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Fluor Field to Host HBCU Classic Presented by Michelin, N.A. on Friday

Fluor Field to Host HBCU Classic Presented by Michelin, N.A. on Friday

First pitch at 7:00 PM between Benedict College and Paine College Greenville, SC April 16, 2014 – On Friday, April 18th, the Drive and Michelin will join forces to pay tribute to a man that has made the most significant impact on the game of baseball – Jackie Robinson – with the 6th Annual HBCU Classic at Fluor Field. This special game will begin at 7 PM, when the Benedict College Tigers will take on the Paine College Lions. Both schools are recognized Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).  Tickets are $8 for open seating in the box seats, with 25% of the proceeds going to support the colleges’ athletic programs. “Jackie Robinson did so much for the game of […]

BMW Charity Pro-Am Brings Back Celebrity Walk of Fame

BMW Charity Pro-Am Brings Back Celebrity Walk of Fame

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Brings Celebrity Walk of Fame Back to Downtown Greenville GREENVILLE, SC Mar. 13, 2014 – Officials from the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation announced today that after a six-year hiatus, the Celebrity Walk of Fame presented by Piedmont Natural Gas is returning to downtown Greenville. “We’ve received questions about the Walk of Fame consistently since we last held the event in 2007, and we’re so excited to finally bring this unique event back to downtown Greenville, ” said Darin MacDonald, executive director of South Carolina Charities, Inc., the non-profit that manages the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. “We have to thank Piedmont Natural Gas for serving as the event’s […]

College Baseball and Single Game Tickets Highlight March 15th at Fluor Field

College Baseball and Single Game Tickets Highlight March 15th at Fluor Field

St. Paddy’s Day Dash and Bash kicks off the day Greenville, SC Mar. 12, 2014 – Opening Day at Fluor Field is a little over a month away, and the upcoming events on Saturday, March 15th will feature a little something for everyone in preparation for the 2014 Greenville Drive season. To kick things off on Saturday, Fluor Field will help host the St. Paddy’s Day Dash & Bash presented by Zaxby’s and powered by Jarden.  In addition, Saturdayserves as the day the Drive put 2014 single-game tickets on sale for the first time.  At 2:00 PM, after the Dash & Bash event concludes, the action continues as the Michigan State Spartans will take on the Harvard Crimson as part […]

Foreigner, Styx and Don Felder set to rock the Carolinas
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Foreigner, Styx and Don Felder set to rock the Carolinas

FORT ANN, NY Feb. 7, 2014 – Foreigner and Styx embody the Rock and Roll style of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s.  For the people who experienced it firsthand, not much more can beat listening to “Feels Like the First Time,” “Too Much Time on My Hands” or “Hot-Blooded” on vinyl.  That kind of reminiscent Rock and Roll attitude can be experienced live, once again, here in the Carolinas with two shows, one in Charlotte at PNC Music Pavilion on Saturday, May 31st and another at Charter Amphitheater in Simpsonville, SC on Friday, May 30th.  With special guest Don Felder, they kick off the three month tour called “The Soundtrack of Summer,” in Oklahoma City on May 16th. Tickets […]

Greenville Little Theatre Presents Spider’s Web

Greenville Little Theatre Presents Spider’s Web

GREENVILLE, SC January 30, 2014 – The Greenville Little Theatre (GLT) is proud to present Spider’s Web, by Agatha Christie. As the mystery begins, we meet Clarissa Hailsham-Brown, who is adept at spinning tall tales for her bored diplomatic circle. However, when a murder takes place in her drawing room she finds live drama much harder to cope with! Closely woven with thrills and comedy, it’s Agatha Christie at her best! An outstanding cast including two sets of father/son will bring this thriller to the GLT stage. Allen and Sam McCalla along with Robert and Peter Simms are joined by Eric Chamness, Meg Foster, Trevor Furlong, Evan Harris, Beth Munson, Paul Pillsbury, and Eryn Woo. Tickets prices are $26 with […]

Anthony Stitt Leads Cougars To 89-55 Rout Of Furman

Anthony Stitt Leads Cougars To 89-55 Rout Of Furman

CHARLESTON, SC November 23, 2013 –Junior guard Anthony Stitt (Charlotte, N.C.) scored a game-and season-high 21 points to lead College of Charleston to an 89-55 rout of Furman on Saturday night at TD Arena. The Cougars (2-3) snapped a two-game losing skid prior to traveling out to Southern California next week for the DIRECTV Wooden Legacy tournament – a field comprised of top teams such as San Diego State, Creighton, Arizona State and Marquette among others. CofC won its third-straight against its former Southern Conference rival Paladins (2-2) in the all-time series – the first as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. The Cougars shot a season-best 56.9 percent from the floor (33-of-58) and had four players score in […]

Clemson Second Entering Final Round of Furman Invitational

Clemson Second Entering Final Round of Furman Invitational

GREENVILLE, SC September 21, 2013 – Ashlan Ramsey shot a one under par 71 to lead Clemson to a second place standing after two rounds of the Furman Invitational in Greenville, SC. The Tigers are five shots out of the team lead held by GRU Augusta (formerly Augusta State), entering Sunday morning’s final round. GRU Augusta stands at 573 after 36 holes on the par 72 Furman University Course. Clemson is second at 578 after shooting a three over par 291 on Saturday. Wisconsin is in third place at 584, while host school Furman stands at 591. Clemson is 18 shots ahead of Florida State, the only other ACC team in the field. All 16 teams will tee off in […]

CofC Cougars Continue to Roll at Furman Cross Country Classic

CofC Cougars Continue to Roll at Furman Cross Country Classic

GREENVILLE, SC September 15, 2013 – The College of Charleston; men’s and women’s cross country teams continued their strong start to the 2013 season on Saturday, at the inaugural Furman Cross Country Classic, in Greenville, S.C. Competing against some of the nation’s premier programs, the Cougar women finished the day in seventh place, while the men, led by junior Mackenzie Johnston (Hilton Head S.C.) – who broke the men’s 8K school record – also finished in seventh. The talent-laden Cougars, coming off a fantastic showing at Carolina Challenge, posted top-ten finishes on both the men’s and women’s side for the second consecutive meet. “I’m proud of how our group raced today,” said head coach Amy Seago. “Obviously, the goal is […]

CofC Men’s Soccer Drops Overtime Decision to Furman

CofC Men’s Soccer Drops Overtime Decision to Furman

GREENVILLE, SC September 7, 2013 – The College of Charleston men’s soccer team fell, 1-0, in overtime at Stone Stadium on Saturday evening. The Cougars (1-2) were outshot, 16-17, but defended well to force the game into overtime. Freshman forward Xavier Rajpaul (Port of Spain, Trinidad) led the Cougars with four shot attempts. Sophomore goalkeeper Alex Young (Greenville, S.C.) made his first career start and made three saves to keep a shutout through regulation, but Eli Pinner scored on the first – and only – shot of the overtime period in the 94th minute. Pinner’s decisive strike was a long-range drive which found its way into the left side of the net. Young made his debut when he started the […]

Red Sox Acquire RHPs Jake Peavy and Brayan Villarreal, Send Jose Iglesias to the Tigers in 3-Team, 7-Player Deal

Red Sox Acquire RHPs Jake Peavy and Brayan Villarreal, Send Jose Iglesias to the Tigers in 3-Team, 7-Player Deal

Red Sox send minor leaguers Wendelken, Montas, and Rondon to White Sox; OF Avisail Garcia goes from Tigers to Red Sox to White Sox   BOSTON, MA July 31, 2013 — The Boston Red Sox tonight acquired right-handers Jake Peavy from the Chicago White Sox and Brayan Villarreal from the Detroit Tigers and sent shortstop Jose Iglesias to Detroit in a three-team, seven-player deal that sent three minor leaguers to Chicago.  In the trade, the Red Sox acquired outfielder Avisail Garcia from Detroit and sent him to Chicago. The Red Sox sent minor leaguers J.B. Wendelken and Francelis Montas, both right-handed pitchers, and infielder Cleuluis Rondon to the White Sox. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben […]