Local Athletes Continuing Their Career… Yesterday two local high school athletes announced their intent to continue their athletic careers and education.
- CHS… Red Devil senior Vee Thompson signed a letter of intent to play football at Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC… As Red Devil fans know, Vee has been recuperating from a torn ACL early in this past football season… He is expected to compete for one of the defensive back positions for the Monarchs… Check out the interview with Vee below.
- LA… Crusader Josh Urwick announced yesterday that he will continue his education and have a preferred walk-on status at PC this fall… That means he pretty much is assured of a spot on the team… He has been a three-sport star for the Crusaders… At PC he is expecting to play wide receiver… Check out the interview with Vee below.
College Baseball Notes:
- SEC Tournament… Ole Miss 10 – South Carolina 4… The South Carolina Gamecocks just can’t seem to a win in the SEC baseball tournament in recent years and that continued yesterday as #10 nationally ranked Ole Miss Rebels defeated the #9 ranked Gamecocks 10-4 handing the Gamecocks their seventh straight loss in SEC Tournament play… The Rebels had 12 hits to the Gamecocks 10 but 5 errors hurt the Gamecocks… The Gamecocks now go to the elimination bracket and will play Texas A&M today at 10:30 while Ole Miss will take on Vanderbilt this afternoon at 4:30… Now for more information on this game and the other scores from yesterday and the complete tournament schedule, click here
- ACC Tournament… The ACC Baseball Tournament got underway yesterday but for baseball fans in this area it really starts today as the Clemson Tigers will take on Virginia today at 11 am up in Durham, NC… If you would like to see scores from yesterday and the entire tournament schedule, click here.
- Southern Conference…The Southern Conference Baseball Tournament continued yesterday up at Flour Field and a couple of scores with local interest were; Furman 3, – ESTU 0, Mercer 13 – Citadel 1 (7 innings – Sorry Bill Baldwin) and Western Carolina 10 – Wofford 9… Now for more information on these games and a look at the schedule for today, click here.
- Braves: It took them 13 innings to do it but the Braves lost (again) to the Brewers by a score of 3-2… The Braves and the Brewers play again tonight in Atlanta at 7:10… The Brewers will be going for a sweep of the series…. For more information on the game, click here.
- Drive: Yesterday the Greenville Drive put one in the win column as they defeated the Ashville Tourist 4-0 up in Ashville… Click here for more information on this game… The Drive remain on the road as they travel to Rome, GA to take on the Braves.
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