WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Fans and supporters of UNCW men’s basketball can ask second-year coach Buzz Peterson about their favorite team during “The Buzz Peterson Radio Call-In Show,” beginning Monday, Nov. 7. The hour-long show, aired on Sunny 104.5 FM, begins a six-show run at the Buffalo Wild Wings on Old Eastwood Road. The show lasts from 7-8 p.m. and is hosted by Mike Vaccaro, the radio voice of the Seahawks. Peterson joins Vaccaro for a look at the upcoming season and answer questions from the audience as well as callers. Fans can also e-mail questions to email@example.com. The show dates include Nov. 7, Nov. 28, Dec. 12, Jan. 9, Feb. 6 and Feb. 27.
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GREENVILLE, N.C. – Individual game tickets and mini-season ticket plans for East Carolina men’s basketball games go on sale on Tuesday, Nov. 1 beginning at 9 a.m. Women’s basketball season tickets will also go on sale at this time. Single-game tickets may be purchased at ECU On-Line Ticket Center or by calling the ECU Athletics Ticket Office (1-800-DIAL-ECU). Tickets for the men’s basketball season-opener versus Milligan inside Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum on Nov. 11 are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 17 and under. Ticket prices for regular season men’s basketball games against Coker, Chowan, UVa.-Wise and N.C. Central are also available for the same price. Individual ticket prices for all men’s Conference USA games as well as […]
MEMPHIS, Tenn. Nov. 1, 2011- On the eve of its first post-season match since 2008, the East Carolina (10-7-1, 5-6-0) soccer team had three players named to the All-Conference USA squads according to an announcement by the league Tuesday morning. Senior Kimmy Cummings was selected to the first-team, while fellow classmate Amanda Malkiewicz garnered second-team accolades. Rookie Kelley Johnson rounded out the Pirates’ selections with her All-Freshman Team honors. ECU’s three selections marks the seventh consecutive season the Pirates have had at least three players on the All C-USA Teams. The all-league selection was the first of Cumming’s career, who started all 18 games for the Pirates. The Mechanicsville, Va. native completed her best season to date sharing the team […]
Elizabeth City, NC – The Museum of the Albemarle will hold “Pre-Schooler Time” “Clay, Sand, and Shells”on Thursday, November 10, 2011 and Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 10:00 AM. Participants must be between the ages of 3 to 5 years old and must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-Schoolers will discover how early American Indians constructed earthen pots to cook their food over a fire, read a book and participate in a hands-on activity. This is a free family event. Please call 252-335-1453 for more information. The Museum of the Albemarle is located at 501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC. (252)335-1453. www.museumofthealbemarle.com. Find us on Facebook! Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays, […]
GREENVILLE, N.C. Nov. 1 – Former East Carolina All-Americans Seth Maness and Kyle Roller were named player’s-of-the-year by their organizations following their stellar 2011 baseball seasons. Chris Heston Stats l Seth Maness Stats l Kyle Roller Stats Maness, who was the St. Louis Cardinals’ 11th round selection in the June 2011 First-Year Player Draft, became the organization’s most-traveled newly-signed player in 2011 making stops at three different Cardinals minor league clubs before heading home for the winter. Along the way he was named to the New York Penn League All-Star roster and named The Cardinal Nation/Scout.com Minor League Rookie Starting Pitcher-of-the-Year in 2011 and the Batavia Starting Pitcher-of-the-Year as well. In 53 regular-season innings across three levels, Maness struck out […]
CAROLINA HURRICANES vs. WASHINGTON CAPITALS Friday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. RBC Center * Raleigh, NC Hurricanes: 5-4-3 (13 pts.) Capitals: 8-2-0 (16 pts.) * All statistics through NHL games of Nov. 2 TV: FOXSportsCarolinas HD RADIO: Hurricanes Radio Network: WCMC 99.9 FM The Fan (Raleigh – flagship); WWNB 1490AM/105.7FM (New Bern, NC); WAVQ 1400 (Jacksonville, NC); WMFD 630AM (Wilmington, NC) INTERNET: www.CarolinaHurricanes.com AUDIO CLIP OF THE DAY Please find below a link to an .mp3 file of Hurricanes head coach Paul Maurice as he spoke to the media on Monday at the RBCCenter. Maurice: http://carhur.com/c3m TOMORROW’S GAME The Carolina Hurricanes host the Washington Capitals on Tuesday at RBCCenter for the second of six meetings between the teams […]
SOUTHPORT – Award-winning author Celia Rivenbark brings her unique blend of Southern humor to a free program hosted by the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The Museum offers “Here’s Celia!” as part of the free monthly Third Tuesday Evening Adult Program series, from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Southport Community Building. “Think Dave Berry with a female point of view,” said one USA Today review. Rivenbark will share anecdotes and excerpts from her books: “You Don’t Sweat Much for a Fat Girl;” “We’re Just Like You, Only Prettier;” “You Can’t Drink All Day If You Don’t Start in the Morning;” and “Stop Dressing Your 6-Year-Old Like a Skank.” A native of Duplin County, Rivenbark […]
RALEIGH, NC – POLITICO has reported that Mayor Anthony Foxx refused to deny that he would challenge incumbent Governor Beverly Perdue in next year’s primary. Foxx was asked three times in a Charlotte News and Observer chat room if he would challenge Perdue, and he refused to let the rumor defuse. Only after The Drudge Report linked to the story did Mayor Foxx’s campaign manager contradict his boss’s earlier answers. As Politico and Drudge highlighted, this would be interesting because both Foxx and Perdue are helping lead the DNC Convention. NCGOP Chairman Robin Hayes had this to say, “Anthony Foxx is running for Mayor next week, but the way he answered those chat room questions make it look like […]
10 investors join Peter Karmanos Jr. in ownership of Raleigh-based NHL franchise RALEIGH, NC – Peter Karmanos Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Owner and Governor of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced a group of 10 new partners in the ownership of the team. Nine of the team’s 10 new investors are based locally in North Carolina. “These new partners are devoted to the continued success of the Hurricanes in North Carolina,” said Karmanos. “Their investments in our team further solidify our franchise’s standing in the National Hockey League and the North Carolina sports community.” Eight of the ten partners are: Michael Kahn, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. (James Goodmon, A.J. Fletcher Foundation), Matthew Szulik, Ice Puck LLC (Orris Temple […]
Zac Dalpe activated from injured reserve, assigned to AHL affiliate RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will recall forward Drayson Bowman from the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). The Hurricanes have also activated forward Zac Dalpe from injured reserve and assigned him to Charlotte. Bowman, 22, has totaled five goals and two assists (7 points) in 10 games with Charlotte this season. He is tied for first among Checkers skaters in goals (5) and leads the team with a plus-5 plus/minus rating. Born in Grand Rapids, MI, but raised in Littleton, CO, Bowman has totaled two goals, one assist (3 points) and […]