Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Drive with Mark Panichelli 1-15-13

Tuesday on the Drive…we start counting down to Saturday Night when the Carolina Hurricanes season FINALLY gets underway…head coach of the Canes Kirk Muller stops by…we recap the woeful Bobcts most recent loss…preview tonights upcoming Wake Forest – Clemson game & So much more !

The Drive with Mark Panichelli 1-14-13

Happy Monday Sports Fans….New Bern Sun Journal Sports writer Jordan Honeycutt joins Mark in studio to discuss the NC State Wolfpack’s win over top ranked Duke….The Heels win over Florida State and other ACC Hoops…plus the Ravens suprise upset over the Broncos, The Niners & Patriots roll and the finish Atlanta managed after the Seahawks rally….and so much more ….it’s just another Monday on “The Drive”

The Drive with Mark Panichelli 1-10-13

On Thursday’s episode of “The Drive” Mark discusses the effect Ryan Kelly’s injury might have on the Duke Blue Devils…Local Football standout , New Bern’s Bra’Lon Cherry enrolls early at NC State, West Craven Wrestling….Why Dallas Cowboy owner Jerry Jones should fire himself as GM… The Baseball Hall of Morality & Judgement…..ECU Pirate IMG Radio Network Color analyst- Si Seymour calls in to talk Pirate Hoops…Last night’s ACC Round up, including NC State Head Basketball coach Mark Gottfried after the Pack win over Georgia Tech and…..a preview of tonight’s Miami-North Carolina game

The Drive with Mark Panichelli BCS Championship Xtra

The Drive was so packed today that we went a little past our scheduled 6pm EST closing and with good reason…. Former West Craven Eagle & Notre Dame Running Back Lee Becton calls us live from Sun Life Stadium the site of tonights BCS Title game to talk some College Football

The Drive with Mark Panichelli 1-7-13

The BCS Championship is tonight and New Bern Sun Journal Sports Writer – Jordan Honeycutt joins Mark to discuss #1 Notre Dame vs #2 Alabama…Plus how can we resist talking ACC Hoops with the opening weekend in the books and of course the NFL Playoffs are set for round two , Mark & Jordan will discuss RGIII, the Redskins exit and so much more…..

The Drive with Mark Panichelli 1-4-13

Our Friday show is action packed … Fox Eastern Carolina News anchor & WCTI TV12’s Brian North  and The Sun Journal Sports duo of editor Adam Thompson & writer Jordan Honeycutt , all join Mark to discuss this weekend’s NFL Playoffs, ACC Hoops , College and even High School Football and so much more ……..

The Drive with Mark Panichelli 1-3-13

On this Thursday edition of “The Drive” we talk ECU Hoops with IMG-ECU Pirate Basketball Color Analyst Si Seymour…Mark & Si recap Wednesday’s overtime loss to Campbell as well as discuss the upcoming NC Weslyan and Conference USA opener on the road vs Memphis….

Mark also discusses Louisville’s suprise Sugar Bowl victory over Florida, the pros & cons of the Carolina Panthers keeping and/or firing current head coach Ron Rivera….& So much more


The Drive with Mark Panichelli 1-2-13

It is a Wednesday- Hump Day edition of “The Drive ” and it’s the first show of the new year…. Mark is joined in studio by New Bern Sun Journal Sports Writer – Jordan Honeycutt to discuss the final “Drive Top 5” of the College Football Season, recapping the New Year’s Day Bowl festivities , NFL Coaches getting the axe and the debate over whether Minnesota Viking RB Adrian Peterson or Denver Bronco QB Peyton Manning deserve the NFL’s MVP and/or Comeback player of the year awards as well as the Top Rookie Honor…who should get it ? RG3, Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson or Alfred Morris ?

Plus the voice of Campbell Athletics – Chris Hemeyer calls in to preview tonights ECU vs Campbell Basketball game in Williams Arena in Minges Coliseum.