Sports – Carolinas

Sports in North Carolina and South Carolina

Gamecocks Hang Tough But Fall in Four at No. 21 Tennessee

Gamecocks Hang Tough But Fall in Four at No. 21 Tennessee

A resilient South Carolina (13-2, 2-2 SEC) squad came within a couple of points of forcing a fifth set, but No. 21 Tennessee (9-4, 2-2 SEC) prevailed in four, 25-14, 25-20, 23-25, 25-23, in front of 1,052 fans at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday afternoon.

Gamecocks Tennis Wrap Up Play at Furman Fall Classic

Gamecocks Tennis Wrap Up Play at Furman Fall Classic

The South Carolina women’s tennis team wrapped up play in the Furman Fall Classic on Sunday at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C.

Letter from Peter Karmanos, Jr.

Letter from Peter Karmanos, Jr.

To our loyal fans:

Following the expiration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the National Hockey League and the NHL Players’ Association, Commissioner Gary Bettman confirmed that there would be a work stoppage, and that the open…

Posted in: Events, Hockey, Raleigh NC
Flambeau Outdoors™ Promotes Zack Rednour to National Sales Manager

Flambeau Outdoors™ Promotes Zack Rednour to National Sales Manager

Mr. Zack Rednour has been promoted to National Sales Manager for Flambeau Outdoors™. In this position Mr. Rednour takes on a more strategic role. Along with his sales responsibilities, Mr. Rednour will continue to be a key asset in product development within the outdoors division. Flambeau’s Vice President of Retail Markets, David Faulkner, comments, “His strength in product development will be essential for our success going forward.” As National Sales Manager, Zack will continue to perform his current duties including focusing on new product development and product/brand marketing, as well as working to expand customer sales and rep agency management. He will now focus on managing the growth of the Flambeau Outdoors brands. He will be tasked to bring new, […]

Posted in: Fishing, Hunting

Carolina Beach to Welcome Nearly 1,000 Bicyclists

Carolina Beach to Welcome Nearly 1,000 Bicyclists as 2012 Cycle North Carolina Mountains to the Coast Bike Tour Ends   Carolina Beach, N.C.: On Saturday, October 6, an estimated 1,000 amateur cyclists from more than 35 states and four countries (Canada, Germany, Great Britain, and Russia) will converge on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. That’s when the Cycle North Carolina’s 14th annual Mountains to the Coast Bike Tour of the state will conclude its weeklong odyssey.   Hosted by North Carolina Amateur Sports (NCAS)—a non-profit organization that hosts the Powerade State Games of North Carolina—Cycle North Carolina is a fully supported recreational bike tour. Formed in 1999, the event is designed to promote physical fitness and health, provide economic impact and […]

Pirates Football Drops 27-6 Contest at North Carolina

Pirates Football Drops 27-6 Contest at North Carolina

Shane Carden throws for 124 yards By Bill Woodward ECUPirates.com CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Sept. 22, 2012 – A week after a strong third quarter lifted East Carolina to an important road victory at Southern Mississippi, the opposite happened at North Carolina. Final Stats |  AP Photos  |  Photo Gallery  Final Stats l Post-Game Notes | Post-Game Quotes l Game Highlights Down 10-6 at halftime, the Pirates stumbled at the beginning of the second half and North Carolina took advantage, scoring 14 unanswered points in a three-minute span en route to a 27-6 victory at Kenan Stadium. The third quarter started well for the Pirates (2-2), who forced UNC into a three-and-out on the first possession of the half. Then things went sour. […]

Gamecocks Football Continues to Rise in Polls

Gamecocks Football Continues to Rise in Polls

The University of South Carolina football team continued its ascent in both the Associated Press and USA Today/Coaches polls, it was announced today.

Posted in: Columbia SC, Events, Football
Commemorative Pole Night Tickets Pay Tribute to Allison, Johnson, Martin and Yarborough, Bank of America 500′s Only Three-Time Winners

Commemorative Pole Night Tickets Pay Tribute to Allison, Johnson, Martin and Yarborough, Bank of America 500′s Only Three-Time Winners

Fans interested in attending Bojangles’ Pole Night at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Oct. 11 can now purchase a limited-edition collectible ticket featuring four of NASCAR’s greatest racers.

Shorthanded Gamecocks Fall, 2-0, at No. 10 Texas A&M

Shorthanded Gamecocks Fall, 2-0, at No. 10 Texas A&M

South Carolina fought for the upset bid but could not overcome playing down a player for a majority of the match, falling to No. 10 Texas A&M, 2-0, Friday night at Ellis Field.

Posted in: Columbia SC, Events, Soccer
Gamecocks Men’s Soccer Suffers Conference USA Loss At Tulsa

Gamecocks Men’s Soccer Suffers Conference USA Loss At Tulsa

The South Carolina men’s soccer team (3-4-1, 0-1-0 C-USA) suffered a 4-0 loss at Tulsa (5-3-0, 1-0-0 C-USA) in the Conference USA opener for both schools on Friday.

Posted in: Columbia SC, Events, Soccer