Category Archives: Sports

Republic Wireless Becomes Official Wireless Partner Of Us Club Soccer

US Club Soccer has partnered with Republic Wireless, the nation’s first hybrid Wi-Fi/cellular network. As the Official Wireless Partner of US Club Soccer, Republic Wireless becomes the presenting sponsor of the US Club Soccer Weekly e-newsletter and will have a presence at select US Club Soccer events throughout the year. In addition, Republic Wireless and US…
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Benedict Alum Bob McCullough To Be Inducted Into S.C. Athletic Hall Of Fame

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Robert McCullough, a member of the Benedict College Athletic Hall of Fame, will be inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame on May 15. McCullough led the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association in scoring during the 1964-65 season with an average of 36.4 points per game, finishing second in the NAIA…
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The First Tee of Columbia Golf Tournament

The First Tee of Columbia has partnered with the Karcher Group and B-Squared to host its first golf tournament on Friday, March 24 at the Cobblestone Park Golf Club, 1298 University Parkway, Blythewood, SC, 29016. The fee to participate in the First Tee of Columbia Golf Tournament is $400 per foursome, which includes 18 holes…
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Palmetto Health recognizes March as National Athletic Trainers Month

Athletic trainers play important role in health care community March is National Athletic Trainers Month, and Palmetto Health encourages community members to learn the importance of athletic trainers for a safer approach to work, life and sport. Athletic trainers work in high school and collegiate athletics, the military, industrial settings, physical therapy clinics and with…
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Fireflies baseball team seeks national anthem singers for 2017 season

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The 2017 Columbia Fireflies season is approaching quickly, and the team is looking for singers, musical artists or groups to perform the national anthem prior to each home game. “The 2016 season was an incredible year for the Fireflies, which included not only excellent talent on the baseball field, but behind the…
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Fireflies’ 2017 game tickets on sale now

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Single-game tickets for the 2017 Columbia Fireflies season go on sale Thursday, February 16 at 10:00 a.m. Opening Day is just 56 days away and all individual game tickets – including tickets for the 2017 South Atlantic League All-Star Game, Opening Night and Total Eclipse of the Park – will be available…
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First Tee of Columbia spring golf sessions for children begin March 14

The First Tee of Columbia at the James E. Clyburn Golf Center will hold its Spring Golf Session for children ages 5-17 from March 14 through May 20. The golf center is located at 2091 Slighs Avenue. Coaches will introduce participants to the game of golf through The First Tee curriculum. Coaches will teach participants…
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Carolina Cougars to host ABA basketball playoffs in March

COLUMBIA, SC –It’s official: the Carolina Cougars are hosting the ABA playoffs on March 11th and 12th! The Cougars won the bid to host the two-day event after receiving the support from Mayor Steve Benjamin and the city of Columbia. “It’s an honor and pleasure to announce that the Cougars are hosting the 2017 playoffs.…
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Columbia Fireflies’ all-star game logo unveiled

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies have revealed the 2017 South Atlantic League All-Star Game logo. The game will be played on June 20, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park. This is the first time the South Atlantic League All-Star Game has come to the Palmetto State’s capital since 1992. The Fireflies’ blue, neon yellow and…
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