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Monday, February 9, 2009

Big week in soccer opens ...

Posted by on Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 11:11 AM


click to enlarge RailHawks coach Martin Rennie, seen at the December tryouts
  • RailHawks coach Martin Rennie, seen at the December tryouts

... and we're not even talking about the USA-Mexico friendly qualifier set for Wed. Feb. 11 (which conveniently starts and finishes before the Other Big Game that night).

Nope, today is opening day for the Carolina RailHawks preseason training camp. As I type, the team has been going at it on a gorgeous, precociously verdant morning at the WakeMed soccer complex.

We're told that in addition to the players that have popped up on this blog in recent weeks, such "recent college graduates like UNC’s Michael Callahan, Garry Lewis and Brian Shriver, and NC State’s El Hadj Cisse’" will also be evaluated.  

Check back in this space later in the week for a report. Correspondent Chris Gaffney and I hope to get over to Cary to watch a session.

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