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Sports 5-13-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Softball will travel to Chapman for playoff action. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Last night, Whitmire High School Baseball fell to Lewisville in the first game of the 1A Upperstate baseball playoffs, 11-1

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Clemson and South Carolina baseball are back in conference play this weekend. Clemson hits the road for their final ACC conference series of the year. The Tigers will visit the Virginia Cavaliers starting today at 6 p.m. South Carolina baseball will host Kentucky. First pitch tonight in the series opener down in Columbia is at 7 p.m.

Clemson softball opened up ACC softball championship tournament yesterday with a win over Notre Dame, 7-3. They will take on #1 seed Virginia Tech today.

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The Atlanta Braves return to action tonight at Truist Park. They will open up a 3-game series with the San Diego Padres. First pitch tonight is at 7:20 p.m. The Saturday game is set for 4:05 p.m. with the Sunday game at 11:35 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Softball. The Jackets travel to Chapman to continue playoff action. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame converge around 5:55 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.

Sports 5-12-22

Union County High School Softball defeated Mid-Carolina for the 3A District Four championship last night, 4-3. Mid-Carolina took the lead early off 3 runs in the 2nd inning. Union County finally found the bats in the 6th inning, including a 2-run homer from catcher Carolina Davis. The Jackets will face off against Chapman on Friday. First pitch in Inman is at 6 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves lost to the Boston Red Sox last night to kick off their 2-game series, 9-4. Boston jumped out early over Atlanta putting up 6 runs in the 2nd inning. Atlanta is off today before returning to action tomorrow as they host San Diego.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 5-11-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Softball will host Mid-Carolina for the 3A District Four championship. First pitch is at 6 p.m. from the Timken Sports Complex. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Baseball struggled last night in mid-week play. Clemson fell to the College of Charleston, 7-5. South Carolina lost at home to USC Upstate, 9-6. Both teams return to conference play on Friday.

South Carolina Softball fell in their first game of the SEC tournament yesterday. They lost to Texas A&M.

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The Atlanta Braves lost to the Boston Red Sox last night to kick off their 2-game series, 9-4. Boston jumped out early over Atlanta putting up 6 runs in the 2nd inning. The series continues today from Truist Park. First pitch again tonight is at 7:20 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Softball. They Yellow Jackets host Mid-Carolina for the 3A District Four championship. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:55 p.m.

Sports 5-10-22

Union County High School Softball now know who they will face tomorrow. Mid-Carolina High School defeated Daniel High School last night 1-0 to move on. The time for tomorrow’s game will be announced today.

Union County High School Bass Anglers had a strong showing this past weekend. The team consisting of Jason Lemons Jr. and Tanner Duncan finished in third place at the two-day High School Classic. Lemons Jr. won the Big Fish award for his 6.2 pound largemouth. The team has also qualified for the Battle of the Carolinas tournament on May 21st. They will also compete in the World Finals at Lake Pickwick in Florence, Alabama in June

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Baseball returns to action tonight. The Gamecocks host USC Upstate tonight to open up a five game homestand in Columbia. First pitch is at 7 p.m. The Tigers will also be in Columbia this evening but at Segra Park. They will take on the College of Charleston in a neutral site location. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

South Carolina Softball will kick off the SEC tournament today in Gainesville, Florida. First pitch is at 7 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves return to action tonight down at Truist Park. Atlanta host the Boston Red Sox for a quick 2-game series. Kyle Wright will face Garrett Whitlock on the mound tonight in the match up. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta kicks off a 2-game series with the Boston Red Sox. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Pre-game coverage starts at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 5-9-22

Union County High School Softball defeated Daniel on Friday night, 10-0. With the win, the Yellow Jackets stay undefeated in playoff action. They will take on the winner of Mid-Carolina and Daniel at home. The game will be on Wednesday.

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Another big weekend for Clemson Baseball. The Tigers swept Georgia Tech at home in the big ACC series. South Carolina lost their series to Texas A&M. The Gamecocks did take the Sunday game, 9-4.

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The Atlanta Braves picked up the series win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Atlanta was able to win both on Saturday and Sunday after dropping the opener on Saturday. The Braves have today off before host Boston starting Tuesday.

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Joey Logano made a late pass to gain the lead and win the Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway. Tyler Reddick finished second. Justin Haley, Kevin Harvick, and Chase Elliott round out the top five. The series heads to Kansas this weekend.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 5-6-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Softball will take host Daniel in their second game of the playoffs. First pitch is at 6:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Union County High School Baseball fell to Chester last night in an elimination playoff game, 5-4. The Jackets finished the season with the loss.

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South Carolina and Clemson Baseball both return to action in conference this weekend. South Carolina heads to #13 Texas A&M. Clemson will host Georgia Tech.

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The Atlanta Braves return to action today at home. They kick off a 3-game series with Milwaukee. Tonight’s game is at 7:20 p.m. The Saturday game is at 7:20 p.m. The Sunday game is at 1:35 p.m. We will have all 3 games here on WBCU.

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NASCAR heads to Darlington this weekend. The race is set for Sunday at 3 p.m. from the Lady in Black.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Softball. The Jackets host Daniel playoffs action to Chester. First pitch is at 6:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 6:25 p.m. If the game is rained out, we will have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta kicks off a 3-game series with Milwaukee. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m.

Sports 5-5-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Baseball will take on Chester in an elimination game in the playoffs. First pitch is at 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Union County High School Softball defeated Powdersville last night in their first game of the playoffs, 12-2. The Jackets will host Daniel coming up tomorrow.

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South Carolina Baseball picked up a win over North Carolina A&T last night, 9-4. The Gamecocks are back in action this weekend in conference play.

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The Atlanta Braves finished off their 4-game series with the New York Mets yesterday. Atlanta defeated New York, 9-2. The Braves are off today before returning home tomorrow.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Baseball. The Jackets travel for playoffs action to Chester. First pitch is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 6:55 p.m.

Sports 5-4-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Softball will take on Powdersville in the first round of the playoffs. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Union County High School Baseball fell at Powdersville last night in their first game of the playoffs, 5-3. The Jackets will travel to Chester coming up tomorrow. Union County High School Girls Soccer fell to Powdersville last night to close out their season.

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South Carolina Baseball is back in action today. The Gamecocks will host North Carolina A&T tonight in Columbia. First pitch is at 7 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves dropped both games yesterday in their double header to the New York Mets. Atlanta lost dropped game one, 5-4. They were then shutout in game two, 3-0. The series concludes this afternoon. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. The Braves finish their series with the New York Mets. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m. We will join coverage following the noon report. We will also have Union County High School Softball. The Jackets begin the playoffs on the as they host Powdersville. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 5:55 p.m.

Sports 5-3-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Baseball will take on Powdersville in the first round of the playoffs. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Union County High School Girls Soccer will also travel to Powdersville for the first round of the playoffs this evening. The game is at 6 p.m.

Union County High School Tennis fell at Daniel last night in round three of the playoffs to close out their season, 6-0

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South Carolina Baseball had one of their pitchers receive SEC honors yesterday. Noah Hall was named SEC Co-Pitcher of the week. Hall allowed just three hits in seven scoreless innings in the Gamecocks win over Alabama this past Friday.

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The Atlanta Braves kicked off their series with the New York Mets last night with a victory, 5-2. The Braves came back from being down 2-0 early to take game one of the series. Atlanta and New York will play a doubleheader today at Citi Field. Game one is set for 3:10 p.m. Game two will follow around 6:40 p.m.

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Chase Elliott won his first race of the year yesterday in the DuraMAX Drydene 400 from Dover. Ricky Stenhouse Jr finished second. Ross Chastain, Christopher Bell, and Alex Bowman round out the top five. The series heads to Darlington this weekend.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta takes on the New York Mets again this afternoon. First pitch is at 3:10 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 1:55 p.m.  We will also have Union County High School Baseball. The Jackets begin the playoffs on the road at Powdersville. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 5:55 p.m.

Sports 5-2-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Boys Tennis will travel to Daniel High School for the 3rd round of the 3A playoffs. The match is set for 5 p.m.

Union County High School Baseball will take on Powdersville in the first round of the playoffs tomorrow on the road. Union County High School Girls Soccer will also travel to Powdersville for the first round of the playoffs tomorrow. Union County High School Softball will host Powdersville for the first round Wednesday.

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It was a different story for the Gamecock and Tigers baseball programs this weekend. South Carolina swept Alabama this weekend down in Columbia. Clemson lost all 3 games to Louisville this weekend on the road.

Clemson Softball swept Georgia Tech this weekend at home to close out the regular season. South Carolina Softball was swept this weekend on the road in Arkansas to the #7 Razorbacks

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The Atlanta Braves dropped their series to the Texas Rangers this weekend. Atlanta took the opener on Friday night, 6-3. Texas won both on Saturday and Sunday to take the home series. Atlanta heads up to the Big Apple today to kick-off series with division rival, the New York Mets. First pitch today is set for 7:10 p.m. We will the game here on WBCU.

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The NASCAR Cup series will pick back up with the DuraMAX Drydene 400 today from the Monster Mile in Dover. The race was postponed to today due to rain that arrived in the area yesterday. The race did get 78 laps in. The race resumes today at Noon.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta travels to New York to kick off a 4-game series with the Mets. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:55 p.m.

Sports 4-29-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will host Landrum. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7 p.m. Both games are at the Timken Sports Complex. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Finals from last night (4-28-22) around Union County

  • Union County Varsity Baseball fell to Lewisville, 6-5

  • Union County Varsity Softball defeated Byrnes, 10-1

  • Union County Boys Tennis defeated Belton-Honea Path in round two of the 3A playoffs, 5-1

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South Carolina Baseball opened up a 3-game series with Alabama last night with a victory in walk off fashion, 6-5. The series continues today and tomorrow in Columbia. Clemson Baseball returns to action today. The Tigers travel to Louisville for a 3-game series in ACC play.

Clemson and South Carolina Softball are also back in conference play starting today. Clemson will host Georgia Tech. South Carolina hits to road for their final SEC road trip of the season. The Gamecocks will be in Arkansas.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Chicago Cubs last night, 5-1. With the win, Atlanta takes the series from the Cubs. The Braves will now head to Texas today to face the Rangers. First pitch in the series in the series is at 8:05 p.m. The Saturday game is at 7:05 p.m. with the Sunday game at 2:35 p.m.

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NASCAR heads to Dover for their only trip of the year. The DuraMAX Drydene 400 is set for Sunday at 3 p.m. from the Monster Mile.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:55 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Softball. They Yellow Jackets will host Landrum for their final regular season game of the year. First pitch is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame around 6:55 p.m.

Sports 4-28-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County Varsity Baseball will travel to Louisville. First pitch is at 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will host Byrnes. Both games are set for 6 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex. Union County High School Boys Tennis will host round two of the 3A playoffs. They will face Belton-Honea Path at 5 p.m.

 

Finals from last night (4-27-22) around Union County

  • Union County Varsity Softball fell to Clinton, 3-1

  • Union County Boys Golf closed out their regular season with wins over Greer and Broome with a score of 193. Jacob Robinson was the medalist and Mason Greer finished second for the Jackets.

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Clemson Baseball picked up their second straight win of the week yesterday as they defeated #22 Wofford, 17-4. The Tigers are off until Friday when they travel to Louisville for ACC play.

Clemson Softball also picked up a mid-week win yesterday. They defeated East Tennessee State, 6-2.

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The Atlanta Braves fell in game two of their series to the Chicago Cubs last night, 6-3. The final game in the series is tonight from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Kyle Wright takes the mound for Atlanta. They face former Braves pitcher, Drew Smyly.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:55 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Baseball. They Yellow Jackets will travel to Lewisville for their final regular season game of the year. First pitch is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame around 6:55 p.m.

Sports 4-27-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Softball will travel to Clinton. The Varsity game is set for 7 p.m. Union County High School Boys and Girls Varsity and JV Soccer will take on Spartanburg. The Girls will host Spartanburg while the Boys will travel to take on the Vikings. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7 p.m.

 

Finals from last night (4-26-22) around Union County

  • Union County High School Varsity Baseball defeated Chester 12-9

  • Union County Boys Tennis defeated Southside in the first round of the 3A playoffs, 4-2

  • Union County Varsity and JV Softball swept Emerald

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Clemson Baseball continued their hot streak as they defeated Presbyterian yesterday, 12-3. They return to action in midweek play again today. The Tigers host Wofford this afternoon at 4 p.m.

Clemson Softball will host East Tennessee State for mid-week play today. First pitch is at 6 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves won their series opened over the Chicago Cubs last night, 3-1. The series continues today at Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. from Truist Park. Charlie Morton takes the mound for Atlanta.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:55 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Softball. They Yellow Jackets will travel to Clinton for their final region game of the year. First pitch is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame around 6:55 p.m.

Sports 4-26-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Baseball will host Chester. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7 p.m. We will have the Varsity game here on WBCU. Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will host Emerald. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7:30 p.m. Union County High School Boys Tennis will host the first round of the 3A playoffs this evening. The Yellow Jackets will host Southside at 5 p.m.

 

Finals from last night (4-26-22) around Union County

  • Union County High School Varsity Baseball won both games in their double header with Lancaster, 8-6 and 4-3

  • Union County Boys Soccer defeated Emerald, 2-1

  • Union County Girls Soccer defeated Emerald, 10-2

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Clemson Baseball returns to action in midweek play today. The Tigers host Presbyterian at 6 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves return to action today at home when they host the Chicago Cubs. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. from Truist Park.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:55 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Baseball. They Yellow Jackets will host Chester, weather permitting. First pitch is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame around 6:55

Sports 4-25-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Baseball will travel to Lancaster for a doubleheader. First pitch is at 6 p.m. Union County High School Boys and Girls Soccer will take on Emerald. The Girls will play at 5:30 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7 p.m.

Finals from 4-22-22

  • Union County High School Baseball fell to Chapman, 3-1

  • Union County High School Softball defeated Chapman, 11-0

  • Union County High School Boys Tennis fell to Clinton, 4-3

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USC Union Baseball split their weekend series with USC Lancaster. The Bantams took both games on Saturday before falling in both games on Sunday. USC Union Softball defeated USC Clue twice on Saturday.

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Ross Chastain won at Talladega Superspeed way yesterday in the GEICO 500. This is Chastain's second win of the season. Austin Dillion was second. Kyle Busch, Kyle Larson and Martin Truex Jr. round out the top 5. The series heads to Dover this weekend. 

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Union County High School Baseball. The Yellow Jackets travel to Lancaster for action. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 5:55 p.m.

Sports 4-22-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Baseball will travel to Chapman for region play. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 8 p.m. We will have the Varsity game here on WBCU. Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will host Chapman. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7:30 p.m. Union County High School Boys and Girls Soccer will take on Chapman as well. The Girls will host Chapman while the Boys will travel to Chapman. The JV games are at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity games at 7 p.m. Union County High School Boys Tennis will host Clinton for the region championship. The match is at 5 p.m.

 

USC Union Baseball and Softball are also back in action this weekend. Baseball will welcome in USC Salkehatchie for a 4-game series this weekend. They will have double headers both Saturday and Sunday with first pitch at 1 p.m. USC Softball will host USC Club tomorrow for a double header at 11 a.m. The Lady Bantams swept USC Salkehatchie yesterday, 7-5 and 6-5.

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Clemson and South Carolina Baseball return to conference play this weekend. The Tigers host ACC foes, Florida State. South Carolina hits the road and travels to #19 Auburn. Clemson Softball will travel to Florida State while the Lady Gamecocks host Ole Miss.

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The Atlanta Braves return to action at home today when they welcome in division foe, the Miami Marlins. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. The Saturday game is set for 7:20 p.m. as well. The Sunday game is set for 1:35 p.m. We will have the Saturday and Sunday games here on WBCU.

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NASCAR heads to Talladega for their first trip of the year. The Superspeed will host the Geico 500 Sunday at 3 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 7:55 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Baseball. They Yellow Jackets travel to Chapman for their final region game of the season. First pitch is at 8 p.m. We will have pregame around 7:55 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Sports 4-21-22

Around the county in sports today, USC Union Softball will host USC Salkehatchie for a double headers. Game one is at 1 p.m. with game two to follow around 3 p.m.

 

Finals from last night (4-20-22) around Union County

  • Union County Varsity defeated Lewisville, 8-3

  • Union County Boys Tennis defeated Gaffney, 5-1

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Clemson Baseball picked up their second mid-week win last night. The Tigers defeated East Tennessee State, 12-2. South Carolina Baseball also picked up a mid-week win last night. The Gamecocks defeated Winthrop on the road in Rock Hill, 5-2. South Carolina Softball took both games from Furman in their double headers yesterday. The Lady Gamecocks won game one, 6-5. They then won game two, 9-1.

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The Atlanta Braves finished their west coast trip yesterday with a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-1. Atlanta is off today. They return to action tomorrow at home when they welcome in division foe, the Miami Marlins.

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Finals from around the NBA playoffs last night

  • Celtics 114, Nets 107- Celtics led series 2-0

  • 76ers 104, Raptors 101 (OT)- 76ers led series 3-0

  • Bulls 114, Bucks 110- Series is tied

Games set for tonight include

  • Grizzlies at Timberwolves- 7:30 p.m.

  • Mavericks at Jazz- 9 p.m.

  • Warriors at Nuggets- 10 p.m.

 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 4-20-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Baseball will host Lewisville at the Timken Sports Complex. First pitch is set for around 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will host Mid-Carolina. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7:30 p.m. Union County High School Boys Tennis will host Gaffney.

 

Finals from last night (4-19-22) around Union County

  • Union County Varsity baseball fell to Chapman, 5-0

  • Union County JV baseball fell to Chapman, 3-0

  • Union County Varsity softball fell to Broome, 3-2

  • Union County JV softball fell to Broome, 13-4

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Clemson Baseball defeated #10 Georgia last night, 8-4. The Tigers return to action again tonight. They will host East Tennessee State this evening. First pitch is at 6 p.m. South Carolina Baseball also is in mid-week action tonight. The Gamecocks hit the road and travel to Rock Hill to face Winthrop. First pitch is also at 6 p.m. South Carolina Softball will play a doubleheader with Furman this afternoon. The first game is at 3 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves picked up a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers last night, 3-1. The final game in the series is this afternoon in LA. First pitch is at 3:10 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Finals from around the NBA playoffs last night

  • Heat 115, Hawks 97- Heat led series 2-0

  • Grizzlies 124, Timberwolves 96- Series is tied

  • Pelicans 125, Suns 114- Series is tied

Games set for tonight include

  • Nets at Celtics- 7 p.m.

  • 76ers at Raptors- 8 p.m.

  • Bulls at Bucks- 9:30 p.m.

 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves finish their series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. First pitch is at 3:10 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 2 p.m. We will also have Union County High School Baseball. The Yellow Jackets host Lewisville. First pitch is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage at 6:55 p.m.

Sports 4-19-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Baseball will host Chapman at the Timken Sports Complex. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 8 p.m. We will have the Varsity game here on WBCU. Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will travel to Broome. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7:30 p.m. Union County High School Boys and Girls Varsity and JV Soccer will take on Broome. The Girls will travel to Broome while the Boys will host the Centurions. The JV games are at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity games at 7 p.m.

 

Finals from last night (4-18-22) around Union County

  • Union County Boy’s Tennis defeated Chapman, 4-2. They are now 11-1 on the season.

 

USC Union cancelled their games from yesterday due to weather. The Lady Bantams will next play at home on Thursday. They will host USC Salkehatchie for a double header.

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Clemson Baseball returns to action coming off their series win over Wake Forest this past weekend, Clemson travels to #10 Georgia tonight. First pitch from Athens is at 6 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves opened up their 3-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers last night with a loss, 7-4. The series continues tonight in LA. First pitch is at 10:10 p.m. We will join the game after Union County High School baseball on WBCU.

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Finals from around the NBA playoffs last night

  • 76ers 112, Raptors 97- 76ers led series 2-0

  • Mavericks 110, Jazz 104- Series is tied at 1 a piece

  • Warriors 126, Nuggets 106- Warriors led series 2-0

Games set for tonight include

  • Hawks at Heat- 7:30 p.m.

  • Timberwolves at Grizzlies- 8:30 p.m.

  • Pelicans at Suns- 10 p.m.

 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 7:55 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Baseball. The Yellow Jackets host Chapman for region play. We will have pregame coverage at 7:55 p.m. We will also have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves continue their series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. First pitch tonight is at 10:10 p.m. We will join the game following the high school game.

Sports 4-15-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will host Woodruff. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7:30 p.m. Union County High School Boys and Girls Varsity and JV Soccer will take on Woodruff. The Boys will travel to Woodruff while the Girls will host the Wolverines. The JV games are at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity games at 7 p.m.

Finals from last night (4-14-22) around Union County

  • Union County Baseball fell to Emerald, 5-2

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South Carolina Baseball lost their series opener to #25 Ole Miss last night, 9-1. The series continues tonight down in Columbia. First pitch this evening is at 7 p.m. The final game of the series is set for Saturday afternoon. Clemson Baseball opens up their series with #23 Wake Forest tonight. First pitch is at 7 p.m. The Saturday game is at 4:30 p.m. with the Sunday game at 1 p.m.

Clemson Softball opened up conference play with Notre Dame last night with a win, 3-2. The series picks back up today and tomorrow. South Carolina Softball dropped their first game at #21 LSU, 4-0. Game two is tonight. First pitch is also at 7 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves opened up their trip out west with a loss to San Diego, 12-1. The series continues this evening at PetCo Park. First pitch tonight is at 9:40 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 8:25 p.m. We will also have the rest of the series this weekend here on WBCU. today Atlanta will now head out west for the next week. Their first stop will be in San Diego as they take on the Padres. The first game of the four-game series is tonight at 8:10 p.m. We will have the game after the high game here on WBCU.

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The NBA playoffs continued tonight. The Atlanta Hawks take on the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at 7:30 p.m. The New Orleans Pelicans will travel the Los Angeles to face the Clippers. Tip-off is at 10 p.m. Other series will get started tomorrow and Sunday.

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NASCAR returns to dirt this weekend at Bristol. The Food City Dirt Race is set for Sunday at 7 p.m. on Fox.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will also have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves continue their series with the San Diego Padres. First pitch tonight is at 9:40 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 8:25 p.m.

Sports 4-14-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Baseball will travel to Emerald High School for region play. First pitch is at 6 p.m.

Finals from last night (4-13-22) around Union County

  • Union County Baseball fell to Clinton, 4-2

  • Union County Boys Tennis defeated Hillcrest, 6-0.

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South Carolina Baseball kicks off a 3-game series tonight at home against #25 Ole Miss tonight at home. First pitch this evening is at 7 p.m.

Clemson and South Carolina Softball will also begin 3-game series tonight. Clemson will host Notre Dame. First pitch is at 6 p.m. South Carolina will travel to #21 LSU this evening. First pitch is also at 7 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves finished their series with the Washington Nationals yesterday with a loss, 3-1. Atlanta will now head out west for the next week. Their first stop will be in San Diego as they take on the Padres. The first game of the four-game series is tonight at 8:10 p.m. We will have the game after the high game here on WBCU.

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The NBA playoffs continued last night with the final two play-in games. Finals include:

  • Atlanta Hawks 132, Charlotte Hornets 103 (Atlanta will take on Cleveland on Friday)

  • New Orleans 113, San Antonio Spurs 103 (New Orleans will take on LA Clippers on Friday)

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Baseball. The Yellow Jackets travel to Emerald High School for region play. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage at 5:55 p.m. We will also have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta heads out west to take on San Diego. First pitch is at 8:10 p.m. We will join the game after the high school game.

Sports 4-13-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Baseball will host Clinton. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Union County Boys and Girls Soccer will take on Spartanburg. The Boys will host Spartanburg while the Girls will travel to face the Vikings. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7 p.m. Union County Boys Tennis will host Hillcrest as well.

 

Finals from last night (4-12-22) around Union County

  • Union County Baseball defeated Emerald, 10-3

  • Union County Boys Tennis defeated Broome, 5-1.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Baseball picked up mid-week wins last night. Clemson defeated USC Upstate in Greenville at Fluor Field, 11-2. South Carolina defeated North Florida, 4-2. Both teams will be back in action later this week for conference play.

 

Clemson Softball defeated South Carolina last night for the second time this season, 3-1.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals last night, 16-4. The series will finish this afternoon from Truist Park. First pitch is at 12:20 p.m. We will join the game following the noon report

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The NBA playoffs began last night with the first two play-in games. Finals include:

  • Nets 115, Cavaliers 108- Nets move on to face Boston on Sunday

  • Timberwolves 109, Clippers 104- Timberwolves move on to face Memphis on Saturday

Two more games are set for tonight

  • Charlotte Hornets take on the Atlanta Hawks at 7 p.m. in the east

  • San Antonio Spurs travel to face the New Orleans Pelicans at 9:30 p.m. in the West

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta will close out their series with the Washington Nationals. First pitch this afternoon is at 12:20 p.m. We will join the game after the Noon Report. We will also have Union County High School Baseball. The Yellow Jackets will host Clinton at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 5:55 p.m.

Sports 4-12-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Baseball will host Emerald. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

 

Union County Boys Tennis defeated Woodruff last night, 5-2.

 

Union County Athletic department as announced dates for make-up games for baseball and softball. They include:

For baseball

  • April 13- Clinton- 6 p.m.

  • April 20- Lewisville- 7 p.m.

  • April 25- @ Lancaster- 6 p.m.

  • April 28- @ Lewisville- 7 p.m.

For softball

  • April 20- Mid-Carolina- 7:30 p.m.

  • April 26- Emerald- 7:30 p.m.

  • April 28- Byrnes- 6 p.m.

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Clemson and South Carolina Baseball jump into mid-week play tonight. Clemson will travel to Greenville where they will take on USC Upstate at Fluor Field. First pitch is at 6 p.m. South Carolina will host North Florida at 7 p.m. in Columbia.

Clemson and South Carolina Softball will also meet for the second time this season. First pitch tonight is set for 7 p.m. at Carolina Softball Stadium. Clemson won the first contest in March, 8-1.

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The Atlanta Braves lost last night to the Washington Nationals, 11-2. The series continues tonight at Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will join the game following the high school game tonight.

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The NBA playoffs get underway tonight. The first two play-in games will get underway tonight. In the east, the Cleveland Cavaliers will take on the Brooklyn Nets. Out west tonight, the LA Clippers will take on the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Baseball. The Yellow Jackets will host Emerald at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 5:55 p.m. Following the high school game, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. The Braves host the Washington Nationals down in Atlanta. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. We will join the game in progress

Sports 4-11-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Boys Tennis will travel to Woodruff for region play.

USC Union Softball split their two series this weekend. The Lady Bantams dropped both games at Catawba Valley Community College on Friday, 5-0 and 9-1. They then swept USC Sumter yesterday, 8-4 and 5-3.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Baseball struggled this weekend in conference play. Clemson dropped all 3 games to #6 Notre Dame. South Carolina went 1 for 3 against #14 Georgia down in Columbia. The Gamecocks did take the Saturday game,  

It was a good weekend for Clemson and South Carolina Softball. Clemson took all three games from Pittsburgh on the road this weekend. South Carolina Softball took all four games in the Garnet and Black Round Robin this weekend. The Lady Gamecocks swept both NC State and East Tennessee State down in Columbia

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The Atlanta Braves finished their first series of the year with the Cincinnati Reds by splitting all four games. Atlanta won both on Friday and Saturday before falling yesterday to the Reds, 6-3. The Braves will now gear up to host the Washington Nationals starting tonight down at Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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William Byron won at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday night. Byron becomes the first repeat winner of the season. Joey Logano finished second. Austin Dillion, Ryan Blaney, and Ross Chastain round out the top 5.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. The Braves host the Washington Nationals down in Atlanta. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame converge starting around 6:05 p.m.

Sports 4-8-22

Union County High School Varsity Baseball finished tournament action yesterday in Myrtle Beach. The Jackets fell to Rowan County High out of Kentucky to finish tournament action. Union County went 3-1 in the tournament. They will return home this Tuesday to face region foe Emerald.

 

USC Union Softball hits the road this weekend for two different stops. The Lady Bantams will travel to Catawba Valley Community College today for a doubleheader. They will travel to USC Sumter tomorrow on Saturday for another doubleheader. USC Union Baseball is off this weekend.

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Clemson and South Carolina Baseball head into the weekend as they take on ranked conference foes. Clemson heads up east to take on #6 Notre Dame. South Carolina will host #14 Georgia down in Columbia.

 

Clemson Softball travels to Pittsburgh for an ACC series this weekend. South Carolina Softball will host the Garnet and Black Round Robin this weekend. They will take on both NC State and East Tennessee State today and tomorrow. South Carolina Softball defeated Winthrop yesterday 7-1.

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The Atlanta Braves lost their season opener last night to the Cincinnati Reds, 6-3. The Braves and Reds will continue the series all weekend at Truist Park. We will have all three games here on WBCU.

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NASCAR heads to Martinsville Speedway this weekend. The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 400 is set for tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. The Braves host the Cincinnati Reds down in Atlanta. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame converge starting around 6:05 p.m.

Sports 4-7-22

Union County High School Varsity Baseball picked up two wins in tournament action yesterday in Myrtle Beach. They defeated Murray High out of Kentucky in the afternoon, 5-4. In the nightcap, they defeated Bethlehem High out of Kentucky, 8-3.

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South Carolina Baseball picked up a big midweek win in Charlotte last night as they set a season high in runs. The Gamecocks defeated #22 North Carolina, 15-2. They will take on #14 Georgia this weekend in Columbia.

 

Clemson Softball picked up two wins yesterday in double header action with Furman. They won game one, 3-2 off a home run. The Lady Tigers then won game two in five innings, 8-0. South Carolina Softball had their game with Winthrop postponed to due weather yesterday. They will now play tonight at 6 p.m.

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Today is opening day in the MLB. After weeks of lockout and a shorter spring training, the season will officially get underway. The defending World Series champions, the Atlanta Braves, will open the year at home as they host the Cincinnati Reds. First pitch is at 8:08 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Also in action today:

  • Brewers at Cubs

  • Guardians at Royals

  • Pirates at Cardinals

  • Mets at Nationals

  • Astros at Angels

  • Padres at Diamondbacks

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Atlanta Braves Baseball. It is opening day for the Braves as they host the Cincinnati Reds. First pitch is set for 8:08 p.m. We will have pregame converge starting around 6:50 p.m.

Sports 4-6-22

Weather had an impact on many local college baseball games yesterday. South Carolina had to move their matchup with #22 North Carolina in Charlotte to today. First pitch tonight from the Queen City is at 7 p.m. Clemson was able to get their game in with #10 Georgia after a weather delay. The Tigers defeated the Bulldogs, 4-3. Other finals from yesterday

  • Georgia Tech 27, USC Upstate 4

  • Wofford 11, Tarleton State 7

  • Presbyterian at The College of Charleston was postponed due to weather

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Clemson Softball returns to action today with a double header with Furman. The first game is at 2 p.m. with the second to follow around 4 p.m. South Carolina Softball will host Winthrop tonight at 6 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 4-5-22

Final scores from 4-4-22 for athletic events around Union County

  • Union County Varsity Baseball opened up tournament play yesterday down in Myrtle Beach. The Jackets defeated Morgan County out of Kentucky, 11-2. Tournament play will continue much of the week.

 

Union County High School Football has released their 2022 schedule. The Jackets open up the year at Newberry. Their home opener is the next week when Gaffney, the defending 5A state champions, will come to town. They will open region play September 30th against Clinton. The full schedule looks like this:

  • 8/19- At Newberry

  • 8/26- Gaffney

  • 9/2- York

  • 9/9- At Broome

  • 9/16- At Laurens

  • 9/23- Chapman

  • 9/30- Clinton*

  • 10/7- Chester*

  • 10/14- BYE

  • 10/21- At Emerald*

  • 10/28- At Woodruff*

*- Region 4-3A

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The Kansas Jayhawks pulled off the biggest comeback in men’s national title game history last night as they defeated North Carolina, 72-69. After being down 15 at halftime, the Jayhawks fought back to claim the title. This is the fourth title for Kansas.

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Clemson Baseball returns to action today as the Tigers look to bounce back after losing their series to NC State this past weekend. They will host Georgia this evening at 7 p.m. from Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 4-4-22

Final scores from 4-1-22 for athletic events around Union County

  • Union County Varsity Baseball defeated Broome, 8-4. They will be in tournament action this week in Myrtle Beach

  • Union County Varsity Softball defeated Emerald, 20-2. The JV team defeated Emerald 20-0. The JV teams also won 2 out of 3 games on Saturday in tournament action at Byrnes.

USC Union Baseball made program history this weekend. The team defeated USC Salkehatchie in all four games they played. That is the first time ever the Bantams have swept a region foe. USC Union Softball also swept USC Salkehatchie on Saturday. The Lady Bantams went one for two yesterday against USC Sumter.

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The University of South Carolina Women’s Basketball team won the 2022 National Championship last night after defeating UConn, 64-49. This is the second title for the team under head coach Dawn Staley. Destanni Henderson led the way for South Carolina with 26 points. Aliyah Boston had a double-double as well in the win.

Today the Men’s National Championship will take place in New Orleans. Kansas will take on North Carolina in the title game. Kansas defeated Villanova on Saturday night, 81-65. North Carolina knocked off their rival Duke, 81-77, in Coach K’s final game.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Baseball lost their conference series this weekend. Clemson took the Friday game against NC State but dropped both Saturday and Sunday games at home. South Carolina won the series opener against Missouri but lost the last two games. Both have midweek games tomorrow.

#16 Clemson Softball swept North Carolina on the road this weekend. South Carolina dropped all three games at #24 Missouri.

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Denny Hamlin won the Toyota Owners 400 yesterday at Richmond Raceway. The series stays in Virginia next weekend when they travel to Martinsville Speedway.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 4-1-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Baseball will take on Broome. The JV games is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 8 p.m. We will have the Varsity game here on WBCU. Union County Varsity Softball will travel to Greenwood to take on Emerald at 6 p.m. Union County High School Girls and Boys Varsity Soccer will travel to Emerald as well tonight. The Girls game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Boys game to follow around 7:30 p.m.

 

Final scores from last night (3-31-22) for athletic events around Union County

  • Union County Varsity Softball defeated Byrnes on the road in 8th inning, 7-5

  • Boy’s Tennis defeated Clinton, 4-3

  • Union County Track and Field picked up 1st place in a number of events. They include Boys 4X100, Girls 4X400, Boys 100m, and big man relay.

 

USC Union Baseball and Softball are back in action this weekend. Baseball will play 4 games this weekend at USC Salkehatchie. Softball will play a doubleheader at USC Salkehatchie tomorrow. They will return home on Sunday to host USC Sumter for a doubleheader. Games begin at 1 p.m.

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The Final Four gets underway tonight for the women’s tournament and will take place for the Men’s tournament tomorrow.

Today

  • #1 South Carolina Vs #1 Louisville- 7 p.m.

  • #2 UConn Vs #1 Stanford- 9:30 p.m.

