Here at the sports news desk of qnotes, we are hoping you are enjoying the cool fall weather and taking in some of the exciting sporting events happening around the Carolinas, (even the Panthers are plagued by injuries and Cam is going through his sophomore slump). So, here is a rundown of what you might have missed and what things you shouldn’t miss in the next month!
Fall is here! With it brings the start of several sports seasons. So, if you’re looking for something to fulfill your sports needs with something other than the NFL, NCAA football or the MLB playoffs, you’ve come to the right place!
With over 4,000 participants and fans from 44 leagues in North America, the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Association’s (NAGAAA) Gay Softball World Series (GSWS) is the world’s largest annual LGBT sporting event.
The Bingham Cup is the largest amateur international rugby tournament in the world. That’s right, in the world. And, this year, the Charlotte Royals joined in on the fun and went to Manchester for a cold, wet weekend of rugby, camaraderie, brotherhood and Queen Elizabeth II’s diamond jubilee in jolly ol’ England.
The Big Peach Softball Tournament was held during Memorial Day weekend in Atlanta, Ga. The event brought together 47 teams in three divisions, all looking to bring home the coveted crystal peach trophy.
Momentum. That’s what the Charlotte Royals now have going into the Bingham Cup during the first weekend of June, by avenging two early season losses.
Welcome back to your Carolina sports review! Here’s what has been going on the past month and what is coming up in the next month. Enjoy!
The first annual Duck Invitational Tournament was held in Atlanta, Sunday, March 11. The event was graciously hosted by the Atlanta Ducks Softball Club in College Park. Teams from Tennessee and Georgia competed in C and D level divisions, in a single elimination style tournament.
QNotes is proud to bring you our new sports feature and would like to introduce its contributor, Jon Hoppel. Hoppel is an active member of the sports community.