Pickens Sentinel- RSS SPORTS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/SPORTS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:33:10 EST 1800 Keselowski dominates Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/5270824/Keselowski-dominates-Nationwide-Series-race-at-New-Hampshire LOUDON, N.H. – Taking a deep breath at the winner's podium, Brad Keselowski took a second to savor his dominant Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Keselowski completes New Hampshire weekend sweep http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/5272143/Keselowski-completes-New-Hampshire-weekend-sweep LOUDON, N.H. – For Brad Keselowski, it's beginning to look an awful lot like 2012 when everything went right on the way to a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sunday New Hampshire Notebook http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/5272952/Sunday-New-Hampshire-Notebook LOUDON, N.H. – Perhaps the only driver with a chance to prevent Brad Keselowski from winning Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race was his Team Penske teammate Joey Logano. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SWU offering summer sports camps http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/5142853/SWU-offering-summer-sports-camps CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan University is offering several sports-related summer camps in July. Camp brochures can be found at www.swuathletics.com. Here's a look at the camps: Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kahne’s able with come-from-behind win at Daytona http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/5209284/Kahnes-able-with-come-from-behind-win-at-Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Kasey Kahne and Ryan Sieg were non-factors for much of Friday night's Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Perfect Storm: Almirola’s storybook win a dream come true http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/5211572/Perfect-Storm:-Almirolas-storybook-win-a-dream-come-true DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Aric Almirola loves to work on cars. To race them, he says is a bonus. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Brian France gives midseason state of the sport at Daytona http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/5211642/Brian-France-gives-midseason-state-of-the-sport-at-Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – If NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France could change one thing about 2014 it might be the lousy weather that's haunted the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Late pass gives Harvick Nationwide win at Kentucky http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/5154766/Late-pass-gives-Harvick-Nationwide-win-at-Kentucky SPARTA, Ky. — A late-race pass on Kyle Busch on the final restart of the night awarded Kevin Harvick of JR Motorsports the win Friday night at Kentucky Speedway in the running of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 presented by Drive Sober or... Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kyle Busch wins again at Kentucky Speedway in truck race http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/5154721/Kyle-Busch-wins-again-at-Kentucky-Speedway-in-truck-race SPARTA, Ky. — Kyle Busch scored his sixth consecutive NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in Thursday night's UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway. Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Keselowski wins from the pole at Kentucky Speedway http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/5154826/Keselowski-wins-from-the-pole-at-Kentucky-Speedway SPARTA, Ky. — Brad Keselowski climbed six positions over the final 47 laps to pick up his second win of the season in dominating fashion in Saturday night's Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway. Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sports Announcements http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/5158768/Sports-Announcements Summer Day Camps 2014 Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/5065776/ Caleb Roberts of Liberty High School was selected to All-State by the S.C. Baseball Coaches Association and was also selected to play in the North South All-Star game. He is shown with LHS baseball coach Scott Kerwin. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Green Wave baseball program gets new leader http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-sports/4988021/Green-Wave-baseball-program-gets-new-leader EASLEY — Success breeds success, at least that's what Easley High School Athletics Director Gil Payne is hoping for with the recent addition of a new baseball coach for the Green Wave. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Landowners learned techniques of improving quail habitat http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4720724/Landowners-learned-techniques-of-improving-quail-habitat HAMPTON COUNTY — Quail populations have declined significantly in South Carolina and across the Southeast, but an ongoing project of the state natural resources agency may help stabilize numbers of the bird often referred to as the “Prince... Tue, 3 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Winners announced in Crime Stoppers golf tourney http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4720745/Winners-announced-in-Crime-Stoppers-golf-tourney WALHALLA — The Oconee County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of Oconee County Inc. announced the winners of the 2014 Crime Stoppers of Oconee County Golf Tournament held May 1 at Oconee Country Club in Seneca. Tue, 3 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST New research could lead to safer football helmets http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4285503/New-research-could-lead-to-safer-football-helmets CLEMSON — Growing concerns about brain trauma from playing football have led to a new pact between Clemson University and two companies that could change the materials used to make helmets. Tue, 3 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Garrett, Carpenter nab NCCAA Academic Honors http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4816624/Garrett-Carpenter-nab-NCCAA-Academic-Honors CENTRAL — The National Christian College Athletics Association has announced their Scholar Athletes in the sport of softball with two Southern Wesleyan student-athletes honored. Tue, 27 May 2014 00:01:00 EST Fela named NCCAA All-American http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4816655/Fela-named-NCCAA-All-American CENTRAL — The National Christian College Athletic Association announced their yearly awards this week with Southern Wesleyan's Lizzie Fela taking home All-American honors. Tue, 27 May 2014 00:01:00 EST SWU adds Georgia State transfer to roster http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/4727193/SWU-adds-Georgia-State-transfer-to-roster CENTRAL – Southern Wesleyan Men's Basketball Coach Charles Wimphrie didn't waste time fixing the concerns he had for the Warriors lack of consistency at the point guard position this past season. Tue, 27 May 2014 00:01:00 EST Sports Announcements http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/4855666/Sports-Announcements Rec football registration Tue, 27 May 2014 00:01:00 EST