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Entertainment, sports and recreation news and events for Greenville, South Carolina including the Greenville Little Theatre (GLT) and more.

Splish Splash 2 at Greenville Little Theatre

Splish Splash 2 at Greenville Little Theatre

Splish Splash 2 GREENVILLE, SC July 14, 2014 – The Greenville Little Theatre (GLT) is excited to present Splish Splash 2 August 14 -17.  The rockin’ tribute to the 1950s is back; it will be an unforgettable night of music from that fabulous decade!  GLT’s incredible upstate talent performs such songs as Splish Splash, Summertime Blues, Book of Love, Great Balls of Fire, Mack The Knife, and much, much more! There will be 4 performances only; don’t miss this unforgettable musical journey through the 50s! Tickets prices are $30 with discounts available for seniors, children, and groups of ten or more. Show dates are August 14-16 at 8 pm and Sunday  August 17 at 3 pm. Please phone the Box Office, 864-233-6238 or visit our […]

Will Starke Finishes Tied for Fifth at Carolinas Amateur

Will Starke Finishes Tied for Fifth at Carolinas Amateur

GREENVILLE, SC July 13, 2014 — South Carolina junior Will Starke fired a final-round 68 (-4) on Sunday at Greenville Country Club to finish tied for fifth at the 100th Carolinas Amateur Championship. Starke wrapped up the event with a 72-hole total of 286 (-2) to finish three strokes back of first place. A native of Chapin, S.C., Starke carded rounds of 74, 70 and 74 in the first three rounds before making a move into the top 10 with his 68 on Sunday. The championship, which is conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association, had a field of 144 golfers from North and South Carolina. NESMITH, HUSKEY COME UP SHORT OF TOP 20 AT THE PLAYERS AMATEUR At Bluffton, S.C., […]

Gamecocks Football: Lattimore Scholarship Established

Gamecocks Football: Lattimore Scholarship Established

GREENVILLE, SC June 26, 2014 – The University of South Carolina Athletics Department has announced the receipt of a gift presented to the Garnet Way Campaign, establishing an endowed football scholarship honoring former Gamecock running back Marcus Lattimore. The endowment will provide a scholarship each year, given by the David Glenn Family from Greenville, S.C., and will be awarded each year to a deserving football walk-on student-athlete. Like Lattimore, the recipients shall be of the highest character and integrity while exhibiting exemplary leadership skills. “Marcus has been an inspiration to many, including our family,” said David Glenn. “It is our pleasure to give this gift to the athletics’ program in his honor.” After a stellar high school career at Byrnes […]

Greenville Drive: Playcation Package Returns on Wednesday, July 2nd

Greenville Drive: Playcation Package Returns on Wednesday, July 2nd

Package includes 4 tickets to Drive game plus 4 passes to The Children’s Museum of the Upstate, The Greenville Zoo and Greenville County Rec Waterparks/Pavilion   Greenville, SC June 23, 2014 – The Greenville Drive’s Playcation promotion has proven to be a huge hit in the Upstate since its founding in 2011.  The Drive’s first playcation package of the 2014 season produced a sold out event on June 4th, including a Drive game attendance record of 7,176 fans.   As a result of this early success, the Drive have been working with its Playcation partners to set another date for 2014. The Drive, along with The Children’s Museum of the Upstate, the Greenville Zoo and Greenville County Rec Waterparks and Pavilion, […]

Jonathan Aro Added to SAL All-Star Game

Jonathan Aro Added to SAL All-Star Game

Jantzen Witte now starting at first base for the Southern Division GREENVILLE, SC June 14, 2014 – Greenville Drive right-hander Jonathan Aro has been added to the Southern Division roster for Tuesday’s South Atlantic League All-Star Game in Hickory, the league announced on Saturday. Aro has posted dominant numbers out of the Drive bullpen in 2014, going 1-0 with a 1.76 ERA and five saves in 17 appearances.  In 41 innings, he has allowed just 21 hits and 13 walks while striking out 47 and holding opposing hitters to a .150 average. He becomes the seventh member of the Drive headed to Hickory for the All-Star festivities, joining catcher Jake Romanski, infielders Carlos Asuaje and Jantzen Witte, and pitcher Joe […]

