Tag: north carolina


Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

The Top 25 Sports Venues in North Carolina

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By Shawn Krest For diversity, quality and history, there are few better places to watch sports than North Carolina. Since the start of 2015, only two states have hosted a college bowl game, NFL conference championship or Super Bowl, golf major, UFC fight card, NASCAR race and NCAA tournament games—Georgia is the other, and if… Read more »

Media Musings: GametimeNC is here. What is it?

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By R.L. Bynum Experimental project offers plenty of high school sports coverage Newspaper readers aren’t getting the volume of high school sports coverage as before and some have all but eliminated from their budget money for stringers to cover games. Filling some of that void in both cases is Gametime NC. It’s an experimental project… Read more »

Best NC Minor League Promotions – July 27- August 2

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There is a lot of downtime this time of year in North Carolina. Because we are North Carolina’s #1 Sports Network, we now turn our attention to golf, maybe some NBA/NFL draft and…MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL. North Carolina is #blessed to have 10* Minor League Baseball teams, 2 of which are brand new this year, the… Read more »

From the North Cack Stacks: Best of NC Sports Media July 14-20

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Typically speaking, absolutely nothing happens in July in the sports world, save some college football preview stuff and some NFL training camp hype at the end of the month. But this year? Um, well, let’s just say it hadn’t been a typical year. A sampling: the Carolina Hurricanes announced a sale to a new owner… Read more »

From the North Cack Stacks: The Best in NC Sports Media June 28-July 5

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Around this time of year, sports hit a slow patch. However, here are some good pieces I found last week around the holiday weekend……. – NASCAR is something that North Carolinians cherish and cannot do without. Countless drivers have NC roots and connections, but one stands above all: Richard Petty. This memoir from Ed Hardin… Read more »

Best NC Minor League Promotions – Week June 22-28

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There is a lot of downtime this time of year in North Carolina. Because we are North Carolina’s #1 Sports Network, we now turn our attention to golf, maybe some NBA/NFL draft and…MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL. North Carolina is #blessed to have 10* Minor League Baseball teams, 2 of which are brand new this year, the… Read more »