Category Archives: Sports

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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44th Annual Assault on Mt. Mitchell Sold Out – Register for the 2019 Assault on Marion and Secure Spot for Mt. Mitchell in 2020!

The 44th Annual Assault on Mt. Mitchell, presented by Prisma Health, is sold out for 2019. The Freewheelers Cycling Association of Spartanburg is offering a special for Marion riders—all 2019 Marion registrants will have the opportunity to register early, before general registration opens, for the Assault on Mt. Mitchell in 2020. The Assault on Marion…
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Greenville Country Club to Host Morgan Lucas Junior Golf Championship

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Greenville Country Club (GCC) is set to host the Morgan Lucas Junior Championship at its award-winning Chanticleer golf course on Saturday, February 23 and Sunday, February 24, 2019. The Morgan Lucas Junior Championship is administered by the South Carolina Junior Golf Association for the top juniors in the state. Greenville Country Club hosts this…
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