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16521
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The George Whitfield Hall of Fame, founded and hosted by the former baseball coach at East Carolina University, inducted its 40th class January, 2012, which included David Thompson, an NC State basketball star, Alexander Andrews, an NC State All-American, Duke wide receiver Wes Chesson, and Don Shea, former sports director at WTVD-TV in Durham.
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Morris discusses Raleigh's Ultimate Frisbee team Raleigh Flyers and how the team is doing well in the new professional American Ultimate Disc league.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 25, June 2015, p16-18, il Periodical Website
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24292
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This article presents and overview of sports in the Triangle in 1999 and details the history of professional sports in the area, relating sports successes to the economics of the region.
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24383
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George Shinn brought major-league sports to Charlotte, starting with the National Basketball League and moving on to the National Football League. In trying to win an NFL franchise for Charlotte, Shinn has had to butt heads with former partners.
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27621
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An article in RIDE, an insert in Issue 34 on cycling in the Triangle area. For cycling enthusiasts, there are a number of sports in which to become involved. The Triangle area has a large number of cycling enthusiasts and they describe six sports in which people can participate in the area. Cyclocross, Alleycats, Bike Polo, BMX, Road-Racing, and Mountain Biking are all activities amateurs and experts alike can get involved in.
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27743
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Badminton NC opened last year in Raleigh with the goal of nurturing a local Olympian. Local residents can train with the goal of competing in the Olympics. Local coach Dennis Christensen was a former national coach in Sweden, Switzerland, and Italy before helping start the club and coaching youth in Raleigh. Raleigh resident Soumya Gade trains there and has been successful winning matches at several national tournaments.
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27868
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Members of the Triangle Curling Club educate area residents interested in trying the sport. The history of the five-hundred year old sport is explored. The basic objectives of curling are explained and its presence as a sport in the Triangle area is detailed.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 8, February 2010, p31 Periodical Website
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28518
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A popular trend in recreation sports these days is to take an old activity and put a new spin on it. Throughout North Carolina, four sports that are growing in popularity include disc golf, footgolf, pickleball, and ultimate frisby.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 49 Issue 2, Feb 2017, p18-19, il, por Periodical Website
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28361
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Physical therapists and injured athletes who visit the Duke’s Sports Medicine Clinic talk about the effects of the fitness revolution. Exercising and playing sports carries risks for injury as can a person’s gender, physical conditioning, body size, psychological makeup, intelligence, and sporting equipment. The biggest reason for the increase in injuries is that more people are participating in sports more frequently.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 10 Issue 4, January 1992, p9-11 Periodical Website
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35581
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A story about how a player hit a baseball onto the top of a passing train, and the opposing team had to retrieve it from the next town over.
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36093
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He was credited for ushering in the Golden Age of ECU sports. His value could be measured, materially and immaterially, in the donation of his historically significant effects. Included in his daughters’ donation were letters, memorabilia, football books, correspondence, and medals.
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36215
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Missed was Greenville’s opportunity to produce the first black player in Major League baseball: David Barnhill, Jr. A top pitcher for teams such as the Miami Giants and New York Cubans, Barnhill’s career in baseball spanned from 1936-1953.
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Greenville Times (NoCar Oversize F264 G72 G77), Vol. Issue , Dec 2014/Jan 2015 , p36-38