interested candidates may complete the necessary paperwork by […]

Cougars 11th After Second Day Of Play At Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

Cougars 11th After Second Day Of Play At Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The College of Charleston women’s golf team improved its second-round score by eight strokes and stand in 11th after the second day of tournament play at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic held on Monday at the Oak Point Golf Course. The Cougars were tied for 10th after the first round with a 313 (+25) and had six combined birdies to pencil-in a second-round 305 on their scorecard. They were led by a 3-over par second-round performance by junior Kathy Boehm (Munich, Germany), who sits in a tie for 11th at +5. It marked the second-straight day in which Boehm turned in the lowest round by a CofC player, other than a second-round 72 by junior Ainhoa […]