The Easley Progress- RSS SPORTS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/section/SPORTS http://theeasleyprogress.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:41:10 EST 1800 Daniel hosting Walhalla, Pickens looking for another win http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150225742/Daniel-hosting-Walhalla-Pickens-looking-for-another-win PICKENS — The Pickens Blue Flame lost 35-14 to Daniel on Oct. 17, knocking them down to a regional record of 2-3, and propelling Daniel to a 4-2 regional record. Both teams enter week nine with high hopes of bolstering their... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:37:03 EST Liberty takes a loss, heads to Pendleton http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150225712/Liberty-takes-a-loss-heads-to-Pendleton LIBERTY — The Liberty Red Devils fell to Woodruff last Friday and face tough opposition as they travel to Pendleton to take on Coach Paul Sutherland's Bulldogs this week. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:37:01 EST Green Wave looking to build on homecoming OT win http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/150225691/Green-Wave-looking-to-build-on-homecoming-OT-win EASLEY — In a nail-biting last-minute rally, the Easley Green Wave took Woodmont to overtime and ultimately came away with the 47-46 victory. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:16:09 EST Peters holds on for Truck Series victory in wild race at Talladega http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150223223/Peters-holds-on-for-Truck-Series-victory-in-wild-race-at-Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. — Holding off all challengers in a race that went four-wide on the final two laps, Timothy Peters won the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:19:08 EST EHS recognizes senior volleyball players http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150182204/EHS-recognizes-senior-volleyball-players Easley High School recognized four seniors recently for their years of dedication to the volleyball team. Shown are, front row from the left, Jordan Valentin, Katelyn Turner, Robin Bradley and Anna Bridges. Back row are, from the left, Kim Valentin,... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:17:04 EST Wren rolls over West-Oak, 60-3 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150143028/Wren-rolls-over-West-Oak-60-3 WESTMINSTER — The Wren Golden Hurricanes continued to post points in gale force fashion travelling to West-Oak to hang 60 points on the Warriors last Friday. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:29 EST Wren Hurricanes on track to continue gale force offense versus Walhalla http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150177010/Wren-Hurricanes-on-track-to-continue-gale-force-offense-versus-Walhalla PIEDMONT — The Wren Hurricanes — undefeated at 7-0 and sitting at 4-0 in Western AAA play — hosts Walhalla on Friday and is looking to improve on its number three state ranking. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:10 EST Patriots rally but fall short against Pendleton, 17-14 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150132591/Patriots-rally-but-fall-short-against-Pendleton-17-14 POWDERSVILLE — A slow start and failing to score until the fourth quarter led to the Powdersville High School Patriots downfall against the Pendleton Bulldogs last Friday with a final score of 17-14. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:15 EST Easley looking for a win for Homecoming http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150176809/Easley-looking-for-a-win-for-Homecoming EASLEY — Coming off a heartbreaking two-point loss at Westside, Easley will return home to host the Wildcats of Woodmont for homecoming. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:14 EST Harvick advances, tempers flare after the Charlotte race http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150162114/Harvick-advances-tempers-flare-after-the-Charlotte-race CONCORD, N.C. — The Closer finally closed the deal, and the door swung almost shut on Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:11 EST Keselowski grabs Nationwide Series victory at Charlotte http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150161976/Keselowski-grabs-Nationwide-Series-victory-at-Charlotte CONCORD, N.C. — In the closing laps of Friday night's Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with an air of inevitability, Brad Keselowski tracked down teammate Ryan Blaney and made the pass for the win on Lap 187 of... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:10 EST Talladega is a must-win scenario for three notable drivers http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150162245/Talladega-is-a-must-win-scenario-for-three-notable-drivers CONCORD, N.C. — When the smoke cleared, the dust settled, and the fists stopped flying on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, three of the most high-profile drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series were back where they... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:09 EST Dabo’s All In Team Foundation awards $50K to Clemson breast cancer research http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/150071615/Dabos-All-In-Team-Foundation-awards-$50K-to-Clemson-breast-cancer-research CLEMSON — Dabo's All In Team Foundation announced Tuesday that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to breast cancer research taking place at the Institute for Biological Interfaces of Engineering (IBIOE). Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:06:04 EST Daniel comes out strong, defense seals win over BHP http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150142988/Daniel-comes-out-strong-defense-seals-win-over-BHP CENTRAL — The Daniel Lions (6-1, 3-1) were looking to avenge their loss to Wren on Oct. 3 as Belton Honea Path (5-2, 3-1) came calling and what looked to be the makings of a blowout developed into a tight game as Daniel took the region win... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:00:17 EST Green Wave falls to Westside, 15-13 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150142968/Green-Wave-falls-to-Westside-15-13 ANDERSON — The Easley Green Wave travelled to Anderson to face Westside in region play and just didn't have enough on offense to get the job done, falling in a close one, 15-13 in region play. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:00:16 EST Pickens loses to Seneca, set to host #19 Daniel this week http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150143008/Pickens-loses-to-Seneca-set-to-host-#19-Daniel-this-week PICKENS — The Pickens Blue Flame lost to Seneca on the road Friday despite an impressive comeback in which Coach Chad Seaborn's players put up 14 points in the fourth quarter. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:00:10 EST Liberty takes down Blacksburg, readies for Woodruff http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150142978/Liberty-takes-down-Blacksburg-readies-for-Woodruff LIBERTY — The Liberty Red Devils scored a decisive 23-14 victory on the road at Blacksburg on Friday, which brought a much needed win for Coach Kyle Stewart's team in regional play. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:00:07 EST The quick fix for the victims of Kansas? Win at Charlotte http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150071256/The-quick-fix-for-the-victims-of-Kansas-Win-at-Charlotte KANSAS CITY, Kan. — There's one gigantic mulligan available on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway — just one.And three drivers in particular will be fighting tooth-and-nail to take advantage of it. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:48:10 EST Johnson’s championship hopes take hit in Kansas http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150071109/Johnsons-championship-hopes-take-hit-in-Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan. – When Jimmie Johnson emerged from the infield care center about a quarter of the way through Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, there was nothing wrong with him physically. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:41:11 EST Patriots looking to secure 3rd regional win http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150095783/Patriots-looking-to-secure-3rd-regional-win POWDERSVILLE — The Powdersville Patriots return to their home field this week to host the Bulldogs of Pendleton and try to secure their third regional win. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:59:07 EST