Charlotte Hornets To Play Preseason Home Game In Greenville, South Carolina For First Time

Charlotte Hornets To Play Preseason Home Game In Greenville, South Carolina For First Time

HORNETS TO PLAY PRESEASON HOME GAME IN GREENVILLE, SC, FOR FIRST TIME CHARLOTTE, NC June 11, 2014 – Hornets Sports & Entertainment President & COO Fred Whitfield today announced the Hornets will play a regional home contest in Greenville, SC, for the first time as part of the team’s 2014 preseason schedule.  Presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the Hornets will take on the Washington Wizards on Friday, October 10, at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.  The game will tip off at 7:00 p.m. “As we transition to the Charlotte Hornets, we continue to look for opportunities to bring NBA basketball to cities across the Carolinas,” said Whitfield. “We are pleased to be playing in Greenville […]

Nunez, Fowler Homer to Secure RiverDogs Road Win

Nunez, Fowler Homer to Secure RiverDogs Road Win

Charleston opens seven-game trip with victory at Greenville GREENVILLE, SC June 9, 2014 – A three-run rally in the first inning was later accompanied by home runs for Reymond Nunez and Dustin Fowler in a 6-2 Charleston RiverDogs win at the Greenville Drive on Monday night at Fluor Field at the West End in South Atlantic League action. Charleston improves to 29-35 while Greenville drops to 30-33. The RiverDogs take a 1-0 lead in this three-game series with a victory in the opener. The RiverDogs jumped out to a 3-0 advantage in the top of the first inning. Greenville’s Trey Ball walked Michael O’Neill and Tyler Wade to begin the game. Aaron Judge doubled to score O’Neill for the first […]

Fluor Field to Host HBCU Classic Presented by Michelin, N.A. on Friday

Fluor Field to Host HBCU Classic Presented by Michelin, N.A. on Friday

First pitch at 7:00 PM between Benedict College and Paine College Greenville, SC April 16, 2014 – On Friday, April 18th, the Drive and Michelin will join forces to pay tribute to a man that has made the most significant impact on the game of baseball – Jackie Robinson – with the 6th Annual HBCU Classic at Fluor Field. This special game will begin at 7 PM, when the Benedict College Tigers will take on the Paine College Lions. Both schools are recognized Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).  Tickets are $8 for open seating in the box seats, with 25% of the proceeds going to support the colleges’ athletic programs. “Jackie Robinson did so much for the game of […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am Brings Back Celebrity Walk of Fame

BMW Charity Pro-Am Brings Back Celebrity Walk of Fame

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Brings Celebrity Walk of Fame Back to Downtown Greenville GREENVILLE, SC Mar. 13, 2014 – Officials from the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced today that after a six-year hiatus, the Celebrity Walk of Fame presented by Piedmont Natural Gas is returning to downtown Greenville. “We’ve received questions about the Walk of Fame consistently since we last held the event in 2007, and we’re so excited to finally bring this unique event back to downtown Greenville, ” said Darin MacDonald, executive director of South Carolina Charities, Inc., the non-profit that manages the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. “We have to thank Piedmont Natural Gas for serving as the event’s […]

College Baseball and Single Game Tickets Highlight March 15th at Fluor Field

College Baseball and Single Game Tickets Highlight March 15th at Fluor Field

St. Paddy’s Day Dash and Bash kicks off the day Greenville, SC Mar. 12, 2014 – Opening Day at Fluor Field is a little over a month away, and the upcoming events on Saturday, March 15th will feature a little something for everyone in preparation for the 2014 Greenville Drive season. To kick things off on Saturday, Fluor Field will help host the St. Paddy’s Day Dash & Bash presented by Zaxby’s and powered by Jarden.  In addition, Saturdayserves as the day the Drive put 2014 single-game tickets on sale for the first time.  At 2:00 PM, after the Dash & Bash event concludes, the action continues as the Michigan State Spartans will take on the Harvard Crimson as part […]