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Ed Jenson
July 19, 2017 - 6:36 pm
The Carolina Panthers 2017 Summer Training Camp opens Wednesday, July 26, at Wofford College’s Gibbs Stadium with the annual Training Camp Kickoff Party. The celebration is from 4:30 to 9 p.m., with the team practice scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; gates open at 4 p.m. The Training Camp Kickoff...
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Seth Stokes
July 17, 2017 - 1:12 pm
Carolina Panthers Owner/Founder Jerry Richardson announced Monday that General Manager Dave Gettleman has been relieved of his duties. Gettleman had been general manager of the Panthers since 2013. “After much thought and a long evaluation of our football operations, I have decided to relieve Dave...
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Seth Stokes
July 14, 2017 - 6:00 am
In late June, the Upward Stars Upstate 18 Corey volleyball team won the AAU National Championships in the 18 premier division in Orlando. It was an exciting victory and the culmination of a lot of hard work by the players to end their club careers on a high note. I had the privilege of sitting down...
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Patrick Gentry
July 13, 2017 - 1:37 pm
Deshaun Watson who quarterbacked Clemson to its first national championship in 35 years has become the first Tiger in school history to win an ESPY. Watson was named best male college athlete at the ESPN awards banquet in Los Angeles last night. Here is the complete ESPY winners list: Breakthrough...
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Ed Jenson
June 30, 2017 - 10:56 am
Mark Kingston is South Carolina’s new baseball coach. The USC Board of Trustees Friday morning approved a contract for Kingston. Kingston comes to Carolina following a three-year stint as the head coach at USF. He compiled a 100-78-1 record while in Tampa, helping the Bulls to a pair of NCAA...
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Ed Jenson
June 25, 2017 - 9:16 pm
Columbia Fireflies outfielder Tim Tebow is going back to Florida. The New York Mets announced Sunday that the 29-year-old will be promoted to the Class A-Advanced St. Lucie Mets. Heading into Sunday's matchup with Kannapolis, Tebow had appeared in 63 games and was hitting .222 with 3 home runs. The...
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Seth Stokes
June 14, 2017 - 9:32 am
Tim Tebow is in town with his Columbia Fireflies for a three-game series against the Greenville Drive. He met with the Greenville media yesterday afternoon. WORD was on hand for his comments. Video of Tebow Mania Hits Greenville The hometown Drive was victorious over Tebow and the Fireflies 5-4...
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Ed Jenson
June 12, 2017 - 8:02 am
Tim Tebow and the Columbia Fireflies will play the Greenville Drive at Fluor Field for a three-game series starting Tuesday. Tebow, who won the Heisman in 2007 and had a brief stint in the NFL, announced last year that he would pursue pro baseball. In September, he signed a contract with the New...
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Ed Jenson
June 06, 2017 - 11:55 pm
Chad Holbrook has made the decision to resign his duties as head baseball coach at the University of South Carolina effective immediately and pursue other opportunities, it was announced Tuesday night. “I want to thank our fans, players, coaching staff and everyone that touched Carolina baseball,”...
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Ed Jenson
June 01, 2017 - 2:30 pm
Clemson Junior outfielder Reed Rohlman of Moore has been named a second-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball. It was the second time Rohlman earned All-America honors, as he was a third-team selection as a freshman in 2015. As a First-Team All-ACC selection in 2017, Rohlman is hitting .375 with...
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