NC State baseball opens a three-game series with Notre Dame on Friday at 3 p.m. at Doak Field at Dail Park. ESPN3 will stream all three games. NC State Weekend Notes | Notre Dame Weekend Recap | NC State Baseball Handbook RALEIGH, NCMarch 6, 2014 – No. 6 NC State baseball opens ACC play with a three-game series against new conference member Notre Dame. The Pack (10-2) is 1-0 all-time against the Irish (5-6). The only previous meeting came in 1998, a game State won 10-8. Freshman third baseman Andrew Knizner enters the weekend on a 10-game hitting streak, and currently leads the ACC with a .432 batting average. Probable Starters Location TV Radio First Pitch March 7 Carlos Rodon […]
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Tuomo Ruutu has been dealt to New Jersey for the young center By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC Mar. 5, 2014 – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has acquired center Andrei Loktionov (ahn-DRAY lawk-too-OH-nawf) and a conditional draft pick from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Tuomo Ruutu. “Andrei is a young, skilled forward who will play on our power play,” Rutherford said. “Tuomo was a good player for the Hurricanes and we thank him for his contributions to our organization over the past seven years.” Loktionov, 23, has totaled four goals and eight assists (12 points) in 48 games with New Jersey during his first […]
“Music, Noise, & Silence,” Part of NCS Kids Series, Features Magic Circle Mime Company RALEIGH, NC Mar. 4, 2014 – The North Carolina Symphony, led by David Glover, will enchant young audiences with “Music, Noise & Silence,” with Magic Circle Mime Co., on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 1 p.m., and again at 4 p.m., in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. In the program, the concert seems doomed as Silence and Noise attempt to seize control of the orchestra. Only with the help of the audience and Music will the conductor be able to break the fierce grip of Noise and bring harmony back to the orchestra. The 1 p.m. performance will […]
$25,000 grant supports School Bus Scholarship Fund RALEIGH, NC Mar. 5, 2014 – The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) has received a grant from the John William Pope Foundation for $25,000 in support of the Museum’s School Bus Scholarship Fund. The NCMA School Bus Scholarship Fund, which was launched in 2008 to provide funding to North Carolina schools requiring financial assistance to transport students to the Museum, must be replenished annually. Each year nearly 1,000 students from approximately nine schools visit the Museum with support from the School Bus Scholarship Fund. The John William Pope Foundation’s $25,000 grant will not only allow the NCMA to continue the program but will also allow it to serve an additional three to […]
RALEIGH, NC Mar. 5, 2014 – On March 5, 1728, delegates from North Carolina and Virginia met to survey the border between the two states. Virginia and Carolina’s early settlers intermingled in the early colonial period, as colonists trickled south in search of good land to grow crops and establish homesteads. Explorer John Lawson began surveying a boundary between Carolina and Virginia, but was unable to complete the task. The border remained vague until 1728, when the survey, led by Virginian William Byrd II of Westover, was conducted. The group defined the line from the coast to about 240 miles inland in what is now Stokes County. The survey was completed in 1749 when Thomas Jefferson’s father, Peter, began in Stokes County and […]
Goaltender agrees to two-year contract with Carolina By Terrell Williams RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Anton Khudobin (HOO-doh-bihn) on a two-year contract. The deal will pay Khudobin $2 million for the 2014-15 season and $2.5 million in 2015-16.“We are pleased to be able to keep Anton with the Hurricanes,” Rutherford said. “He has played well this season and signing him helps solidify our team’s goaltending situation.” Khudobin, 27, is 13-8-0 with a 2.17 goals-against average and .927 save percentage in 22 games with the Hurricanes this season. He was named the NHL’s First Star for the month of […]
RALEIGH, NC Mar. 4, 2014 —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding anglers that they cannot harvest or possess blueback herring and alewife, collectively known as “river herring,” greater than 6 inches in length while boating on or fishing in inland fishing waters of coastal rivers and their tributaries. The regulation, which went into effect Aug. 1, 2013, applies to all river herring, regardless of origin, in inland fishing waters of the Roanoke, Tar, Neuse, Cape Fear, Waccamaw and Pee Dee rivers and their tributaries up to the first impoundment of the main course of the river, the Lumber River, including Drowning Creek, and all other inland fishing waters east of I-95. Download the Commission’s “Coastal, Joint and Inland Fishing […]
The Canes wrap up their season-long, five-game road swing in San Jose Eric Goodman – NHL.com Staff Writer SAN JOSE, CA Mar. 3, 2014 HURRICANES (26-26-9) at SHARKS (39-17-6) TV: FS-CR, CSN-CA Last 10: Carolina 3-7-0; San Jose 5-5-0 Season series: This is the second and final game between these cross-conference clubs. The Carolina Hurricanes scored four goals in the third period to defeat the San Jose Sharks, 5-3, on Dec. 6 in Raleigh, N.C. CAROLINA HURRICANES TICKETS Big story: The Hurricanes are losing ground in the Stanley Cup Playoff picture in the Eastern Conference due to a five-game losing streak, but have been successful against the Sharks recently with a 5-1-0 record in their past six matchups, including a […]
Inclement Weather Closings RALEIGH, NC Mar. 4, 2014 – Several of our historic sites and museums operating on a different schedule as a result of inclement weather. Click here to see the latest information. We’ll be updating this page as conditions change. Snowed in and bored? Check out some of our awesome digital resources to keep you entertained.
March 14-15 Concerts, Led by Grant Llewellyn, Will Also Feature Carolina Chocolate Drops RALEIGH, NC Mar. 4, 2014 – The North Carolina Symphony, led by Music Director Grant Llewellyn, will perform with singer and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens Friday, March 14, and Saturday, March 15, in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh at 8 p.m. Giddens will be joined on three selections by fellow members of her Grammy Award-winning band The Carolina Chocolate Drops. The program will include Ancient Airs and Dances by Ottorino Respighi, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Symphonic Variations on an African Air, Op. 63, “Three Songs From the Black Broadway Era,” by Will Marion Cook, William Grant Still’s Afro-American Symphony, and three minstrel songs by Thomas F. Briggs and Rhiannon […]