Raleigh, NC – For two years now, plans have been in the works to move North Carolina FC from their current location at WakeMed Soccer Park to a new major stadium in Downtown Raleigh. Now, there is a new downtown plan, combining the stadium with a large mixed-use area, all contingent upon hospitality tax funding.Read more
Cary, NC – Cary is the home of the North Carolina Courage, the only team to win both the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Championship and NWSL Shield in the same year. Now, the 2018 champions will have the opportunity to reclaim their title at home as Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park will host the NWSL Championship this October 2019. Read more
Cary, NC – Local soccer fans got to see North Carolina FC and the North Carolina Courage return to their home field, with the Courage taking on their Portland rivals and North Carolina FC getting a win and rising in the league rankings. Read more
Wake County, NC – For the first time, North Carolina will host national and international curling teams, including the 2018 Olympic Gold Medalists, and they will be competing right here in the Triangle. Read more
Cary, NC – General Manager Don Waddell and Coach Rod Brind’Amour had a season summary press conference at the PNC Arena on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Waddell started with a few opening words on how pleased he was with the team and direction then immediately opened it up to questions. Unlike talks after so many previous seasons, both questions and answers were generally positive as this season had so many good things to discuss.
Cary, NC – Local soccer fans had a treat this weekend as both North Carolina FC and the North Carolina Courage played home games, drawing in both instances.
Cary, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes’ season ended with a 4-0 loss to the Boston Bruins as the Bruins swept the Canes in the Eastern Conference Championship. At the end of December the Canes were the 15th out of 16 teams in the east with everyone outside of the greater Raleigh area saying this would be their 10th consecutive season missing the playoffs. Read more
Cary, NC – Coach Rod Brind’Amour changed every line and also changed the goalie, and while the first period was their best of this series against the Boston Bruins, they couldn’t keep that level of play throughout the game and dropped its first home game of the playoffs with a 2-1 loss. Read more
Cary, NC – For the first time in franchise history, the Carolina Hurricanes won a four-game sweep in the playoffs, with a solid, team effort 5-2 win over the New York Islanders in front of a record PNC Arena crowd of 19,495 crazed Caniacs. They did win a three-game sweep back in the Whalers days when the first round was best three out of five. This was also the first time in decades when a team that swept one round got swept in the next round. Read more