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CGA Announces 65th Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship

CGA Announces 65th Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship

65th CAROLINAS JUNIOR BOYS’ CHAMPIONSHIPAT CAMDEN COUNTRY CLUB IN CAMDEN, SC – JULY 29-31, 2014 WEST END, NC July 28, 2014 – The 65th Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship will be held at the Camden Country Club in Camden, SC on July 29-31, 2014. 131 players have qualified for the 2014 Carolinas Junior Boys’ Championship. The championship format is 54 holes of stroke play. The field will be reduced to the low 60 scorers and ties after 36 holes. Boys will compete in one division. There are no age divisions. Trophies are awarded to the champion and the top 6 players. Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has not reached his 19th birthday by July 31, 2014, who […]

Posted in: Columbia SC, Events, Golf
Morehead City Marlins drop wacky 19-8 ballgame to Columbia Blowfish

Morehead City Marlins drop wacky 19-8 ballgame to Columbia Blowfish

MOREHEAD CITY, NC July 28, 2014 – The Marlins lost their second straight game Sunday—a 19-8 defeat at the hands of the Columbia Blowfish in a game that featured five home runs, five hit by pitches, a position player pitching, and relief pitchers batting. The Blowfish scored nine times in the eighth inning off relievers Scott Edge and Michael Barber, which made it a 17-5 game at the time. In that inning, Julian Santos left the yard with a grand slam to right field, his second home run of the day. Santos had not homered yet this season, but finished the night 2-for-4 with two home runs, five RBI, five runs scored and two walks. Erik Barber also went deep […]

CGA Announces 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship

CGA Announces 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship

5th NORTH CAROLINA AMATEUR MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP AT RIVER LANDING (LANDING), WALLACE, NC – JULY 30-AUGUST 3, 2014 WEST END, NC July 28, 2014 – The 5th North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship will be held at River Landing (Landing Course) in Wallace, NC on July 30- August 3, 2014. 119 players have qualified for the 2014 North Carolina Amateur Match Play Championship. The championship format is 36 holes of stroke play to determine 32 qualifiers for match play. The defending champion is seeded number one if otherwise eligible. Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has not reached his 13th birthday by July 30, 2014, is a legal resident of North Carolina, is a member in good […]

UNCW Seahawks Name Jason Memont Swimming & Diving Coach

UNCW Seahawks Name Jason Memont Swimming & Diving Coach

WILMINGTON, NC July 28, 2014 – Jason Memont, who swam collegiately at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and enjoyed successful coaching stints at William & Mary and South Carolina, has been named UNCW’s head swimming and diving coach. Memont, 36, has spent the last seven years with the Gamecocks, assisting Coach McGee Moody with all phases of the successful SEC program in Columbia. He takes over for veteran coach Dave Allen, who retired recently following a 37-year career that produced 16 Colonial Athletic Association championships, including three on the women’s side and an impressive string of 13 consecutive men’s titles spanning back to 2002. “I’d like to thank Jimmy Bass and the UNCW athletic department for this opportunity,” said […]

Charleston RiverDogs Partner with Palmetto Goodwill for Goodwill Hunting

Charleston RiverDogs Partner with Palmetto Goodwill for Goodwill Hunting

Scavenger hunt to be conducted in select tri-county Goodwill stores, August 4-10 CHARLESTON, SC July 28, 2014 – The Charleston RiverDogs and Palmetto Goodwill have teamed up to host Goodwill Hunting, a tri-county scavenger hunt that runs Monday, August 4 through Sunday, August 10 at select Goodwill stores. Participants can win tickets to a RiverDogs game at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park and a chance to win a daily prize pack. “We have been very pleased to partner with Palmetto Goodwill throughout this season, and this fun and exciting promotion enhances that partnership,” said RiverDogs General Manager Dave Echols. “We welcome all of our fans to participate in this scavenger hunt, and we wish everyone the best of luck.” Starting August 4, scavenger hunt items will […]

