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1-25-23

Both Union County varsity boys and girls basketball fell on the road at Clinton last night. The boys lost 57-49. They fall to 3-2 in region play. The Lady Jackets lost to Clinton, 43-7. They are now 1-4 in region play. Both teams travel to Chester on Friday. 

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Jonesville and Sims middle school basketball will both begin playoff action on Thursday at Ewing Middle School.

  • 5:45 - Sims Boys vs Clifdale

  • 7:00 - Sims Girls vs Rainbow Lake

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Clemson basketball rolled past Georgia Tech last night, 72-51. With the victory, the Tigers are 9-1 to start conference play for

the first time in program history. They are back in action on Saturday. South Carolina men’s basketball take on Florida tonight. Tip-off is at 9 a.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Other local teams in action tonight:

  • USC Upstate at Gardner-Webb 

  • Presbyterian at UNC Asheville 

  • Charleston Southern at Winthrop 

  • Wofford at Chattanooga 

  • Samford at Furman

  • Citadel at Western Carolina 

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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 travel to Florida for SEC play. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:30 p.m. 

 

1-24-23

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will travel to region foe Clinton. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

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#24 Clemson Basketball returns to action tonight. The Tigers host Georgia Tech. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. 

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South Carolina woman’s basketball stayed on top of the AP top 25 poll. This is the 31st straight week the Lady Gamecocks are on top of the poll. 

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

 

1-23-23

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School basketball will take on Marby. Tip-off from Chapman High School is at 6 p.m. 

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Union County Varsity boy’s basketball defeated Woodruff on Friday night, 61-50. The Jackets are now 13-8 on the season and 3-1 in region play. The Lady Jackets fell to Woodruff, 70-31. They are now 3-1 in region play. Both teams take on Clinton tomorrow. 

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Union County Varsity Wrestling finished in 8th place at the Wade Hampton Individual Winter Classic. Individual placers include 

  • Javion Brannon- 3rd 138

  • James Howard- 2nd 152

  • Kendall Brannon- 4th 170

  • Dylan Davis- 4th 195

  • Zachary Freeman- Champion 126

Union County Wrestling also had their first ever middle school state champion. Stella Glenn won in the 132 pound class down in Lexington on Saturday. 

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Clemson basketball won in the closing seconds on Saturday over Virginia Tech, 51-50. PJ Hall had 20 points for the Tigers. South Carolina basketball fell to #16 Auburn, 81-66. GG Jackson had 30 points for the Gamecocks. Both teams are back in action later this week. 

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#1 South Carolina knocked off Arkansas yesterday, 92-46. Clemson woman’s basketball defeated Boston College, 67-57. 

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Finals from the NFL:

  • Chiefs 27, Jaguars 20

  • Eagles 38, Giants 7

  • Bengals 27, Bills 10

  • 49ers 19, Cowboys 12 

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

 

1-20-23

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls basketball will travel to Woodruff. The Varsity Girls will get the night started around 6 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

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Union County Wrestling will host the region 4-3A championship tonight. Union County, Chester, Woodruff, Clinton, and Emerald will all be squaring off. Doors open at 5 and the action starts at 6pm. The team will also participate in two events tomorrow morning as well. 

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South Carolina and Clemson Men’s Basketball return to action tomorrow. The Gamecocks will host #16 Auburn. Tip-off is at 3:30 p.m. The #19 Tigers will welcome in Virginia Tech for region play. Tip-off from Littlejohn is at 6 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU tomorrow. Other local teams in action this weekend including:

  • USC Upstate at NC Asheville 

  • Citadel at VMI

  • Longwood at Presbyterian 

  • Campbell at Charleston Southern 

  • Furman at Wofford (Sunday)

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#1 South Carolina ran past Vanderbilt yesterday, 96-48. They host Arkansas on Sunday. The Clemson Lady Tigers fell to #7 Notre Dame, 57-53. They take on Boston College on Sunday. 

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It is the Divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Matchups include:

  • Jaguars at Chiefs 

  • Giants at Eagles 

  • Bengals at Bills 

  • Cowboys at 49ers 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys will travel to Woodruff. The Girls game starts at 6 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:55 p.m We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.

 

1-19-23

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle basketball will host Rainbow Lake. Tip-off is at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle basketball will host High Point also at 5 p.m.

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Finals from local college basketball:

  • USC Upstate 61, Presbyterian 60

  • Western Carolina 76, Wofford 71

  • Furman 77, Chattanooga 69

  • N.C. Asheville 73, Charleston Southern 63

  • High Point 71, Winthrop 66

Local teams in action tonight:

  • Citadel at N.C. Greensboro 

  • Appalachian State at Coastal Carolina 

  • #18 College of Charleston at Monmouth 

The Clemson Lady Tigers host #7 Notre Dame tonight. #1 South Carolina will travel to Vanderbilt this evening. Both games are 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.

 

1-18-23

Union County Varsity Boy’s basketball defeated Emerald last night on the road, 63-50. Keishawn Gibson had 22 points for the Jackets. The Yellow Jackets are now 12-8 on the season and 2-1 in the season. Union County girl’s basketball fell to Emerald. Both teams will return to action on Friday when they travel to Woodruff 

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Clemson men’s basketball lost their first ACC game last night. The #19 ranked Tigers fell at Wake Forest, 87-77. PJ Hall had 22 points for Clemson. The Tigers are back in action on Saturday when they host Virginia Tech. South Carolina men’s basketball also fell last night. The Gamecocks lost at home to Ole Miss, 70-58. GG Jackson had 15 points for the Gamecocks. They host #16 Auburn on Saturday. Other local teams in actions today:

  • Presbyterian at USC Upstate 

  • Wofford at Western Carolina 

  • Furman at Chattanooga

  • Winthrop at High Point

  • NC Asheville at Charleston Southern

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

1-17-23

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will travel to Emerald. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have the Varsity boys game here on WBCU.

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Clemson men's basketball is ranked for the first time in two years. The Tigers learned yesterday they are now ranked #19th in AP poll. Clemson is 7-0 in league play for the first time in team history. They return to action tonight as they travel to Wake Forest. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. South Carolina men’s basketball will also be in action tonight. They host Ole Miss at 7 p.m. 

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The Dallas Cowboys eliminated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last night in the final game of the Wild Card Weekend, 31-14. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Boys will travel to Emerald. Tip-off is at 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 7:40 p.m. 

 

1-16-23

Union County Varsity Boy’s Basketball defeated Broome on Friday night, 63-26. The Jackets were lead by Shy Smith and RJ Davis with 12 points. Union County is now 11-8 on season. Union County Varsity Girl’s basketball fell at Broome, 47-17. Union County Boy’s JV basketball also lost to Broome, 53-21. All 4 teams travel to Emerald for region play tomorrow. 

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Clemson Basketball defeated #24 Duke on Saturday, 72-64. PJ Hall had 26 points for the Tigers. Head Coach Brad Brownell also won his 400th career victory. South Carolina fell at home to Texas A&M, 94-53. Zachary Davis had 13 points for the Gamecocks. Both teams are back in action tomorrow. Other finals from local team this weekend:

  • Wofford 86, VMI 67

  • Longwood 72, USC Upstate 65

  • Winthrop 78, Campbell 74

  • High Point 64, Presbyterian 56

  • Radford 75, Charleston Southern 70

  • NC Central 71, South Carolina St 67

  • Georgia St. 100, Coastal Carolina 66

  • Citadel 65, Western Carolina 61

  • NC Greensboro 88, Furman 80 (OT)

The Clemson Lady Tigers defeated Pittsburgh yesterday, 72-57. #1 South Carolina rolled past Missouri, 81-50. 

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NFL playoff finals from this weekend:

  • 49ers 41, Seahawks 23

  • Jaguars 31, Chargers 30

  • Bills 34, Dolphins 31

  • Giants 31, Vikings 24

  • Bengals 24, Ravens 17

The Dallas Cowboys take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tonight to close out Wild Card Weekend. 

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

 

1-13-23

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will travel to Broome. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

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All game around the county yesterday were canceled due to weather. That includes Sims Middle basketball, Jonesville Middle basketball, and Union County Wrestling. 

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Clemson football made a big coaching change yesterday. Head Coach Dabo

Swinney announced Thursday that

Brandon Streeter will not return to

Clemson's coaching staff for the 2023

season. Streeter was in his first year as Offensive Coordinator for the Tigers. The Tigers are now set to hire TCU offensive coordinator Garrett Riley.  Riley won the Broyles Award as the nation's top assistant

coach this season. He also help the Horned Frogs reach the National Championship game earlier this week. 

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Clemson and South Carolina Men’s Basketball return to action tomorrow. The Tigers look to stay undefeated in ACC play as they host #24 Duke. Tip-off is at 5 p.m. South Carolina Men’s Basketball will host Texas A&M. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. #1 South Carolina will host Missouri on Sunday afternoon. The Clemson Lady Tigers will visit Pittsburgh also on Sunday. 

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The NFL Wild Card weekend gets underway tomorrow. Games include: 

  • Seahawks at 49ers 

  • Chargers at Jaguars 

  • Dolphins at Bills 

  • Giants at Vikings 

  • Ravens at Bengals 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys will travel to Broome. The Girls game starts at 6:15 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 6:10 p.m

 

 

1-12-23

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School basketball will be at Woodruff at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School basketball will be at Landrum also at 5 p.m. Union County wrestling will host the Foothills Middle School Individual at the high school at 4 p.m. 

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Clemson Basketball defeated Louisville last night to stay undefeated in ACC play, 83-70. Hunter Tyson led the Tigers with 28 points. Clemson will host #24 Duke on Saturday. Other finals from local teams last night:

  • Charleston Southern 106, High Point 69

  • ETSU 96, Citadel 74

  • Campbell 78, USC Upstate 63

  • Samford 83, Wofford 58

  • Furman 84, Mercer 66

  • #22 College Of Charleston 71, NC Wilmington 69

  • Gardner-Webb 79, Presbyterian 78 (OT)

  • Radford 66, Winthrop 52

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Both #1 South Carolina and Clemson are in action today. The Lady Gamecocks travel to Kentucky. Clemson will be at #16 Duke. Both games are 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.

1-11-23 

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Wrestling will host an event at the school. They will welcome in both Mid-Carolina and Broome. The match is set for 6 p.m.  

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Union County High School boys basketball fell to #3 Chester last night, 57-52. After leading much of the game, the Jackets lost the lead in the 4th. Keishawn Gibson had 24 points. The Yellow Jackets are 1-1 in region play. Union County Girls basketball knocked off Chester, 45-37. They are also 1-1 in region play. The JV boys also fell to Chester. All three teams are back in action on Friday against Broome. 

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South Carolina starting quarterback Spencer Rattler is returning to the Gamecocks for his second year with the program. Rattler, who transferred from Oklahoma prior to the 2022 season, made the announcement in video posted to Twitter on Tuesday.

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South Carolina basketball pulled the upset last night at Kentucky, 71-68. Meechie Johnson had 26 points. The Gamecocks take on Texas A&M this Saturday. Clemson mens basketball is back in action tonight. The Tigers host Louisville. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. Other local teams in action tonight:

  • Campbell at USC Upstate 

  • Wofford at Samford 

  • High Point at  Charleston Southern 

  • ETSU at Citadel

  • Furman at Mercer 

  • #22 College of Charleston at NC Wilmington 

  • Gardner-Webb at Presbyterian 

  • Radford at Presbyterian 

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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 Clemson Basketball. The Tigers look to stay undefeated in ACC play as they host Louisville. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 8:30 p.m. 

 

1-10-23

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will host region foe Chester. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

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The College Football national championship was won by the Georgia Bulldogs last night for the second straight year. They defeated TCU, 65-7. Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett finished the game with four passing

touchdowns and 304 passing yards to

go along with two rushing touchdowns. The Bulldog’s 58 point win is the largest margin of victory in a bowl game ever. 

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Clemson football learned yesterday that offensive tackle and Spartanburg native Jordan McFadden will enter the NFL draft after five seasons at Clemson. The three-year starter and two-time All-ACC player made the announcement on social media. 

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South Carolina Mens Basketball return to action tonight. The Gamecocks travel to Lexington to face Kentucky. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys will host the Chester Cyclones. The Girls game starts at 6:15 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 6:10 p.m. 

 

1-9-23

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School basketball host Clifdale at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School will host Blacksburg also at 5 p.m. 

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Union County High School Boys Basketball defeated #4 Clinton on Friday night, 52-49. After trailing by 7 at halftime, the Jackets came back to open region play with a win. Keishawn Gibson had 21 points for Jackets. The Lady Jackets fell to Clinton, 41-16. The JV Boys also fell to Clinton, 43-29. All three teams take on Chester tomorrow. 

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The College football national championship will be played tonight in Los Angeles. #3 TCU will take on #1 Georgia. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN. 

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South Carolina Basketball fell at home to #8 Tennessee, 85-42. Meechie Johnson had 19 points in the loss. Clemson stayed undefeated in ACC play, 75-74. Chase Hunter had 17 points. 

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Clemson Lady Tigers fell to Syracuse this weekend, 91-77. #1 South Carolina defeated Mississippi State, 58-51. 

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Finals from the NFL this weekend:

  • Chiefs 31, Raiders 13

  • Jaguars 20, Titans 16

  • Panthers 10, Saints 7

  • Falcons 30, Buccaneers 17

  • Bills 35, Patriots 23 

  • Vikings 29, Bears 13 

  • Bengals 27, Ravens 16

  • Dolphins 11, Jets 6

  • Steelers 28, Browns 14

  • Broncos 31, Chargers 28

  • Seahawks 19, Rams (OT)

  • Commanders 26, Cowboys 6

  • Lions 20, Packers 16

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

 

1-6-23

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will begin region play as they host Clinton. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

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Union County High School Wrestling will be at two events tomorrow. They will participate in the Devil Dog Invitational at Travelers Rest. The JV and Middle School team will be at Boiling Springs for the Qualifier for the area. Both events are at 9 a.m. 

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Both South Carolina and Clemson Men’s Basketball are in action tomorrow. The Gamecocks host #8 Tennessee to Columbia. Tip-off is at 3:30 p.m. Clemson looks to stay undefeated in ACC play as they take on Pittsburgh. Tip-off is at 4 p.m. 

Other local teams in action this weekend:

  • High Point at USC Upstate

  • Citadel at Wofford 

  • Charleston Southern at Presbyterian 

  • Coastal Carolina at Marshall

  • South Carolina St. at Coppin St.

  • Furman at East Tennessee St.

  • Delaware at #23 College of Charleston 

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The final week in the regular season for the NFL is this weekend. Games include:

  • Chiefs at Raiders 

  • Titans at Jaguars 

  • Panthers at Saints 

  • Buccaneers at Falcons 

  • Patriots at Bills 

  • Vikings at Bears 

  • Jets at Dolphins 

  • Browns at Steelers 

  • Chargers at Broncos 

  • Giants at Eagles 

  • Rams at Seahawks 

  • Cowboys at Commanders

  • Lions at Packers 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys will will host Clinton to start region play. The Girls game starts at 6:15 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 6:10 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm sports hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. 

 

1-5-23

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School Basketball will host Ewing at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School Basketball will host Campobello at 5 p.m. 

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Clemson Men’s Basketball picked up another ACC win last night at Virginia Tech, 68-65. Hunter Tyson and PJ Hall both had 13 points for the Tigers. Clemson will next be in action on Saturday. They will travel to Pittsburgh. Other finals from local teams yesterday:

  • Wofford 53, Mercer 52

  • USC Upstate 65, Radford 60 

  • #23 College of Charleston 92, NC A&T 79

  • Furman 97, The Citadel 72

  • Winthrop 82, Presbyterian 72 

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Clemson Woman’s basketball return to action tonight. The Lady Tigers will be at Florida State. Tip-off is 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.

1-4-23

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Wrestling will travel to Greer High School. They will take on both Greer and Blue Ridge. The match is set for 6 p.m.  

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Union County Varsity Boys basketball fell to SCA last night, 50-46. After trailing by 4 at halftime, the Yellow Jackets were able to cut the lead to within 1 late. SCA was able to hold the Jackets off as they got the win. Union County is now 9-7 on the season. Union County Girls Basketball defeated SCA, 24-15. Janiyah Glenn led the way for the Lady Jackets with 5 points. Both teams will be back in action on Friday. They will host Clinton to start region play. 

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South Carolina Men’s Basketball opened SEC play last night with a loss to Vanderbilt in overtime, 84-79. Chico Carter Jr. led the way for the Gamecocks with 24 points. The team will return home on Saturday to host #8 Tennessee. 

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Clemson Men’s Basketball return to action tonight. The Tigers travel to face Virginia Tech. Both teams are 11-3 going into tonight’s ACC match up. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Other local teams in action tonight:

  • Wofford at Mercer

  • USC Upstate at Radford 

  • #23 College of Charleston at NC A&T

  • Longwood at Charleston Southern 

  • Citadel at Furman 

  • Presbyterian at Winthrop 

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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 Clemson Basketball. The Tigers take on Virginia Tech. Tip-off it’s set for 9 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 8:30 p.m. 

 

1-3-23

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls basketball will travel to SCA The Varsity Girls start the night 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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South Carolina Men’s Basketball return to action tonight. The Gamecocks begin SEC play as they travel to Vanderbilt. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. 

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#1 South Carolina defeated Georgia yesterday, 68-51. The Lady Gamecocks will next be in action Thursday against Auburn. 

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Finals from bowl games yesterday:

  • ReliaQuest Bowl: #22 Mississippi State 19, Illinois 10

  • Citrus Bowl: #17 LSU 63, Purdue 7

  • Cotton Bowl: #16 Tulane 46, #10 LSU 45

  • Rose Bowl: #11 Penn St. 35, #8 Utah 21

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys will travel to SCA. The Girls game starts at 6 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:55 p.m. 

 

 

12-30-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Wrestling will travel to Chester High School for the Chester Duals. They get underway at 9 a.m.

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Union County High School Boys Basketball defeated Spartanburg last night, 47-44. The Yellow Jackets are now 9-6 on the season. The Lady Jackets fell to the Lady Vikings last night. Both teams will next be in action on Tuesday when they take on SCA. 

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Both South Carolina and Clemson football will be in their bowl games today. For the Gamecocks, they take on #21 Notre Dame in the Gator Bowl. Kick-off is at 3:30 p.m. The Tigers take on #6 Tennessee in the Orange Bowl at 8 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU today. 

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Clemson and South Carolina Mens Basketball are also in action today. The Tigers host NC State in ACC play. South Carolina will welcome in Eastern Kentucky this evening. 

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It was big wins for both Clemson and #1 South Carolina women’s basketball. The Lady Tigers upset #7 Virginia Tech, 64-59. The number one ranked lady Gamecocks ran past Texas A&M, 76-34. 

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The Dallas Cowboys defeated the Tennessee Titans last night, 27-13. Other NFL games this weekend:

  • Panthers at Buccaneers 

  • Cardinals at Falcons 

  • Bears at Lions 

  • Broncos at Chiefs 

  • Colts at Giants 

  • Saints at Eagles 

  • Jaguars at Texans 

  • 49ers at Raiders 

  • Jets at Seahawks 

  • Rams at Chargers 

  • Steelers at Ravens 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have South Carolina football. The Gamecocks take on Notre Dame in the Gator Bowl. Kick-off is at 3:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. Following the Gator Bowl, we will get you over to Clemson football. The Tigers will battle Tennessee in the Orange Bowl. Kick-off is at 8 p.m. 

 

12-29-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls basketball will host Spartanburg. The Varsity Girls start the night 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 Wrestling went 2-2 at the Centurion Duals yesterday at Broome High School. The team will be at the Chester Duals tomorrow. 

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Women’s Basketball will be back in action today. The Lady Tigers will host #7 Virginia Tech. The #1 Lady Gamecocks will host Texas A&M. 

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Thursday night football this evening will see the Dallas Cowboys take on the Tennessee Titans. Kick-off is at 8:15 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Varsity Girls and Boys will host Spartanburg. The Girls game starts at 6 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:55 p.m. 

 

12-28-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Wrestling will travel to Broome High School for the Centurion Duals. They get underway at 9 a.m. 

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Two Clemson football players announced on Tuesday that they will turn pro after the Orange Bowl. Offensive lineman and Dorman high school product Jordan McFadden said on Tuesday the Orange Bowl will be his final game as a Tiger. Clemson tight end Davis Allen also announced on Tuesday that his last game as a Tiger will be the Orange Bowl. The Tigers take on Tennessee on Friday. 

