Pickens Sentinel- RSS SPORTS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/SPORTS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:38:19 EST 1800 Hunter Education classes added to the Upstate http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150649745/Hunter-Education-classes-added-to-the-Upstate All residents and non-residents born after June 30, 1979, must successfully complete a hunter education course that is approved by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources before a hunting license can be obtained. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:48:05 EST Pickens County 10U headed to state championship http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150804446/Pickens-County-10U-headed-to-state-championship The Pickens County 10U Football All-Star team won the SCAP Western District title by defeating Abbeville 14-12. They are playing in the State Championship on Dec. 13 in Myrtle Beach. Kick-off is at 6 p.m. Kneeling are, from the left, Kase Powell,... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:16:03 EST Hendricks signs with SWU, realizes childhood dream http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150717995/Hendricks-signs-with-SWU-realizes-childhood-dream PICKENS — Davis Hendricks of Pickens High School will get to realize a childhood dream after signing a national Letter of Intent to continue her volleyball career. Fri, 5 Dec 2014 14:44:02 EST Banded mourning doves provide vital information to biologists http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50314346/Banded-mourning-doves-provide-vital-information-to-biologists Since 2003, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Section and other partners have taken part in a long-term, multi-state banding project of mourning doves to improve information on dove life history. Thu, 4 Dec 2014 22:45:06 EST Kids Golf Day at SWU a success http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150098962/Kids-Golf-Day-at-SWU-a-success CENTRAL – Thirty-seven young golfers took part in Kid's Golf Day, the first such event held at Southern Wesleyan University, taking place Sept. 20 at the P.B. Wood Golf Practice Facility and the Atcheson Putting Green, located on the... Tue, 2 Dec 2014 12:25:03 EST Preserve fall, winter habitat for quail, rabbits http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150222715/Preserve-fall-winter-habitat-for-quail-rabbits Late fall and winter bring “hard times” for small game species like bobwhite quail and rabbits, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:39:04 EST Waterfowl hunt application process is now open http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150649824/Waterfowl-hunt-application-process-is-now-open The application for waterfowl hunts on Category I Waterfowl Management Areas is now available on the S.C. Department of Natural Resources website at www.dnr.sc.gov/hunting/huntapp.html#applications. Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:43:03 EST Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150566388/Harvicks-first-Sprint-Cup-title-a-total-team-effort HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor's beer in his... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:28:05 EST Newman comes up just short in quest for first Sprint Cup title http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150566483/Newman-comes-up-just-short-in-quest-for-first-Sprint-Cup-title HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Without a victory this season, Ryan Newman couldn't really point fingers at anyone when his heroic quest for a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship came up one position short Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:24:07 EST Catastrophe on pit road ruins Logano’s title run http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150566545/Catastrophe-on-pit-road-ruins-Loganos-title-run HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey Logano sat on pit road in his No. 22 Team Penske Ford for what seemed an eternity, as his crewman tried in vain to get a jack under the left side of the car. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:18:04 EST Crafton first back-to-back champ in CWTS history http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150566627/Crafton-first-back-to-back-champ-in-CWTS-history HOMESTEAD, Fla. – After becoming the first driver to ever win consecutive NASCAR Camping World Truck Series titles, Matt Crafton could talk about making history. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:03:06 EST Easley legend Alvin Dark dies at age 92 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/news-sports/150570241/Easley-legend-Alvin-Dark-dies-at-age-92 EASLEY — Nov. 13 saw the end of a local adopted legend when Alvin Dark passed away in Easley at the age of 92 after years as one of the best multi-sport athletes the United States has ever seen. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:29:03 EST Pickens JV named AAA champs http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150486513/Pickens-JV-named-AAA-champs PICKENS — The Pickens High School junior varsity football team became the South Carolina Western JV 3A Champions for the 2014 season after defeating Belton-Honea Path. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:22:03 EST Kenseth holds off Larson for Nationwide win at Homestead http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150566671/Kenseth-holds-off-Larson-for-Nationwide-win-at-Homestead HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Charging away from a pack of pursuers on the final restart, Matt Kenseth scored his first NASCAR Nationwide Series win since October of last year in Saturday's Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:10:07 EST Wallace holds off pole sitter to win at Homestead http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150566745/Wallace-holds-off-pole-sitter-to-win-at-Homestead HOMESTEAD, Fla. — After breathtaking three-wide racing during the final 20-lap green-flag run, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. held off hard-charging Keystone Light Polesitter Kyle Larson to win Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:52:02 EST Lady Blue Flame claim another state title http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150518755/Lady-Blue-Flame-claim-another-state-title PICKENS — The Pickens Lady Blue Flame has added yet another state championship banner to their volleyball resume under head coach Jennifer Gravely after defeating Hilton Head in four games to claim their sixth state title in Gravely's... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:19:03 EST Wren falls short in state title run http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150567586/Wren-falls-short-in-state-title-run PIEDMONT — A second quarter injury to standout quarterback Kelly Bryant left the high flying Wren (11-1, 7-0) offense grounded as they were unceremoniously bounced from the South Carolina AAA playoffs by visiting Emerald (9-3, 6-1) 24-21 on Nov. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:26:01 EST Green Wave out of playoffs despite win http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150486709/Green-Wave-out-of-playoffs-despite-win GREENVILLE — Despite an impressive win over Greenville on Friday, coaches had to break it to the Easley Green Wave players that the season was over, and the team would not be making the playoffs for the 2014 season. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:29:02 EST Harvick advances to season finale with dominating win at Phoenix http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/150485221/Harvick-advances-to-season-finale-with-dominating-win-at-Phoenix AVONDALE, Ariz. — A victory at Phoenix — and a dominating one at that — was exactly what Kevin Harvick needed to keep his hopes for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship alive. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:57:07 EST A. C. Flora hands Daniel rare first round loss http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/150485676/A.-C.-Flora-hands-Daniel-rare-first-round-loss COLUMBIA — From the opening drive Nov. 7, sixth ranked A. C. Flora (10-1, 4-1) set the tone for the opening round of the AAA playoffs and the Daniel Lions (8-3, 5-2) were never able to offer much in the way of resistance. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:42:01 EST