Cary, NC – It took all of 17 seconds for the Bunch of Jerks to get the all-important first goal on a great tic-tac-toe play ending with Warren Foegele slapping in the first shot of the game off a phenomenal pass from Jaccob Slavin. So far, each team that has scored the first goal has gone on to win as both teams also had impressive records during the regular season for a win after scoring the initial goal.
Cary, NC – Mirroring the Carolina Hurricanes’ big win this week, the North Carolina Courage won at home 5-0, defeating the Orlando Pride in this early season game. Read more
Cary, NC – The Bunch of Jerks, aka the Carolina Hurricanesm played as perfect of a game as any team could and thumped the defending Washington Capitals 5-0 in front of an electric arena that hasn’t had this much excitement in years. The Canes knew the importance of this game as they were down 2 games to 0 in the best of 7 series and the chance of winning a series going down by 3 games is rarely done.
Cary, NC – Cary is home to the 2018 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) champions, 2017 and 2018 NWSL shield winners and the first International Champions Cup Women’s Tournament winners, the North Carolina Courage. And the Courage came back for a new season, starting with a draw against one of the league’s other top teams, the Chicago Red Stars. Read more
Cary, NC – In the final minutes of their latest home game, North Carolina FC came back from a point deficit and only 10 players on the field to tie up and continue their undefeated streak this season. Read more
Cary, NC – Back in September, after just being announced as captain, Justin Williams made the statement that this team would make the playoffs as nothing less would be acceptable and making the playoffs was a process to win the Stanley Cup. His simple logic was: if you don’t get in the playoffs, you don’t have any chance of winning the Cup, and as he said, “that’s the ultimate goal and anything less is not what this team is about.”
After another stellar performance by Petr Mrazek, the Canes made good on Willie’s first promise by defeating the New Jersey Devils, 3-1 in front of a playoff-like loud crowd. The Canes did have some help as the Canadiens lost to the Capitals, allowing the Canes to have enough points even if they lose their last game. Which Willie would predict won’t happen. Read more
Cary, NC – The North Carolina Courage, Cary’s home soccer team, made history when they won the first International Champions Cup Women’s Tournament the same year they won the NWSL championship. Now, the Courage will compete in the ICC tournament again, this time playing on home turf. Read more
Cary, NC – The Spring season has only recently started and North Carolina FC are making a strong showing so far, not taking a single loss. That streak continued with their first draw, this time against the Charleston Battery. Read more
Cary, NC – This game meant so much for both teams for making the playoffs: the Canes needed the two points to ensure they stay in the top Wildcard spot; for the Flyers, if they lose, their playoff hopes are extinguished.
The parking lot had the tailgaters grilling and enjoying the perfect afternoon, with fans from both teams having a good time predicting the outcome. After falling behind on an early Claude Giroux goal, the Canes responded with a solid 5-2 win in front of a nearly sellout crowd.
Cary, NC – The defending Stanley Cup champs, the Washington Capitals, swept the Canes in a crucial home and home series this week with a 3-2 win over the Canes at the PNC Arena Thursday, March 28, 2019. The Canes still sit in the top Wildcard spot but the entire Wildcard got interesting this past 24 hours as Columbus beat Montreal, so both have 90 points with the Canes at 91.