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Chapin-Newberry advances after Greenville forfeit

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NEWBERRY — The season has been extended for the Chapin-Newberry American Legion baseball team after an ineligible player protest against Greenville was upheld Monday.The defending state champions will head back to Sumter after a 3-2 series victory over Greenville last week in game 5.Chapin-Newberry is now 19-5 overall on the season. The team travels to Sumter on Friday for a team orientation and cookout.State tournament play begins at Riley Park on Saturday and continues through Wednesday.The eight teams playing for the state championship are:Upper State: (1) Inman, (2) Chapin/Newberry, (3) Rock Hill, (4) Spartanburg

 

Mitch Riggs named to NABC Honors Court

NEWBERRY — The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced rising Newberry College junior Mitch Riggs has been named to the 2013-14 NABC Honors Court, recognizing those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season.The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.Riggs completed his sophomore season on the hardwoo...

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McElwee promoted to High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans

MYRTLE BEACH — Newberry College alumnus Josh McElwee has been promoted to the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans by the Texas Rangers organization, making his first appearance back home in the 2014 season Friday night.This is McElwee’s third stint at Myrtle Beach in the last three seasons. A 20th round draftee in 2012, McElwee is a native of Andrews, less than 60 miles from the Pelicans’ home at TicketReturn.com Field.McElwee earned a hold, pitching 2.0 innin...

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McCutcheon named assistant coach at Newberry College

NEWBERRY — Terence McCutcheon has been hired as the new assistant basketball coach at Newberry College.McCutcheon replaces Rob Perron, who recently accepted the head coaching position at Catawba. McCutcheon played for Head Basketball Coach Dave Davis at Pfeiffer and was the team MVP is 2002.“We are extremely excited to add coach McCutcheon to our basketball family,” said Davis. “He has a complete understanding of what we are all about and has seen...

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Snyder promoted to associate head baseball coach

NEWBERRY — Jay Snyder has been promoted to associate head baseball coach, effective immediately.Snyder has served as an assistant coach for the Newberry baseball program for six seasons. He was elevated to recruiting coordinator as the Wolves have made their resurgence to one of the prominent teams in the South Atlantic Conference and Southeast Region.

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Newberry signs Irmo’s Xavier Hill

NEWBERRY — Xavier Hill of Irmo High School has signed to play basketball for Newberry College, the school announced.Hill is no stranger to Newberry or Newberry College as his parents were married in the college chapel and almost all of his family lives in the town.“Like many young men I have been fortunate to coach, Xavier Hill was grossly under-recruited,” said Head Basketball Coach Dave Davis. “He can really play and he will have a chance to mak...

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Whitmire volleyball court completed

WHITMIRE — Joey Dillard, recreation director for the Town of Whitmire, announced that the town’s volleyball court is complete.The court is located off S.C. 66 on the left side of the road before Whitmire High School’s football stadium. It is across the street from the old high school building.Although the nets are up, Dillard said he still has ideas to improve the area. Dillard’s thought is to put picnic tables in the area and maybe a set of bleac...

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Two losses likely end Chapin-Newberry’s season

NEWBERRY — Chapin-Newberry lost two Legion playoff games to Greenville Post 3 last week, losses that in all likelihood eliminated them from the state tournament unless a protest filed by Chapin-Newberry is ruled in their favor.Game 5, which was played Friday in Newberry, was played under protest by Chapin-Newberry due to player eligibility issues.The protest was to be decided no later than Monday. Scenarios include Chapin-Newberry could lose the protest; Greenville...

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Fairfield takes home rec league title over Restoration Outreach

NEWBERRY — The Restoration Outreach Recreation League All-Star team took on Fairfield Saturday morning for the league championship at Smith Road Complex on the campus of Newberry College.Early in the first inning Restoration Outreach was able to touch Fairfield starter Stanley “Monk” McManus for a run but Fairfield responded in the bottom of the frame with a two spot to give McManus a lead he would not relinquish as the Fairfield club won 5-1.McManus st...

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Youth Football League registration

NEWBERRY — Johnnie Caldwell, Program Coordinator for the Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department for the City of Newberry announced the arrival of their 2014 Youth Football League.Registration has officially begun for children ages 6-12 as of September 1, 2014. With proof of residency, the cost for city residents is $30. Non-resident price will be $50.Free with early registration for youth football, is admission to a football camp held July 21-24 at the Newberry ...

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Newberry College campus filled with spirit

The Newberry College cheerleading squad and The Scarlet Poms Dance team held their annual Cheer/Dance Camp with many young ladies in attendance. During the camp, the girls learned cheers and stunts from some of the members of the current cheerleading squad, who are the reigning Grand Champions of the “Clash of the Carolinas.” The girls also learned dances from the Scarlet Poms, who are three-time national champions. Coach Lindsay Swygert is the head cheerleading coach and Coach Je...

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Doubleheader sweep puts C/N up 2-1 over Greenville in best of five series

NEWBERRY — Whether playing a partial game or a full nine innings, Chapin/Newberry American Legion baseball game found a way to get past Greenville Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the best of five series.Greenville defeated Newberry Tuesday night in round two playoff action but Chapin/Newberry was dialed in from the get-go in the continuation of a Monday home game postponed due to inclement weather.Play resumed in the bottom of the fourth with Chapin/Newberry ...

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