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Swamp Rabbits sign affiliation with Hurricanes
JUN 27, 2019

Swamp Rabbits sign affiliation with Hurricanes

The Greenville Swamp Rabbits have entered an affiliation agreement  with the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). 

The Swamp Rabbits will serve as the development destination for the Hurricanes' prospects as they look to rise through the ranks to the NHL level by being part of North America's double-A hockey league, the ECHL. The Charlotte Checkers is the Hurricanes' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate.

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Gibson wins BMW Pro-Am, earns PGA TOUR card
JUN 9, 2019

Rhein Gibson is the BMW Charity Pro-Am tournament champion, earning $126,000 for the win and securing his 2019-2020 PGA TOUR card.
 

• Final scores

Rhein Gibson from Edmond, Okla., is the BMW Charity Pro-Am tournament champion, earning $126,000 for the win. Gibson finished the tournament 21-under-par 193.

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Miller has stroke lead after BMW Pro-Am suspended third round
JUN 8, 2019

Michael Miller will carry a one-stroke lead into Sunday to begin his third and final round of the BMW Charity Pro-Am.
 

Saturday scores

• Sunday’s tee times

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Ventura leads BMW Pro-Am, weather suspends 2nd round
JUN 7, 2019

Norwegian Kristoffer Ventura birdied five of his final six holes at The Cliffs Valley to take a one-stroke lead during a rain-shortened second round at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.
 

• Friday scores

• Saturday tee times

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Covello, Martin, Harmon share BMW Pro-Am lead
JUN 7, 2019

Brett Farve, former NFL quarterback, was a big draw playing at Thornblade Club Thursday.
 

• First round scores 

• Friday's tee times

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BMW Charity Pro-Am begins today at Thornblade, Cliffs Valley
JUN 6, 2019

The BMW Charity Pro-Am begins today at host Thornblade Club in Greer and Cliffs Valley in Travelers Rest.

This year will mark the 27th of the BMW Pro-Am and the 12th year that Thornblade Club will serve as the host course.

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Burroughs wins fishing tournament
MAY 13, 2019

Jason Burroughs said he focused on shallow red clay points and small pebble rock points to win his third career victory on Lake Hartwell in the Bass Fishing League competition. 
 
 

Boater Jason Burroughs of Hodges, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 16 pounds to win $3,572 and the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Hartwell

“I caught them targeting the blueback herring spawn,” said Burroughs, who earned his third career victory on Lake Hartwell in BFL competition. “It’s the very, very tail end of their spawn. The bite was extremely good in April, but it’s gotten tough. There’s only a few of us trying to do it and its fading fast.”

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Limestone hires former USC Upstate coach Kyle Perry
MAY 10, 2019

Kyle Perry has been named head men's basketball coach at Limestone College.
 
 

Former USC Upstate head coach and longtime assistant Kyle Perry has been hired as Limestone College head men's basketball coach.

Perry spent nine seasons with the USC Upstate, including one year as the head coach.

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Baseball player from Upstate collapses at practice, dies
APR 1, 2019

A baseball player with ties to North Greenville University and former standout at Travelers Rest High School collapsed and died Friday.

Parker Neff, 21 died after collapsing on the field during practice at USC Salkehatchie on March 29, confirmed the Allendale County Coroner.

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Meals on Wheels golf tournament registration, sponsorships open
JAN 30, 2019

Meals on Wheels golf tournament registration, sponsorships open

The 22nd annual Dick Brooks Honda Meals on Wheels Invitational benefiting Greer Community Ministries’ (GCM) Meals on Wheels will be Friday, May 10, at Greer Country Club.

The golf tournament includes two shotgun starts at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Lunch will be served to all participants poolside and cash prizes will be awarded for the top three teams in both the morning and afternoon rounds. Prizes will also be given to contest winners including Hole in One, Closest to the Pin, and Closest to the Line.

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Bass tournament April 6 at Lake Robinson
JAN 28, 2019

Bass tournament April 6 at Lake Robinson

A bass fishing tournament is scheduled April 6 at Lake Robinson. It’s the second year the Greer Centennial Lions Club has hosted the tournament that is a fundraising event for community projects.

Proceeds from the tournament will be used for the Chandler Creek Elementary vision voucher program the club is sponsoring and based on the success of the fishing tournament, may allow the program to be expanded to other schools.

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McAbee is National Merit Finalist
JAN 24, 2019

Carson McAbee, a senior at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Greenville, has been named a 2018 National Merit Finalist.
 

Carson McAbee, a senior at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Greenville, has been named a 2018 National Merit Finalist.

McAbee, from Greer, is among students who scored in the top one percent of scores from the 1.6 million U.S. high school students who took the PSAT and NMSQT.

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Eastside dominates Greer wrestlers
JAN 16, 2019

Eastside's Jordie White has Greer wrestler Alexander tied up seconds before recording a pin Wednesday night at Eastside.
 
 

Eastside beat Greer 72-9 in a Region II AAAA dual wrestling match Wednesday night at Eastside High School.

The Eagles won all its matches by pins. Greer’s points were recorded when Eastside forfeited at 138 and the Yellow Jackets earned one decision.

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Clemson fans celebrate Tigers' national championship
JAN 12, 2019

Clemson fans celebrate Tigers' national championship

Clemson University head football coach Dabo Swinney hoisted the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Coaches’ national championship trophy, and All-American Christian Wilkins tossed doughnuts and sported a victory cigar as thousands of fans celebrated the national champions during a parade through Clemson Saturday.

As some seniors hoisted the iconic Waterford Crystal football awarded to the national champion Sweeney reminded them not to drop it – it cost $50,000.

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Clemson visiting White House Monday
JAN 11, 2019

Clemson visiting White House Monday

Clemson will be traveling to the White House on Monday, according to President Donald Trump.

Clemson beat Alabama, 44-13, Monday night to win its second national championship in three years.

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Clemson wins national championship
JAN 7, 2019

Trevor Lawrence and Travis Etienne Jr. celebrate a touchdown in Clemson's dominating win over Alabama for the national championship Monday.
 

Clemson gave Alabama a whipping Monday night to win its second national football championship in three years, 44-16, in Santa Clara, Calif.

Clemson becomes the first team in the modern era to finish 15-0.

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Sporting goods stores will sell championship T-shirts
JAN 7, 2019

Sporting goods stores will sell championship T-shirts

Academy Sports and DICK'S Sporting Goods will sell championship T-shirts right after game if Clemson wins tonight.

Two upstate sporting goods stores will sell national championship T-shirts immediately after the game if the Clemson wins tonight.

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Clemson fans have new nonstop options from GSP
DEC 31, 2018

Clemson fans have new nonstop options from GSP

Clemson fans planning trips to San Jose, Calif., to watch the Tigers play for the national title have nonstop flight options from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP).

Delta Air Lines and American Airlines each added one nonstop flight from GSP to San Jose International Airport (SJC) before the Clemson Tigers rematch with the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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Braxton Collins signs with Old Dominion
DEC 19, 2018

Braxton Collins signed to play his college football with Old Dominion University.
 

Greer High School wide receiver Braxton Collins was among Wednesday’s high school athletes signing during college football’s early signing period.

Collins will play for Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Va.), which competes in Conference USA.

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Youth soccer coach arrested for criminal sexual assault with a minor, YMCA responds
DEC 11, 2018

Eduardo Mendoza
 

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 41 year-old, Eduardo Mendoza for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor 3rd degree.

Investigators received a report on Nov. 23, 20, regarding Mendoza inappropriately touching an athlete while working in his capacity as a youth soccer coach for the YMCA, located at 100 Adams Mill Road, in Simpsonville.

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