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Ed Jenson
March 27, 2017 - 3:53 pm
The Final 4 is coming to 106.3 WORD...Hear Westwood One’s live coverage of both Final 4 NCAA games this Saturday night. In the opener at 6, South Carolina will try to keep their dream season alive as they will meet Gonzaga. Then in the nightcap, North Carolina will face Oregon. ESPN UPSTATE will...
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Seth Stokes
March 27, 2017 - 9:24 am
GREENVILLE, SC – MARCH 27, 2017 – ESPN Upstate’s Mark Sturgis, host of Straight Up With Sturg (weekdays, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.), has been named the 2016 South Carolina Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association’s (NSMA) and will be honored at the 58th Annual NSMA’s Awards on June...
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Ed Jenson
March 26, 2017 - 5:43 pm
Sindarius Thornwell scored 26 points and South Carolina earned its first trip to the Final Four with a 77-70 victory over Florida on Sunday. The seventh-seeded Gamecocks (26-10) used their trademark swarming defense and some solid free throw shooting to beat their fellow Southeastern Conference...
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Ed Jenson
March 21, 2017 - 11:47 am
A man and woman are facing charges in connection to fake NCAA tickets sold this past weekend in Greenville. 21 year old Malik Barnes of New York and 25 year old Ashley Smith of Georgia were both arrested in the incident. According to the police report, a man said he met with Barnes who was offering...
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Ed Jenson
March 20, 2017 - 5:53 pm
The NCAA tournament wrapped up in Greenville Sunday night and it looks like the economic numbers were strong. David Montgomery with VisitGreenvillesc said the tourney should bring in over $4.5 Milllion. Montgomery said their confident the tourney will be back after a strong showing The NCAA is...
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Ed Jenson
March 20, 2017 - 5:36 pm
Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will start his professional baseball career in South Carolina... The New York Mets announced Monday that Tebow will open the season with the Columbia Fireflies of the South Atlantic League..Tebow signed with the Mets on September 8th.. “Tim Tebow will bring...
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Ed Jenson
March 20, 2017 - 10:50 am
Clemson University's head basketball coach Brad Brownell will return to lead the team in the 2017-2018 season. Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich released a statement Monday stating Brownell would remain as the men's basketball team's head coach. The Tigers lost in the first round of the NIT...
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