WILMINGTON, N.C. Feb. 27, 2012 – South Carolina senior Wesley Bryan fired a final-round 70 (-2) to claim medalist honors at the Seahawk Invitational on Monday at the Country Club of Landfall. As a team, the Gamecocks shot a 4-under 284 to finish in third place with a score of 875 (+11). Bryan becomes the first Gamecock to win a regular season tournament since Paul Woodbury captured the Seminole Intercollegiate on March 14, 2010. Bryan carded three-consecutive rounds under par to win the event, finishing with a score of 209 (-7). The win is the second of his career and his fourth career top-five finish. “I’m just really excited for Wesley more than anything,” South Carolina head coach Bill McDonald said. […]
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WILMINGTON, N.C. Feb. 27, 2012 – The East Carolina men’s golf team picked up its first team win of the 2011-12 season Monday, carding a final-round 286 to take the title at the Seahawk Intercollegiate with a even-par 864 (296-282-286). The Pirates had four players finish in the top-13 led by senior Adam Stephenson, who tied for 13 with a 1-under 215 (71-73-71). 2012 Seahawk Intercollegiate Final Results The Pirates, ranked 51st in the latest Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, finished nine strokes ahead of No. 45 Wake Forest (292-292-289=873) in second-place, 11 strokes in front of third-place South Carolina (298-293-284=875) and were 15 strokes better than 26th-ranked Chattanooga (300-288-291=879), which earned a fourth-place finish. UNC Wilmington (299-294-287=880) claimed fifth-place followed by No. 31 […]
Sneads Ferry, NC —SFCT will present Everybody Loves Opal, a comedy by John Patrick. Attempted murder wouldn’t seem to be funny but in Mr. Patrick’s magic hands it is uproarious. Two weekends only March 9-11 and March 16-18, 2012. 7:00pm curtain for Friday and Saturday shows; 3:00pm Sundays. Presented at the Sneads Ferry Community Center, 126 Park Lane. Reservations accepted for parties of 10 or more by calling the box office at 910-327-2798. All other tickets are sold at the door; day of show. Adults: $12.00 Students: Any age with student ID: $6.00.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Feb. 26, 2012 – A seesaw battle that featured seven runs in the eighth inning ended up with North Dakota State pulling off a 9-8 victory over East Carolina on Sunday at the Easton Bama Bash. With the game tied 5-5 going into the eighth, the Pirates (7-6) scored three runs in the top of the frame, but could not hold on as the Bison (9-6) scored four times in the bottom of the inning to claim the win. Box Score | Box Score in PDF Format Live Chat Replay The lower portion of ECU’s batting order delivered most of the team’s runs as eight and nine hitters Cicely Lopez and Jill Jelnick combined for six hits, three runs […]
Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce Announces Exciting Line Up for the 2012 Free Movies at the Lake Series Carolina Beach, NC – Every Sunday night in the summer, the Carolina Beach Lake Park comes alive with activity as families from all areas bring their lawn chairs and blankets and spend an evening together under the stars watching some of the best hit movies around. This year will be no different. The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce is on the cutting edge offering a line up which includes two 2012 Academy Award nominated films as well as three other 2012 nominated films. This year’s line up includes: May 27 PG - Puss In Boots June 3 PG-13 […]
GREENVILLE, N.C. Feb. 25, 2012 – Purdue (4-0) scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning and held on for a 6-4 victory against East Carolina (4-1) on Saturday afternoon at the Ninth Annual Keith LeClair Classic, which is being held at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium. Box Score: Box Score The Pirates had chances to tie the game or take the lead in the eighth and ninth innings. With runners on first and second and two outs in the eighth, Chris Gosik lined out to Purdue third baseman Cameron Perkins ending the threat. ECU had the potential game-winning run on first in the ninth as it loaded the bases against Nick Wittgren before Chase McDonald grounded into a […]
Forward ranks third among Checkers skaters in scoring RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has recalled forward Zach Boychuk from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). Boychuk is being recalled on an emergency basis for Patrick Dwyer, who suffered a lower-body injury on Saturday against Florida. This marks the second NHL recall of the season for Boychuk, 22, who notched two assists in 13 games with the Hurricanes from Oct. 25 – Nov. 20. The Airdrie, Alb., native ranks second among Charlotte skaters in goals (14) and third in points (32), skating in 45 games on the AHL level this season. […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Feb. 26, 2012 – A total team effort by the East Carolina women’s track and field squad paid off Sunday as the Pirates captured their first-ever Conference USA Indoor Championship title at the Birmingham CrossPlex. ECU downed defending champion UCF, out-scoring the Knights 123-113.5 to claim the crown. The men also found success, producing their highest-ever placement in the event by taking third place. 2012 Conference USA Indoor Championships Final Results As a result of the ladies’ performance over the two-day event, head coach Curt Kraft was named C-USA Indoor Women’s Coach-of-the-Year. The conference title is the first for the Pirates since winning the Colonial Athletic Association women’s outdoor championship in 2000. “This is a complete team effort by […]
ONSLOW COUNTY, NC – The Annual Onslow County Youth Basketball Tournament was held February 18-19-25 at White Oak High School. The event featured boys and girls all-star teams representing the five County playing districts in competition for the seven divisional crowns. This year’s County Champions are: Minor Boys White Oak Minor Girls Richlands Midget Boys White Oak Midget Girls Swansboro Intermediate Boys White Oak Intermediate Girls Swansboro Junior Boys White Oak
BIG TIME RUSH WITH SPECIAL GUESTS CODY SIMPSON & RACHEL CROW BIG TIME RUSH TO HIT OVER 50 CITIES WITH SECOND MAJOR NATIONAL TOUR “BIG TIME SUMMER TOUR” TIME WARNER CABLE MUSIC PAVILION RALEIGH AUGUST 22 – 7PM VERIZON WIRELESS AMPHITHEATRE CHARLOTTE AUGUST 29 – 7PM In overwhelming response to their sold-out “Better With U Tour,” Big Time Rush announced today that they will kick off “Big Time Summer Tour,” performing in over 50 cities across the US and Canada including stops in New York, Chicago, Boston and Toronto. Beginning on July 5th in Columbus, OH, the Nickelodeon stars and Columbia Recording artists will perform songs off their latest album Elevate including “Music Sounds Better With U,” “All Over Again” […]