Pickens Sentinel- RSS SPORTS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/SPORTS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:27:30 EST 1800 Rookie Elliott wins at Darlington, tames ‘The Lady In Black’ http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4469370/Rookie-Elliott-wins-at-Darlington-tames-The-Lady-In-Black DARLINGTON — It was clearly a case of David vs. Goliath when rookie Chase Elliott took on the legendary Darlington Raceway — the track known as “Too Tough To Tame” — and slayed it with vengeance. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Harvick goes from pole to Victory Lane at Southern 500 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4469407/Harvick-goes-from-pole-to-Victory-Lane-at-Southern-500 DARLINGTON — It started with the Pole Award and ended with the champion's trophy. That's how strong Kevin Harvick's #4 Budweiser Chevrolet was at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST SWU to dedicate new track April 9 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4108602/SWU-to-dedicate-new-track-April-9 CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University will dedicate and name its new track at 4 p.m. April 9. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/announcements-sports/4114788/ Pickens YMCA baseball registration Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4108737/ Lavenia Frances Mosley, 15, killed her first turkey on opening day with a pump shotgun. Mosley lives in Pickens and attends Pickens High School. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST PWA’s Azalea Festival comes with new course this year http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/3985691/PWAs-Azalea-Festival-comes-with-new-course-this-year PICKENS – The eighth annual Pickens Women Association Azalea Festival 5K Run/Walk will be held April 19 with a start time of 8 a.m. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Easley softball finishes second in tournament http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4108481/Easley-softball-finishes-second-in-tournament AIKEN — After losing its first Region 1-AAAA game of the season last Friday, the Easley High School softball team rebounded strong and finished second in its division at the Triple Crown Invitational in Aiken. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Will student-athletes have the ‘GPA to Play’ for the NCAA in 2016? http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/3796425/Will-student-athletes-have-the-GPA-to-Play-for-the-NCAA-in-2016 CLEMSON — Middle and high school coaches, administrators, counselors, teachers, parents and student-athletes can learn about the changes that will effect eligibility for the NCAA at the “GPA to Play” Athletic Eligibility Conference... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Spring turkey hunters should order tags now for upcoming season http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/3985075/Spring-turkey-hunters-should-order-tags-now-for-upcoming-season The S.C. Department of Natural Resources recently mailed turkey tags for the 2014 spring season. Those who have not received them should order tags now so they will receive them before the season opens. Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Anaya, Waters and Gilbert honored for academic success http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4048875/Anaya-Waters-and-Gilbert-honored-for-academic-success CENTRAL — Three Southern Wesleyan women's basketball players were named to the Southern States All-Academic team and Michelle Anaya was also named an NCCAA Scholar Athlete. Anaya was joined by Chelsie Waters and Shelby Gilbert on the SSAC... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Solomon named NAIA and NCCAA Honorable Mention All-American http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4048656/Solomon-named-NAIA-and-NCCAA-Honorable-Mention-All-American CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan's Cameron Solomon was named as an honorable mention All-American by both the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) after his... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Waters, Perkins named NCCAA Honorable Mention All-Americans http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4048601/Waters-Perkins-named-NCCAA-Honorable-Mention-All-Americans CENTRAL — Christiana Perkins and Chelsie Waters have been named honorable mention All-Americans by the National Christian College Athletic Association in women's basketball. The duo helped lead Southern Wesleyan to the NCCAA National... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Benefits of prescribed burning are many, but managers finding it harder to burn http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/3985115/Benefits-of-prescribed-burning-are-many-but-managers-finding-it-harder-to-burn The use of prescribed fire as a land management tool has deep and ancient roots in South Carolina's heritage. However, conducting prescribed burns is becoming increasingly challenging due to a variety of factors, according to a state wildlife... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tri-County’s Spring Open golf tournament is April 25 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/3948402/Tri-Countys-Spring-Open-golf-tournament-is-April-25 PENDLETON — The Tri-County Technical College Alumni Association's Spring Open golf tournament will be April 25 at Brookstone Meadows in Anderson. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Warriors dropped in NCCAA Quarterfinals http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/3983434/Warriors-dropped-in-NCCAA-Quarterfinals WINONA LAKE, Ind. – Southern Wesleyan stayed with Union (Tenn.) for the first 25 minutes before the Lady Bulldogs pulled away for a 79-61 win in the quarterfinals of the NCCAA National Tournament hosted by Grace College. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Split squad track takes team to Florida and Georgia http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/3983692/Split-squad-track-takes-team-to-Florida-and-Georgia Southern Wesleyan track and field competed in two meets this weekend, one in Florida and one in Georgia. Some members of the team went to the FSU Relays in Tallahassee, Fla. while others traveled just down the road to Atlanta for the Emory... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/3988339/ Adult co-ed volleyball leagues Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST SWU wins one, drops game two to Brewton-Parker http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/3983712/SWU-wins-one-drops-game-two-to-Brewton-Parker MT VERNON, Ga. – After the offense led the way in game one, pitching and defense dominated game two as the Warriors split a double dip with Brewton-Parker on Saturday. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Late rally gives Warriors Saturday split with Hornets http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/3983698/Late-rally-gives-Warriors-Saturday-split-with-Hornets CENTRAL – After suffering a lopsided loss in game one the Warriors rallied for an extra inning win in game two to split the doubleheader with No. 17 Southern Poly State on Saturday. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Warriors upend Grace, take 7th at NCCAA Tourney http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/3983736/Warriors-upend-Grace-take-7th-at-NCCAA-Tourney WINONA LAKE, Ind. – Southern Wesleyan women's basketball season came to a close on Friday evening as the Warriors took 7th place in the NCCAA Tournament with a 73-72 victory over the hosts, Grace College. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST