Augusta, Ga July 17, 2016- It is all about who got soul, at the Georgia Soul’s final game of the season. The team shows appreciation to their fans as they close out their regular WBCBL season, moving forward as the #1 seed in their region, holding a 9-3 record. “We have had a great first season, and we wouldn’t be where we are without our fans, they are our support system, when we are at home and at away games. It is great to know that each game there are people supporting and cheering for us,” says Owner Ernesia Wright, on Sunday’s game held at Glenn Hills High School.
Marco’s Pizza was the proud sponsor for the Georgia Soul’s Fan Appreciation game, where they awarded the first 10 fans entering the game a free XL pizza. To continue with the theme, The Georgia soul gave fans raffle tickets as they swarmed in to the game, where a few lucky fans were able to win one a $10 gift certificate to one of the popular popcorn spots in Hephzibah, GA called Pop n’ Stop. Fans rushed down from the stands to receive their prize as several raffles were drawn during the game. During halftime, there was one talented Georgia Soul fan, out of 15, to make the half-court shot to when the $30.00 in gift certificates for Pop’n Stop.
With the excitement and high energy coming from the fans who filled the bleachers, The Georgia Soul came out on top of their opponents, the Winston-Salem Lady Warcats, 88-70. Lacoya Terry led the soul with 20pts and Rashay Rawls had a double-double with 12pts and 14rbs.
For more information on the Georgia Soul, the game schedule, and purchasing tickets, visit www.georgiasoulbasketball.com.
If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Ernesia Wright at (706) 755-8059 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Champions Partnering with The OC Charity
To Bring SCA Awareness to the Charlotte Community
Charlotte, N.C. - Charlotte Invasion is more than just a national championship basketball team. This hometown team is focused on mobilizing players to become community resource ambassadors in addition to champions! The 2016 season has proven to be the most exciting yet as they embark on new partnerships with organizations throughout Charlotte. The belief that being a champion is a way of life is integral in the Charlotte Invasion organization.
The Omar Carter Charity is committed to raising awareness to help the public become more familiar with what Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is, how it affects people, and how we can equip them with the training possible to save lives. Although October is officially Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, the OC Charity raises awareness all year long. They utilize partnerships to host events that engage the community in cardiovascular health issues making it possible and convenient to learn CPR, obtain free physicals, and have access to blood pressure checks.
Charlotte Invasion and The OC Charity will come together once again to teach Compression Only CPR to the Charlotte community during halftime of the Saturday, July 9th Charlotte Invasion game against the Virginia Lady Warriors. The mission of these two organizations collide in awareness, education and promotion of maintaining a heart healthy lifestyle. This is only one of several events these organizations partner on throughout the year to bring SCA awareness to Charlotte and beyond. The game starts at 2pm.
For more information on sponsorship opportunities or team information, please visit our website at www.charlotteinvasion.com or call our Director of Marketing, Alexis Davis at (919) 673-6736. For information on SCA Awareness or the OC Charity, visitwww.omarcarterfoundation.org.
About Charlotte Invasion:
Our purpose is to collectively mobilize our team to community resource ambassadors to create leadership development opportunities for young women to exhibit everyday excellence. Secondly, to provide educational outreach to athletes, team members, and supporters on promoting, achieving and maintaining a healthy heart and lifestyle.
The month of June has been hot for the 3-1 South Carolina Storm. As the SC Storm continues their win streak, the feeling in the atmosphere is very optimistic. Peaking at the right time, veterans Sarah Lyon and Toni Jones has stepped up through some tough times. The Storm’s next contest is against the Conyers Rockets, on July 9th in Greenville SC.
Second year players, Aubany Thomas, Kristen Dickerson and first year additions Shantae Robinson, Chelsey Johnson, Kim Roach, Kelly Stewart and Shiranda Jeter, have brought some pride to the Upstate of SC.
“Winning 2 region games has helped us move from the bottom, into a tie for 2nd place with I-26 rival the Capital City Cougars. As we move into the last stretch of the season, First year players Christina DeWitt, Mikala Scott, and Cee Hunter will be back and healthy for the WBCBL Atlantic Regional tournament run. Finishing at the line, playing tough team defense, and staying together is what makes the silver and black HOOP PHI STRONG!”