Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Colin Dugan and Levi Logan represented Concrete Primary School at competition.
Two students from Mrs. Roach’s class, at Concrete Primary School, participated in the Special Olympics at Westside High School, in Anderson, on Wednesday, April 10th. Colin Dugan and Levi Logan did an excellent job representing their school. Colin finished 2nd in the 50 Meter Dash,2nd in the Long Jump & 3rd in the Soft Ball Throw Levi finished 6th in the 50 Meter Dash, 3rd in the Long Jump & 2nd in the Soft Ball Throw. Concrete is so proud of Colin and Levi for their accomplishments! Way to go boys! Job well done!
Pitcher Michael Roth's improbable rookie season marks another milestone tonight.
It's been quite a rookie season for former Riverside High and University of South Carolina ace pitcher Michael Roth of Greer. Tonight, Roth will be on the mound at 10:05 p.m. Wednesday as the Anaheim Angels play host to the Texas Rangers, MLB.com reported. Roth, who was playing with the Double-A Arkansas Travelers, was called up two weeks ago by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim — making him the first minor leaguer of the season to be called up to the Majors. The result? A win in his first outing, as he pitched two perfect innings in relief against the Houston Astros. Roth has pitched five innings for the Angels, allowing two runs on four hits with one walk while striking out seven. He replaces starting pitcher Jerome Williams, an eight-…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Fleet Feet is asking runners and walkers to meet at Furman's Timmons Arena for a 2.62 mile run/walk to show support for those affected by the attacks in Boston and during the Boston Marathon.
Want to do something to show your support for Boston. Tuesday night Fleet Feet is encouraging walkers and runners to meet at Furman University's Timmons Arena for a 2.62 mile run/walk to show support for those affected by the attacks in Boston. It is free to walk/run in the event, but donations are being collected for OneFundBoston.org. Organizers ask that you pre-register for the event and make donations here. Donations $20 and above will receive a T-shirt. A moment of silence will be observed before the run begins. Runners are encouraged to wear blue or yellow as a show of support and the colors of the Boston Marathon. For more information, call 235-4800.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Register now for free clinic.
Want to get your line in the water and reel in the big one, but you don't feel confident with your angling skills? Family Fishing Clinics is an introductory class to fishing. Table Rock State Park will host a Family Fishing Clinic Saturday, May 11 from 2pm to 5pm. The clinics are sponsored by the DNR Aquatic Education Section and are designed to introduce the basics of fishing to the young and old or those who need a refresher to increase their future participation in the sport. Family Fishing Clinics teach skills on how to tie a fishing knot, rig a rod and reel, and casting. The best part is everyone will get to try their hand at fishing. Family Fishing Clinics are free of charge. Register online at www.dnr.sc.gov/aquaticed/fishingclinic…
Friday, April 19, 2013
Notre Dame will face every ACC team at least once in the first three-year rotation of games.
Clemson and Notre Dame will meet in Death Valley in 2015, the ACC announced Friday. This will be the first meeting between the Fighting Irish and the Tigers since 1979, when Clemson won 16-10 after Billy Lott's late-game TD. The first meeting between the Irish and Clemson, in 1977, was won 21-17 by fifth-ranked Notre Dame and future Hall-of-Famer Joe Montana, against the 15th-ranked Tigers and QB Steve Fuller. Notre Dame will begin playing in the ACC in all sports in 2013-14. The two programs will play each other in men's or women's basketball in 2013-14. Clemson is the only ACC school Notre Dame has never played in men's basketball. As part of the agreement to join the ACC, Notre Dame will begin playing ACC teams five times a year in …
Event postponed due to heavy rains predicted tonight.
With the strong thunderstorms planned for today, the Foundation has re-scheduled the 2nd Annual Walk/Bike-a-thon to Thursday, April 25 from 6-8 pm at the new Easley High School. According to the Baptist Easley Hospital Foundation, all of the event's partners have agreed to come on on Thursday, including the fire truck, smoke house, police car, drug dog, GHS helicopter, ambulance and Humvee. The event will feature displays from area organizations, including the YMCA of Easley, Safe Kids, Sam’s Club, Paper Party Place, Combined Utilities (food station), Roger C. Peace Hospital (water station) and inflatables/snow cones/cotton candy provided by Piedmont Baptist Association. Parents and children should arrive at Easley High School on Thursday…
Thursday, April 18, 2013
EHS athlete ties her persona best.
Easley junior, Leslie Ledbetter, took third place in the Girls’ High Jump competition at the Taco Bell Invitational Track Meet held Friday and Saturday, April 12-13 at Spring Valley High School in Columbia. This was the 21st Taco Bell Invitational attracting over 100 schools from 8 states. Ledbetter jumped 5’4” tying her Personal Best set last year which also set a new Easley High School girls’ high jump record. Fifty-three girls competed in the high jump portion of the meet with Ledbetter finishing behind Nicole Green of Ponte Vedra, Florida who jumped 5’10” and current State Champion, Julisa Tindall of Northwestern who also jumped 5’4”. Ledbetter plans to return to Spring Valley May 4 for the SC State Qualifying Meet. Other Easley …
West End Elementary School students, faculty place in 5K
Students in the West End Elementary “Running Wild” club recently participated in Central Elementary School's “Keep it Movin’” 5K race in Clemson. West End had nine students participate in the race along with six adults. Student Blake Medford placed first in his age group and Carys Waddington placed third. Principal Angie Rodgers also placed first in her age group.
Butler will take over PHS athletic program for the 2013-2014 school year.
Pickens High School is pleased to announce Stan Butler as the new athletic director for the 2013-2014 school year. Coach Butler began his teaching career at South Middle School in Lancaster, SC, where he served as a teacher, department chair, and athletic director for seven years. He moved to Pickens in 2000 and began his teaching and coaching career at Pickens High School. Coach Butler has served as head baseball coach, girls’ golf coach, and assistant football coach while at PHS. As the head baseball coach for ten years, he led his teams to 3 Region championships, 3 district titles, and 9 trips to the playoffs. As the girls’ golf coach, he led his team to the first ever region championship for girls’ golf at PHS. In addition, he led his …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Former Clemson star and NFL running back records voice-over for the popular Fox TV show.
Fans of former Clemson running back C.J. Spiller and the TV show, "Family Guy," will get a special treat this upcoming season. The Buffalo Bills rusher said he recently recorded a voice-over for the often raunchy and popular Fox TV animated show, according to a report by TigersNow.com. Spiller recorded the voice-over Tuesday morning. “I haven’t really watched the show,” Spiller said during a chat with WGR radio in Buffalo, N.Y., on Tuesday. “So I guess since I’m doing that one I’ll watch and see how it turned out.” Spiller said he got asked a week or so ago to read what he said was "a little thing that they'll use in a scene." The report failed to mention when the episode might air. More here.