The Easley Progress- RSS SPORTS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/section/SPORTS http://theeasleyprogress.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 1 Apr 2015 19:20:03 EST 1800 Lady Green Wave end skid, host alumni http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152638188/Lady-Green-Wave-end-skid-host-alumni EASLEY — It's been a season of streaks so far for the Easley High softball team. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:00:54 EST Carolina One wins tourney http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152384847/Carolina-One-wins-tourney PICKENS — The Carolina One Volleyball Club 11 State Pickens Team won their first tournament this past weekend, having previously finished second and third in Gold at the C1 Challenge and Southern Classic Tournaments,... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:46:09 EST Easley softball thumps Greenville http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152384647/Easley-softball-thumps-Greenville EASLEY — After opening the 2015 season with a disappointing loss to Hillcrest, the Easley High varsity softball team rebounded with a resounding 21-3 victory over Greenville last week. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:46:06 EST Liberty Invitational action from the weekend http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/152253714/Liberty-Invitational-action-from-the-weekend Liberty High shortstop Olivia Thomas is unable to come up with the ball after diving for a hit against Hanna Friday in the Liberty Invitational. Liberty won the game and also defeated Pickens before falling to West-Oak in the championship... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:50:55 EST Antler measuring sessions set across SC http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152120195/Antler-measuring-sessions-set-across-SC COLUMBIA — Antlers will abound throughout the Palmetto State as the search for new state record deer antlers gets underway during the S.C. Department of Natural Resources' annual series of measuring sessions. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 22:55:51 EST Johnson dominates late in Atlanta win http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152179109/Johnson-dominates-late-in-Atlanta-win HAMPTON, Ga. — Coors Light Polesitter Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick dominated the early and middle stages of Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway — before Jimmie Johnson decided to crash the... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:45:51 EST Crafton annihilates field in Atlanta truck win http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152178983/Crafton-annihilates-field-in-Atlanta-truck-win HAMPTON, Ga. — There's no letup in Matt Crafton. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:40:51 EST Harvick wins third straight XFINITY race in Atlanta http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152178811/Harvick-wins-third-straight-XFINITY-race-in-Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga. — If you had to pick one driver to knock Joey Logano off his pedestal at Atlanta Motor Speedway, you couldn't make a better choice than Kevin Harvick. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:35:52 EST Free position camps offered through July http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/152123336/Free-position-camps-offered-through-July EASLEY — The Easley Recreation Center is holding free position camps through July for the 2015 season for student athletes ages 8-13 who want to participate in flag or contact football. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:45:51 EST Basketball alumni return to SWU http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/151937779/Basketball-alumni-return-to-SWU CENTRAL – A group of Southern Wesleyan University's top basketball alumni were welcomed back to the Central campus Jan. 31, where they were recognized for their contributions as Warriors and were reunited with longtime Head Basketball... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:45:51 EST Reed gets first XFINITY win at Daytona http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/151995293/Reed-gets-first-XFINITY-win-at-Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — With a spectacular last-lap move to the inside, not to mention a timely shove from Roush Fenway Raceway teammate Chris Buescher, Ryan Reed stormed to his first NASCAR XFINITY Series victory in Saturday's Alert Today... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:50:54 EST Reddick survives wild scramble to win Daytona truck race http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/151995245/Reddick-survives-wild-scramble-to-win-Daytona-truck-race DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —As trucks fanned out four-wide behind him, Tyler Reddick took the first checkered flag of his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career in Friday night's NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:45:52 EST Logano caps spectacular race with Daytona 500 victory http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/151995318/Logano-caps-spectacular-race-with-Daytona-500-victory DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The record will reflect that Joey Logano won Sunday's 57th Daytona 500 under caution, when a multicar wreck on the backstretch forced NASCAR to wave the yellow flag as Logano led the field into the final corner on the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:55:51 EST Kurt Busch loses final appeal of indefinite suspension http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/152005925/Kurt-Busch-loses-final-appeal-of-indefinite-suspension DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kurt Busch's final attempt to win reinstatement failed Saturday night, when NASCAR's final appeals officer, Bryan Moss, upheld Busch's indefinite suspension from all NASCAR activities. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:15:54 EST Hoops 4 Christ winners http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/151880067/Hoops-4-Christ-winners Easley First United Methodist Church's high school girls' basketball team finished second in the Hoops 4 Christ Tournament last weekend and placed fifth in the state tournament. The team was 8-3 in its local league and won the consolation... Sun, 22 Feb 2015 13:50:51 EST Stuffed perfection http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/151658767/Stuffed-perfection EASLEY — At the 2015 North American Taxidermy Championship in Raleigh, N.C., local taxidermist Grover Beardon beat out the competition to bring home two awards — First Place Dealer's Choice for his Trapped Coyote and Best of Category... Sun, 15 Feb 2015 18:15:53 EST Easley High celebrates seniors http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/151789661/Easley-High-celebrates-seniors EASLEY — The Easley High School Greenwave had a full night on Tuesday, with two varsity basketball games, the introduction of the new varsity head football coach and a special ceremony honoring three graduating senior athletes. Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:05:52 EST Lady Green Wave falls to Woodmont http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/151794101/Lady-Green-Wave-falls-to-Woodmont EASLEY — The Green Wave girls varsity basketball team lost a tough match-up against Woodmont on Tuesday, falling to the Wildcats 54-24 but are looking to turn their luck around as they travel to Greenville on Friday. Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:55:52 EST PHS football standout signs with Limestone http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/151745732/PHS-football-standout-signs-with-Limestone PICKENS — The Pickens Blue Flame held a press conference Feb. 5 to honor the signing of one of its gridiron standouts to play at the collegiate level. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:00:51 EST EHS names new football coach http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/151746116/EHS-names-new-football-coach EASLEY — Easley High School Athletics Director Gill Payne is finishing the first year of his tenure at the Green Wave helm and has scored a coup for the football program with the announcement of the team's new head coach for the upcoming... Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:05:51 EST