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East Carolina defeated Coastal Carolina in the Birmingham Bowl yesterday, 53-29. Bowl games today included the Military Bowl, the Liberty Bowl, the Holiday Bowl, and the Texas Bowl. 

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

 

12-27-22

South Carolina will be down one key

receiver in the Gator Bowl against No. 21

Notre Dame. USC senior pass-catcher Josh Vann will miss Friday's game due to a knee injury suffered in the Clemson game, head coach Shane Beamer told reporters on Monday. Vann led the team in receptions and receiving yards last year. 

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Coastal Carolina will take on East Carolina today in the Birmingham Bowl. Kick-off is at 6:45 p.m. 

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Finals from around the NFL this weekend:

  • Panthers 37, Lions 23

  • Bills 35, Bears 13

  • Saints 17, Browns 10

  • Vikings 27, Giants 24

  • Bengals 22, Patriots 18

  • Ravens 17, Falcons 9

  • Texans 19, Titans 14

  • Cowboys 40, Eagles 34

  • Steelers 13, Raiders 10

  • Packers 26, Dolphins 20

  • Rams 51, Broncos 14

  • Chargers 20, Colts 3

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

 

12-23-22

Union County High School Varsity Boys Basketball defeated Chesnee in the final round of the Chesnee Roundball Classic yesterday, 62-39. The Yellow Jackets finished 5th and went 2-1 at the tournament. They are next in action on Thursday when they host Spartanburg.

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South Carolina Men’s Basketball knocked off Western Kentucky last night, 65-58. Meechie Johnson had 25 points for the Gameocks. South Carolina is next in action on December 30th when they host Eastern Michigan. 

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The Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the New York Jets last night, 19-3. Other NFL games this weekend:

  • Bills at Bears 

  • Saints at Browns 

  • Seahawks at Chiefs 

  • Giants at Vikings 

  • Texans at Titans 

  • Commanders at 49ers 

  • Eagles at Cowboys 

  • Raiders at Steelers 

  • Packers at Dolphins 

  • Broncos at Rams 

  • Buccaneers at Cardinals 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. We will not have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow due to the holiday. 

12-22-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County Boys Basketball will play Chesnee in the final round of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off is at 4:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. The Yellow Jackets defeated Broome yesterday in overtime, 63-60. Union County Girls Basketball will play in the final round of the Mistletoe Mania Christmas Tournament at Greer Middle College. Union County Wrestling will host the Battle at the Hive Duals today. The event gets underway at 9 a.m. 

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Clemson Mens Basketball took down Georgia Tech last night in ACC play, 79-66. The Tigers were led by PJ Hall who had 25 points. Clemson will next be in action on Friday, November 30th when they host NC State. South Carolina Mens Basketball will host Western Kentucky tonight in Columbia. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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#1 South Carolina ran past Coastal Carolina yesterday, 102-39. The Lady Gamecocks will next host Texas A&M on Thursday, December 29th. 

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Week 16 of the NFL season starts tonight. The Jacksonville Jaguars travel to New York to face the Jets. Kick-off is at 8:15 p.m. on Amazon. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County Basketball. The Yellow Jackets take on Chesnee in the final game of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off is at 4:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 4:25 p.m. We will also have South Carolina Basketball. The Gamecocks take on Western Kentucky. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. 

 

12-21-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County Boys Basketball will play Broome in round two of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off is at 3 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. The Yellow Jackets fell to Fort Mill last night, 66-43. Union County Girls Basketball will take on Oakbrook Prep in round two of the Mistletoe Mania Christmas Tournament at Greer Middle College. The Lady Jackets fell to Pickens yesterday, 84-17. 

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Finals from around local college basketball yesterday:

  • Wofford 67, Texas A&M 62

  • Kennesaw St. 65, USC Upstate 56

  • Longwood 104, South Carolina St. 77

  • NC Central 81, Citadel 74

Clemson will return to ACC play tonight. They travel down to Atlanta to face Georgia Tech at 7:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Clemson Women’s Basketball knocked off Radford yesterday, 81-38. #1 South Carolina will take on Coastal Carolina this afternoon in Columbia. Tip-off is at Noon. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County Basketball. The Yellow Jackets take on Broome in the round two of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off is at 3 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 2:55. We will also have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers take on Georgia Tech in ACC play. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. 

 

12-20-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County Boys Basketball will play Fort Mill in round one of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Union County Girls Basketball will take on Pickens in round one of the Mistletoe Mania Christmas Tournament at Greer Middle College. 

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Local college basketball teams in action today:

  • Wofford at Texas A&M

  • USC Upstate at Kennesaw St. 

  • South Carolina St. at Longwood

  • The Citadel at NC Central 

Finals from last night for local teams:

  • Furman 106, Anderson 79

  • Presbyterian 90, Allen 70

Clemson Lady Tigers Basketball will host Radford today as well.

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The Green Bay Packers defeated the Los Angeles Rams last night, 24-12. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County Basketball. The Boys take on Fort Mill in the first round of the Chesnee Roundball Classic. Tip-off from Chesnee is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:55 p.m. 

12-19-22

Union County Varsity Boys Basketball defeated Newberry on Friday night, 74-49. 

Keishawn Gibson had 30 points for the Jackets in the win. The boys will next compete in a tournament in Chesnee starting tomorrow. They will play Fort Mill. Union County Varsity Girls Basketball lost to Newberry, 43-36. They will complete in a tournament at Greer Middle College starting tomorrow. 

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South Carolina Mens Basketball fell on Saturday afternoon to East Carolina, 64-56. Hayden Brown had 15 points. Clemson knocked off Richmond, 85-57. Chase Hunter had 18 points. 

#1 South Carolina took down Charleston Southern yesterday, 87-23. The Clemson Lady Tigers fell in ACC play to #8 NC State, 77-59. 

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Finals from around the NFL this weekend:

  • Vikings 39, Colts 36 (OT)

  • Browns 13, Ravens 3

  • Bills 32, Dolphins 29

  • Eagles 25, Bears 20

  • Saints 21, Falcons 18

  • Steelers 24, Panthers 16

  • Lions 20, Jets 17

  • Jaguars 40, Cowboys 34

  • Chiefs 30, Texans 24

  • Chargers 17, Titans 14

  • Giants 20, Commanders 12

The LA Rams will take on the Green Bay Packers tonight on Monday Night Football. 

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

 

12-16-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will host Newberry. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

 

Last night, Union County Varsity Boys Basketball defeated SCA, 57-42. Jamal Judge led the way with 11 points. The Varsity Girls picked up their first win of the year as they knocked off SCA, 51-18. Union County JV Boys Basketball defeated Newberry, 56-16. 

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Union County High School Wrestling will be at High Point tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. 

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South Carolina and Clemson Basketball will return to action tomorrow. The Gamecocks host East Carolina at 2 p.m. Clemson will host Richmond in Greenville. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU. 

Other local teams in action tomorrow:

  • Montreal at Wofford 

  • Samford at South Carolina St.

  • Longwood at The Citadel 

  • S. F. Austin at Furman 

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The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Seahawks last night to open week 15, 21-13. 

Other games on tap this weekend:

  • Colts at Vikings 

  • Ravens at Browns 

  • Dolphins at Bills 

  • Steelers at Panthers 

  • Eagles at Bears 

  • Falcons at Saints 

  • Cowboys at Jaguars 

  • Chiefs at Texans 

  • Cardinals at Broncos 

  • Patriots at Raiders 

  • Giants at Commanders 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. Both the Girls and Boys return home to host Newberry. The Girls game is set for 6:15 p.m. with the Boys game to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:10 p.m. Tomorrow we will have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour as well as South Carolina and Clemson Basketball. 

 

12-15-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will host SCA. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU. Sims Middle School Basketball will host Mabry at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle Basketball will host Chesnee also at 5 p.m. 

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South Carolina Men’s Basketball lost on the road at UAB last night, 84-70. Gregory Jackson had 20 points for the Gamecocks. They will host East Carolina on Saturday. 

Other finals from local teams yesterday:

  • College of Charleston 75, Stetson 60

  • Coastal Carolina 87, South Dakota 86

The only local team in action tonight is Presbyterian. They host Elon at Noon today. 

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Week 15 of the NFL season starts tonight. The San Francisco 49ers take on NFC West rivals, the Seattle Seahawks. Kick-off is at 8:15 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. Both the Girls and Boys return home to host SCA. The Girls game is set for 6:15 p.m. with the Boys game to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:10 p.m. 

12-14-22

Union County Varsity basketball fell to Boiling Springs last night, 61-48. Nathan Koepke had 16 points. The Varsity girls lost 63-25 to the Lady Bulldogs. The JV Boys also fell last night. All 3 teams host SCA tomorrow. 

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South Carolina football has hired Dowell Loggains to be the new offensive coordinator. Loggains most recently was the tight ends coach at Arkansas, but has been a four-time offensive coordinator in the NFL. He replaces Marcus Satterfield who left to be the offensive coordinator at Nebraska. Special-teams coordinator Pete Lembo also was signed to a new contract. It is through the 2025 season and is worth $725,000 per year.

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South Carolina Basketball returns to action tonight. The Gamecocks are on the road at UAB tonight. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. 

Other local teams in action tonight:

  • Stetson at College of Charleston 

  • Coastal Carolina at South Dakota 

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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 take on UAB. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:30 p.m. 

 

12-13-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will travel to Boiling Springs. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

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Sims boys and girls basketball pick up a pair of conference wins on the road at Rainbow Lake last night. They will be at home on Thursday night against Mabry Middle school. 

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The Atlanta Braves acquired C Sean Murphy from the Oakland A’s yesterday in a three team deal. Atlanta sent LHP Kyle Muller to Oakland. They also traded C William Contreras to Milwaukee. 

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The New England Patriots defeated the Arizona Cardinals last night, 27-13. Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray last injured early in the game and never returned. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. Both the Girls and Boys travel to face Boiling Springs. The Girls game is set for 6:15 p.m. with the Boys game to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:10 p.m. 

 

12-12-22

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School basketball will travel to Rainbow Lake. Tip-off is at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School Basketball will also be on the road. They take on High Point at 5 p.m.

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Union County Varsity Boys Basketball fell to Gaffney on Friday, 70-50. They move to 4-4 on the season. The varsity girls and JV boys also fell to Gaffney. All three teams are back in action tomorrow when they visit Boiling Springs. 

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South Carolina Men’s Basketball picked up a home win last night against Presbyterian, 68-57. Gregory Jackson had 18 points for the Gamecocks. Clemson Men’s Basketball lost to Loyola Chicago on Saturday, 76-58. Both teams are back in action later this week. 

Other finals from local teams this weekend:

  • Georgia Southern 79, Wofford 57

  • USC Upstate 89, South Carolina St. 84 (OT) 

  • College of Charleston 96, North Greenville 67

#1 South Carolina Women’s Basketball defeated Liberty yesterday, 88-39. Clemson defeated Western Carolina, 81-42. 

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A Union County native scored his first ever touchdown yesterday. Carolina Panthers wide receiver Shi Smith scored in the first quarter of the Panthers win over Seahawks, 30-24. 

Other finals from around the league yesterday:

  • Bills 20, Jets 12

  • Bengals 23, Browns 10

  • Cowboys 27, Texans 23

  • Lions 34, Vikings 23

  • Eagles 48, Giants 22

  • Ravens 16, Steelers 14

  • 49ers 35, Buccaneers 7

  • Chargers 23, Dolphins 17

The New England Patriots cost the Arizona Cardinals tonight. 

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

 

12-9-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will travel to Gaffney. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina mens basketball return to action this weekend. Clemson will be in Atlanta tomorrow. They take on Loyola Chicago at 7:30 p.m. South Carolina will host Presbyterian on Sunday at 6 p.m. 

Other local teams in action this weekend: 

  • Wofford at Georgia Southern 

  • South Carolina St. at USC Upstate 

  • Winthrop at Furman 

  • North Greenville at College of Charleston 

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Clemson Woman’s basketball defeated Charlotte last night, 79-54. Amari Robinson had 22 points for the Tigers. They host Western Carolina tomorrow. #1 South Carolina will welcome in Liberty on Sunday. 

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The Los Angeles Rams came back in the final three minutes to defeat the Raiders last night, 17-16. Other match-ups this weekend include:

  • Panthers at Seahawks 

  • Jets at Bills 

  • Jaguars at Titans 

  • Eagles at Giants 

  • Texans at Cowboys 

  • Chiefs at Broncos 

  • Buccaneers at 49ers 

  • Dolphins at Chargers 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. Both the Girls and Boys travel to face the Gaffney Indians. The Girls game is set for 6:15 p.m. with the Boys game to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:10 p.m. 

 

12-8-22

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School basketball will host Woodruff. Tip-off is at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School Basketball will host Landrum at 5 p.m.

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Union County wrestling went 1-1 last night at home. The Yellow Jackets defeated Powdersville, 48-36. They did fall to Gaffney, 50-38. The team will be back in action coming up this weekend. 

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Clemson Women’s basketball return to the court tonight. They host Charlotte this evening at 7 p.m.

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A number of big moves around MLB yesterday as free agents begin to sign. Some of the moves include:

  • Aaron Judge agreed to a nine-year, $360 million contract to remain with the New York Yankees 

  • Kenley Jansen leaving the Braves to sign a two year deal with the Boston Red Soxs 

  • Wilson Contreras signing a five-year, $87.5 million deal with Cardinals

  • Shortstop Xander Bogarts and the San Diego Padres are in agreement on an 11-year, $280 million contract.

  • The Atlanta Braves acquired RHP Joe Jiménez from the Tigers for 2 other players 

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The Las Vegas Raiders travel to face the Rams tonight on Thursday Night Football. Kick-off is at 8:15 p.m. 

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

12-7-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Wrestling will host both Gaffney and Powdersville. The JV and middle school teams will start at 5:15 with the Varsity to follow around 6 p.m. 

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Union County High School Varsity boys Basketball fell to Boiling Springs last night, 64-50. After leading at halftime by 8, the Jackets struggled in the 2nd half, including putting up just 6 points in the 4th quarter. Union County girls basketball fell to Boiling Springs 69-22. The boys JV team also lost to the Bulldogs, 56-41. All three teams are back in action on Friday when they travel to Gaffney. 

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Finals from around local college basketball last night:

  • Wofford 71, Coastal Carolina 61

  • High Point 85, Furman 82

  • College of Charleston 67, Presbyterian 62

  • Winthrop 81, South Carolina St. 67

Clemson men’s basketball return to action tonight at Littlejohn. They host Towson. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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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 Clemson Basketball. The Tigers host Towson. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 8:30 p.m. 

 

12-6-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will host Boiling Springs. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU. 

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The finalists for the Heisman Award were named last year. The finalists are all quarterbacks: Georgia's Stetson Bennett, TCU's Max Duggan, Ohio State's C.J. Stroud and USC's Caleb Williams. The award will be given out later this month. 

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A number of local college basketball games are set for tonight. They include:

  • Coastal Carolina at Wofford 

  • High Point at Furman 

  • College of Charleston at Presbyterian 

  • South Carolina St. at Winthrop 

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers came back in the fourth to defeat to the New Orleans Saints last night, 17-16. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. Both the Girls and Boys host Boiling Springs. The Girls game is set for 6:15 p.m. with the Boys game to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:10 p.m. 

 

12-5-22

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School basketball will be at Ewing. Tip-off is at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School Basketball will be at Blacksburg at 5 p.m. 

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Union County High School Boy’s Varsity basketball defeated Gaffney on Friday night, 57-55. After leading at halftime, Union County lost the lead in the 4th quarter. The Yellow Jackets came back with seconds to play to get the home win. The lady Jackets fell to Gaffney, 83-15. Both teams are back in action tomorrow when they host Boiling Springs. 

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Clemson and South Carolina football now know which bowl game they will be attending. The Tigers, coming off their win in the ACC championship on Saturday night, will take on Tennessee in the Orange Bowl. That game is set for December 30th. South Carolina will take on Notre Dame in the Gator Bowl. It is also set for December 30th. 

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Finals from around the NFL yesterday:

  • Steelers 19, Falcons 16

  • Packers 28, Bears 19

  • Vikings 27, Jets 22

  • Eagles 35, Titans 10

  • Commanders 20, Giants 20 (Tie)

  • Ravens 10, Broncos 9

  • Browns 27, Texans 14 

  • 49ers 33, Dolphins 17

  • Bengals 27, Chiefs 24

  • Cowboys 54, Colts 17

The New Orleans Saints will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tonight on Monday night football. 

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

 

12-2-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys Basketball will host Gaffney. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Varsity games here on WBCU. 

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Union County High School Wrestling pick up two victories on Wednesday night. The Yellow Jackets defeated Dutch Fork, 48-36. They were defeated by Blythewood, 48-36. The team will be at Broome High School tonight at 6 p.m. They will also be at Chester tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. 

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Clemson football will play in the ACC championship game tomorrow night in Charlotte. They will take on North Carolina. Kick-off is at 8 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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The Buffalo Bills defeated the New England Patriots last night in Thursday night football, 24-10. Games set for this Sunday include:

  • Steelers at Falcons 

  • Packers at Bears 

  • Jets at Vikings 

  • Jaguars at Lions 

  • Commanders at Giants 

  • Browns at Texans 

  • Dolphins at 49ers 

  • Chiefs at Bengals 

  • Colts at Cowboys 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. Both the Girls and Boys will host Gaffney. We will join the action after the Union Christmas parade. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. 

 

12-1-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys and Girls basketball will host Mid-Carolina. The Girls game is set for 6 p.m. with the Boys game to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have both here on WBCU. Sims Basketball will be at Ewing at 5 p.m. Jonesville Basketball Weill travel to Campobello at 5 p.m. 

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South Carolina Men’s Basketball fell last night at George Washington, 79-55. Chico Carter Jr. had 13 points for the Gamecocks in the loss. South Carolina will next be in action on Saturday when they face Georgetown. 

Other finals from local teams last night:

  • The Citadel 76, Charleston Southern 73

  • NC Wilmington 60, Coastal Carolina 58

Wofford will host Presbyterian tonight in Spartanburg. 

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The Clemson Lady Tigers take on Charleston Southern tonight. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. 

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The Buffalo Bills will take on the New England Patriots tonight on Thursday night football. Kick-off is at 8:15 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. Both the Girls and Boys host Mid-Carolina. The Girls game is set for 6 p.m. with the Boys game to follow around 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:55 p.m. 

 

11-30-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Wrestling will travel to Dutch Fork High School. The match is set for 6 p.m. 

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Both Union County High School Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball fell to Newberry last night. After leading at halftime, the Bulldogs came back to take the lead in the 4th from the Yellow Jackets in the Boys game. Union County was unable to get the lead back as they fell, 50-48. The Girls opened up the year with a loss, 53-38. Both teams return to action Thursday when they host Mid-Carolina. 

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Clemson Men’s Basketball won in the double overtime last night over Penn St., 101-94. Hunter Tyson had 24 points for the Tigers in the win. The Tigers begin ACC play on Friday when they host Wake Forest. 

Other finals from local teams:

  • Furman 65, Appalachian St. 61

  • College of Charleston 75, Old Dominion 60

  • South Carolina St. 73,  East Carolina 68,

  • Presbyterian 72, VMI 57

  • Winthrop 99, Toccoa Falls 52

South Carolina Men’s basketball return to action tonight. They are on the road as they face George Washington. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. tonight. We will have the game here on WBCU. Also in action tonight, USC Upstate host Columbia International. Coastal Carolina will play host to NC Wilmington at 7:30 p.m. 

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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 South Carolina Basketball. The Gamecocks travel to face George Washington. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 8:30 p.m. 

11-29-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, and JV Boys basketball will travel to Newberry. The JV Boys get the night started at 5 p.m. The Varsity Girls will follow around 6:15 p.m. with the Varsity Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have both Variety games here on WBCU. 

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Clemson Linebacker Jeremiah Trotter Jr. has been named ACC Linebacker of the Week for his performance in Clemson's loss to South Carolina on Saturday. Trotter's selection is Clemson's 12th weekly accolade of the season and gives the Tigers a total of 565 ACC weekly honors since 1968. Trotter received the same award earlier this year in Clemson’s win over Florida State.

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Clemson Men’s Basketball returns to action tonight. The Tigers take on Penn St. at 7 p.m. 

Other local teams in action tonight:

  • Furman at Appalachian State

  • Old Dominion at College of Charleston 

  • South Carolina St. at East Carolina 

  • VMI at PC

  • Toccoa Falls at Winthrop

#1 South Carolina take on another top 25 opponent tonight. The Lady Gamecocks host #15 UCLA at 7 p.m. 