Winners will face off in the championship game on Sunday

 

Tomorrow

  • #2 Villanova Vs #1 Kansas

  • #8 North Carolina Vs #2 Duke

Winners will face off in the championship game on Monday

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Clemson and South Carolina Baseball return to conference play this weekend. The Tigers will host NC State starting tonight at 6 p.m. South Carolina travel to Columbia, Missouri to take on the Tigers. The first game is tonight at 7 p.m.

#16 Clemson and South Carolina Softball are also in conference play this weekend. The Clemson Lady Tigers will travel to Chapel Hill to take on North Carolina. South Carolina will also travel to Missouri to take on #24 Lady Tigers.

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NASCAR heads to Richmond this weekend. The Toyota Owners 400 is set for Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Richmond Raceway.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 7:55 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Baseball. The Jackets will host Broome in region play. First pitch 8 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 7:55 p.m. Tomorrow morning, we will have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour at 9 a.m.

Sports 3-31-22

Final scores from last night (3-30-22) for athletic events around Union County

  • Boy’s Varsity Soccer lost to Clinton in a PK shootout

  • Boy’s JV Soccer defeated Clinton in a PK shootout

  • Girl’s Varsity Soccer lost to Clinton 4-0

  • Girl’s JV Soccer lost to Clinton 6-1

  • Boy’s Tennis defeated Gaffney, 5-1

 

On the schedule for tonight (Weather Permitting)

  • Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will travel to Byrnes- we will have the Varsity game here on WBCU

  • Union County High School Boy’s Tennis will host Clinton

  • Union County High School Track and Field will be at Broome

  • Sims Middle School Softball will travel to Jonesville at 5 p.m.

  • Sims Middle School Baseball will host Byrnes at 6 p.m.

  • Jonesville Middle School Baseball will travel to Chesnee at 6 p.m.

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#16 Clemson Softball defeated South Carolina in their annual matchup, 8-1. Union County native Bailey Betenbaugh took the loss for the Lady Gamecocks in the circle. She allowed five runs, three earned, on three hits.

 

South Carolina Women’s Basketball pick up two big awards last night. Head coach Dwan Staley was named the Naismith Coach of the year. Aliyah Boston was named the Naismith Player of the Year as well. South Carolina will take on Louisville tomorrow night in the Women’s Final Four.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Softball. The Lady Jackets will take on Byrnes. First pitch is at 6 p.m. If the game is rained out, we will have Sports Talk with Phil Kornbult.

Sports 3-30-22

Union County High School Varsity Baseball fell to Broome last night, 3-0. After a slow start by both teams, the Centurions added a run in the 4th and two more in the 6th to get the win. Both teams will face off again on Friday in Union. Union County JV baseball defeated Broome, 12-0. Union County Varsity Softball defeated Chapman last night on the road in region play. The JV Softball team fell to Chapman, 9-2. Boys Tennis defeated Emerald on Monday, 6-0. They play again tonight.

 

Jonesvillle Softball picked up two more wins in the last few days. The Lady Wildcats defeated Spartanburg this past Friday, 27-5. They then defeated Chesnee on Monday, 10-6. The team is now 5-0 with more games set for this week.

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Different outcomes for Clemson and South Carolina Baseball last night. The Tigers defeated Winthrop on the road, 9-3. With the win, Clemson Head Coach Monte Lee picked up his 500th career win as a head coach. The Tigers host NC State for ACC play this Friday night. South Carolina fell at home to Presbyterian, 9-6. They will hit the road and travel to Missouri on Friday night at 7 p.m.

Tonight South Carolina and Clemson Softball will face off against each other. First pitch is at 7 p.m. from Clemson.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 3-29-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Baseball will travel to Broome. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 8 p.m. We will have the Varsity game here on WBCU. Union County Varsity and JV Softball will travel to Chapman for region play. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game at 7:30 p.m. Union County High School Boys and Girls Soccer will take on Chapman tonight. The Boys will be at home with the Girls on the road in Inman. The JV games are set for 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow around 7 p.m. Jonesville Middle School Baseball will travel to Spartanburg at 6 p.m. Sims Middle Baseball will host Broome at 6 p.m. Sims Middle School Softball will host Boiling Springs at 6 p.m.

 

USC Union Softball split their doubleheader yesterday against East Georgia State College. The Lady Bantams dropped game one 11-5, but fought back and won game two, 15-12. They are back in action on the road this weekend.

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South Carolina Women’s Basketball team now know who they will face in their Final Four matchup on Friday. #1 Louisville defeated #3 Michigan last night to move on and face the Lady Gamecocks. Also moving on last night was #2 UConn. The Lady Huskies defeated #1 N.C. State in double overtime, 91-87. They will face Stanford on Friday.

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South Carolina and Clemson Baseball return to action tonight in mid-week action. South Carolina, who had player Braylen Wimmer named SEC Co-Player of the Week yesterday, will host Presbyterian tonight at Founders Park. First pitch is at 7 p.m. Clemson will hit the road and travel to Rock Hill. The Tigers will take on Winthrop at 6 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 7:55 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Baseball. The Jackets travel to Broome for region play. First pitch is at 8 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 7:55 p.m.

Sports 3-28-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Boys Tennis will host Emerald for region play. Sims Softball will travel to Broome at 6 p.m. Jonesville Softball will host Chesnee at 5 p.m.

 

Local finals from this past Friday

  • Union County Baseball defeated Woodruff, 8-4

  • Union County Softball fell to Broome, 4-1

  • Both Union County Boys and Girls Soccer defeated Broome

 

USC Union Baseball split their games with Louisburg College this weekend going 1 for 2 on both days. USC Union Softball lost both games yesterday to SMC, 7-3 and 6-5. The Lady Bantams are back in action today when they host East Georgia State College for a doubleheader. Game one today is at 1 p.m.

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The Final Four is now set for the Men’s Division I basketball tournament. They include:

  • #1 Kansas Vs #2 Villanova

  • #2 Duke Vs #8 North Carolina

South Carolina Women’s Basketball team defeated Creighton by 30 points last night to advance to the Final Four in the women’s tournament. They will find out who they play in the next round today.

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South Carolina Baseball bounced back after losing their first game against #4 Vanderbilt to take the series this weekend.  Clemson Baseball had a tough weekend in Pittsburgh. The Tigers lost their doubleheader on Friday. Due to weather in the area on Saturday and Sunday. The rest of the series was cancelled. Both teams are back in action this week.

 

Clemson Softball took their series against Louisville taking two out of three this weekend. South Carolina Softball dropped all three games to #4 Alabama this weekend. Both teams face each other this week.

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Ross Chastain won his first ever Cup series win yesterday at the NASCAR heads to Austin, Texas this weekend. The win was also the first win for Trackhouse Racing in the Cup series as well. Alex Bowman finished second. Christopher Bell, Chase Elliott, and Tyler Reddick round out the top five.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 3-25-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Baseball will host Woodruff. The JV game is set for 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have the Varsity game here on WBCU. Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will host Broome tonight. The JV games is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game at 7:30 p.m. Union County High School Boys and Girls Soccer will take on Broome tonight. The Girls will be at home while the Boys will travel to Broome. The JV games are set for 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity games at 7 p.m.

Union County High School Boys Tennis picked up a big region win last night over Chapman, 4-2

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The University of South Carolina announced yesterday the hiring of their new Men’s Basketball coach, Lamont Paris. Paris has spent the last five seasons as the coach of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The team finished the last three seasons with a record of 65-29. Paris led the team to the Southern Conference title this season and a berth in the NCAA tournament. Paris also spent time as an assistant with Wisconsin and Akron. He replaces Frank Martin who was let go last week.

The first four games in the round of 16 saw two number one seeds fall last night. Finals include:

  • #4 Arkansas 74, #1 Gonzaga 68

  • #2 Villanova 63, #11 Michigan 55

  • #2 Duke 78, #3 Texas Tech 73

  • #5 Houston 72, #1 Arizona 60

The round of 16 continues today. Games include

  • #15 St. Peter’s Vs #3 Purdue

  • #4 Providence Vs #1 Kansas

  • #4 UCLA Vs #8 North Carolina

  • #11 Iowa St. Vs #10 Miami

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South Carolina Baseball opened up their series with #4 Vanderbilt last night with a loss, 10-0. They continue the series tonight at 7 p.m. Clemson Baseball has moved their schedule around for their series at Pittsburgh this weekend. The Tigers will play a doubleheader today and finish the series tomorrow.

Clemson Softball will host Louisville this weekend for a three-game series starting today. South Carolina Softball will host Alabama this weekend. The first game is tonight at 6 p.m.

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NASCAR heads to Austin, Texas this weekend. The EchoPark Automotive Texas Grand Prix is set for Sunday at 3:30 p.m. on FOX.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 7:40 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Baseball. The Jackets host Woodruff for region play. First pitch is at 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 7:40 p.m.

Sports 3-24-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Tennis will host Chapman for region play this afternoon. Union County High School Track and Field will travel to Broome this evening. Jonesville Middle Baseball will host Landrum at 5 p.m. Sims Baseball will travel to Spartanburg at 5:30 p.m. Sims Softball will travel to Boiling Springs at 6 p.m.

Jonesville Softball had their game with Lewisville postponed to due weather yesterday. Union County Boys and Girls Soccer both played Clinton. The Boys won, 2-1, while the Girls fell, 5-4.

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The round of 16 will get underway tonight in the NCAA Division I tournament. Games include:

  • #1 Gonzaga Vs #4 Arkansas

  • #2 Villanova Vs #11 Michigan

  • #2 Duke Vs #3 Texas Tech

  • #1 Arizona Vs #5 Houston

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Clemson Baseball returned to action last night with a victory over Winthrop. The Tigers won, 10-2. Clemson will head north this weekend as they travel to Pittsburgh. South Carolina kicks off a 3-game series with #4 Vanderbilt tonight at Founders Park. First pitch is at 8 p.m.

Clemson Softball fell on the road last night to the Georgia Bulldogs, 3-2. The Lady Tigers will host Louisville this weekend for a three-game series. South Carolina Softball had their game against Charlotte postponed due to weather. They will pick back up tomorrow when they host Alabama at 6 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 3-23-22

Union County High School Varsity Baseball picked up their second straight win of the week last night at Woodruff, 5-4. The Jackets jumped out to an early two run lead. After Woodruff cut it to within 1 in the 6th inning, the Jackets were able to hold on in the 7th to pick up their first region win of the year. Kevon Hughes picked up the win on the mound. He allowed 4 runs, 5 hits, and struck out 8. Both teams will face off against each other again on Friday in Union. Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball also picked up wins at Woodruff last night. The Varsity team won, 21-1. The JV team defeated Woodruff, 7-0.

 

Jonesville Softball stayed undefeated on Monday as they defeated Spartanburg. The game was called after the 5th inning with the final, 30-0. The team is set to host Lewisville tonight at 5:30 p.m. They will take on Spartanburg again on Friday.

 

USC Union Softball is back in action today as they host Belmont Abbey JV for a doubleheader. The first game is at 1 p.m. at the Timken Sports Complex.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Baseball fell in mid-week action last night. The Tigers lost at home to Coastal Carolina, 16-7. They return to action tonight as they host Winthrop at 6 p.m. South Carolina will fell at Charleston as The Citadel came back to defeat the Gamecocks, 4-3. In Spartanburg last night, Wofford defeated crosstown rival USC Upstate, 10-6.

South Carolina and Clemson Softball will look to bounce back after dropping their conference series this past weekend. South Carolina will head to Charlotte to face the 49ers. First pitch is at Clemson will travel to Athens to face the Georgia Bulldogs. First pitch is at 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 3-22-22

Union County High School Varsity Baseball picked up a big road victory last night at Chester, 7-5. The Jackets, who were down early, scored 3 runs in the 4th to take their first lead of the night. Solid pitching from Mason Small on the mound allowed the Jackets to hold on to the lead and get the win. The Jackets hit the road again today. They will travel to region foe Woodruff. First pitch is at 7:45 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. The JV baseball game at Woodruff will be at 5:30 p.m. Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will also travel to Woodruff for region play today. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7:30 p.m. Union County High School Boys and Girls Soccer will also take on Woodruff tonight. The Boys will host Woodruff while the Girls will travel to Woodruff. The JV games are set for 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow around 7 p.m. Union County High School Track and Field will be at Broome High School tonight. Sims Baseball will host Spartanburg today at 6 p.m. Sims Softball will host Byrnes Chesnee today at 6 p.m. Jonesville Baseball will host Broome at 5 p.m.

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Clemson and South Carolina Baseball both return to mid-week action today. The Tigers will host Coastal Carolina at 6 p.m. South Carolina will travel to the coast and take on The Citadel at 7 p.m. South Carolina Softball lost in their final game of the 3-game series at Auburn last night in extra innings, 4-3. Union County native Bailey Betenbaugh took the loss in the circle throwing a complete game. She allowed four runs, while giving up six hits and striking out five.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 7:40 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Varsity Baseball. The Jackets will travel to Woodruff for region play. First pitch is at 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 7:40 p.m.

Sports 3-21-22

All local sports that were set for this past Friday were postponed due to weather. Many teams will be back in action today. That includes Union County High School Varsity Baseball. The Yellow Jackets will hit the road and take on Chester. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Union County High School Boys Tennis will travel to Broome for region play today. Sims Baseball will host Oakbrook Prep today at 6 p.m. Sims Softball will travel to Chesnee today at 5 p.m. Jonesville Softball will host Spartanburg at 5:30 p.m.

USC Union Baseball also had weather related issues this weekend. Their Saturday games were postponed due to field conditions. The Bantams then fell twice yesterday to USC Sumter, 5-3 and 10-1.

 

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After a busy weekend in college basketball, we now know what teams will make up the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Division One tournament. They are:

  • North Carolina

  • Kansas

  • Michigan

  • Providence

  • UCLA

  • Arkansas

  • Saint Peter’s

  • Gonzaga

  • Houston

  • Villanova

  • Duke

  • Iowa St.

  • Texas Tech

  • Miami

  • Purdue

  • Arizona

Games continue on Thursday

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Clemson and South Carolina Baseball both lose their conference series openers this weekend. The #18 Tigers dropped two of three to Miami. The Tigers did win yesterday to close the series, 20-5. South Carolina lost all 3 games to #7 Tennessee this weekend. South Carolina Softball will finish their series at Auburn today. The Lady Gamecocks won the opener on Saturday but lost yesterday to the Lady Tigers. Clemson softball lost their series at #13 Duke this weekend.

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William Bryon won the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 yesterday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Bryon was able to hold off a late push from a number of cars in the late laps at the newly repaved track. Ross Chastian finished second. Kurt Busch, Daniel Suarez, and Corey Lajoie round out the top five. The teams head to Austin, Texas this weekend to race at Circuit of the Americas.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Varsity Baseball. The Jackets will travel to Chester for play. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 5:55 p.m.

Sports 3-18-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Baseball host Clinton for region play. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have the Varsity game here on WBCU. Union County High School Softball will be in tournament action this weekend against at Byrnes High School. The Lady Jackets will take on Berkley and Greer tonight. They will play three more games tomorrow as well. The JV softball team will also be in action today and tomorrow. They will play Clover tonight and Dorman tomorrow morning. Union County High School Boys and Girls Soccer will take on Clinton tonight. The Boys will be at Clinton while the Girls will host the Red Devils. The JV games are set for 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity games at 7 p.m. Jonesville Softball will host Blacksburg at 5 p.m.

 

USC Union Baseball will host USC Sumter this weekend in Jonesville. USC Union Softball is off this weekend.

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Day one of the men’s NCAA basketball division one tournament is done and in the books. A couple of upsets on day one include:

  • #15 St. Peter’s over #2 Kentucky

  • #12 New Mexico St. over #5 UConn

  • #12 Richmond over #5 Iowa

  • #11 Michigan over #6 Colorado St.

 

16 more games are on tap for today. Some of the headliners include:

  • #2 Duke Vs #15 CSU Fullerton

  • #6 LSU Vs # 11Iowa St.

  • #7 Michigan St. Vs #10 Davidson

  • #8 Seton Hall Vs #9 TCU

  • #6 Texas Vs #11 Virginia Tech

  • # 6 Alabama Vs #11 Notre Dame

  • #7 USC Vs #10 Miami

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Clemson and South Carolina Baseball begin conference play this weekend. The #18 Tigers host Miami starting tonight at 6 p.m. South Carolina looks to stay hot as they travel to #7 Tennessee. The first game of the series is tonight at 6:30 p.m. South Carolina Softball defeated the College of Charleston yesterday, 10-3. They travel to Auburn for a 3-game series starting tomorrow. Clemson softball starts a series at #13 Duke this evening at 6 p.m.

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NASCAR returns to the east coast for their first trip to Atlanta of the year. The newly paved racetrack will host the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on Sunday. The race is set for 3 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. until 7:40 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Varsity Baseball. The Jackets host Clinton for their home region opener. First pitch is at 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 7:40 p.m.

Sports 3-17-22

Most athletic events around Union County were postponed yesterday due to weather. They included

  • Union County High School Varsity and JV baseball Vs Lancaster

  • Union County High School Varsity and JV softball Vs Byrnes

  • Jonesville Middle School Baseball Vs Spartanburg

  • Sims Middle School Softball Vs Spartanburg

Union County High School Girls Soccer picked up a win last night over Emerald, 3-0. The Boys fell to Emerald, 2-0.

Jonesville Middle School Softball did pick up a win on Tuesday against Lewisville, 10-3. The Lady Wildcats jumped out to a late led early. Pitcher Jeniyah Barber and the defense also held the Lady Lions in check most of the game. Jonesville travels to Chesnee today at 6 p.m. The Jonesville baseball team will host Chesnee today at 5 p.m. Sims Softball will travel to Byrnes today at 6 p.m. Union County High School Tennis will travel to Woodruff.

 

Yesterday, the South Carolina Athletic Administrators Association named region athletic directors for all region in the state. Union County High School Athletic Director Scott Sherbert was named Region 3-3A athletic director of the year.

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The men’s NCAA basketball division one tournament official gets underway today. Games today include

  • #11 Michigan Vs #6 Colorado St.

  • #13 South Dakota St. Vs #4 Providence

  • #9 Memphis Vs #8 Boise St.

  • #16 Norfolk St. Vs #1 Baylor

  • #14 Longwood Vs #3 Tennessee

  • #12 Richmond Vs #5 Iowa

  • #16 Georgia State Vs #1 Gonzaga

  • #9 Marquette Vs #8 North Carolina

  • #12 New Mexico St. Vs #5 UConn

  • #15 St. Peter’s Vs #2 Kentucky

  • #12 Indiana Vs #5 St. Mary’s

  • #9 Creighton Vs #8 SDSU

  • #13 Vermont Vs #4 Arkansas

  • #10 San Francisco Vs #7 Murray St.

  • #13 Akron Vs #4 UCLA

  • #16 Texas Southern Vs #1 Kansas

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Sports 3-16-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Baseball will host Lancaster for their home opener. First pitch is at 7:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Union County JV Baseball will also play at Clinton at 5:30 p.m. Union County High School Softball will host Byrnes tonight. Both the Varsity and JV game are at 6 p.m. Union County High School Track and Field will travel to Spartanburg High School. Union County High School Boys Tennis will host Gaffney at 4 p.m. Jonesville Baseball will host Spartanburg this evening at 5 p.m. Sims Softball will host Spartanburg at 6 p.m. All games are weather permitting today due to rain expected to be in the area most of the day.

 

Union County Varsity Baseball dropped their region opener last night to Clinton, 15-4. The Red Devils jumped out to a 2-0 lead early. Clinton then added 8 runs in the 3rd while Union County struggled to get runs in. Union County will look to bounce back today as they host Lancaster. Both Union County High School Girls Soccer and Softball picked up wins last night.

 

USC Union Baseball won both games in their doubleheader yesterday. The Bantams defeated Montreat College JV 19-8 in game one and 6-2 in game two.

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Different results for South Carolina and Clemson baseball yesterday in mid-week action. South Carolina shut-out Gardner-Webb, 12-0. #18 Clemson fell Georgia State, 5-1. Both teams will gear up for conference play starting Friday. South Carolina will hit the road and travel to Tennessee while Clemson will host Miami.

 

Clemson softball picked up a mid-week win yesterday against Gardner-Webb, 8-0. South Carolina Softball has moved their game today against the College of Charleston to Thursday due to weather tomorrow.

 

One local college baseball team pulled a big upset last night. The College of Charleston defeated #2 Texas, 8-4. The Longhorns now have lost 3 straight after losing to their series to South Carolina this weekend.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. until 7:25 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Varsity Baseball. The Yellow Jackets will host Lancaster for play. First pitch is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 7:25 p.m. weather permitting.

Sports 3-15-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Baseball will travel to Clinton for their season opener and region opener. First pitch is at 7:45 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Union County JV Baseball will also play at Clinton at 5:30 p.m. Union County High School Softball will host Clinton tonight. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7:30 p.m. Union County High School Boys Soccer will host Lewisville tonight while the Girls soccer team will travel to Lewisville. The JV games is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow around 7 p.m. Jonesville Baseball will travel to Landrum this evening at 6 p.m.

 

USC Union Baseball has added a doubleheader for today. The Bantams will host Montreat College JV at Jonesville for games starting at 1 p.m.

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One day after not making the NCAA tournament nor the NIT, South Carolina parted ways with Men’s Basketball head coach Frank Martin. Martin led the team for the last decade, winning 171 games. During the 2016-17 season, Martin led the team all the way to the final four for the first time in school history. While South Carolina has finished in the top half of the SEC in the last three out of four seasons, the team has yet to return to the tournament under Martin. The school announced they will begin the process of finding a new head coach immediately.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina baseball have mid-week games today. Clemson, who moved up to #18 in the nation in the newest poll released yesterday, will host Georgia State tonight at 6 p.m. South Carolina, who had pitcher Matthew Becker named Co-Pitcher of the week yesterday by the SEC, will host Gardner-Webb tonight. First pitch is at 7 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves made a big trade yesterday as they begin to gear up for the season now the lockout is over. Atlanta traded for 1B Matt Olson from the Oakland A’s. Olson, who received his first All-Star selection last season, hit 39 home runs last year as well as had 111 RBI. In exchange for Olson, Atlanta gave up 4 players including OF Christian Pache. The move also comes as Atlanta has yet to resign five-time All-Star 1B Freddie Freeman to a new contract.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. until 7:40 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Union County High School Varsity Baseball. The Yellow Jackets travel to Clinton for play. First pitch is at 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 7:40 p.m.

Sports 3-14-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Boys Tennis will travel to Clinton for region play. Sims Middle School softball will host Chesnee at 6 p.m. Jonesville Middle School softball will host Blacksburg. Sims Middle School baseball will travel to

 

USC Union lost 3 out of 4 games this weekend to SMC. On Saturday, the Bantams dropped game one, 13-4. They came back to win game two, 10-4. Spartanburg Methodist then took both games on Sunday, 5-4 and 5-4.

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March Madness is now in full swing. The NCAA released the tournament bracket last night. Gonzaga is the #1 overall seed. Kansas, Arizona, and Baylor are also #1 seeds in the tournament. The first games get underway on tomorrow.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Baseball won their series this weekend. South Carolina picked up the series win over #1 Texas. The Longhorns took game one on Saturday, 9-5. The Gamecocks fought back and took both games yesterday, 4-2 and 9-4. Clemson took their series against Northeastern. The Tigers took the first two games, 9-6 and 10-4. They did lose game three yesterday for their first loss of the year, 5-3. Both teams have mid-week games coming up this week. Clemson softball won all three of their games this weekend in the Tiger Invitational. They swept Illinois, 3-1 and 4-0. They also defeated Liberty, 5-4. They will take on Liberty again today at 4 p.m. South Carolina Softball lost their series to #15 Georgia. The Lady Gamecocks dropped the first two games before winning yesterday, 7-3.

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NASCAR saw a first time winner in the Cup series yesterday. Chase Briscoe won at Phoenix Raceway yesterday to pick up his first career Cup series win. Ross Chastain finished second. Tyler Reddick, Ryan Blaney, and Kurt Busch round out the top five. The series returns East next weekend when they travel to Atlanta.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 3-11-22

Weather has once again affected the schedule for local teams today and this weekend. Union County High School Varsity and JV Softball will not play Mid-Carolina today. That game has been postponed. USC Union Softball has also postponed all 4 of their games this weekend. As of now, USC Union Baseball will still be in action this weekend. They will visit SMC for doubleheaders Saturday and Sunday.

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South Carolina Basketball struggled last night in the 2nd half as they fell to Mississippi St. in round 2 of the SEC tournament, 73-51. After a close first half, the Bulldogs ran away from South Carolina in the second half, out scoring them by 20 points. Erik Stevenson led the way for South Carolina with 18 points.

 

South Carolina St. fell to Morgan St. in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Conference Tournament, 80-77.

It was announced yesterday that Wofford Basketball will participate in the Basketball Classic post-season tournament. The Terriers will host the first-round next week in Spartanburg. The opponent will be announced later.

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South Carolina and Clemson baseball are back at home for 3-game series this weekend. South Carolina will welcome in the #1 team in the country to Columbia for play, Texas. The Longhorns and Gamecocks open up their series today at 1 p.m. The undefeated Tigers will host Northeastern starting this afternoon as well.

 

South Carolina Softball will host #15 Georgia for SEC play this weekend in a 3-game series. Clemson Softball will play host to the Tiger Invitational this weekend. They will take on both Illinois and Liberty for doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday.

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NASCAR finishes out their west coast trip this weekend in Phoenix. The Ruoff Mortgage 500 is set for Sunday at 3:30 p.m. on Fox

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tomorrow morning we will have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour starting at 9 a.m.

 

Sports 3-10-22

A number of local athletic events have been postponed due to weather again today. That includes Union County High School Baseball’s home opener against Lewisville for tonight. Sims and Jonesville Middle softball game against each other has also been postponed. Jonesville baseball also was rained out yesterday at Dorman. They will make up that game later this year.

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Clemson Basketball fell in the 2nd round of the ACC conference tournament last night to Virginia Tech in overtime, 76-75. After being down by 11 at halftime, the Tigers fought back tying the game at the end of regulation. In overtime, Clemson went up by 2 in the closing seconds. With time expiring, Darius Maddox hit a buzzer beater 3 point shot to give Virginia Tech the win. P.J. Hall led the way for Clemson with 16 points.  

 

South Carolina basketball opens up play in the SEC conference tournament tonight. The Gamecocks will take on Mississippi St. in round 2 of the tournament. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU this evening.

 

South Carolina St. will also open up tournament play today. The Bulldogs will take on Morgan St. in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Conference tourney. Tip-off is 6 p.m.

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Clemson baseball stayed undefeated last night as they defeated Michigan St, 4-2. The Tigers will host Northeastern coming up this weekend for a 3-game series starting tomorrow. Clemson Softball defeated Mercer last night, 3-0. They return to action on Saturday.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have South Carolina Basketball. The Gamecocks open up play in the SEC Tournament from Tampa, Florida. They will take on Mississippi St. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage at 5:30 p.m.

Sports 3-9-22

A number of Union County High School athletic events were postponed yesterday due to weather. They include:

  • Baseball at Lewisville

  • Softball at Landrum

  • Boys Tennis at home against SCA

  • Boys Soccer at Chester (The game has been moved to March 31st)

Sims Middle School Softball had their game at Spartanburg cancelled

Jonesville Middle School Softball had their game at Lewisville postponed until next Tuesday at 6 p.m.

 

Around the county in sports today, Jonesville Middle School Baseball will travel to Dorman at 6 p.m. Sims Middle School Softball will travel to Dorman at 5 p.m. Union County High School Track and Field will open up their season at Dorman.

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Clemson Basketball opened up the ACC Conference Tournament yesterday with a victory over NC State, 70-64. The Tigers led by 5 points at halftime. The Wolfpack cut the lead to within 4 late but could not complete the comeback. P.J. Hall led the way for Clemson as he had a double-double. The Tigers will move on to face their opponent from this past weekend, Virginia Tech in round two of the tournament. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. from Brooklyn. We will have the game here on WBCU.

 

Both South Carolina Basketball teams received honors yesterday. On the men’s side, freshman guard Devin Carter was named to the SEC All-Freshman team. The Miami, Florida native averaged 9 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists this season. He also scored in double figures seven times in league play. On the women’s side, head coach Dawn Staley was named as a semifinalist for the Naismith Women’s College Coach of the Year.

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South Carolina Baseball fell in mid-week action yesterday to Xavier, 15-7. Now 7-5 on the year, South Carolina will welcome in #1 Texas on Friday. Clemson baseball had their game with ETSU postponed yesterday due to weather. It will be made up on April 20th.

 

South Carolina Softball won both games yesterday in their double-header at home. The Lady Gamecocks won the first game over Youngstown St., 12-7. They then defeated Michigan St., 4-1. They face #15 Georgia this weekend. Clemson softball is in action today. The Lady Tigers take on Mercer in mid-week action. First pitch is at 6 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers take on Virginia Tech in round 2 of the ACC Tournament. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage at 6 p.m. from Brooklyn.

Sports 3-4-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Softball will travel to Byrnes.

 

Union County High School Boys Varsity Soccer picked up a win last night over Landrum, 3-1.

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USC Union Baseball split their double header again yesterday against Erskine JV. The Bantams dropped the first game of the day, 19-7, but won game two, 12-2. The team is off this weekend before returning on Wednesday, March 9th. USC Union Softball is at Fayetteville Technical Community College today for a doubleheader.

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Clemson and South Carolina basketball will play their last regular season game of the season tomorrow. Clemson will host Virginia Tech at 2 p.m. South Carolina hits the road and takes on #5 Auburn at 1 p.m. We will have the South Carolina game here on WBCU tomorrow afternoon

Other local teams in action this weekend

  • Big South Conference Tourney Round 2- Charleston Southern Vs USC Upstate- 2 p.m. today

  • Southern Conference Tourney Round 1- The Citadel Vs ETSU- Today at 5 p.m.

  • Big South Conference Tourney Round 2- Winthrop Vs High Point- Today at 6 p.m.

  • Southern Conference Tourney Round 2- VMI Vs Wofford- Tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.

Both Coastal Carolina and South Carolina St. fell yesterday in their conference tournaments.

 

 

Clemson Lady Tigers fell to #21 Virginia Tech in the ACC Women’s Tournament yesterday. #1 South Carolina will play for the first time in the SEC Women’s Tournament today when they take on Arkansas in Round 3.

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The annual South Carolina and Clemson baseball rivalry returns this weekend with the first game of the series tonight in Columbia. First pitch is at 7 p.m. The series will play game two tomorrow at Segra Park, home of the minor league team, the Columbia Fireflies at 4 p.m. Game three will be Sunday at Clemson at 3 p.m. We will have all 3 games here on WBCU this weekend.

 

Clemson Softball will begin ACC play today as they host #6 Virginia Tech. South Carolina Softball is in Orlando, Florida this weekend to take on UCF and Florida Gulf Coast twice.

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NASCAR is at Las Vegas this weekend. The Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube gets underway on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. on Fox.

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This weekend on WBCU, we’ll have the Clemson and South Carolina baseball series. The Tigers and Gamecocks start the series tonight when they meet in Columbia at 7 p.m. Pre-game covarge begins at 6:30 following Sports Talk. Game two tomorrow is set for 4 p.m. with game three set for 3 p.m. Also, we will have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.

Sports 3-8-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County Baseball will open up the regular season at Lewisville High School. First pitch is at 6:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Union County High School Boys Soccer will travel to Chester with the JV game at 6 p.m. The Varsity game will follow around 7:30 p.m. Union County Boys Tennis will host Spartanburg Christian Academy at 4:30 p.m.

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USC Union Baseball has cancelled their games for Wednesday due to weather.

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Clemson basketball will open the first round of the ACC conference tournament today in Brooklyn. They will take on NC State. Tip-off is at 4:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Furman lost the Southern Conference Tournament Championship last night to Chattanooga in overtime on a 3-point buzzer beater. Chattanooga will move on to the NCAA tournament.

The College of Charleston lost in the third round of the Colonial Conference Tournament to UNC Wilmington, 69-57.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina baseball are back in action today following their series against each other this past weekend. Clemson will host East Tennessee St. at 1 p.m. South Carolina will host Xavier at 3 p.m. South Carolina Softball will play a doubleheader today. They will first face Youngstown State at 1 p.m. then take on Michigan State at 3:30 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Clemson basketball. The Tigers take on NC State in the first round of the ACC Conference Tournament. Tip-off is a 4:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage at 4 p.m. Following Clemson basketball, we will have Union County High School baseball. The Yellow Jackets open up the year on the road at Louisville High School. First pitch is at 6:30 p.m. We will have coverage around 6:25 p.m.

 

Sports 3-7-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Girls Soccer will host Chester. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7 p.m. Union County High School Boys Tennis will travel to Hillcrest. Union County JV Baseball will host Andrew Jackson at 6 p.m. Sims and Jonesville Middle School Baseball will open up the season against each other at the Timken Sports Complex at 6 p.m.

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Clemson and South Carolina basketball both finished out the regular season on Saturday but in different fashion. Clemson defeated Virginia Tech 63-59. After trailing by 3 at halftime, the Tigers fought back and took the lead in the 2nd half. P.J. Hall had 12 points off the bench for Clemson. South Carolina fell at #5 Auburn. The Tigers put up 48 points on the Gamecocks in the first half. They also out shot South Carolina from the 3-point line and free throw line. Jermaine Couisnard led the way for the Gamecocks with 22 points. Both teams will now look ahead to their conference championships this week.

 

Other local college basketball teams finals from this weekend

  • Wofford lost to Chattanooga in round three of the Southern Conference tourney, 79-56

  • Furman defeated Samford, 71-68, in round three of the Southern Conference tourney. Furman will take on Chattanooga tonight in the championship game

  • Longwood defeated Winthrop in round four of the Big South Conference Tourney, 79-58

  • The College of Charleston defeated Hofstra yesterday in round three of the Colonial conference tourney, 92-76. They will take on UNC Wilmington tonight in round four.

#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks lost to Kentucky yesterday in the SEC Women’s conference tournament championship game, 64-62. The Lady Wildcats out shot the Lady Gamecocks 21 to 7 in the 4th quarter to come back and win. Aliyah Boston had a double-double for South Carolina with 21 points and 11 rebounds. The Lady Gamecocks will now wait to see where they will play in the NCAA tournament.

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Clemson swept South Carolina in the annual palmetto state rivalry series this weekend. The Tigers took the Friday game in Columbia, 3-2. They then won the Saturday game at Segra Park, 10-2. They closed out the series with a win at home yesterday, 5-2. With the victories, Clemson stays undefeated on the season. Both teams are back in action tomorrow with mid-week games.

Clemson Softball was swept by ACC foe Virginia Tech this weekend. South Carolina Softball took 3 out of 4 games against UCF and Florida Gulf Coast.

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Alex Bowman won his first race of the year yesterday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube. His teammate Kyle Larson finished second. Ross Chastain, Kyle Busch, and William Byron round out the top five. The teams finish out the west coast trip next weekend in Phoenix.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 3-3-22

Around the county in sports today Union County High School Boys Varsity and JV Soccer will travel to Landrum. Union County High School Varsity and JV Girls Soccer will host Landrum. Both JV games start at 5:30 p.m. with Varsity games to follow around 7 p.m.

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Union County High School Softball fell on the road last night to Clover, 10-6.

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Sims Middle School Softball will host a 2-day tournament starting this afternoon. Six teams will compete in the tournament at the Timken Sports Complex. The are Sims, Spartanburg, Dorman, Byrnes, Rainbow Lake, and Boiling Springs. All 6 teams are guaranteed four games over the next two days. Games begin today at 5 p.m. with the second game to follow around 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the gate.

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USC Union Baseball split their games with Montreat JV yesterday. The Bantams dropped game one, 2-1, before winning game two, 8-1. They will return to action this afternoon as they host Erskine JV for a doubleheader. The first game is at 1 pm. with the second game to follow around 3 p.m.

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Clemson Basketball came back to defeat Georgia Tech last night, 68-65. The Tigers, who were down by over 11 during the second half, were able to take the lead with 14 seconds left on the clock off a three-point play from Naz Bohannon. David Collins led the way for Clemson with 19 points. The Tigers are now in 10th place in the ACC standing before going into the final regular season game on Saturday when they host Virginia Tech.

Finals from around local college basketball yesterday in conference tournament action

  • Charleston Southern 79, UNC Asheville 78- Charleston Southern will take on USC Upstate on Friday in round two

  • Campbell 75, Presbyterian 72- (2OT)

Local teams in action today

  • South Carolina St vs N.C. Central

  • Sun Belt conference tournament- Coastal Carolina vs Georgia Southern

Clemson Lady Tigers basketball picked up a win in the first round of the ACC tournament as they defeated Syracuse, 88-69. The Lady Tigers will take on #21 Virginia Tech this morning at 11 a.m.

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South Carolina Softball picked up two wins yesterday in mid-week action. The Lady Gamecocks defeated Charleston Southern in game one 16-2 and in game two 5-2. They will take on UCF on tomorrow.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Sports 3-2-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Softball will travel to Clover. First pitch is at 6 p.m. USC Union Baseball will host Erskine JV for a double header as well today. Games are at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

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South Carolina basketball defeated Missouri last night in SEC play, 73-69. In a close game much of the night, the Gamecocks were able to win the their final home game of the year. Jermaine Couisnard and Devin Carter led the way for the Gamecocks with 17 points each. South Carolina will close out the regular season on Saturday at #5 Auburn.

Clemson Basketball will host Georgia Tech tonight. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Some local programs begin conference tournament play today. In the Big South tournament, Charleston Southern takes on UNC Asheville at 2 p.m. Later in the day, Presbyterian takes on Campbell at 8 p.m.

The Clemson Lady Tigers will play in the first round of the ACC tourney today. They will take on Syracuse at 1 p.m.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina baseball picked wins in mid-week action. Clemson defeated USC Upstate 8-5. South Carolina picked up a win over Appalachian State in Charlotte, 9-6. Both teams will face off with each other this weekend starting Friday in Columbia.

Clemson Softball picked up a win yesterday over Gardner-Webb, 6-0. They start ACC play Friday against Virginia Tech. South Carolina Softball will take on Charleston Southern in doubleheader action this evening. Game one is at 5 p.m. Game two is set to follow around 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Clemson basketball. The Tigers host Georgia Tech in ACC play. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will start with pre-game coverage at 6:30 p.m.

Sports 3-1-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Boys soccer will open the season as they host York. The JV boys get started at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game at 7 p.m.

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South Carolina basketball will host Missouri tonight for the final regular season home game of the year. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU

Other finals from around local college basketball last night

  • Hofstra 89, College of Charleston 84

  • Howard 72, South Carolina St. 62

The SEC and ACC women’s basketball tournament field have been posted. South Carolina Lady Gamecocks are the number one seed in the SEC tournament. They will play their first game on Friday. The Clemson Lady Tigers will play in the first round of the ACC tourney. They will take on Syracuse tomorrow.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina baseball are back in action today with a mid-week game. Clemson will host USC Upstate for the first of two meetings between the teams this year. First pitch is this afternoon at 4 p.m. South Carolina will travel to Truist Field in Charlotte to take on Appalachian State. First pitch is at 6 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have South Carolina basketball. The Gamecocks host Missouri in SEC play. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will start with pre-game coverage at 6:30 p.m.

Sports 2-28-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Softball will host Seneca in a rematch of last years Upper State Championship. First pitch is at 6 p.m.

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Union County High School wrestler Zack Freeman won the Class 3A 126 pound state championship. Freeman won with a pin in the first period. Teammate Peyton Gregory brought home the bronze medal in the 195 pound class. He also won with a pin in the first period.

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Union County Varsity Baseball lost all three of their tournament games this weekend. The Jackets fell to Spartanburg on Friday, 10-0. They then fell to Woodruff and Chesnee on Saturday, 2-0 and 9-7.

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USC Union Baseball won 3 out of 4 games this weekend over Mott Community College. On Friday, the Bantams won game one, 12-9, and game two, 8-4. They then lost the first game on Saturday, 9-3. They closed out the weekend with a walk-off win on Saturday, 4-3. USC Union Softball had their games at Caldwell Community College postponed due to weather.

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In a crazy weekend in college basketball where the top 6 teams in the county fell, Clemson picked up a win while South Carolina lost. The Tigers defeated Boston College, 70-60. In a close game early on, Clemson took over late to get the win. Chase Hunter led the way for Clemson with 23 points. South Carolina fell to #24 Alabama on the road, 90-71. The Tide put up 50 points on the Gamecocks in the first half. Erik Stevenson led the Gamecocks with 17 points. Clemson returns to action on Wednesday when they host Georgia Tech. South Carolina will host Missouri tomorrow.

Other finals from around local college basketball

  • Winthrop 92, Charleston Southern 86

  • N.C. Asheville 98, Presbyterian 96 (3OT)

  • Wofford 74, Mercer 67

  • Furman 94, The Citadel 59

  • USC Upstate 72, Gardner-Webb 70

 

Over on the women’s side, #1 South Carolina defeated Ole Miss yesterday 71-57. Clemson Lady Tigers fell to Miami, 76-40

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Both Clemson and South Carolina baseball swept their weekend series. Clemson won all three games from Hartford while South Carolina swept George Washington. Both teams have mid-week games before facing off with each other next weekend.

Clemson softball won the Clemson Classic this weekend. The Lady Tigers defeated Boston University in the championship game, 7-3

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Current Cup series champion Kyle Larson won the Wise Power 400 yesterday out in California. Larson held off Joey Logano, Austin Dillion, and Daniel Suarez in the closing laps for the win. Dillion finished second. Erik Jones, Suarez, and Logano round out the top five. The series stays out west next weekend as they move to Las Vegas.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 2-25-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Baseball will open play in the Hub City Classic in Spartanburg. The Yellow Jackets will take on Spartanburg High School tonight at 8 p.m. They will continue the tournament tomorrow as they face Chesnee at 11:30 a.m. and then Woodruff at 2 p.m. Union County High School Softball will scrimmage Pendleton at home tonight at 6 p.m. Union County High School Wrestling will have 3 wrestlers compete in the State championship that start today. Zachary Freeman, Omar Glenn, and Peyton Gregory will represent Union County in the event.

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In person Dixie Girls Softball will be held tomorrow at the Bonham Fire Department. It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Individuals can still sign children up online at ucdixiegirls.com as well.

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USC Union Baseball will host Mott Community College both today and tomorrow for doubleheader action. Games are at 1 and 3:30 both days. USC Union Softball travels to Caldwell Community College tomorrow for two games.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Basketball hit the road for conference play. Clemson travels to Boston College at 3 p.m. That game can be found on the ACC Network. South Carolina travels to #24 Alabama at 6 p.m. That game is on the SEC Network. We will also have the South Carolina game here on WBCU tomorrow.

Other local teams in action

  • Gardner-Webb at USC Upstate

  • Mercer at Wofford

  • Furman at The Citadel

  • Charleston Southern at Winthrop

  • PC at N.C. Asheville

  • South Carolina St. at Norfolk St.

#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks rolled past Texas A&M last night, 89-49. They play at Ole Miss on Sunday. The Clemson Lady Tigers fell to #14 Notre Dame last night, 77-56. They play at Miami also on Sunday.

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College baseball action this weekend

  • Clemson will host Hartford for a 3-game series starting today

  • South Carolina will host George Washington for a 3-game series starting today

Clemson Softball host the Clemson Classic tournament this weekend. South Carolina Softball host the Carolina Classic this weekend.

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NASCAR starts their three-week trip out west on Sunday. The Wise Power 400 from Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California is set for 3:30 p.m. on Fox.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Sports 2-24-22

A day after being named to the Region 3-3A All Region team, a Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball player has received another post-season award. Senior Guard JaBryson Hunter was named to the AAA Boys SCBCA All-State Team. This list is features players from around the state of South Carolina and is voted on by Coaches.

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A Union County High School wrestler is headed to the North/South All-Star Game. Peyton Gregory will travel to Myrtle Beach for the event from March 3-5. Gregory won the Upper State Championship in the 195 class this past weekend. He will battle for the state title this weekend.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina basketball picked up home wins last night.

  • Wofford 83, VMI 72

  • Presbyterian 68, Charleston Southern 48

  • Coastal Carolina 74, Arkansas State 69

  • The Citadel 71, Mercer 67

  • Samford 83, Furman 75

USC Upstate will travel to Winthrop tonight at 7 p.m.

Both Clemson and South Carolina Women Basketball teams are in action tonight. The Lady Tigers hit the road and travel to #14 Notre Dame at 8 p.m. The #1 ranked Lady Gamecocks travel to Texas A&M at 8:30 p.m.

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Clemson softball picked up a mid-week win over Charlotte yesterday, 5-2. The Lady Tigers will return to action on Friday when they host the Clemson Classic. Their first opponent for the event will be Boston University.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Sports 2-23-22

Two Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball players were named to the Region 3-3A All-Region team yesterday. Senior Guard JaBryson Hunter and Senior Forward Qaua Kershaw both made the list. Hunter averaged 10.5 points per game in region play. He also had 4.7 assist per game as well. Kershaw averaged 14.3 points per game in region play. He also had 11.4 rebounds a game as well. Head Coach Mitchell Moss was also named Region 3-3A coach of the year as well. Moss led the Jackets to a school record 23 wins as well as undefeated in region play for the first time in school history.

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Weather has changed the schedule for USC Union today. The Bantams were set to host Catawba Valley Community College for a doubleheader this afternoon. Due to possible rain and showers, those games have been postponed. They will hope to make them up later this season.  

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Clemson and South Carolina Basketball both return to action tonight at home. The Tigers will host Wake Forest. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. on ACC Network. We will also have the game here on WBCU as well. South Carolina will host Mississippi State. Tip-off is at 6:30 p.m. on SEC Network.

Other local college basketball teams in action today include

  • Wofford at VMI

  • Charleston Southern at Presbyterian

  • Coastal Carolina at Arkansas State

  • The Citadel at Mercer

  • Furman at Samford

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Both South Carolina and Clemson baseball picked up mid-week wins yesterday. The Gamecocks defeated Winthrop, 7-1. Clemson won a close contest with the College of Charleston, 2-1. Both teams will host series this weekend starting Friday. South Carolina will welcome in George Washington while Clemson will host Hartford.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers host Wake Forest for ACC play. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pre-game coverage starting at 6:30 p.m.

Sports 2-22-22

Around the county in sports today Union County High School Varsity Boys and Girls soccer will host Landrum for a pre-season scrimmage. The Girls are set to start at 5:30 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:30 p.m. Union County High School JV baseball will scrimmage Dorman today at the Timken Sports Complex at 5:30 p.m.

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South Carolina baseball had one player pick up SEC honors after opening weekend. Freshman Michael Braswell was named Freshman of the Week by the conference. Braswell recorded four hits on the weekend over UNC Greensboro. He also had a homerun in the Friday game. Braswell picked up the win on the mound in the Sunday game as well.

South Carolina Baseball returns to action today. The Gamecocks host Winthrop at 4 p.m. Clemson Baseball will also be in action today. The Tigers will take on the College of Charleston for the first of two meetings this season. First pitch is at 4 p.m. as well.

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With just a few weeks left in the college basketball season, the newest AP poll was released yesterday. On the men’s’ side, Gonzaga remained on top. Arizona moved up to second place. Auburn, Purdue, and Kansas round out the top five. On the Womens side, South Carolina stayed on top after their win over Tennessee this past weekend. Stanford was second. N.C. State, Louisville, and Baylor round out the top five.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 2-21-22

Union County High School Boys Basketball fell to Daniel High School in the second round of the 3A playoffs on Friday night in overtime, 56-55. The Jackets trailed by 14 early in the game. Union County cut the fought back to only trail by 2 at halftime. The Jackets and Lions went back and forth in the second half before sending the game to overtime. In overtime, Union County jumped out early to the lead before Daniel came back in the closing seconds to get the win. Union County finished the year 23-5 overall and 10-0 in region play

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USC Union Softball went 2-2 this weekend. The Lady Bantams dropped both games on Friday to East Georgia State College. They defeated Gaston College on Saturday twice to pick up their first victories of the year.

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Clemson Basketball fell to Louisville on Saturday afternoon, 70-61. The Tigers trailed most of the game. Alamir Dawes had 18 points for Clemson in the loss. South Carolina Basketball defeated LSU on Saturday. After trailing at halftime, the Gamecocks fought back in the second half off 33 points from Jermain Couisnard. Both teams are back in action on Wednesday. 

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Clemson baseball swept Indiana to open up the year this weekend. South Carolina baseball took 2 out of 3 from UNC Greensboro as well this weekend. 

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Rookie Austin Cindric won the Daytona 500 yesterday. Cindric held off teammate Ryan Blaney and Bubba Wallace on the last lap to get his first Cup series win. Wallace finished second with Chase Briscoe, Blaney, and Aric Almirola rounding out the top 5. The series moves out west for the next few weeks.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 2-18-22

Union County High School Boys Basketball will host Daniel High School tonight for the second round of the 3A Upper State playoffs. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Union County High School Girls Basketball had their season come to a close last night as they fell in the first round on the 3A playoffs to Blue Ridge, 83-32. Precious Rice had 11 points for the Lady Jackets. Union County finished the season 11-10 overall and 5-5 in region play.

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USC Union baseball will not be in action this weekend. Their games with Lincoln Trail College have been cancelled. USC Union Softball is in action this weekend. The Lady Bantams will look for their first win of the season as they travel to East Georgia State today and Gaston College tomorrow.

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GNCC returns to Union this weekend for their season opener at Big Buck Farm on Saturday and Sunday. Racing begins Saturday morning at 8 a.m. with races all throughout the day. This is the first of two events held at Big Buck Farm this year for GNCC.

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Clemson and South Carolina basketball return to action this weekend. The Tigers travel to Louisville tomorrow at 3 p.m. South Carolina host LSU tomorrow at 3:30 p.m.  We will have the Clemson game here on WBCU tomorrow afternoon.

Other local college basketball teams in action tomorrow

  • Wofford at Furman

  • USC Upstate at Charleston Southern

  • Troy at Coastal Carolina

  • Gardner-Webb at Presbyterian

  • Winthrop at N.C. Asheville

#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks defeated Auburn last night, 75-38. The Lady Gamecocks have a big game this Sunday when they host #12 Tennessee at 1 p.m. The Clemson Lady Tiger are also in action at home on Sunday. They host Duke at 2 p.m.

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The official start to college baseball is today. South Carolina will open up the year with a series against UNC Greensboro starting today. Clemson will play host to Indiana this weekend as well.

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The NASCAR season gets underway this weekend with the Daytona 500 set for Sunday. Current Cup Series champion Kyle Larson has the pole for the race with Hendrick Motorsports teammate Alex Bowman starting second. Last night, teammates Brad Keselowski and Chris Buescher won their qualifying race duels for the next two spots. The Daytona 500 is set for 2:30 p.m. on Fox.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Yellow Jackets host Daniel for the second round of the playoffs. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 6:50 p.m. Tomorrow we will have the Ashley Turner State Farm sports hour at 9 a.m. We will also have Clemson Basketball in the afternoon.

 

Sports 2-17-22

Union County High School Boys Basketball opened up playoff action last night with a win over Southside, 55-48. The Tigers led Union County at halftime by 2 points. The Jackets

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USC Union Baseball picked up two wins yesterday over Erskine JV. The Bantams won game one, 7-3, and game two, 16-4. They improve to 5-1 on the season. They will return to action this weekend when they host Lincoln Trail College.

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Finals from local college basketball teams from last night

  • Wofford 65, The Citadel 58

  • USC Upstate 60, Presbyterian 55

  • N.C. Asheville 85, Charleston Southern 66

  • Winthrop 81, Gardner-Webb 70

  • Furman 103, Western Carolina 85

 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Girls Basketball. The Yellow Jackets will travel to Blue Ridge High School for the first round of the 3A Upper State playoffs. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 5:50 p.m.

 

Sports 2-16-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Boys Basketball will host Southside High School in the first round of the 3A upper state playoffs. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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USC Union Baseball returns to action today. The Bantams will host the Erskine JV for two games this afternoon with games at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

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South Carolina and Clemson basketball both had different outcomes to their games last night. South Carolina picked an overtime win at Ole Miss,

Local college basketball teams in action tonight

  • Wofford at The Citadel

  • Presbyterian at USC Upstate

  • N.C. Asheville at Charleston Southern

  • Winthrop at Gardner-Webb

  • Furman at Western Carolina

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Boys Basketball. The Yellow Jackets will host Southside for the first round of the 3A Upper State playoffs. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage at 6:50 p.m.

Sports 2-15-22

Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball will return host the first round of the playoffs tomorrow night. They will welcome in Southside. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. All tickets will be sold at the door. They are $8. Only SCHSL passes are accepted for the playoffs. The Varsity Girls will travel to Blue Ridge on Thursday night for the first round of the playoffs. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. All tickets are $8. A link for digital tickets can be found on the Union County Athletic Department Facebook page. All Greenville County schools have a clear bag policy.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson basketball will return to action tonight. The Gamecocks stay on the road as they travel to Ole Miss. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. Clemson is also on the road tonight. The Tigers travel to Florida St. Tip-off is also at 7 p.m. We will have the coverage of the Clemson game this evening on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers will hit the road and travel to ACC rival Florida St. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 6:30 p.m.

 

Sports 2-14-22

Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball made history on Friday night. The Yellow Jackets defeated Emerald, 55-48. With the win, Union County went undefeated in region play for the first time in school history. They also set school history with 22 wins. It was also Head Coach Mitchell Moss’s 50th career win as a head coach. The Jackets will open up the playoffs next week when they host Southside on Wednesday. The Varsity Girls fell to Emerald, 54-41. The Lady Jackets will start the playoffs on Thursday when they travel to Blue Ridge. The JV Boys finished their year off with a win over the Emerald JV Boys.

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USC Union Softball dropped all 4 games this weekend. They will return to action Friday on the road at East Georgia State College.

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South Carolina Basketball picked up a win on Saturday as they defeated Georgia, 80-68. The Gamecocks led most of the afternoon and outshot the Bulldogs. Keyshawn Bryant had 22 points for South Carolina. Clemson fell on Saturday night to Notre Dame, 76-61. The Fighting Irish jumped out to a large lead while the Tigers struggled early on. P.J. Hall had 19 points for Clemson. Both teams will be back in action tomorrow. South Carolina will travel to Ole Miss. Clemson will travel to Florida St.

Other finals from local college basketball teams this weekend

  • The Citadel 83, V.M.I. 79

  • Wofford 69, Western Carolina 57

  • N.C. Asheville 83, USC Upstate 56

  • Winthrop 65, Presbyterian 61

  • Gardner-Webb 82, Charleston Southern 65

  • Coastal Carolina 79, Georgia Southern 58

  • Chattanooga 64, Furman 58

  • South Carolina St. 66, Coppin St. 58

  • N.C. Wilmington 85, College of Charleston 79

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The Los Angeles Rams won Super Bowl LVI last night over the Cincinnati Bengals, 23-20. Quarterback Matthew Stafford found wide receiver Cooper Kupp with 1:29 left in the game for the game winning touchdown. The Rams defense were able to hold off a late push by Cincinnati to get the win. Kupp was named MVP of the game.

Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Sports 2-11-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will host Emerald for the final regular season games of the year. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow. We will have both Varsity games here for you on WBCU.

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USC Union Softball will open their regular season today. The Lady Bantams will travel to Southeastern Community College-Whiteville today for two games. They will have their home opener tomorrow as they welcome in Patrick and Henry Community College. The first game will be at 1 p.m. with game two around 3 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU tomorrow.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Basketball return to action tomorrow. The Gamecocks will hit the road and travel to take on the Georgia Bulldogs. Tip-off is at 2 p.m. at Stegman Coliseum. Clemson will host Notre Dame. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have the Clemson game here on WBCU tomorrow night.

Other local college basketball teams in action tomorrow

  • The Citadel at V.M.I.

  • Western Carolina at Wofford

  • N.C. Asheville at USC Upstate

  • Presbyterian at Winthrop

  • Charleston Southern at Gardner-Webb

  • Georgia Southern at Coastal Carolina

  • Chattanooga at Furman

  • South Carolina St. at Coppin St.

  • College of Charleston at N.C. Wilmington

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The Super Bowl is set for this weekend. The Los Angeles Rams will take on the Cincinnati Bengals in Sofi Stadium Sunday night. Kick-off is set for 6:30 p.m. on NBC.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys will take on Emerald for the final regular season game on the season. We will have pregame coverage around 6:10 p.m.

Sports 2-10-22

Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball picked up their second win of the week last night as they defeated Chapman, 82-44. The Yellow Jackets led most of the night and held Chapman to just 16 points in the second half. Qua Kershaw had 24 points for Union County in the win. The Varsity Boys are now 21-4 and 9-0 in region play. The Varsity Girls fell to Chapman, 57-51. Chapman led most of the night. Union County cut it to within one late in the 4th but could not grab the win from Lady Panthers. Dymia Brannon had 12 points for the Lady Jackets. The Varsity Girls are now 11-8 on the season and 5-4 in region play. The JV Boys also picked a region win over Chapman last night as well. All 3 teams will be back in action on Friday when they host Emerald for the final regular season game of the year.

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USC Union baseball picked up two wins yesterday over Catawba Valley Community College yesterday. The Bantams took game one 3-1 and game two 7-2. They will be back in action next Wednesday when they travel to Catawba Valley.

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Clemson Basketball returns to action tonight. The Tigers will host #7 Duke this evening at 8 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU this evening.

Other local college basketball teams in action today

  • USC Upstate at Longwood

  • The Citadel at N.C. Greensboro

  • Georgia St. at Coastal Carolina

Local college basketball finals from yesterday

  • Samford 65, Wofford 60 (OT)

  • High Point 79, Presbyterian 70

  • Winthrop 58, Radford 48

  • N.C. A&T 62, Charleston Southern 51

The Lady Gamecocks and Lady Tigers are back in action tonight. #1 South Carolina will travel to Kentucky tonight at 7 p.m. Clemson will host Wake Forest this afternoon at 2 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers host #7 Duke for ACC play. Pregame coverage starts at 7:30 p.m. with tip-off at 8 p.m.

 

Sports 2-9-22

Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball defeated Emerald last night in a close game, 58-55. Union County led by 12 at halftime. The Vikings fought back and took the lead late in the 4th quarter. Keishawn Gibson hit 4 straight free throws in the closing minutes to give Union County the win. Qua Kershaw had 14 points in the win for Union County. The Varsity Boys are now 20-4 overall and 8-0 in region play. The Varsity Girls fell to the Lady Vikings, 73-25. Emerald dominated the game from tip-off. Iyorie Willis had 12 points for Union County. The Varsity Girls are now 11-7 on the season and 5-3 in region play. The JV Boys fell to Emerald as well.

Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys basketball will host Chapman High School for region play. The JV Boys will get the night started at 5 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU tonight.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Basketball fell at home yesterday in conference play. The Tigers lost to North Carolina, 79-77. The Tigers and the Tar Heels kept it close for much of the game. Brady Manek made a layup with 3 seconds left in the game to give North Carolina the win. P.J. Hall led the Tigers in points and Assist. Clemson returns to action on Thursday as they host #7 Duke. The Gamecocks fell to #5 Kentucky, 86-76. The Wildcats led most of the night and outshot the Gamecocks in the contest. Keyshawn Bryant had 18 points for the Gamecocks. South Carolina travels to Georgia on Saturday.

 

Other local college basketball games in action today include

  • Wofford at Samford

  • High Point at Presbyterian

  • Radford at Winthrop

  • Charleston Southern at N.C. A&T

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. Both the Varsity Girls and Boys will host Chapman High School for region play. The Varsity Girls will get the night started around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 6:10 p.m.

Sports 2-8-22

Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys basketball will travel to Emerald High School for region play. The JV Boys will get the night started at 5 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU tonight.

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Both Union County Dixie Boys and Little League Baseball are getting ready for their seasons as registration is now open for both. Both groups have information on how to get signed up on their Facebook pages. Union County Dixie Girls Softball have also opened up for registration. For more information on how to sign up, visit their website ucdixiesoftball.com

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Basketball return to action this evening. The Tigers will host North Carolina tonight at 6 p.m. The game can be found on ACC Network. The Gamecocks will host #5 Kentucky at 7 p.m. The game can be found on ESPN.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. Both the Varsity Girls and Boys will travel to Emerald High School for the final regular season road game. The Varsity Girls will get the night started around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage around 6:10 p.m.

 

Sports 2-7-22

Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball won the region title on Friday night with still 3 games to be played as they defeated Chapman, 70-47. The Yellow Jackets led most of the night and had a season high 9 three pointers. JaBryson Hunter led the way for Union County with 15 points. The Varsity Boys are now 19-4 overall and 7-0 in region play. The Varsity Girls also picked up a win over Chapman as well, 54-48. The Lady Panthers led most of the night until Union County took the lead late in the 4th. Clarissa Land had 12 points in the win. The Varsity Girls are now 11-6 and 5-2 in region play. Both teams will return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Emerald.

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Union County High School Wrestling fell in round two of the 3A playoffs on Saturday. After defeating Berea in round one, the Yellow Jackets lost to Mid-Carolina in round two. The team will now look ahead to the individuals’ championships later this month.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Basketball lost this weekend. The Gamecocks fell to #22 Tennessee, 81-57. Erik Stevenson led the way for the Gamecocks with 13 points. Clemson fell on the road at Georgia Tech, 69-64. Both teams will be back in action on Tuesday. South Carolina will host #5 Kentucky while Clemson will host North Carolina.

Other local college basketball teams finals from this weekend  

  • Presbyterian 78, Radford 70

  • Winthrop 69, Hampton 57

  • Wofford 62, East Tennessee St. 60

  • Campbell 80, USC Upstate 71

  • Texas St. 69, Coastal Carolina 64

  • College of Charleston 66, Elon 64

  • N.C. Greensboro 58, Furman 56

  • The Citadel 107, Samford 93

Clemson Lady Tigers defeated Virginia yesterday, 59-55, for their second ACC win of the year. They will face Virginia Tech on Tuesday.

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The AFC All-Pros defeated the NFC All-Pros in the NFL Pro Bowl yesterday, 41-35.

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Joey Logano won the Busch Light Clash held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum yesterday. Logano held off Kyle Busch in the final laps to get the win. Busch finished second. Austin Dillion, Erik Jones, and Kyle Larson round out the top five.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 2-4-22

Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls and JV Boys Basketball will travel to Chapman tonight for region play. The JV Boys will get the night started at 5 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

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Union County High School Wrestling will be in playoff action tomorrow morning. The Yellow Jackets will host the first 2 rounds of the 3A playoffs after winning the region 3-3A title last week. Weigh-in will be at 10 a.m. Doors will also open at 10 a.m. Wren will face Mid-Carolina in the first match of the day. Union County will take on Berea in the second match. The winners of both of those will take faceoff late in the day. All tickets will be sold at the door. They are $8.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Basketball return to action this weekend. The Gamecocks return home to host #22 Tennessee. Tip-off is at 1 p.m. Clemson hit the road and travel to Georgia Tech. Tip-off is at 2 p.m. We will have the South Carolina game here tomorrow on WBCU. Pre-game coverage will start at 12:30 p.m.

Other local college basketball teams in action this weekend include

  • Presbyterian at Radford

  • Winthrop at Hampton

  • East Tennessee St. at Wofford

  • Campbell at USC Upstate

  • Coastal Carolina at Texas St.

  • College of Charleston at Elon

  • N.C. Greensboro at Furman

  • Samford at The Citadel

#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks kept on rolling in SEC play last night. They defeated Alabama at home, 83-51. The Clemson Lady Tigers fell to #4 Louisville, 93-71. Clemson is back in action on Sunday.

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A number of big sports events are set for this weekend. The NFL will have the Pro Bowl in Las Vegas. The AFC-Pros will take on the NFC-Pros Sunday at 3 p.m. The game can be found on ABC and ESPN. NASCAR will get the season started this weekend with the Busch Light Clash. The event has been moved this year from Daytona to Los Angeles. The race will be held in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The event is set for Sunday at 6 p.m. on Fox. The 2022 Winter Olympics also start today. The events are taking place in Beijing, China. The opening ceremony is set for today with the first medals to be handed out tomorrow. The Olympics run until February 20th.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Yellow Jackets travel to Chapman High School to face the Panthers in region play. The Varsity Girls will tip-off around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:10 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. as well as Gamecock basketball in the afternoon.

Sports 2-3-22

Both Union County High School Varsity Basketball teams picked up region wins last night at Broome. The Varsity Boys won, 63-47. The contest was tied early on before Union County grew a 7 point led before halftime. The Yellow Jackets would hold the lead the whole second half. JaBryson Hunter, Kevon Hughes, and Keishawn Gibson all had 12 points for the Jackets. JJ Thomas had 11 points for the Jackets. The Varsity Boys are now 18-4 on the year and 6-0 in region play. The Varsity Girls defeated Broome, 44-41. Union County led by 13 at halftime. The Yellow Jackets struggled in the 3rd quarters as Broome was able to cut in to within 1 point. The Lady Jackets held off Broome to get in the win in the 4th. Clarrissa Land had 12 points for the Jackets. The Varsity Girls are now 10-6 on the year and 4-2 in region play. The JV Boys fell to Broome. All 3 teams will be back in action on Friday when they travel to Chapman.

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Union County High School Wrestling will host the first 2 rounds of the 3A wrestling playoffs this Saturday at the school. Weigh-in will be at 10 a.m. Doors will also open at 10 a.m. Wren will face Mid-Carolina at 11 a.m. with Union County taking on Berea after the first match. The winners of each match will faceoff for the second round. Union County won their 4th straight region title last week. All tickets for the event will be sold at the door. Tickets are $8. Only SCHSL passes will be accepted for the playoffs.

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Union County High School had two student-athletes sign to play college sports yesterday. Senior Desmond Herbert signed to play football at Johnson C. Smith University. Junior Kam Akins signed to play softball at Lander University.

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USC Union opened up their season yesterday splitting their games with Cleveland Community College. The Bantams won their first game in walk-off fashion, 5-3. They dropped the second game in 7 innings, 13-3. The Bantams return to action on Monday when they travel to Erskine.

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Clemson Basketball picked up an ACC win last night over Florida St., 75-69. The Tigers led most of the night. P.J. Hall had 15 points for Clemson. The Tigers will travel to Georgia Tech this Saturday.

Other finals from local college basketball teams in action last night include

  • USC Upstate 85, Hampton 78

  • Furman 102, The Citadel 83

  • Radford 64, Charleston Southern 52

  • Presbyterian 64, Campbell 58

Both Clemson and South Carolina Women teams are back in action this evening. #1 Lady Gamecocks will host Alabama tonight. The Lady Tigers will host #4 Louisville at Littlejohn.

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Today on WBCU we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sport 2-2-22

All 3 Union County High School Basketball teams picked up wins last night in region play over Broome. The Varsity Boys defeated Broome, 54-36. The game was close in the first half before Union County took the lead at the end of the 2nd quarter. The Yellow Jacket held Broome to just 13 points in the second half. JaRayln Gregory had 12 points for the Jackets in the win. The Varsity Boys are now 17-4 on the year and 5-0 in region play. The Varsity Girls defeated Broome in a close game, 33-31. Tied at halftime at 16, Union County was able to take the lead in the 3rd and hold off a late charge from Broome. Carley Sumner had 13 points for the Lady Jackets. The JV Boys also defeated Broome. All three teams will travel to Broome tonight. The JV Boys will get the night started at 5 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

Sims Middle School Boys Basketball fell to Rainbow Lake on Tuesday night by one. The Tigers will now get ready for the Foothills Conference Division 1 Tournament which starts tomorrow at Clifdale Middle School.

Jonesville Middle School Girls and Boys Basketball will start tournament action today. The Girls will take on Campobello at 4:30 p.m. The Boys will play High Point at 5:45 p.m. Both games will be at Chesnee High School. Winners will advance to the second round on Saturday also at Chesnee.

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USC Union Baseball begins their season today. The Bantams host Cleveland Community College for a doubleheader starting at Noon.

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South Carolina Basketball fell to Mississippi St. last night on the road, 78-64. The Gamecocks trailed most of the night in the contest. James Reese V led South Carolina in both points and assists. South Carolina returns home Saturday when they host #22 Tennessee. Clemson basketball returns tonight. The Tigers host Florida St. tonight at 7 p.m.

Other local college basketball teams in action tonight include

  • USC Upstate at Hampton

  • The Citadel at Furman

  • Charleston Southern at Radford

  • Campbell at Presbyterian

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys will travel to Broome for region play. The Varsity Girls will tip-off around 6:15 p.m. The Varsity Boys will start after around 7:45 p.m. We will have pre-game around 6:10 p.m.

Sports 2-1-22

Around the county in sports, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys basketball will host Broome. The JV Boys will get the night started at 5 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

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Clemson football released their 2022 schedule last night. The Tigers will open up the season on Monday September 5th when they take on Georgia Tech at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Clemson will have their home opener on September 10th against Furman. The Tigers will return to ACC play on September 24th at Wake Forest. Clemson will have an open date on October 29th and will travel to Notre Dame the next week. The Tigers will have 3 straight home games to finish out the regular season. They are Louisville, Miami, and South Carolina. The school has also set April 9th to be the annual Spring game.

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South Carolina Basketball returns to action tonight. The Gamecocks finish their road trip at Mississippi St. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

Wofford Basketball fell last night to Mercer, 67-62.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys will host Broome for region play. The Varsity Girls will tip-off around 6:15 p.m. The Varsity Boys will start after around 7:45 p.m. We will have pre-game around 6:10 p.m.

