Newberry Observer- RSS sports Feed http://newberryobserver.com/section/sports http://newberryobserver.com/section/sports Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:48:05 EST 1800 Bulldogs defeat the Yellow Jackets http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/50468649/Bulldogs-defeat-the-Yellow-Jackets NEWBERRY — Going into the half, the Newberry Bulldogs led the Union County Yellow Jackets 21-14, but the momentum didn't stop there. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:21:04 EST Wolverines crush Blue Flashes, 42-0 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/50469568/Wolverines-crush-Blue-Flashes-42-0 WHITMIRE — After losing over 40 games in a row, Whitmire Community High School's football team beat the Calhoun Falls Charter School 42-0 in both teams first game of the season. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:59:03 EST Mid-Carolina loses to Chapin http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50469904/Mid-Carolina-loses-to-Chapin Mid-Carolina High School loses this year's Battle of the Bell rivalry game to Chapin High School with a final score of 22-6.Mid-Carolina now possesses an 0-1 record, while Chapin improves to 2-0. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:52:02 EST Saturday’s scrimmage closed to public http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50446110/Saturdays-scrimmage-closed-to-public NEWBERRY — Newberry College head football coach Todd Knight has announced that Saturday's scrimmage will be closed to the public. The team will continue to prepare for the Sept. 6 season opener at Charleston Southern, but the coaching... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:24:02 EST New Whitmire coach ready for first season http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50420249/New-Whitmire-coach-ready-for-first-season WHITMIRE — Whitmire Community High School will play in their first home football game of the season on Friday against the Flashes of Calhoun Falls Charter School. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:58:02 EST Mid-Carolina Rebels looking for some Ws in 2014 http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50447661/Mid-Carolina-Rebels-looking-for-some-Ws-in-2014 NEWBERRY — The Mid-Carolina High School football Rebels hope to improve after a 2013 season that saw them go winless. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:57:02 EST Strickland shooting for positive NHS football season http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/50402283/Strickland-shooting-for-positive-NHS-football-season NEWBERRY — With a record of 8-4 last season, Newberry High School's football coach Phil Strickland looks to continue the team's success heading into their first game of the season on Friday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:42:01 EST Keselowski earns first NASCAR Truck Series win at Bristol http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50421557/Keselowski-earns-first-NASCAR-Truck-Series-win-at-Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. — After 62 races — the last 20 of which were in his own equipment — Brad Keselowski is finally a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:43:06 EST Stout restart gives Blaney Nationwide Series win at Bristol http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50421704/Stout-restart-gives-Blaney-Nationwide-Series-win-at-Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ryan Blaney swept past Kyle Busch on a restart with seven laps to go and held on to win Friday night's rain-delayed Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:43:04 EST Logano defies odds with career renaissance at Penske http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50421958/Logano-defies-odds-with-career-renaissance-at-Penske For every Kyle Busch, there's a Casey Atwood. For every Kyle Larson, there's a Todd Kluever. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:41:09 EST NASCAR by the numbers http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50421798/NASCAR-by-the-numbers 6: The number of victories recorded by Team Penske drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year. It's the first time a Ford team has won more than five races in a single year since Carl Edwards' nine-victory season for Roush Fenway... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:41:08 EST Logano nabs third win of season in Bristol night race http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50422238/Logano-nabs-third-win-of-season-in-Bristol-night-race BRISTOL, Tenn. – Joey Logano believes he has the car and Team Penske believes they have the team to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:41:06 EST Jared Holliday named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50323371/Jared-Holliday-named-Arthur-Ashe-Jr.-Sports-Scholar FAIRFAX, Va. — Newberry College rising senior wrestler Jared Holliday has been named an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar as announced by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine recently. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:26:04 EST Newberry men and women picked 12th in preseason http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50371119/Newberry-men-and-women-picked-12th-in-preseason NEWBERRY — The Newberry College cross country teams were picked to finish 12th in the men's and women's preseason polls released Aug. 21. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:10:04 EST Wolves men’s soccer tabbed 11th in preseason polls http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50370706/Wolves-mens-soccer-tabbed-11th-in-preseason-polls NEWBERRY — The Newberry men's soccer team was picked to finish 11th in the South Atlantic Conference when the preseason polls were released. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:57:02 EST Tickets available for five USC home tilts http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50317218/Tickets-available-for-five-USC-home-tilts COLUMBIA – Single game football tickets for five University of South Carolina home football games are on sale now to the general public. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:24:01 EST Newberry picked seventh in SAC preseason poll http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50318044/Newberry-picked-seventh-in-SAC-preseason-poll ROCK HILL — The Newberry Wolves' volleyball team has been predicted to finish seventh in the South Atlantic Conference this season as the annual preseason coaches' poll was released Monday. Sophomore Logan Hayward has been named... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:17:02 EST Newberry County schools compete in swim meet http://newberryobserver.com/news/news-sports/50318452/Newberry-County-schools-compete-in-swim-meet Swimming teams from Mid-Carolina High School, Newberry Academy and Newberry High School competed at a swim meet this past Monday.A swimmer from Newberry Academy uses a sidestroke in this race. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:21:02 EST Newberry College nets 14 signees for 2015 season http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50301765/Newberry-College-nets-14-signees-for-2015-season NEWBERRY — Fourteen newcomers have been signed to the Wolves' baseball roster for the 2014-15 academic year to bolster the already strong roster as the Wolves look to improve on a strong 2014 season. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:48:03 EST Late restart catapults Gordon to Michigan victory http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/50314633/Late-restart-catapults-Gordon-to-Michigan-victory BROOKLYN, Mich. — So much for restarts being a problem for Jeff Gordon. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:05:02 EST