The Easley Progress- RSS SPORTS Feed http://theeasleyprogress.com/section/SPORTS http://theeasleyprogress.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:34:45 EST 1800 SC Cubs prospect remains grounded in family, baseball http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150841440/SC-Cubs-prospect-remains-grounded-in-family-baseball PROSPERITY — While he won't come out and say it, 2014 has been a long year for Prosperity's favorite son, C.J. Edwards. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:58:12 EST Pickens County 10U headed to state championship http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/150804352/Pickens-County-10U-headed-to-state-championship The Pickens County 10U Football All-Star team won the SCAP Western District title by defeating Abbeville 14-12. They are playing in the State Championship on Dec. 13 in Myrtle Beach. Kick-off is at 6 p.m. Kneeling are, from the left, Kase Powell,... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:16:06 EST Motorists need to watch for deer on state roads http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150649403/Motorists-need-to-watch-for-deer-on-state-roads Motorists throughout the state need to be constantly aware of roaming white-tailed deer, according to a state deer biologist. Fri, 5 Dec 2014 12:37:04 EST Hendricks signs with SWU, realizes childhood dream http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150652899/Hendricks-signs-with-SWU-realizes-childhood-dream PICKENS — Davis Hendricks of Pickens High School will get to realize a childhood dream after signing a national Letter of Intent to continue her volleyball career. Thu, 4 Dec 2014 14:44:01 EST Waterfowl hunt application process is now open http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150649799/Waterfowl-hunt-application-process-is-now-open The application for waterfowl hunts on Category I Waterfowl Management Areas is now available on the S.C. Department of Natural Resources website at www.dnr.sc.gov/hunting/huntapp.html#applications. Thu, 4 Dec 2014 12:53:02 EST Lake Hartwell fisheries habitat improvement underway http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/150648823/Lake-Hartwell-fisheries-habitat-improvement-underway The S.C. Department of Natural Resources' first fisheries habitat improvement project on Lake Hartwell resulting from the Twelve Mile Creek PCB settlement is underway at Cherry Crossing cove next to the Clemson DNR office. Mon, 1 Dec 2014 12:08:07 EST Proper disposal of deer remains is a rule of good hunter ethics http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/150649562/Proper-disposal-of-deer-remains-is-a-rule-of-good-hunter-ethics Disposal of deer remains may not be the highlight of a hunting trip, but the state's Deer Program coordinator says it's an important aspect of hunting, particularly in maintaining the hunter's image. Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:44:02 EST Longleaf pine trees shedding needles is normal http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/150649483/Longleaf-pine-trees-shedding-needles-is-normal Longleaf pine trees are shedding their needles across the sandhills and coastal plain, a normal occurrence this time of year, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:41:02 EST Shooting sports offered to interested SC schools http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/150222676/Shooting-sports-offered-to-interested-SC-schools The S.C. Department of Natural Resources has announced a new shooting sports opportunity for Palmetto State schools. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:09:01 EST Preserve fall, winter habitat for quail, rabbits http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/news-sports/150222695/Preserve-fall-winter-habitat-for-quail-rabbits Late fall and winter bring “hard times” for small game species like bobwhite quail and rabbits, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:12:04 EST Newman comes up just short in quest for first Sprint Cup title http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150566132/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. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:24:02 EST Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/150566240/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... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:28:09 EST Catastrophe on pit road ruins Logano’s title run http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150565967/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 14:18:07 EST Crafton first back-to-back champ in CWTS history http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/150565498/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 14:03:01 EST Seniors ink commitments http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-news-sports/150561801/Seniors-ink-commitments EASLEY — Two members of the Easley High School student body signed NCAA Letters of Intent to carry on in athletics at the college level and to continue their education as student-athletes as well. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:27:04 EST Kenseth holds off Larson for Nationwide win at Homestead http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/150565734/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 14:10:09 EST Wallace holds off pole sitter to win at Homestead http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/150565174/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... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:52:06 EST Wren falls short in state title run http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150561782/Wren-falls-short-in-state-title-run PIEDMONT — A second quarter injury to standout quarterback Kelly Bryant left the high flying Wren (11-1, 7-0) offense grounded as they were unceremoniously bounced from the South Carolina AAA playoffs by visiting Emerald (9-3, 6-1) 24-21 on Nov. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:26:02 EST Newman clinches spot in Chase for Sprint Cup title http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/sports/150481440/Newman-clinches-spot-in-Chase-for-Sprint-Cup-title AVONDALE, Ariz. – The right side of Ryan Newman's Caterpillar Mining Chevrolet bore more than a few dents and scuffs, emblematic of its epic struggle on the track. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:04:03 EST Keselowski wins at Phoenix http://theeasleyprogress.com/news/home_top-sports/150474197/Keselowski-wins-at-Phoenix AVONDALE, Ariz. — Brad Keselowski took advantage of a late-race caution to edge Kyle Busch for a Nationwide Series victory at Phoenix International Raceway, but Chase Elliott was the day's big winner at Saturday's DAV 200 - Honoring... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:35:05 EST