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College

  • That fighting Clemson Tiger Football Team

    "How about that fighting Clemson Tiger Football Team?"
    That's technically a question, but my dad never presented it to me as such or expected an answer. It was rhetorical, there was a short pause between "tiger" and "football" and it was delivered in an unemotional monotone right after any Clemson loss. After they lost their opener to Virginia Tech in 1986, after they didn't show up against Georgia Tech in 1989, after they suffered letdowns and head-scratchers in the '90s and 2000s…

  • Another double-double for Holmes

    Xavier Holmes has now tripled up on double-doubles.
    Holmes, a Great Falls High School graduate now playing his senior season for the Newberry College men's basketball team, scored a game-high 33 points and snared 10 rebounds Wednesday as the Wolves took down Mars Hill 99-93.
    Newberry trailed 7-2 in the early-going but took the lead when Holmes hit back-to-back layups and a free throw to put it at 13-9 Newberry. Holmes then hit a fast break layup to go up 15-9 after Brandon McCarter turned the ball over.

  • Squirewell selected to all-conference team

    He's played his last college game, but given how he excelled on the field he may not have played his last football game.
    Great Falls graduate Alstevis "Stevo" Squirewell, a redshirt senior for the Newberry College Wolves football team, was selected to the All South Atlantic Conference first team. It's the second straight All-SAC honor for Squirewell.

  • Squirewell named SAC defensive player of the week

    Newberry College defensive lineman Alstevis "Stevo" Squirewell didn't return an interception for a touchdown Saturday with one hand tied behind his back, but he did have one hand tied up.
    In part because of that play, Squirewell has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday.

  • Squirewell named pre-season all-conference

    He ended the 2014 season on the all-conference list and he's hasn't gone anywhere since that time.
    Great Falls High School graduate Alstevis "Stevo" Squirewell was one of 10 members of the Newberry College football team selected for the Pre-Season All-South Atlantic Conference squad.

  • Morris a pre-season all-conference pick

    Terrance Morris will start the 2015 season right where he ended the 2014 campaign...on an all-conference team.

  • Downey, Brown picked for Gamecock HOF

    Both have already been honored by their high school alma maters and now two all-time greats from Chester County will be honored by their college alma mater.
    The University of South Carolina Association of Lettermen elected eight new members to the USC Athletic Hall of Fame for 2015, it was announced Tuesday morning. A quarter of that class hails from Chester County as Chester High graduate Devan Downey and Lewisville product Sheldon Brown were both included on the list.

  • Kerr starts long road back to the mound

    For the past four years, Austin Kerr has carved up opposing college line-ups. Right now he struggling to carve up a piece of chicken.
    On May 8, in the third inning of a game against Liberty, Kerr, a senior left handed pitcher and first team all-conference pick at Coastal Carolina, felt some tightness in his elbow.

  • Season ends for Chants, Kerr

    Coastal Carolina's 14th trip to the NCAA postseason ended Sunday afternoon with an 8-1 loss to top seed and sixth-ranked Texas A&M (47-12) at the NCAA College Station Regional at Blue Bell Park.
    The Chanticleers, seeded second at the Regional and ranked 25th, end the season with a 39-21 record and were nationally ranked in each of the last nine weeks of the season.
    The Aggies jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first. Ryne Birk hit a one-out double and scored on an RBI single by Logan Taylor. Nick Banks followed with an RBI double off the left-center field wall.

  • Don't underestimate Austin