After 17 years in prison, former Carolina Panthers wide-receiver Rae Carruth is scheduled to be released Monday, October 22 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. from the Sampson Correctional Institution in Clinton.
UNC Chancellor Carol Folt made the announcement Wednesday night in a letter posted on the university’s website. Folt said after talking with the Kenan family, the university made the decision to make this move.
Wilmington native Trot Nixon will throw out the ceremonial first pitch Friday before Game 1 of the Boston Red Sox American League Division Series as part of an effort to raise money for Hurricane Florence relief efforts.
Junior midfielder Jack Skahan scored the game’s only goal in the 34th minute as No. 3 North Carolina held off No. 12 UNCW for a 1-0 victory in non-conference men’s soccer action at WakeMed Soccer Park on Tuesday evening.
Wilmington's Municipal Golf Course will reopen on Thursday, October 4, after suffering damage from Hurricane Florence. Players will be allowed to be on the course, but crews still need to clear remaining trees from the course.
Sophomore forward Emil Elveroth and freshman forward Cesar Cruz of nationally-ranked UNCW have been recognized by the Colonial Athletic Association for their efforts in guiding the men’s soccer team to a 2-0-0 record last week.