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The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Indianapolis Colts last night, 24-17. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Girls and Boys will hit the road as they travel to face Newberry. The Girls get the night started at 6:15 p.m. with the Boys to follow around 7:45 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:10 p.m. 

 

 

11-28-22

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School Basketball will host McCracken at 5 p.m. 

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Following their upset win over Clemson, South Carolina moved back in the AP top 25. The Gamecocks are now ranked 20th this week. South Carolina ended a seven game streak by Clemson in the series. They also gave the Tigers their first loss at home in 40 games. Clemson will now get ready for the ACC championship in Charlotte this Saturday. 

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Furman won their first round game in the FCS playoffs on Saturday. They defeated Elon, 31-6. 

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NFL finals from yesterday:

  • Panthers 23, Broncos 10

  • Bengals 20, Titans 16

  • Jets 21, Bears 10

  • Commanders 19, Falcons 13

  • Jaguars 28, Ravens 27

  • Chargers 25, Cardinals 24

  • Chiefs 26, Rams 10

  • 49ers 13, Saints 0

  • Eagles 30, Packers 33

Monday night football will see the Steelers take on the Colts. 

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

 

11-23-22

Union County Boy’s Basketball lost in the championship game of the Rippy’s Tip-off classic to Greer, 62-49. Union County player Keyson Harden was named to the All Tournament Team. The Jackets will next be in action on Tuesday when they travel to Newberry. 

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Local college basketball games today:

-Coastal Carolina at Missouri 

-South Carolina St. at Wake Forest 

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

 

11-22-22

Union County Boy’s Basketball defeated Mid-Carolina High School last night, 61-44. They will take on Greer in the championship game tonight at the high school. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. 

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South Carolina quarterback Spencer Rattler was named the Walter Camp National FBS Offensive Player of the Week. Rattler led the Gamecocks to a win over #5 Tennessee on Saturday. He was also named the DI National Performer of the

Week as well as co-SEC Offensive Player of the Week.

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Clemson men’s basketball knocked off Loyola last night at Littlejohn, 72-41. 

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The San Francisco 49ers won on Monday night over the Arizona Cardinals, 38-10. 

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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 Union County Basketball. The Yellow Jackets take on Greer in the championship game of the Rippy’s Tip-off Classic. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. 

 

11-21-22

Union County Boy’s Basketball opened up the Rippy’s Tip-off Classic with a victory over Fountain Inn, 60-46. The Yellow Jackets will face Mid-Carolina tonight. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Sims will host the last day of the Allstate Tip-off. The Tigers are 1-1 so far in the tournament. Jonesville is 0-2 in the tournament. 

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Both #9 Clemson and South Carolina football picked up victories on Saturday. The Tigers won their final regular season ACC game over Miami, 40-10. South Carolina pulled the upset as they defeated #5 Tennessee, 63-38. Both teams face off with each other on Saturday. 

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South Carolina Men’s Basketball dropped all 3 games in the Charleston Classic. They fell to Furman yesterday to close out the tournament, 79-60. Clemson host Loyola tonight at 7 p.m. 

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#1 South Carolina came back to defeat #2 Stanford yesterday, 76-71. 

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Finals from around the NFL yesterday:

  • Ravens 13, Panthers 3

  • Bills 31, Browns 23

  • Falcons 27, Bears 24

  • Eagles 17, Colts 16

  • Saints 27, Rams 20

  • Commanders 23, Texans 10

  • Cowboys 40, Vikings 3

  • Chiefs 30, Chargers 27

Monday night football this evening will see the 49ers battles rivals, the Arizona Cardinals. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Yellow Jackets take on Mid-Carolina in round two of the Rippy’s Tip-off Classic. Tip-off is at 9 p.m. 

 

11-18-22 

Today is the start of the regular season for high school basketball. Union County Boy’s Basketball will open up the year hosting the Rippy’s Tip-off Classic. 8 teams from across the Upstate will participate in the event starting today. The Classic runs though Tuesday. Union County will take on Fountain Inn tonight at 7:30 p.m. Other matchups tonight include 

  • Woodruff vs Blacksburg 

  • Chesnee vs Mid-Carolina 

  • Newberry vs Greer

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Sims Middle School will host the Allstate Tip-off starting this afternoon. Both Sims and Jonesville will be participating in the tournament. Other teams involved include Clear Dot, Gable, Gaffney, Newberry, Sanders, and SCA.

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Both #9 Clemson and South Carolina are at home this weekend. The Tigers will host Miami. Kick-off from Memorial Stadium is at 3:30 p.m. South Carolina will host their final home game of the year. They welcome in #5 Tennessee. Kick-off is at 7 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU. 

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South Carolina Mens Basketball fell to Colorado State yesterday in the Charleston Classic, 85-53. They face Davidson today. Clemson host Bellarmine tonight at 7 p.m. 

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#1 South Carolina defeated Clemson last night, 85-31. The Lady Gamecocks prepare for their big game against #2 Stanford on Sunday. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Basketball. The Yellow Jackets open the year as they take on Fountain Inn at the Rippy’s Tip-off Classic. Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m. 

 

11-17-22

South Carolina Men’s Basketball return to action today. The Gamecocks will participate in the Charleston Classic starting this afternoon. In the first round of the event, the Gamecocks will face Colorado State. Tip-off from TD Arena is at 5 p.m. Two other in state schools are participating in the classic as well. Furman will take on Penn St. this morning at 11:30 p.m. The College of Charleston will take on Davidson at 7 p.m. South Carolina State hits the road tonight. They take on #4 Kentucky in Lexington. 

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#1 South Carolina and Clemson Women’s Basketball will meet up tonight. Both teams are undefeated as they do battle in Littlejohn Coliseum. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. 

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Week 11 of the NFL season begins tonight. The Tennessee Titans travel to Green Bay. Kick-off from Lambeau Field is at 8:15 p.m. on Amazon. 

 

11-16-22 

Union County High School football player Khristian Means has announced he will sign to play at Limestone University. Means played both Tight End and Defensive End for the Yellow Jackets. 

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The new college football playoff rankings have been released for week 12. The top four remained the same. Georgia still sits on top with Ohio State, Michigan, and TCU also in. Clemson was ranked 9th in the poll. 

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Clemson Men’s Basketball defeated USC Upstate last night, 81-70. The Tigers are next in action on Friday when they host Bellarmine. 

Other finals from local teams last night:

  • Citadel 109, Morris 66

  • #13 Auburn 89, Winthrop 66

Games on tap for tonight:

  • Charleston Southern at Tulane

  • Presbyterian at UAB

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

11-15-22

Union County High School Boys’ Basketball defeated Landrum in scrimmage action last night, 70-63. Union County will open up the season on Friday as they take on Fountain Inn in the first round of the Rippy’s Tip-off Classic.

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South Carolina and Clemson football now know what time they will face off against each other later this month. It was announced yesterday that the annual battle for the palmetto state contest will be at Noon in Clemson on November 26th. The game will be on ABC.

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Limestone football has made program history. The Saints have punched their tickets to the post season for the first time ever. They will be the 6 seed in the Super Region 2. They will travel to West Florida this weekend. The Saints went 8-3 this season and 7-2 in South Atlantic Conference action. The team went winless just last year.

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Clemson Men’s Basketball return to action tonight. The Tigers will host USC Upstate at 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 take on USC Upstate at Littlejohn Coliseum. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting  at 6:30 p.m.

 

11-14-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Boy’s Basketball will host Landrum for a scrimmage. Tip-off is at 6:15 p.m.

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#10 Clemson picked up a win in ACC play on Saturday as they defeated Louisville, 31-16. The Tigers also learned on Saturday who they will face in the ACC Championship in Charlotte in the coming weeks, the North Carolina Tar Heels. South Carolina football struggled on the road on Saturday. They lost to Florida, 38-6. South Carolina will return to home this weekend to face Tennessee.

Other finals for local college teams this past weekend:

  • Coastal Carolina 26, Southern Miss 23

  • Howard 28, South Carolina St. 14

  • Wofford 34, VMI 16

  • Furman 23, Mercer 13

  • Citadel 66, Virginia-Lynchburg 0

  • NC A&T 20, Charleston Southern 10

  • Limestone 45, Emory & Henry 27

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South Carolina Men’s Basketball defeated Clemson on the hard wood on Friday night, 60-58. Both teams are back in action this week. The Clemson Lady Tigers knocked off Richmond yesterday, 61-40. #1 South Carolina defeated #17 Maryland on Friday, 81-56.

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NFL finals from yesterday:

  • Buccaneers 21, Seahawks 16

  • Vikings 33, Bills 30 (OT)

  • Lions 31, Bears 30

  • Titans 17, Broncos 10

  • Chiefs 27, Jaguars 17

  • Dolphins 39, Browns 17

  • Steelers 20, Saints 10

  • Colts 25, Raiders 20

  • Packers 31, Cowboys 28 (OT)

  • Cardinals 27, Rams 17

  • 49ers 22, Chargers 16

Monday night football this evening will showcase the only undefeated team in the league, the Philadelphia Eagles. They will host NFC East rivals, the Washington Commanders.

 

11-11-22

Another great day for UCHS Athletics as three great young ladies signed to further their education and also continue to play softball at the college level. Senior Abby Benfield signed to play at USC Union, Senior Janiyah Glenn signed to play at Newberry College, and Kalli Petty signed to play at Wofford College.

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UCHS Wrestling will host an Inner Squad scrimmage tomorrow at the high school. The event gets underway at 10 a.m.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina football return to action tomorrow afternoon. #10 Clemson will host Louisville for ACC play. Kick-off is at 3:30 p.m. South Carolina hits the road and travels to Florida to take on the Gators. Kick-off from the swamp is at 4 p.m. We will have the South Carolina game here on WBCU tomorrow.

Other local colleges in action tomorrow:

  • Southern Miss at Coastal Carolina

  • South Carolina St. at Howard

  • Charleston Southern at NC A&T

  • VMI at Wofford

  • Furman at Mercer

  • Virginia-Lynchburg at Citadel

  • Emory & Henry at Limestone

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Clemson and South Carolina Men’s Basketball will meet tonight down in Columbia. Tip-off between the Tigers and Gamecocks is at 7 p.m. from Colonial Life Arena. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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The Carolina Panthers defeated the Atlanta Falcons last night in Charlotte to open up week ten of the NFL season, 25-15.

NFL games on tap for Sunday

  • Seahawks at Buccaneers

  • Vikings at Bills

  • Lions at Bears

  • Broncos at Titans

  • Browns at Dolphins

  • Saints at Steelers

  • Colts at Raiders

  • Cowboys at Packers

  • Cardinals at Rams

  • Chargers at 49ers

 

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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 and South Carolina Basketball. The Tigers and Gamecocks will faceoff down in Columbia. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:30 p.m.

11-10-22 

Union County High School Boy’s Basketball fell to Eastside in a scrimmage yesterday, 82-37. The Yellow Jackets will scrimmage Landrum on Monday. 

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USC Union Baseball will host the 1st Annual World Series and Alumni Game Fundraiser on Saturday, November 12th. They will have a 11am first pitch. The event will have hamburgers, hotdogs, Bantams merchandise, and a silent auction. The entry fee is $5. The event will be held at the park in Jonesville. 

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Finals from around local college basketball last night: 

  • Winthrop 78, Piedmont 65

Presbyterian College will face the Citadel tonight. In Women’s college basketball, Clemson will host Wofford. 

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Week 10 of the NFL season gets underway tonight. The Carolina Panthers will host the Atlanta Falcons in a NFC South matchup. Kick-off from Charlotte is at 8:15 p.m. 

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

 

11-9-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Boy’s Basketball will travel to Eastside High School for a scrimmage. Tip-off is at 6:15 p.m. 

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The college football playoff rankings were released last night. Georgia takes the top spot in the poll for this week. Ohio State was second with Michigan in third. TCU jumps into the top 4 as well this week. Tennessee and Oregon were fifth and sixth. Clemson dropped to tenth. 

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South Carolina basketball opened the season with a victory last night in Columbia. They defeated South Carolina St., 80-77. The Gamecocks were led by Hayden Brown with 21 points. South Carolina faces Clemson on Friday. Tonight Winthrop hosts Piedmont in Rock Hill. 

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

11-8-22

The new AP top 25 poll has been released. Georgia has returned to to the top spot after defeating Tennessee. Ohio State was second with Michigan moving into third. Undefeated TCU moved into the fourth spot. Tennessee, coming off their loss to Georgia, fell to fifth. Oregon, LSU, USC, UCLA, and Alabama round out the top ten. Clemson fell to twelfth after losing to Notre Dame. 

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The college basketball season began last night. Clemson opened up the season with a win over the Citadel, 80-69. Chase Hunter led the Tigers with 23 points. Clemson takes on South Carolina on Friday. The Gamecocks will open up the year tonight. They host South Carolina St. as they begin the Lamont Paris era in Columbia. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. 

Other finals from local colleges last night:

  • Wofford 120, Bob Jones 48

  • USC Upstate 90, Brevard 48

  • Penn St. 93, Winthrop 68

  • Presbyterian 76, Piedmont 42

  • Charleston Southern 83, Toccoa Falls 52

  • Furman 91, North Greenville 55

  • College of Charleston 85, Chattanooga 78

  • Samford 109, Anderson 85

  • Coastal Carolina 97, St. Mary’s 43

Both Clemson and #1 South Carolina women’s basketball began the year with wins yesterday. The Lady Tigers defeated Gardner-Webb, 81-54. The Lady Gamecocks began the hunt for another title with a victory over ETSU, 101-31. 

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The Baltimore Ravens defeated the New Orleans Saints on Monday night football, 27-13. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk starting 6:05 p.m. leading us to election coverage. 

 

11-7-22

#4 Clemson suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday night. The Tigers fell to Notre Dame, 35-14. Clemson host Louisville this weekend. South Carolina picked up road win over Vanderbilt Saturday night, 38-27. The Gamecocks will travel to Florida on Saturday. 

Other finals from local colleges this weekend:

  • Newberry 24, Wingate 15

  • Limestone 34, Barton 28

  • Delaware St. 27, South Carolina St. 24 (OT)

  • Dayton 52, Presbyterian 28

  • Western Carolina 36, Wofford 29

  • Chattanooga 31, Citadel 21

  • Charleston Southern 34, Robert Morris 21

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The college basketball season begins tonight. Clemson will open up the year at home as they host the Citadel. Tip-off from Littlejohn Coliseum is at 7 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

Other local teams in action on the Men’s side: 

  • Bob Jones at Wofford 

  • North Greenville at Furman 

  • Winthrop at Penn St.

  • Brevard at USC Upstate 

  • Toccoa Falls at Charleston Southern 

  • Piedmont at Presbyterian 

  • Chattanooga at Charleston 

Bother Clemson and South Carolina’s womens team will hit the court tonight as well.

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Finals from around the NFL yesterday:

  • Chargers 20, Falcons 17

  • Bengals 42, Panthers 21

  • Dolphins 35, Bears 32

  • Lions 15, Packers 9

  • Patriots 26, Colts 3

  • Jets 20, Bills 17

  • Vikings 20, Commanders 17

  • Jaguars 27, Raiders 20

  • Buccaneers 16, Rams 13

  • Chiefs 20, Titans 17 (OT)

Monday night football will see the Baltimore Ravens take on the New Orleans Saints. 

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Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup series title yesterday. Logano won at Phoenix over teammate Ryan Blaney and Ross Chastain. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. After Sports Talk, we will have Clemson Basketball. The Tigers open up the year as they host the Citadel. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 6:30 p.m. 

 

11-4-22

The South Carolina High School Football playoffs begin tonight across the state. Matchups tonight in the first round include:

  • Rock Hill at Gaffney 

  • Nation Ford at Spartanburg 

  • Dorman at Clover 

  • Byrnes at Hillcrest 

  • South Pointe at Greer

  • Emerald at Chapman 

  • Woodruff at Broome

  • St. Joseph’s at Whitmire 

  • Batesburg-Leesville at Newberry

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Both #4 Clemson and South Carolina football will hit the road for night games coming up tomorrow. The Tigers travel to Notre Dame. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. on NBC. South Carolina heads to Nashville to face SEC foe Vanderbilt. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. on SEC Network. We will have the South Carolina game here on WBCU. 

Other local colleges in action tomorrow:

  • Dayton at Presbyterian 

  • Delaware St. at South Carolina St.

  • Newberry at Wingate

  • Barton at Limestone 

  • Wofford at Western Carolina 

  • Chattanooga at Citadel

  • Robert Morris at Charleston Southern 

Last night Coastal Carolina defeated Appalachian State, 35-28. 

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Week 9 of the NFL season began last night with the Philadelphia Eagles staying undefeated as they defeated the Houston Texans, 29-17.

Games on tap for this Sunday:

  • Panthers at Bengals 

  • Chargers at Falcons 

  • Dolphins at Bears

  • Colts at Patriots 

  • Bills at Jets

  • Vikings at Commanders 

  • Raiders at Jaguars 

  • Rams at Buccaneers 

  • Titans at Chiefs

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Game six of the World Series is set for tomorrow night. The series heads back to Houston where the Astros lead the Phillies three games to two. 

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Ross Chastain, Chase Elliott, Joey Logano, and Christopher Bell will battle it out in Phoenix this weekend for the NASCAR Cup series title. The race is set for Sunday at 3 p.m. on NBC. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tomorrow we will have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour and South Carolina football. 

11-3-22

Both Clemson and South Carolina Men’s Basketball were in exhibition games last night as they get ready for the start of the season. Clemson defeated Benedict, 91-45. They will open the regular season on Monday when they host the Citadel. South Carolina defeated Mars Hill, 80-41. The Gamecocks will open the year against South Carolina St. next Tuesday.

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Game four of the World Series went to the Houston Astros last night, 5-0. Houston did not allow a hit. The Astros put all 5 runs up in the 5th as they would tie the series. Game five is tonight in Philadelphia. First pitch is at 8:03 p.m. on Fox

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Thursday night football tonight will see the undefeated Philadelphia Eagles take on the Houston Texans. Kick-off is at 8:15 p.m. on Amazon.

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One local college football team will be in action tonight. Coastal Carolina will host Appalachian St. tonight in Conway.

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

 

11-2-22

In the first college football playoffs top 25 poll released this season, the Clemson Tigers were ranked 4th. Clemson is the only undefeated ACC team. Tennessee was at the top of the poll. Ohio State was second with Georgia coming in third. Michigan was fifth with Alabama in sixth. 

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The Philadelphia Phillies took game three of the World Series last night, 7-0. The Phillies put up 5 home runs in the victory. They also take the lead in the series, 2-1. Game four is tonight from Philly. First pitch is at 8:03 p.m. on Fox. 

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The Atlanta Braves announced yesterday that SS Dansby Swanson had won his first Gold Glove. 

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

 

11-1-22

Jonesville Middle School football closed out the season on Thursday with a loss to Blacksburg, 18-10. The Wildcats finished the year at 2-5. 

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The new AP top 25 poll has Georgia remaining on top. Tennessee and Ohio State are tied at second place. Michigan is fourth. Clemson came in 5th place in the poll. Alabama, TCU, Oregon, USC, and UCLA round out the top ten. 

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Monday night football saw the Cleveland Browns defeat the Cincinnati Bengals on Halloween night, 32-13. 

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Game three of the World Series was postponed last night due to weather in the Philadelphia area. It will be made up tonight at 8:03 p.m. 

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

 

10-31-22

Union County High School Varsity football closed out the 2022 season on Friday with a loss to Woodruff, 42-23. After leading early, Union County lost the lead in the closing second of the 1st half. Woodruff would pull away with the lead in the second half. Union County will finish the season 2-7 and 0-4 in region play. 

Other finals from local high school games:

  • Chapman 32, Broome 6

  • Spartanburg 42, Dorman 41

  • Byrnes 30, Gaffney 21

  • Greer 49, Riverside 48

  • Daniel 42, Crescent 0

  • Clinton 37, Emerald 6

  • CA Johnson 34, Whitmire 6

The playoffs will begin next week across the state 

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#25 South Carolina was defeated by Missouri on Saturday down in Columbia, 23-10. South Carolina falls to 5-3 on the season. They will next play Vanderbilt on the road this Saturday. 