Sports 1-31-22

Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball picked up a big region win on Friday night at Woodruff, 66-55. The Yellow Jackets trailed early but took the lead at the end of the 1st quarter. They would hold the lead the rest of the night. Qua Kershaw and Kevon Hughes both had big nights for the Jackets. The Union County Varsity Boys are now 16-4 on the year and 4-0 in region play. The Varsity Girls fell to Woodruff in a close game, 58-53. Union County and Woodruff went back and forth for most of the game. Union County led late but could not hold on for the win. The Varsity Girls are now 8-6 on the year and 2-2 in region play. All high school teams including the JV Boys will return to action tomorrow when they host Broome.

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Union County High School Wrestling had a big night again on Friday. The team had 11 wrestlers qualify for the Upper State Championship. They include

Individual Region Champions

  • Zack Freeman

  • Omar Glenn

  • T.J. Glenn

  • Evan Threadgill

  • TQuan Jones

  • Peyton Gregory

  • LeBron Henderson

Region Champion Runner-Up- James Howard

3rd place finisher- Tay Parham

4th place finishers- Ty Wallace and John Martin

All 11 will advance to the Upper State championship held at Chester High School on February 19th

Union County High School Wrestling had a number of wrestlers compete at the Carolina Invitational. They include

Girls Division

  • Cassandra Perkins- 104 Class State Runner Up

  • Jessie Williford- 115 Class 4th place

  • Alicia Williams- Middle School 104 Class 4th place

Joe Knox- 3rd place JV

JMann Rice- 4th place Middle School

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Sims Middle School Boys Basketball fell to Woodruff this past Thursday, 43-28. The Tigers led at halftime but struggled in the second half scoring only 6 points. Eric Gray had 8 points for the Tigers.  

 

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South Carolina defeated Texas A&M on Saturday night, 74-63. The Gamecocks trailed at half time by 4 but out scored the Aggies in the second half by 15. James Reese V had 20 points for the Gamecocks. South Carolina is back in action tomorrow at Mississippi State.

Finals from local college basketball teams that were in action this weekend include

  • Chattanooga 75, The Citadel 62

  • Arkansas St. 73, Coastal Carolina 66

  • Longwood 92, Winthrop 88

  • USC Upstate 84, N.C. A&T 64

  • N.C. Asheville 68, Presbyterian 67

  • Norfolk St. 87, South Carolina St. 69

  • College of Charleston 81, Northeastern 63

  • Hampton 78, Charleston Southern 74

  • Furman 80, Mercer 50

  • Wofford 85, N.C. Greensboro 66

The #1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks defeated Florida yesterday, 62-50. Aliyah Boston had her 14th double-double on the season. The Lady Gamecocks are back in action on Thursday when they host Alabama. The Clemson Lady Tigers fell to #14 Georgia Tech, 69-62. Kionna Gaines had 18 points for Clemson. The Lady Tigers will host #5 Louisville on Thursday.

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The Cincinnati Bengals and the Los Angeles Rams will meet in Super Bowl after both teams picked up wins in conference championship games yesterday. The Bengals defeated the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime, 27-24. The Rams defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 20-17.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 1-28-22

Union County High School Basketball will return to action tonight on the road. Both the Varsity Girls and Varsity Boy will take on Woodruff for the second time this week. The Girls will tip-off at 6 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU this evening.

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South Carolina Basketball returns to action this weekend. The Gamecocks hit the road and travel out west to face Texas A&M. Tip-off tomorrow night is at 8:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Other local college basketball teams in action include

  • Chattanooga at The Citadel- 1 p.m.

  • Arkansas St. at Coastal Carolina- 1 p.m.

  • Winthrop at Longwood- 3 p.m.

  • USC Upstate at N.C. A&T- 4 p.m.

  • N.C. Asheville at Presbyterian- 4 p.m.

  • Norfolk St. at South Carolina St.- 4 p.m.

  • Northeastern at College of Charleston- 4 p.m.

  • Hampton at Charleston Southern- 5:30 p.m.

  • Furman at Mercer- 6 p.m.

  • N.C Greensboro at Wofford- 7 p.m.

The #1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks picked up a big win last night in SEC play. The Lady Gamecocks defeated #24 Ole Miss, 69-40. Aliyah Boston had another double-double for South Carolina with 22 points and 12 rebounds. South Carolina is back in action on Sunday when they travel to Florida. The Clemson Lady Tigers fell last night to Pittsburgh in overtime, 78-73. Delicia Washington led the way for Clemson with 26 points. The Lady Tigers are also back in action on Sunday when they host #14 Georgia Tech.

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The NFL Conference Championships will be played this weekend. Both games are on Sunday. In the afternoon, the Cincinnati Bengals will travel to face off with the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC championship game. Kick-off is at 3 p.m. on CBS. The San Francisco 49ers will travel down the road to take on the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC championship game. Kick-off is at 6:30 p.m. on Fox. Winners of both games will punch their tickets to the Super Bowl in two weeks.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Yellow Jackets travel to Woodruff for region play. The Girls game will tip-off at 6 p.m. with the Boys game to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 5:50 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm sports hour tomorrow morning from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Sports 1-27-22

Around the county in sports today Sims Middle School Basketball will host Gable at 4:30 p.m.

 

Both Union County High School Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball picked up region wins last night over Woodruff. The Varsity Boys defeated Woodruff by 40 points, 74-34. Union County jumped out early to the lead. The Yellow Jacket defense held Woodruff to just 12 points in the second half. Qua Kershaw had 15 points for the Union County. Ty Jeter had a double-double as well for the Yellow Jackets. The Varsity Boys are now 15-4 on the year and 3-0 in region play. The Varsity Girls defeated Woodruff, 48-46. Union County trailed early. The Lady Jackets took the lead in the second half and were able to hold off Woodruff in the final minutes. Carly Sumner led the way for Union County. She had 12 points. The Varsity Girls are now 8-5 on the year and 2-1 in region play. Both teams are off today before returning to action tomorrow at Woodruff.

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USC Union Softball will get their preseason underway this weekend in Florida. The Lady Bantams will participate in the 2022 Adidas National JUCO Classic and Showcase. The event is held at Eddie C. Moore Park in Clearwater, Florida this Friday through Sunday. This is the 13th year of the event and USC Union’s third invitation. The event will have 18 members from different states including South Carolina, Florida, North Carolina, and Tennessee. USC Union Softball will get their regular season started in February.

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South Carolina Basketball picked up a SEC win last night at home over Vanderbilt, 70-61. The Commodores led at halftime by 4. South Carolina was able to take the led with 8 minutes to play and hold on to win. James Reese V had 19 points for the Gamecocks. South Carolina is next in action on Saturday when they travel to Texas A&M.

 

Other finals from local college basketball teams that were action yesterday include

  • Winthrop 95, USC Upstate 91 (OT)

  • Wofford at Chattanooga 71, Wofford 60

  • Presbyterian 62, Charleston Southern 61

  • The Citadel 68, Western Carolina 66

  • Furman 79, V.M.I 64

Both #1 South Carolina and Clemson women’s teams are back in action today. The Lady Gamecocks host #24 Mississippi at 6 p.m. on ESPN. The Lady Tigers host Pittsburgh at 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Sports 1-26-22

Union County High School Basketball returned to action last night on the road at Clinton for region play. The Varsity Boys picked up a win in a close game, 58-57. Union County trailed most of the 1st half. Taking the lead in the closing minute of the 3rd, the Yellow Jackets were able to hold off a late Clinton run to get the victory. Qua Kershaw had 15 points for the Jackets. The Varsity Boys are now 14-4 on the year and 2-0 in region play. The Varsity Girls fell to Clinton, 45-28. The Lady Jackets started out slow and the Clinton defense held the Union County to just 9 points in the first 3 quarters. DyMia Brannon had 9 points for Union County. Both teams return to action tonight as they host Woodruff. The Girls get the night started at 6 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU.

 

The Union County JV Boys also fell to Clinton last night as well.

 

Sims Middle School Boys fell to Marby on Monday, 49-35. The Tigers kept the game close early but Marby ran away with the lead in the 3rd quarters. Cliff Gregory led the way for the Tigers with 26 points.

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Newberry High School has a new head football coach with Union ties. The school announced yesterday that Cedrick Jeter has been named the new head coach of the program. Jeter is a former Union High School player and coached a number of years at Union County High School. Jeter replaces Phil Strickland who retired following the conclusion of this past season.

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Clemson basketball fell to #9 Duke last night in a close game,

South Carolina basketball returns to action tonight. The Gamecocks host Vanderbilt this evening at Colonial Life Arena. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. with the game on ESPNU.

Other local college basketball teams in action today include

  • Winthrop at USC Upstate- 6 p.m.

  • Wofford at Chattanooga- 7 p.m.

  • Presbyterian at Charleston Southern- 7 p.m.

  • Western Carolina at The Citadel-7 p.m.

  • V.M.I at Furman- 7 p.m.

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The New Orleans Saints are now looking for a new head coach. 16 year head coach Sean Payton announced he will be stepping down yesterday. Payton led the Saints to a Super Bowl title in 2009.

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Today on WBCU we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys will host Woodruff this evening. The Girls game will tip-off at 6 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:50 p.m.

Sports 1-25-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will travel to Clinton High School for region play. The JV Boys game will tip at 5 with the Varsity games to follow. We will have both games here on WBCU.

Union County High School Wrestling won yet another region title last night. The team was successful in the region 3-3A dual championship held at Chapman High School. This is the 4th region title for the team in region 3-3A.

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Clemson Men’s Basketball return to action tonight. The Tigers will hit the road and travel to #6 Duke for ACC play. Tip-off from Cameron Indoor is at 7 p.m. on ESPN 2

Finals from local college basketball teams that were in action yesterday

  • High Point 65, Winthrop 56

  • South Carolina St. 64, Delaware St. 62

South Carolina Lady Gamecocks remained on top on the new AP Women’s College Basketball poll released yesterday. The team also picked up another win last night as they defeated Vanderbilt, 85-30. LeLe Grissett led the way for the Gamecocks with 14 points. South Carolina will now face #24 Mississippi on Thursday. They were set to play UConn, but that game has been cancelled.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys will travel to Clinton for region play. The Varsity Girls will tip-off around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:10 p.m.

Sports 1-24-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Wrestling will travel to Chapman High School for the Region 3-3A Dual Championship. Weigh in will be at 4:30 p.m. with Wrestling at 5:30 p.m. Union County will face Woodruff, Emerald, and Chapman. Sims Middle School Basketball will host Marby Middle School at 4:30 p.m. Jonesville Middle School Basketball will host Chesnee Middle at 4:30 p.m.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson basketball picked up home wins this weekend in conference play. South Carolina defeated Georgia, 83-66. The Bulldogs led at halftime by 6 but the Gamecocks stormed back going on a 24-0 run halfway in the second half. Erik Stevenson had 20 points for the Gamecocks. South Carolina is next in action on Wednesday when they host Vanderbilt. Clemson defeated Pittsburgh, 75-48. The Tigers led most of the night as they rolled to their first home ACC win of the season. Al-Amir Dawes had 19 points for the Tigers. Clemson will travel to #6 on Tuesday night.

Finals from local college basketball teams that were in action this weekend

  • Winthrop 64, Gardner-Webb 62

  • Longwood 71, Presbyterian 70

  • USC Upstate 70, Charleston Southern 57

  • The Citadel 75, East Tennessee St. 73

  • James Madison 95, The College of Charleston 94

  • Furman 75, Wofford 50

  • Coastal Carolina 72, Georgia St. 68

  • South Carolina St. 69, MD Eastern Shore 60

Clemson Lady Tigers fell yesterday to Florida St., 75-70.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 1-21-22

All Union County High School basketball games have been postponed for tonight. The Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys will not host Emerald tonight as the game will be moved to another date. The Sims Middle School Basketball team will play tomorrow morning at Clifdale Middle School. Tip-off will be at 10 a.m.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson basketball return home this weekend to host conference games. The Gamecocks will host Georgia tomorrow afternoon at Colonial Life Arena. Both teams will look to pick up a win after both have struggled in SEC play so far. Tip-off is at 3:30 p.m. Clemson will look to end a 3 game losing streak as they host Pittsburgh. Tip-off between the Tigers and Panthers is set for 6 p.m. at Littlejohn Coliseum. We will have both games here on WBCU tomorrow.

Local college basketball teams in action this weekend

  • Gardner-Webb at Winthrop- 2 p.m.

  • Longwood at Presbyterian- 3 p.m.

  • Charleston Southern at USC Upstate- 4 p.m.

  • The Citadel at East Tennessee St.- 4 p.m.

  • The College of Charleston at James Madison-4 p.m.

  • Furman at Wofford- 7 p.m.

  • Coastal Carolina at Georgia St.-2 p.m.

 

Clemson Lady Tigers picked up their first win in ACC play last night. They defeated Wake Forest on the road, 66-44. The Lady Tigers are back in action on Sunday when they travel to Florida St. at 2 p.m.

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The NASCAR Hall of Fame will have their 2021 class enshrined in the Hall tonight. 3 new members will be inducted in Charlotte. They are two time Dayton 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr., modified racer Mike Stefanik, and Alabama short-track legend Red Farmer.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. as well as South Carolina and Clemson Basketball.

1-20-22

A number of schedule changes for a number of local teams were announced yesterday. Union County High School Wrestling will travel to Chapman High School on Monday to make up a postponed match from earlier this month. Weigh in will be at 4:30 p.m. with wrestling to begin at 5:30 p.m. This match will determine the Region 3-3A championship. Sims Middle School Basketball has rescheduled their games against Woodruff Middle School for January 27th. The Sims Middle Boys team will play at Clifdale this Saturday at 10 a.m.

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Union County High School Baseball is getting ready for the season with a fundraiser. They will be have a Chicken Stew Sale on January 29th at 1 p.m. at Union County High School Cafeteria. It will cost $10 a quart. They will also have a old timer’s game as well. Proceeds from the fundraiser will go to the 2022 Union County High School Yellow Jackets Baseball Program. The Fundraiser is sponsored by the Union County Baseball parents.

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Clemson football will have a former player returning for next season. Quarterback Hunter Johnson will be rejoining the Clemson program. Johnson began his college career with the Tigers back in 2017 before transferring to Northwestern. He will be a graduate transfer as he appeared in three games for the Wildcats this past season. Johnson appeared in 11 games in his career for Northwestern. He had 356 passing yards, went 95 for 183 in pass attempts and had 5 touchdowns. Johnson becomes the first player taken by Clemson in the NCAA transfer portal.

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Local college basketball finals from yesterday

  • Wofford 89, The Citadel

  • USC Upstate 74, Gardner-Webb 61

  • Charleston Southern 70, High Point 66

  • Furman 88, Western Carolina 50

Local college basketball teams in action today

  • Winthrop at Presbyterian- 6 p.m. (moved from yesterday to today)

  • Coastal Carolina at Georgia Southern- 7 p.m.

  • College of Charleston at Towson- 7 p.m.

The Clemson Lady Tigers are back in action tonight. They will be on the road at Wake Forest in ACC play. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

 

1-19-22

All Union County High School Basketball games are postponed again tonight. The Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys will look to play at Clinton later this season. All three teams are set to play Friday at home against Emerald.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Basketball suffered conference losses last night. The Tigers fell to Syracuse, 91-78. The Orange led by 1 point at halftime before scoring 51 points on Clemson in the second half. P.J. Hall had 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Tigers. The Tigers are back in action on Saturday when they host Pittsburgh. South Carolina fell to Arkansas, 75-59. The Gamecocks led by 7 at halftime before the Razorbacks took over in the second half holding South Carolina to just 19 points. Devin Carter had 20 points for the Gamecocks. South Carolina will next be in action also on Saturday when they host Georgia.

Local teams in action tonight include

  • The Citadel at Wofford- 7 p.m.

  • USC Upstate at Gardner-Webb- 7 p.m.

  • High Point at Charleston Southern- 7 p.m.

  • Western Carolina at Furman- 7 p.m.

  • Winthrop at Presbyterian- 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have sports talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

1-18-22

All Union County High School Basketball games for today have been postponed. The Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys will face Chapman at home at a later date. All 3 teams are set to play at Clinton tomorrow.

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South Carolina head football coach Shane Beamer was named co-Steve Spurrier National First-Year Coach of the Year. Beamer shared the award with fellow SEC coach, Tennessee’s Josh Heupel. The Award goes to a head coach in their first year at a program. Beamer led South Carolina to a 7-6 record this year. That included wins over Florida, Auburn, and a victory over North Carolina in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Basketball are back in action on the road tonight. South Carolina travels to Arkansas tonight at 7 p.m. Clemson will head up east to Syracuse. The Tigers and Orange will tip-off at 9 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU tonight.

Finals from local college basketball last night

  • N.C. Wilmington 86, College of Charleston 78

  • Mercer 71, The Citadel 64

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have South Carolina and Clemson basketball. Both teams are on the road in conference play this evening. South Carolina will face Arkansas at 7 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:30 p.m. Following South Carolina, we will send you to Clemson Basketball. The Tigers will take on Syracuse at 9 p.m. We will join the game in progress.

 

 

1-17-22

Clemson football will have a big weapon returning for next season. Defensive end Xavier Thomas announced on social media Saturday night that he will return for his fifth and final season. Thomas was a third-team All-ACC selection this past season. He had 27 tackles, 3.5 sacks and a team-high 18 quarterback pressures in 2021.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Basketball suffered losses at home on Saturday. The Gamecocks lost to Florida, 71-63. The Gators ran away with the game early and the Gamecocks never were able to come back. Chico Carter Jr. led the way for the Gamecocks with 12 points. The Tigers loss to Boston College, 70-68. The Tigers led at halftime by 7 but Boston College took the led in the closing seconds to get the victory. Al-Amir Dawes had 17 points for the Tigers. Both teams are back in action on Tuesday.

 

Other finals from local college basketball teams from this weekend

  • VMI 90, The Citadel 85

  • Wofford 84, Western Carolina 64

  • USC Upstate 76, N.C. Asheville 73

  • Appalachian St. 84, Coastal Carolina 76 (OT)

  • Chattanooga 71, Furman 69

  • Winthrop 70, Charleston Southern 65

Presbyterian and South Carolina St. both had their games postponed

 

Local college basketball teams in action tonight include

  • N.C. Wilmington at College of Charleston- 7 p.m.

  • Mercer at The Citadel- 7 p.m.

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#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks picked up a win yesterday at Arkansas, 61-52. Destanni Henderson led the way for the Gamecocks with 19 points. The Clemson Lady Tigers had their game with Virginia Tech postponed.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

 

1-14-22

As a reminder, Union County High School Varsity Basketball will not be in action tonight. Both the Boys and Girls games at Broome were postponed yesterday. The Varsity teams will next be in action at home against Chapman on Tuesday.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Basketball will return to action tomorrow hoping to get back in the win column. South Carolina will host Florida for SEC play tomorrow at 1 p.m. Clemson will host Boston College for ACC play. Tip-off is at 6:30 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU.

 

Other local college basketball teams that will be in action this weekend include

  • VMI at The Citadel- 1 p.m.

  • Wofford at Western Carolina- 2 p.m.

  • USC Upstate at N.C. Asheville- 2 p.m.

  • Appalachian St. at Coastal Carolina- 2 p.m.

  • Furman at Chattanooga- 3 p.m.

  • N.C. Central at South Carolina St.- 4 p.m.

  • Winthrop at Charleston Southern- 5:30 p.m.

  • Presbyterian at Hampton- 5:30 p.m.

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#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks picked up another win in conference play last night over Texas A&M, 65-45. Aliyah Boston had her 10th straight double-double for the Lady Gamecocks with 19 points and 15 rebounds. The Lady Gamecocks will next be in action on Sunday when they travel to Arkansas. The Clemson Lady Tigers lost their 6th straight game fell last night as they fell to Miami, 69-60. Delicia Washington had 24 points for the Tigers. Clemson will also be on the road on Sunday as they travel to Virginia Tech.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm sports hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. as well as South Carolina and Clemson basketball tomorrow afternoon.

 

 

1-13-22

Both Union County High School Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball opened up region play last night with wins over Clinton. The Varsity Boys defeated the Red Devils, 78-54. Union County started out strong and ran away with the lead, including leading by over 30 points in the second half. JaBryson Hunter had 17 points for the Jackets. Qua Kershaw had 14 and Kevon Hughes had 11 as well. The Varsity Boys are now 13-4 on the year and 1-0 in region play. The Lady Yellow Jackets defeated the Lady Red Devils, 41-38. Clinton led early on, but Union County took the lead before halftime, 21-16. The Lady Red Devils cut it to with in 1 late but Union County held on to get the region win. Carley Sumner and DyMia Brannon both had 9 points for Union County. The Lady Jackets are now 7-4 on the year and 1-0 in region play. Both teams were set to play at Broome on Friday but both games have been postponed due to COVID-19 issues within the Broome programs. The next game for both teams will now be next Tuesday when they host Chapman.

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Sims Middle School has postponed their games for today against Woodruff Middle School. Both the Girls and Boys game have been moved to this Wednesday. Sims is also working on making up the Boys game against Clifdale Middle School that was postponed earlier this week.

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Clemson Basketball fell last night at Notre Dame, 72-56. The Irish ran away with the game here and Clemson never bounced back. P.J. Hall led the way for the Tigers with 14 points. Clemson will back in action on Saturday when they host Boston College at 6:30 p.m.

Other finals from local college basketball teams last night

  • Wofford 87, Samford 64

  • Campbell 67, Charleston Southern 52

  • Furman 78, East Tennessee St. 69

  • Gardner-Webb 64, Presbyterian 61

  • USC Upstate 66, High Point 65

 

Other local teams in action tonight

  • Coastal Carolina at Appalachian St.- 6:30 p.m.

  • N.C. Greensboro at The Citadel- 7 p.m.

  • N.C. Asheville at Winthrop- 7 p.m.

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Both #1 South Carolina and Clemson Women’s Basketball teams are back in action tonight. The Lady Gamecocks will host Texas A&M at 7 p.m. The Lady Tigers will host the Lady Hurricanes of Miami. Kick-off is also at 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

 

1-12-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball will host Clinton to start region play. The Varsity Girls will tip-off at 6 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU.

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Union County High School announced a number of upcoming schedule changes for winter sports last night. Union County High School Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball will now play Clinton tonight due to COVID-19 issues with Woodruff. The Varsity teams and JV Boys Basketball will make-up their postponed game at Clinton next Wednesday. Union County Wrestling will host Emerald next Wednesday to make-up a postponed match from last week as well.

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South Carolina Basketball fell last night in Knoxville to #22 Tennessee, 66-46. Both teams went back and forth in the first half before Tennessee ran away the game in the second half. The Volunteers out scored he Gamecocks in the second half, 36-22. James Reese V had 15 points for the Gamecocks. South Carolina will next be in action on Saturday when they host Florida at 1 p.m.

Clemson Basketball is back in action tonight. The Tigers are on the road at Notre Dame. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

 

Other local college basketball teams in action tonight include

  • Samford at Wofford- 7 p.m.

  • Charleston Southern at Campbell- 7 p.m.

  • East Tennessee St. at Furman- 7 p.m.

  • Presbyterian at Gardner-Webb- 7 p.m.

  • High Point at USC Upstate- 7:30 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball. The Yellow Jackets will start region play as they host Clinton. We will have pregame starting around 5:55 p.m. with the Girls game at 6 p.m. The Boys will follow around 7:30 p.m.

 

 

1-11-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County JV Boys Basketball will host Woodruff today at 5 p.m.

Jonesville Middle School Basketball has postponed all games this week due to COVID-19 issues. The school will hope to reschedule both games for later this season.                                                                                                                                                                                              

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The Georgia Bulldog defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide last night in the College Football Playoff National Championship, 33-18. Alabama led most of the night before Georgia scored three touchdowns in the final 9 minutes of the game. This is the Bulldogs first national championship in over 41 years.

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South Carolina Basketball returns to action today. The Gamecocks take on #18 Tennessee in Knoxville tonight at 6:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Finals from local college basketball teams

  • Winthrop 74, Campbell 72

  • N.C. Greensboro 58, Wofford 54

  • Morgan St. 88, South Carolina St. 81 (OT)

 

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A number of NFL head coaches and general managers were let go yesterday following the conclusion of the regular season. The Minnesota Vikings fired their head coach Mike Zimmer as well as GM Rick Spielman. Staying in the NFC North, the Chicago Bears parted ways with head coach Matt Nagy and GM Ryan Pace. The Miami Dolphins fired head coach Brian Flores. New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman announced his retirement as well yesterday. The Denver Broncos fired their head coach Vic Fangio on Sunday.

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Around the county in sports today, we’ll have South Carolina basketball. The Gamecocks take on #18 Tennessee in SEC play. We will have pregame starting around 6 p.m. with tip-off at 6:30 p.m.

 

 

1-10-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County JV Boys Basketball will travel to Woodruff at 7 p.m.

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Due to COVID issues, all 3 Union County High School Basketball games that were set to be played on Friday night at Clinton were postponed and will be played at a later day. All 3 teams have also moved their schedule for the upcoming week around as well. The JV Boys will play at Woodruff today. They will then host Woodruff tomorrow at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls and Varsity Boys will host Woodruff on Wednesday with the Varsity Girls playing at 6 and the Varsity Boys to follow. All 3 teams will travel to Broome on Friday night.

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Union County High School Wrestling was also affected with COVID problems. The team did not make the trip to Travelers Rest on Saturday.

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The College Football Playoff National Championship game is set for tonight in Indianapolis. #1 Alabama will face off with #3 Georgia for the second time this season. Both teams met in back in December in the SEC championship with Alabama wining, 41-24. Kick-off is set for 8 p.m. on ESPN.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Basketball picked up wins over the on the road this weekend. The Tigers defeated N.C. State, 70-65. Dorman grad P.J. Hall led the way for the Tigers with 20 points and 5 rebounds. Clemson will next be in action Wednesday at Notre Dame. South Carolina won a close game on the road at Vanderbilt, 72-70. James Reese V had 13 points for the Gamecocks. South Carolina will visit #18 Tennessee on Tuesday.

 

Other finals from local college basketball teams this weekend include

  • Wofford 68, East Tennessee St. 57

  • USC Upstate 82, Presbyterian 72

  • Furman 81, Mercer 66

  • Coppin St. 74, South Carolina St. 65

  • N.C. Asheville 82, Charleston Southern 59

  • Chattanooga 85, The Citadel 67

  • College of Charleston 65, Elon 61

 

A number of local teams are back in action today

  • Campbell at Winthrop- 5 p.m.

  • Wofford at N.C. Greensboro- 6 p.m.

  • Morgan St. at South Carolina St.- 6 p.m.

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#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks picked up a win yesterday at home over #21 Kentucky, 74-54. Zia Cooke had 19 points for South Carolina. They return to action on Thursday with #25 Texas A&M. Clemson Lady Tigers fell to Boston College yesterday, 80-74. Amari Robinson had 25 points for Clemson. The Lady Tigers host Miami on Thursday.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have sports talk for 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 12-23-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball will take on Spartanburg Day School in round three of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off is at 4:30 p.m. Union County defeated York yesterday, 81-62. The Yellow Jackets dominated most of the game. Qua Kershaw had 27 points in the game for Union County. Spartanburg Day defeated Blacksburg yesterday, 37-28. The Yellow Jackets and Griffins will meet in the 5th place game again at 4:30 p.m. this afternoon. WE will have the game her eon WBCU this afternoon.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Basketball picked up wins yesterday. Clemson defeated Virginia last night, 67-50. The win is the first victory for the Tigers at Virginia since 2008. The Tigers were led by Hunter Tyson who had 17 points. Clemson will next be in action on December 29th when they host #2 Duke. South Carolina defeated Army at home yesterday, 105-75. The Gamecocks led most of the game and had a 18 point lead at halftime. South Carolina will next be in action also on December 29th when they host South Carolina St. 

Other finals from local college basketball teams yesterday

*College of Charleston 82, Old Dominion 80

*Wofford at Duquesne was cancelled due to COVID-19

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Two college football games are set for today. 

_ Frisco Football Classic- North Texas VS Miami (OH)- 3:30 p.m.

- Gasparilla Bowl- UCF VS Florida- 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Union County High School Basketball. The Yellow Jackets will take on Spartanburg Day School in the 5th place game of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off is at 4:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 4:20 p.m. We will also have Sports Talk after the game until 8 p.m. 

Sports 12-22-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Wrestling will host the “Broad River Bash” tonight at Union County High School. Weigh in is set for 5 p.m. Teams that will appear in the event include Union County, Chester, Dutch Fork, and Fort Mill.

 

Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball will be back in action today. The Yellow Jackets will take on York in round two of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Union County fell to Boiling Springs last night in round one of the tournament, 66-46. The Bulldogs led most of the night. Union County cut their lead to just 5 before halftime but Boiling Springs ran away with the game in the second half. JaBryson Hunter had 18 points for the Jackets in the loss. York fell to Chesnee last night, 72-62. We will have the game here on WBCU today.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Basketball are back in action today. South Carolina host Army this afternoon at 3 p.m. Clemson travels to Virginia for an ACC matchup. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU today.

 

Local finals from college basketball yesterday

  • Ohio 85, USC Upstate 70

  • South Carolina St. 75, Charleston Southern 65

  • Manhattan 77, The Citadel 74

  • Furman 75, Presbyterian 61

  • Mississippi St. 84, Winthrop 63

 

Local teams in action today include

  • Wofford at Duquesne- 3 p.m.

  • College of Charleston at Old Dominion- 7 p.m.

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#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks came back to defeat #2 Stanford Lady Cardinals last night, 65-61. The Lady Gamecocks were down at halftime but came back in the 3rd quarter where they outscored the Lady Cardinals, 22-7. The Lady Gamecocks are next in action on December 30th when they travel to Missouri for SEC play.

 

The Clemson Lady Tigers fell to Dayton yesterday, 60-46. The Lady Tigers are next in action also on December 30th when they host #5 N.C. State for ACC play.

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Today on WBCU, we will have a full day of Basketball. South Carolina will host Army this afternoon at 3 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 2:30 p.m. We will also have Union County High School Basketball. The Yellow Jackets will take on York in round 2 of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off is at 4:30 p.m. We will have pregame at 4:20 p.m. We will also have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers travel to Virginia tonight at 7 p.m. We will have pregame at 6:30 p.m.

 

Sports 12-21-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball will start tournament action when the face Boiling Spring as part of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Finals from local college basketball teams last night

  • South Carolina St. 74, The Citadel 57

  • Manhattan 99, Charleston Southern 75

 

Local teams in action today include

  • USC Upstate at Ohio- Noon

  • South Carolina St. VS Charleston Southern- 5 p.m.

  • Manhattan VS The Citadel- 7 p.m.

  • Presbyterian at Furman- 7 p.m.

  • Winthrop at Mississippi St.- 7 p.m.

 

Clemson Lady Tigers fell to #21 LSU yesterday, 70-56. They will face Dayton today at 3:30 p.m.

#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks will be back in action today. They will host #2 Stanford at 7 p.m. at Colonial Life Arena.

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Tulsa defeated Old Dominion yesterday in the Myrtle Beach Bowl in Conway, 30-17.

Two bowl games are set for today

  • Idaho Potato Bowl- Kent St. VS Wyoming- 3:30 p.m.

  • Frisco Bowl- UTSA VS #24 SDSU- 7:30 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Boys will take on Boiling Springs in the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. We will have pregame at 5:50 p.m.

 

 

Sports 12-20-21

The SCHSL released their proposed realignment for the 2022-2024 school years on Friday. The proposed realignment will see some schools moving regions and some having new region foes. Union County High School will stay in 3A but will move regions. Union County will now be part of region 4-3A. That region will consist of Union County, Chester, Clinton, Emerald, and Woodruff. Union County is currently part of region 3-3A. The current region consists of Union County, Broome, Chapman, Clinton, Emerald, and Woodruff. Other changes for local teams in the proposed realignment include region 2-5A and region 3-3A. Region 2-5A will now consist of Byrnes, Boiling Springs, Dorman, Gaffney, and Spartanburg. Region 3-3A will now consist of Blue Ridge, Broome, Carolina, Chapman, and Travelers Rest. This proposed realignment will still need to be approved by the SCHSL in the coming months.

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Two local college football teams picked up wins over the weekend in bowl games. Coastal Carolina defeated Northern Illinois in the Cure Bowl on Friday, 47-41. South Carolina St. defeated Jackson St. in the Celebration Bowl Saturday in Atlanta, 31-10. One bowl game is set for today. Old Dominion will take on Tulsa in the Myrtle Beach Bowl this afternoon in Conway.

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Clemson Basketball defeated South Carolina this weekend at home, 70-56. The Tigers were led by Hunter Tyson with 18 points. Erik Stevenson had 10 points for the Gamecocks. Both teams will be back in action on Wednesday. Clemson will travel to Virginia. South Carolina will host Army.

Other finals from local teams this weekend

  • Mississippi St. 69, Furman 66

  • Wofford 76, Presbyterian 49

  • USC Upstate 78, Converse 38

  • South Carolina St. 90, Tennessee St. 88 (OT)

  • Middle Tennessee St. 84, Coastal Carolina, 80

 

Local teams in action today include

  • South Carolina St. Vs The Citadel- 5 p.m.

  • Manhattan Vs Charleston Southern- 7:20 p.m.

 

Clemson Lady Tigers Basketball are back in action today. The Lady’s are in tournament action down in West Palm Beach, Florida. They will take on #21 LSU at 5:45 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

 

 

 

Sports 12-17-21

Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys all defeated Newberry last night on the road. Union County Varsity Boys defeated Chester, 55-42. Union County led by 2 at halftime but dominated the second half including holding Chester to just 4 points in the 4th quarter. JaBryson Hunter had 13 points for the Jackets. The Union County Girls defeated Chester, 58-35. The Lady Jackets jumped out to an early lead and had a 30 point lead most of the 2nd half. I’Yone Willis had 16 points for the Jackets. The JV Boys won in overtime, 39-36.

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The college bowl game season begins today with one local team in action. Coastal Carolina will take on Northern Illinois in the Cure Bowl tonight at 6 p.m. South Carolina St. will also be in action this weekend. The Bulldogs will take on Jackson St. in the Celebration Bowl tomorrow in Atlanta. Kick-off is set for Noon on ABC.  Other bowl games set for this weekend include the Boca Raton Bowl, New Mexico Bowl, Independence Bowl, LA Bowl, New Orleans Bowl, and Lending Tree Bowl.

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Clemson and South Carolina Basketball will face off this weekend. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. at Littlejohn Coliseum on ACC Network. We will have the game here on WBCU. Other finals from local teams that were in action yesterday include

  • Coastal Carolina 110, Regent 53

  • The Citadel 102, St. Andrews Presbyterian 62

  • Stetson 67, The College of Charleston 59

  • South Carolina St. 105, Carver Bible 46

  • Tennessee St. 78, Charleston Southern 75

 

Local teams in action this weekend include

  • Furman at Mississippi St.- Today at 7 p.m.

  • Wofford at Presbyterian- Tomorrow at 4 p.m.

  • Converse at USC Upstate- Tomorrow at 4 p.m.

