Category Archives: Sports

Carolina Cougars basketball team names Butler head coach

Columbia -- Carolina Cougars Management Group LLC. announced that Dr. Kevin Butler has been named Head Coach for the upcoming season.  "We are very excited that Dr. Butler has agreed to join the Carolina Cougars “stated Allen Franklin, CEO.  "Coach Butler has had a very good career developing players in and out of the NBA."…
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New basketball team Carolina Cougars holding open tryouts

The Carolina Cougars, an expansion team in the American Basketball Association, are holding open tryouts for the 2016 season at Brooklyn Baptist Church Convention Center, 1066 Sunset Blvd. in West Columbia. Tryout dates are April 23, 30 and May 7, 14. Registration is $75 per person in advance and $100 the day of the tryout.…
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Fireflies Invite fans to ‘Swing for Your Seats’

COLUMBIA, S.C. — On Saturday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Fireflies will give fans a chance to club the first home run in Spirit Communications Park history – and win a free ticket package in the process. Once a participant places a 25% deposit on season tickets or another ticket package…
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New Fireflies Stadium Behind the Scenes Tour March 31

Columbia, SC (March 16, 2016) -- Spirit Communications Park, the new home of the Columbia Fireflies, has been under construction for the past 18 months on Bull Street. The $37-million project will seat 8,000 fans and infuse a new spirit of unity in the City of Columbia. The Fireflies will be the first minor league…
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Fireflies’ inaugural season can be heard on WGCV

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies full 140-game schedule will be broadcast on the radio through Glory Communications for the 2016 season.  The Fireflies home and away games will be simulcast on WGCV 620 AM and 105.1 FM. “We are excited about this opportunity to team together with John Katz and the Columbia Fireflies for…
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Carolina Cougars announced as Columbia’s entry into new-look ABA

COLUMBIA (Feb 10, 2016) – Carolina Cougars LLC announced today that a partnership of Todd Miller and Allen Franklin, has acquired the League’s 200th expansion club. The new team will be named Carolina Cougars and expects to begin play in 2016. "We are very excited to have a team in Columbia SC with an extraordinary…
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