Charlotte Independence releases its 2017 season schedule

With the talk about the possibility of Charlotte pursuing a Major League Soccer franchise, the city’s USL team, the Charlotte Independence unfurled its 2017 season schedule, with the Independence opening up the 2017 season at Ramblewood on April 1st as they welcome in the Charleston Battery.  Charlotte will travel to Orlando to face Orlando City…

Knights to have “All-American Mondays” this season

CHARLOTTE, NC – As part of the 30th anniversary season of Charlotte Knights baseball this season, the team announced today it’s first of many promotions during the 2017 season, and one of those promotions will be “All-American Mondays” for the Knights home games that fall on a Monday this season at BB&T Ballpark. Every Monday night…

Tar Heels and Gamecocks to square off at BB&T Ballpark in 2017

The Charlotte Knights announced yet another college baseball game to their list of previously-announced games, and it will be taking place on Tuesday April 11th, when the University of North Carolina Tar Heels will take on the University of South Carolina Gamecocks at BB&T Ballpark, with first pitch slated for 7:05 p.m., and tickets for…

Walker’s All-Star selection was worth the wait

Back in 2010, Charlotte’s NBA franchise was known at the time as the Charlotte Bobcats, and one of their star players at the time was Gerald Wallace, who’s strong play earned him the distinction of being the franchise’s first all-star during the 2009-10 campaign.  Now let’s fast forward seven years later to 2017, the franchise…

Charlotte 49ers Football releases its 2017 season schedule

Conference USA released its 2017 football schedule for all of it member institutions today, and the Charlotte 49ers will begin its 5th season of college football with a pair of road games on the road.  The 49ers will open up the season at Eastern Michigan on September 2nd, before heading to Manhattan, Kansas on September…

East Carolina, Appalachian State to play in Charlotte

Earlier today, East Carolina University and Appalachian State University officially announced that the two teams will play a regular-season game in Charlotte at Bank of America Stadium, the home field of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, in September of 2021, with the Mountaineers designated as the home team for the matchup, as announced today by the…

‘Canes McGinn named NHL Third Star of the Week

RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Hurricanes forward Brock McGinn was named the National Hockey League’s Third Star of the Week for the week ending January 15th.  McGinn joins Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins, who was named the league’s second star of the week, and Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals, who was named the first star…

Hurricanes-Red Wings game to be played on March 27th

RALEIGH, NC – The game between the Carolina Hurricanes and Detroit Red Wings, which was originally scheduled to be played back on Monday night at PNC Arena in Raleigh, has been rescheduled for Monday, March 27th at PNC Arena.  The game was postponed back on Monday due to issues with the cooling system that made it…

49er baseball to play 2 home games at BB&T Ballpark in 2017

The 2017 baseball season is not that far away, and once again this season, the Charlotte 49ers will pay a visit to BB&T Ballpark, one of the nation’s premiere minor-league baseball stadiums for 2 games this season.  The 49ers will host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Tuesday, March 21st and on Tuesday, March 28th,…