Sports

Carolina Panthers announce camp schedule at Wofford

  The Carolina Panthers have announced the team’s summer training camp schedule, and that can only mean one thing – we’re getting closer to football season. The first chance to see the Panthers practice at Wofford College will be on Thursday, July 25, at the team’s annual kickoff party. Admission is free and fans can celebrate…

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6th Annual Ellington Elite Youth Football Camp Set For June 28

NFL players and Moncks Corner natives Andre Ellington and Bruce Ellington are holding the sixth annual Ellington Elite Youth Football Camp at Berkeley High School on Friday, June 28. Youth will experience professional football instruction, sports performance coaching and motivational speakers. This free camp for participants ages 6-16 will take place at the Berkeley High…

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Remembering Football Icon ‘Big Mackey’ Goodwin

By Barney Blakeney For many local football fans, Douglas MacArthur ‘Big Mackey’ Goodwin was an icon. Born in Charleston in 1942, Mackey as he was known to most, played high school football as a running back at Burke High School. He earned a prolific reputation as one of the local community’s most indomitable running backs…

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SC State Athletics Receives APR Award at NACDA Convention

The South Carolina State Department of Athletics was among several universities that were honored at the annual FCS Athletics Directors Association APR Awards Banquet, at the World Center Marriott Resort in Orlando during the 2019 NACDA and Affiliates Convention. Director of Athletics Stacey Danley was on hand to accept the Most Improved APR award on…

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New Business Turns Techniques of Boxing into Effective Therapeutic Activity to Improve Mental Wellness for Adults, Children

When most people think of boxing, they envision heavyweight hitters battling it out in the boxing ring. But there’s much more to boxing than the “fight.” Learning the skill of boxing equips individuals with focus, discipline, resilience, determination and perseverance. And for individuals battling stress, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, or addiction, boxing can become…

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Grambling St. Record Breakers Graduate: Hill, Christmas, Orzo, and More Share the Spring Graduation Stage

Grambling State University’s Class of 2019 includes three of the schools most historic athletes: Shakyla Hill, De’Arius Christmas, and Marc Orozco – who have broken school, conference, and national records during their college sports careers. “Our athletics programs attract some of the best and brightest students in the country,” said Dr. David Ponton, Director of…

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Byron Allen Expands Empire with Purchase of Fox Regional Sports Networks

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia One year ago, Byron Allen made a historic purchase of The Weather Channel for $300 million along with The Weather Channel’s streaming service, Local Now. However, the businessman, comedian, and executive, was just getting started. A week ago, it was announced that Allen joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group as a…

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SC State Men To Compete At NCAA Track Preliminary Round

Seven members of the South Carolina State track and field team are among student-athletes scheduled to compete at the 2019 NCAA Division I Track and Field Preliminary May 24-26 at the University of North Florida (UNF) in Jacksonville, FL. FloTrack will televise the competition LIVE. The Bulldog competitors include sprinters Demek Kemp and Tyrell Richard…

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