Seneca, Daniel win in volleyball

In high school volleyball on Wednesday, the Seneca Lady Bobcats defeated West-Oak in Western AAA play in five sets by scores of 25-22, 25-27, 25-27, 25-22 and 15-10. Elsewhere, it took Daniel three sets to beat Walhalla by scores of 25-21, 25-15 and 25-14. Up next, Seneca will host Daniel on Monday, while Walhalla will host West-Oak.

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South Carolina lands 2014 catcher

The South Carolina baseball team has picked up its first commitment from a catcher for the 2014 class from Hunter Taylor (5-11 190) of Onley, VA., according to TheBigSpur.com.   Taylor picked the Gamecocks over North Carolina, Virginia and Virginia Tech. Last season Taylor batted .571 with 4 home runs and 35 RBIs. Taylor also plays third base and the […]

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Brandon Sebirumbi Inks Contract With Portugal’s Sampaense

Former Furman University men’s basketball standout Brandon Sebirumbi inked a professional contract with Sampaense Basket of the Portuguese Basketball League, it was announced this week.  The 6-foot-9 forward paced the Paladins averaging 11.1 points and 5.6 rebounds per game as a senior during the 2011-12 season. He shot 52.9% from the field while starting all 31 games and leading Furman […]

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Braves drop one to Miami

Jose Reyes hit a two-out RBI single in the 10th inning Tuesday night, and the Miami Marlins overcame an awful ninth inning to snap the Atlanta Braves’ four-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory. Atlanta lost to Miami for only the fourth time in 14 meetings. The series will wrap up Wednesday night at 7:00 PM.

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NFL fans want their refs back

Pressure on the NFL to get their locked-out referees back on the field is intensifying, after a second week of games with replacement officials. Redskins linebacker Lorenzo Alexander explained it to The Washington Post: “It’s just like a team of rookies. If you’ve got a whole bunch of rookies on an NFL roster, you’re going to have a lot of […]

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Escobar banned for 3 games

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar has been suspended for three games without pay for writing a vulgar Spanish slur on the black strips under his eyes. A Spanish professor told The Toronto Star that the phrase can be interpreted in several negative ways, not all of them with a homophobic slant. Escobar told reporters it was “just a joke.” […]

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