  • Tennessee St. at South Carolina St.- Tomorrow at 2 p.m.

  • Coastal Carolina at Middle Tennessee St.- Sunday at 3 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. after Santa Calling.

Sports 12-16-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will all travel to Newberry. The JV Boys game will tip-off at 5 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow. We will have the Varsity games here on WBCU. Sims Middle School Basketball will travel to Mabry at 4:30 p.m. Jonesville Middle School Basketball will travel to Chesnee at 4:30 p.m.

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Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys all defeated Chester last night on the road. Union County Varsity Boys defeated Chester, 55-42. Union County led by 2 at halftime but dominated the second half including holding Chester to just 4 points in the 4th quarter. JaBryson Hunter had 13 points for the Jackets. The Union County Girls defeated Chester, 58-35. The Lady Jackets jumped out to a early lead and had a 30 point lead most of the 2nd half. I’Yone Willis had 16 points for the Jackets. The JV Boys won 36-29. All 3 teams return to action tonight at Newberry.

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The early signing period in college football was a busy day for local teams yesterday. Clemson added 12 to the class of 2022. South Carolina saw 18 new Gamecocks sign yesterday. The Gamecocks did lose two players yesterday. Defensive end Kingsley Enagbare announced that he will be heading to the NFL. Enagbare had 41 tackles and 2.5 sacks this season for the Gamecocks. Quarterback Jason Brown will be entering the transfer portal. Brown started the last four games of the season for the Gamecocks, helping to get wins over Florida and Auburn.

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#1 South Carolina picked up a win last night over #15 Duke, 55-46. The Lady Gamecocks led most of the night as they gave the Lady Blue Devils their first loss of the year. Aliyah Boston had her 4th straight double-double for South Carolina.

Other finals from local teams that were in action yesterday include

  • Elon 63, Winthrop 61

  • Presbyterian 98, Carver Bible 33

Local teams in action today include

  • Regent at Coastal Carolina- 4 p.m.

  • St. Andrews Presbyterian at The Citadel- 7 p.m.

  • The College of Charleston at Stetson- 7 p.m.

  • Carver Bible at South Carolina St.- 7 p.m.

  • Tennessee St. at Charleston Southern- 8 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County Basketball. Both the Varsity Girls and Boys will travel to Newberry to take on the Bulldogs. We will have the Girls game after Santa Calling around 6:30 p.m.

Sports 12-15-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will all travel to Chester. The JV Boys game will tip-off at 5 p.m. with the Varsity games to follow. We will have the Varsity games here on WBCU.

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Sims Middle School Boys Basketball defeated Rainbow Lake on Monday night, 52-29. The Tigers jumped out to a large lead in the 1st half and hold to get the win. Eric Gray had 15 points for Sims. Zyan Allen had 10 points.

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Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney announced yesterday who will be taking over as offensive and defensive coordinator for next season. Brandon Streeter will become offensive coordinator. Streeter has been with the Tigers since 2015. Wes Goodwin and Mickey Conn will split the role of defensive coordinator. Goodwin was a defensive analyst while Conn was the Safety Coach. Both roles became open last week. Former defensive coordinator Brent Venables left to become the head coach at Oklahoma while former offensive coordinator Tony Elliott became head coach at Virginia.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina basketball picked up wins last night. Clemson defeated Miami of Ohio, 89-76. South Carolina defeated Allen, 110-51.

Other finals from local teams that were in action yesterday include

  • #18 Tennessee 96, USC Upstate 52

  • North Carolina 74, Furman 61

  • #2 Duke 103, South Carolina St. 62

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History was made in the NBA last night. Golden State Warriors Point Guard Stephen Curry surpassed Hall of Famer Ray Allen for the most career 3-pointers. Curry did it early on in the Warriors win over the New York Knicks, 105-96.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County Basketball. Both the Varsity Girls and Boys will travel to Chester to take on the Cyclones. We will have the Girls game after Santa Calling around 6:30 p.m.

 

 

Sports 12-14-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Wrestling will host Whitmire at 6 p.m.

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Last night Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball all lost to Greer. The Varsity Boys fell in double overtime, 66-59. After trailing most of the second half, Union County was able to tie the game at 52 apiece at the end of the 4th quarter. After tying the game again at the end of the first overtime, Greer ran away from Union County in the 2nd overtime. Qua Kershaw had 24 points for Union County. Union County Varsity Girls fell to Greer, 63-54. After a close first half, Greer ran away from Union County in the second half. Dymia Brannon had 17 points for Union County. The JV Boys fell to Greer, 50-44. After trailing by 21, Union County was able to cut it to just 4 points late in the game. Union County was not able to complete the comeback thought. All 3 teams will be back in action on Wednesday at Chester.

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South Carolina football will be having a big name quarterback join the team next year. It was announced last night that former Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler will be joining the Gamecocks next season. Rattler, who entered the transfer portal after this past season, spent 3 years with the Sooners. He threw for 4,595 yards, 40 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. He will also be joined by one of his Oklahoma teammates in Columbia. Tight End Austin Stogner will also be joining the Gamecocks. Stogner had 47 catches, 654 yards and 8 touchdowns for the Sooners over the last three seasons.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Basketball are back in action at home tonight. Clemson will host Miami of Ohio at 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. South Carolina will host Allen also at 7 p.m.

Other local teams in action today include

  • USC Upstate at #18 Tennessee- 7 p.m.

  • Furman at North Carolina- 7 p.m.

  • South Carolina St. at #2 Duke- 8 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers host Miami of Ohio at Littlejohn Coliseum. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. We will have pre-game starting after Santa Calling at 6:30 p.m.

Sports 12-13-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and Jv Boys Basketball will host Greer. The JV Boys will tip-off at 5 p.m. with other games to follow. We will have the Varsity games here on WBCU tonight after Santa Calling. Sims Middle School Basketball will host Rainbow Lake at 4:30 p.m. Jonesville Middle School Basketball will High Point at 4:30 p.m. 

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Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball defeated Gaffney Friday night, 48-41. This is the first time in Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball history that the Yellow Jackets have defeated Gaffney twice in a season. Union County High School Varsity Girls Basketball fell to Gaffney 70-49. Union County JV Boys Basketball fell to Gaffney 52-25. All 3 teams will be back in action today against Greer.

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Alabama Quarterback Bryce Young won the 2021 Heisman Award Saturday night in New York City. Young becomes the second straight Alabama player to win the award. Young threw for over 4000 yards, 43 touchdowns, and just 4 interceptions this season.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Basketball picked up wins this weekend. Clemson defeated Drake on Saturday in overtime, 90-80. South Carolina defeated Florida State yesterday, 66-65. Both teams are back in action on tomorrow. 

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Clemson Men's Soccer is bring home a national championship. The Tigers defeated Washington yesterday, 2-0.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys will host Greer. We will have the Girls game following Santa Calling around 6:30 p.m.

Sports 12-10-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys basketball will travel to Gaffney tonight. We will have the Varsity games here on WBCU tonight after Santa Calling. Union County High School Wrestling will travel to Hillcrest High School tomorrow morning.

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The 2021 Heisman Trophy will be given out tomorrow night in New York. The four finalists for the award were announced this past Monday. They include Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson, Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett, Ohio St. quarterback C.J. Stroud, and Alabama quarterback Bryce Young. The ceremony will be on ESPN at 8 p.m.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Basketball return to action this weekend. Clemson will hit the road tomorrow and take on Drake at 2 p.m. South Carolina will take on Florida St. on Sunday at Noon.

 

Other local teams in action this weekend include

  • USC Upstate at Wake Forest- Saturday at 7 p.m.

  • Carver Bible at Winthrop- Saturday at 7 p.m.

  • Wofford at Coastal Carolina- Sunday at 2 p.m.

  • Presbyterian at College of Charleston- Sunday at 2 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball. The Yellow Jackets travel to Gaffney. We will join the Girls game after Santa Calling. We will also have Clemson and South Carolina basketball this weekend here on WBCU.

 

 

Sports 12-9-21

Union County Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys basketball all picked up wins last night over Chester. The Varsity Boys won 62-34. Keishon Gibson had 15 points for the Jackets. The Lady Jackets had another dominate performance in their win over the Lady Cyclones, 40-17. DyMia Brannon had 13 points for Union County. The JV Boys won 48-25.

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Clemson will be looking for a new Athletic Director. It was announced yesterday that Dan Randakovich will become the new Athletic Director at the University of Miami. Randakovich, a graduate of the University of Miami, came to Clemson in 2012 from Georgia Tech.

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In local college basketball from yesterday, Wofford defeated Gardner-Webb, 76-70.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. after Santa Calling.

Sports 12-8-21

Around the county in sports today Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys basketball will host Chester. The JV Boys will get underway at 5 p.m. with the Varsity Girls and Boys to follow. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU after Santa Calling. Union County High School Wrestling will travel to Eastside High School tonight at 6 p.m.

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South Carolina football had one player named to the first-team All-SEC team yesterday. Former Byrnes High School player and current Gamecock defensive back Jaylan Foster was the only South Carolina player named to the first team. Foster had five interceptions for the Gamecocks this season. That is the most for any South Carolina player since 2004. Foster also had 90 tackles, two sacks, and two forced fumbles.

The Gamecocks also lost one running back yesterday to the NFL. ZaQuandre White announced last night on social media that he will turn pro. White rushed for 583 yards and 2 touchdowns this season for the Gamecocks.

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One local college basketball program in action tonight. Wofford will travel to Gardner-Webb tonight at 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County Varsity Girls and Boys basketball. The Yellow Jackets host Chester tonight. We will join the Girls game in progress after Santa Calling at 6:30 p.m. with the Boys game to follow.

 

 

Sports 12-7-21

Union County Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys basketball all picked up wins last night over SCA. The Varsity Boys won 52-43. Kevon Hughes had 19 points for the Jackets. Qua Kershaw had 18 points. The Lady Jackets had a dominate performance in their win over the Lady Warriors, 64-17. DyMia Brannon had 19 points for Union County. The JV Boys won 44-37.

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The 2021 Heisman Trophy finalist were announced last night. They include Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson, Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett, Ohio St. quarterback C.J. Stroud, and Alabama quarterback Bryce Young. The four finalists will find out who the winner is this Saturday at a ceremony in New York on Saturday night.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. after Santa Calling.

Sports 12-6-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will host SCA tonight starting at 4:30 p.m. We will have the Varsity games here on WBCU after Santa Calling. Sims Basketball will host Clifdale at 4:30 p.m. Jonesville Basketball will host Blacksburg at 4:30 p.m.

Both Union County High School Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball defeated Gaffney Friday night. The boys won 62-34. JaBryson Hunter led the Jackets with 13 points. The Girls came back to defeat the Lady Indians in the 4th quarter, 44-42. Carly Sumner had 14 points for Union County. Both teams are back in action today against SCA.

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Clemson and South Carolina football learned what bowl games they will be traveling to yesterday. Clemson will take on Iowa St. in the Cheez-It Bowl in Orlando on December 29th. South Carolina will take on North Carolina in Charlotte in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl on December 30th.

Other games announced yesterday include

  • CFP Semifinal- Cotton Bowl- #1 Alabama vs #4 Cincinnati- December 31

  • CFP Semifinal- Orange Bowl- #2 Michigan vs #3 Georgia- December 31

  • Rose Bowl- #6 Ohio St. vs #11 Utah- January 1

  • Peach Bowl- #10 Michigan St. vs #12 Pittsburgh- December 30

  • Sugar Bowl- #8 Ole Miss vs #7 Baylor- January 1

 

Clemson will be looking for a new defensive coordinator. Long-time defensive coordinator Brent Venables has been named the new head coach at Oklahoma, replacing Lincoln Riley who became the head coach at USC last week. Venables has been with Clemson since 2012 and helped the Tigers win two national championships and make the college football playoffs six times.

Presbyterian College will be looking for a new football head coach. First year head coach Kevin Kelley resigned Saturday. Kelley led the Blue Hose to a 2-9 record this year, losing their final 9 games.

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Clemson Basketball fell over the weekend to open up ACC play to Miami, 80-75. The Tigers are back in action this Saturday at Drake. South Carolina basketball picked up a win at home over Georgetown yesterday, 80-67. The Gamecocks are off until Sunday when they host Florida St.

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Today on WBCU we will have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys take on SCA with the Girls getting underway around 6 p.m. We will join the game in progress after Santa Calling.

Sports 12-3-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Girls and Boys Varsity Basketball will host Gaffney. The Girls game is set for 6 p.m. with the Boys game set to start around 7:30 p.m. We will have both games following the Union County Christmas Parade.

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College football conference championship weekend will begin tonight and run thought tomorrow. Games include

  • PAC-12- #10 Oregon vs #17 Utah- Tonight at 8 p.m.

  • Big 12- #9 Baylor vs #5 Oklahoma St.- Tomorrow at Noon

  • SEC- #1 Georgia vs #3 Alabama- Tomorrow at 4 p.m.

  • ACC- #15 Pittsburgh vs #16 Wake Forest- Tomorrow at 8 p.m.

  • Big 10- #2 Michigan vs #13 Iowa- Tomorrow at 8 p.m.

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Clemson and South Carolina Basketball are in action this weekend. The Tigers start ACC play as they travel to Miami on Saturday. Tip-off is at Noon. South Carolina host Georgetown on Sunday at 2 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU this weekend.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Union County High School Basketball. They Girls and Boys will both take on Gaffney. We will join the Girls game in progress after the Union Christmas Parade. We will also have Clemson and South Carolina basketball this weekend here on WBCU as well.

Sports 11-22-21

Union County Basketball will host the Rippy’s Tip-off Classic starting today at Union County High School. The Pre-season tournament consist of 8 high school teams from around the upstate, including Union County. Games that are set for today include

  • Woodruff and Spartanburg Day- 4 p.m.

  • Brashier and Newberry- 5:30 p.m.

  • Chesnee and Southside Christian- 7 p.m.

  • Blacksburg and Union County- 8:30 p.m.

We will have the Union County game on WBCU tonight.

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Sims Middle School will also be hosting a basketball tournament this week. Four middle school teams will compete in the Allstate Tip-off tournament. They include Sims as well as Jonesville Middle. Games that are set for today include

  • Jonesville and SCA- 6 p.m.

  • Sims and Rainbow Lake- 7:15 p.m.

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Former Union High School and Clemson star basketball player Trevor Booker was inducted into the Clemson Hall of Fame this past weekend. Booker played for the Tigers from 2006 to 2010. He became the first player in ACC history with 1,500 points, 1,000 rebounds, 200 blocks, 200 assists and 100 steals in a career. He started 134 games and helped Clemson to three straight NCAA tournament appearances. Booker was the 23rd overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. He played eight seasons in the league for five different teams. Others inducted include football standout C.J. Spiller and longtime baseball coach Jack Leggett.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina football picked up wins this weekend. Clemson defeated #10 Wake Forest, 48-27. The Tigers had 333 rushing yards in the final home game of the year. Clemson finishes ACC play 6-2 on the season. South Carolina beat Auburn, 21-17. The game was tied at halftime as South Carolina was able to hold Auburn to just 3 points in the second half. South Carolina finishes SEC play 3-5 on the year. Clemson and South Carolina will meet this weekend in Columbia at 7:30 p.m.

Other local teams that were in action this weekend include

  • Coastal Carolina 35, Texas St. 21

  • North Carolina 34, Wofford 14

  • #1 Georgia 56, Charleston Southern 7

  • Furman 41, Samford 34

  • The Citadel 24, Chattanooga 21

  • St. Thomas 54, PC 15

  • South Carolina St. 31, Norfolk St.21

  • Newberry 33, #3 West Florida 30 (NCAA Division II playoffs- First round)

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Clemson Men’s basketball lost both games they played this weekend in the Charleston Classic. The Tigers fell to #22 St. Bonaventure Friday afternoon, 68-65. They then lost yesterday to West Virginia, 66-59. They return to action Friday when they host Charleston Southern.

#1 South Carolina Women’s basketball has a big game today. They will take on #2 UConn in the Battle 4 Atlantis Championship game in West Virginia. Tip-off is at Noon today on ESPN.

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Today on WBCU we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will also have Union County High School Basketball. The Yellow Jackets take on Blacksburg in the Rippy’s Tip-off Classic. Tip-off is at 8:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 8:25 p.m.

Sports 11-19-21

Round 3 of the South Carolina High School football playoffs are tonight. Local teams in action include

  • Ridgeview at Spartanburg

  • Gaffney at Northwestern

  • South Pointe at Greenwood

  • Irmo at Greenville

  • Chester at Powderville

  • Clinton at Daniel

  • Newberry at Christ Church

  • Abbeville at Gray Collegiate

All games kick off at 7:30 p.m.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina football are at home this weekend. Clemson host #10 Wake Forest at Noon. It can be found on ESPN. South Carolina host Auburn. Kick-off is at 7 p.m. on ESPN. We will have both games here on WBCU.

Other team in action tomorrow include

  • Wofford at North Carolina- Noon

  • Charleston Southern at #1 Georgia- Noon

  • Furman at Samford- 1 p.m.

  • Texas St. at Coastal Carolina- 1 p.m.

  • The Citadel at Chattanooga- 1:30 p.m.

  • PC at St. Thomas- 2 p.m.

  • South Carolina St. at Norfolk St.- 2 p.m.

  • Newberry at West Florida- 2 p.m. (NCAA Division II playoffs- First round)

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Clemson and South Carolina basketball both picked up wins yesterday. Clemson defeated Temple in round one of the Charleston Classic, 75-48. The Tigers will now take on #22 St. Bonaventure at 2:30 p.m. today. South Carolina defeated UAB, 66-63. They take on Wofford on Tuesday.

Finals from yesterday for local teams include

  • East Tennessee St. 56, USC Upstate 43

  • Cincinnati 79, Presbyterian 45

  • NC Wilmington 65, Coastal Carolina 53

  • The Citadel 102, Carver Bible 49

  • South Carolina St. 67, St. Andrews Presbyterian 53

Other local teams in action this weekend include

  • Hampton at Wofford- 7:30 p.m., Georgia Southern at Wofford- 5 p.m. (Sun)

  • Radford at Furman- 7 p.m., Navy at Furman-3 p.m. (Sun)

  • Bob Jones at Charleston Southern- 3 p.m. (Sat)

  • Winthrop at Vanderbilt- 8 p.m. (Sat)

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Today on WBCU we will have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers take on #22 St. Bonaventure at 2:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 2 p.m. We will also have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tomorrow we will have both Clemson and South Carolina football as well here on WBCU.

Sports 11-18-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County Basketball will travel to Landrum at 6 p.m.

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Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney announced yesterday that WR Justyn Ross will undergo surgery on his foot. The surgery will likely keep Ross out the final two games of the regular season. Ross is also set to prepare for the 2022 NFL draft as well. He leads the Tigers 46 receptions, 514 receiving yards and three touchdowns.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Basketball are back in action today. Clemson begins play in the Charleston Classic as they take on Temple today at 4:30 p.m. South Carolina will host UAB tonight at 7 p.m. We will have both games her on WBCU.

Other teams in action today include

  • USC Upstate at East Tennessee St.- 7 p.m.

  • Presbyterian at Cincinnati- 7 p.m.

  • Coastal Carolina at NC Wilmington- 7 p.m.

  • Carver Bible at The Citadel- 7 p.m.

  • St. Andrews Presbyterian at South Carolina St.- 8 p.m.

Finals from local college basketball teams from last night

  • Wake Forest 95, Charleston Southern 59

 

#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks defeated the Clemson Lady Tigers last night, 76-45. The Lady Gamecocks jumped out to an early lead and held Clemson to just 3 points in the 2nd quarter. Destanni Henderson led the way for the Lady Gamecocks with 16 points. Gabby Elliott led the way for the Lady Tigers off the bench with 11 points. #1 South Carolina will be on the road for their next game as they travel to participate in the Battle of Atlantis. They will face Buffalo on Saturday. Clemson will host Penn St. this Sunday.

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Today on WBCU we will have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers take on Temple today in the Charleston Classic. Tip-off is at 4:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 4 p.m. We will have also have South Carolina Basketball. The Gamecocks host UAB tonight at 7 p.m. We will join the game in progress at 8 p.m.

Sports 11-17-21

The College Football Playoff rankings were released last night with not much change from last week. Georgia remains on top on the list again this week. Alabama came in second with Oregon third and Ohio St. in fourth. Cincinnati was fifth with Michigan and Michigan State next at sixth and seventh.

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Finals from local college basketball teams from last night

  • Georgia 76, South Carolina St. 60

  • Middle Tennessee St. 76, Winthrop 65

Charleston Southern travels to Wake Forest tonight at 7 p.m.

#1 South Carolina Lady Gamecocks will host Clemson Lady Tigers tonight at Colonial Life Arena at 7 p.m. The Lady Gamecocks will be without start freshman Raven Johnson the rest of the season. Johnson suffered a knee injury at South Dakota this past Friday. Johnson was one of the top recruits in the nation this past year.

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A classic NASCAR team has a new name. It was announced yesterday at Charlotte Motor Speedway that Roush Fenway Racing will become Roush Fenway Keselowski racing. The move comes after driver Brad Keselowski became part owner of the team over the summer. Keselowski will drive the number 6 car starting today when teams test the Next Gen car at Charlotte.

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Today on WBCU we will Sports Talk for 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 11-16-21

 

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School boys basketball will start preseason action as they host Spartanburg. Tipoff is at 6 p.m.

It was announced yesterday that South Carolina football defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach Clayton White was nominated for the 2021 Broyles Award. The award honors college football’s top assistant coaches. This is the 4th time White has been nominated for the award. He received the past 3 nominations when he coached at Western Kentucky. Under White this year, South Carolina’s defense is ranked 5th in the nation in turnovers gained, 14th in pass defense, and 44th in total defense.

Clemson basketball defeated Bryant last night, 93-70. The Tigers led the Bulldogs at halftime, 52-40. Hunter Tyson scored 20 points for Clemson in the win. The Tigers return to action on Thursday when they travel to Temple.

Other finals from local teams that were in action yesterday include:

  • USC Upstate 96, St. Andrews Presbyterian 43

  • Wofford 98, Erskine 41

  • PC 74, The Citadel 70 (2OT)

  • Belmont 95, Furman 89

 

South Carolina St. travels to Georgia tonight at 7 p.m. Winthrop travels to Middle Tennessee St. tonight at 7 p.m.

Today on WBCU we will Sports Talk for 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 11-15-21

Round 2 of the South Carolina High School Football playoffs finished Friday night. Some of the local finals include

  • Spartanburg 37, Spring Valley 29

  • Ridge View 47, Hillcrest 41

  • Northwestern 42, Byrnes 3

  • Gaffney 34, TL Hanna 26

  • Chester 33, Chapman 28

  • Powdersville 21, Wren 17

  • Daniel 49, Woodruff 21

  • Clinton 48, Lower Richland 34

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Clemson football picked up a win over UConn Saturday, 44-7. The Tigers had over 450 total yards on offense as their defense held the Huskies to less than 100 yards. Clemson, now 7-3 on the year and 5-2 in the ACC, will host #12 Wake Forest this Saturday. South Carolina fell to Missouri on Saturday, 31-28. The Gamecocks scored two touchdowns in the 4th quarter, but it was not enough as they fell on the road. South Carolina, 5-5 on the year and 2-5 in SEC play, will host #17 Auburn on Saturday.

Other local finals from teams in that were in action this weekend include

  • North Greenville 56, Shorter 0

  • Marist 57, PC 32

  • NC A&T 27, South Carolina St. 17

  • Charleston Southern 32, Garner-Webb 24

  • Georgia St. 42, Coastal Carolina 40

  • The Citadel 45, Wofford 44 (OT)

  • Furman 37, VMI 31

  • Newberry 42, Limestone 7

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A number of local college basketball teams were in action this weekend. Clemson defeated Wofford Friday night, 76-68. They will host Bryant tonight. South Carolina went 1-1 on the weekend in the Asheville Championship. The Gamecocks lost on Friday night to Princeton, 66-62. They bounced back to defeat Western Kentucky last night, 75-64. They return to action on Thursday when they host UAB.

Other finals from local teams that were in action this weekend include

  • Charlotte 76, USC Upstate 64

  • Mississippi 93, Charleston Southern 68

  • PC 73, VMI 72 (OT)

  • Furman 80, Louisville 72

  • Winthrop 88, Mercer 85

Wofford, USC Upstate, PC, The Citadel, and Furman all return to action tonight.

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Today on WBCU we will Sports Talk for 6:05 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. After Sports Talk, we will join Clemson Basketball. The Tigers take on Bryant. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 6:30 p.m.

Sports 11-12-21

Union County girls' tennis will have one player in action this weekend. Mary Kathryn James will participate in the 2021 North-South All Star Girls Tennis Classic at Myrtle Beach today and tomorrow.

Round 2 of the South Carolina High School Football playoffs are tonight. The local teams in action tonight include:

  • Spring Valley at Spartanburg

  • Ridge View at Hillcrest

  • Byrnes at Northwestern

  • TL Hanna at Gaffney

  • Chester at Chapman

  • Wren at Powdersville

  • Woodruff at Daniel

  • Clinton at Lower Richland

All games kick off at 7:30 p.m.

 

Week 11 of the college football season will see a number of in-state teams in action. Clemson will host UConn tomorrow. Kickoff is at noon on ACC Network. South Carolina will hit the road and travel to Missouri. Kickoff is at 4 p.m. on SEC Network. We will have both games here on WBCU tomorrow.

Other local teams in action tomorrow include:

  • Shorter at North Greenville- noon

  • Marist at PC- 1 p.m.

  • NC A&T at South Carolina St.- 1:30 p.m.

  • Charleston Southern at Garner-Webb- 1:30 p.m.

  • Georgia St. at Coastal Carolina- 2 p.m.

  • Wofford at The Citadel- 2 p.m.

  • VMI at Furman- 2 p.m.

  • Newberry at Limestone- 4 p.m.

A number of local college basketball teams are in action today or tomorrow. Clemson will host Wofford tonight at 7 p.m. South Carolina will take on Princeton in Round 1 of Asheville Championship tonight at 9:30 p.m. We will have both games tonight here on WBCU.

Other teams in action this weekend:

  • Morris at The Citadel- noon

  • South Carolina St. at Loyola (MD)- 4 p.m.

  • USC Upstate at Charlotte- 7 p.m.

  • Charleston Southern at Mississippi- 7 p.m.

  • VMI at PC- 7 p.m.

  • Furman at Louisville- 7 p.m.

  • Mercer at Winthrop- 2 p.m. tomorrow

The Carolina Panthers announced yesterday they have re-signed quarterback Cam Newton. Newton, the 2011 first overall pick for the team and 2015 league MVP, was released by the team after the 2019 season. Newton spent last season with the New England Patriots before being cut this preseason. While he will not start this weekend at Arizona, Newton could start next weekend against the Washington Football Team.

Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. After Sports Talk, we will join Clemson basketball. The Tigers take on Wofford. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 6:30 p.m. After Clemson basketball, we will have South Carolina basketball. The Gamecocks take on Princeton at 9:30 p.m. Tomorrow features a full day of sports here on WBCU. We will have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour, followed by Clemson football at 10 and South Carolina football at 4.

Sports 11-10-21

South Carolina head football coach Shane Beamer announced yesterday in his press conference that quarterback Jason Brown will be the starter for upcoming game this Saturday at Missouri. Brown completed 14 for 24 passes for 175 yards and two touchdowns in the Gamecocks win over Florida this past Saturday in his first start. Beamer also said that quarterback Zeb Noland will be available as well. Brown replaced Noland after he was injured and had surgery during the bye week.

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The College Football Selection Committee rankings were released last night. Georgia remained on top with Alabama also staying in second. Oregon and Ohio St. jumped up one spot each as Michigan St. fell down to 7th after losing to Purdue. Cincinnati was 5th with Michigan in 6th.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Mens Basketball opened up the season last night a win. The Tigers defeated Presbyterian, 64-53. Clemson trailed at halftime by 8 but scored 40 points in the second half to come back. David Collins had 14 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists for the Tigers. Clemson will next face Wofford on Friday. South Carolina defeated USC Upstate, 78-60. The Gamecocks, with nine new players on the roster, out rebound the Spartans as well as had more steals. Jermaine Couisnard led the way with 14 points, 6 rebounds, and 7 assists for South Carolina. The Gamecocks will next play Princeton in Asheville Friday night.

Other local teams that were in action last night include

  • Wofford 117, Bob Jones 79

  • Winthrop 110, Mary Baldwin 78

  • Charleston Southern 118, Johnson and Wales 71

  • Furman 118, North Greenville 66

  • The Citadel 78, Pittsburgh 63

  • East Carolina 70, South Carolina St. 62

  • Coastal Carolina 101, Ferrum 73

South Carolina Women’s Basketball opened up their year with a win last night. The top seeded Lady Gamecocks defeated #5 N.C. State, 66-57. Zia Cooke led the Lady Gamecocks with 17 points. They will play South Dakota on Friday.

Clemson Lady Tigers Basketball opens up their season tonight. They will take on USC Upstate at 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk form 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 11-9-21

South Carolina football had one player received an SEC award for their performance in the win over Florida this past weekend. Kicker Parker White was named SEC Co-Special Teams Player of the Week yesterday. White made all 8 of his kicks on Saturday night over the Gators. That included a career-high four field goals and scoring a career best 16 points. He became the first Gamecock player to make four field goals since 2015.

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The college basketball season begins today for both Men and Women. One the Mens side, both Clemson and South Carolina will open up the year at home against an in-state opponent. Clemson will host Presbyterian at 7 p.m. South Carolina will host USC Upstate at 7 p.m. as well. We will have the Clemson game here on WBCU with pregame starting at 6:30 p.m.

South Carolina will be without one of their key players for the first five games on the year. South Carolina head basketball coach Frank Martin announced on Monday that Forward Keyshawn Bryant will be out the due to violation of an athletic department policy.

 

Other local teams that start the season off tonight include

  • Bob Jones at Wofford- 5 p.m.

  • Mary Baldwin at Winthrop- 6 p.m.

  • Johnson and Wales at Charleston Southern- 7 p.m.

  • North Greenville at Furman- 7 p.m.

  • The Citadel at Pittsburgh- 7 p.m.

  • South Carolina St. at East Carolina- 7 p.m.

  • Ferrum at Coastal Carolina- 7:30 p.m.

 

South Carolina Women’s Basketball will open up the season as well tonight. The top ranked Lady Gamecocks will take on #5 N.C. State at 5 p.m.

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The Pittsburg Steelers defeated the Chicago Bears last night in Monday night football, 29-27.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk form 6:05 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. After Sports Talk, we will have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers will open up the season as they host Presbyterian College. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:30 p.m.

Sports 11-8-21

Jonesville Middle School football finished the season out this past Thursday with a victory of Spartanburg Christian Academy, 46-14. Dre Mills had a big game for the Wildcats as he rushed for over 200 yards and had 5 touchdowns. Jonesville finished out the year 2-5 on the season and 2-4 in their division.

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The High School football playoffs begin on Friday night with a number of local teams in action. Some finals include

  • TL Hanna 41, Dorman 35

  • Spartanburg 49, Woodmont 28

  • Byrnes 30, Mauldin 20

  • Gaffney 41, Rock Hill 0

  • Northwestern 52, Boiling Springs 7

  • Westside 24, Greer 21

  • Chapman 63, Blue Ridge 35

  • Woodruff 55, Southside 7

  • Powdersville 45, Broome 44

  • Clinton 77, Palmetto 14

  • Crescent 68, Chesnee 35

  • Newberry 43, Landrum 7

  • Ridge Spring-Monetta 48, Whitmire 0

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Both South Carolina and Clemson picked up wins on Saturday. South Carolina defeated Florida, 40-17. Quarterback Jason Brown, making his first start of the season, throw for 175 yards and 2 touchdowns in the win. South Carolina, now 5-4 on the year and 2-4 in SEC play, will travel to Missouri this weekend. Clemson picked up a win on the road at Louisville, 30-24. After being tied at halftime, the Tigers put up 13 points in the 4th quarter to pick up the win. Clemson, now 6-3 on the year and 5-2 in ACC play, will host Connecticut this Saturday.

 

Other finals from local colleges this weekend

  • Coastal Carolina 28, Georgia Southern 8

  • Chattanooga 35, Wofford 10

  • Western Carolina 43, Furman 42

  • Samford 35, The Citadel 14

  • N.C. A&T 21, Charleston Southern 18

  • Valparaiso 65, PC 55

  • South Carolina St. 15, Howard 12

  • Newberry 41, Wingate 35 – 2 OT

  • Valdosta State 31, North Greenville 21

  • Carson-Newman 27, Limestone 21

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Kyle Larson was crowned the NASCAR cup series champion last night in Phoenix. Larson, in his first season with Hendrick Motorsports, held off Martin Truex Jr. to pick up his first title. Truex finished second with Denny Hamlin, Ryan Blaney, and Chase Elliott rounding out the top five. Earlier in the weekend, Daniel Hemric was crowned the Xfinity series champion and Ben Rhodes was crowned the Trucks series champion.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 11-5-21

The South Carolina High School football playoffs begin tonight around the state. Even though Union County will not be in the playoffs, a number of local teams are. They include

  • Dorman at TL Hanna

  • Woodmont at Spartanburg

  • Mauldin at Byrnes

  • Rock Hill at Gaffney

  • Boiling Springs at Northwestern

  • Greer at Westside

  • Blue Ridge at Chapman

  • Woodruff at Southside

  • Broome at Powdersville

  • Palmetto at Clinton

  • Crescent at Chesnee

  • Landrum at Newberry

  • Whitmire at Ridge Spring-Monetta

 

All games kick-off at 7:30 p.m.

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Week 10 of the college football season will see interesting match ups for local teams. South Carolina (4-4) will host Florida (4-4). Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. Clemson (5-3) will hit the road and travel to Louisville (4-4). Kick-off is set also at 7:30 p.m. We will have the South Carolina game here on WBCU tomorrow. Pregame starts at 3:30 p.m.

 

Other local colleges in action tomorrow include

  • Limestone at Carson-Newman- 1 p.m.

  • N.C. A&T at Charleston Southern- 1 p.m.

  • Wingate at Newberry- 1 p.m.

  • Chattanooga at Wofford- 1:30 p.m.

  • Furman at Western Carolina- 2 p.m.

  • Howard at South Carolina St.- 2 p.m.

  • PC at Valparaiso- 2 p.m.

  • The Citadel at Samford- 3 p.m.

  • North Greenville at Valdosta State- 3 p.m.

  • Coastal Carolina at Georgia Southern- 6 p.m.

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The NASCAR season comes to an end this weekend. All 3 national series will crown a champion this weekend in Phoenix. The Truck series championship will be determined tonight with the Xfinity series championship set to be determined tomorrow. Denny Hamlin, Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, and Martin Truex Jr. are the four drivers who will be trying to claim the Cup series title on Sunday. The race is set for 3 p.m. on NBC.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tomorrow morning we will have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour at 9 a.m. We will also have South Carolina football. The Gamecocks take on the Florida Gators at 7:30 p.m. Pregame coverage begins at 3:30 p.m.

