Newberry Observer- RSS SPORTS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/section/SPORTS http://newberryobserver.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:31:48 EST 1800 Baxtrom, Thompson named all-SAC http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152925357/Baxtrom-Thompson-named-all-SAC ROCK HILL — The Newberry women's lacrosse team placed two of its members on the all-South Atlantic Conference teams as announced by the conference office today. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:10:51 EST McElwee opens 2015 campaign with Double-A Frisco http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152925231/McElwee-opens-2015-campaign-with-Double-A-Frisco FRISCO, Texas — Newberry College alumnus Josh McElwee will start his fourth season of professional baseball with the Frisco Roughriders of the Texas League. Frisco is the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers organization. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:05:51 EST Whitmire Wrestler named to North/South all star team http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152794684/Whitmire-Wrestler-named-to-North/South-all-star-team Kenny Page was selected to the 2015 North/South All-Star Team. Page traveled to North Myrtle Beach on March 5 to practice with the all-star team. The all-star matches were held March 6 at North Myrtle Beach High School. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:45:51 EST Scarlet Poms finish strong at NDA in Daytona http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152921214/Scarlet-Poms-finish-strong-at-NDA-in-Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Newberry College Scarlet Poms recently returned from competing at the 306-team National Dance Alliance's Collegiate National Championship held in Daytona Beach. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:20:51 EST Carolina Gators win 12U AA challenge tourney http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152949572/Carolina-Gators-win-12U-AA-challenge-tourney The Carolina Gators 12U AA travel baseball team based in Newberry won the Coastal Spring State/April Fools Challenge held in Lexington on April 11 and April 12. The team was awarded a plaque and gold championship rings. Players are, front row from the... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:35:53 EST Youth Jamboree kicks off http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152896189/Youth-Jamboree-kicks-off NEWBERRY — The City of Newberry Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department's Youth Baseball Jamboree was held April 11 at JD Rook Field. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:35:51 EST Weather forces delay in SAC tennis tournament http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152963733/Weather-forces-delay-in-SAC-tennis-tournament BREVARD, N.C. — Due to inclement weather conditions in and around the area of Brevard, the beginning of the 2015 South Atlantic Conference tennis tournament was pushed back to a Friday morning start. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:25:54 EST Newberry College inks 12 student-athletes for 2015 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152921389/Newberry-College-inks-12-student-athletes-for-2015 NEWBERRY — The Newberry College women's soccer coach Diana Sanguinetti has announced the signing of 12 student-athletes to suit up for the fall of 2015. Five players hail locally from South Carolina, one from North Carolina while six more... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:25:52 EST Wolves are SAC Champs http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152787500/Wolves-are-SAC-Champs NEWBERRY — The Newberry Wolves women's basketball team were crowned the South Atlantic Conference Championship after beating Anderson this season. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:10:51 EST NHS girls soccer team takes win on Senior Night http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152852719/NHS-girls-soccer-team-takes-win-on-Senior-Night NEWBERRY — Newberry High School held senor night for the girls' soccer team on April 7 at Mike Ware Field on the campus of Newberry High School. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:25:52 EST Offense takes 54-32 win in Wolves’ annual spring game http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152874968/Offense-takes-54-32-win-in-Wolves-annual-spring-game NEWBERRY — A great crowd of 1,500 on a perfect day witnessed the offense take a 54-32 win over the defense in Newberry College's annual Spring Game at historic Setzler Field on Saturday. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:50:51 EST Mid-Carolina Dixie Youth baseball in full swing http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152872834/Mid-Carolina-Dixie-Youth-baseball-in-full-swing NEWBERRY COUNTY — Dixie Youth Baseball has started and is in full swing. This year, Mid-Carolina Dixie Youth has four minors teams comprised of players ages 8-10 and three majors teams that consist of players ages 11-12. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:40:51 EST NHS’ Burton is almost perfect, hits walk-off home run http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152852615/NHS-Burton-is-almost-perfect-hits-walk-off-home-run NEWBERRY — Kevis Burton's one out walk-off home run in the bottom of the sixth inning gave the Newberry High varsity baseball team an 11-0 mercy rule victory Thursday night over Keenan at Bill Harvey Field. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:25:54 EST Newberry lacrosse wraps up season with heartbreaking loss http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152879663/Newberry-lacrosse-wraps-up-season-with-heartbreaking-loss WINGATE, N.C. — A late, fierce rally was not enough to keep the Wolves' season alive as they dropped a tight contest to Wingate University on Saturday afternoon, 10-9. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:25:53 EST Nominees announced for Newberry Wolfies http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/152815096/Nominees-announced-for-Newberry-Wolfies NEWBERRY — The Newberry College athletic department has announced the second annual Newberry College Athletic Awards — “The Wolfies” — will take place in Wiles Chapel on April 30 at 7 p.m. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 01:45:52 EST Bulldog Busby hits inside the park homerun in 11-1 thumping http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152814825/Bulldog-Busby-hits-inside-the-park-homerun-in-11-1-thumping NEWBERRY — The Newberry High School varsity baseball team picked up its second straight regional victory in 24 hours via the mercy rule on Tuesday night at Bill Harvey Field with an 11-1 victory over Eau Claire. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:35:52 EST JV Bulldogs split doubleheader with Gray Collegiate Academy http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152831176/JV-Bulldogs-split-doubleheader-with-Gray-Collegiate-Academy NEWBERRY — The junior varsity baseball team of Newberry High School split a doubleheader with Gray Collegiate Academy out of West Columbia on Wednesday at home.Game one — Gray Collegiate 3, Newberry 2 Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:10:51 EST Bulldogs thump Columbia Capitals 20-1 http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/152782287/Bulldogs-thump-Columbia-Capitals-20-1 NEWBERRY — With the agreement of both head coaches and the officials, the 10-run mercy rule fell into effect an inning early Monday evening at Bill Harvey Field in Newberry High School's 20-1 victory over Columbia in just 3.5 innings of... Wed, 8 Apr 2015 08:55:53 EST Atack, Wilkinson have Wolves in striking distance at UMO Invitational http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports-sports/152783434/Atack-Wilkinson-have-Wolves-in-striking-distance-at-UMO-Invitational GOLDSBORO, N.C. — The Newberry Wolves have set themselves in striking distance for Tuesday's final 18 holes at the UMO Invitational – The Trojan hosted by Mount Olive at the par-72, 6,875-yard Walnut Creek Country Club. Wed, 8 Apr 2015 07:30:51 EST Coaching with the All-Stars http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/152583594/Coaching-with-the-All-Stars NEWBERRY — Newberry resident Thomas “Mitch” Lowder was given the opportunity to coach in the North-South All-Star Basketball game held March 21 at Lexington High School. Tue, 7 Apr 2015 14:15:51 EST