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Amy Seago Announces Track & Field Schedule

Amy Seago Announces Track & Field Schedule

Schedule CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston head coach Amy Seago has announced the schedule for the 2013 track and field season. The Cougars will open the indoor season on Jan. 11 when they travel to Clemson, S.C. for the Tiger Invitational. The next weekend the team will get a preview of the track that the SoCon Indoor Championship will be run on, the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C.   “I think we have some good meets to start out that will get especially our young kids experience competing at the collegiate level,” Seago said.   The Cougars will have two more meets before returning to Winston-Salem, the Gene Anderson Invitational at North Carolina on Feb. 2 and the […]

Charlotte Bobcats vs Atlanta Hawks – 11/28/12

Charlotte Bobcats vs Atlanta Hawks – 11/28/12

By Caroline Sikes bobcats.com November 28, 2012 THE RESULT Ben Gordon tied a franchise-high with seven 3-pointers and scored 20 of his game-high 26 points in the fourth quarter before the Bobcats ultimately fell to the Atlanta Hawks, 94-91, on November 28 at Phillips Arena. The bench was huge for the Cats tonight with Gordon’s performance followed up by 18 from Ramon Sessions. This loss moved the Bobcats to 6-1 this season in games decided by four points or less. TURNING POINTS The Bobcats led 45-43 going into halftime after going on an 18-2 run during the second quarter, sparked by nine points from Ramon Sessions… The Cats couldn’t get shots to fall in the third quarter and only had […]

Cougars Drop Heartbreaker vs. Winthrop, 63-61

Cougars Drop Heartbreaker vs. Winthrop, 63-61

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Freshman Shannon Hines hit a dramatic three-pointer with 11 seconds to go to tie the game at 61-61, but a College of Charleston foul gave Winthrop free-throws to win the game as the Cougars fell 63-61 Wednesday at TD Arena. Senior Latisha Harris posted a career-high 23 points and also contributed eight rebounds and five blocks to lead the Cougars. “I really appreciated our hustle,” CofC head coach Natasha Adair said. “We played hard, but we have to play smart. This team still has to grow and we will teach and watch film and practice to get better.” Junior Alyssa Frye got the Cougars (2-4) off to a good start as she hit her first three shots […]

Cougars Sneak Away With 72-67 Win at Charleston Southern

Cougars Sneak Away With 72-67 Win at Charleston Southern

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. –  The College of Charleston men’s basketball team snuck away with a 72-67 win over Charleston Southern on Wednesday night at Buccaneer Fieldhouse. It was more than 16 years since both teams met in the small confines of the 881-seat venue, the smallest in all of NCAA Division I. Four of the last six contests leading up to the intercity rivalry game were decided in single digits – and this one didn’t disappoint by doing the same. Senior point guard Andrew Lawrence (London, England) sank six free throws in the last minute and 40 seconds of regulation to give the Cougars (4-2) their third-straight victory of the season after upsetting No. 21 Baylor on Saturday. Lawrence and […]

Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament Announces 3-Year Major Sponsorship with Calcutta®
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Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament Announces 3-Year Major Sponsorship with Calcutta®

MOREHEAD CITY, NC — The Big Rock board of directors proudly announces the signing of its new Major Sponsor, Calcutta®, for the upcoming 2013, 2014 and 2015 Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournaments. “We are extremely pleased to have Calcutta as our Major Sponsor, explained Crystal Hesmer, tournament director. Calcutta brand is synonymous with fishing and we are excited to have them in the lead of our sponsor line-up. Calcutta brand products are developed with our fishermen in mind and have been innovative in the industry with products that withstand harsh conditions. The Big Rock board of directors and I feel this is a very good fit for our tournament.” Calcutta began as a bait supply company and today has grown […]

Gamecocks Battle Back for OT Win Over Drexel

Gamecocks Battle Back for OT Win Over Drexel

Box Score |  Photo Gallery  | Printable Box Score COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina women’s basketball fought back from 14 points down at halftime to defeat Drexel 58-55 Wednesday night at Colonial Life Arena. After trailing for most of the game, Gamecock senior Sancheon White hit a 3-pointer from the right wing to tie the score with just over a minute left and force overtime. In the extra period, a bucket by Ashley Bruner gave South Carolina the go-ahead points, and Aleighsa Welch sealed her fourth double-double of the season with a free throw to give the Gamecocks a three-point victory. The Gamecocks are now 8-0 on the season, which is the program’s best start since 2002-03. “That was a pretty […]

Lady Tigers Fall Just Short at Indiana

Lady Tigers Fall Just Short at Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, IN Nov. 28, 2012 – Clemson held an eight-point second half lead, but went cold for an eight-minute stretch of the second half, as Indiana (6-1) came back to beat the Lady Tigers (0-6), 52-49 in Assembly Hall in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Nikki Dixon had 14 points and nine rebounds, and Danaejah Grant added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers. The loss was Clemson’s fifth this season by two possessions or fewer. Clemson fell to 2-4 all-time in the Challenge, and had this one slip away late after leading at the half for the first time this season. The Tigers exercised strong ball control, committing just 13 turnovers in the game while forcing 16, and converting […]

Chance to Give Back and Have Fun at the Second Annual Speed for Children in Need 5K at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Chance to Give Back and Have Fun at the Second Annual Speed for Children in Need 5K at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte, NC – Charlotte-area residents can give back this holiday season and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience at Charlotte Motor Speedway by participating in the second annual Speed for Children in Need 5K on Saturday, Dec. 8. The 5K will benefit the Charlotte Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC), the Hendrick Marrow Program and Let Me Run as they continue their efforts to help local children in need. “Speedway Children’s Charities is beyond excited to host the second annual Speed for Children In Need 5K at Charlotte Motor Speedway and is blessed to be able to partner with two great organizations,” said Lisa Starnes, director of the Charlotte Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities. “In 2012, SCC grants benefitted more than 30,000 children […]

Milton Jennings Suspended for Violation of Team Rules

Milton Jennings Suspended for Violation of Team Rules

CLEMSON, SC – Milton Jennings will not play in Wednesday’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge against Purdue due to a violation of team rules. Head Coach Brad Brownell made the announcement Wednesday morning. Jennings, a senior from Summerville, SC, is Clemson’s leading scorer (10.8 points per game) and second-leading rebounder (5.6 per game) through five games.

Gamecocks Travel To St. John’s For SEC/BIG EAST Challenge

Gamecocks Travel To St. John’s For SEC/BIG EAST Challenge

Game time set for 7:30 p.m. ET, Thursday on ESPNU COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina travels to face St. John’s on Thursday in the 2012 SEC/BIG EAST Challenge. The contest will be televised on ESPNU and broadcast live on the radio in Columbia on 107.5 The Game and on GamecocksOnline.com. The meeting marks the fourth all-time between the Gamecocks and Red Storm, and the first since the 1975 campaign. The game will be the first between Carolina head coach Frank Martin and SJU’s Steve Lavin. Below are game notes and details. OPENING TIP Date: Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 Tipoff: 7:30 p.m. ET Location: Queens, N.Y. Arena: Carnesecca Arena (5,602) Series: St. John’s leads, 3-0 Last Meeting: St. John’s win, 71-59, […]