The Easley Progress- RSS SPORTS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/section/SPORTS http://theeasleyprogress.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:50:12 EST 1800 Pickens County pro anglers place in latest BFL tournament http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4473708/Pickens-County-pro-anglers-place-in-latest-BFL-tournament ELBERTON, Ga. – Three Pickens County pro anglers placed in the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament of 2014 held April 5 on Lake Russell. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Green Wave sweep Mann, Hillcrest http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4498061/Lady-Green-Wave-sweep-Mann-Hillcrest EASLEY — For the first time in school history, the Easley High School softball team gained a season sweep of both J.L. Mann and Hillcrest. The Lady Green Wave defeated Mann 8-7 last Tuesday, and followed that with a 17-10 thumping of Hillcrest... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4475776/ Pickens YMCA baseball registration Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rookie Elliott wins at Darlington, tames ‘The Lady In Black’ http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4469321/Rookie-Elliott-wins-at-Darlington-tames-The-Lady-In-Black DARLINGTON — It was clearly a case of David vs. Goliath when rookie Chase Elliott took on the legendary Darlington Raceway — the track known as “Too Tough To Tame” — and slayed it with vengeance. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Harvick goes from pole to Victory Lane at Southern 500 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4469382/Harvick-goes-from-pole-to-Victory-Lane-at-Southern-500 DARLINGTON — It started with the Pole Award and ended with the champion's trophy. That's how strong Kevin Harvick's #4 Budweiser Chevrolet was at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/4431038/ Heath White of Liberty High School, seated middle, has signed to play football at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. White played running back and wide receiver for the Red Devils. While at LHS, White has also played basketball and ran track. This... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements-sports/4136546/ Pickens YMCA baseball registration Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4108663/ Lavenia Frances Mosley, 15, killed her first turkey on opening day with a pump shotgun. Mosley lives in Pickens and attends Pickens High School. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/announcements-sports/4114782/ Pickens YMCA baseball registration Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Easley softball finishes second in tournament http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4108343/Easley-softball-finishes-second-in-tournament AIKEN — After losing its first Region 1-AAAA game of the season last Friday, the Easley High School softball team rebounded strong and finished second in its division at the Triple Crown Invitational in Aiken. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New research could lead to safer football helmets http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/3985450/New-research-could-lead-to-safer-football-helmets CLEMSON — Growing concerns about brain trauma from playing football have led to a new pact between Clemson University and two companies that could change the materials used to make helmets. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4072279/ Adult co-ed volleyball leagues Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Spring turkey hunters should order tags now for upcoming season http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/3985066/Spring-turkey-hunters-should-order-tags-now-for-upcoming-season The S.C. Department of Natural Resources recently mailed turkey tags for the 2014 spring season. Those who have not received them should order tags now so they will receive them before the season opens. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Benefits of prescribed burning are many, but managers finding it harder to burn http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/3985088/Benefits-of-prescribed-burning-are-many-but-managers-finding-it-harder-to-burn The use of prescribed fire as a land management tool has deep and ancient roots in South Carolina's heritage. However, conducting prescribed burns is becoming increasingly challenging due to a variety of factors, according to a state wildlife... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Solomon named NAIA and NCCAA Honorable Mention All-American http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4048623/Solomon-named-NAIA-and-NCCAA-Honorable-Mention-All-American CENTRAL — Southern Wesleyan's Cameron Solomon was named as an honorable mention All-American by both the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) after his... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Waters, Perkins named NCCAA Honorable Mention All-Americans http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4048574/Waters-Perkins-named-NCCAA-Honorable-Mention-All-Americans CENTRAL — Christiana Perkins and Chelsie Waters have been named honorable mention All-Americans by the National Christian College Athletic Association in women's basketball. The duo helped lead Southern Wesleyan to the NCCAA National... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Anaya, Waters and Gilbert honored for academic success http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/4048855/Anaya-Waters-and-Gilbert-honored-for-academic-success CENTRAL — Three Southern Wesleyan women's basketball players were named to the Southern States All-Academic team and Michelle Anaya was also named an NCCAA Scholar Athlete. Anaya was joined by Chelsie Waters and Shelby Gilbert on the SSAC... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tri-County’s Spring Open golf tournament is April 25 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/3948388/Tri-Countys-Spring-Open-golf-tournament-is-April-25 PENDLETON — The Tri-County Technical College Alumni Association's Spring Open golf tournament will be April 25 at Brookstone Meadows in Anderson. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Spring turkey season forecast good, youth day March 29 http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/3983464/Spring-turkey-season-forecast-good-youth-day-March-29 An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina's economy. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/3988335/ Adult co-ed volleyball leagues Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST