Category Archives: Sports

Greenville Country Club’s Robb Thompson Named South Carolina’s Tennis Pro of the Year

[caption id="attachment_37210" align="alignleft" width="2998"] Greenville Country Club's Tennis Director, Robb Thompson[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. — Greenville Country Club (GCC), one of the South’s most historic and prestigious country clubs, is proud to announce that Robb Thompson, Tennis Director, has been recognized as South Carolina’s Tennis Pro of the Year by the South Carolina branch of the…
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Villanova’s Jason Donnelly named athletics director at Furman University

[caption id="attachment_35322" align="alignleft" width="1140"] Donnelly previously served as special assistant to Villanova head basketball coach Jay Wright and was a key contributor to the Wildcats' two national championships.[/caption] Furman University President Elizabeth Davis recently announced that Jason Donnelly, senior associate athletics director and executive director of athletics development at Villanova University, has been named athletics…
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South Carolina Launches New Interscholastic Cycling League

[caption id="attachment_34773" align="alignleft" width="1125"] 2018 Upstate Shredders ride in Greenville Christmas parade. Photo: Carin Slader Wolfe[/caption] Greenville, SC - South Carolina will become one of the next states to join the NICA community. NICA, the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, is a national governing body for youth mountain biking in the US. The addition of South…
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Carolina Panthers announce camp schedule at Wofford

Kickoff party set for Thursday, July 25 SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Carolina Panthers have announced the team’s summer training camp schedule, and that can only mean one thing – we’re getting closer to football season. The first chance to see the Panthers practice at Wofford College will be on Thursday, July 25, at the team’s annual kickoff…
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Greenville Swamp Rabbits Enter Affiliation With Carolina Hurricanes

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Greenville Swamp Rabbits are proud to announce an agreement to enter an affiliation with the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Swamp Rabbits will serve as the development destination for the Hurricanes' prospects as they look to rise through the ranks to the NHL level by being part…
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Rhein Gibson Wins 2019 BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented by SYNNEX Corporation

[caption id="attachment_33370" align="alignnone" width="1178"] Rhein Gibson[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. (June 9, 2019) — Rhein Gibson from Edmond, Oklahoma is the 2019 BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented by SYNNEX Corporation tournament champion, earning $126,000 for the win. Gibson finished the tournament 21-under-par (66,64,63). Other winners include: • X3 Series Low Handicap Champion: Jason Payne • X6 Series Low…
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Doug Heinzer joins Swamp Rabbits’ ownership group

[caption id="attachment_31601" align="alignleft" width="214"] Doug Heinzer[/caption] Greenville's local pro hockey team, the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, owned and operated by South Carolina Pro Hockey, LLC, is pleased to announce the addition of Pro Sports Ventures, LLC, owned and managed by Doug Heinzer, to the team's ownership group, effective March 14, 2019. Heinzer will hold a position…
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