Sports 11-4-21

Around the county in sports today, Jonesville Middle School football will play at Spartanburg Christian Academy at 5 p.m.

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South Carolina head football coach Shane Beamer announced yesterday that a starting quarterback will not be named prior to their game on Saturday against Florida. Starting quarterback Zeb Noland was injured and had surgery following the loss to Texas A&M. Noland has returned to practice and increased his workload each practice. Quarterback Jason Brown, next in line, replaced Noland in the second half on the Texas A&M game. The Gamecocks will take on the Gators Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.

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Week 9 of the NFL season begins today with the New York Jets taking on the Indianapolis Colts. Just one FBS college football game tonight. Georgia St. will take on LA Lafayette.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 11-3-21

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros last night in Game Six of the World Series, 7-0, to be crowned champions. This is the first title for the Braves since 1995. Atlanta grabbed the lead in the 3rd off a 3-run homer from Jorge Soler. They then added to the lead in the 5th off a homerun from Dansby Swanson and again in the 7th off a homer from Freddie Freeman. Max Fried was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. Fried went 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and no runs. Luis Garcia was the losing pitcher for the Astros.

After the game, Jorge Soler was named MVP of the Series. Soler hit 3 homeruns in the six games and averaged .300.

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The College Football playoff committee released the first rankings of the season last night. The Georgia Bulldogs came out on top of the list. Alabama was in second place with Michigan St. and Oregon rounding out the other top spots. The last two teams out were Ohio St. and Cincinnati.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 11-2-21

Jonesville Middle School football fell to Chesnee this past Thursday, 20-14. The Eagles scored first to make it 6-0. Jonesville came back to take to lead before halftime, 14-12. Chesnee scored in the final minute to pick up the victory. Jonesville will finished the season on Thursday when they travel to face Spartanburg Christian Academy at 5 p.m.

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Clemson football had three players recognized after their win over Florida St. this past weekend. Defensive end Myles Murphy earned ACC co-defensive lineman of the week after his performance against Florida St. Running Back Will Shipley earned national honors after being selected to the Hornung Award Honor Roll. Shipley touched the ball Saturday 31 times three different ways. Punter Will Spiers was named to the Ray Guy Award list for his work against to Seminoles. Clemson returns to action Saturday at Louisville.

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The Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros will meet again tonight in Game Six of the World Series. First pitch is at 8:09 p.m. The Braves will send Max Fried to the mound. He will face Houston pitcher Luis Garcia. Atlanta leads the series 3-2 over Houston. A win tonight will give Atlanta the title. We will have the game here on WBCU with pregame starting around 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 7 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will take on the Houston Astros in Game Six of the World Series. First pitch is at 8:09 p.m.

Sports 11-1-21

Union County High School varsity football defeated Emerald on Friday, 44-20. Union County led at halftime, 28-20. The Yellow Jacket defense held the Viking to no points in the second half as they cruised to their first win of the year. Union County finishes the year 1-7 and 1-4 in region play.

Other local scores from Friday night include

  • Byrnes 56, Wade Hampton 8

  • Greenwood 45, Boiling Springs 21

  • Gaffney 48, Fort Mill 14

  • Mid-Carolina 35, Chesnee 14

  • Laurens 49, Greer 35

  • Spartanburg 28, Dorman 24

  • Dixie 14, Whitmire 12

  • Clinton 39, Woodruff 17

  • Chapman 48, Broome 41

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Clemson football picked up a win on Saturday at home against Florida St., 30-20. The Tigers and Seminoles went back and forth in the 1st half. Clemson came back in the 4th after a 21-yard run by Will Shipley. Florida St. fumbled late with the Tigers recovering and scoring in the closing seconds. Clemson, now 5-3 on the year and 4-2 in ACC play, will travel to Louisville this weekend.

Other finals from local colleges include

  • Charleston Southern 27, Campbell 14

  • Stetson 56, PC 14

  • Western Carolina 41, Wofford 21

  • Chattanooga 13, Furman 3

  • Mercer 34, The Citadel 7

  • South Carolina St. 27, N.C. Central 24

  • UVA Wise 28, Limestone 24

  • West Alabama 31, North Greenville 14

  • Newberry 48, Erskine 10

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The Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros will make the trip back to Houston tomorrow for Game Six of the World Series. Atlanta currently has a 3-2 lead over Houston. The Braves won on Friday night, 2-0, and then again on Saturday night, 3-2. Atlanta jumped out early last night with a grand slam in the bottom of the 1st by Adam Duvall. The Astros came back and took the lead in the 5th as they took the game five. Game six is tomorrow in Houston with a first pitch at 8:09 p.m.

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Alex Bowman won the Xfinity 500 yesterday at Martinsville Speedway. Bowman made contract with Denny Hamlin in the closing laps causing Hamlin to spin out. On the last restart, Bowman was able to drive away from Kyle Busch to pick up his first ever win at Martinsville. Busch finished second with Brad Keselowski, Martin Truex Jr., and William Byron rounding out the top five. The final race of the year is coming up next week with 4 drivers battling for the championship. They are Hamlin, Truex Jr., Chase Elliott, and Kyle Larson.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 10-29-21

Union County High School varsity football will host Emerald tonight for the final regular season game of the year. Kick-off is set for 7:30 p.m. at Union County Stadium. We will have pregame starting around 5:30 p.m. here on WBCU.

 

Other local teams in action tonight include

  • Byrnes at Wade Hampton

  • Greenwood at Boiling Springs

  • Fort Mill at Gaffney

  • Chesnee at Mid-Carolina

  • Greer at Laurens

  • Dorman at Spartanburg

  • Whitmire at Dixie

  • Clinton at Woodruff

  • Broome at Chapman

All games kickoff at 7:30 p.m.

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Clemson football returns home this weekend for the first time since the beginning of October to host Florida St. The Tigers and Seminoles will kick off in Death Valley at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow. We will have pregame coverage here on WBCU starting around 12:30 p.m.

 

Other local teams in action tomorrow include

  • West Alabama at North Greenville- Noon

  • Campbell at Charleston Southern- 1 p.m.

  • Stetson at PC- 1 p.m.

  • Erskine at Newberry- 1 p.m.

  • Western Carolina at Wofford- 1:30 p.m.

  • Furman at Chattanooga- 1:30 p.m.

  • Mercer at The Citadel- 2 p.m.

  • South Carolina St. at N.C. Central- 2 p.m.

  • UVA Wise at Limestone- 4 p.m.

South Carolina is off tomorrow. They return to action November 6th as they host Florida

Last night #24 Coastal Carolina defeated Troy, 35-28.

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The Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros will play game three of the world series tonight. The action moves to Truist Park in Atlanta as the series is tied at one game apiece. First pitch is set for 8:09 p.m. tonight. We will not air tonight’s game due to Union County football, but we will have both games this weekend here on WBCU. The Saturday game is set for 8:09 p.m. and the Sunday game is set for 8:15 p.m. Both teams have a chance to win the series if they win all three games this weekend.

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With just two races to go in the season, NASCAR heads to Martinsville this weekend. The Xfinity 500 is set for tomorrow night at the paperclip at 6 p.m. Teammates Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott will share to front row in the elimination race that will determine the final 4 drivers who will battle for the championship next weekend.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets host the Emerald Vikings at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting with the Midway Pick’em show at 5:30 p.m. Tomorrow we will have a full game of sports. The Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour starts at 9 a.m. We will have Clemson football pregame starting at 12:30 with kick-off coming at 3:30 p.m. Following Clemson and Florida St., we will have game four of the world series as the Atlanta Braves take on the Houston Astros.

Sports 10-28-21

Around the county in sports today, Jonesville Middle School football will travel to Chesnee at 5 p.m. weather permitting

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South Carolina head football coach Shane Beamer gave an update on quarterback Zeb Noland yesterday. Noland underwent surgery on Tuesday after suffering a meniscus tear in his right knee. Beamer said the surgery went well and Noland was already back in the practice facility. Noland will have some more time to heal this weekend as the Gamecocks are off this weekend.

One instate college football team hits the field tonight. #24 Coastal Carolina will host Troy tonight at 7:30 p.m. South Florida will also be taking on East Carolina tonight. Week 8 of the NFL season also starts tonight with Aaron Rogers and the Green Bay Packers traveling out west to face the only undefeated team in the league, the Arizona Cardinals.

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The Atlanta Braves fell last night to the Houston Astros in game two of the World Series. Tied at one apiece in the 2nd, Houston added 4 runs to take the lead. Houston pitching also did their part as they recorded 12 strikeouts. Jose Urquidy was the winning pitcher for Houston. Max Fried was credited with the loss for Atlanta. The series is now tied at 1 apiece as it moves to Atlanta on Friday. First pitch in game three is set for 8:09 on Friday.

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Today on WBCU we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 10-27-21

Weather has moved a number of local games set for tomorrow to today. Union County JV football will now play at Emerald at 7 p.m. Sims Middle School football will host Woodruff for their final game of the year today at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School football is still set to play tomorrow against Chesnee.

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Union County High School Varsity volleyball strong season came to a close last night. The team fell to West-Oak in the 2nd round of the 3A playoffs.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros in game one of the World Series last night, 6-2. Atlanta jumped out early as Jorge Soler had a led off homer to get the game started. Adam Duvall added to the lead in the 3rd off a 2-run homer. Houston finally got on the board in the 4th, but Atlanta pitching kept the Astros in check the rest of the night. A.J. Minter was the winning pitcher for the Braves. Framber Valdez was credited with the loss. The series will continue today with game two. First pitch is at 8:09 p.m. Max Fried will get the start for Atlanta. Jose Urquidy will take the mound for Houston. We will have the game here on WBCU with pregame starting 7 p.m. The game can also be found on Fox.

While the Brave did get the win last night, they did lose one of their key players. Pitcher Charlie Morton, who got the start on the mound, left the game in the 3rd after being hit by a ground ball hit his right ankle. It was later announced that Morton has a right fibula fracture and will miss the World series.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 7 p.m. Following sports talk, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will take on the Houston Astros in game two of the World Series. First pitch is at 8:09 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 7 p.m.

Sports 10-26-21

Union County Varsity Volleyball will host the second round of the 3A playoffs today. The Lady Jackets will take on West-Oak at 6 p.m. at Union County High School.

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Last week both Sims Middle School and Jonesville Middle School football lost. Sims fell to Chapman, 46-20. The Tigers trailed at halftime, 28-12, before Chapman added to their lead in the 4th quarters. Sims, 0-6 on the year and 0-4 in conference play, will host Woodruff this Thursday for their final game of the year. Jonesville lost in overtime to Blacksburg, 24-16. The Wildcats will travel to Chesnee on Thursday.

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South Carolina football announced last night that starting quarterback Zeb Noland will have a minor surgical procedure today for a meniscus tear in his right knee. Noland is expected to be available when South Carolina returns to action November 6th when they host Florida. It was also announced yesterday that defensive back Jaylan Foster is one of the 12 semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award. This award is given to the country’s best defensive back. Foster has 66 tackles, 2 sacks, and 5 intersections so far this year for the Gamecocks.

The ACC announced yesterday that Clemson linebacker James Skalski was named ACC Co-Linebacker of the week after Clemson’s loss to Pittsburgh this past Saturday. Skalski had a career-high 18 tackles against Pittsburgh.

The new college football AP poll for this week has undefeated Georgia still on top. Cincinnati, Alabama, Oklahoma, and Ohio St. round out the top five. Coastal Carolina, the only instate school in the top 25, fell 10 spots to 24th after their first loss of the year to Appalachian State last week.

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The World Series gets underway tonight with game one of the fall classic. The series will see the NL champion, the Atlanta Braves, take on the AL champion, the Houston Astros. First pitch tonight is set for 8:09 p.m. Charlie Morton will take the mound for Atlanta. Framber Valdez will get the start for Houston. We will have the game here on WBCU with pregame starting around 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have sports talk from 6:05 p.m. to 7 p.m. Following sports talk, we will have Game one of the 2021 World Series. The Atlanta Braves will take on the Houston Astros in the fall classic. First pitch is at 8:09 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 7 p.m.

Sports 10-25-21

Union County High School varsity football fell on Friday night to Chapman in overtime, 38-35. The Yellow Jackets lead at halftime, 21-14. Chapman scored with 1:26 left in regulation to send the game to overtime. Union County missed a field goal in OT while Chapman was able score when they received the ball. Union County (0-7) will finish out the season on Friday when they host Emerald.

 

Other scores from Friday include

  • Spartanburg 35, Riverside 7

  • Greenwood 30, Greenville 29

  • TL Hanna 28, Byrnes 22

  • Dorman 54, Wade Hampton 27

  • Chesnee 34, Blacksburg 14

  • Gaffney 21, Clover 3

  • Greer 41, Eastside 14

  • Clinton 47, Emerald 0

  • Woodruff 49, Broome 42

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Both Clemson and South Carolina lost on the road this weekend. The Tigers fell at #23 Pittsburgh, 27-17. Clemson, now 4-3 on the season and 3-2 in ACC play, will host Florida St. this Saturday. South Carolina fell at #17 Texas A&M, 44-14. The Gamecocks, now 4-4 on the year and 1-4 in SEC play, will have this week off before hosting Florida on November 6th.

 

Other finals from instate colleges include

  • Mercer 45, Wofford 14

  • Western Carolina 45, The Citadel 31

  • ETSU 17, Furman 13

  • North Alabama 45, Charleston Southern 22

  • South Carolina St. 13, Delaware St. 7

  • San Diego 69, PC 28

  • University of West Georgia 34, North Greenville 12

  • Lenoir-Rhyne 45, Limestone 3

  • Newberry 34, Carson-Newman 3

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday night in game six of the NLCS to advance to the World Series, 4-2. The game was tied at 1 apiece going into the bottom of the 4th when Eddie Rosario hit a 3-run homer for Atlanta. The Dodgers added one more run in the 7th but it was not enough as they were eliminated. Atlanta will be in the World Series for the first time since 1999. They will face the Houston Astros. Houston defeated the Boston Red Sox on Friday to punch their ticket to the fall classic. First pitch of game one of the world series is set for tomorrow at 8:09 p.m. in Houston.

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Kyle Larson won his second straight race yesterday at Kansas Speedway. Chase Elliott was second. Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch, and Denny Hamlin round out the top five. With just two races left in the season, the teams travel to Martinsville Saturday night.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.   

Sports 10-22-21

Union County High School varsity football will host Chapman High School tonight at Union County Stadium. The Yellow Jackets will look to pick up their first win of the season against the Panthers. Kick-off is set for 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame here on WBCU starting at 5:30 p.m.

 

Other local teams in action today include

  • Spartanburg at Riverside

  • Greenville at Greenwood

  • TL Hanna at Byrnes

  • Wade Hampton at Dorman

  • Chesnee at Blacksburg

  • Gaffney at Clover

  • Eastside at Greer

  • Clinton at Emerald

  • Woodruff at Broome

All games are set for 7:30 p.m.

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Union County High School varsity volleyball opened up the first round of the 3A playoffs last night with a win over Palmetto High School. The Lady Jackets will have their second round game on Tuesday.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina are on the road at ranked opponents tomorrow. Clemson will travel to #23 Pittsburgh. Kick-off is set for 3:30 on ESPN. South Carolina will travel out west to face #17 Texas A&M. Kick-off is set for 7:30 p.m. on SEC Network. We will have both games here on WBCU.

 

Other local colleges in action tomorrow include

  • Wofford at Mercer

  • Western Carolina at The Citadel

  • ETSU at Furman

  • Charleston Southern at North Alabama

  • South Carolina St. at Delaware St.

  • San Diego at PC

  • North Greenville at University of West Georgia

  • Limestone at Lenoir-Rhyne

  • Carson-Newman at Newberry

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The Atlanta Braves fell last night to the Los Angeles Dodgers, 11-2. Atlanta got on the board first, but the Dodgers ran past Atlanta with 5 homeruns including 3 from Chris Taylor. The Braves still lead the series 3 to 2 as the series moves back to Atlanta this weekend. Game 6 of the series is tomorrow night at 8:08 p.m. If the Dodgers win tomorrow night, game 7 of the series will be held Sunday at 7:37 p.m.

The Houston Astros have a chance to punch their ticket to the world series tonight. Houston has a 3-2 over the Boston Red Sox as they play game 6 of their series tonight. First pitch is at 8:08 p.m.

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The NASCAR playoffs travel to Kansas Speedway this weekend. The Hollywood Casino 400 is set for Sunday at 3 p.m. Kyle Larson has the pole.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Union County High School Football. The Yellow Jackets take on the Chapman Panthers. Kick-off is set for 7:30 p.m. from Union County Stadium. We will have pregame starting around 5:30 p.m. with the Midway Pick’em show. Tomorrow we will have both Clemson and South Carolina football. Clemson pregame starts around 12:30 p.m. with South Carolina football following the Clemson game.

Sports 10-21-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School JV football will be at Chapman at 6 p.m. Sims Middle School Football will host Mabry at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School Football will travel to Blacksburg at 5 p.m. Union County High School Volleyball will host Palmetto in the first round of the AAA playoffs at 6 p.m. Union County High School Girls Tennis will travel to Powdersville High School for the first round of the AAA playoffs at 5 p.m.

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Clemson football had two players named to the ESPN midseason freshman All-American team yesterday. Offensive guard Marcus Tate and Safety Andrew Mukuba were both named to the team. Tate has started 3 of the 6 games this season for the Tigers while Mukuba leads the Clemson defense with five pass breakups. He also has 28 tackles on the season so far, which is third best of any Clemson defensive player. The Tigers return to action Saturday at #23 Pittsburgh.

A major upset last night in the world of college football involving a instate team. #14 Coastal Carolina lost their first game of the season to Appalachian State, 30-27.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers last night in game four of the NLCS, 9-2. Atlanta jumped out early to the lead in the 2nd inning off homeruns from Eddie Rosario and Adam Duvall. Freddie Freeman then homered for Atlanta in the 3rd, adding to the Braves lead. Los Angeles finally got on the board in the 5th, but Atlanta added more runs in the top of the 9th off a 3-run homer from Rosario. Both teams return to action tonight with Atlanta having a chance to head to the world series with a win. First pitch tonight is set for 8:08 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU with pregame set for 8 p.m.

Last night the Houston Astros defeated the Boston Red Sox in game five of the ALCS, 9-1. Houston now leads the series, 3-2. Game six is set for Friday night at 8:08 p.m. as the series returns to Houston.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in game five of the NLCS. Atlanta leads the series 3-1 and has a chance to head to the world series with a win tonight. First pitch is set for 8:08 p.m. We will join the game pregame at 8 p.m.

Sports 10-20-21

Union County Varsity Volleyball fell last night to Chapman in a tiebreaker game for the region title. The Lady Yellow Jackets still finished second in the region and will host a first round volleyball match on Thursday at Union County High School. The opponent and time of the match will be announced later.

Union County Girls Tennis will also be starting the playoffs on Thursday. The Lady Jackets will travel to Powdersville on Thursday.

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It was announced yesterday by South Carolina head football coach Shane Beamer that quarterback Luke Doty will miss the rest of the season and have foot surgery. Doty missed the first two games of the season after injuring his foot in the preseason. Doty then aggravated it in the second quarter of this past weekend’s game against Vanderbilt. Zeb Noland will take over for Doty this weekend when the Gamecocks take on Texas A&M.

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The preseason AP top 25 Women’s basketball poll was released yesterday with the South Carolina Lady Gamecocks coming out on top. South Carolina received 14 out of the 29 first-place votes. Head Coach Dawn Staley, who sign a new seven-year contract valued at $22.4 million last week, and the Lady Gamecocks will open the season on the road November 9th at N.C. State.

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The Atlanta Braves dropped game three of the NLCS last night to the Los Angeles Dodgers, 6-5. LA jumped out early to the lead as Corey Seager had a two-run homer in the 1st. Atlanta took the lead in the 4th, but Cody Bellinger tied the game at 5 apiece with a 3-run homer in the 8th. Mookie Betts then gave the Dodgers the lead off an RBI double a couple of plays later. Atlanta still leads the 2-1. Both teams return to action tonight First pitch tonight is set for 8:08 p.m. Huascar Ynoa will take the mound for Atlanta. Julio Urias will be the starting pitcher for LA. We will have the game here on WBCU with pregame set for 8 p.m.

Last night the Houston Astros defeated the Boston Red Sox in game four of the ALCS, 6-5. The series is now tied at 2 games apiece. Game five is set for tonight at 5:08 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in game four of the NLCS. First pitch is set for 8:08 p.m. We will join the game pregame at 8 p.m.

Sports 10-19-21

Around the county in county in sports today, Union County Varsity Volleyball will play Chapman at Broome High School at 6 p.m.  USC Union Volleyball will travel to Catawba Valley CC at 6 p.m.

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Union County Varsity Volleyball defeated Chapman last night. The Lady Jackets and Lady Panthers are tied in the region and will play in a tiebreaker game today for the region title. The game will be held at Broome High School at 6 p.m.

 

Last week, Jonesville Middle School football loss to Chesnee, 16-0. The game was scoreless most of the first half. Chesnee scored with seconds left in the second quarter and then added to their lead in the second half. Jonesville football will travel to Blacksburg on Thursday.

 

Sims Volleyball finished their season last week. On Monday, the Lady Tigers fell to Woodruff, 3-0. They then fell to Southside Christian on Tuesday, 3-0.

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South Carolina football had one player pick up SEC honors yesterday. Punter Kai Kroeger was named SEC Special Team player of the week. Kroeger had four punts for 227 yards in the win against Vanderbilt on Saturday. Three of the four punts were inside the 20 with one punt being a career long 70-yards.

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The new AP college football rankings have been released. Georgia remains on top of the list. Cincinnati moves into the second spot after Iowa lost. Oklahoma, Alabama, and Ohio St. round out the top five. The only instate school on the list, Coastal Carolina, moved up one spot to 14th.

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The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers return to action tonight in game three of the NLCS. The series moves to Dodger Stadium as Atlanta has a 2-game lead of Los Angeles. First pitch tonight is set for 5:08 p.m. Charlie Morton will take the mound for Atlanta. Walker Buehler will be the starting pitcher for LA. We will have the game here on WBCU with pregame set for 3:50 p.m.

Last night the Boston Red Sox defeated the Houston Astros in game three of the ALCS, 12-3. Boston now leads the series 2-1. Game four is set for tonight at 8:08 p.m.

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The NBA regular season begins tonight. The season, which runs all the way until May, will open with two games tonight. The Brooklyn Nets will play last seasons champions, the Milwaukee Bucks, at 7:30 p.m. The Golden State Warriors will take on the Los Angeles Lakers at 10 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in game three of the NLCS. First pitch is set for 5:08 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 3:50 p.m.

Sports 10-18-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School volleyball will host Chapman. USC Union soccer will host Spartanburg Methodist at 3 p.m.

Union County High School varsity football fell to Broome on Friday night, 54-27. The Yellow Jackets tied the game in the third quarter at 27 apiece. Broome would then score 27 straight points and pick up the win. Union County, 0-6 on the season and 0-3 in region play, will host Chapman on Friday.

Other finals from local teams include:

  • Byrnes 20, Dorman 17

  • Gaffney 49, Nation Ford 28

  • Clover 17, Boiling Springs 7

  • Greenwood 35, Greer 28

  • Chesnee 23, Landrum 20

  • Southside Christian 69, Whitmire 0

  • Woodruff 42, Emerald 6

  • Chapman 27, Clinton 26

Clemson defeated Syracuse Friday night, 17-14. The Tigers led most of the night. Syracuse had a chance to tie the game late but missed a 48-yard field goal. Clemson, now 4-2 and 3-1 in ACC play, will travel to Pittsburgh this weekend.

South Carolina picked up a win over Vanderbilt on Saturday, 21-20. The Gamecocks jumped out to an early lead. Vanderbilt took the lead in the 3rd quarter, but South Carolina came back in the 4th.  Quarterback Zeb Noland found wide receiver Xavier Legette for the game-winning touchdown in the closing seconds. South Carolina, 4-3 on the season and 1-4 in SEC play, travel to Texas A&M this week.

Other finals from local teams that were in action this weekend include:

  • Samford 27, Wofford 24

  • North Greenville 42, Delta State University 34

  • South Carolina St. 37, Morgan St. 14

  • Mars Hill 32, Limestone 3

  • Newberry 14, Catawba College 7

  • Charleston Southern 35, Hampton 5

  • Furman 24, The Citadel 14

  • Davidson 70, PC 35

Union County native Shi Smith made his first NFL regular-season start yesterday for the Carolina Panthers. Smith had 2 catches for 20 yards in the Panthers' overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings, 34-28.

The Atlanta Braves lead the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS, 2-0, after back-to-back, walk-off wins.  Atlanta won Saturday night, 3-2, then last night, 5-4. The series will now move to Los Angeles on Tuesday. The Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros are currently tied at 1 game apiece in the ALCS. They return to action tonight in Boston.

Kyle Larson won the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway yesterday. With the win, Larson will be one of the four drivers battling for the Championship at Phoenix. Larsons’ teammate William Byron finished second. The teams travel to Kansas this weekend.

Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

Sports 10-14-21

 

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School JV football will host Broome at 6 p.m. Sims Middle School football will travel to Ewing at 6:30 p.m. Jonesville Middle School football will host Chesnee at 5 p.m. USC Union men’s soccer will host USC Salkehatchie at 3 p.m. USC Union volleyball will host Davidson-Davie CC at 6 p.m.

Both Union County High School volleyball and girls tennis picked up region wins last night over Emerald.

Ten individuals will be inducted into the University of South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame tonight. They include football standouts John Abraham, Mike Durrah, and Connor Shaw. Also being inducted tonight is men’s basketball standout Scotti Ward, women’s basketball standout Brantley Southers, baseball standout Michael Roth, track & field star Ron Willis, women’s basketball coach Nancy Wilson, volleyball coach Kim Williams, and Athletics Director Dr. Mike McGee. All inductees will also be recognized this Saturday at the South Carolina/Vanderbilt game.

The Atlanta Braves will find out which team they will be facing in the NLCS tonight. The Los Angeles Dodgers will travel to San Francisco to take on the Giants in game five of their series. The winner tonight will move on and face the Braves. First pitch tonight is at 9:07 p.m. on TBS.

Week 6 of the NFL season gets underway tonight. Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles. Kickoff is set for 8:20 p.m. on Fox.

Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 10-13-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County varsity and JV volleyball will be at Emerald. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m., with the varsity game set to follow at 7. Union County girls tennis will be at Emerald.

Even though we are in the middle of college football season, the start of college basketball season is just around the corner. The ACC held its annual basketball tipoff event in Charlotte yesterday. Clemson coach Brad Brownell was joined by players Naz Bohannon and Hunter Tyson. Brownell talked about the growth of the Clemson program and new players that will be hitting the court this season. Brownell, who signed a two-year contract extension earlier this month, will be entering his 12th season as the head coach of the Tigers. Clemson opens up the season on November 9th when they host PC.

The Atlanta Braves will be moving on to the NLCS after defeating the Milwaukee Brewers last night, 5-4. Atlanta trailed until Eddie Rosario had a 2-RBI single to tie the game in the bottom of the 4th. After tying the game again in the 5th, Freddie Freeman homered for Atlanta in the 8th as they headed to victory. Tyler Matzek was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. Josh Hader picked up the loss for Milwaukee. Will Smith picked up a save for the Braves. 

 

 

Atlanta will have to wait until Thursday night to find out who they will be playing in the NLCS. The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants in game four of their series last night, 7-2. The Dodgers and Giants will play game five Thursday night in San Francisco to see who will advance.

In the AL, the Houston Astros rolled past the Chicago White Sox yesterday in game four of their series, as Houston won, 10-1. The Astros will now play the Boston Red Sox in the ALCS.

Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 10-12-21

Around the county in sports today, Sims volleyball will be at Woodruff.

The new AP 25 college football poll had a big shift after a number of big games this past weekend. Georgia is now ranked 1st in the poll. This is the first time since 1982 the Bulldogs are in the top spot. Iowa is ranked second after their win over Penn St. Cincinnati is ranked third, while Oklahoma is fourth. Alabama fell to 5th after their loss to Texas A&M. Coastal Carolina stayed in the 15th spot for the second straight week.

The Atlanta Braves picked up their second win in their NLDS against the Milwaukee Brewers, 3-0. Joc Pederson had a 3-run homer for Atlanta in the 5th, as Braves pitching held the Brewers to 5 hits. Ian Anderson picked up the win for Atlanta. Adrian Houser was the losing pitcher for the Brewers. Will Smith was credited with the save for Atlanta, as well. Atlanta can finish their series with the Brewers today with a win. First pitch is set for 5:07 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU, with pregame starting at 3:50 p.m.

Other finals from the MLB postseason yesterday:

  • Boston Red Sox over the Tampa Bay Rays in game 4, 6-5. Boston will advance to the ALCS.

  • The Houston Astros and Chicago White Sox game 4 was postponed to today due to weather yesterday. They will play today at 2:07 p.m.

  • San Francisco Giants over the LA Dodgers in game 3, 1-0. They will play again tonight at 9:07 p.m.

Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will look to head to the NLCS with a win over the Milwaukee Brewers. First pitch from Truist Park is at 5:07 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 3:50 p.m.

Sports 10-11-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County varsity and JV volleyball will be at Chapman. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m., with the varsity game set to follow at 7 p.m. Union County girls tennis will be at Chapman. Sims Middle School volleyball will be at SEC.

Union County High School varsity football fell to Woodruff on Friday, 63-49. The Yellow Jackets and Wolverines were tied at 35 apiece at halftime. Woodruff took the lead in the 4th and held on to give Union County their 5th loss of the year. Union County, now 0-5 on the season and 0-2 in region play, will travel to Broome on Friday.

 

Other finals from local teams from this weekend:

  • Gaffney 42, Dorman 35

  • Spartanburg 65, Wade Hampton 19

  • Nation Ford 56, Boiling Spring 27

  • Byrnes 70, Riverside 0

  • McCormick 28, Whitmire 0

  • Clinton 47, Broome 14

  • Chapman 52, Emerald 3

Jonesville Middle School football defeated Blacksburg last Thursday, 24-18. Jonesville jumped out early to a 12-point lead in the first quarter. Jonesville, now 1-2 on the season and 1-1 in conference play, will host Chesnee on Thursday.

South Carolina fell to Tennessee this weekend, 45-20. The Gamecocks struggled early, and Tennessee jumped out to a 35-point lead midway through the 2nd quarter. South Carolina, now 3-3 on the season and 0-3 in SEC play, will return home this weekend to host Vanderbilt.

 

Other finals from local teams that were in action this weekend:

  • Newberry 37, UVA Wise 14

  • Morehead St. 38, PC 30

  • Wingate 35, Limestone 17

  • Furman 42, Wofford 20

  • Robert Morris 31, Charleston Southern 24

  • ETSU 48, The Citadel 21

  • Florida A&M, 30 South Carolina St. 7

  • West Florida 52, North Greenville 10

The Atlanta Braves have tied their NLDS series with the Milwaukee Brewers at one apiece. Milwaukee won the first game on Friday, 2-1. Atlanta then shut out the Brewers Saturday, 3-0. Game 3 of the series is set for today at 1:07 p.m. Ian Anderson will get the start on the mound for Atlanta. The Brewers will send Freddy Peralta to the mound. We will have the game after the noon report here on WBCU.

Kyle Larson won the Bank of America Roval 400 yesterday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Tyler Reddick finished second. Chris Buescher, Kyle Busch, and Denny Hamlin round out the top five. The Cup series travels to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend.

Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will return home to host the Milwaukee Brewers for Game 3 of the NLDS. We will join the game after the noon report. We will also have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 10-8-21

Union County High School varsity football will be back in action tonight. The Yellow Jackets will host Woodruff tonight at Union County Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame here on WBCU starting at 5:30 p.m.

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Other local teams in action today include:

  • Gaffney at Dorman

  • Wade Hampton at Spartanburg

  • Boiling Springs at Nation Ford

  • Byrnes at Riverside

  • McCormick at Whitmire

  • Clinton at Broome

  • Emerald at Chapman

 

All games are set for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

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Union County varsity volleyball picked up another region win last night over Broome. Union County JV football fell to Woodruff, 7-0.

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Week 6 of the college football season is here. South Carolina (3-2) will travel to Knoxville to take on Tennessee (3-2). Kickoff is set for noon at Neyland Stadium on ESPN2. We will have the game here on WBCU, with pregame starting at 10 a.m. Clemson is off this week. The Tigers will return to action next week at Syracuse.

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Other local teams in action this week include:

  • Newberry at UVA Wise- Noon

  • Morehead St. at PC- 1 p.m.

  • Wingate at Limestone- 1 p.m.

  • Furman at Wofford- 1:30 p.m.

  • Charleston Southern at Robert Morris- 3 p.m.

  • The Citadel at ETSU- 4:30 p.m.

  • South Carolina St. at Florida A&M- 6 p.m.

  • West Florida at North Greenville- 7 p.m.

 

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#15 Coastal Carolina picked up another win last night on the road over Arkansas State, 52-20.

 

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The Atlanta Braves begin playoff action today as they travel to Milwaukee. Game one of the NLDS between the Braves and Brewers is set for 4:37 p.m. this afternoon. Charlie Morton will get the start for Atlanta. Corbin Burnes will take the mound for Milwaukee. Both teams will meet again tomorrow. First pitch tomorrow is set for 5:07 p.m. Max Fried will get the start tomorrow for Atlanta. Brandon Woodruff will pitch for Milwaukee. We will have the game tomorrow following the South Carolina football game.

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Finals from yesterday in the ALDS:

Houston Astros over the Chicago White Sox, 6-1.

Tampa Bay Rays over the Boston Red Sox, 5-0.

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NASCAR stays at home this weekend as they go to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Roval. The Bank of America Roval 400 is set for Sunday at 2 p.m. Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski share the front row.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets will host Woodruff for region play. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting with the Midway Pick 'Em Show at 5:30 p.m. We will also have a full day of sports tomorrow here on WBCU. The Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour will get the action started at 9 a.m. South Carolina football pregame is set for 10 a.m., with kickoff set for noon. Following South Carolina/Tennessee, we will have game two of the NLDS between the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers.

Sports 10-7-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School JV football will travel to Woodruff at 6 p.m. Jonesville Middle School football will host Blacksburg at 5 p.m. Union County High School varsity and JV volleyball will host Broome. The JV game is set for 5:30 p.m., with the varsity set to follow at 7 p.m. Union County girls' tennis will host Broome. Sims volleyball will travel to Rainbow Lake. All games are weather permitting.

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Sims football has moved their game for today against Lewisville due to weather. They will now play on Monday at 5:30 p.m. They have also changed their Pink-Out game to October 21 when they host Mabry. Pink Out shirts can be ordered for the game. If you are interested in ordering a shirt, you can find the link on our Facebook page. The Tigers will also make up their game with Woodruff on October 28th.

