Category Archives: Sports

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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Jose Leger returns as Fireflies manager in 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Former South Atlantic League Manager of the Year Jose Leger will return as skipper of the Fireflies in 2017, the New York Mets announced today. Leger piloted Columbia through the Inaugural Season in 2016 after having managed the previous South Atlantic League affiliate of the Mets, the Savannah Sand Gnats, in 2015.…
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