NCFC & NC Courage

Luke DeCock

Dramatic Major League Soccer stadium plan faces dramatic challenges

The fate of the gorgeous, $150 million stadium – the keystone of North Carolina FC’s MLS expansion bid – and everything it could do for downtown Raleigh now hinges on the whim of the N.C. General Assembly, which will have to sanction the sale of the state land where the stadium will go while welcoming a new, imposing neighbor to the state government campus.

Cary's Zack Schilawski turns from professional soccer to law

Cary's Zack Schilawski was one of the Carolina RailHawks' best players when, at age 27, he decided to walk away from the game and attend law school.
Luke DeCock ldecock@newsobserver.com