North Carolina FC on Franchise Shortlist

Cary, NC – With the big announcement earlier this month that the Carolina RailHawks have rebranded and are bidding for an Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, the league recently listed the local team as one of 10 being considered for a position. Read more

RailHawks Draw In First Match Against Puerto Rico

Cary, NC – In their first game against Puerto Rico FC, two of the Carolina RailHawks’ newest players proved their worth with two goals, ending the game in a tie. Read more


RailHawks to Play South Korea Soccer Team


Cary, NC — The Carolina RailHawks will play against Seoul E-Land FC, a team from South Korea, at the 7th Annual Hilton Garden Inn Durham Southpoint Community Shield Match on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. Kickoff for the Community Shield Match is set for 3:00 pm ET. Read more

RailHawks Continue Streak Against FC Edmonton

Story by Matt Young. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – FC Edmonton came south to face the sweltering heat in Carolina – both the weather and the RailHawks. But it was a chilly reception for Edmonton, losing 2-0 on Saturday, June 23 in front of nearly 4,000 loud fans. Read more

RailHawks Lose Heartbreaker to Chivas USA

Story by Matt Young. Photos by Tom Mousseau.

Cary, NC – The Carolina RailHawks lost in the 4th Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup to MLS’ Chivas USA 2-1 in a bizarre finish on Tuesday. Read more

Tuesday: RailHawks Face Chivas USA

Story from staff reports. Photo by Tom Mousseau.

Cary, NC – What do you get when you beat MLS L.A. Galaxy? You get to face Chivas USA. Whether or not you are going, expect heavy traffic on East Chatham Street near Wake Med Soccer Park in Cary on Tuesday evening. Read more

RailHawks Scrap Their Way Past Islanders, Win Third Straight

Story by Matt Young. Photo via Instagram.

Cary, NC – In the most entertaining game of the year, the Carolina RailHawks beat first-place Puerto Rico 2-1 on Saturday night. This game had shoving matches, injuries, flying bodies, police escorts of players, an ejection and several yellow cards issued. Most importantly, it had a timely goal near the end of regulation by the inspired Hawks to win the game. Read more

A Night at the RailHawks

Story by Matt Young. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Last week, the Carolina RailHawks faced the Ft. Lauderdale Strikers at Wake Med Soccer Park. The CaryCitizen team was there, in the SkyBox, as guests of the RailHawks organization.

It was a great night – beautiful evening weather and an up-tempo, high-scoring game. I even got to sit next to the League Commissioner during the second half! Read more

UNC Reigns in ACC Soccer Championship

Story by Rob Daniels and Steve Philipps of the ACC. Photo by Chris Adamczyk for

Cary, NC- UNC finished on top winning the Men’s ACC Soccer Championship played Sunday at Cary’s WakeMed Soccer Park. Read more

RailHawks: NASL Semi-Final Playoff This Saturday

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photos by Karl Fisher.

Cary, NC – The RailHawks might have been shot out of a cannon this season, with a 17-3-8 record, massive crowds at Wake Med Soccer Park and a high level of excitement at the games. But the season is on the line this Saturday, with a must-win game against the Minnesota Stars. Read more