Sims volleyball lost last night to Landrum, 3-0. The Lady Tigers dropped the first set, 25-16. They then dropped the second and third sets, 25-21 and 25-15. They will play Rainbow Lake Middle School today.

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Week 6 of the college football season will get underway tonight. One in-state school will hit the field this evening. #15 Coastal Carolina will travel to Arkansas to face Arkansas St. at 7:30 p.m. Another college game in action tonight is Houston traveling to Tulane, also at 7:30 p.m. NFL week 5 will also get underway tonight. The Los Angeles Rams will take on the Seattle Seahawks in an NFC West showdown on Thursday Night Football. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m.

 

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The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals last night in the NL Wild Card game, 3-1. The Dodgers will move on to face the San Francisco Giants on Friday. Today will see two playoff series begin in the AL. The Chicago White Sox will face the Houston Astros at 4:07 p.m. Then, the Boston Red Sox will take on the Tampa Bay Rays at 8:07 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 to 8 p.m.

Sports 10-6-21

Around the county in sports today, Sims volleyball will host Landrum. Jonesville Middle School volleyball will host Woodruff.

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Union County tennis had their match yesterday with Woodruff rained out. They also will be off today, as Gaffney has cancelled their match due to the Indians having to make up a region game with Boiling Springs.

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Sims volleyball lost to Ewing yesterday, 3-1. They will return to action today as they host Landrum. They announced yesterday they have added games to their schedule. The Lady Tigers will now travel to Rainbow Lake on Thursday. Next week they will play at SEC on Monday and play at Woodruff on Tuesday. The Semifinals for the region will then begin on Wednesday.

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South Carolina football will be without a veteran WR the rest of the year. The Gamecocks announced that OrTre Smith will be entering the transfer portal. Smith, a graduate of Wando High School, had 43 career catches for 435 yards during his time at South Carolina. He only had 1 catch so far this season for 15 yards.

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The Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees last night in the AL wild card game, 6-2. The Red Sox will now move on to face another division rival, the Tampa Bay Rays, on Thursday. The NL Wild Card will be held tonight. The St. Louis Cardinals will host the Los Angeles Dodgers this evening. The winner will move on to face San Francisco Giants on Friday. First pitch tonight is at 8:10 p.m. from Dodger Stadium.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

Sports 10-5-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School varsity and JV volleyball will be at Woodruff. The JV game is set for 5:30 p.m., with the varsity game set to follow at 7 p.m. Union County High School girls' tennis will be at Woodruff. Sims volleyball will host Landrum.

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The Clemson Tigers fell out of the AP Top 25 poll after their win over Boston College this past weekend. This was the first time since November 2014 that the Tigers are not in the poll. Clemson also found out yesterday they will be without freshman Will Taylor. Taylor suffered a torn ACL early in the game this past Saturday. One in-state school did move up a spot in the AP poll. Coastal Carolina went up one spot to #15 after their win over LA Monroe. Alabama and Georgia remain the top 2 schools in the poll. Iowa, Penn St., and Cincinnati now make up the rest of the top five.

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The MLB playoffs begin today. The AL Wild Card game is set for tonight. The New York Yankees will travel to Fenway Park to take on their rivals, the Boston Red Sox. First pitch is set for 8:08 on ESPN. The winner of tonight’s game will travel to Tampa to face the Rays on Thursday.

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The game time for the Atlanta Braves first game in playoffs was announced yesterday. Atlanta will start their series with Milwaukee on Friday at 4:37 p.m.

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Bubba Wallace won the YellaWood 500 yesterday from Talladega Superspeedway, claiming his first Cup Series win. It was also the first win for his team, 23XI Racing. The race was called just past halfway after rain moved into the area. Brad Keselowski finished second. Joey Logano, Kurt Busch, and Christopher Bell round out the top five. The Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval is the next race set for this weekend.

 

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Today on WBCU, Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 10-4-21

Around the county in sports today, Jonesville Middle School volleyball will be at Rainbow Lake at 4:30 p.m.

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Union County High School varsity football dropped their first region game to Clinton on Friday night, 56-21. The Jackets fell behind early, and Clinton led by 27 going into halftime. Union County, now 0-4, will return home this week to host Woodruff.

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Other local teams that were in action Friday night include:

  • Gaffney 34, Boiling Springs 0

  • Spartanburg 33, Byrnes 30

  • Dorman 47, Riverside 14

  • Chesnee 31, Legion Collegiate 28

  • Greenville 42, Greer 28

  • Whitmire 40, Calhoun Falls 20

  • Broome 46, Robbinsville (NC) 43

  • Chapman 54, Woodruff 35

 

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Jonesville Middle School football lost their game last week to Landrum, 48-38. Camran West had 3 touchdowns for Jonesville, while Dre Mills had over 100 yards rushing. The Wildcats are now 0-2 on the season. They will play Blacksburg at home on Thursday.

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Both South Carolina and #25 Clemson picked up wins this weekend. South Carolina defeated Troy, 23-14. QB Luke Doty threw for 255 yards and 1 TD as the Gamecock defense forced 4 turnovers. South Carolina, now 3-2, will travel to Tennessee this weekend. #25 Clemson gave Boston College their first loss of the season, 19-13. Clemson kicker B.T. Potter hit 4 field goals, while the Tigers’ offense had over 430 total yards. Clemson, also now 3-2, will be off this weekend.

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Other results from local colleges that were action this weekend include:

  • Mars Hill 28, Newberry 21

  • South Carolina St. 42, Bethune-Cookman 35

  • The Citadel 35, VMI 24

  • #16 Coastal Carolina 59, LA Monroe 6

  • Mississippi College 42, North Greenville 21

  • East Tennessee St. 27, Wofford 21

 

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The Atlanta Braves finished the regular season off yesterday as they defeated the New York Mets, 5-0. Atlanta finishes the regular season with a record of 88-73 and in first place of the NL East. The Braves will start the playoffs coming up on Friday when they travel to Milwaukee. The rest of the MLB playoffs were set yesterday, as the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees took the last two spots in the AL. They will now face each other as they will play in the AL Wild Card game. The San Francisco Giants won the NL West over the LA Dodgers. The Dodgers will face the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Wild Card game.

 

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The NASCAR Cup series playoffs race at Talladega Superspeedway was rained out yesterday. The YellaWood 500 will run today at 1 p.m. on NBCSN.

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Today on WBCU, Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 10-1-21

Union County High School varsity football will return to action tonight. The Yellow Jackets will kick off region play tonight as they travel to Clinton. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 5:30 p.m.

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Other local games around the Upstate tonight include:

  • Gaffney at Boiling Springs

  • Spartanburg at Byrnes

  • Riverside at Dorman

  • Legion Collegiate at Chesnee

  • Greenville at Greer

  • Greenwood at Laurens

  • Calhoun Falls at Whitmire

  • Broome at Robbinsville N.C.

  • Chapman at Woodruff

All games are set for 7:30 p.m.

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Union County volleyball picked up another region win last night, as they defeated Clinton. The team went undefeated this week and picked up 3 region wins.

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Both South Carolina and #25 Clemson football will be at home this weekend. The Gamecocks will host Troy at 3:30 p.m. on SEC Network. The Tigers will welcome in undefeated Boston College to Death Valley. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. on ACC Network. We will have both games here on WBCU, as well.

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Other local colleges in action tomorrow include:

  • Newberry at Mars Hill- 1 p.m.

  • Bethune-Cookman at South Carolina St.- 1:30 p.m.

  • VMI at the Citadel- 2 p.m.

  • LA Monroe at #16 Coastal Carolina- 2:30 p.m.

  • Mississippi College at North Greenville- 3 p.m.

  • Wofford at East Tennessee St.- 3:30 p.m.

PC, Furman and Charleston Southern are on their bye weeks. Limestone football had their game with Catawba canceled due to COVID-19 protocols.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Philadelphia Phillies last night, 5-3. With the win, Atlanta completed the sweep of the Phillies. They also clinched a playoff spot as winners of the NL East. This is the 4th-straight NL East title. The Braves will head into their final regular-season series this weekend. They will host the New York Mets this weekend. We will have the Sunday game here on WBCU. First pitch is set for 3:20 p.m.

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The NASCAR Cup series playoffs head to Talladega Superspeedway. The YellaWood 500 is set for Sunday at 2 p.m. Teammates Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch will share the front row.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets travel to Clinton to start region play. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 5:30 p.m. with the Shady’s Pickem show. We will also have South Carolina and Clemson football tomorrow. South Carolina pregame will start around 12:30 p.m. with kickoff at 3:30 p.m. After the South Carolina/Troy game, we will send you to Clemson/Boston College.    

Sports 9-30-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County JV football will host Clinton at 6 p.m. Jonesville Middle School football will host Landrum. Union County varsity and JV volleyball will host Clinton. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m., with the varsity set to follow at 7 p.m. Union County girls’ tennis will host Clinton tonight, as well.

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Union County High School volleyball picked up another region win last night at Broome.

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The Atlanta Braves picked up a big win last night over the Philadelphia Phillies, 7-2.  The Braves took the lead early off hits from Austin Riley and Adam Duvall. Solid pitching also helped the Braves. Max Fried went 7 innings, giving up 4 hits, 2 runs, and striking out 6. Fried was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. Aaron Nola was the losing pitcher for Philadelphia. Atlanta is now just one win away from winning the NL East title for the fourth year in a row. They will look to do that tonight, as they will meet the Phillies again tonight. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Ian Anderson will get the start for the Braves. He will face Phillies pitcher Kyle Gibson. We will have pregame starting around 6:05 p.m.

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NFL Week 4 gets underway tonight. Former Clemson QB Trever Lawrence will face off with another former first-round pick, QB Joe Burrow on Thursday Night Football. College Football Week 5 also begins tonight with one ACC matchup. Virginia will travel to Miami this evening.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves are one win away from winning their fourth-straight NL East title and heading back to the playoffs. They will face the Philadelphia Phillies yet again from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 9-29-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County varsity and JV volleyball will be at Broome. The JV game will start at 5:30 p.m., with the varsity game at 7 p.m.  Jonesville Middle School volleyball will host Mabry at 4:30 p.m.

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Both Union County High School volleyball and girl’s tennis picked up victories last night over Emerald.

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Clemson junior WR Justyn Ross was named one of three nominees for the 2021 Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the year. This award is given to a college football player who has overcome injury, illness, or other challenges. Also nonmined were OL Avery Samuels from Stetson University and WR Corey Sutton from Appalachian State University. More individuals will be named as the season continues. Ross missed last year after having surgery when a congenital fusion condition of his neck and spine was discovered by doctors. He currently has 22 catches, the most of any Clemson player, for 216 yards and 3 touchdowns.

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The Atlanta Braves opened up their big series with the Philadelphia Phillies yesterday with a win, 2-1.  The Braves took the lead in the 3rd off a two-run single from Jorge Soler. The Phillies got on the board in the 9th as Didi Gregorius had a sac fly to right, but the Braves were able to hold the final batters in check to get the win.  Charlie Morton picked up the win for Atlanta. Zack Wheeler was the losing pitcher for Philadelphia. Will Smith was credited with the save for Atlanta, as well. The Braves and Phillies will meet again tonight at Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Max Fried will get the start for the Braves. He will face Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

 

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves face off with the Philadelphia Phillies yet again from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 9-28-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School girls’ tennis will host Emerald. Union County JV and Varsity volleyball will host Emerald, with the JV game starting at 5:30 p.m. The varsity game will start around 7 p.m. USC Union soccer will be at USC Salkehatchie at 3 p.m.

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After suffering their second loss of the season, Clemson fell in the new AP poll. The Tigers are now ranked #25 in the new poll after losing to NC State this past weekend. This snaps a streak of 97 straight weeks in the top 10 of the poll. Clemson also found out that starting defensive tackle Bryan Bresee torn his ACL in the loss to NC State. He will be out the rest of the season. RB Will Shipley will also miss time due to a leg injury. Coastal Carolina stayed in 16th place in the poll. Alabama remained on top, while Georgia, Oregon, Penn St., and Iowa rounded out the top 5.

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The Atlanta Braves return to action tonight at home. The Braves will host NL East rivals the Philadelphia Phillies for a 3-game series. Atlanta leads the Phillies by 2 and a half games with just a few games left in the regular season. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Charlie Morton will get the start for the Braves. He will face Phillies pitcher Zack Wheeler. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

 

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves start a 3-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 9-27-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School girls’ tennis will be at Whitmire. Jonesville Middle School volleyball will be at Clifdale.

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Both Sims volleyball and football have been sidelined. According to Athletic Director Andrew Ormand, both teams have positive Covid-19 tests within the programs. Both teams are quarantined until October 4th. Sims volleyball will not play their game set for today or Wednesday. Sims football will not host Woodruff on Thursday. Both teams will return to practice on Monday, October 4th.

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While Union County High School football may have been off, there were a number of games around the Upstate. They included:

  • Gaffney 38, Gray Collegiate 35

  • Mauldin 58, Boiling Springs 7

  • Dorman 42, Ridgeview 20

  • Dutch Fork 42, Spartanburg 13

  • Timberland 32, Chesnee 19

  • Greer 35, Woodruff 19

  • Broome 35, Landrum 7

 

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Both Clemson and South Carolina suffered losses this weekend. #9 Clemson fell to N.C. State in 2OT, 27-21. The Tigers will host Boston College this Saturday. South Carolina lost to Kentucky, 16-10. The Gamecocks will host Troy Saturday afternoon.

 

Other local colleges in action this past weekend included

  • #17 Coastal Carolina 53, UMass 3

  • PC at Dayton 63, PC 43

  • North Greenville 38, Erskine 7

  • VMI 31, Wofford 23

  • Mercer 24, Furman 3

  • East Carolina 31, Charleston Southern 28

  • Barton 45, Limestone 7

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The Atlanta Braves swept the San Diego Padres this weekend to finish their west coast trip. With the final week of the regular season approaching, Atlanta has a 2 and a half game lead over the Philadelphia Phillies. Atlanta is off today before host the Phillies tomorrow at Truist Park.

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Denny Hamlin won the South Point 400 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway last night. Chase Elliott was second. Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., and Ryan Blaney rounded out the top 5. The teams head to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 9-24-21

There is no Union County High School football game tonight. The Yellow Jackets will return to action next week at Clinton.

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While Union County may be off, there are a number of games around Upstate. They include:

  • Gray Collegiate at Gaffney

  • Boiling Springs at Mauldin

  • Dorman at Ridge View

  • Spartanburg at Dutch Fork

  • Chesnee at Timberland

  • Daniel at Emerald

  • Newberry at Clinton

  • Greer at Woodruff

  • Landrum at Broome

 

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College Football Week 4 gets underway tomorrow. #9 Clemson will hit the road and travel to N.C. State. The Tigers and Wolfpack will get underway at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow. The game is on ESPN. South Carolina returns home to host Kentucky. Kickoff from Williams-Brice Stadium is at 7 p.m. on ESPN2. You can hear both Clemson and South Carolina here on WBCU tomorrow, as well.

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Other local colleges in action tomorrow include:

  • UMass at #17 Coastal Carolina- 1 p.m.

  • PC at Dayton- 1 p.m.

  • North Greenville at Erskine- 1 p.m.

  • Wofford at VMI- 1:30 p.m.

  • Newberry at Tusculum- 1:30 p.m.

  • Mercer at Furman- 2 p.m.

  • Charleston Southern at East Carolina- 6 p.m.

  • Barton at Limestone- 7 p.m.

 

The Citadel and South Carolina St. are on their bye weekend

 

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The Carolina Panthers defeated the Houston Texans last night in Thursday night football, 24-9. The Panthers are now 3-0 on the season. Union County native Shi Smith was inactive last night for Carolina.

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The Atlanta Braves finished their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks yesterday with a loss, 6-4. Atlanta now has a 2-game lead over the Philadelphia Phillies for 1st place in the NL East. The Braves stay out west to start a 3-game series with the San Diego Padres tonight. We will have the game tonight, as well as the Sunday game here on WBCU. First pitch tonight is at 10:10 p.m.

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NASCAR heads out west this weekend for the playoffs. The South Point 400 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway gets underway Sunday at 7 p.m. Kyle Larson and Ryan Blaney share the front row.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We will also have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves open a 3-game series with the San Diego Padres tonight. First pitch is at 10:10 p.m. Pregame starts around 8:55 p.m. We will also have Clemson and South Carolina football tomorrow here on WBCU. Clemson pregame starts at 12:30 p.m. We will send it to South Carolina football after the Clemson game goes final.

Sports 9-23-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County girls’ tennis will host Chapman. Sims football will host Rainbow Lake at 5 p.m. Jonesville football will be at Edgewood at 6 p.m. Jonesville volleyball will make up a game from last week, as they travel to Campobello at 4:30 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves continued their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks with a win last night, 9-2. Atlanta jumped out to an early lead in the top of the 1st, 3-0. The Braves added 3 home runs from three different players--Austin Riley, Ozzie Abies, and Freddie Freeman. Ian Anderson was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. Merrill Kelly picked up the loss for Arizona. The series will continue this afternoon. First pitch is set for 3:40 p.m. Charlie Morton will get the start for Atlanta. He will face veteran Diamondbacks pitcher Madison Bumgarner. We will have pregame at 2:25 p.m.

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Week 3 of the NFL season gets underway this evening. The Carolina Panthers will travel to Texas to face the Houston Texans. Week 4 of the college football season gets underway tonight, as well. Marshall will travel to Appalachian State.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will finish their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks this afternoon. First pitch is at 3:40 p.m. We will have pregame at 2:25 p.m. We will also join Sports Talk after the Braves game.

Sports 9-22-21

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School volleyball will host Mabry at 5 p.m. Jonesville volleyball will host Blacksburg at 4:30 p.m.

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A number of games were canceled yesterday. The Union County JV and Varsity volleyball game set for yesterday at Broome was canceled due to COVID issues. Their game tomorrow with Chapman has also been canceled. Union County girls tennis had their game at Broome yesterday canceled due to weather.

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Sims volleyball lost to Clifdale on Monday, 3-2. According to volleyball coach Tracy Duncan, the team started slow and lost the first two games. They then won games 3 and 4 before losing the final game. They are back in action today as they host Mabry.

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Even though the college football season has just begun and the South Carolina Gamecocks have only played 3 games, the 2022 schedule was released last night. The Gamecocks will open up the season on September 3rd as they host Georgia State and former OL coach Shawn Elliott. The first SEC game on the schedule comes the next week when the team travels to Arkansas. Notable home games on the schedule include Georgia, Texas A&M, and Tennessee. Other non-conference games include the Gamecocks hosting Charlotte and South Carolina St. The regular season will come to a close with a trip to Clemson on November 26th.

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The Atlanta Braves continued their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks with a win last night, 6-1. Atlanta had three different players homer in the game--Austin Riley, Ozzie Abies, and Jorge Soler. Drew Smyly was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. Luke Weaver picked up the loss for Arizona. The series will continue this evening. First pitch is set for 9:40 p.m. Ian Anderson will get the start for Atlanta. He will face Diamondbacks pitcher Merrill Kelly. We will have pregame at 8:25 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will also have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will continue their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks. First pitch is at 9:40 p.m. We will have pregame at 8:25 p.m.

Sports 9-21-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County varsity and JV volleyball will be at Broome at 5:30 p.m. Union County girls tennis will also be at Broome.

 

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Jonesville football has added a game for this weekend. The Wildcats will play at Edgewood Middle School this Thursday.

 

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The new AP college football poll saw two schools from the state of South Carolina drop spots. Clemson fell 3 spots to #9 in the AP poll after their win over Georgia Tech, 14-8. Coastal Carolina also dropped one spot in the poll from #16 to #17. Coastal defeated Buffalo this past weekend, 28-25. Alabama and Georgia both stayed atop the poll in 1st and 2nd place. Oregon moved up to the 3rd spot. Oklahoma and Iowa round out the top five.

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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney gave updates on two players last night after the win over Georgia Tech. Defensive tackle Tyler Davis will miss time with a torn bicep. Running back Lyn-J Dixon will be leaving the Tigers, as he has now entered the transfer portal.

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The Atlanta Braves opened their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks with a win, 11-4. Arizona led by one run going into the 5th. Atlanta had an offensive explosion, bringing in 7 runs in the top of the 5th. Atlanta added two more runs in the 9th. Jacob Webb was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. The series will continue this evening. First pitch is set for 9:40 p.m. We will have pregame at 8:25 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will also have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will continue their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks. First pitch is at 9:40 p.m. We will have pregame at 8:25 p.m.

Sports 9-20-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County girls tennis will host Gaffney. Sims volleyball will be at Cliffdale at 5 p.m. Jonesville volleyball will be at Chesnee at 4:30 p.m.

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Union County varsity football dropped their home opener on Friday to Greer, 34-33. After leading at halftime, 20-13, Union County gave up 3 touchdowns in the second half. Union County is now 0-3 on the season. The Yellow Jackets will be off this week before returning to action against Clinton on October 1.

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Other games from around the Upstate this past Friday include:

  • Gaffney 45, Byrnes 15

  • Dutch Fork 56, Greenwood 16

  • Hillcrest 37, Boiling Springs 0

  • Northwestern 28, Greenville 7

  • Chapman 46, Chesnee 22

  • BHP 29, Woodruff 21

  • Clinton 49, Blue Ridge 7

  • Emerald 41, Broome 28

 

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Week three of the college football season this past weekend saw very interesting outcomes for local teams. #6 Clemson defeated Georgia Tech, 14-8. The Tigers' offense struggled and only had 284 total yards in the win. The game also had to deal with weather and a lightning delay, as well. Clemson will travel to N.C. State this weekend. The South Carolina Gamecocks fell to #2 Georgia, 40-13. The Gamecocks trailed by 20 points at halftime and only had one touchdown in the loss. South Carolina will host Kentucky this weekend.

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Other local colleges team that were in action this past weekend include:

  • #16 Coastal Carolina 28, Buffalo 25

  • Tusculum 24, Limestone 21

  • The Citadel 45, North Greenville 13

  • Kennesaw St. 31, Wofford 10

  • Campbell 72, PC 0

  • Monmouth 41, Charleston Southern 14

  • Newberry 28, Lenoir-Rhyne 21

  • NC State 45, Furman 7

  • New Mexico St. 43, South Carolina St. 35

 

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The Atlanta Braves dropped their series to the San Francisco Giants this past weekend. Atlanta was able to win yesterday after dropping the first two games. Atlanta will move on to start a 4-game series today at Arizona. First pitch tonight is at 9:40 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 8:25 p.m.

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Kyle Larson won this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kevin Harvick finished second. William Bryon, Ryan Blaney, and Alex Bowman round out the top 5. The teams head out west this coming weekend to Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will also have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves start a 4-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks. First pitch is at 9:40 p.m. We will have pregame at 8:25 p.m.

Sports 9-17-21

 

Union County varsity football will have their home opener tonight as they welcome in Greer. Union County will look for their first win of the season in the annual Jacket Bowl. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. from Union County Stadium. We will have pregame here on WBCU starting at 5:30 p.m.

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Other games around the Upstate tonight include:

  • Byrnes at Gaffney

  • Dutch Fork at Greenwood

  • Boiling Springs at Hillcrest

  • Landrum at Spartanburg Christian Academy

  • Chapman at Chesnee

  • Woodruff at BHP

  • Clinton at Blue Ridge

  • Broome at Emerald

All games are set for 7:30 p.m.

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Union County High School volleyball picked up two more wins last night and Wednesday. After the team defeated Spartanburg earlier this week, they defeated Clinton on Wednesday. They then won again last night against Woodruff. They return to action Tuesday at Broome.

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Week three of the college football season this weekend will see a number of good matchups. Both the Clemson Tigers and South Carolina Gamecocks will start conference play. #6 Clemson will host Georgia Tech at Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is at 3:30 on ABC. South Carolina travels to #2 Georgia. The Gamecocks and Bulldogs will kick off under the lights at 7 p.m. on ESPN. We will have both games here on WBCU, as well.

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Other local colleges in action this weekend include:

  • #16 Coastal Carolina at Buffalo- Noon

  • Limestone at Tusculum- 3 p.m.

  • North Greenville at The Citadel- 6 p.m.

  • Kennesaw St. at Wofford- 6 p.m.

  • Presbyterian at Campbell- 6 p.m.

  • Monmouth at Charleston Southern- 6 p.m.

  • Lenoir-Rhyne at Newberry-6 p.m.

  • Furman at NC State- 7:30 p.m.

  • South Carolina St. at New Mexico St.- 8 p.m.

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Other college games going on around the country this weekend include:

  • #15 Virginia Tech at West Virginia- Noon

  • Nebraska at #3 Oklahoma- Noon

  • #1 Alabama at #11 Florida- 3:30 p.m.

  • Virginia at #21 North Carolina- 7:30 p.m.

  • #22 Auburn at #10 Penn St.- 7:30 p.m.

  • #19 Arizona St. at #23 BYU- 10:15 p.m.

 

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The Atlanta Braves were forced to postpone their final game against the Colorado Rockies yesterday. They will look to make up the game before the season is up. Atlanta will now head back out west for the next week and a half. They will start a series tonight at the San Francisco Giants. We will have the Sunday game of that series this weekend here on WBCU. First pitch is set for 4:05 p.m.

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The last race in the Round of 16 in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs will be held this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Bass Pro Shops Night Race is set for tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. and Denny Hamlin will be on the front row.  

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Today on WBCU, we will have Union County Football. The Jackets will host Greer in another edition of the Jacket Bowl. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 5:30 p.m. with the Shady’s Pick’em Show. We will also have both Clemson and South Carolina football this weekend. Clemson pregame starts at 12:30 p.m. We will join South Carolina after the Clemson game is finished.

Sports 9-16-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County JV football will be at Greer. Union County girls tennis will take on Woodruff. Sims football will be at Cliffdale.

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The Jonesville football game that was scheduled for today at Spartanburg Christian Academy has been canceled, according to Jonesville Middle Athletic Director Jay Voiselle. Jonesville football has also lost next week's game to Hickory Tavern due to quarantining within the Hickory Tavern team. Jonesville is looking for an opponent for next week.

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The Atlanta Braves fell in extra innings last night to the Colorado Rockies, 3-2. Colorado took the lead in the 5th, but Atlanta responded with a home run from Eddie Rosario. In the 10th, Raimel Tapia singled to center, giving the Rockies the lead and later the win. Carlos Estevez was the winning pitcher for Colorado. A.J. Minter was the losing pitcher for Atlanta. Robert Stephenson was credited with the save for Colorado. Both teams will finish the series this afternoon in Atlanta. First pitch is at 12:20 p.m. Ian Anderson will get the start for Atlanta. He will face Rockies pitcher German Marquez. We will have the game here on WBCU after a shortened noon report.

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Week 2 of the NFL season gets underway tonight. The New York Giants will take on the Washington Football Team this evening in the nation’s capital.

 

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The NASCAR Cup series released their 2022 schedule yesterday. The new schedule features one new track, World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, which is in St. Louis. A few different races moved dates, including the Bristol Dirt Race, now being held on Easter. The playoffs also saw a shakeup, with several races moving around. This all comes one day after it was announced that the Busch Clash was moving to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves will finish their series with the Colorado Rockies this afternoon. First pitch is at 12:20 p.m. We will join the game after a shortened noon report. We will also have Sports Talk this evening from 6:05 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Sports 9-15-21

Two games that were set to take place today in the county have been canceled. Sims volleyball and Jonesville volleyball were both canceled. As of right now, the Jonesville football game tomorrow is still on.

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The Atlanta Braves returned to action last night but fell to the Colorado Rockies, 5-4. Atlanta got on the board first with a single from Freddie Freeman. Colorado then took the lead in 2nd and held on to it the rest of the night. Two Rockies hit home runs in the game. Jon Gray was the winning pitcher for Colorado.   Touki Toussaint was the losing pitcher for Atlanta. Carlos Estevez was credited with the save for Colorado. Both teams will meet again this evening. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Huascar Ynoa will get the start for Atlanta. He will face Rockies pitcher Antonio Senzatela. We will have pregame here on WBCU starting at 6:05 p.m.

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The NASCAR Cup series will release their 2022 schedule tomorrow. Last night it was announced that the Busch Clash will move from Daytona International Speedway to Los Angeles and be held in the Coliseum. The race will still take place before the Daytona 500 next year. More changes could come once the schedule is released.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves take on the Colorado Rockies again tonight. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 9-14-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County volleyball will be at Clinton High School.

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Union County volleyball defeated Spartanburg last night on the road. Jonesville's volleyball game yesterday against Ewing was cancelled due to COVID-19 quarantining.

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One change for the high school games on Friday was announced yesterday. Whitmire at Ware Shoals will not be played due to Covid issues.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina had players recognized after their wins this past weekend. For the Tigers, running back Will Shipley was named ACC Rookie of the week. Shipley had 80 yards on 8 carries and 2 touchdowns in the win over South Carolina State. For the Gamecocks, kicker Parker White was named SEC co-special teams player of the week. White had two field goals in the 4th quarter, including the game winner at East Carolina.

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The new college football AP poll had a few changes after a number of teams suffered losses or bad performances this past weekend. Alabama, Georgia, and Oklahoma remained in the top spots. Oregon moved to 4th after their win over Ohio St. Iowa also moved into the top 5 with their win over Iowa St. Clemson stayed in 6th place. Coastal Carolina moved up one spot after defeating Kansas to 16th place.

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The Atlanta Braves return to action today. They will open up a 3-game series with the Colorado Rockies this evening. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Touki Toussaint will get the start for Atlanta. He will face Rockies pitcher Jon Gray. We will have pregame here on WBCU starting at 6:05 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves return to action as they host the Colorado Rockies. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 9-13-21

Around the county in sports today, Sims volleyball will be at Chesnee. Jonesville volleyball will host Ewing.

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Union County varsity football fell to York Friday night, 33-26. Union County and York went back and forth most of the game until York took the lead late. The Yellow Jackets are now 0-2 on the season. They will have their home opener this Friday as they host Greer.

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Other finals from games around the Upstate Friday night include:

  • Spartanburg 52, Boiling Springs 13

  • Westside 64, Byrnes 62

  • Gaffney 38, Mallard Creek 14

  • Northwestern 42, Chester 26

  • Whitmire 34, Ridgeland-Hardeeville 16

  • Landrum 34, Ninety-Six 6

  • Brookland-Cayce 42, Chapman 35

  • Indian Land 51, Broome 33

  • Seneca 54, Emerald 22

  • Clinton 51, Calhoun County 0

 

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Week 2 of the college football season is now in the books. South Carolina picked up a win over East Carolina, 20-17. Kicker Parker White made a 36-yard field goal in the closing seconds. The Gamecocks are now 2-0 on the season. They will next face #2 Georgia next week on the road. #6 Clemson rolled past South Carolina State, 49-3. The Tigers had over 500 total yards of offense in their first win of the year. Clemson will face Georgia Tech this Saturday.

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Other local teams that were in action this weekend include:

  • #17 Coastal Carolina 49, Kansas 22

  • Charleston Southern 38, The Citadel 21

  • Furman 26, Tennessee Tech 0

  • PC 68, Fort Lauderdale 3

  • North Greenville 24, Newberry 14

  • Saint Augustine @ Limestone was canceled due to COVID19 protocols

 

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Other finals from around college football this weekend include:

  • #12 Oregon 35, #3 Ohio St. 28

  • #5 Texas A&M 10, Colorado 7

  • #2 Georgia 56, UAB 7

  • #10 Iowa 27, Iowa St. 17

  • Arkansas 40, #15 Texas 21

  • Jacksonville St. 20, Florida St. 17

 

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The Atlanta Braves finished their series with the Miami Marlins yesterday with a win, 5-3. With the win, Atlanta won the series with Miami, as they also won the Friday game, 6-2. Atlanta now has a 4-1/2-game lead over Philadelphia in the NL East. The Braves are off today before returning to action tomorrow as they host Colorado Rockies for a 3-game series.

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Martin Truex Jr. won the Federated Auto Parts 400 Salute to First Responders Saturday night at Richmond Raceway. With the victory, Truex locked his space into the next round of the playoffs. Denny Hamlin finished second. Christopher Bell, Chase Elliott, and Joey Logano round out the top five. The teams head to Bristol Motor Speedway this upcoming weekend.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 9-10-21

Union County varsity football will be in action tonight at York High School. The Jackets are coming off a loss last week to open the season at Laurens. York lost last week to Cox Mill High School out of North Carolina. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 5:30 p.m. here on WBCU.

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Union County JV football lost last night to York JV in overtime.

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Other games around the Upstate tonight include:

  • Spartanburg @ Boiling Springs

  • Byrnes @ Westside

  • Mallard Creek @ Gaffney

  • Northwestern @ Chester

  • Ridgeland-Hardeeville @ Whitmire

  • Landrum @ Ninety-Six

  • Brookland-Cayce @ Chapman

  • Broome @ Indian Land

  • Emerald @ Seneca

  • Calhoun County @ Clinton

All games are set for kick-off at 7:30 p.m.

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Week 2 of the college football season is this weekend. South Carolina will look to go 2-0 as they travel to East Carolina. Kickoff is set for noon on ESPN2. #6 Clemson will have their home opener as they welcome South Carolina State. Kickoff is at 5 p.m. on ACC Network. We will have both games here on WBCU tomorrow.

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One college team in the state of South Carolina will play tonight. #17 Coastal Carolina will host Kansas down in Conway tonight. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN2.

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Other local teams in action tomorrow include:

  • Charleston Southern @ The Citadel- 2 p.m.

  • Furman @ Tennessee Tech- 2:30 p.m.

  • Fort Lauderdale @ PC- 4 p.m.

  • North Greenville @ Newberry- 6 p.m.

  • Saint Augustine @ Limestone- 7 p.m.

 

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Last night, the NFL season officially got underway. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeated the Dallas Cowboys, 31-29, behind 4 touchdown passes from Tom Brady. The rest of the league will take the field Sunday.

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The Atlanta Braves finished their series with the Washington Nationals last night with a win, 7-6. Atlanta had 4 different players homer as the Braves won the series over the Nationals. Atlanta still leads the NL East as they get ready to start a 3-game series with Miami today. We will have coverage of the final game of that series Sunday here on WBCU starting at 12:30 p.m.

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NASCAR heads to Richmond this weekend. Kyle Larson has the pole for the Federated Auto Parts 400 Salute to First Responders set for tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Union County High School Football. The Yellow Jackets go to York High School tonight. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting off with the Shady’s Pick’em Show at 5:30 p.m. Tomorrow we will have both South Carolina and Clemson football. South Carolina pregame starts at 10 a.m. Follow the South Carolina/East Carolina game, we will send it to Clemson/South Carolina State.

Sports 9-9-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County JV football will host York at 6 p.m.

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Sims Volleyball lost to High Point last night, 3-0. In a report filed from head coach Tracy Duncan, the team started out slow but played better as the night went on. The Lady Tigers will return to action on Monday at Chesnee at 5 p.m.

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The Jonesville volleyball game on Tuesday was canceled due to Covid protocols. The Lady Wildcats will look be in action next when they host Ewing on Monday. Jonesville football has canceled their game that was set for today against Ewing due to Covid protocols. The football team will next be in action next Thursday at Spartanburg Christian Academy.