Other finals from local colleges this weekend:

  • Kennesaw St. 30, Charleston Southern 20

  • Morgan St. 41, South Carolina St. 14

  • Marist 37, Presbyterian 7

  • Coastal Carolina 24, Marshall 13

  • Wofford 48, ETSU 41

  • Furman 24, Chattanooga 20

  • Samford 38, Citadel 3

  • Limestone 42, Newberry 37

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NFL finals from Week 8:

  • Falcons 37, Panthers 34 (OT)

  • Cowboys 49, Bears 29

  • Saints 24, Raiders 0

  • Titans 17, Texans 10

  • Eagles 35, Steelers 13

  • Seahawks 27, Giants 13

  • 49ers 31, Rams 14

  • Commanders 17, Colts 16

  • Bills 27, Packers 17

Monday night football this evening features the Bengals taking on the Browns. 

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The 2022 World Series is tied after the first two games. The Philadelphia Phillies took game one on Friday. The Houston Astros dominated game two on Saturday. The series picks back up tonight in Philadelphia. First pitch is at 8:03 p.m. on Fox. 

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The NASCAR championship four are now set headed into the final race of the year next week. Christopher Bell won yesterday at Martinsville. Ross Chastain, Chase Elliott, and Joey Logano will join Bell as the fight for the title Sunday in Phoenix. 

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

10-28-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity football will travel to Woodruff for the final regular season game of the year. Kick-off from Woodruff High School is at 7:30 pm. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:30 p.m.

Other local teams in action tonight:

  • Whitmire at CA Johnson

  • Chapman at Broome

  • Emerald at Clinton

  • Spartanburg at Dorman

  • Gaffney at Byrnes

  • Newberry at Fairfield Central

  • Landrum at Blacksburg

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#25 South Carolina will look to punch their ticket to a bowl game this weekend as they host Missouri. Kick-off from Columbia is set for 4 p.m. tomorrow. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Other local colleges in action tomorrow:

  • East Tennessee State at Wofford

  • Chattanooga at Furman

  • Coastal Carolina at Marshall

  • Charleston Southern at Kennesaw St.

  • Samford at Citadel

  • South Carolina St. at Morgan St.

  • Presbyterian at Marist

  • Limestone at Newberry

  • Valdosta St. at North Greenville

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Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last night on Thursday night football, 27-22. Game set for Sunday include:

  • Panthers at Falcons

  • Broncos at Jaguars

  • Bears at Cowboys

  • Dolphins at Lions

  • Cardinals at Vikings

  • Raiders at Saints

  • Steelers at Eagles

  • Titans at Texans

  • Commanders at Colts

  • 49ers at Rams

  • Giants at Seahawks

  • Packers at Bills

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Game one of the World Series gets underway tonight. The Philadelphia Phillies take on the Houston Astros. First pitch from Houston is tonight at 8:03 p.m. Game two is set for tomorrow night also at 8:03 p.m. All games are on Fox.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets take on Woodruff in the final regular season game. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. from Woodruff. We will have pregame starting at 5:30 p.m. We will have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour and South Carolina football tomorrow.

 

10-27-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School JV football will host Woodruff. The game is set for 6:45 p.m. at the track field.

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A number of college football teams open week 9 tonight across the county. #24 NC State will host Virginia Tech in ACC play. #14 Utah travels to Washington St.

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Week 8 of the NFL season starts today. The Baltimore Ravens will travel to Tampa Bay to face Tom Brady and the Buccaneers. Kick-off is at 8:15 on Amazon.

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

 

10-26-22

USC Union Men’s Soccer defeated USC Sumter yesterday in playoff action. The Bantams won in a PK shootout, 4-2. They will face Richard Bland College on Friday in the Semifinal.

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University of South Carolina women’s basketball star Aliyah Boston was selected the to the 2023 AP Preseason All-American team. This is the 3rd time Boston has been selected to the team. Boston set records last year as a junior and helped the Gamecocks win the National Title. The Lady Gamecocks open the year on Monday, November 7th when they face East Tennessee State.

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

 

10-25-22

Union County High School Wrestling has released their schedule for the upcoming season. The Yellow Jackets will open the year with a Media Day Inner Squad scrimmage on November 12th. They will have meets in November, December, January, and February. They will also host events throughout the year.

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Union County High School Athletic Department has released information on Friday nights Varsity football game. Union County will travel to Woodruff for the final regular season game of the season. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased at the gate or online. There will be a clear bag policy as well as UCHS students will need to present their school ID to enter without a parent.

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

 

9-24-22

Union County High School Varsity football fell to Emerald on Friday night, 44-8. Union County, now 2-7 on the season and 0-3 on the season, will travel to Woodruff on Friday.

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Clemson and South Carolina picked up big wins on Saturday. The #5 Tigers knocked off #14 Syracuse 27-21. Clemson will be off next week. South Carolina defeated Texas A&M, 30-24. With the win, South Carolina now is ranked in the AP Poll. The Gamecocks came in #25. This is the first time they have been ranked since 2018. South Carolina host Missouri this weekend.

Other finals from local colleges this weekend:

  • Gardner-Webb 28, Charleston Southern 14

  • Furman 41, VMI 3

  • Citadel 34, Western Carolina 21

  • St. Thomas 46, Presbyterian 17

  • South Carolina St. 26, N.C Central 24

  • Newberry 38, Lenoir-Rhyne 24

  • Limestone 48, Catawba 23

  • North Greenville 34, West Alabama 33

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Finals from around the NFL on Week 7:

  • Panthers 21, Buccaneers 3

  • Bengals 35, Falcons 17

  • Titans 19, Colts 10

  • Cowboys 24, Lions 6

  • Commanders 23, Packers 21

  • Giants 23, Jaguars 17

  • Jets 16, Broncos 9

  • Raiders 38, Texas 20

  • Chiefs 44, 49ers 23

  • Dolphins 16, Steelers 10

Monday night football this evening will see the Bears take on the Patriots.

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The World Series is now set. The Philadelphia Phillies will take on the Houston Astros starting on Friday. Philadelphia defeated the San Diego Padres yesterday in game five of the NLCS, 4-3. The Astros swept the New York Yankees in four game to advance.

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

 

10-21-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County Varsity Football will travel to Emerald. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:30 p.m. with the Subway Pick’em show.

Union County High School JV football defeated Emerald last night, 13-12.

Union County High School Girls Tennis fell to Travelers Rest in the first round of the 3A playoffs.

Sims Football defeated Ewing, 36-0.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina football will host big matchups tomorrow. #5 Clemson will host #14 Syracuse for ACC play. Kick-off is at Noon. South Carolina will welcome in Texas A&M. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. We will have both games on WBCU.

Other local colleges in action tomorrow:

-Furman at VMI

-Citadel at Western Carolina

-Gardner-Webb at Charleston Southern

-St. Thomas at Presbyterian

-N.C. Central at South Carolina St.

-Limestone at Catawba

-Newberry at Lenoir-Rhyne

-North Greenville at West Alabama

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Thursday night football saw the Arizona Cardinals defeat the New Orleans Saints last night, 42-34.

Games set for Sunday:

-Buccaneers at Panthers

-Falcons at Bengals

-Lions at Cowboys

-Colts at Titans

-Packers at Commanders

-Giants at Jaguars

-Browns at Ravens

-Texans at Raiders

-Chiefs at 49ers

-Steelers at Dolphins

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets will travel to Emerald for region play. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 5:30 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow at 9 a.m.

10-20-21

Around the county in sports today, Union County Girls Tennis will travel to Travelers Rest for the first round of the 3A playoffs. Union County JV football will host Emerald at 6:45 p.m. Sims Football will host Ewing at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School football will travel to Chesnee at 5 p.m. 

 

Union County High School Volleyball was eliminated from the playoffs yesterday. The Lady Jackets fell to Broome, 3-1. 

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SEC mens basketball media day was held yesterday in Birmingham, Alabama. South Carolina has picked to finish last in the media poll. The Gamecocks will be in a rebuild mode as they start the season with first year head coach Lamont Paris. Kentucky was picked to win the SEC. 

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Week 7 of the NFL season begins tonight. The New Orleans Saints will take on the the Arizona Cardinals. Kick-off is at 8:15 p.m. 

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The San Diego Padres took game two of the NLCS yesterday over Philadelphia, 8-5. The series is now tied as it moves to Philadelphia this weekend. The ALCS began last night with the Houston Astros defeating the New York Yankees, 4-2. Game two of the series is tonight at 7:37 p.m.

 

10-19-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Volleyball will host Broome for the first round of the 3A playoffs. The match is set for 6 p.m. Tickets are $8 each and will be sold at the door. Only SCHSL Passes will be accepted for Playoffs. They will also have the clear bag policy in place.

 

Union County Girls Tennis will travel to Travelers Rest for the first round of the 3A playoffs. The match is set for tomorrow. 

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The ACC preseason basketball poll was released yesterday. North Carolina came in first place in the poll. The Tar Heels received 90 of the 101 first place votes. Clemson came in 11th place in the poll. PJ Hall was named to the preseason All-ACC team. Hall, a Dorman graduate, was named ACC most improved player last year. He is coming off surgery this off-season, but will be ready for the season. 

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The New York Yankees eliminated the Cleveland Guardians last night in game five of the ALDS, 5-1. The Yankees will face the Houston Astros in the ALCS starting tonight. The Philadelphia Phillies took game one of the NLCS last night. They defeated San Diego, 2-0. Game two of the series is this afternoon at 4:35 p.m.

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The NBA regular season started out strong last night. The Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia 76ers, 126-117. Out west, the Golden State Warriors began the quest for another title as the defeated the Lakers, 123-109. More teams get the season started tonight including the Charlotte Hornets. 

 

10-18-22

Union County High School Volleyball will host Broome for the first round of the playoffs tomorrow. The match is set for 6 p.m. Tickets are $8 each and will be sold at the door. Only SCHSL Passes will be accepted for Playoffs. They will also have the clear bag policy in place.

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Georgia remained on top of the new AP top 25 poll that has been released. Ohio State was in second place. Tennessee moved into third place after they defeated Alabama this weekend. Michigan was fourth. Clemson remains in the top five this week after their win at Florida State. Alabama moved down to sixth after the loss to Tennessee. Old Miss, TCU, UCLA, and Oregon round out the top ten. South Carolina did receive votes. 

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The Los Angeles Chargers defeated the Denver Broncos last night in overtime, 19-16. 

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The NBA season opens up tonight. The Philadelphia 76ers will take on Boston in the first game of the night. Out west, the Los Angeles Lakers face the Golden State Warriors. 

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

 

10-17-22

During a crazy day in college football that saw #6 Tennessee knock off #3 Alabama and TCU become the only undefeated Big 12 school, Clemson picked up a victory on the road at Florida State. The #5 Tigers defeated the Seminoles, 34-28. This is the 7th straight win for Clemson over Florida State. Clemson remains undefeated. They will return home this weekend to face another top 25 matchup, #18 Syracuse. 

 

Other finals from local colleges this weekend:

-Wofford 31, Citadel 16

-Furman 47, Western Carolina 40

-South Carolina St. 36, Virginia-Lynchburg 0

-Old Dominion 49, Coastal Carolina 21

-San Diego 28, Presbyterian 3

-Charleston Southern 24, Bryant 23

-Wingate 28, Limestone 21

-Newberry 34, Catawba 27

-West Georgia 38, North Greenville 35

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NFL finals from yesterday in week 6:

  • Falcons 28, 49ers 14

  • Patriots 38, Browns 15

  • Jets 27, Packers 10

  • Vikings 24, Dolphins 16

  • Giants 24, Ravens 20

  • Steelers 20, Buccaneers 18

  • Rams 24, Panthers 10

  • Bills 24, Chiefs 20

  • Eagles 26, Cowboys 17

Monday night football this evening will have the Denver Broncos take on AFC West foe, the Los Angels Chargers on ESPN. 

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The Atlanta Braves season came to a close on Saturday. Atlanta dropped game four of the NLDS to the Philadelphia Phillies, 8-3. Philadelphia will move on the face San Diego. They defeated the Dodgers this weekend. The Cleveland Guardians and New York Yankees will meet tonight for game five of the ALDS. Winner will take on Astros in the ALCS.

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

10-14-22

As a reminder, Union County High School varsity football will not be in action tonight. The Jackets will take on Emerald next week. Even though the Jackets are not in action, a number of other teams are in action tonight around the upstate. They include:

  • Byrnes at Dorman

  • Gaffney at Boiling Springs

  • Daniel at Seneca

  • Landrum at Abbeville

  • Woodruff at Clinton

  • Chester at Emerald

  • Chapman at Travelers Rest

  • Chesnee at Blacksburg

  • Whitmire at Williston-Elko

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#4 Clemson hits the road again tomorrow. The Tigers will travel to face ACC foe Florida St. Kick-off tomorrow night is at 7:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Other instate teams in action tomorrow:

  • Old Dominion at Coastal Carolina

  • Citadel at Wofford

  • Western Carolina at Furman

  • Charleston Southern at Bryant

  • Presbyterian at San Diego

  • Virginia-Lynchburg at South Carolina St.

  • Newberry at Catawba

  • West Georgia at North Greenville

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The Washington Commanders defeated the Chicago Bears last night, 12-7. Games on tap around the NFL on Sunday:

  • 49ers at Falcons

  • Patriots at Browns

  • Jets at Packers

  • Jaguars at Colts

  • Vikings at Dolphins

  • Buccaneers at Steelers

  • Ravens at Giants

  • Panthers at Rams

  • Bills at Chiefs

  • Cowboys at Eagles

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The Atlanta Braves will face the Philadelphia Phillies in game three of the NLDS today. The series moves to Citizens Bank Park up in Philadelphia. First pitch is at 4:37 p.m. Spencer Strider will be on the mound for Atlanta. We will have the game here on WBCU. Game four of the series is also set for tomorrow at 2:07 p.m.

Other finals from around the MLB playoffs yesterday:

  • Astros 4, Mariners 2 (Astros lead the series 2-0)

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta takes on Philadelphia in game three of the NLDS. First pitch from Philadelphia is at 4:37 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 3:22 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour and Clemson football tomorrow.

 

10-13-22

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School football will be at Woodruff at 5 p.m. Jonesville will take on Landrum at 5 p.m.

Sims Middle School Volleyball were eliminated from the playoffs yesterday. The Lady Tigers lost to High Point in three straight sets.

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The Atlanta Braves shutout the Philadelphia Phillies last night to take game two of the NLDS, 3-0. Atlanta picked up all 3 runs in the 6th inning. With the series now tied at one a piece, Atlanta and Philadelphia will be off today. They will pick the series back up tomorrow in Philadelphia.

Other finals from around the MLB playoffs yesterday:

  • Padres 5, Dodgers 3 (Series is now tied)

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Week 6 of the NFL season is set to begin tonight. Thursday Night Football will see the Washington Commanders take on the Chicago Bears. Kick-off is at 8:15 p.m.

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

 

10-12-22

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School Volleyball will play at High Point in the first round of the playoffs. The game is at 4:30 p.m.

Union County High School Volleyball defeated Woodruff. With the victory, Union County goes undefeated in region play. This is the first time Union County has done this in team history. Union County will get ready for the playoffs coming up next week.

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The Atlanta Braves lost game one of the NLDS yesterday to the Philadelphia Phillies, 7-6. Atlanta fell behind early. The Braves had a late push, putting up 3 runs in the 9th, but it would not be enough. Atlanta and Philadelphia will meet again today. First pitch is at 4:35 p.m. Kyle Wright will take the mound for Atlanta. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Other finals from around the MLB playoffs yesterday:

  • Astros 8, Mariners 7

  • Yankees 4, Guardians 1

  • Dodgers 5, Padres 3

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta will take on Philadelphia in game two of the NLDS. First pitch is at 4:35 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 3:20 p.m.

 

10-11-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Volleyball will host Woodruff. The Varsity game is at 7 p.m. Union County Girls tennis will also host Woodruff.

Sims Middle School Volleyball defeated Clifdale yesterday, 3-1. The Lady Tigers will be a 8 seed in the playoffs which start tomorrow at High Point.

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The Atlanta Braves begin the 2022 playoffs today in the NLDS. Atlanta will host fellow NL East rival, the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch today is at 1:07 p.m. from Truist Park. We will have the game here on WBCU.

Other games on tap today:

  • Mariners at Astros

  • Guardians at Yankees

  • Padres at Dodgers

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The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Raiders last night, 30-29.

The Carolina Panthers announced yesterday they have fired head coach Matt Rule Rhule. Rhule has spent the last two season with the Panthers. He went 11-27 as head coach. The Panthers are currently 1-4 on the season and have struggled on offense under Rhule. Owner David Tepper named Steve Wilks interim head coach.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta will take on the Philadelphia Phillies in the game on of the NLDS. First pitch from Truist Park is at 1:07 p.m. We will join the game after the noon report. We will also have sports talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

 

10-10-22

Around the county in sports, Sims Middle Volleyball will host Clifdale at 4:30 p.m.

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On Friday night, Union County High School Varsity football feel to Chester, 33-14. After a slow start, the Jackets scored two touchdowns in the second half. Union County will have a bye week this week. The return to action on October 21st when they travel to Emerald.

Other finals from around the Upstate on Friday night:

  • Woodruff 35, Emerald 28

  • Greer 55, Eastside 7

  • Gaffney 26, Spartanburg 20 (OT)

  • Byrnes 30, Boiling Springs 7

  • Dorman 30, Mauldin 12

  • TL Hanna 48, JL Mann 42 (OT)

  • Riverside 17, Laurens 7

  • Whitmire 30, McBee 24

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Both Clemson and South Carolina picked up road wins on Saturday night. #4 Clemson rolled past Boston College, 31-3. The undefeated Tigers take on Florida State. South Carolina defeated #13 Kentucky, 24-14. This is the first road victory for South Carolina in over a year. It is also the first win over a top-25 team since 2020. South Carolina is off next week.

Other finals from local colleges this weekend:

  • Coastal Carolina 28, LA Monroe 21

  • Campbell 34, Charleston Southern 28

  • Florida A&M 20, South Carolina St. 14

  • Samford 28, Wofford 14

  • Furman 21, Citadel 10

  • Valparaiso 41, Presbyterian 21

  • Newberry 42, Barton 21

  • Delta State 47, North Greenville 14

  • Lenoir-Rhyne 51, Limestone 30

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NFL finals from yesterday:

  • Giants 27, Packers 22

  • Vikings 29, Bears 22

  • Patriots 29, Lions 0

  • Saints 39, Seahawks 32

  • Buccaneers 21, Falcons 15

  • Titans 21, Commanders 17

  • Cowboys 22, Rams 10

  • Eagles 20, Cardinals 17

  • 49ers 37, Panther 15

  • Ravens 19, Bengals 17

Monday Night Football will have the Chiefs take on the Raiders tonight

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The MLB wild card series are now finished. Finals from this weekend:

  • Guardians over the Rays, 2-0

  • Mariners over the Blue Jays, 2-0

  • Phillies over the Cardinals, 2-0

  • Padres over the Mets, 2-1

The Atlanta Braves will return to action tomorrow against the Phillies.

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

 

10-7-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School football will host Chester for homecoming. Kick-off from Union County Stadium is at 7:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU with pregame starting at 5:30 p.m.

Other local high school football games around the upstate tonight:

  • Mcbee at Whitmire

  • Newberry at Mid-Carolina

  • Blue Ridge at Broome

  • Riverside at Laurens

  • Boiling Springs at Byrnes

  • Spartanburg at Gaffney

  • Emerald at Woodruff

  • York at Catawba Ridge

  • Greer at Eastside

  • Dorman at Mauldin

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Union County High School Volleyball defeated Emerald last night to win the Region 4-3A title. The Yellow Jackets will look to go undefeated in region play on Tuesday.

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Both Clemson and South Carolina football are on the road this weekend. #4 Clemson heads to Boston College. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. South Carolina will look to pull the upset when they take on #13 Kentucky. Kick-off from Lexington is at 7:30 p.m. We will have the South Carolina game here on WBCU.

Other local colleges in action tomorrow:

  • Coastal Carolina at LA Monroe

  • Charleston Southern at Campbell

  • Valparaiso at Presbyterian

  • Florida A&M at South Carolina St.

  • Wofford at Samford

  • Furman at Citadel

  • Delta State at North Greenville

  • Limestone at Lenior-Rhyne

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Thursday night football last night saw the Indianapolis Colts defeat the Denver Broncos, 12-9 in overtime.

Games on tap for Sunday:

  • Giants Vs Packers in London

  • Steelers at Bills

  • Bears at Vikings

  • Lions at Patriots

  • Seahawks at Saints

  • Falcons at Buccaneers

  • Titans at Commanders

  • Cowboys at Rams

  • 49ers at Panthers

  • Bengals at Ravens

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The MLB wild card games get underway today. Games on tap include:

  • Rays at Guardians

  • Phillies at Cardinals

  • Mariners at Blue Jays

  • Padres at Mets

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Today on WBCU, Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets host Chester for region play. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:30 p.m. with the Subway Pick’em show. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. as well as South Carolina football.

 

 10-6-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County Volleyball will host Emerald. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow at 7 p.m. Union County Girls Tennis will host Emerald this evening as well. Union County High School Football will travel to Chester. USC Union Volleyball will host USC Salkehatchie in a doubleheader. Game one is at 3 p.m. with game two to follow.

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Week 5 of the NFL schedule gets underway tonight. The Indianapolis Colts will travel to Denver to face the Broncos. Kick-off is at 8:15 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves finished the regular season yesterday with a loss to Miami, 12-9. Atlanta will now gear up for the post season. Atlanta will next be in action on the 11th when they will take on either Philadelphia or St. Louis.

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

10-5-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Girl’s Tennis will host Whitmire. 

 

Finals from around the county:

-USC Union Volleyball defeated Columbia College last night in three straight sets

-Sims Middle School Volleyball lost to High Point on Monday in three straight sets 

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For the 5th straight year, the Atlanta Braves are the NL East champions. Atlanta took the title last night as they defeated Miami, 2-1. Atlanta got on the board in the 2nd inning off a single from Ronald Acuna Jr. They would add to the lead in the 5th as Travis d’Arnaud would score the winning run. Atlanta and Miami will finish the series this afternoon down in Miami. It will be a 4:10 p.m. from South Beach. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta will take on the  Miami Marlins in the final game of the regular season. First pitch is at 4:10 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 2:55 p.m. 

 

10-4-22

Clemson football did not move in the new AP Top 25 poll for this week. The Tigers stayed in fifth place in the poll. Clemson defeated #10 NC State on Saturday. Alabama returned to the top after their win over #20 Arkansas. Georgia moved down to second after struggling on the road at Missouri. Ohio State is third with Michigan in fourth. 

 

Clemson also learned the time of their matchup with Florida State. The game will be played on October 15th at 7:30 p.m. That will be the third straight night game for the Tigers. 

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The Atlanta Braves lost to the Miami Marlins last night, 4-0. Miami took the lead early. Bryan De La Cruz hit a two run homer for Miami in the 3rd. Atlanta and Miami will meet again tonight. First pitch is at 6:40 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Monday night football saw the San Francisco 49ers defeat the Los Angeles Rams, 24-9. Former South Carolina and Chapman player Deebo Samuel had a 57 yard touchdown catch in the 2nd quarter in the win for the 49ers. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta will face the Miami Marlins again today. First pitch is at 6:40 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:25 p.m. 

 

10-3-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV volleyball will host SCA. Union County High School Tennis will host Newberry. 

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Clemson football stayed undefeated on Saturday. #5 Tigers defeated #10 NC State, 30-20. Quarterback DJ Uiagalelei had 209 yards passing with one touchdown. Clemson will travel to Boston College this weekend. 

Other finals from local colleges this weekend: 

-Coastal Carolina 34, Georgia Southern 30

-Appalachian State 49, Citadel 0

-Morehead St 14, PC 10

-Mercer 42, Wofford 7

-Samford 34, Furman 27

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NFL scores from yesterday:

-Cardinals 26, Panthers 16

-Vikings 28, Saints 25

-Falcons 23, Browns 20

-Cowboys 25, Commanders 10

-Eagles 29, Jaguars 21 

-Titans 24, Colts 17

-Bills 23, Ravens 20

-Packers 27, Patriots 24

-Chiefs 41, Buccaneers 31

The Los Angeles Rams will take on the San Francisco 49ers tonight on Monday night football. 

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The Atlanta Braves swept the New York Mets at Truist Park this weekend. Atlanta took the Friday game, 5-2. They won on Saturday, 4-2. They closed the series with a victory last night, 5-3. Atlanta now leads the NL East by two games going into the final regular season series today. The Braves travel to Miami to take on the Marlins. First pitch tonight is at 6:40 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Chase Elliott won the YellaWood 500 yesterday at Talladega Superspeedway. Ryan Blaney finished second. Michael McDowell, Ross Chastain, and Denny Hamlin round out the top 5. The series heads to Charlotte this weekend. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta hits the road as they take on the Miami Marlins. First pitch is at 6:40 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:25 p.m. 

 

9-30-22

Union County High School Varsity football was defeated by Clinton last night, 61-7. Union County, now 2-4 on the season and 0-1 in region play, will host Chester next week. 

Other finals from high school football last night:

-Landrum 28, Chesnee 0

-Clover 25, Nation Ford 7

-Broome 30, Travelers Rest 21

-Chapman 42, Carolina 0

-Emerald 27, Eastside 14

-Powdersville 47, BHP 32

-Dorman 52, Boiling Springs 14

-Spartanburg 36, Byrnes 23

-Laurens 20, Greer 17

-Chester 41, Woodruff 34

-Whitmire 48, Great Falls 30

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South Carolina football defeated South Carolina State last night, 50-10. The Gamecocks started slow before putting up 4 touchdowns in the 2nd half. South Carolina will travel to #7 Kentucky next week. 

 

#5 Clemson will host #10 NC State tomorrow. College Gameday will be in town for the top ten battle. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m.  we will have the game here on WBCU. 

 

Other local colleges in action tomorrow:

-Mercer at Wofford 

-Georgia Southern at Coastal Carolina 

-Samford at Furman 

-Citadel at Appalachian State 

-PC at Morehead St

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Week 4 of the NFL started last night. Thursday Night Football saw the Cincinnati Bengals defeat the Miami Dolphins, 27-15. 

NFL games on tap for Sunday:

-Vikings and Saints play in London

-Browns at Falcons

-Commanders at Cowboys 

-Titans at Colts

-Bears at Giants 

-Jaguars at Eagles

-Bills at Ravens 

-Cardinals at Panthers 

-Chiefs at Buccaneers 

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The Atlanta Braves return to action tonight as they host the New York Mets for a huge series. First pitch is tonight at 7:20 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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NASCAR heads to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend. The Yellawood 500 is set for Sunday at 2 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta will host NL East rival, the New York Mets, for the final home series of the regular season. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 6:05 p.m. 

 

9-29-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County Varsity football will take on Clinton. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. from Union County Stadium. We will have pregame coverage at 5:30 p.m. 

 

Other local high school games tonight:

-Whitmire at Great Falls

-Byrnes at Spartanburg 

-Woodruff at Chester

-Dorman at Boiling Springs 

-Laurens at Greer 

-Broome at Travelers Rest

-Indian Land at York 

-BHP at Powdersville 

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Finals from yesterday:

-Union County High School JV football fell to Clinton last night. 

-Sims football dropped their first conference game to Clifdale, 48-32

-Sims Volleyball dropped their match to Chesnee in straight sets. They Lady Tigers also fell to Mabry on Monday in straight sets as well. 

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South Carolina football takes the field tonight. The Gamecocks take on FCS South Carolina State. Kick-off is at 7 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves fell to the Washington Nationals last night, 3-2. Atlanta is off tonight before coming home to host a big series with the New York Mets. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets host Clinton to start region play. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 5:30 p.m. with the Subway pick’em show. 

 

9-28-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County JV football will travel to Clinton at 6 p.m. Jonesville and Sims Middle School Football will both be in action. UC Volleyball will be at Chester. Sims Volleyball will host Chesnee at 4:30 p.m.

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The University of South Carolina has announced that Saturdays game between the Gamecocks and South Carolina State has been moved. The game will now take place tomorrow night in Columbia. This is due to the threat of weather from Hurricane Ian. Kick-off is at 7 p.m. 

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The Atlanta Braves won again last night as they defeated the Washington Nationals, 8-2. Ronald Acuna Jr. homered twice for Atlanta. Orlando Arcia also homered in the 5th inning. Atlanta and Washington will meet again tonight from Washington. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta faces the Washington Nationals again this evening. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 5:50 p.m.

 

9-27-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Volleyball will travel to Clinton. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow at 7 p.m. Union County High School Girls Tennis is travel to Clinton as well tonight. 

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Due to the projected weather conditions for this Friday, the UC Varsity football game set for this week has been moved. The Yellow Jackets will host Clinton at Union County Stadium now on Thursday. Kick-off is still set for 7:30 p.m. 

Other games that have been moved:

* Jonesville and Sims Middle School Football games have been moved to Wednesday 9-28-2022

*JV Football at Clinton will be played Wednesday 9-28-2022 at 6:00

*UC Volleyball at Chester has been moved to Wednesday 9-28-2022

*Girls Tennis at Chester has been cancelled for now, and will be rescheduled. 

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A former Union County High School football player has received praise for his performance this weekend. Termaine Epps was named Special Teams Player of the Week by North Greenville. Epps helped the Crusaders defeat Findlay on Saturday, 34-27. 

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The Dallas Cowboys defeated the New York Giants on Monday night, 23-16. 

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The Atlanta Braves shutout the Washington Nationals last night, 8-0. Game two of the series is tonight. First pitch is at 7:05. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta does battle with NL East foe, the Washington Nationals. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 5:50 p.m.

 

9-26-22

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle School Volleyball will travel to Mabry at 4:30 p.m. 

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Union County High School Varsity football fell to Chapman on Friday, 31-6. Union County, now 2-3 on the season, will start region play next week when they host Clinton. 

 

Other finals from local high school teams from Friday:

-Broome 27, Woodruff 20

-Clover 26, Boiling Springs 0

-Westside 38, Greer 13

-Gaffney 35, Fort Dorchester 31

-Dorman 39, River Bluff 23

-Spartanburg 35, Mauldin 3

-Clinton 54, South Aiken 28

-Whitmire 22, Carolina 14

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Both Clemson and South Carolina picked up wins on Saturday. The #5 Tigers won in overtime at #21 Wake Forest, 51-45. South Carolina picked up the home victory over Charlotte, 56-20. Clemson host #10 N.C. State next week. South Carolina will welcome in South Carolina State. 

 

Other finals from in state colleges:

-Kennesaw State 24, Wofford 22

-Furman 24, Charleston Southern 19

-NC A&T 44, South Carolina St. 27

-Davidson 56, Presbyterian 24

-Newberry 32, Erskine 14

-North Greenville 34, Findlay 27

-Limestone 27, UVA Wise 13

 

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NFL finals from yesterday:

-Panthers 22, Saints 14

-Bears 23, Texans 20

-Colts 20, Chiefs 17

-Ravens 37, Patriots 26

-Eagles 24, Commanders 8

-Rams 20, Cardinals 12

-Packers 14, Buccaneers 12

-Falcons 27, Seahawks 23

-Broncos 11, 49ers 10

Monday night football will see the Dallas Cowboys take on rivals, the New York Giants. 

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The Atlanta Braves took the series from the Philadelphia Phillies this weekend on the road. Atlanta will start another series today with an NL East foe. The Braves travel to Washington DC to face the Nationals. First pitch is 7:05 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta takes on the Washington Nationals. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 5:50 p.m.

9-23-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High Varsity football will host Chapman. Kick-off from Union County Stadium is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:30 with the Subway Pick’em show. 

 

Other local high school football games on tap for tonight:

  • Carolina at Whitmire 

  • Fort Dorchester at Gaffney 

  • Broome at Woodruff

  • River Bluff at Dorman 

  • Mauldin at Spartanburg 

  • Landrum at Blue Ridge 

  • Crescent at Emerald 

  • South Aiken at Clinton 

  • TL Hanna at Laurens

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Union County JV football lost to Chapman last night. Sims football fell to Woodruff, 16-14. Jonesville Middle defeated Landrum 30-6. 

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#5 Clemson hits the road this weekend. The Tigers will take on #21 Wake Forest. Kick-off is at Noon. South Carolina will be at home as they gear up to host Charlotte. That game is at 7:30 p.m. We will have both games here on WBCU tomorrow. 

 

Other local colleges in action tomorrow:

-Wofford at Kennesaw St 

-Furman at Charleston Southern 

-South Carolina St at North Carolina A&T

-Davidson at Presbyterian

-Erskine at Newberry 

-Findlay at North Greenville 

-UVA Wise at Limestone 

 

Coastal Carolina defeated Georgia State last night, 41-24

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Week 3 of the NFL schedule got underway last night. The Cleveland Browns defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers, 29-17

Games set for Sunday include: 

-Saints at Panthers 

-Texans at Bears 

-Bills at Dolphins 

-Ravens at Patriots 

-Falcons at Seahawks 

-Eagles at Commanders 

 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Football. The Yellow Jackets host the Chapman Panthers in a 3A matchup. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame starting with the Subway Pick’em show at 5:30 p.m. 

 

9-22-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County JV football will travel to Chapman. Sims Middle School football will host Woodruff at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School football will take on Landrum at 5 p.m. 

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Week 4 of the college football season starts tonight. Match-ups include:

  • Coastal Carolina at Georgia State 

  • West Virginia at Virginia Tech

  • Chattanooga at Illinois

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The Atlanta Braves finished their series with the Washington Nationals yesterday with a loss, 3-2. Atlanta starts a series today with another NL East foe, the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch from Citizens Bank Park is at 7:15 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Week 3 of the NFL season gets underway today. The Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Cleveland to face the Browns. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta takes on the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch is at 7:15 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 5:50 p.m. 

9-21-22

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle and Jonesville Middle Volleyball face off at Sims. The game is set for 4:30 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves picked up another victory over the Washington Nationals last night, 3-2. Atlanta had homeruns from both Travis d’Arnaud and Dansby Swanson. Atlanta and Washington finish their series this afternoon. It will be a 12:20 p.m. first pitch. We will have the game here on WBCU after the Noon Report.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta finishes their series with foe, the Washington Nationals. First pitch is at 12:20. We will join the game after the Noon Report.

 

9-20-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Volleyball will travel to Emerald. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7 p.m. Union County High School Girls Tennis will travel to Emerald this evening as well.

Sims Middle School Volleyball lost to Blacksburg Middle last night, 3-0.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals last night, 5-2. Atlanta led the game off with a homerun from Austin Riley. They would add to their lead in the 4th, putting up 3 more runs. Atlanta and Washington will meet again tonight at Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Finals from around the NFL yesterday:

-Bills 41, Titans 7

-Eagles 24, Vikings 7

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta takes on the Washington Nationals at Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame coverage at 6:05 p.m.

9-19-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County Girl’s Tennis will travel to Broome. Sims Middle School Volleyball will travel to Blacksburg at 4:30 p.m.

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Union County High School Varsity fell to Laurens on Friday night, 44-14. The Jackets, now 2-2 on the season, will host Chapman this Friday.

Other finals from local high school football from this past Friday:

  • Dorman 37, Clover 23

  • Gaffney 28, Northwestern 7

  • Broome 39, Berea 7

  • Woodruff 49, Chesnee 24

  • BHP 35, Emerald 6

  • Clinton 49, Chapman 19

  • Byrnes 42, Wren 7

  • Easley 36, Woodmont 17

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#5 Clemson moved to 3-0 on the season Saturday night as they defeated Louisiana Tech, 48-20. South Carolina struggled against #1 Georgia as they fell in Columbia, 48-7. Clemson travels to Wake Forest this Saturday at Noon. South Carolina will host Charlotte.

Other finals from local college teams:

  • Virginia Tech 27, Wofford 7

  • Coastal Carolina 38, Buffalo 26

  • Western Carolina 77, Presbyterian 21

  • Mercer 17, Citadel 0

  • Furman 27, ETSU 14

  • Newberry 26, Emory and Henry 23

  • North Greenville 41, Mississippi College 19

  • Limestone 40, Carson-Newman 37 (2OT)

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Notable finals from NFL games yesterday

  • Giants 19, Panthers 16

  • Jets 31, Browns 30

  • Lions 36, Commanders 27

  • Buccaneers 20, Saints 10

  • Patriots 17, Steelers 14

  • Rams 31, Falcons 27

  • Cowboys 20, Bengals 17

  • Cardinals 29, Raiders 23 (OT)

  • Packers 27, Bears 10

Monday night football this evening will showcase two games. The Titans travel to Buffalo to face the Bills. The Vikings will take on the Eagles.

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The Atlanta Braves swept the Philadelphia Phillies this weekend down at Truist Park. Atlanta won on Friday, 7-2. They added wins on Saturday and Sunday. The Braves will host another NL East foe today. The Washington Nationals come to town for a 3-game series. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta hosts the Washington Nationals to Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame coverage at 6:05 p.m.

9-16-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity football will travel to Laurens. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:30 p.m.

Other local high school football on tap for tonight:

  • Dorman at Clover

  • Gaffney at Northwestern

  • Broome at Berea

  • Woodruff at Chesnee

  • Emerald at BHP

  • Chester at Catawba Ridge

  • Clinton at Chapman

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Both #5 Clemson and South Carolina football are at home tomorrow. The Tigers take on Louisiana Tech. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. South Carolina will host SEC East rival, #1 Georgia. It is a Noon kick-off from Columbia.

Other local college teams in action tomorrow:

  • Wofford at Virginia Tech

  • Buffalo at Coastal Carolina

  • Presbyterian at Western Carolina

  • Citadel at Mercer

  • Furman at ETSU

  • Newberry at Emory and Henry

  • North Greenville at Mississippi College

  • Limestone at Carson-Newman

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The Kanasas City Chiefs defeated the Los Angeles Chargers last night in Thursday night football, 27-24

Notable NFL games on Sunday

  • Panthers at Giants

  • Jets at Browns

  • Commanders at Lions

  • Buccaneers at Saints

  • Patriots at Steelers

  • Falcons at Rams

  • Bengals at Cowboys

  • Cardinals at Raiders

  • Bears at Packers

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The Atlanta Braves return to action tonight at Truist Park. Atlanta will host NL East foes, the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch tonight is at 7:20 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets travel to Laurens. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting with the Subway pick’em show at 5:30 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. followed by South Carolina football.

9-15-22

Around the county in sports today, Sims Middle and Jonesville Middle School football will take on each other at Union County Stadium. Kick-off is at 5 p.m. Following that game, Union County High School JV will take on the Laurens High School JV at Union County Stadium. Union County High School Girls Tennis will take on SCA.

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The Atlanta Braves lost to the San Francisco Giants yesterday, 4-1. Atlanta will be off today before returning home to face Philadelphia tomorrow.

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Week 2 of the NFL season begins tonight. The Los Angeles Chargers face the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night football.

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

 

9-14-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Volleyball will host Newberry. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow at 7 p.m. Sims Volleyball will travel to Ewing at 4:30 p.m.

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Union County High School Cheerleading will have Cheering with the Jackets again this year. It will be held Friday, September 30th when Union County plays Clinton. It is for ages 3-12 and cost $25. Girls will learn cheers, play games with the cheerleaders, and receive a t-shirt. At half time, the girls will go onto the field and cheer with the cheerleaders.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the San Francisco Giants last night, 5-1. The series comes to a close today. First pitch is this afternoon at 3:45 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta closes their series with San Francisco. First pitch is at 3:45 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 2:30 p.m.

 

9-13-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity and JV Volleyball will host Chester. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow at 7 p.m. Union County Girls Tennis will host Chester.

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The new AP 25 college football poll for week 2 has been released. Clemson remains at 5th place in the poll. Georgia took over the top spot with Alabama falling to second. Ohio State is 3rd with Michigan in 4th.

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The Atlanta Braves lost to the San Francisco Giants last night, 3-2. Game two of the series is tonight. First pitch is at 9:45 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta takes on San Francisco. First pitch is at 9:45 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 8:30 p.m.

9-12-22

Union County High School football defeated Broome on Friday night, 32-27. The Yellow Jackets jumped out to a 20-0 lead in the 2nd quarter. Broome made a run late in the contest, but the Jackets were able to hold on and get the victory. Union County, now 2-1, will travel to Laurens this Friday.

Other high school football finals from Friday

  • Whitmire 34, Eau Claire 24

  • Clinton 49, Aiken 13

  • BHP 34, Woodruff 27

  • Chapman 24, Laurens 21 (OT)

  • Byrnes 23, Greer 14

  • Mallard Creek 20, Gaffney 13

  • Greenville 70, Mauldin 7

  • Hillcrest 48, Boiling Springs 0

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#5 Clemson football defeated Furman on Saturday afternoon in their home opener, 35-12. The Tigers were led by Will Shipley with 2 touchdowns. South Carolina fell on the road at #16 Arkansas, 44-30. After a slow start, the gamecocks put up 21 points in the second half. Clemson will host Louisiana Tech this weekend while the Gamecocks host #1 Georgia.

Other finals from this weekend

  • Presbyterian 21, Virginia-Lynchburg 13

  • #18 NC St. 55, Charleston Southern 3

  • Citadel 20, ETSU 17

  • Coastal Carolina 31, Gardner-Webb 27

  • Elon 26, Wofford 0

  • Newberry 29, North Greenville 22

  • #23 Wake Forest 45, Vanderbilt 25

  • #3 Ohio St. 45, Arkansas St. 12

  • #24 Tennessee 34, #17 Pittsburgh 27 (OT)

  • Appalachian St. 17, #6 Texas A&M 14

  • #2 Georgia 33, Samford 0

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The Atlanta Braves dropped two out of three from the Seattle Mariners this weekend. Atlanta will continue their road trip tonight. They travel back to the bay to face the San Francisco Giants. First pitch is at 9:45 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Bubba Wallace won his second career Cup series race yesterday at Kansas. His team owner Denny Hamlin finished second. Christopher Bell, Alex Bowman, and Martin Truex Jr. round out the top five. The series travels to Bristol this weekend.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta starts a series at San Francisco. First pitch is at 9:45 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 8:30 p.m.

 

9-9-22

Around the county in sports, Union County football will travel to Broome. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. Pregame coverage will start at 5:30 p.m. with the Subway pick’em show.

Other games around the area this evening:

  • Whitmire at Eau Claire

  • Chapman at Laurens

  • Greer at Byrnes

  • Mallard Creek at Gaffney

  • Clinton at Aiken

  • BHP at Woodruff

  • South Pointe at Chester

  • Clover at York

  • Lewisville at Blacksburg

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Union County High School Volleyball opened up region play with a victory at home over Clinton last night.

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Clemson and South Carolina football return to action tomorrow. The Tigers will have their home opener as they welcome in Furman. Kick-off from #5 Clemson is at 3:30 p.m. The Gamecocks will be on the road tomorrow. They will take on #16 Arkansas. Kick-off is at Noon. We will have both games here on WBCU.

Clemson University Board of Trustees Compensation Committee announced yesterday that they had extended head coach Dabo Swinney’s contract. It is now through the 2031 season. Swinney will now have an average salary of $11.5 million per year on his new deal.

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Other college football games this weekend:

  • Elon at Wofford

  • Charleston Southern at #18 NC State

  • Virginia-Lynchburg at Presbyterian

  • Samford at #2 Georgia

  • East Tennessee State at Citadel

  • Gardner-Webb at Coastal Carolina

  • #1 Alabama at Texas

  • #24 Tennessee at #17 Pittsburgh

  • Appalachian St. at #6 Texas A&M

  • #20 Kentucky at #12 Florida

  • Newberry at North Greenville

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The Atlanta Braves’ west coast trip continues today. Atlanta will start a 3-game series with the Seattle Mariners. First pitch tonight is at 9:40 p.m.

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NASCAR heads to Kansas this weekend. The Hollywood Casino 400 is set for Sunday at 3 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets travel to Broome. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:30 p.m. We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.

9-8-22

Around the county in sports, Union County JV football will Broome at 6 p.m. Union County Girls Tennis will host Clinton. Union County High School JV and Varsity Volleyball will host Clinton. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow around 7 p.m. Sims Football will travel to Clifdale at 5 p.m. Jonesville Middle School football will travel to face Spartanburg Christian. The game is at the Upward Center in Spartanburg at 5 p.m. USC Union Volleyball will host Caldwell CC at 6 p.m. USC Union Men’s Soccer will take on Denmark Technical College at 2 p.m.

Sims Volleyball lost last night to Campobello-Gramling Middle School in straight sets, 3-0.

USC Union Volleyball lost to SMC, 3-1

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Oakland A’s yesterday in the bay, 7-3. After Oakland took the lead early, Atlanta fought back with homers from rookie Vaughn Grissom and Dansby Swanson. Atlanta would add to their lead in the 7th with 4 more runs. Atlanta will be off today. They travel to Seattle tomorrow night.

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The NFL regular season kicks off tonight. The Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills at SoFi Stadium. Kick-off is at 8:20 p.m. on NBC.

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

9-7-22

Around the county in sports, Union County Girls Tennis will travel to Whitmire. Sims Volleyball will travel to Campobello at 4:30 p.m. USC Union Volleyball will host SMC at 6 p.m.

Sims Volleyball lost last night to Woodruff Middle School, 3-0.

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Pro Wrestling Union will return this weekend. They will present the Parade of Champions: 2nd Annual Ray Bit Barber Memorial Showcase. The event is this Saturday at 115 Thomas St. General admission is $10. Kids 12 and under get in free. Doors open at 6 p.m. with Bell time at 7 p.m.

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The new AP college football poll was released yesterday. Alabama came out of top. Georgia was second with Ohio State third. Michigan was fourth. Clemson moved to fifth after their win over Georgia Tech. The rest of the top ten were Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Baylor, and USC.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Oakland A’s last night, 10-9. The final game of the series is today. Spencer Strider will take the mound for Atlanta. First pitch is at 3:37 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta takes on Oakland again this afternoon. First pitch is at 3:37 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 2:20 p.m.

 

9-6-22

Around the county in sports today, USC Union Men’s soccer will travel to SMC at 6 p.m.

Finals from around high school football from this past Friday night.

  • York 70, Union County 49

  • Mid-Carolina 42, Whitmire 19

  • Gaffney 14, Hammond 7

  • Spartanburg 34, Broome 3

  • Boiling Springs 28, Chapman 27

  • Clinton 34, Newberry 20

  • Byrnes 56, Greenville 26

  • JL Mann 21, Woodruff 3

  • Dorman 49, Greenwood 14

  • Greer 56, Blue Ridge 20

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Clemson football defeated Georgia Tech last night, 41-10. After a slow start by both team, the Tigers got on the board in the 2nd quarter off a 1yd rush by Will Shipley. The Tigers will host Furman this Saturday.

South Carolina football opened up the season on Saturday night with a victory over Georgia State, 35-14. The team will travel to Arkansas this weekend.

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The Atlanta Braves kick-off a quick two game series with the Oakland A’s tonight. First pitch from Oakland-Alameda is at 9:40 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 take on Oakland from the bay. First pitch is at 9:40 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 8:25 p.m.

9-2-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School varsity football will host York. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. from Union County Stadium. We will have the game here on WBCU with pregame coverage starting around 5:30 p.m.

Other high school games around the Upstate tonight:

  • Mid-Carolina at Whitmire

  • Spartanburg at Broome

  • Boiling Springs at Chapman

  • Clinton at Newberry

  • Laurens at BHP

  • Chester at Fairfield Central

  • Greenville at Byrnes

  • JL Mann at Woodruff

  • Greenwood at Dorman

  • Blue Ridge at Greer

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South Carolina football will start their 2022 season tomorrow down in Columbia. The Gamecocks will host Georgia State.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets host York at Union County Stadium. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame converge starting with the Subway Pick’em show at 5:30 p.m. We will have a recap of the game tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. on the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour.

9-1-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Volleyball will host Gaffney. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow at 7 p.m. Union County High School JV football will travel to York at 7 p.m.

Sims Middle School football came back to defeat Carver in Jamboree action last night. Trailing 14-0, the Tigers came back to get the victory.

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It is the start of the college football season for a number of teams tonight. Games taking place tonight include:

  • West Virginia at #17 Pittsburgh

  • Ball St. at Tennessee

  • Central Michigan at #12 Oklahoma State

  • VMI at #22 Wake Forest

  • Louisiana Tech at Missouri

  • New Mexico St. at Minnesota

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The Atlanta Braves took game two of their series with the Colorado Rockies last night, 3-2. The Braves took the lead early on. Austin Riley and Ronald Acuna Jr. both homered for Atlanta in the victory. Atlanta and Colorado finish the series tonight. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Spencer Strider takes the mound for Atlanta. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta finishes their series with the Colorado Rockies from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:05 p.m.

 

8-31-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Volleyball will travel to Newberry. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow at 7 p.m. Union County High School Girls Tennis will host Gaffney. Jonesville and Sims Middle School football will play in a Jamboree at Spartanburg High School. Jonesville will take on McCracken at 5 p.m. Sims will battle Carver at 7:15 p.m.

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Clemson football release their depth chart on Tuesday. The Tigers will start true freshman Blake Miller at right tackle. They will also have 2021 right tackle stater Walker Parks at right guard. The Tigers kick-off the year on Monday when they take on Georgia Tech.

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The Atlanta Braves dropped game one last night of their home series with the Colorado Rockies, 3-2. Atlanta led early on, putting up runs in the 2nd and 3rd inning. Colorado would respond, tying the game in the 4th. They would then take the lead in the 5th off a CJ Cron ground out. Atlanta and Colorado meet again this evening at Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Kyle Wright will take the mound for Atlanta. Ryan Feltner takes the mound for Colorado. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta takes on the Colorado Rockies again from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:05 p.m.

8-30-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Volleyball will travel to Spartanburg Christian Academy. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow at 7 p.m. USC Union Volleyball picked up a win last night over Denmark Technical College in 3 sets. They move to 2-6 on the season.

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South Carolina football added to their recruiting class yesterday. The Gamecocks added 4-star EDGE prospect Desmond Umeozulu from Maryland. He is the 10th fourth star recruit in the class of 2023. With the addition, South Carolina also released their depth chart ahead of the season opener Saturday night against Georgia State. Transfer Quarterback Spencer Rattler is set to make his debut.

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The Atlanta Braves return home tonight. Atlanta will host the Colorado Rockies this evening at Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Max Fried will take the mound for Atlanta. Jose Urena takes the mound for Colorado. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta starts a home stand as they host the Colorado Rockies. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:05 p.m.

8-29-22

Union County High School Varsity football had their game with Gaffney cancelled due to weather on Friday night. The game will not be made up as well. The Yellow Jackets and Indians did get underway and played the first ten minutes of the game. Union County scored on their opening drive. Gaffney would respond with a touchdown on their opening drive as well. The Jackets had the ball when the game was called. Union County will look ahead as they host York this Friday.

 

Other local finals from matchups across the Upstate on Friday night include:

-Whitmire 41, SCA 24

-Mauldin 20, Boiling Springs 7

-Daniel 55, Easley 7

-York 33, Nation Ford 20

-Dorman 42, North Augusta 28

-Hillcrest 62, Greer 14

-Broome 54, Chesnee 28

-Chester 22, Fort Mill 17

-Clinton 55, Laurens 28

-Woodruff 31, Fountain Inn 0

-Dutch Fork 27, Spartanburg 25

-Byrnes 54, Chapman 7

-Landrum 34, Berea 3

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Union County High School Girl’s Tennis will travel to Newberry tonight. USC Union Men’s Soccer lost to USC Salkehatchie Saturday afternoon, 4-2. USC Union Volleyball lost twice on Saturday. They host Denmark Technical College tonight at 6 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves dropped their weekend series to the St. Louis Cardinals this weekend. Atlanta opened the series with a victory on Friday, 11-4. The Cardinals won on Saturday, 6-5. They closed out the series yesterday winning, 6-3. Atlanta will be off today and return to action tomorrow at home. They host the Colorado Rockies.

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The final week of the NFL preseason is now over. Finals from this past weekend include:

-Carolina Panthers 21, Buffalo Bills 0 (Union County native Shi Smith had 3 catches for 32 yards including a 19-yard touchdown catch in the 2nd quarter.

-New Orleans Saints 27, Los Angeles Chargers 10

-Atlanta Falcons 28, Jacksonville Jaguars 12

-Baltimore Ravens 17, Washington Commanders 15

-Chicago Bears 21, Cleveland Browns 20

-New York Jets 31, New York Giants 27

-Denver Broncos 23, Minnesota Vikings 13

-Dallas Cowboys 27, Seattle Seahawks 26

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Austin Dillion won the Coke Zero Sugar 400 yesterday from Daytona International Speedway. The race was moved from Saturday night to Sunday morning due to the weather. The race was red flagged for several hours after rain moved in with 21 laps to go. With the victory, Dillion locked himself into the playoffs and eliminated Martin Truex Jr. Ryan Blaney picked up the last playoff spot. The playoffs get underway next week at Darlington.

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

8-26-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Varsity football will take on Gaffney in their home opener. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. from Union County Stadium. We will have the game here on WBCU.

The Union County JV football team lost 33-0 last night in Gaffney.

Other local matchups across the Upstate tonight include

-Whitmire at SCA

-Mauldin at Boiling Springs

-Daniel at Easley

-Nation Ford at York

-Dorman at North Augusta

-Hillcrest at Greer

-Broome at Chesnee

-Chester at Fort Mill

-Laurens at Clinton

-Woodruff at Fountain Inn

-Dutch Fork at Spartanburg

-Chapman at Byrnes

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USC Union Volleyball lost to USC Lancaster last night, 3-1. USC Union Men’s Soccer take on USC Salkehatchie tomorrow at 4 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves return to action tonight. Atlanta heads to St. Louis to kick-off a 3-game series with the Cardinals. First pitch tonight is at 8:15 p.m. They will also play tomorrow night as well as Sunday night. We will have both games here on WBCU.

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The final week of the NFL preseason started last night. The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Green Bay Packers, 17-10. Houston shutout the 49ers, 17-0. Other matchups this weekend include:

-Buffalo Bills at Carolina Panthers.

-Los Angeles Chargers at New Orleans Saints

-Jacksonville Jaguars at Atlanta Falcons

-Washington Commanders at Baltimore Ravens

 

 

Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School Football. The Jackets host the defending 5A state football champions, the Gaffney Indians in their home opener. Kick-off is set for 7:30 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting with the Subway Pick’em show at 5:30 p.m. Make sure to tune in the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. for a recap of tonight’s game.

8-25-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Girls Tennis will host Broome.

USC Union Volleyball lost to Johnson and Whales last night, 3-1. They host USC Lancaster tonight.

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The Atlanta Braves kept on rolling yesterday as they finished their series with the Pittsburgh Pirates with a victory, 14-2. Atlanta put up 2 runs in the second inning. They added 5 more in the 4th and 7 runs in the 8th. Atlanta, now 78-48, are one and a half games back of the New York Mets in the NL East. Atlanta is off today. They will start a series in St. Louis tomorrow.

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The final week of the NFL preseason gets underway tonight. The Green Bay Packers take on the Kansas City Chiefs at 8 p.m. The San Francisco 49ers will head to Houston to face the Texans at 8:15 p.m.

 

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

 

8-24-22

Around the county in sports today, USC Union Volleyball will have their home opener. They will host Johnson and Whales at 6 p.m.

USC Union Men’s Soccer fell to Bob Jones University yesterday 1-0 in scrimmage action.

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Union County High School Girls and Boys Soccer will have a fundraiser this weekend. Both teams will be doing a car wash Saturday, August 27th. It will be from 9 a.m. to Noon at Union County Stadium. Proceeds will go towards helping raise money for new soccer goals.

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The Union County Family YMCA is still going sign-ups for fall soccer. The last day is August 31st. If you are interested, you can sign up at the YMCA.

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The Atlanta Braves kept their win streak alive last night as they defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-1. Atlanta’s offense exploded in the 5th, bring in 5 runs. That included a homer from Travis d’Arnaud. Atlanta and Pittsburgh will finish the series this afternoon from PNC Park.  First pitch is at 12:35 p.m.  We will have the game here on WBCU after the noon report.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. The Braves finish their series with the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon. First pitch is at 12:35 p.m. We will join the game after the noon report. We will also have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m.

8-23-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Girls Tennis will host Byrnes. Union County High School Volleyball will travel to Gaffney. The JV game is at 5:30 p.m. with the Varsity game to follow at 7 p.m. USC Union Men’s Soccer will take on Bob Jones University at 2 p.m.

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The Atlanta Braves began their series with the Pittsburgh Pirates with a victory last night, 2-1. Atlanta scored the two runs in the 5th, as rookie Michael Harris II hit a two-run homer. Atlanta and Pittsburgh will meet again tonight from PNC Park.  First pitch tonight is at 7:05 p.m. Max Fried takes the mound for Atlanta. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Week two of the NFL preseason came to a close last night. The New York Jets defeated the Atlanta Falcons, 24-16. The Carolina Panthers announced yesterday that QB Baker Mayfield was named the starting quarterback for the upcoming season. Mayfield will face his former team in week one of the regular season, the Cleveland Browns.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. The Braves continue their series with the Pittsburgh Pirates. First pitch is at 7:05. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:50 p.m.

8-22-22 

Union County High School football defeated Newberry on Friday to open up the season, 30-14. The Jackets trailed early before Quarterback Ben Black connected with Wide Receiver MJ Porter in a 93yd touchdown. The Jackets added another touchdown in the closing seconds of the first half as Black found Will Turner on a 22yd touchdown. Running Back Cam Owens added two rushing touchdowns in the second half. The Jackets defense held Newberry scoreless in the second half. Union County will host Gaffney this Friday. 

 

Other finals from Friday across the Upstate:

-Woodruff 13, Chapman 7 (OT)

-Byrnes 62, Brookland-Cayce 7

-Lancaster 24, Chester 16

-South Pointe 47, Gaffney 26

-Northwestern 89, Rock Hill 13

-Clinton 55, Batesburg-Leesville 20

-Daniel 51, Greer 21

-Dorman 53, Greenville 28

-TL Hanna 43, Boiling Springs 0

-Whitmire 16, Ware Shoals 6

 

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The Atlanta Braves won their rematch series of last years World Series with the Houston Astros this weekend. Atlanta won on Friday night, 6-2. They also won Saturday, 5-4. Houston took the final game of the series on Sunday, 5-4. Atlanta, now 75-48, sit 4 games back of the New York Mets in the NL East. The Braves hit the road today to travel to Pittsburgh. First pitch tonight is at 7:05 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Kyle Larson won the Go Bowling at the Glen yesterday at Watkins Glen. AJ Allmendinger finished second. Joey Logano, Chase Elliott, and Daniel Suarez round out the top five. The final race of the regular season is this weekend at Daytona. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta starts a 3-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates. First pitch is 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 5:50 p.m.

 

8-19-22

Union County High School Varsity football opens up the 2022 season tonight. The Yellow Jackets travel to Newberry to face the Bulldogs. Kick-off is at 8 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU with pregame coverage starting with the Subway Pick‘em show at 5:30 p.m. 

 

Other local games here on this week zero of the high school season 

-Whitmire @ Ware Shoals

-BOILING SPRINGS @ TL HANNA

-Chesnee @ BLUE RIDGE

-Rock Hill @ NORTHWESTERN

-POWDERSVILLE @ Broome

-Gaffney @ South Pointe

-GREENVILLE @ Dorman

-Greer @ Daniel

-BATESBURG-LEES. @ CLINTON

-Woodruff @ Chapman

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A former Clemson baseball coach is become a gamecock again. South Carolina baseball announced yesterday they are hiring former Clemson head coach Monte Lee. Lee was the head coach at Clemson from 2016 until earlier this year. He won over 240 games leading the Tigers. Lee was a assistant coach for the Gamecocks from 2003 to 2008. He replaces Chad Caillet, who stepped down due to personal reasons

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The Atlanta Braves finished their finished their series with the New York Mets with a victory last night, 3-2. Atlanta led early putting up runs in the 2nd. New York tied the game in the 5th. The Braves scored the winning run in the 7th off a Michael Harris II double. Atlanta will gear up for a big series this weekend. The Houston Astros will come to town in a rematch of the World Series from last year. 

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NASCAR heads to Watkins Glen this weekend for road course racing. The Go Bowling at the Glen is set for Sunday at 3 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School football. The Yellow Jackets take on Newberry to open up the season. Kick-off is at 8 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:30 with the Subway Pick’em show. Also join us in the morning for the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour at 9 a.m. 

 

8-18-22

The Union County High School Athletic Department has announced pricing for all fall sports. Varsity football games cost $7. All other fall sports cost $5. Ticket prices for any playoff games will be higher. 

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The Atlanta Braves win streak came to a close last night as the Mets won, 9-7. New York ran away with the game early with runs in the first and second innings. Atlanta found runs late, adding 4 in the 7th, but it was not enough. Atlanta and New York will close out the series tonight. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Max Fried is on the mound for Atlanta. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Week two of the NFL preseason opens up tonight. The Chicago Bears take on the Seattle Seahawks. Kick-off is at 8 p.m. on NBC. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta finishes their 4-game series with the New York Mets. First pitch is 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m

8-17-22

With the season about to start, the Union County youth football association will have their final sign ups this week. They will be from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m  at the Timken Sports Complex. They will host the draft for both tackle groups coming up on Saturday at Union County High School. 