Charleston Battery defeat Montreal Impact Reserves 1-0

Charleston Battery defeat Montreal Impact Reserves 1-0

CHARLESTON BATTERY ESCAPE MONTREAL WITH 1-0 WIN MONTREAL July 28, 2014 – Quinton Griffith’s pace earned the free kick, Jarad van Schaik put it deftly into the mixer, and Colin Falvey’s header in the 20th minute made the difference for Charleston Battery as the visitors took three precious points from the Montreal Impact Reserves Monday morning. The rare work-week start at 10:30 a.m. was a pattern-breaker for the Battery in several ways, giving them their second two-game winning streak of 2014, their first three-match undefeated streak of the season, and pushing them into a three-way tie with Orange County and Charlotte for the final USL PRO playoff spot. Playing just two days after their 2-0 home win over Arizona United FC, the Battery’s rescheduled […]

Posted in: Charleston SC, Events, Soccer
Nikki McCray Inducted into Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame

Nikki McCray Inducted into Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame

KNOXVILLE, TN July 28, 2014 – South Carolina women’s basketball assistant coach Nikki McCray added another hall of fame induction to her accolades as the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame welcomed her as part of its Class of 2014 Thursday night at the Knoxville Convention Center. She was honored for her outstanding career as a Tennessee Lady Vol as well as her professional and international highlights. “I’m really excited about being inducted into the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame,” McCray said. “I feel like it’s a reflection of my career starting at Tennessee playing for the great Pat Summitt and of all the people who have influenced my life. It is another great blessing, and I’m humbled to […]

Posted in: Basketball, Columbia SC
Dawn Staley, A’ja Wilson Open USA Basketball U18 Training Camp

Dawn Staley, A’ja Wilson Open USA Basketball U18 Training Camp

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO July 28, 2014 – South Carolina women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley and incoming freshman A’ja Wilson began their quest for a gold medal in the FIBA Americas U18 Championship as the 2014 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team began training camp on Sat., July 26, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo. Staley is the team’s head coach, while Wilson headlines a trio of USA Basketball gold medalists on the team, which is on a mission to secure a seventh-consecutive gold medal at the event. “I’m excited to finally start this journey with this versatile group of U18 players,” Staley said. “We will utilize our players in a way that will increase […]

Dominic Bozzelli wins Southern Ontario Open with final day record 63

Dominic Bozzelli wins Southern Ontario Open with final day record 63

Auburn alum Bozzelli grabs 4th NGA win of the season MYRTLE BEACH, SC July 28, 2014: Southern Ontario Open – Results – All Golfers Player Total R1 R2 R3 R4 Total Purse 1 Dominic Bozzelli -17 70 67 67 63 267 $7,500.00 Pittsford 2 Will Strickler -16 70 65 64 69 268 $4,000.00 Dallas 3 Christopher Ross -15 69 69 65 66 269 $2,775.00 Dundas 4 Thomas Hay -14 69 65 68 68 270 $2,025.00 Langley T5 Colton Kalkanis -13 69 68 67 67 271 $1,975.00 Barrie T5 Justin Martinson -13 67 71 65 68 271 $1,975.00 Avondale 7 Sebastian Szirmak -12 69 71 67 65 272 $1,900.00 Toronto 8 Daniel Kim -11 65 71 67 70 273 $1,650.00 toronto […]

Posted in: Golf, Myrtle Beach SC
Carolinas Golf Association: Results For One-Day Tournamet at Legacy Golf Links

Carolinas Golf Association: Results For One-Day Tournamet at Legacy Golf Links

WEST END, NC July 28, 2014 – Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association’s One-Day Tournament at Legacy Golf Links, Aberdeen, NC on Sunday, July 27, 2014. Gross scores are listed. Tournament format is 18 holes of individual stroke play, both gross and net. 100% of course handicap is used to determine net scores. Entry is open to any amateur golfer who is a member of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association, and has a current USGA handicap index® at a CGA member club. The field is divided into divisions based upon handicap index, gender and age: Players may choose to compete in any division in which they are eligible. For complete results of the […]

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