Pickens Sentinel- RSS SPORTS Feed http://pickenssentinel.com/section/SPORTS http://pickenssentinel.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:23:53 EST 1800 Study: Develop or acquire players for a winning MLB team? http://pickenssentinel.com/news/home_top-sports/50163223/Study:-Develop-or-acquire-players-for-a-winning-MLB-team CLEMSON — Major League Baseball (MLB) teams should develop players within their organizations at three positions: left fielder, relief pitcher and catcher, according to a new study by Clemson University researchers. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:42:04 EST August is Tree Stand Safety Awareness month http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50314327/August-is-Tree-Stand-Safety-Awareness-month Deer season is gearing up for a new year and that's why the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is partnering with other resources agencies and stakeholders around the nation to note that August is Tree Stand Safety Awareness... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:38:13 EST Late restart catapults Gordon to Michigan victory http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50314629/Late-restart-catapults-Gordon-to-Michigan-victory BROOKLYN, Mich. — So much for restarts being a problem for Jeff Gordon. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:05:02 EST Forgettable day at Michigan for Larson http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50314599/Forgettable-day-at-Michigan-for-Larson BROOKLYN, Mich. — Sunday was a rough day on the track for rookie Kyle Larson.It got worse when he looked at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings after the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:01 EST Chris Buescher claims first career Nationwide win At Mid-Ohio http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50314590/Chris-Buescher-claims-first-career-Nationwide-win-At-Mid-Ohio LEXINGTON, Ohio — The math didn't add up. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:57:03 EST Sauter delivers NASCAR Truck Series win at Michigan http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50314572/Sauter-delivers-NASCAR-Truck-Series-win-at-Michigan BROOKLYN, Mich. — Johnny Sauter's new crew chief started work eight days before Saturday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Careers for Veterans 200.So much for a getting-to-know-you period. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:51:02 EST Tickets available for five USC home tilts http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50317231/Tickets-available-for-five-USC-home-tilts COLUMBIA – Single game football tickets for five University of South Carolina home football games are on sale now to the general public. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:24:02 EST Blue Flame, Green Wave ready to mix it up Friday night http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50324858/Blue-Flame-Green-Wave-ready-to-mix-it-up-Friday-night PICKENS — The Blue Flame and Green Wave will add another chapter to this version of Pickens County's football rivalry to open the 2014 season Aug. 22 with more than bragging rights on the line. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:47:03 EST Liberty ready to take it on the road Friday http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50325028/Liberty-ready-to-take-it-on-the-road-Friday LIBERTY — The Liberty Red Devils are traveling to Iva on Friday to take on the Fighting Tigers for their 2014 season opener against Crescent. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:45:03 EST SWU women’s basketball team returns from Kentucky http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50241189/SWU-womens-basketball-team-returns-from-Kentucky CENTRAL – The Southern Wesleyan University women's basketball team returned from their mission trip in Evarts, Ky., last week. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:24:11 EST Allmendinger stakes Chase claim with thrilling Glen win http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50242850/Allmendinger-stakes-Chase-claim-with-thrilling-Glen-win WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — In a battle between two drivers with everything on the line, AJ Allmendinger held off Marcos Ambrose in breathtaking fashion to win Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at the Glen and claim an almost certain spot in the Chase for... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:24:06 EST Ambrose takes fifth Nationwide Series road course win http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50242500/Ambrose-takes-fifth-Nationwide-Series-road-course-win WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Recovering from an early spin after contact with Kyle Busch's Toyota, Marcos Ambrose held off Busch in the closing laps of Saturday's Zippo 200 at the Glen to win the series-best fifth road course race of his... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:24:04 EST Kurt Busch enjoyed his front-row seat http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50242789/Kurt-Busch-enjoyed-his-front-row-seat WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Sure, Kurt Busch wouldn't have minded too much if AJ Allmendinger and Marcos Ambrose had wrecked each other in the closing laps of Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at the Glen. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:24:03 EST Earnhardt Jr. completes Sprint Cup season sweep at Pocono http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50167318/Earnhardt-Jr.-completes-Sprint-Cup-season-sweep-at-Pocono LONG POND, Pa. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. realized that it took a bit of luck for him to win at Pocono Raceway in June. But he knew his team was firing on all cylinders Sunday when he completed the season sweep. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 13:52:03 EST Keselowski’s late-race strategy propels him to Nationwide win at Iowa Speedway http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50167204/Keselowskis-late-race-strategy-propels-him-to-Nationwide-win-at-Iowa-Speedway NEWTON, Iowa — The well-worn script read something like this: Brad Keselowski swoops in from the sky. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 13:47:02 EST Austin Dillon wins NASCAR Truck Series race at Pocono http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50167111/Austin-Dillon-wins-NASCAR-Truck-Series-race-at-Pocono LONG POND, Pa.—Austin Dillon had to work hard in the final 10 laps, then work overtime to claim his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of the season. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 13:43:04 EST White catfish record broken on Lake Murray http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50089124/White-catfish-record-broken-on-Lake-Murray Charles Earp of West Columbia can take pride in his record breaking white catfish caught June 23, 2014 on Lake Murray. Using Sonny's Bait Dip and a treble hook, Earp's white catfish weighed in at 12-pounds 2.9-ounces. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 12:41:04 EST DNR offers guidelines for dealing with bears http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50008531/DNR-offers-guidelines-for-dealing-with-bears Biologists with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources are reporting increased black bear activity throughout the state, and they urge people to use common sense when encountering these fascinating animals. Tue, 5 Aug 2014 07:18:02 EST Deer lottery hunt applications accepted through Aug. 15 http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50008550/Deer-lottery-hunt-applications-accepted-through-Aug.-15 The S.C. Department of Natural Resources applications period for deer lottery hunts on public lands ends Aug. 15. Mon, 4 Aug 2014 07:22:02 EST Former Miss S.C. selected for College Football Playoff internship http://pickenssentinel.com/news/sports/50008326/Former-Miss-S.C.-selected-for-College-Football-Playoff-internship CLEMSON — Ali Rogers is no stranger to pressure situations. After all, the 22-year-old Clemson University communications studies major has had a large portion of her life played out in the public eye — particularly last year, when she was... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 18:03:05 EST