Newberry Observer- RSS SPORTS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/section/SPORTS http://newberryobserver.com/section/SPORTS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:18:35 EST 1800 Newberry Academy thumps Warriors, 54-26 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150219005/Newberry-Academy-thumps-Warriors-54-26 NEWBERRY — The Newberry Academy football team faced John Paul II Catholic School on Friday night at Kendall Field in a rematch of a tight game played two weeks ago. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:31:03 EST Wolverines taken down by Sabres http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150220476/Wolverines-taken-down-by-Sabres SIMPSONVILLE — The Whitmire Community School Wolverines lost 33-14 to the Southside Christian High School Sabres on Friday in the Wolverine's third region game. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:47:02 EST Newberry Wolves drop homecoming game to L-R, 23-10 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-localsports1-sports/150220334/Newberry-Wolves-drop-homecoming-game-to-L-R-23-10 NEWBERRY — The Newberry Wolves had perfect weather and a packed house for the annual Homecoming game, but the visiting No. 5/7 Lenoir-Rhyne Bears kept the clamps on the Wolves' offense and escaped with a 23-10 win. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:06:03 EST Newberry Bulldogs bury Mid-Carolina Rebels, 54-13 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150220254/Newberry-Bulldogs-bury-Mid-Carolina-Rebels-54-13 PROSPERITY — The Newberry High School Bulldogs advanced to 6-2, and the Mid-Carolina High School Rebels fell to 5-3 after a lopsided rivalry game on Friday night. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:12:02 EST Wolverines taken down by Sabres http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150217119/Wolverines-taken-down-by-Sabres Simpsonville — The Whitmire Community School's Wolverines were defeated last night to the Southside Christian High School's Sabres in an away game. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:41:02 EST Newberry Bulldogs sic Mid-Carolina Rebels, win 54-13 http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150215190/Newberry-Bulldogs-sic-Mid-Carolina-Rebels-win-54-13 PROSPERITY — The Newberry High School Bulldogs advance to 6-2 and the Mid-Carolina High School Rebels fall to 5-3 after a lopsided rivalry game. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:13:09 EST Whitmire girls tennis update http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150185266/Whitmire-girls-tennis-update WHITMIRE — Whitmire Community School's girls tennis team played in three matches this past week, one against Abbeville and two against Fox Creek. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:46:05 EST Newberry heads to Mid-Carolina for in-county rival game http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150191575/Newberry-heads-to-Mid-Carolina-for-in-county-rival-game PROSPERITY — Newberry will travel a short distance for a big game Friday when the Bulldogs (5-2, 2-1)head to Prosperity to take on the Rebels (5-2, 2-1). Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:56:04 EST Bulldogs aiming for region spot http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150182185/Bulldogs-aiming-for-region-spot NEWBERRY — Newberry High School Head football coach Phil Strickland said there were not a lot of positives coming out of last week's game, as the Bulldogs were defeated by Fairfield Center 33-8 at home. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:46:04 EST Wolverines headed to Simpsonville to take on Sabres http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-sports/150183369/Wolverines-headed-to-Simpsonville-to-take-on-Sabres WHITMIRE — The Whitmire Community School Wolverines will face off against Southside Christian High School's Sabres in Simpsonville on Friday. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:31:05 EST Newberry looks to slow down L-R in Homecoming game http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1/150163629/Newberry-looks-to-slow-down-L-R-in-Homecoming-game NEWBERRY — The Newberry College Wolves' football team faces a stern test, as the No. 5 Lenoir-Rhyne University Bears come calling this weekend. The game is the annual Battle for the Bishops Trophy, as well as Newberry's Homecoming... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:01:03 EST MC Lady Rebels tennis updates http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150181862/MC-Lady-Rebels-tennis-updates NEWBERRY — The Mid-Carolina Lady Rebels tennis team competed on Oct. 3 against Abbeville where they had a total win of 6-1.Singles matches1) Elise Mills vs. Jesie Edwards — 6-0, 6-0 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:09:03 EST Talladega is a must-win scenario for three notable drivers http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150163259/Talladega-is-a-must-win-scenario-for-three-notable-drivers CONCORD, N.C. — When the smoke cleared, the dust settled, and the fists stopped flying on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, three of the most high-profile drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series were back where they... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:50:04 EST Harvick advances, tempers flare after the Charlotte race http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150163633/Harvick-advances-tempers-flare-after-the-Charlotte-race CONCORD, N.C. — The Closer finally closed the deal, and the door swung almost shut on Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:43:03 EST Keselowski grabs Nationwide Series victory at Charlotte http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150162981/Keselowski-grabs-Nationwide-Series-victory-at-Charlotte CONCORD, N.C. — In the closing laps of Friday night's Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with an air of inevitability, Brad Keselowski tracked down teammate Ryan Blaney and made the pass for the win on Lap 187 of... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:38:03 EST Wolves announce 2015 baseball schedule http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150131364/Wolves-announce-2015-baseball-schedule NEWBERRY — Newberry College head baseball coach Russell Triplett has announced the Wolves' schedule for the 2015 season. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:44:03 EST Second half dooms Wolves against Bellarmine http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150143396/Second-half-dooms-Wolves-against-Bellarmine LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Sophomore Courtlyn Warren tallied two goals for the Wolves on Saturday afternoon in a 6-3 loss to the Bellarmine Knights. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:41:04 EST Men finish in 16th at Royals XC Challenge http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150143371/Men-finish-in-16th-at-Royals-XC-Challenge NEWBERRY — The Newberry men's cross country team ran to a 16th place finish and the women had four individuals run so they did not post a team score in the Non-Division I race at the Royals XC Challenge. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:39:02 EST NHS tennis seniors recognized http://newberryobserver.com/news/sports/150143442/NHS-tennis-seniors-recognized Amelia Foster is shown with her parents, Carol and Lee Foster.Sarah Jane Senn is shown with her parents, David and Fran Senn.Latifha Fant, daughter of Raymond and Vicky Fant, is shown with Coach Jurgen Schnakenberg. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:09:03 EST Newberry slips up at Tusculum, 16-14 http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-sports/150138028/Newberry-slips-up-at-Tusculum-16-14 GREENVILLE, T.N. — Awful conditions and two late Tusculum touchdowns ruined the Newberry Wolves' trip to eastern Tennessee, as the homestanding Pioneers slid to a 16-14 win at Pioneer Field. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:40:02 EST