Sports

South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020 Announced

Clemson running back C.J. Spiller and USC quarterback Todd Ellis, two of the Palmetto State’s most popular football players, highlight the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame’s Induction Class of 2020. Also being enshrined are Limestone coach Gaylord Perry, Hilton Head infielder Dan Driessen, USC pitcher Ed Lynch, SC State basketball scorer Roberta Williams and…

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Minor League Baseball Joins Negro Leagues Centennial Celebration

  Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) announced Feb. 13 its participation in the national celebration commemorating the 100th anniversary of Negro Leagues baseball. In a joint effort between MiLB, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM) and the Josh Gibson Foundation, MiLB will celebrate the impact of the Negro Leagues on the game of baseball and its contributions to…

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FAMU is No. 1 in BOXTOROW recruiting rankings

By Donal Ware boxtorow.com This is the 14th year of BOXTOROW’s Top 10 HBCU FCS Recruiting Class Rankings. Recruiting at HBCUs has really stepped up, to the point that HBCUs are regularly landing recruits that would go to small to mid-sized FBS programs. While Morgan State didn’t make this list, second-year head coach Tyrone Wheatley…

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Scores of student-athletes honored at CCSD’s annual National Signing Day Ceremony

Forty student-athletes, in 10 different sports, from six schools, were honored at Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) 2020 National Signing Day Ceremony February 5. Director of Operational Planning Bob Olson and Chief Operating Officer Jeff Borowy congratulated everyone in attendance for this accomplishment, then Director of Communications and Technology Andy Pruitt introduced the next wave…

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‘Thank You, Kobe’: Howard University Student Tells How Kobe Bryant Impacted Him, Los Angeles, and the World

By Arthur Cribbs Special from 101Magazine.Net (TriceEdneyWire.com) When I heard of the passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, along with seven others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, I had an initial feeling of shock, disbelief and numbness. And in the hours since hearing the news, that feeling has not gone away.…

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SC Archives to Host Community Screening of WILLIE: How the Descendant of Escaped Slaves Changed Hockey Forever

Registration is now open for the South Carolina debut of WILLIE, an award-winning feature length documentary about Willie O’Ree, the first black player in the National Hockey League. The film will be shown Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm at the SC Archives and History Center, 8301 Parklane Road in Columbia, SC. While there…

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