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The UCHS Bass Anglers will have a meeting  7 p.m. Thursday night August 18th at the UCHS library. This will be the first meeting to tell everyone about the upcoming season and get paperwork to each student angler. Anyone interested in fishing with the team this upcoming season must attend. Any questions, contact Jason Lemons at 864-251-2455. In addition, they need boat owners that would consider being a captain for a team this year. The season begins in September. They have several anglers that will need a boat. If interested, contact Jason Lemons at 864-251-2455. 

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The Atlanta Braves kept their win streak alive as they defeated the Mets again last night, 5-0. Atlanta had home runs from Robbie Grossman and Matt Olson. Atlanta will take on New York again tonight. 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 looks to kept their win streak alive as they face the New York Mets. First pitch is 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m

8-16-22

The Preseason AP top 25 poll was released yesterday. The results were:

1. Alabama (54)

2. Ohio St (6)

3. Georgia (3)

4. Clemson 

5. ND

6. Texas A&M

7. Utah

8. Michigan 

9. Oklahoma 

10. Baylor

11. Oregon

12. Oklahoma St

13. NC State

14. USC

15. Michigan St

16. Miami

17 Pitt

18. Wisconsin 

19. Arkansas 

20. Kentucky 

21. Ole Miss

22. Wake Forest 

23. Cincinnati 

24. Houston

25. BYU

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The Atlanta Braves rolled past the New York Mets last night, 13-1. Atlanta started out strong three runs in the 2nd, including home runs from William Contreras and Eddie Rosario. Atlanta then exploded with 8 runs in the 6th inning. Atlanta and New York continues the series today. First pitch is 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 continues their 4 game series with the New York Mets. First pitch is 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

 

8-15-22

Union County High School football fell in their jamboree on Saturday morning. The team lost to Greer, 35-6. The team will open the season on Friday at Newberry. Kick-off is at 8 a.m. 

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The Atlanta Braves swept the Miami Marlins this weekend down in Florida. Atlanta won on Friday night, 4-3. They then took the doubleheader on Saturday, 5-2 and 6-2. Atlanta closed out the series with a victory yesterday, 3-1. The Braves, now 70-46, have won 6 straight games. They return home tonight to host the New York Mets. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will pregame starting around 6:05 p.m. 

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Preseason week one NFL finals from this weekend:

-Falcons 27, Lions 23

-49ers 28, Packers 21

-Bears 19, Chiefs 14

-Jets 24, Eagles 21

-Bills 27, Colts 24 

-Texans 17, Saints 13

-Rams 29, Chargers 22

-Panthers 23, Commanders 21 (Union County native Shi Smith had 2 catches for 34 yard for the Panthers)

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Kevin Harvick won his second straight race yesterday as he took the victory at Richmond Raceway. Christopher Bell finished second. Chris Buescher, Denny Hamlin, and Chase Elliott round out the top five. The series heads to Watkins Glen this weekend. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta kicks off a 4 game series with the New York Mets. First pitch is 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting at 6:05 p.m.

 

8-12-22

Union County High School football will be in jamboree action tomorrow morning. The team will play in the Centurion Classic at Broome High School. They will take on Greer at 9 a.m. Admission is $10. 

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Union County youth football association will have sign ups tomorrow morning. They will be from 10 a.m. until noon at the Union County Stadium. This will be the last weekend sign up date. 

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The Atlanta Braves return to action tonight. Atlanta heads down to Miami to take on the Marlins. First pitch tonight is 6:40 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. We will also have the rest of their series this weekend as well. 

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Week one of the NFL preseason is underway. The New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots last night, 23-21. The Baltimore Ravens also defeated the Tennessee Titans, 23-10. The Atlanta Falcons will take on the Detroit Lions tonight at 6 p.m. The Carolina Panthers will battle the Washington Commanders tomorrow at 1 p.m.

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NASCAR heads to Richmond Raceway for the second time this year Sunday. The Federated Auto Parts 400 is set for Sunday afternoon. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta kicks off a 4-game series with the division rivals, the Miami Marlins. First pitch is at 6:40 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:25 p.m. Also make sure to tune into the Ashley Turner State Farm sports hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. 

 

8-11-22

We will have the 15th annual WBCU and Holcombe Funeral Home pep rally today. We will introduce the fall 2022 Union County High School athletic teams. We will have t-shirts while supplies last. We will also have hot dogs, chips, and drinks while supplies last. The event is from 5 until 8 p.m.

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The Upstate Lady Wolfpack sports organization will be having a hot dog and car wash fundraiser this Saturday. The event will be at the Stadium from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. 

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The Atlanta Braves kept on rolling last night as they defeated Boston, 8-4. Atlanta started out strong with an early 3-run homer from Marcell Ozuna. The Braves added more runs in the 7th. Rookie Vaughn Grizzom, in his first ever major league start hit a 2-run homer. Atlanta, now 66-46, will be off today. They travel to Miami tomorrow. 

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Preseason week one of the NFL gets underway tonight. The New York Giants travel to New England at 7 p.m. Tennessee will take on Baltimore at 7:30 p.m

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

 

8-10-22

You still have time to purchase your Union County High School season tickets. Reserve tickets, reserved parking, and booster club memberships are now available. Reserve tickets cost $40, reserved parking cost $60, and booster club memberships cost $25. For more information, you can call Vicki Cobb McCully.

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The Atlanta Braves won in extra innings last night over the Boston Red Sox, 9-7. After the Red Sox came back to tie the game in 8th, Atlanta was able to win the game in the 11th. Austin Riley singled to left to bring in two runs and give Atlanta the win. The series continues tonight. It will be a 7:10 first pitch from Fenway Park. Kyle Wright takes the mound for Atlanta. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta takes on the Boston Red Sox at historic Fenway Park. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:55 p.m.

8-9-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County football will host Indian Land for a scrimmage. It is at 6 p.m. on the track field. 

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With the college football season around the corner, the preseason USA Today Top 25 coaches poll was released yesterday. Alabama was number one on the poll. Ohio State came in second. Georgia, Clemson, and Notre Dame round out the top five. The Tide also led the way in first place votes as well. They had 64. Georgia had 6 as well. 

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The Atlanta Braves return to action tonight. Atlanta will travel to Fenway Park to take on the Boston Red Sox. Charlie Morton will take the mound for Atlanta. First pitch is at 7:10 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 quick 2-game series with the Boston Red Sox. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:55 p.m. 

8-8-22

The Upstate Wolfpack Sports Organization is now offering signups for Fall baseball and softball. It is for ages 4-18. They will be located at the Timken Sports Complex today, Wednesday, and Friday for signups. The hours are 10 am until 2 pm. They will also be at the Recreation Department those same days from 4 pm to 6 pm. 

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The Atlanta Braves struggled this weekend up in New York. Atlanta dropped 4 of 5 games to the Mets. Atlanta won on Friday night game, 9-6. The Mets took the double header on Saturday. They also won yesterday, 5-2. Atlanta, now 64-46 on the season, now trail the Mets by six and a half games in the NL East. The Braves are off today before heading to Boston tomorrow. 

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Kevin Harvick won the FireKeepers Casino 400 yesterday from Michigan International Speedway. This is Harvick’s first win in two years and punches his ticket for the playoffs. Bubba Wallace finished second. Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano, and Ryan Blaney round out the top 5. With 3 races left before the playoffs start, the series heads to Richmond next weekend. 

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

 

8-5-22

With the season right around the corner, both Clemson and South Carolina football will start their first practice this morning.

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The Atlanta Braves lost last night to the New York Mets to open their 5 game series, 6-4. The series will continue today. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. from Citi Field. We will have the game here on WBCU. the Braves and Mets will play a doubleheader tomorrow and finished the series Sunday. 

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NASCAR heads to Michigan International Speedway this weekend. The FireKeepers Casino 400 is set for Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. The Braves continue their big series with the New York Mets. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:55 p.m. We will also have the rest of the series this weekend as well. Also make sure to tune into the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 am. 

 

8-4-22

Around the county in sports today, Union County High School Football will travel to Northwestern High School for a scrimmage. It is at 10 a.m.

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The Atlanta Braves dropped their final game of the quick 2 game series with the Philadelphia Phillies yesterday afternoon, 3-1. Atlanta started out strong, taking the lead in the 5th off a homer from Orlando Arcia. Philadelphia would come back to take the lead and hold it in the 8th. Atlanta will now hit the road for the next week and a half. The first stop is in New York. The Braves open up a big 5 game series with the Nee York Mets starting tonight. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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The first NFL preseason game is set for tonight. The Jacksonville Jaguars will take on the Las Vegas Raiders in the Hall of Fame game from Canton, Ohio. Kick-off is at 8 p.m. on NBC. 

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

 

8-3-22

You can now sign your children up for fall soccer at the Union County YMCA. Registration is open all this month until August 31st. It is for children ages 4-13. The cost is $55 for members. It is $65 for nonmembers. For more information, call 864-427-0669. 

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It was a busy day for the Atlanta Braves yesterday. Atlanta traded for Detroit Tigers outfielder Robbie Grossman. The Braves also added to the pitching staff as well. Atlanta then beat the Philadelphia Phillies to open up their quick 2 game series, 13-1. Atlanta came alive early, including 6 runs in the 5th inning. Atlanta will finish their series with the Phillies this afternoon. First pitch is at 12:20 p.m. Charlie Morton takes the mound for Atlanta. We will have the game after the noon report. 

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One NFL player with local ties signed a new contract extension yesterday. Arizona Cardinals Left Tackle D.J. Humphries agreed to a 3 year extension worth $66.8 million. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta finishes their series with the Philadelphia Phillies from Truist Park. First pitch is this afternoon at 12:20. We will join the game after the noon report. We will also have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

 

8-2-22

You still have time to purchase your Union County High School season tickets. Reserve tickets, reserved parking, and booster club memberships are now available. Reserve tickets cost $40, reserved parking cost $60, and booster club memberships cost $25. For more information, you can call Vicki Cobb McCully. The team will be in action on Thursday. They will scrimmage Northwestern in the morning at 10 a.m. 

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While the Atlanta Braves were not in action yesterday, they did make news off the field. Atlanta signed All-Star 3B Austin Riley to a 10-year, $212 million contract. Atlanta also hit the trade block. They sent pitcher Will Smith to Houston for pitcher Jake Odorizzi. The Braves return to action tonight. They will host rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch from Truist Park is at 7:20 p.m. Spencer Strider takes the mound for Atlanta. 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 quick two game series with rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 6:05 p.m

 

8-1-22

South Carolina football learned of two commits for the class of 2023. Both players are planing to stay instate as well. They are Sumter High School defensive end Monteque Rhames and Dorman High School tackle Markee Anderson. 

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A former South Carolina Gamecock and Chapman High School football standout received a big payday yesterday. Wide receiver and running back Deebo Samuel received a three-year extension from the San Francisco 49ers. The deal is worth $73.5 million with $58.1 guaranteed. Samuel had his best pro year last season helping the 49ers to a birth in the NFC title game. 

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The Atlanta Braves swept the Arizona Diamondbacks this weekend down at Truist Park. Atlanta won on Friday, 5-2. They won on Saturday, 6-2. They closed out the series with a win in wall-off fashion yesterday, 1-0. Atlanta, now 62-41, will have today off before returning to action tomorrow against Philadelphia. 

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Tyler Reddick won his second race of the season yesterday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Reddick was able to hold off a number of drivers on late restarts to get the victory in the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard. Austin Cindric finished second. Harrison Burton, Todd Gilliland, and Bubba Wallace round out the top five. The series heads to Michigan this weekend. 

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

 

7-29-22

Both Clemson and South Carolina Football had players named to preseason watch lists yesterday. Clemson running back, kick returner, and red zone passing threat Will Shipley was named to the Paul Hornung Award. That award is given to the nations most versatile player. South Carolina tight end Jaheim Bell was named to the John Mackey Award watch list. That award is given to the most outstanding tight end in the nation. 

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The Atlanta Braves return to play tonight. The Braves kick off a three game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks down at Truist Park. First pitch tonight is at 7:20 p.m. Kyle Wright will be on the mound for Atlanta. We will have the game here on WBCU. We will also have the rest of the series this weekend as well. 

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NASCAR heads to the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend. The Verizon 200 at the Brickyard is set for Sunday at 2:30 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta starts a series with the Arizona Diamondbacks. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 6:05 p.m. We will also have the rest of the series this weekend as well. Also make sure to tune into the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. 

 

7-28-22

The union County High School baseball team will host a baseball camp next week. The event is from August 1-5. It is for students ages 6-13. It will be at the Timken Sports Complex from 9 a.m. to Noon each day. For more info or to sign up, contact Coach Keels. 

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The preseason All-ACC football team was announced yesterday. The Clemson Tigers led the way with the most players on the list. Making the list was Offensive lineman Jordan McFadden, running back Will Shipley, defensive end Myles Murphy, defensive tackle Bryan Bresee, linebacker Trenton Simpson and kicker B.T. Potter. The Tigers open the year in Atlanta on September 5th as they take on Georgia Tech.

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The Atlanta Braves dropped their final game of the series to the Philadelphia Phillies yesterday in Philadelphia, 7-2. The Phillies broke the game up in the 5th, putting up 5 runs. Atlanta only runs of the game came in the 6th off a two run homer from Matt Olson. The Braves, now 59-41, are off today before returning home tomorrow to host Arizona. 

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

7-27-22

The Union County High School Rifle team won three national championships at the recent Scholastic Action Shooting Sports National Championship match in Ohio earlier this month. Dawson Hyatt, a rising Sophomore at Union County High School, won the Intermediate-Advanced category as a first year shooter. Alyssa Vinson, a rising 8th grader at Sims Middle School, won the Intermediate-Entry Level category. RJ Sanders, a rising Junior at Bob Jones University, won the Collegiate category.

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The Clemson Tigers Football program was selected the win the ACC championship in the preseason ACC media poll released yesterday. The Tigers beat out NC State by a vote of 1080 to 959. Clemson was also picked to win the Atlantic Division as well. This is the fifth straight season the Tigers were picked to win the conference. It is also the eighth time in the past ten years. 

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Philadelphia Phillies last night to take game two of their series, 6-4. The Braves moved quick, putting up runs in the 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th innings. That included home runs from Michael Harris and Matt Olson. The series will come to a close this afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. First pitch is 12:35 p.m. Charlie Morton will take the mound for Atlanta. We will have the game after the Noon Report. 

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The Carolina Panthers will open up training camp this morning at Wofford College. The team moved in yesterday with the first practice set for 11:15 this morning. Camp runs through August 10 with free admission to the public. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta closes their three game series with the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch is this afternoon at 12:35 p.m. We will join the game after the Noon Report. We will also have Sports Talk tonight from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

7-26-22

Two Clemson football players were named to preseason awards watch lists yesterday. Linebacker Trenton Simpson was one of 51 members on the 2022 watch list for the Butkus Award. That award is presented annually to the nation's top linebacker. Safety Andrew Mukuba was named one of 35 members on the 2022 watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award. That award is presented annually to the nation's top defensive back. Head coach Dabo Swinney was added to the Dodd Trophy watch list.

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The Atlanta Braves dropped their first game of the 3 game series against the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-4. Atlanta moved early, jumping to a 3-0 lead. Philadelphia fought back and took the lead late off a three-run homer from Bryson Stott. Game two of the series is tonight from Citizens Bank Park. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we'll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta takes on the Philadelphia Phillies again tonight. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 5:50 p.m.

7-25-22

Four South Carolina Football Players were named to the preseason All-SEC teams. Named to the second team was junior cornerback Cam Smith and senior defensive lineman Zacch Pickens. Two offensive players were named to the third team. They were tight end Jaheim Bell and wide receiver Josh Vann. The Gamecocks open the season on September 3rd when they host Georgia State. 

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South Carolina Basketball learned this weekend that they have top ranked recruit coming to the school. Former UNC commit GG Jackson took to Twitter on Saturday to make the announcement he will stay in state and play for South Carolina. Jackson decommitted from North Carolina earlier this month. 

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The Atlanta Braves won their weekend series with the Los Angeles Angels down at Truist Park. Atlanta won both on Friday and Saturday. The Angels did win yesterday, 9-1. Atlanta, now sitting at a record of 58-39, are one and half games back of the New York Mets in the NL East. The Braves hit the road today to take on the Philadelphia Phillies in a three game series. First pitch tonight is at 7:05 p.m. Max Fried takes the mound for Atlanta. We will have the game here on WBCU 

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Chase Elliott won at Pocono Raceway yesterday after the top two finishers were disqualified. Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch finished in the top two before being disqualified after failing post race inspection. Tyler Reddick finished second. Daniel Suarez, Christopher Bell, and Kyle Larson round out the top five. The series heads to Indianapolis this weekend. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta kicks off a three game series with rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting at 5:50 p.m. 

 

7-22-22

With football season right around the corner, you can now purchase Union County High School season tickets. Reserve tickets, reserved parking, and booster club memberships are now available. Reserve tickets cost $40, reserved parking cost $60, and booster club memberships cost $25. For more information, you can call Vicki Cobb McCully. 

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The Atlanta Braves return to action tonight following the All-Star Break. Atlanta will host the Los Angeles Angels this weekend at Truist Park. The series opens tonight at 7:20 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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NASCAR heads to Pocono this weekend. The M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400 is set for 3 p.m. on Sunday

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. The Braves return to action as they host the Los Angeles Angels. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. from Atlanta. We will have pregame coverage starting at 6:05 p.m. We will also have the rest of their series this weekend on WBCU. Make sure to tune into the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. 

 

7-21-22

Union County Youth Football Association Football and Cheerleading registration is still going on for the coming season. You can register your children Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the office at the Timken Sports Complex. You can also sign your children up this Saturday at Union County Stadium from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration is scheduled to end August 13. Late registration will be offered. It will be August 15-19 with an added fee. For more info on how to get your children signed up or about the upcoming season you can message the Association on their Facebook account. You can also email they at unioncountyyouthfootball@gmail.com.

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The Clemson Tigers hit the stage at the ACC Kickoff yesterday. Coach Dabo Swinney took the stage to talk about the Tigers upcoming season. Clemson opens up the season on September 5th when they travel to Atlanta to face Georgia Tech. 

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

 

7-20-22

The American League All-Stars defeated the National League All-Stars last night in the 2022 MLB All-Star game, 3-2. The NL All-Stars jumped out to an early 2-0 lead. But the AL All-Stars added runs off of homers by Giancarlo Stanton and Byron Buxton in the 4th. Teams return to action on Thursday. 

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South Carolina football took the stage yesterday at SEC Media Days. Coach Shane Beamer talked about the upcoming season and what to expect from the Gamecocks. South Carolina opens the season at home as they host George State on September 3rd. 

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

 

7-19-22 

The Union County U10 Dixie Youth team lost yesterday to finish the state tournament down in Dillion the team was defeated by Gregg Park, 17-1. 

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South Carolina Football will take the stage at SEC Media Days this afternoon. Head coach Shane Beamer will be joined by a number of players including WR Dakereon Joyner and DL Zacck Pickens. They are set to hit the stage at 2:25 p.m. 

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Washington Nationals star Juan Soto won the MLB 2022 Home Run derby last night in LA. Soto defeated Mariners rookie Julio Rodriguez for the title 

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The MLB All-Star game is set for tonight from Los Angeles. First pitch between the NL and AL is at 8 p.m. 

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

 

7-18-22

The Union County U10 Dixie Youth All-Star team went 1 for 2 this weekend in the state tournament down in Dillion. 

-On Saturday, they defeated Georgetown, 12-1

-They lost to Dillon on Sunday, 8-6 

They will take on Gregg Park tonight at 7:30 p.m. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

 

The Union County Dixie Youth Ozone All-Star team lost both games this weekend at the Timken Sports Complex 

-They lost on Saturday to Clinton, 17-7 

-They lost yesterday to Orangeburg, 13-2 

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The Atlanta Braves won their final series before the all-star break this weekend as they took 3 out of 4 from the Washington Nationals. Atlanta took the Friday game, 8-4. Atlanta also took the Saturday night game, 6-3. Washington won yesterday, 7-3. Atlanta, now 56-38, head into the break just two and a half games back of thr New York Mets for first place in the NL East. 

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The MLB home run derby is set for tonight in Los Angeles. Brave OF Ronald Acuna Jr will be one of eight players in the derby. Others include two-time winner Pete Alonso, Juan Soto, Corey Seager, Jose Ramirez, Kyle Schwarber, Julio Rodriguez and Albert Pujols. 

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Christopher Bell won his first race of the year yesterday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the Ambetter 301. Chase Elliott finished second. Bubba Wallace, Martin Truex Jr, and Kevin Harvick round out the top five. The series heads to Pocono this weekend.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Sports Talk from 6 p.m. to 7:25 p.m. Following Sports Talk, we will have union County U10 Dixie Youth baseball. The team takes on Gregg Park in an elimination game. First pitch is at 7:30 p.m. 

 

7-15-22

Two Union County Dixie Youth teams will be completing in state tournaments this weekend. The U10 All-Star team will play in Dillion starting tomorrow. We will have their games here on WBCU. The OZone All-Star team will play here in Union at the Timken Sports Complex. 

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The Atlanta Braves opened up their 4 game series with the Washington Nationals with a victory, 5-4. The series continues tonight. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Kyle Wright takes the mound for Atlanta tonight. We will have the game here on WBCU. We will also have rest of the series this weekend on the air as well. 

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NASCAR heads to New Hampshire this weekend for the Ambetter 301. The race is set for 3 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta plays in the nation’s capital as they take on the Washington Nationals. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 5:55 p.m. We will also have the rest of the series this weekend on WBCU. Also tune into the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. 

 

7-14-22

The Atlanta Braves finished their series with the New York Mets with a loss yesterday, 7-3. New York moved early putting up runs in the second and third innings. Matt Olson, Austin Riley, and Eddie Rosario all homered for Atlanta. The Braves now set up to travel to another division foe, the Washington Nationals. It is a four game series starting today at Nationals Park. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Kyle Wright takes the mound for Atlanta this evening. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta heads to east to take on the Washington Nationals. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 5:50 p.m. 

 

7-13-22

The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets last night at home, 4-1. New York led early. Atlanta found runs off of homers from both Matt Olson and Adam Duvall. The series is now tied at one game a piece going into this afternoon’s matchup. First pitch is at 12:20 p.m. Charlie Morton takes the mound for Atlanta this afternoon. We will have the game here on WBCU following the noon report. 

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Big news in the world of NASCAR yesterday. Driver Tyler Reddick will be leaving Richard Childress racing to take a spot at 23XI racing. The deal will take place starting in 2024. Reddick just won his first career Cup series race weeks ago at Road America. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta finishes their series with the New York Mets from Truist Park. First pitch is at 12:20 p.m. We will join the game after the noon report. We will also have Sports Talk from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

6-27-22

The Ole Miss Rebels won the College Baseball World Series title last night in Omaha. The Rebels defeated Oklahoma on Saturday, 10-3. They then took the series last night with a win, 4-2. This is the first title in school history. 

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The Atlanta Braves dropped their series this weekend to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers took the Friday game, 4-1. Atlanta did take the home victory Saturday night, 5-3. Los Angeles came back to win last night in extra innings, 5-3.

Atlanta, now 42-32, have the day off before returning to action tomorrow. They will travel to Philadelphia to take on the Phillies. 

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The Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup Finals last night. The Avalanche took game six on the road in Tampa Bay, 2-1. 

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Chase Elliott picked up a win late last night in the Ally 400 from Nashville. The race was stopped multiple times due to weather in the area. Elliott was able to get away from Kurt Bush on the final restart. Busch finished second. Ryan Blaney, Kyle Larson, and Ross Chastain round out the top five. The series heads to Road America this weekend. 

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

 

6-24-22

The College Baseball World Series championship series is set. The Ole Miss Rebel defeated fellow SEC opponent Arkansas yesterday to move to the best of 3 series. They will take on Oklahoma for the title. The series gets underway tomorrow night from Omaha. 

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Duke basketball star Paolo Banchero was the 1st overall pick in the NBA draft last night. Banchero will be heading to Orlando. Chet Holmgren of Gonzaga was the second overall pick. The Charlotte Hornets stayed in state and picked up Duke player Mark Williams with the 15th pick. 

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The Atlanta Braves finished out their series with the San Francisco Giants with a victory, 7-6. Atlanta took 3 out of 4 from the Giants in the series. The Braves continue the home stand today. The Los Angeles Dodgers will come to town for a 3 game series. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Ian Anderson takes the mound for Atlanta tonight. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Game five of the Stanley Cup finals is set for tonight in Denver. Tampa will look to pick up the win, while Colorado will look to take the title on home ice. The game is at 8 p.m. 

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NASCAR heads to Nashville this weekend for the Ally 400. The race is set for 5 p.m. NBC also takes over coverage of the series this weekend. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta heads to the nation’s capital as they kick-off a series with the Washington Nationals. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 6:05 p.m. We will also have the rest of the series this weekend on WBCU. Also tune into the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. 

 

6-23-22

The Union County Dixie Youth U10 minors won the district two championship last night in Chester. The team defeated York, 16-8. The team will move on to play on the state title. That will be in Dillion starting July 15th. 

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The Ole Miss Rebels fell to the Arkansas Razorbacks yesterday in Omaha. Both teams will play again today at 4 p.m. for a spot in the title series. Oklahoma punched their ticket to the title series yesterday. They eliminated Texas A&M, 5-1. 

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the San Francisco Giants in walk-off fashion last night, 4-3. Adam Duvall brought in the winning score in the bottom of the 9th as Atlanta completed the comeback victory. The series will come to a close this afternoon from Truist Park. First pitch is at 12:20 p.m. Kyle Wright takes the mound for Atlanta this afternoon. We will join the game after the Noon Report. 

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The Colorado Avalanche won game four of the Stanley Cup finals last night in overtime. They defeated the home team, the Tampa Bay Lighting, 3-2. The series returns to Denver tomorrow night. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta looks to stay hot as they take on the San Francisco Giants from Truist Park. First pitch is at 12:20 p.m. We will join the game in progress after the noon report. We will also have Sports Talk from 6:05 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

 

6-22-22

Two members of the Union County High School bass anglers team will be completing in a big event today. Tanner Duncan and Jason Lemons will complete in the High School Fishing World Finals starting today. The event is at Lake Pickwick. 

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The Atlanta Braves fell to the San Francisco Giants last night in a high scoring affair, 12-10. The Giants controlled the game most of the night as they took the win in game two of the four game series. Game three of the series is tonight from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Charlie Morton takes the mound for Atlanta tonight. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Game four of the Stanley Cup Finals is tonight. The Colorado Avalanche lead the series as the Tampa Bay Lightning look to defend home ice. The game is set for 8 p.m. on ABC. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta continues their series with the San Francisco Giants from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 6:05 p.m

6-17-22

The College Baseball World Series gets underway today from Omaha, Nebraska. Two games are on tap for this Friday. In the first match up of the day. Texas A&M takes on Oklahoma. Texas will face off with Notre Dame in the second game of the day. Two more games are set for tomorrow. Stanford battles Arkansas in the first game of the day. Ole Miss will play Auburn in an SEC matchup in the night cap.

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The Golden State Warriors won the NBA Finals last night as they defeated Boston, 103-90. The Warriors led most of the night as they rolled to their 4th title in the last 8 years. Stephen Curry was named NBA Finals MVP for his performance in the series.

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The Atlanta Braves return to action this afternoon as they head to Chicago. Atlanta, who has won the last 14 straight games, will look to stay host against the Cubs. First pitch is set for 2:20 this afternoon from Wrigley Field. We will have all 3 games here this weekend on WBCU.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta heads to the windy city to face the Cubs for a 3-game series. First pitch is this afternoon at 2:20 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 1:05 p.m. We will also have the rest of the series this weekend as well on WBCU. Make sure to also tune into the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 as well.

 

6-16-22

Clemson has found their new head baseball coach. The school is expected to hire Michigan head baseball coach Erik Bakich. Bakich has been with Michigan since 2013. He has also coached at Maryland and was a volunteer assistant for Clemson back in 2002. He replaces coach Monte Lee who was fired last month after 7 seasons. Bakich will be introduced later today at a press conference.

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The Atlanta Braves won their 14th straight game last night as they swept Washington, 8-2. Atlanta scored early to take the lead. After Washington cut the game to just one run, Atlanta fought back with the help of two homeruns from Austin Riley. Spencer Strider was the winning pitcher for Atlanta. The Braves are now off today before heading to Chicago tomorrow.

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The Colorado Avalanche took game one of the Stanley Cup Finals last night at home. They defeated the Tampa Bay Lighting in overtime, 4-3. Game two of the series is set for Saturday back in Denver.

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Game Six of the NBA finals is tonight. The Golden State Warriors have the chance the win the series. Boston will look to force a game seven. Tip-off from the Garden is set for 9 p.m. on ABC

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

6-15-22

The Atlanta Braves picked up another win over the Washington Nationals last night, 10-4. Atlanta once again jumped out to an early start off home runs from Dansby Swanson, Marcell Ozuna, and Travis d’Arnaud. Orlando Arcia homered in the 6th for Atlanta as well. The series comes to a close tonight. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Spencer Strider takes the mound for Atlanta tonight. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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The Stanley Cup Finals get underway tonight. The Tampa Bay Lighting will take on the Colorado Avalanche starting this evening from Denver. The game gets underway at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta finishes up their series with rival Washington. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 5:50 p.m.

6-14-22

The UCHS Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is now seeking nominations of individuals to be considered for the Athletic Hall of Fame. If you would like to nominate an individual from any of the county’s former high schools or Union County High School, you may do so. Forms can be found on the School Districts Facebook page. After completing, please email the form to ucad@union.k12.sc.us or mail the form to Union County High School Athletic Dept., 1163 Lakeside Drive, Union, SC 29379. All required information must be completed for nominations to be considered. The committee will only look at the information submitted; no research will be done by the committee.  Completed forms must be received by Friday, July 15, 2022, in order to be considered for selection this year.

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals last night to open up their series, 9-5. Atlanta jumped out to an early start off home runs from Dansby Swanson, Marcell Ozuna, and Adam Duvall. The Braves did suffer a big loss. 2nd baseman Ozzie Albies went down in the 5th inning with a broke foot. Atlanta and Washington face again tonight. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Max Fried takes the mound for Atlanta tonight. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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The Golden State Warriors took game five of the NBA Finals last night in Chase Center over Boston, 104-94. Golden State now takes the lead in the series, 3-2. They will have a chance to take the title on Thursday. The series heads back to Boston. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta takes on division rival, Washington, again tonight. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 5:50 p.m We will break into the game around 7 for election night coverage. 

 

6-13-22

North Greenville Baseball won the NCAA Division II National Championship this weekend in Cary, North Carolina. The Crusades defeated Point Loma, 5-3. North Greenville went 4-0 in the tournament. This is the first title for the program. The victory was also the 300th career win for coach Landon Powell

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The Atlanta Braves stayed hot this weekend as they swept the Pittsburg Pirates. Atlanta has now won 11 straight games and have not lost in the month of June. The Braves hit the road today as they travel to face division foes, the Washington Nationals. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Ian Anderson takes the mound for Atlanta tonight. We will have the game here on WBCU. 

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Game five of the NBA finals is set for tonight. Golden State tied the series after defeating Boston on Friday night, 107-97. The series heads back to Golden State this evening. Tip-off from the Bay is at 9 p.m.

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Daniel Suarez won the Toyota/Save Mart 350 from Sonoma Raceway yesterday. It is Suarez’s first Cup series win. Chris Buescher finished second. Michael McDowell, Kevin Harvick, and Austin Cindric round out the top five. The series is off next week before heading to Nashville. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta heads to the nation’s capital as they kick-off a series with the Washington Nationals. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 5:50 p.m

 

6-10-22

Clemson Baseball player Max Wagner could add to his post-season awards. Wagner is a finalist for the Dick Howser Award. Wagner has already been named ACC Player of the year. He led the Tigers in a number of categories including home runs, hits, walks, doubles, batting average and RBI’s. 

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Oklahoma Softball won the NCAA Division I title last night. They defeated rivals Texas, 10-5. This is back-to-back titles for Oklahoma as well as their sixth title in school history. 

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The Atlanta Braves opened up their four game series with the Pittsburg Pirates last night with a win, 3-1. Atlanta jump out to an early led. Solid pitching from the Braves held the Pirates in check most of the night. The series continues tonight. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Spencer Strider  takes the mound for Atlanta tonight. We will also have the Saturday and Sunday games here on WBCU this weekend. 

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Game four of the NBA finals is set for tonight. The Boston Celtics took game three on Wednesday over the Warriors. They now led the series, 2-1. Tip-off from the Garden is at 9 p.m.

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NASCAR heads out west this weekend to Sonoma Raceway. The Toyota/Save Mart 350 is Sunday at 4 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta looks to stay hot as they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 6:05 p.m We will also have the Ashley Turner State Farm Sports Hour tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.

 

6-9-22

The University of South Carolina had one player receive post-season recognition yesterday. Freshman pitcher Cade Austin was named a Freshman All-America by Collegiate Baseball yesterday. Austin struck out 55 batters in 54 innings of work. He also posted a 2.84 ERA in SEC games. 

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North Greenville baseball return to action tonight in the Division II College World Series. The Crusaders will take on West Chester at 6 p.m in Cary, North Carolina. 

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The Atlanta Braves finished their series with Oakland A’s with a victory, 13-2. Atlanta had 4 homers in the contest as they they go on to sweep the A’s. The Braves kick off a 4-game series tonight with the Pittsburgh Pirates. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Max Fried takes the mound for Atlanta tonight. 

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The Boston Celtics took game three of the NBA finals last night in the Garden, 116-100. Boston also takes the lead in the series with the victory. Game four is set for Friday night. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta opens up a series with the Pittsburgh Pirates from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 6:05 p.m

6-8-22

The NCAA college softball national championship series gets underway tonight. It’s another chapter in the red river rivalry as Texas takes on Oklahoma. First pitch tonight is at 7:30 p.m on ESPN

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North Greenville baseball picked up another win last night in the Division II College World Series. They defeated Angelo State, 18-3. The Crusaders will be back in action later this week. 

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The Atlanta Braves defeated the Oakland A’s last night to kick off their two-game series, 3-2. Oakland jumped out to an early lead. The Braves fought back with two home runs for Ronald Acuña Jr. Guillermo Heredia also had a home run. Game two of the series is tonight from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. Ian Anderson takes the mound for Atlanta tonight. 

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Game three of the NBA finals is tonight. The series moves to the east coast as Boston look to defend the Garden from the Warriors. The series is tied after Golden State won on Sunday. Tip-off is at 9 p.m on ABC. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta takes on Oakland again this evening from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 6:05 p.m

 

6-7-22

The NCAA 2022 college baseball championship super regional matchups are now set. After a great weekend of game, the final sixteen teams are left. Hosting a super regional will be Tennessee, East Carolina, Stanford, Virginia Tech, Texas A&M, North Carolina, Oregon State, and Southern Miss

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The Atlanta Braves return to action back at home today. Atlanta will go Oakland for a two-game series. First pitch tonight is at 7:20 p.m. Kyle Wright takes the mound for Atlanta. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta returns home to host Oakland. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame starting around 6:05 p.m.

 

6-6-22

Even though their season has come to a close, Clemson baseball had one play receive more post-season recognition. Sophomore Max Wagner was named to a first-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball. Wagner becomes Clemson’s 64th All-American. He is also Clemson’s 29th first-team All-American. Wagner was named the ACC player of the year after leading the teams in a number of categories including runs, hits, homers, RBIs, and batting average. 

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One local college returned to action in the post season last night. #1 North Greenville defeated #8 West Chester 3-1 in their first game of the NCAA Division II World Series. This is the teams first ever win in the World Series. They will face Angelo State on Tuesday at 6 p.m. 

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The Atlanta Braves swept the Colorado Rockies this weekend at Coors Field. Atlanta won on Friday 3-1, on Saturday 6-2, and yesterday on 8-7. The Braves are off today before returning home tomorrow to host Oakland. 

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The Golden State Warriors took game two of the NBA Finals over the Boston Celtics yesterday, 107-88. Game three is on Wednesday in Boston.

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Joey Logano won the first Cup race at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway yesterday. Logano held off Kyle Busch in the final laps to get the win. Busch finished second. His brother, Kurt, finished third. Ryan Blaney and Aric Almirola round out the top five. The series heads to Sonoma Raceway this weekend. 

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

Sports 6-1-22

Clemson will have a new head baseball coach next season. The school announced on Tuesday that Monte Lee will not return as head coach. Lee was 242-136 overall as the head coach at Clemson. He led the team to the NCAA Tournament from 2016-2019. They also won the ACC championship in 2016. He also had 32 Tigers drafted. Director of Athletics Graham Neff said that the search for the next coach will be immediately.

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The Atlanta Braves fell last night to the Arizona Diamondbacks in extra innings, 8-7. The Diamondbacks tied the game in the 9th. Cooper Hummel doubled to right bring in David Peralta for the winning score. The series will finish today from Chase Field. First pitch this afternoon is at 3:40 p.m.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves baseball. Atlanta finishes their 3-game series with the Arizona Diamondbacks this afternoon. First pitch is at 3:40 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 2:25 p.m.

 

Sports 5-31-22

Clemson baseball found out yesterday their season would not continue as the team did not make the NCAA Baseball tournament. This is the second year in a row the Tigers did not make the tournament. They finished the year with a record of 35-23. It is also the first time since 1974 that Clemson or South Carolina will not be in the tournament.

Another local team also missed out of the tournament. Wofford was among the first four out. The Terriers had a program record of 42 and an PRI of 35. Wofford won the SoCon regular season title but lost in the SoCon tournament title game Sunday.

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The Atlanta Braves opened their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks yesterday with a loss, 6-2. The Diamondbacks jumped on top of Atlanta early and led most of the night. The series picks back up tonight from Arizona. First pitch tonight is at 9:40 p.m.

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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. Atlanta returns to action against the Arizona Diamondbacks. First pitch is at 9:40 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 8:25 p.m.

5-24-22

Two Union County High School student athletes were aware the Coach Bob Dunlap award on Friday. Peyton Gregory was named the male athlete of the year. Gregory was a member of both the  Football and Wrestling team. Kam Akins was named the female athlete of the year. Akins was a member of the softball team and will play for Lander starting next year. 

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Union County High School Football and Basketball will be hosting camps starting on June 6th. The Basketball camp will be in the morning with the Football camp in the afternoon. 

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The Atlanta Braves dropped game on of their series to the Phillies last night, 7-3. The series continues today from Truist Park. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. Atlanta takes on the Philadelphia Phillies again tonight. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:05 p.m. 

 

5-23-22

Union County High School softball fell to Broome on Friday night in the Upper State championship, 1-0. Broome scored the only run of the game in the the first inning. Strong Broome pitching and defense held the Jackets scoreless in the contest. Broome will take on Aynor in the 3A state championship this week. 

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Clemson Baseball finished off the regular season with the sweep of Boston College this weekend. The Tigers will now move on to the ACC Baseball Tournament this week. They face North Carolina tomorrow. 

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South Carolina Baseball lost their series to  Florida this weekend to finish the regular season. They will also be back in action tomorrow. They will face Florida again but this time in the SEC Baseball Tournament.

 

Clemson Softball won their regional this weekend. The Tigers went 3-0 in play and did not allow any runs. They will travel to face #7 seed Oklahoma State in the Stillwater Super Regional this weekend. 

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The Atlanta Braves took 2 out of 3 games from the Marlins this weekend down in Miami. Atlanta returns home today as they kick-off a series with the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch tonight is at 7:20 p.m.

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Ryan Blaney won the NASCAR All-Star race last night at Texas Motor Speedway. Denny Hamlin finished second. The teams return home this weekend for the Coca-Cola 600. 

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Atlanta Braves Baseball. The Braves return home to host rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies. First pitch is at 7:20 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 6:05 p.m. 

 

5-20-22

Union County High School softball will take on Broome High School in the Upper State championship tonight in Spartanburg. The Lady Jackets must defeat Broome twice to claim the title. Winner will advance to the the State Championship series next week. First pitch tonight is at 6 p.m. 

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Both Clemson and South Carolina Baseball opened up their final conference series last night. Clemson defeated Boston College, 15-1. South Carolina fell to Florida, 14-5. Both series continue to this weekend. 

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Clemson softball host their NCAA regional starting today. The Lady Tigers will take on UNC Wilmington today at Noon. 

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The Atlanta Braves return to action today. Atlanta makes the trip down to Miami to kick off a weekend series with the Marlins. First pitch tonight is at 6:40. 

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NASCAR heads to Texas this weekend for the All-Star race. The action gets underway Sunday night from the Long Star state.

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Today on WBCU, we’ll have Union County High School softball. The Lady Jackets take on Broome in the 3A Upperstate championship. First pitch is at 6 p.m. We will have pregame coverage starting around 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. 

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 tea