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Whitmire football has had to find a new opponent for this Friday night. The Wolverines were set to play Pelion but will now host Ridgeland-Hardeeville.

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The Atlanta Braves fell to the Washington Nationals last night, 4-2. The Nationals jumped out early with a leadoff single then home run from Josh Bell. Adam Duvall and Eddie Rosario both homered for Atlanta in the loss. Austin Voth was the winning pitcher for Washington. Richard Rodriguez picked up the loss for Atlanta. Kyle Finnegan was credited with the save for Washington. The Braves and Nationals will finish their series tonight at Truist Park. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. Huascar Ynoa will get the start for Atlanta. He will face Washington pitcher Erick Fedde. We will have pregame here on WBCU starting at 6:05 p.m.

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The NFL season will get underway tonight. The defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the Dallas Cowboys tonight. Kickoff is set for 8:20 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta will finish their series with the Washington Nationals. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 9-8-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School girls tennis will play at Byrnes. Union County volleyball will be at Laurens.

 

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USC Union's soccer game against Converse University last night was canceled.

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The new AP college football poll was released yesterday with week one now in the books. The Clemson Tigers fell a couple of spots to 6th after their loss to Georgia. The Bulldogs went up in the poll, as they now sit in 2nd place. The top five consists of Alabama, Georgia, Ohio State, Oklahoma, and Texas A&M. Coastal Carolina also moved up in the poll after their win over The Citadel. They are now ranked 17th.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina had players recognized after their week one games. Clemson linebacker James Skalski was named ACC Linebacker of the Week. Skalski had a career-high 14 tackles in the game against Georgia this past weekend. South Carolina linebacker Debo Williams was named SEC co-Freshman of the Week. Williams, in his first-ever college game, had a pair of blocked punts for the Gamecocks in their win over Eastern Illinois.

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The Atlanta Braves opened up their 3-game series with the Washington Nationals with a win last night, 8-5. Atlanta jumped up early with a 3-run homer from Adam Duvall. Washington tied the game in the 7th off a 3-run homer from Yadiel Hernandez. Atlanta was able to respond, as Ozzie Albies hit a 2-run homer in the bottom of the 7th and then added another run in the 8th. Luke Jackson was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. Ryne Harper took the loss for Washington. Will Smith picked up his 31st save this season for Atlanta.

Atlanta and Washington will meet again tonight. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. Touki Toussaint will get the start for Atlanta on the mound. Washington will send Sean Nolin. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta continues their 3-game series tonight against the Washington Nationals. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. from Truist Park. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 9-7-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School girls tennis will play Whitmire at home. USC Union volleyball will play Catawba Valley Community College at home at 6 p.m. USC Union Men’s soccer will play at Converse University at 7 p.m. The team lost to Richard Bland College this past weekend, 6-0.

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Week 1 of college football season came to a close last night as Ole Miss defeated Louisville in Atlanta, 43-24.

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The Atlanta Braves will return to action tonight at home. The Braves will host NL East rival, the Washington Nationals, for a 3-game series. Max Fried will get the start for Atlanta on the mound tonight. He will face Paolo Espino, who will start for Washington. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

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It was announced yesterday by the Braves that they had signed RHP Charlie Morton to a one-year contract worth $20 million, with an option for 2023 as well. Morton, who signed with Atlanta this past offseason, has had a good season for the Braves. He is 13-5 with a 3.47 ERA in 28 starts this season.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta opens up a 3-game series tonight against the Washington Nationals. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. from Truist Park. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 9-6-21

Union County varsity football dropped their first game of the season on Friday night to Laurens, 44-28. Union County trailed Laurens by just a touchdown going into halftime, 28-21. The Raiders were able to allow the Jackets only one more trip to the end zone in the second half. The Yellow Jackets start the season out 0-1. Union County will next be on the road at York on Friday night.

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Other scores from around the Upstate from this past Friday include:

  • Dutch Fork 56, Byrnes 25

  • Chapman 41, Boiling Springs 17

  • Spartanburg 45, Hillcrest 37

  • Fairfield Central 32, Chesnee 16

  • Fort Dorchester 38, Dorman 28

  • Greer 28, Westside 25

  • Landrum 21, Crescent 5

  • Greenville 24, Mauldin 21

  • Chester 28, Airport 7

  • Abbeville 45, Emerald 7

  • Mid-Carolina 51, Whitmire 0

 

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College football officially returned this weekend. Both Clemson and South Carolina saw their seasons get underway, but with different outcomes for each team. #3 Clemson fell to #5 Georgia in Charlotte, 10-3. The Tigers never found the end zone against the Bulldogs. Georgia’s only touchdown came in the 2nd quarter off a pick-six from defensive back Christopher Smith. South Carolina shut out Eastern Illinois in Columbia, 46-0. Coach-turned-starting-quarterback Zeb Noland threw 4 touchdowns as the Gamecock defense held the Panthers to just 109 total yards. Both teams return to action next Saturday. Clemson will host South Carolina St., while South Carolina will travel to East Carolina.

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Other final scores from local teams from Saturday include:

  • Wofford 24, Elon 22

  • Furman 29, N.C. A&T 18

  • Presbyterian 84, St. Andrews Pres. 43

  • Alabama A&M 42, South Carolina St. 41

  • North Greenville 37, Limestone 16

  • Newberry 31, Barton College 7

 

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Other finals from big games in college football across the nation this past weekend include:

  • Virginia Tech 17, #10 North Carolina 10

  • #2 Oklahoma 40, Tulane 35

  • #19 Penn St. 16, #12 Wisconsin 10

  • #1 Alabama 44, #14 Miami 13

  • #18 Iowa 34, #17 Indiana 6

  • #21 Texas 38, #23 LA Lafayette 18

  • UCLA 38, #16 LSU 27

  • #9 Notre Dame 41, Florida State 38 (OT)

 

Louisville will travel to Old Miss tonight to close out the first week of college football.

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The Atlanta Braves split their series with the Colorado Rockies this past weekend. After winning the Thursday game, Atlanta lost both the Friday and Saturday games. Atlanta found their bats again yesterday as they hit four home runs to close out the series with a win, 9-2. Atlanta only has a 2-game lead over Philadelphia in the NL East after their 7-game West Coast trip. The Braves have today off before returning to action at home tomorrow against the Washington Nationals.

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In the first race of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, Denny Hamlin won the Cook Out Southern 500 from Darlington Raceway last night. A number of playoff hopefuls, including Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch, had issues in the race. Kyle Larson finished second. Ross Chastain, Martin Truex Jr., and Kevin Harvick rounded out the top five. The playoffs continue next week as the teams travel to Richmond.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 9-3-21

Union County varsity football will get their season underway tonight from Laurens High School. While the Jackets have yet to take the field this season, the Raiders have lost their first two games this season. We will have the game here on WBCU, with pregame starting around 5:30 p.m. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

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More high school games on tap tonight around the Upstate include:

  • Dutch Fork at Byrnes

  • Chapman at Boiling Springs

  • Hillcrest at Spartanburg

  • Fairfield Central at Chesnee

  • Dorman at Fort Dorchester

  • Westside at Greer

  • Crescent at Landrum

  • Mauldin at Greenville

  • Chester at Airport

  • Whitmire at Mid-Carolina

 

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College football is officially back this weekend around the country. While some games were held last night, many are set for Saturday. Both Clemson and South Carolina get their seasons underway tomorrow night. #3 Clemson will play #5 Georgia in Charlotte at 7:30 p.m. That game will be on ABC. South Carolina will host Eastern Illinois at 7:00 p.m. That game will be on ESPN Plus. We will have Gamecock football on WBCU Saturday, as well. Pregame starts at 4 p.m., and kickoff will be at 7.

 

Other local games on tap for Saturday include:

  • Wofford at Elon

  • N.C. A&T at Furman

  • St. Andrews Pres. At Presbyterian

  • South Carolina St. at Alabama A&M

  • Limestone at North Greenville

  • Newberry at Barton College

 

Other big games on tap across the country include:

  • Tulane at #2 Oklahoma

  • #19 Penn St. at #12 Wisconsin

  • #1 Alabama vs #14 Miami

  • #17 Indiana at #18 Iowa

  • #23 LA Lafayette at #21 Texas

  • #16 LSU at UCLA

  • #9 Notre Dame will take on Florida State Sunday night at 7:30 p.m.

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Looking at the finals last night around college football:

  • #22 Coastal Carolina 52, The Citadel 14

  • UCF 36, Boise St. 31

  • N.C. State 45, South Florida 0

  • Appalachian St. 33, East Carolina 19

  • #4 Ohio St. 45, Minnesota 31

  • Tennessee 38, Bowling Green 6

  • #25 Arizona St. 41, Southern Utah 14

 

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The Atlanta Braves opened their 4-game series with the Colorado Rockies with a win last night, 6-5. Atlanta had the lead early, but a grand slam by Charlie Blackmon gave Colorado the lead in the 3rd. Atlanta fought back with big hits from Dansby Swanson and Adam Duvall to pick up the win. Atlanta will keep their series with Colorado going this weekend. We will have the Sunday game here for you on WBCU. It is set for 3:10 p.m.

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The NASCAR Cup series playoffs begin this weekend from Darlington Raceway. The Cook Out Southern 500 will be the first race in the round of 16. Last week's winner Ryan Blaney has the pole for the race. It will get underway Sunday at 6 p.m.

 

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Today on WBCU, we will have Union County High School football. The season will get underway for the Yellow Jackets as they travel to face the Laurens Raiders. We will have pregame starting around 5:30 with the Shady’s Pick’Em show. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. Also, make sure to tune into the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning for a recap of tonight’s games and to get ready for the college games, as well.

Sports 9-2-21

 

Around the county in sports today, Union County girls tennis will play Clover at Clover. Union County JV football against South Pointe has been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols. High school volleyball at York has also been canceled. 

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Even more high school games were canceled yesterday around the Upstate. They include

  • Gaffney at Rock Hill

  • York at Westwood

 

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While most college football games are set for Saturday, a number of games will get underway tonight. That includes one matchup of South Carolina-based schools. On tap for tonight:

  • The Citadel at #22 Coastal Carolina

  • Temple at Rutgers

  • Boise St. at UCF

  • South Florida at N.C. State

  • East Carolina at Appalachian St.

  • #4 Ohio St. at Minnesota

  • Bowling Green at Tennessee

  • Southern Utah at #25 Arizona St.

 

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The Atlanta Braves dropped their final game to the Los Angeles Dodgers last night, 4-3. The Dodgers swept the Braves in the 3-game series. LA took the lead early off home runs from Max Munch and Austin Barnes. Atlanta fought back and took the lead with home runs from Eddie Rosario and Dansby Swanson. LA came back though in the 8th, as AJ Pollock singled to left to give the Dodgers the winning run. With the series over with the Dodgers, Atlanta now moves on to take on the Colorado Rockies for a 4-game series. First pitch tonight is set for 8:40 p.m. Touki Toussaint will get the start tonight for Atlanta on the mound. Chi Chi Gonzalez will get the start for Colorado. We will have pregame starting at 7:25 p.m.

 

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut from 6:05 p.m. to 7:25 p.m. After Sports Talk, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta kicks off a 4-game series with the Colorado Rockies tonight. First pitch is set for 8:40 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 7:25 p.m.

Sports 9-1-21

After the Union County JV football team had their game against Laurens canceled on Monday due to Covid-19 issues with the Laurens team, the team was able to find a new opponent. The JV game will still be played Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Union County High School Track Field. The opponent has not yet been announced.

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With the first game of the season on Saturday, South Carolina football released its depth chart yesterday. Quarterback Zeb Noland, a graduate assistant who was on the coaching staff a few weeks ago, was named the starting quarterback for the season opener against Eastern Illinois. Noland played for North Dakota State as well as Iowa State. He was added to the roster after starter Luke Doty was injured in practice. Doty looks to return to the lineup in a few weeks.

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All 32 NFL teams announced their 53-man rosters yesterday ahead of the first regular-season games later this month. Former Union County and South Carolina Gamecocks wide receiver Shi Smith made the Carolina Panthers 53-man roster. Smith finished the preseason with 5 catches for 82 yards in the Panthers' 3 preseason games. Smith was injured in the final preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers this past weekend. It is unsure if he will miss any time from the injury.

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The Atlanta Braves lost again last night to the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2. Atlanta took the lead early but could not hold on, as the Dodgers added runs late to pick up the win. The Braves and Dodgers will finish off their series tonight. First pitch will be at 10:10 p.m. Max Fried will get the start for Atlanta on the mound. Max Scherzer will get the start for the Dodgers. We will have pregame starting at 8:55 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will also have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta wraps up their 3-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight. First pitch is at 10:10 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 8:55 p.m.

Sports 8-31-21

It was announced yesterday by Union County High School that several contests set for this week have been canceled due to COVID issues with the opponents. They include

  • JV and Varsity Volleyball that was set for today at Spartanburg

  • JV Football that was set for Thursday against Laurens

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Several local schools have announced canceled football games for this coming Friday night.

  • Newberry at Clinton

  • Palmetto at Belton Honea-Path

  • Ninety Six versus Saluda

  • Walhalla versus Woodmont

Belton Honea-Path will now play Woodmont on Friday.

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The Atlanta Braves opened up their series at the Los Angeles Dodgers last night with a loss, 5-3. The Braves and Dodgers combined for 7 home runs in the contest. LA jumped up early with homers from Max Munch, Will Smith, Mookie Betts, and Corey Seager. Atlanta tried to pull the comeback late with homers from Jorge Soler, Freddie Freeman, and Adam Duvall, but it was not enough. Juilo Urias was the winning pitcher for LA. Drew Smyly was the losing pitcher for Atlanta. Blake Treinen was credited with the save. Atlanta and Los Angeles continue their series tonight at Dodgers Stadium. First pitch is set for 10:10 p.m. Charlie Morton will get the start for Atlanta. Walker Buehler will start for LA. We will have pregame starting at 8:55 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will also have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta continues their 3-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight. First pitch is at 10:10 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 8:55 p.m.

Sports 8-30-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County girls’ tennis will play SCA at home.

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USC Union volleyball lost both their matches this weekend to Lenoir Community College. They return to action September 7th at home.

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Week 1 in high school football had great action this past Friday night.

  • Byrnes 37, Chapman 27

  • Broome 48, Chesnee 41

  • Mauldin 14, Spartanburg 9

  • Dorman 33, Boiling Spring 0

  • Christ Church 36, Landrum 14

  • Hillcrest 41, Woodruff 24

  • Greenwood 35, Emerald 7

  • Gaffney 35, Summerville 7

  • Clinton 21, Laurens 19

  • Blacksburg 22, Green Sea Floyds 14

  • Abbeville 35, Newberry 6

  • Chester 41, Fort Mill 0

 

Union County will look to open the season this week at Laurens.

 

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The Atlanta Braves won two out of three games from the San Francisco Giants this weekend. Atlanta won a close game on Friday, 6-5. San Francisco then shut out the Braves Saturday night, 5-0. Atlanta returned the favor yesterday as they shut out the Giants, 9-0. Atlanta is now 70-59 on the season. The have a four and a half game lead over Philadelphia in the NL East. The Braves go out west starting today. They travel to Los Angeles to start a 3-game series with the Dodgers. First pitch tonight is set for 10:10 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 8:55 p.m.

 

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Ryan Blaney won his second straight race Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway in the Cup series regular season finale. Blaney jumped out to the lead on the overtime finish and was able to escape several late crashes. Chris Buescher finished second but was later disqualified after post-race tech was finished. With Buescher being disqualified, Bubba Wallace, Ryan Newman, Ryan Preece, and Tyler Reddick round out the top five. Reddick also picked up the last spot in the Cup series 16-driver playoff. The playoffs will get underway this weekend at Darlington.  

 

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will also have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta opens up a 3-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight. First pitch is at 10:10 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 8:55 p.m.

Sports 8-27-21

Week one of high school football will get underway tonight. Even though Union County is not in action tonight, there are several local teams that will be. They include:

  • Byrnes at Chapman

  • Chesnee at Broome

  • Spartanburg at Mauldin

  • Boiling Spring at Dorman

  • Christ Church at Landrum

  • Woodruff at Hillcrest

  • Greer at Blue Ridge

  • Summerville at Gaffney

  • Fort Mill at Chester

  • Rock Hill at Northwestern

  • Abbeville at Newberry

 

These games will kick off at 7:30 p.m.

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USC Union Volleyball will start their season tomorrow as they travel to Lenoir Community College for matches at noon and 2 p.m. USC Union Soccer picked up a win yesterday as they defeated USC Sumter, 3-2.

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College football will officially return this weekend. While most teams will start next week, there are a few games on hand tomorrow. They include:

  • Nebraska at Illinois- 1 p.m.

  • UConn at Fresno St.- 2 p.m.

  • Hawaii at UCLA- 3:30 p.m.

 

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The Atlanta Braves will return to action tonight after being off the last two days. The Braves will welcome the leaders of the NL West, the San Francisco Giants, to Truist Park for a 3-game series starting this evening. First pitch tonight is set for 7:20 p.m. We will also have the rest of the series here this weekend on WBCU. The Saturday game is at 7:20 p.m., and the Sunday game is at 1:20 p.m.

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The final race of the NASCAR Cup regular season is tomorrow night at Daytona International Speedway. The Coke Zero Sugar 400 will be the last chance for drivers to lock themselves into the 16-driver playoff field. Only one spot is up for grabs, which is currently held by Tyler Reddick. Hendrick Motorsports teammates Kyle Larson and William Byron will share the front row for the start. The race is on NBC tomorrow night at 7 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta opens up a 3-game series with the San Francisco Giants. We will have pregame at 6:05 p.m., with first pitch set for 7:20 p.m. We will also have the rest of the series this weekend as well here on WBCU. Also make sure to tune into the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. We will have a recap of tonight’s high school games as well as talk college football and more.

Sports 8-26-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School girls tennis will host Clover. Their match with Byrnes was canceled yesterday due to the heat.

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The Atlanta Braves were off yesterday and will have today off, as well. They return to action tomorrow as they host San Francisco for a 3-game series at Truist Park. Atlanta has a five-game lead over the Philadelphia Phillies in the NL East.

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Former Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was named the starter for the Jacksonville Jaguars yesterday by head coach Urban Meyer. The first overall pick of this year’s draft will face the Houston Texans to open up the season on September 12th. This news comes one day after Jacksonville announced that former Clemson running back and first-round pick Travis Etienne would miss the upcoming season due to a Lisfranc injury. Another running back with state ties will also miss the season. Former South Carolina and current Dallas Cowboy player Rico Dowdle was placed on injured reserve yesterday due to a hip injury.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 8-25-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School varsity girls’ tennis will host Byrnes.

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Four South Carolina football players were named to the coaches’ preseason All-SEC teams. DT JJ Enagbare was named to the first team. RB Kevin Harris was named to the second team. Both TE Nick Muse and DE Zacch Pickens were named to the 3rd team.

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Another big change in the world of college sports happened yesterday. The ACC, the BIG 10, and the PAC-12 announced an alliance with each other. This new alliance will consist of 41 schools. It will be a scheduling component for football as well as men’s and women’s basketball in the future. The move comes after the move of Texas and Oklahoma from the BIG 12 to the SEC earlier last month.

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The Atlanta Braves lost to the New York Yankees last night, 5-4. Atlanta got on the board first in the 1st inning with a 2-RBI double from Dansby Swanson. A couple of hits and two home runs gave the Yankees the lead as they held the Braves in check the rest of the way. Clay Holmes was the winning pitcher for New York. Charlie Morton was the losing pitcher for Atlanta. Wandy Peralta was credited with the save for New York, as well. Atlanta has the next two days off before they return to action Friday against San Francisco.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 8-24-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School volleyball will host York. JV will play at 5 p.m., with varsity set to follow.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina had players named to the ESPN Top 100 College Football Players for 2021 yesterday. Clemson had six players named, while South Carolina had two. The Tigers that made the list were defensive tackle Bryan Bresee, wide receiver Justyn Ross, defensive end Myles Murphy, quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei, defensive tackle Tyler Davis, and defensive tackle Xavier Thomas. The Gamecocks on the list were linebacker Kingsley Enagbare and running back Kevin Harris. Both Clemson and South Carolina start the season on September 4th.

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The Atlanta Braves lost their first game to the New York Yankees last night after winning nine straight, 5-1. Giancarlo Stanton had a big game for New York. Stanton had a homer in the 2nd, as well as a 2-RBI double in the 6th. The only run of the game for the Braves came in the 2nd when Dansby Swanson hit his 24th home run of the season. Jordan Montgomery picked up the win on the mound for New York. Huascar Ynoa was credited with the loss for Atlanta. Both teams will meet again tonight. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. Charlie Morton will get the start for Atlanta on the mound. He will face New York pitcher Andrew Heaney. We will have the game here on WBCU, with pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta finishes off their series with the New York Yankees tonight at Truist Park. First pitch is set for 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 8-23-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County volleyball will begin their season. They will host Gaffney. JV plays at 5:30 p.m., with varsity set to follow at 7 p.m.

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Week 1 in high school football saw great action to kick the season off:

  • Gaffney over Spartanburg, 31-12

  • Clover over Dorman, 20-7

  • TL Hanna over Laurens, 23-17

  • Byrnes over Greer, 55-`14

  • Greenville over Rock Hill, 31-28

  • Woodruff over Chesnee, 41-28

  • Powdersville over Broome, 46-28

  • Clinton over Pendleton, 48-24

  • Emerald over Ninety Six, 48-13

  • Great Falls over Whitmire, 36-12

 

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Ten new members were elected to the University of South Carolina Athletics Hall of Fame, according to an announcement by the university on Friday. The class includes football standouts John Abraham, Mike Durrah, and Connor Shaw; baseball pitcher Michael Roth; women’s basketball coach Nancy Wilson; volleyball coach Kim Williams; track and field standout Ron Willis; men’s basketball player Scotti Ward; women’s basketball player Brantley Southers; and former Athletic Director Dr. Mike McGee. They will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on October 14.

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The Atlanta Braves swept the Baltimore Orioles this weekend. On Friday, Atlanta shut out the Orioles, 3-0. Atlanta had to hold off a late push by the Orioles on Saturday. Will Smith picked up the save for Atlanta as they won, 5-4. Yesterday, Atlanta jumped out to a lead early. Baltimore was not able to get anything going late as the Braves won, 3-1. Atlanta has now won 9 straight games as they have swept their last 3 series. They currently sit in first place in the NL East with a record of 68-56. They have a 5-game lead over Philadelphia. Atlanta will open up a 2-game series tonight with the New York Yankees. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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NFL preseason week 2 has almost finished up, with one more game tonight. The Carolina Panthers lost to the Baltimore Ravens Saturday night, 20-3. Union County native and former Gamecock wide receiver Shi Smith had 2 catches for 35 yards in the loss.

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Ryan Blaney won the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway yesterday. Blaney held off Hendrick Motorsports teammates William Byron and Kyle Larson on a late restart to grab his second win of the season. Kurt Busch and Denny Hamlin round out the top five. One playoff spot is on the line as the team travel to Daytona this weekend for the final race of the regular season Saturday night.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta opens up a 2-game series with the New York Yankees. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

Sports 8-20-21

High school football around the state kicks off tonight. While Union County will not be in action, many local teams will get their seasons started. Some of the games include:

  • Gaffney at Spartanburg

  • Clover at Dorman

  • Byrnes at Greer

  • Laurens at TL Hanna

  • Greenwood at Hillcrest

  • Broome at Powdersville

  • Chesnee at Woodruff

  • Whitmire at Great Falls

Those games get underway at 7:30 p.m.

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Both South Carolina and Clemson basketball released their nonconference schedules yesterday. The Gamecocks will see action against USC Upstate, Wofford, Georgetown, Army, and SC State, to name a few. Clemson will have games against Presbyterian, Wofford, and Charleston Southern. The two schools will also face off against one another in Clemson on December 18. 

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The Atlanta Braves return to action tonight. The NL East-leading Braves will travel to Baltimore to open up a three-game series against the Orioles. Atlanta has won its last six games, while Baltimore is mired in a 15-game losing streak. Max Fried will take the mound for Atlanta tonight. He'll face Baltimore pitcher Keegan Akin. First pitch from Camden Yards is set for 7:05 p.m., and the pregame show will start at 5:50 p.m. We'll have the rest of the series for you this weekend on WBCU. Saturday's contest has a 7:05 p.m. first pitch and 5:50 p.m. pregame, and on Sunday, we'll join the broadcast in time for the 1:05 p.m. first pitch. 

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Some MLB scores from last night:

  • LA Angels 13, Detroit 10

  • Tampa Bay 7, Baltimore 2

  • Houston 6, Kansas City 3

  • Arizona 6, Philadelphia 2

  • NY Yankees 7, Minnesota 5

  • Cincinnati 6, Miami 1

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With two races left before the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs begin, the teams travel to Michigan International Speedway this weekend. The FireKeepers Casino 400 is set for Sunday at 3 p.m. Hendrick Motorsports teammates Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott are on the front row for this weekend's race. 

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Be sure to tune in to the Ashley Turner State Farm Insurance Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. for a recap of tonight's high school football games, a preview of South Carolina and Clemson football, some other college football news, and much more.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball for you. The Braves open a three-game series at the Baltimore Orioles tonight. Braves pregame begins at 5:50 p.m., and the first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.

Sports 8-19-21

It was announced last night that Union County High School football will miss another game this season. Due to mandatory quarantine requirements and return-to-play protocols, Union County will not be able to play Gaffney next week. It was announced earlier this week that Union County had canceled this week’s game against Chester. The Yellow Jackets will now start the season at Laurens on September 3.

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The Atlanta Braves finished the sweep of the Miami Marlins last night as they won, 11-9. The Braves jumped out early to the lead. Miami tried to make a comeback late, but Atlanta pitching held on to grab the win. Atlanta 1B Freddie Freeman also hit for the cycle in the game. The reigning NL MVP had a single in the fifth, a double in the first, a triple in the fourth, and he homered in the sixth. Freeman becomes the first-ever Brave to hit for the cycle twice, as he also did it back in 2016. Charlie Morton was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. Jesus Luzardo was the losing pitcher for Miami.

With the Miami series now finished, Atlanta sits at 65-56. They now have a 3-game lead over Philadelphia in the NL East. Atlanta is off today before returning to action on Friday as they travel to Baltimore.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Sports Talk with Phil Kornblut live from Columbia from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sports 8-18-21

Union County Parks and Recreation will have their football and cheer draft this Saturday at Union County Stadium. For football, 6-7 years old will start the draft at 9 a.m. 8-9 years old will then go at 10 a.m. 10-12 years old will draft at 11 a.m. All cheerleaders will be drafted at 10 a.m. Even if parents and children cannot attend, they will still be drafted to a team.

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The Atlanta Braves won their 5th-straight game last night as they shut out the Miami Marlins, 2-0. Jorge Soler gave Atlanta the lead in the 8th off a single to right. Austin Riley then hit his 25th home run of the year in the 9th. Chris Martin was credited with the win for Atlanta. Sandy Alcantara was the losing pitcher for Miami. Will Smith was credited with the save for Atlanta, as well.

Atlanta and Miami will finish their series tonight. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. Charlie Morton will get the start for Atlanta. He will face Marlins pitcher Jesus Luzardo. We will have pregame starting at 5:55 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta and Miami will finish their series tonight in South Beach. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 5:55 p.m.

Sports 8-17-21

It was announced yesterday that the season opener for Union County football against Chester has been canceled. The team was set to play at Union County Stadium on Friday. In a press release, the school announced that the team had several cases of COVID-19 within the program. The team hopes to return to practice Wednesday. The first game of the season will now be at Gaffney next week. The first home game of the season is now set for September 17th when Greer comes to town. The JV football game this week has been canceled, as well.

 

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The first Associated Press Top 25 poll was released yesterday for college football. Alabama was on top of the poll. They received 47 first-place votes. Oklahoma came in second place, with Clemson coming in third. Ohio State and Georgia also received first-place votes and rounded out the top five. The rest of the top ten were Texas A&M, Iowa State, Cincinnati, Notre Dame, and North Carolina. Coastal Carolina came in at #22.

 

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The Atlanta Braves opened their 3-game series last night with a win, defeating the Miami Marlins, 12-2. Atlanta fell behind early, but home runs from Freddie Freeman and Adam Duvall allowed the Braves to take the lead in the 4th. They would add runs in the 6th and 7th as they rolled to victory. Touki Toussaint was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. Braxton Garrett was credited with the loss.

Atlanta and Miami will meet again tonight. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. Huascar Ynoa will make his return to the mound this evening for Atlanta. He has been out since May with a fractured hand. We will have pregame coverage coming your way at 5:55 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta and Miami meet again tonight. First pitch is at 7:10. We will have pregame starting at 5:55 p.m.

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Sports 8-16-21

With college football a few weeks away, South Carolina is dealing with an injury to one of their most important players. Starting quarterback Luke Doty suffered a sprained ankle in practice on Friday. He is now questionable to start the season opener against Eastern Illinois on September 4th. Doty started the last two games last season for the Gamecocks. He could be replaced by either Colten Gauthier or Jason Brown.

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The Atlanta Braves swept the Washington Nationals this weekend to take sole possession of the NL East. On Friday, Atlanta came back late to win, 4-2. They then rolled past Washington Saturday night, 12-2. Atlanta closed out the series yesterday with a win, 6-5. The Braves had 11 home runs in the series against the Nationals, with 4 coming from Dansby Swanson. Atlanta now has a record of 62-56. They lead the division by just one game over the Philadelphia Phillies.

 

The Braves kick off a 3-game series today as they travel to Miami to face the Marlins. Touki Toussaint will get the start tonight for Atlanta. He will face Marlins pitcher Braxton Garrett. First pitch tonight is set for 7:10 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:55 p.m.

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Week one of the NFL preseason came to a close yesterday. The Carolina Panthers lost a close game yesterday to the Indianapolis Colts, 21-18. Union County native and former South Carolina Gamecock wide receiver Shi Smith made his debut with the Panthers in the game. He had one catch for 26 yards in the loss. Carolina returns to Spartanburg to continue training camp this week. They will next play the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday in Charlotte.

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The first-ever NASCAR Cup Series race on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course had a lot of drama yesterday. AJ Allmendinger picked up the surprise win in the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard. The race saw two huge wrecks involving multiple cars in the final laps. On the final restart, leader Chase Briscoe missed a turn, forcing NASCAR to penalize him. Briscoe, unaware of the penalty, then spun out leader Denny Hamlin. This gave Allmendinger the lead and allowed him to pick up just his second career win in the Cup series. This is also the first Cup series win for Kaulig Racing. Ryan Blaney, Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, and Matt DiBenedetto round out the top five. The series travels to Michigan next week.

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta starts a series with NL East rival Miami Marlins. First pitch tonight is set for 7:10 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 5:55 p.m.

5-19-22

Union County High School Softball defeated Palmetto last night in playoff action, 4-3. After trailing much of the night, Union County was able to take the lead in the 5th. Palmetto tied the game in the 6th. Union County was able to walk-off the game in the bottom of the 7th off a double from Precious Rice. Union County will now take on Broome again on Friday. Time will be announced later today. 

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Union County High School Football will do a spring game coming up later this month. The Black and Gold Game will be May 27th at 7 p.m. 

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The Atlanta Braves dropped their final game against the Milwaukee Brewers last night, 7-6. Atlanta is off tonight before heading to Miami tomorrow.

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The Golden State Warriors took game one from the Dallas Mavericks, 112-87. Game two of the series is on Friday. Game two of the Eastern Conference series is tonight. The Celtics face off with the Heat tonight at 8:30 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we”ll have Sports Talk from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

 

5-18-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Softball will host Palmetto in an elimination game in the playoffs. Winner will advance to take on Broome on Friday. The loser will have their season come to a close. First pitch from Timken is at 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Both Clemson and South Carolina struggled last night in mid-week play. The Tigers fell in Conway to Coastal Carolina, 17-2. South Carolina fell to Charlotte, 8-3. Both teams are in their final conference series this weekend. 

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The Atlanta Braves shutout the Milwaukee Brewers last night, 3-0. Atlanta got on the board in the 5th. They added two more runs in the 8th off a 2-run homer from Marcell Ozuma. Atlanta and Milwaukee close the series out this afternoon. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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The Miami Heat took game one of the Eastern Conference finals last night over the Boston Celtics, 118-107. The series continues Thursday. The Western Conference finals start tonight. The Dallas Mavericks take on the Golden State Warriors in game one of the series. 

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Today on WBCU, we will have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta finishes their series with the Milwaukee Brewers. First pitch is at 1:10. We will join the game after the noon report. We will also have Union County High School Softball. Union County host Palmetto in a playoff game. First pitch is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:55 p.m. 

 

5-17-22

Union County High School Softball fell to Broome last night, 3-1. Broome jumped on top of Union County early. The Jackets struggled at the plate. Broome pitcher Karley Green struck out 18 batters in the win. Union County will host Palmetto coming up on Wednesday. Time to be announced today. 

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Both Clemson and South Carolina baseball are back in action today. Clemson will be in Conway as they take on Coastal Carolina. South Carolina will host Charlotte tonight. Both games are set for 6 p.m. 

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The Atlanta Braves fell to the Milwaukee Brewers to open up their series last night, 1-0. The series continues tonight. First pitch is at 7:40. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Game on of the Eastern Conference Finals is tonight in South Beach. The Boston Celtics take on the Miami Heat. Tip-off is at 8:30 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we”ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta returns to action as they take on the Brewers. First pitch is at 7:40 p.m. We have pregame coverage around 6:25 p.m. 

 

5-16-22

Around the county is sports today, Union County High School Softball will host Broome for playoff action. First pitch is at 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. The Yellow Jackets defeated Chapman Friday night, 9-4.

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Clemson Baseball had to fight the weather this weekend at Virginia. The Tigers and Cavaliers were forced to move their schedule around. The Cavaliers won the series over Clemson, taking 2 out of 3 games. South Carolina Baseball won their series over Kentucky. The Gamecocks also took 2 out of 3 from the Wildcats. Both teams are in mid-week play tomorrow. 

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Clemson softball lost the ACC championship on Saturday to Duke. The Tigers will still be headed to the post season this coming weekend. They will also host a regional for the first time ever. Clemson will host UNC Wilmington, Auburn, and Louisiana. The regional starts Friday.

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The Atlanta Braves lost their series to the San Diego Padres this weekend at Truist Park. Atlanta returns to action today as they hit road. The first stop of the trip is Milwaukee. Atlanta kicks off a series with the Brewers today. First pitch is at 7:40 p.m. 

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Kurt Busch picked up his first win of the season yesterday in the Advent Health 400. Kyle Larson finished second. Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, and Christopher Bell round out the top five. The series heads to Texas for the All-Star race this weekend. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Softball. The Yellow Jackets take on Broome in playoff action. First pitch is 7 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 6:55 p.m.