Newberry Observer- RSS SPORTS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/section/SPORTS http://newberryobserver.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:24:34 EST 1800 Newberry men win Little Four Championship http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports-sports/150652093/Newberry-men-win-Little-Four-Championship NEWBERRY — It was a great day for both men and women's Newberry basketball teams last Saturday in Hartsville as both teams won championships in separate tournaments held at the same venue. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:19:04 EST Whitmire football program travels to Clemson http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150664755/Whitmire-football-program-travels-to-Clemson Members of the Whitmire football program took a field trip to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes “Rally in the Valley” and Clemson vs. Georgia State game on Nov. 22. They took the seventh through 12th grade players. Coach Charlie Jenkins... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:32:01 EST Wolverines season in review http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150640763/Wolverines-season-in-review WHITMIRE — Whitmire Community School's Wolverines ended their regular season with a 5-5 record, and made it to the playoffs for one game. This season saw the end of the losing streak the Wolverines had for 44 games. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST Lady Rebels conclude tennis season http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150625627/Lady-Rebels-conclude-tennis-season PROSPERITY — The Mid-Carolina High School girls' tennis team has been nearly undefeated for the past two years. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:33:02 EST Bulldogs aim for the title http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150638924/Bulldogs-aim-for-the-title WINNSBORO — Newberry High School will head to River Bluff High School on Friday to take on Dillon High School for the state championship after their 16-3 victory over Fairfield Central High School last Friday. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:19:01 EST NHS is championship bound http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150638969/NHS-is-championship-bound NEWBERRY — A 12-year losing streak to Fairfield Central ended Friday night with Newberry High School coming out on top with a final score of 16-3 to claim the title of Division 1-AA upper state champions. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:02:02 EST Wolves close out season with loss in ECAC semifinals http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150561879/Wolves-close-out-season-with-loss-in-ECAC-semifinals GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — The Wolves 2014 soccer season came to a heartbreaking end on Friday night as they dropped a tightly contested match to Southern Connecticut State University 2-1 in the semifinals of the East Coast Athletic Conference Division... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:58:10 EST Newberry Bulldogs bulldoze Fairfield Central Griffins, 16-3. http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150636271/Newberry-Bulldogs-bulldoze-Fairfield-Central-Griffins-16-3. NEWBERRY — Newbery High School will continue on this week to the State Championship at River Bluff High School after a 16-3 win against the Fairfield High School Griffins. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 07:20:02 EST Catastrophe on pit road ruins Logano’s title run http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150566567/Catastrophe-on-pit-road-ruins-Loganos-title-run HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey Logano sat on pit road in his No. 22 Team Penske Ford for what seemed an eternity, as his crewman tried in vain to get a jack under the left side of the car. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:18:02 EST Crafton first back-to-back champ in CWTS history http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150566637/Crafton-first-back-to-back-champ-in-CWTS-history HOMESTEAD, Fla. – After becoming the first driver to ever win consecutive NASCAR Camping World Truck Series titles, Matt Crafton could talk about making history. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:03:04 EST Wallace holds off pole sitter to win at Homestead http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150566748/Wallace-holds-off-pole-sitter-to-win-at-Homestead HOMESTEAD, Fla. — After breathtaking three-wide racing during the final 20-lap green-flag run, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. held off hard-charging Keystone Light Polesitter Kyle Larson to win Friday night's Ford EcoBoost 200... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:52:03 EST Luz Besio runner-up Argentine Amateur Championship http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150563887/Luz-Besio-runner-up-Argentine-Amateur-Championship BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Former Newberry College great Maria Luz Besio finished as the runner up in the 110th FiberCorp Cup – Argentine Amateur Championship which was held November 12-16. Besio returned to defend the title that she... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:57:02 EST Four Wolves finish in top six at Wolfpack Open http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150561640/Four-Wolves-finish-in-top-six-at-Wolfpack-Open RALEIGH, N.C. — In a field packed with Division I talent, the Newberry College Wolves had four wrestlers place in the top six of their weight class at the Wolfpack Open hosted by North Carolina State in Carmichael Gymnasium on... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:20:03 EST Newberry, Fairfield coaches discuss the big game http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150597469/Newberry-Fairfield-coaches-discuss-the-big-game NEWBERRY — The head coaches for Newberry High School and Fairfield Central High School both believe it will be no easy task to walk away with the win when the Bulldogs travel to Winnsboro for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:52:03 EST Newberry upsets No. 4 Limestone, 76-67 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150561810/Newberry-upsets-No.-4-Limestone-76-67 HARTSVILLE — The Newberry Wolves women's basketball team pulled off an early season upset as they downed the No. 4/11 Limestone Saints on Nov. 15 in the Sodexo SAC/Conference Carolinas Challenge, 76-67. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:58:13 EST Kenseth holds off Larson for Nationwide win at Homestead http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150566687/Kenseth-holds-off-Larson-for-Nationwide-win-at-Homestead HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Charging away from a pack of pursuers on the final restart, Matt Kenseth scored his first NASCAR Nationwide Series win since October of last year in Saturday's Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:10:05 EST Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150566438/Harvicks-first-Sprint-Cup-title-a-total-team-effort HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor's beer in his... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:28:03 EST Newman comes up just short in quest for first Sprint Cup title http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150566496/Newman-comes-up-just-short-in-quest-for-first-Sprint-Cup-title HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Without a victory this season, Ryan Newman couldn't really point fingers at anyone when his heroic quest for a NASCAR Sprint Cup championship came up one position short Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:24:03 EST Edwards brings skills back home http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150581122/Edwards-brings-skills-back-home PROSPERITY — The second CJ Edwards Baseball Camp will be held Nov. 22 in Prosperity. Instruction for ages 8-12 will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for ages 13-16. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:54:02 EST Wolves fall in consolation game to Lions http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150561735/Wolves-fall-in-consolation-game-to-Lions GAFFNEY — The Newberry College field hockey team concluded its second season in program history on Sunday afternoon in an 8-1 loss to the Lindenwood Lions at Saints Field in the ECAC consolation match. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:25:04 EST